lakeland florida: Fall Is The Perfect Time to Buy A Lakeland Fl Home For Sale! - 10/09/13 04:57 AM
Fall Is The Perfect Time to Buy A Lakeland Fl Home For Sale!  
Not only is Lakeland Florida a great place to live, but fall is the perfect time to buy a Lakeland Fl home for sale. Next to spring, fall is the busiest season in the real estate market.
 

 
Fall offers many benefits for home buyers. Here are some of them:
1. Year-end tax breaks.
During the months of September and October, people start thinking about the year-end tax breaks they can be eligible for. Owning a home can yield greater tax returns since mortgage … (3 comments)

lakeland florida: Spring Is In The Air In Lakeland FL - 03/03/13 12:18 AM
Spring Is In The Air In Lakeland FL
  Although the weather is a bit cooler at this moment in beautiful Lakeland Florida, the outlook is that spring is in the air.  I have taken so many photographs of beautiful flowers, swans nesting at Lake Morton and the beautiful surrounding natural 38 lakes that I get never tired sharing it with my readers and buyers who are interested in this great family town.

Beautiful Plumeria taken in Lakeland FL - Spring Obsession

Beautiful variety of orchids at Spring Obsession

Lake Mirror - Lakeland FL is … (2 comments)

lakeland florida: Chef T’s Garden Grill Lakeland Florida - Dining Experience Extraordinaire - 01/22/12 11:16 PM
Chef T’s Garden Grill Lakeland Florida - Dining Experience Extraordinaire 
This past holiday, I received a gift certificate from one of my clients to a restaurant I had no idea it existed.  Hmh, could there be a well kept secret in town that I had no clue after living in Lakeland Florida for such a long time Chef T’s Garden Grill even existed?
  
Curiosity struck me when I was told about the history of this historic home which was owned by Frances and Olin Chiles, uncle of the late Governor Lawton Chiles, Jr. - please click here to read more
Chef Terry Doner brought the … (17 comments)

lakeland florida: A Great Day In Lakeland FL - September 17, 2011 - 09/17/11 03:05 PM
A Great Day In Lakeland FL - September 17, 2011
Today was another great day in Lakeland FL.  Folks living in Lakeland will agree with me that this city is an ideal place to live in and raise kids. Lakeland is never a dull city. It has all-year round activities like First Fridays to numerous festivals, not just in downtown Lakeland but all over the city of Lakeland.
Today, an event took place that has been going on for eight years now.  To honor the environment, Lakes Education/Action Drive (LE/AD) in partnership with Lakeland Clean & Beautiful, the City of Lakeland and Lakeland … (2 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Florida Holiday Event – Holiday Walkabout 2010 - 10/25/10 06:51 AM
 
Lakeland Florida Holiday Event – Holiday Walkabout 2010

Imagine this!  Horse–drawn wagon rides, holiday music, kiddy train ride, pony rides,  pictures taken with Santa and Mr.s Claus, Grinch, holiday decoration throughout downtown Lakeland near Munn Park on November 30, 2010, and much more…

This is going to be a fun-filled event for the whole family to enjoy – Holiday Walkabout 2010 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

There will be three villages; all decked out in holiday decorations:
Santa’s Village  (located on the block of Pine Street) – photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus and holiday treats … (3 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Florida – 2010 Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival - 10/12/10 08:16 AM

Lakeland Florida – 2010 Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival The annual Lake Mirror Classic Auto Festival takes place around Lake  Mirror and in the Downtown Lakeland Florida area on October 15 - 17, 2010. Best of all – it’s free! This is one of my favorite events drawing a crowd of about 35,000 people wandering around Lake Mirror viewing a field of about 600 vehicles. It is considered as one of the best shows in the Southeast. There is no doubt in my mind that visiting Lake Mirror Classic will mesmerize car enthusiasts around Lakeland and the country. This fun-filled … (3 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Florida Homes For Sale - Easy Home Search with QR Codes - 10/08/10 11:07 AM

Lakeland Florida Homes For Sale - Easy Home Search with QR Codes  Have you seen print ads lately with some funny bar codes looking like the one on the right here?  They are very popular in Europe and Asia for folks who love the mobility and the information these QR codes provide. There are plenty of Lakeland homes available in all different price ranges, shapes or sizes from Ranch to Traditional or Colonial Style homes.  Whether you are looking for a home under $100,000 or looking into the more luxury market.  Recognizing that Lakeland has plenty to offer, from it's … (3 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Florida News – U.S. News & World Ranks Florida Southern College 8th In Southern Region - 08/18/10 01:05 PM
 
Lakeland Florida News – U.S. News & World Ranks Florida Southern College 8th In Southern Region
U.S. News & World ranked Florida Southern College in Lakeland Florida 8th place in the Southern Region based on graduation, retention rates, faculty quality, class size.  

