Lakeland, FL Real Estate News

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
So you are looking for Lakeland Pool homes for sale? That is a very popular search as Lakeland Pool homes are very desirable. Who doesn't enjoy spending the weekend in their backyard paradise cooking, spending time with family, and soaking up some rays. This is the most current list of Lakeland Pool Homes that is currently available on the market. Check it out and let us know what you think! These homes range in price from the high $100,000's to over $1,000,000 and at the time of this post there are 191 of them available for new owners.Call 863-333-5053 to discuss your needs in a Lakeland Pool home today!
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By Rob Arnold, Metro Orlando Full Service - Investor Friendly & F
(Sand Dollar Realty Group, Inc.)
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By Irvin Peña, Residential - Commercial - Investments
(Empire Network Realty)
Lakeland Churches, Temples, Synagogues Mosques & Religious Real Estate For Sale In Lakeland, FL. PLEASE INQUIRE FOR CURRENT STATUS!Contact Irv The Realtor,Your Church, Temple, Synagogue, Mosque & Religious Real Estate Specialist(407)272-8154ReligiousRealEstate@Gmail.comhttp://ChurchesForSaleFL.com/PLEASE CALL FOR CURRENT & UPDATED INFORMATION ON WHAT IS AVAILABLE IN LAKELAND.Are you looking looking to buy or sell a church, temple, mosque, synagogue or religious facility, land to build on or school property to continue building your ministry's vision? We can represent you in acquisition of any church sale, religious facility search, land to build on or school property in the U.S. We are Premier Church & Religious Real Estate Specialist in Lakeland, FL serving all religious groups, denomi...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Top 3 iOS Applications for Buying and Selling Properties Who would have thought that hunting for your next home around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate could be easily done without even moving from where you’re seated right now? Leading company Apple Inc. has made it possible for real estate companies to develop applications that will help them connect with buyers and sellers easier. Here are some applications you might want to download too once you’re ready to buy your dream home.Homesnap Real Estate and MLS Homes for SaleThis application is really helpful not only for buyers and sellers but for Realtors too. Many have recommended this for the ultimate house hunting experience. This application provides information that is up to date. You always get the latest information on new li...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Top 6 Tips for First Time Buyers of Grasslands Lakeland FL Real Estate Buying a home in Grasslands Lakeland FL for the first time can seem so daunting. As a buyer, you might be tempted to just either purchase the first property that fits into your price range or continue to rent. To clarify the process, you need to know what to expect. Read on for some tips that will help make the home buying experience easier for you.1. Save enough cash for down paymentBuying a property in Grasslands Golf & Country Club will be smoother if you have saved for the downpayment. Some mortgage lenders require a cash down payment of 5% to 20% of the sales price. Usually, buyers who are unable to pay 20% down have to pay an additional $100 to $200 every month to their mortgage lenders for private mortgage ins...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Fresh and Exciting Real Estate News in Lakeland FL There’s always something new and exciting happening in Lakeland 55+ communities real estate. Recently, the town has been gaining popularity for being one of the top places to live in and one of the most affordable places to buy a home. There are many resources to find out more information about the real estate market here and other current events that can really convince any potential buyer to buy a property here. Keep on reading for the latest updates around town and find reasons that make Lakeland an awesome place to live in. The rise of the Lakeland marketYour Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker is definitely one of the most excited people in town about news of the improvement of the market in Lakeland. In June of 2015, more ...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
5 Tips to Deal with Stress When Buying Homes in Grassland Lakeland FL If you are in the market for homes for sale in Grasslands Lakeland Florida, you better prepare yourself. Many experts would tell you that purchasing a home is just plain stressful. No matter how hard you try, there are just some aspects of the home buying process that are out of your control. So how do you deal with these bumps in the road? Here are some tips to help you manage stress when buying a home. 1. Determine what you really wantEven if your real estate agent has an excellent track record in dealing with Lakeland FL Grasslands homes for sale, he can’t read your mind. If you want to save time, be clear with what you really want so you won’t spend hours looking at homes that do not meet your needs. Being specifi...