Lakeland-Winter Haven FL Worst City for Real Estate Investing – I beg to differ!

Lakeland – Winter Haven Florida Worst City for Real Estate Investing – I beg to differ. Just recently I read Ms. Levy’s Forbes blog about Lakeland-Winter Haven Florida being the worst city of real estate investing. This article did not sit well with me and I did read it more […] Read more »

Overall Polk County Existing Home Sales for May 2010

Polk County’s overall existing home sales continued to improve somewhat in May. However, prices continue to drift downwards blaming it still widely on discounted distressed sales throughout the county from the previous year and the years prior. A look back in history: · May 2006 – median price $188,000  (-%50.93) […] Read more »

Overall Polk County Existing Home Sales for March 2010

Polk County’s overall existing home sales had a record breaking month, which are shown in the numbers in most major cities throughout Polk County. However, prices continue to drift downwards blaming it widely on discounted distressed sales throughout the county from the previous year. 758 existing homes sold – an […] Read more »

Overall Polk County Real Estate Market – February 2010

Overall Polk County Existing Home Sales for February 2010 Polk County’s overall existing home sales increased and it goes along with what has been reported at state and national level with increased sales for February. However, prices continue to drift downwards blaming it widely on discounted distressed sales throughout. 596 […] Read more »

Appealing your Polk County Property Appraiser’s Market Value Appraisal

To determine market value or as I would say the property assessment value the Polk County Property Appraiser uses to arrive when assessing your Polk County home for property tax purposes. The Polk County Property Appraiser establishes assessed value by knowing the selling price for similar properties and also takes […] Read more »

Polk County Existing Home Sales for January 2010

Slow start of the overall Polk County Home Sales in January when comparing sales history for the past year. Although average Polk County home prices have somewhat been stable in recent months, the number of homes sold in Polk County took a nose dive when comparing the number of sales […] Read more »

Polk County Existing Home Sales for December 2009

Overall Polk County Home Sales rose and prices fell in 2009 from the previous year. Is this true in your neck of the woods?  I’m sure you heard about that this is a buyer’s market in the news and media outlets, but is it really? Real Estate still remains very […] Read more »

Real Estate Market Update for Polk County – November 2009

I was recently asked by a reader why are my Real Estate Market Statistics being published later in the month. I simply replied that I want to be as accurate as I possibly can to my readers and followers.  Generally, I blog about my monthly Lakeland Real Estate Market Report […] Read more »

September Homes Sales rise overall in Polk County

The Polk County Florida housing market rose overall in September with 596 existing home sold – an increase of 8% from the previous month (551 sold homes) in Polk County – an increase in sales activity of 25% from the previous year. Overall Polk’s median price for existing homes increased […] Read more »