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Woodland Drives Housing Report March 2015

If you want to be located in a traditional neighborhood in downtown Tallahassee, consider a home in Woodland Drives.

This popular subdivision is situated just south of Lafayette Street and is adjacent to Capital City County Club, and it represents a large collection of Tallahassee's historic homes.

Woodland Drives has homes built primarily from the 1940s through the 1990s, though there are some that date back into the 1800s and some just a year or two old. Unlike many of the "boom neighborhoods" that we have discussed in recent housing reports, a well established neighborhood like Woodland Drives is not likely to be suffering from too much pent-up supply.

In this report, we will look at prices, values,...

How To Compare A Home In Ox Bottom Manor To A Home In Summerbrooke

"Hey Joe, how would you compare a home in Ox Bottom Manor to a home in Summerbrooke?"

I just love reader questions, and this is one that we often receive from buyers who have targeted the $300,000 to $500,000 price range on the NE side of the Tallahassee real estate market.

As you will see from this analysis, these two adjacent neighborhoods produce a lot of home sales in this price range each year, thus they are often compared and contrasted with each other.

Before we continue further in the analysis, do you have an opinion on which neighborhood might have the more expensive homes?

As far as location goes, you would think that adjacent communities, sharing the same school zones and access to town would not differ much. And you might think that with Summerbrooke being built around a golf course that it's home prices...

2 Long Term Housing Trends Paint A Clear Picture For Tallahassee

There are two key housing trends that we monitor to get the "state of the union address" for the Tallahassee real estate market.

Long time readers of our real estate blog know that we track literally hundreds of different trends, but when it comes time to answer the question "how is the market," look no further than the movement in the number of homes that are selling and the median price for which they are selling.

In other words, how many homes are getting sold, and what are sellers getting?

Key Housing Trends Graph

The following real estate graph shows the one-year trend of the median home sales price combined with the one-year trend of monthly home sales (unit sales).

Key Housing Trends

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Lafayette Oaks Housing Report March 2015

If you want a lot of home for the money in a gated community on the east side of Tallahassee, then Lafayette Oaks will likely be your destination.

Lafayette Oaks has homes built from the 1970s through the 1980s, but new homes have been built or renovated since that time. 

2014 finished as one of the strongest years for home sales in Lafayette Oaks, and that's including more than 24 years worth of real estate reports.

In this post, we examine home prices, home values, and home sizes in Lafayette Oaks, and show current listings in the Tallahassee MLS and all closed home sales going back to 1991.

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Ox Bottom Manor Housing Report March 2015

Located on the NE side of Tallahassee between Meridian Road and Thomasville Road, Ox Bottom Manor offers large custom homes in the high-demand 32312 zip code region of NE Tallahassee.

With homes that were built from the late 1980s through the early 2000s, Ox Bottom Manor has a complete array of homes, from a bit out-dated to completely renovated and state-of-the-art. Based upon home sizes and valuations, Ox Bottom Manor represents the segment of the market that typically trades at double to triple the current median home price and not quite double the median size.

In this report, we will look at prices, values, and sizes of homes in Ox Bottom Manor, as well as show current listings in the Tallahassee MLS and all closed home...

Real Estate Blog Feedback Is Critical

Thank you, thank you, thank you to all of our Tallahassee Real Estate Blog readers who have sent in comments regarding the launch of our new website!

The one constant theme we have adhered to since this blog was created in 2007 was that our readers would guide the direction of the content. This would not be the typical "now is the time to buy a home" spew that can be seen on the few real estate blogs in existence.

Our aim is to provide the information and content that people buying and selling a home in Tallahassee want to read. Rather than assume that we know what you want, we ask for your feedback, and we listen.

Blog Feedback Matters!

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Tallahassee Real Estate Website Improvements

Well, we finally went live with the new Tallahassee Real Estate Website!

The updates that we have made are far more beneficial to you than mere cosmetic adjustments, instead the site is now state-of-the-art and boasts the most up-to-date information on the Tallahassee real estate market.

Everybody likes to say that "real estate is local," and that is very much true on the internet as well. The large aggregate sites might have properties for sale from all over the world, but none of them contains the current and accurate information that we bring to our Tallahassee housing consumers.

The New Look

The new look is much cleaner than what we had in the past, but what you will enjoy the most is the speed!

 Tallahassee Real Estate Webiste...

Indian Head Acres Housing Report March 2015

Located on the SE side of Tallahassee across Apalachee Parkway from the Governor's Square Mall, Indian Head Acres has been a hot commodity over the past 15 months due to its highly desired location.

Indian Head Acres has homes built from the 1940s through the 1970s, though occasionally new homes have been built since that time.

It is a well established neighborhood that is not likely to be suffering from too much pent-up supply, and it has appears to be well upon its way in the housing market recovery.

In this report, we will look at prices, values, and sizes of homes in Indian Head Acres, as well as show current listings in the Tallahassee MLS and all closed home sales going back to 2002.

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Killearn Acres Housing Report March 2015

Located on the NE side of Tallahassee and contiguous with the northern boundary of Killearn Estates, Killearn Acres serves up median priced homes (and up 20%) in a high-demand location.

Killearn Acres is a great solution for both first-time home buyers and investors who are seeking stable rents with long-term property appreciation.

In this report, we will examine recent trends for home prices, home values, and sizes of homes in Killearn Acres, as well as show current listings in the Tallahassee MLS and all closed home sales going back to 2002.

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Piney Z Housing Report March 2015

Located on the NE side of Tallahassee on the NE Bend of Conner Blvd., Piney Z offers mostly 3 and 4 bedroom homes surrounded by a lake, Tom Brown Park and Lincoln High School.

Many people choose Piney Z due to the access to pools, lakes, parks, and the lodge which means a whole lot of lifestyle benefits beyond just the four walls of a home.

In this report, we will look at prices, values, and sizes of homes in Piney Z, as well as show current listings in the Tallahassee MLS and all closed home sales going back to 2002.

Piney Z is a neighborhood full of amenities, including the Lodge, Swimming Pool, Fitness Center, Pavilion, Playground and Gazebo Park, and various...

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