Homes for sale in Lakeland FL come in many styles and designs. Homes for sale in this city are also available in a wide variety of communities and settings. There are many great reasons to consider purchasing and moving to this beautiful city and great real estate prices is just one of them. Commuters to Tampa or toward Orlando most commonly choose Northern Lakeland but with the turnpike much of the southern part of the city can also be considered.
Southern Lakeland FL makes up the largest part of the housing market for the city. The median price is higher, there are more gated communities and it is slightly less rural than most consider North Lakeland FL to be. Out of the entire city I personally prefer the southern portion because that is where most of the luxury homes are found. Not to mention the best lakes etc.
As of the month (30 Previous Days) ending the first of this month there have been 355 homes sell. Of those homes 273 were traditional single family homes and the median price was $280,000 which is up $8,000 from the previous 30 day period. The most expensive home to sell was in South Lakeland and sold for $1,900,000.
Most people already have a preferred price point to shop in. They also know how many bedrooms they want and a square footage preference as well. Pools are something many want at their own home especially since the events of 2020 and 2021. Others want to share the expense of a community pool which they may use sparingly. Here are just a few links to popular home searches for homes for sale in Lakeland FL.
Normally in Lakeland FL 24 hours notice is required to view homes for sale. Keep in mind that the home owner may have to make arrangements for child care, pets, cleaning the home or potentially get a tenant to agree to the showing time.
Pre-approval is required by most buyers to view their home. The buyers do not want to show a home for sale to someone not qualified to purchase. In some instances proof of funds may be required to be shown to the sellers before they allow their home to be shown. Normally this is at a higher price point.
Gated communities will most often deny you entrance without a Realtor accompanying you. This will not allow you to drive by and see the home even from the outside. Get a great Realtor on your side as soon as possible when you are prepared to purchase any of the homes for sale in Lakeland FL.
Normally after viewing the perfect home for sale an offer to purchase will be filled out. If the offer is accepted or successfully negotiated the home is owned by the new buyer 6 weeks later. Some cash purchases can be accomplished much sooner and some short sales and foreclosures can take six months for the title to change hands. We have seen it all and are here to assist you through to completion. Below, newest listings first are the homes for sale in Lakeland FL.