Winter Haven Real Estate in 2018

Winter Haven, Florida

Winter Haven real estate is as unique as it gets. As Winter Haven residents and natives, The K Team strives to be more than just local real estate agents; we want to be advocates for the community we love and cherish. Proudly boasting 50 lakes within its geographic borders, including the renowned Chain of Lakes, Winter Haven is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Real estate in Winter Haven seeks to take advantage of these natural resources, with dozens of communities offering true lakefront living, and even more providing gorgeous lake views and lakefront communal amenities such as swimming pools, hot tubs, shuffleboard, tennis, and basketball courts. Homes for sale in Winter Haven are equally as diverse, ranging from multi-million dollar lakefront estates to quaint golf villas, and every type, size, and shape of single family home imaginable. There are homes with acreage, ponds, and pastures. There are condominiums with shared common areas and resort style amenities. HOA/no HOA. The list can go on and on. That’s why, when choosing a Winter Haven real estate agent, it’s vitally important to choose someone who knows the area, knows the market, and knows the business.

As our own, independent, real estate brokerage, we understand the inherent risk associated with any contractual transaction. By allowing us the opportunity to represent you, either as someone buying real estate in Winter Haven, or as an individual selling real estate in Winter Haven, we have the experience, the knowledge, and the insight to ensure that each and every transaction runs as smoothly as possible. Furthermore, having only five real estate agents in our office makes us a small business. Transacting over $40 million in East Polk County in 2017 makes us an industry leader.

Winter Haven Real Estate Outlook

So what does Winter Haven real estate look like in 2018? Well, let’s look at a few snapshots of the real estate market in Winter Haven, FL courtesy of MyFlorida Regional MLS statistics.

Winter Haven Real Estate home sale price

Winter Haven real estate sold price to list price

Right now, we are seeing that the median sales price for real estate in Winter Haven has continued to increase, with the ratio of sold price to list price exhibiting a similar trend. We expect to continue to see increased economic development and growth in the greater Winter Haven-Lakeland MSA (metropolitan statistical area) that will increase per capita income and position Winter Haven as a key location for Central Florida business. In fact, here’s a Bloomberg article, citing Winter Haven-Lakeland as the “#1 Fastest Growing City in America” – Look at this amazing growth!

Speaking of economic development and its effect on Winter Haven real estate, there have been quite a few new developments in our area, with several more planned for the next few years. Specifically, the most advanced intermodal rail terminal in the world, the Central Florida ILC, the largest LEGOLAND resort in the world, and the upcoming development of a $240 million, 400-acre site for NUCOR steel all located in/around Winter Haven helps to keep property values appreciating and heightening interest in our area. City of Winter Haven Economic Development.

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