Lakeland’s Florida Southern College is a private liberal arts school affiliated with the Methodist Church that offers outstanding liberal arts and science core, as well as great professional programs for business and the medical field.  Graduates of Florida Southern College become scientists, doctors, lawyers, teachers, business leaders, and volunteers contributing throughout our world. And … (1 comments)

lakeland florida: Lunch Date…not sure where to go – Give Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro in Lakeland FL a Try! - 08/10/10 10:42 AM

Lunch Date…not sure where to go – Give Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro in Lakeland FL a Try! Recently I met with two wonderful ladies for lunch at Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro, located on 205 E Main Street, Lakeland, Florida right across from Munn Park in downtown Lakeland.   I have been there on many occasions for a cup of coffee with a client or a gathering such as a tweetup, light dinner during First Fridays.  I have never been disappointed in their food or their service.    Greeted by friendly staff who in no … (4 comments)

lakeland florida: Welcome to North Lakeland Wedgewood Golf & Country Club Community - 04/06/10 01:56 PM
Welcome to North Lakeland Wedgewood Golf & Country Club Community
The Wedgewood Golf & Country Club in North Lakeland Florida is nestled between Interstate 4 and Lake Gibson.  While driving on Carpenters Way you immediately notice its fabulous golf course smack dab in the middle with its beautiful water features, rolling hills, strategically placed bunkers, surging Bermuda green round out the various small subdivisions of:
Cambridge on Green - Townhomes Cambridge on Tee - Townhomes Fairfield - Townhomes Sandwedge Villas - Villas Wedgewood Golf & Country Club – Single Family Homes Wedgewood Lake Estates – Gated Subdivision – Luxury Single … (0 comments)

lakeland florida: TerraLargo – Premier Gated Community in North Lakeland FL - 04/01/10 02:16 AM
TerraLargo – Premier Gated Community in North Lakeland FL
Discover a Tuscan oasis under the Florida sun with TerraLargo’s premier gated community in North Lakeland. Beyond this luxurious private entrance off Sleepy Hill Road, you are welcomed by lavishly manicured gardens and water fountains as you make your way around the circular driveways into TerraLargo’s premier community. 
Looking for a resort-style living with tranquility in mind?
Inspired by the rolling hills of Italy’s Tuscan region, TerraLargo is one of the newest communities in North Lakeland. It is situated on 650 acres, reminiscent of a romantic Tuscan countryside allowing for a … (0 comments)

lakeland florida: First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Sun ‘n Fun Skyward Festival” – April 2nd, 2010 - 03/31/10 04:16 AM
First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Sun ‘n Fun Skyward Festival” – April 2nd, 2010
With Lakeland’s Annual Sun ‘n Fun just around the corner, the folks of Downtown Lakeland Partnership and organizers of the Sun ‘n Fun came together in marriage for this First Friday’s event of “Sun ‘n Fun Skyward Festival” on April 2nd, 2010.
What a cool way to have an event, such as First Friday’s Sun ‘n Fun Skyward Festival filled with entertainment and excitement leading to Lakeland’s major event of the year  “Annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In.




Entertainment for the … (2 comments)

lakeland florida: North Lakeland – Affordable Living at its Best - 03/25/10 09:28 AM
North Lakeland provides you affordable living at its best, especially in today’s real estate market. Today’s buyers are looking for great location with easy access to amenities and I’m here to tell you all about buying a home in North Lakeland. Lakeland Florida is known to its residents when being asked where you live in Lakeland to give an answer to live in North Lakeland or South Lakeland.  Living in North Lakeland since 1993 I have soon realized its convenient location to shopping, schools, hospital, churches, dining, recreation and easy access to major highways and interstate.  
North Lakeland has many … (0 comments)