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Top 3 Energy-Saving Tips for Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate Do more and enjoy more by saving energy in your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate. Lesser electricity consumption means lesser dollars for your monthly bill. You also do your share in conserving natural resources. Here’s a couple of things that you could try doing in order to become more responsible in your electric consumption. CoolingUsing the air-conditioning unit is inevitable during summer. Make sure there are no pockets in the walls, windows or doors when you turn the AC on to lessen energy consumption. In turning the AC on, do not drastically aim for a low temperature. Gradually decrease the temperature that is comfortable for you. Clean the AC filter regularly and change once needed to keep the unit in good con...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Top 4 Signs That You Are Ready to Sell Your Home in Grasslands Lakeland FL Deciding to sell your home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida is a major decision. Without the right reason or motivation, you may feel apprehensive to put your property on the market. Read on for some signs that will help you determine if you are ready to part with your current home. 1. You are ready for your next planOne sure sign that you are ready to list your home in Grasslands communities in Lakeland FL is that you have a clear and definite idea of where your next home is going to be located. Knowing where your replacement home will be and having a game plan will help you determine your future. Having a game plan is also a motivating factor to most sellers.  2. The emotional attachment isn’t too strong anymoreL...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Best Things to Do before Upgrading Your Home in Lakeland 55+ Communities Does your home in Lakeland 55+ communities real estate need an upgrade? Whether it’s as simple as replacing faucets or cabinets to major upgrades like updating your kitchen or landscaping, the thought of a home upgrade project can make homeowners, especially first-timers, feel overwhelmed.If you are still unsure how and where to start with your home upgrades, here are a few things you could do to prepare before upgrading your home: Identify the timelineJust as you and your Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker had a timeline for the home buying process, it is also important to have a set timeline for your upgrades. You wouldn’t want the housework and updating to take forever so you will need a solid plan wher...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving to Grasslands Lakeland FL Home Moving to your new home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida can be a stressful and trying time. With a lot of stuff that needs to be done, it is easy to lose your cool. However, there are several things that you can do to help you cope with the moving process. Here are five basic things that you need to remember and take care of as you move into your new home. 1. Get your address changesOne of the most important things you have to keep in mind when moving to your new home in Grasslands communities in Lakeland FL is to have your address changed. Make it a point to stop by at your old post office and inquire about what needs to be done. It will also be helpful if you will contact your creditors so that they will be aware of th...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
2015 Halloween Events around Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate If you live near or in Lakeland 55+ communities real estate and would love to experience something different for Halloween than the traditional trick or treat, Lakeland offers a number of other options that people of all ages can enjoy and participate in. Nature TourCircle B Bar Reserve is a treasured Environmental Area of Polk County in Lakeland. You can get access to this area through the Polk’s Nature Discovery Center. If you’re a nature lover, you will have an amazing time with the Polk’s Nature Discovery Center’s outdoor educational programs. This coming Halloween, one of the best tours they offer is the Nature Tour, which is a personalized tour that will let you explore the Banana Creek Marsh. The Nature Tour will g...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
How to Improve Credit Score When Buying Grasslands Lakeland FL Homes Buying a home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida is a major investment so careful financial preparation is required. If you are planning to obtain a home loan to buy your dream home, you will need a good credit score. A credit score is a three digit number calculated from your data-rich credit report and is one factor used by lenders to determine your whether you are qualified for a mortgage or loan. Here are some tips to increase your credit score.  1. Regularly use your credit cardUsing your credit card can help boost your credit score and eventually qualify you for a loan for a home in Grasslands Golf & Country Club. Using your credit card is a powerful tool in building credit. Just make sure to never spend more than wh...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Amazing Architectural Styles of Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate The sight architectural styles available around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate will never leave you unimpressed. You’ll find something you’ll love in every architectural style you’ll see. These styles also tell you a lot about the different influences and inspirations that these homes have incorporated. Lakeland is a wonderful place to be where you’ll definitely learn to appreciate these different architectural styles. Here are some of the amazing styles you’ll see around that just might inspire you to get one of your own.BungalowPeople have a basic understanding of what a bungalow is. Aside from the basic one level style that is distinctively low-rising, you will notice that bungalows are elevated in spite of th...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
