Lehigh Acres is home to more than 70,000 inhabitants and is a very close-knit community with a hometown atmosphere mainly comprised of young families and active retirees. Located in southwest Florida and bordered by the city of Fort Myers and the Gulf of Mexico to the west, this town offers residents affordable housing in clean, safe neighborhoods where traditional family values and small town spirit of the south is apparent. The park & recreation department has done an incredible job in preserving the city’s natural beauty while improving many public facilities and activity centers for people of all ages to enjoy. The downtown district is filled with an eclectic mix of restaurants, specialty shops, delis, cafes and boutique stores due to the region’s diverse population. Additionally, such diversity has lent its hand to this community’s various special events, celebrating the city’s rich history and both past and present culture. The Edison Festival of Light, Beach Shrimp Festival, March Shell Fair, Seafood Festival and Ford Winter Home Gala are just a few of the many social events this community hosts year in and year out. So, with all this and more, it is easy to see why so many are proud to call Lehigh Acres and its many friendly neighborhoods home.
Lehigh Acres real estate market is composed of contemporary homes, modern townhouses and newly designed residential neighborhoods. Townhouses and condominiums are typically located in densely populated sections of town and range from less than $100,000 to the mid-$300,000s and more depending on size and location. Two and three-bedroom homes in neighborhoods such as Mirror Lakes, Parkwood, Cypress Pines and Willow Lake, range in price from $180,000 to $400,000. Larger homes with city and water views range in price from $250,000 to $700,000 and higher in subdivisions such as Country Club Estates, Lake Camille, Leland Heights and Beacon Square. A select few historic properties are available as is plots of land for custom building and development.
Lehigh Acres Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 3rd, 2014: homes priced around $115,075 compared to $96,960 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +16%. For Saturday, March 8th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.39%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.42%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.76%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Lehigh Acres FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Lehigh Acres to help you find the best home!