lakeland florida: Annual Sun ’n Fun Fly-In Lakeland – Linder Airport Becomes the Busiest Airport in North America - 03/24/10 12:40 PM
For one week in April from 13th- 18th, Linder Airport will become the busiest airport in North America during the 36th annual Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In event held in Lakeland, Florida. It is estimated that this gathering will entertain about 170,000 visitors from around the county and the world.  The 2010 Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In event will be staged on 850 acre footprint of the Lakeland Linder Airport engaging all levels of aviation enthusiast, professional pilots, aviation students and kids of dreaming to fly an airplane, as well as folks who design, build and fly their own airplane.
What is there … (2 comments)

lakeland florida: Thumbs Up! Meisner Paint & Body Shop - Lakeland Florida - 03/11/10 10:10 PM
Looking for a good auto body and paint shop here in Lakeland Florida?
When roads are slick, caution must be taken when driving a car.  When the beautiful Florida sun is setting in front of your eyes while driving, caution must be taken when driving a car. 
Fender bender happens every day.
January 1st, well 2nd started out with a bang!  I drove with my daughters and grandkids to the Orlando outlet mall shopping and had a wonderful time.  As we were leaving the outlet mall the sun was setting and traffic was backed up leading to a major road … (12 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Harrison School for the Arts presents “The Three Musketeers” - 03/08/10 04:06 AM
Lakeland Harrison School for the Arts presents “The Three Musketeers”
Did you miss this wonderful play of Micah Ariel James adaptations of Dumas’ renowned novel of “The Three Musketeers” this past weekend?
Great reviews of past performances! At last weekend’s almost sold out performances and raving reviews by patrons, you sure don’t want to miss this exciting production of “The Three Musketeers” that is being showcased by the Harrison School for the Arts’ talented group of theater students.
For another weekend, you are encouraged to see this performance in the new Black Box Theatre located on 750 Lakeland Hollingsworth Drive, Lakeland … (0 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Florida Annual Pancake Festival – February 13th, 2010 - 02/08/10 01:52 AM
Lakeland Florida Annual Pancake Festival – February 13th, 2010
Hungry for sausage and pancake?  Lakeland Kiwanis Clubs is in full preparation for their 52nd annual Pancake Festival on Saturday, February 13th, 2010. Local volunteers from the Kiwanis Club will be up early to serve all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and coffee at the hanger at Tiger Town starting at 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Come out and support Lakeland’s Kiwanis Club community programs.  There will be displays and booths by local merchants along with entertainment in the afternoon. Tickets at door is $5.00 adults; $2.00 children.
Last year, my family enjoyed the good … (2 comments)

lakeland florida: UPDATE:First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Dancing in the Streets” – February 12th, 2010 - 02/03/10 06:37 AM
First Friday in Lakeland Florida – Local Event “Dancing in the Streets” – February 5th, 2010 12th, 2010
The rescheduled First Friday event of February 12, 2010 is canceled. We don't expect any snow in Lakeland unlike the folks in the panhandle of Florida, but we will get drenched in rain.
UPDATE:  The weather was not co-operating yesterday for Lakeland's First Friday event.  I was downtown yesterday, only to find out that the event was postponed due to rain for next Friday (February 12th, 2010).
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what
better theme Downtown Lakeland Partnership could … (3 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Fl Free Entertainment – Annual Tiger Town Pig Festival January 29-30 2010 - 01/24/10 05:33 AM
Lakeland Fl Free Entertainment – Annual Tiger Town Pig Festival January 29-30 2010
Hi folks!  It is time for our annual Tiger Town Pig Festival next to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland Florida.  At this free event, yes free and even parking is free, you will find the best barbeque around – every taste buds will be mesmerized by the variety of finger lickin’ barbeque with all sorts of variety.
In its 14th year, Lakeland Pig Fest is well known for its barbeque competition enticing professional barbeque teams to travel to our beautiful city and compete in four categories: Ribs, Chicken, … (7 comments)

lakeland florida: Lakeland Real Estate Update 12/01/09-12/15/09 - 12/21/09 05:39 AM
Update for the Lakeland real estate market! 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 15th totaled 126 Lakeland homes recently came on the market. A 16% increase from the my previous report. The average sales price of Lakeland homes listed with area Realtors® increased to $200,409.
The types of homes and average prices just listed in Lakeland, Florida according to the Multiple Listing Services (MLS) are as follows:
1 duplex listed for $119,900
4 condos listed with an average sales price of $119,925
16 … (0 comments)

 
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