How to Select the Best Offer for Your Grasslands Lakeland Home Once you and your agent have made the necessary preparations, set the right asking price, and finally put your Grasslands Lakeland home for sale on the market, expect to get multiple offers from interested buyers. How do you determine which offer is the best? Is it the highest offer? Or are there other things to consider aside from price?Here are some tips to help you choose the best offer for your home in Grasslands communities: 1. Identify your bottomlineBefore you put your home on the market, you need to decide well in advance what your most important and non-negotiable terms are. One of those non-negotiables should be your bottomline, or the lowest amount you are willing to accept for your home. 2. Understand the home se...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Skills Training Opportunities near Lakeland 55+ Communities Real Estate Activities that you can enjoy around Lakeland 55+ communities real estate also include workshops and classes. This town offers enjoyable and insightful trainings on skills you’ve always wanted to learn or maybe a new skill you’ve never heard of before. Here are a few ideas on what you can learn and enjoy in town.Small business venturesYour Lakeland 55+ communities real estate broker will definitely agree that learning about small business is great to learn. Central Florida SCORE Roundtables & Workshops offers classes where you can learn about how to put up a small business and other important details in doing so from other local small business owners. You’ll also learn essential management skills and problem solving...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Top 5 Key Considerations When Viewing Grasslands Lakeland FL Homes It pays to spend enough time viewing properties in Grasslands Lakeland Florida. After all, you will be checking out your possible home for the next few years. If you fail to thoroughly check the house, you might end up regretting your decision. Here are some things to look for and ask during a viewing. 1. Check if there is enough storage spaceWhen viewing homes in Grasslands Golf & Country Club, remember to take a look at how much space there is for storage. This is a very valuable but often overlooked asset. You need to know if there is enough space where you can keep your vacuum cleaner, spare linens, towels and, other items. You may also check if there is room for cupboards or shelves to be built in.  2. Check if ther...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Best Local Bookstores near Lakeland 55+ Real Estate  Lakeland is a town rich in resources especially when it comes to books. Whether you are bookworm or not, there is always a bookstore in Lakeland where you can find a good read. Keep on reading to discover awesome bookstores in town that are highly recommended by Lakeland 55+ real estate brokers:Parker’s Books and CollectiblesLakeland 55+ communities real estate is surrounded by a number of wonderful bookstores. One of the bookstores you don’t want to miss is the Parker’s Books and Collectibles. Though one of the youngest in the Lakeland bookstore scene, Parker’s always attracts a good number of patrons for its wide variety of books and specialty items. From used to brand new books, Parker’s seems to have almost everything you’ve alway...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Wedgewood Golf and Country Club Home for Sale | 826 Rockingham Rd Those looking for a modern, spacious suburban nest with convenient access to the city should see this 3 bedroom Wedgewood Golf and Country Club home for sale. The quiet, picturesque neighborhood makes for a great, cozy getaway from those who want an efficient mix between city and domestic living.  A wide lawn welcomes you to the home, with a spacious 2-car garage and a pathway leading to the backyard. Residents with a green-thumb or advanced holiday decorators can take advantage of the large space to spruce up their lawns and gardens and be the envy of the entire neighborhood!  Open space is the name of the game, or so is said for modern housing styles. This Lakeland FL 3 bedroom home for sale in Wedgewood Golf and Countr...
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By Petra Norris, Realtor, Lakeland FL Homes for Sale
(Lakeland Real Estate Group, Inc.)
4 Tips for Pricing Your Grasslands Lakeland FL Home for Sale The asking price of your home in Grasslands Lakeland Florida can make or break its sale. Most of the time, homes do not sell because the seller have set the wrong asking price. An unreasonable asking price may make your property sit on the real estate market for a longer period of time. You can avoid this scenario by pricing your home right. Read on for some tips to help you accomplish this.1. Determine who is buying and selling in your marketTo be able to price your home in Grasslands Golf & Country Club correctly, you need to analyze your competition. Find out who are the buyers and what are their reasons for shopping. You also need to determine if you are competing against a flood of new houses or if your competition is com...
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