Centerville (aka Centerville Conservation) is a high end gated community in Northeast Tallahassee. If Tallahassee were to have a "Pinterest neighborhood," this would be it.
Featuring large homes on large homesites with all the trendiest amenities, Centerville Conservation is drawing the top end buyers at an amazing rate. If you want to know what the latest interior fashions are in housing, just go visit a home in Centerville Conservation!
Ultimately, there will be just under 200 homes built in Centerville Conservation on lots range from 1 to nearly 3 acres, all surrounding by several hundred acres of conservation land.
Much like we wrote about Moore Pond in a previous report, the range in size, style, and amenities is broad. This is why you will large fluctuations in value and...
There are some excellent opportunities remaining from the crash of the Tallahassee real estate market, and one particular niche includes homes priced around $250,000.
This number is well above the median home price in Tallahassee, but low interest rates have empowered many buyers to be able to afford homes at this price level.
Where To Find $250K Homes In Tallahassee
You can find homes priced between $200K and $250K all over town, but "what you get" varies greatly based upon the area in which you are looking.
Moore Pond is a high end gated community in Northeast Tallahassee, one that enjoys its share of the high end market.
Located in the heart of the highly desirable 32312 zip code, Moore Pond features some of the larger homes in the Tallahassee real estate market.
With roughly 50 homes in this neighborhood built beginning back in 1993, the range in size, style, and amenities is broad. This is why you will large fluctuations in value and price over time (low liquidity plus high contrast).
The large homes are on lots that typically range from over an acre to up to 12 acres, so don't imagine the typical subdivision when you are heading to Moore Pond for the first time.
Moore Pond is zoned for the following Leon County schools:
If you plan on hiring a realtor in Tallahassee any time soon, you might want to first verify their level of production.
The processes of selling homes and buying homes has changed so much in the past few years, that current production levels are a good way to measure whether or not your agent is qualified to help you save every penny during your next transactions.
A Realtor who does few sales each year does not have or maintain the linkages necessary to ensure that you are well cared for during your one (or two) transactions that means so much to you.
For example, the top 100 sell exactly the same...
If you are looking for a place to live that is in downtown Tallahassee, consider the hot neighborhoods of Indian Head Acres and Lehigh as places you might want to look.
Located just east of Magnolia on the south side of Apalachee Parkway, you will be within walking distance to shopping, nightlife, Starbucks and the new Cascades Park Amphitheater too.
Homes in these two neighborhoods began construction as far back as the 1940s, so this is one part of town where you really have to get out and see what state of upgrades and improvement a house has undergone before you make a valuation.
Both Indian Head Acres and Lehigh offer great opportunities for remodeling a house to your specific needs and wants.
Indian Head Acres and Lehigh are zoned for the following Leon County schools:
Killearn Lakes Plantation is the most active community in the Tallahassee real estate market.
Located in Northeast Tallahassee within the 32312 zip code, this popular neighborhood has much to offer today's homebuyers.
The community motto is “You’ll Love Your Neighbors!,” which is a fun way of saying that there often is green space and wildlife existing where many other communities would have you peering at your neighbors.
The walking trails, parks, and lakes create an active, engaging community. Additionally, it is not uncommon to see fox, bald eagles, deer and turkey roaming throughout the conservation easements.
A great reason to look at homes for sale in KLP is the fact that many are within walking distance to the Leon County schools that serve the area (...
The most frequent searches performed on our property search tool tend to be homes for sale by school zone, so I figured why not make this super-easy to find.
Below, you will find the name of each school with a link to a map with every house on the market in Tallahassee that falls within that Leon County School zone.
SEARCH HOMES FOR SALE BY SCHOOL ZONE
Killearn Acres is a NE Tallahassee neighborhood on pace to post more than 100 home sales in 2016, which would be an uncontested twelve year best.
The number of sales already in 2016 exceeds all twelve months of many recent years and only one year in the past ten has seen more than 60 sales in Killearn Acres!
As the northern boundary of Killearn Estates, Killearn Acres serves as the more affordable opportunity for people who want the schools (Desoto Trail Elementary School, Montford Middle School, and Chiles High School) and other benefits that this area have to offer.
The mega real estate advertiser Zillow released a report announcing new data about how home buyers search and what they look for in an agent.
One specific point that I found interesting claimed that one half of all buyers are now doing something that I believe is very smart.
Smart Tip For Homebuyers
I have been advocating (SCREAMING) for buyers to use a more modern homebuying process for years, and now apparently it is starting to happen. Gone are the days of ignorant buyers letting the listing agent or (Gasp) the agent "on the floor" guide them on buying a home. Seriously, times have changed.
Perhaps the most critical element of a modern homebuying process is the first step ... interviewing agents for the job of being your buyer's agent. Not unlike home sellers who first interview agents before...
The Gardens of Killearn is one of the newer segments of Killearn Estates, where most homes were built in the 1990s or a little later.
And just like the rest of the Killearn Estates community, buyers are drawn here due to location, location, location.
If you are interested in finding a great 3 or 4 bedroom single family home in Northeast Tallahassee, the Gardens of Killearn could be the perfect choice.
The Gardens Of Killearn is served by the following Leon County Schools: