housing market: Polk County Florida Housing Market - Polk County FL Real Estate Market - 01/06/14 01:04 AM
Polk County Florida Housing Market - Polk County FL Real Estate Market
The charts below will give you up-to-date real estate trends in real time for the Polk County Florida real estate market according to Florida Regional MLS. Monthly housing statistics for Polk County. Detailed reports with Average and Median Sales Price, Days on Market and Market Activity for Polk County, Florida.
Closed Sales | Polk County Florida

Median Sold Price | Polk County Florida

Average Sold Price | Polk County Florida

Average Days on Market | Polk County Florida

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housing market: Overall Existing Lakeland FL Housing Market – April 2013 - 05/30/13 08:55 PM
Overall Existing Lakeland FL Housing Market – April 2013
There are so many ways to show and predict the real estate market in Lakeland. You can look at month-over-month numbers and year-over-year, and compare it to zip codes, single family homes, condominiums, manufactured homes and square-foot costs to closed sales, you can manipulate it in every way possible to make the stats say just about anything you want them to say. You can say sales prices are going up because homes sold for more this month than they did the same month last year, but that doesn’t take into account the … (4 comments)

housing market: Overall Existing Lakeland FL Housing Market – August 2012 - 10/01/12 03:39 AM
Overall Existing Lakeland FL Housing Market – August 2012
Overall Existing Lakeland FL home prices and sales continued to improve in August. Average and median home prices have increased, from the previous month and from previous year.   The current overall housing inventory of actively Lakeland FL Homes for Sale stands at 1183 (10/01/2012). 
Lakeland FL Real Estate market report – August 2012
Lakeland Homes sold in August: 242 previous month: 219 – previous year August 11: 226 sold
August – average sales price $120,927
Previous month: $117,922 (2.55%) – previous year August 11: $118,160 (2.34%)
August – median sales price $111,000
Previous month: $98,000 (13.27%) – … (5 comments)

housing market: Lakeland FL Housing Market – Positive Sales – June 2012 - 08/01/12 11:08 PM
Lakeland FL Housing Market – Positive Sales – June 2012
Overall Existing Lakeland FL home prices and sales remain positive in June. Average and median prices increased from previous year by double digits, however median prices decreased from previous month.  Even though the overall housing market shows eight months of housing supply, current pending sales are increasing to 769 housing units. The current housing inventory of actively Lakeland FL Homes for Sale stands at 1181 (08/01/12).

Distressed properties continue to be a major contributor in determining market values for Lakeland FL homes. June market share of distressed homes, however, had increased to 48% which is an … (2 comments)

housing market: Lakeland FL - Winter Haven Considered One Of The Best Housing Market - 05/15/12 08:57 PM
Lakeland FL - Winter Haven Considered One Of The Best Housing Market
  In an article by Business Insider, Mamta Batkar considered that Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL is one of the best 15 housing markets in the next five years.  Not a bit surprised since the last five years have been the road from hell when it comes to the Lakeland FL real estate market.  Prices have dropped like you would drop a hot cake off the pan if it lands in your bare hands.  Needless to say, the decline of overall home prices are at about 50-60% from Mid 2006. With most … (5 comments)

housing market: Lakeland FL Existing Overall Home Prices – November 2011 - 01/01/12 11:49 AM
Lakeland FL Existing Overall Home Prices  – November 2011
Average overall Lakeland existing home prices dropped to $109,606 in November from the previous month.  Overall median home prices for existing homes in Lakeland Florida also decreased from the previous month as well as from the previous year.  While the inventory of Lakeland foreclosures is down, distressed properties continue to be a major contributor in determining market values for Lakeland FL homes, November market share of distressed homes was 51% which is an indication that buyers are more willing to stick with short sales as banks are willing to approve short sales in a shorter time frame. 
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housing market: Lakeland FL Existing Overall Home Prices Rose In October 2011 - 11/30/11 12:44 PM
Lakeland FL Existing Overall Home Prices Rose In October 2011
Average overall Lakeland existing home prices rose to $115,266 in October.  Overall median home prices for existing homes in Lakeland Florida increased from the previous month as well as from the previous year.  While distressed properties continue to be a major contributor in determining market values for Lakeland FL homes, October market share of distressed homes however, increased to 52% from the previous months which is an indication that banks are willing to approve short sales because short sale closings have improved and foreclosures are picking back up.

