Comments centered this week on why a pair of Lakeland Local columnists were not Libertarians. Kemp Brinson kicked off the discussion with a Martin Luther King Day post Why I’m Not a Libertarian. Billy Townsend ended the weak explaining Why Billy is Not a Libertarian. No other Lakeland Local columnists chose this week to announce […]
08/29 to 09/06
Starting with this map, we’re including “Special Provisions” information in the title of every item. The special provisions are: REO/Bank-Owned (foreclosed homes), Short Sale, and none (traditional sales.)
If you miss a realty map, the Lakeland Local front page has been redesigned to include the previous three weekly new listings maps.
As always, listing information is supplied by Realtor Petra Norris at Lakeland Florida Living.
The listings added 08/23 to 08/28:
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For the month of May, the Lakeland Real Estate market has shown slight improvement, but compared to previous year, it has been much of the same for when considering sales prices. A total of 221 Lakeland homes were sold in May with average and median prices still declining from the previous year. Distressed properties are still driving down market values with over 57% of market share. — Petra Norris
Overall Lakeland real estate sales activity remained very active and strong last month with a total of 244 Lakeland homes sold in April. Average and median prices are still declining from the previous year. The government’s tax credit program for homebuyers and low mortgage rates surely has impacted strong sales activity. However, it did not translate to higher prices with the blame going to high unemployment rates and stricter mortgage lending guidelines for individuals. — Petra Norris
Newly listed homes for the period of April 16th through April 30th decreased to 158 Lakeland homes for sale. The average sales price of Lakeland homes listed with area Realtors® decreased to $167,036 from my previous report. The total inventory for homes for sale still hovers around 1,900 — Petra Norris….
Lakeland real estate sales activity continuously increased the past few months and March showed great improvement. Although there were 235 Lakeland homes sold in March, such number I have not seen since 2007, average and median prices took a double digit steep decline at about 14% from the previous year.
In my last month Lakeland Real Estate market report, I asked the question, “Will the roller coaster ride continue in 2010?” Folks, brace for a nose dive! Although there were 152 Lakeland homes sold in February, average and median prices took a double digit steep decline. Distressed properties are still driving down market values with over 55% of market share…..See the map at LakelandLocal.com
A total of 563 properties are currently actively being marketed that are facing foreclosure. There were 69 Lakeland homes newly listed in the distressed category with average prices of $132,768 or $73.95 per square foot. — Petra Norris
Lakeland ended the year on a high note in sales. With 194 homes sold overall, the month of December proved to be the best month for 2009 — Petra Norris CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland Homes Sold December 2009 Full Size Map — Lakeland Homes Sold December 2009 The report from Petra Norris at Lakeland Florida […]
Currently, there are 1878 homes for sale throughout Lakeland – as of 01/08/10. Newly listed homes for the period of December 16th through December 31st totaled 121 Lakeland homes recently came on the market. The average sales price of Lakeland homes listed with area Realtors® for decreased to $197,553 from my previous report.
CommunityWalk Map – Lakeland FL New Home Listings 12/01/ – 12/15 Full Size Map Lakeland FL New Home Listings 12/01/ – 12/15 The report from Petra Norris at Lakeland Florida Living… Currently, there are 1901 homes for sale throughout Lakeland – as of 12/21/09. Newly listed homes for the period of December 1st through December […]
This map covers homes newly listed during the period 10/01 to 10/15. Check inside for the report from Petra Norris and the interactive map including Google Street Views…
The news ran through Twitter this afternoon. A candidate for the Lakeland City Commission was served a search warrant at his home. Readers of Lakeland Local can figure out whose home was searched.
Inside we have a play-by-play of the 3038 Cleveland Heights Blvd property deeds registered in Polk County since January 2004.
Also, some pertinent information about D. Scott Heineman and Kurt F. Johnson, two men once listed as trustees for the Goetz Family Trust.
Last week there were 70 homes newly listed in Lakeland with an average sales price of $199,935 or $108.16 per square foot. In total, there are 2,300 properties currently for sale according to the Multiple Listing Services (MLS). We have the new listings map and a report from Realtor Petra Norris
62 homes were listed for sale last week. We have the report from Lakeland Realtor Petra Norris and our special interactive map of all the properties listed. You can even see street images of most of the neighborhoods.