Lakeland Homes sold in October: 189 previous month:187 – previous … (2 comments)

housing market: Lakeland FL Short Sale and Foreclosure Market Report – September 2011 - 10/30/11 10:36 AM
Lakeland FL Short Sale and Foreclosure Market Report – September 2011
 
For the month of September, the Lakeland real estate market of short sales and bank-owned (REO) properties has declined. There were a total of only 86 distressed homes sold that were in some kind of distress, compared to the 107 homes the previous month and 132 home the previous year.
 
Current inventory for Lakeland foreclosures as of 10/30/11 is at 83, while 74 homes currently are under contract and awaiting closing. 
 
What are the price ranges, buyers and investors are most interested?
 
Lakeland Foreclosures Market Report
$49,999 … (4 comments)

housing market: Lakeland FL Existing Housing Market Report - September 2011 - 10/27/11 01:06 PM
Lakeland FL Existing Housing Market Report - September 2011
Average overall Lakeland existing home prices continue to slide for to $114,886 in September.  However, the overall median home prices for existing homes in Lakeland Florida rebounded from the previous month and remained the same from the previous year.  While distressed properties continue to be a major contributor in determining market values for Lakeland FL homes, September market share of distressed homes however, decreased to 46% from the previous months. 

Lakeland Homes sold in September: 187-previous month:  226 – previous year September 10: 197 sold
September – average sales price $114,886
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housing market: Overall Polk County Existing Home Prices – August 2011 - 09/30/11 06:25 AM
Overall Polk County Existing Home Prices – August 2011
Overall Average Polk County existing home prices increased from the previous month to $104,066 by a small margin of 1/2% . Polk County’s overall existing home sales in August increased to a total of 630, compared to 579 Polk County Homes sold in July 2011. 
A look back in history of Polk County’s overall existing median home prices compared to August 2011 median price of $82,070:
August 2005 - median price $178,000 (-53.89%) - 884 homes sold
August 2006 – median price $190,000 (-56.80%) – 821 homes sold
August 2007 – median … (3 comments)

housing market: Lakeland FL Short Sale and Foreclosure Market Report – August 2011 - 09/26/11 01:15 PM
Lakeland FL Short Sale and Foreclosure Market Report – August 2011
For the month of August, the Lakeland real estate market of short sales and bank-owned (REO) properties have rose well above last month sale. There were a total of only 107 distressed homes sold that were in some kind of distress, compared to the 69 homes the previous month and 110 home the previous year.
Current inventory for Lakeland foreclosures as of 9/26/11 is at 71, while 92 homes currently are under contract and awaiting closing. 
What are the price ranges, buyers and investors are most interested?
Lakeland Foreclosures Market Report
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housing market: Lakeland FL Overall Existing Home Sales for June 2011 - 07/27/11 02:29 AM
Lakeland FL Overall Existing Home Sales for June 2011
 
Overall existing home sales in Lakeland Florida slipped to $95,423 for the month of June, when compared to the previous month as well as the previous year.
217 Lakeland overall homes sales in June: 
May 2011:  232 – previous year June 10: 224 sold
June – average sales price $95,423
May: $110,093 (-13.32%) – previous year June 10: $118,041 (-19.16%)
June – median sales price $80,000
May: $89,995 (-11.11%) – previous year June 10: $109,750 (-27.11%)



The graph below represents average and median home sales for June in Lakeland, Fl for various … (2 comments)

housing market: Overall Lakeland FL Existing Home Sales for April 2011 - 05/19/11 07:39 AM
Overall Lakeland FL Existing Home Sales for April 2011
 

Lakeland Florida average overall home sales for existing homes slipped to $107,892 for the month of April when compared to the prior month and April of the previous year of $110,880.  The number of homes sold generally remained stable since hitting a low in November 2010 - a total of 215 existing homes sold in Lakeland FL.
 

 
215 Lakeland overall homes sales in April: 
March 2011:  227 – previous year April 10: 249 sold
April – average sales price $107,892
March: $114,573 (-5.83%) – previous year April … (2 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for March 2011 - 04/26/11 12:28 AM
 
Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for March 2011
 

Lakeland Florida average overall home sales improved without the government’s incentive of the first-time home buyer tax credit, to $114,573 for the month of March when compared to the prior month and March of the previous year of $113,417.  Home sales continued to increase since hitting a low in November 2010 - a total of 227 existing homes sold in Lakeland FL
 
227 Lakeland Fl houses that have sold in March, an increase from the previous month of February of 192.  March market share of … (0 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Florida Short Sale and Foreclosure Market Report – February 2011 - 04/05/11 02:20 AM
 
Lakeland Florida Short Sale and Foreclosure Market Report – February 2011
For the month of February, the Lakeland real estate market of short sales and bank-owned (REO) properties that were sold decreased to 67.46% from the previous month. There were a total of 114 distressed homes sold, the same as January 2011 and 89 distressed Lakeland homes sold the year prior, according to Mid-Florida Regional MLS.
  
The Graph below compares sold homes in all categories – Traditional Sales (None Distressed), Lakeland Foreclosures (REO) and Lakeland Short Sales.
 

 
Average days to Closing for bank-owned properties are 124 days
Average … (0 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for February 2011 - 04/04/11 05:49 AM
 
Lakeland FL Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for February 2011
Lakeland Florida average overall home sales slipped again to $93,265 for the month of February compared to the month of January 2011.  While the overall inventory of homes are shrinking (around 1600 homes for sale in Lakeland FL compared to over 2000 homes for sale  at the end of the 4th quarter of 2010) and sellers starting to realize that home prices are not increasing anytime soon since we are still dealing with a lot of distressed homes, such as short sale and foreclosures.
 
192 Lakeland Fl … (1 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for January 2011 - 02/22/11 10:04 AM
 
Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for January 2011
 
Average overall Lakeland Florida home sales took a nose dive to $94,095 for the month of January compared to the previous month.  The last time I saw average sales price like this was April 2001 at $89,607.  I don’t have the numbers prior to 2001, since our Multiple Listing Service provides data for ten years.  
 
169 Lakeland Fl houses that have sold in January which also decreased from the previous month of December of 197.  January market share of distressed homes rose to 67% from … (3 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for December 2010 - 01/19/11 01:07 PM

Lakeland Fl Homes for Sale – Overall Home Sales for December 2010

Average overall Lakeland Florida home sales decreased to $112,748 for the month of December compared to the previous month.  195 Lakeland Fl houses that have sold which represents above average numbers for this year’s total of 2,287 houses sold. December market share of distressed homes rose to 61% from the previous month. 


Lakeland overall homes sales in December: 
195 - previous month:  133 – previous year December 09: 194 sold
December – average sales price $112,748
Previous month: $120,073 (-6.10%) – previous year December 09: $123,866 (-8.98%)
December – median sales … (0 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Fl Real Estate Update – Overall Home Sales for October 2010 - 11/24/10 07:29 AM

Lakeland Fl Real Estate Update – Overall Home Sales for October 2010

Overall Lakeland Florida home sales decreased to $114,532 for the month of October, down 4.67% from the previous month.  The number of Lakeland homes sold was the third lowest this year to 166 homes sold, reasoning the recent foreclosure moratorium from. October market share of distressed homes decreased to 60% from the previous month. Distressed properties continue to be a major factor in determining overall market values for Lakeland FL homes for the remainder of this year and 2011.
 

 
Lakeland overall homes sales in October: 
166 - previous month:  195 – previous year … (1 comments)

housing market: Lakeland Fl Real Estate Update – Overall Home Sales for September 2010 - 10/27/10 04:23 AM

Lakeland Fl Real Estate Update – Overall Home Sales for September 2010
Overall Lakeland Florida home sales increased to $120,143 for the month of September and the number of Lakeland homes sold increased from as well to 195. Average and median prices, however, declined from the previous year.   Distressed properties continue to be a major factor in determining overall market values forLakeland FL homes. September market share of distressed homes increased to 67% from the previous month.

 
Lakeland overall homes sales in September:
195 – previous month:  187 – previous year September 09: 184 sold
September – average sales price $120,143
Previous month: … (0 comments)

 
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