Plant City is a thriving community in central Florida that is rich in history and natural resources. Best known as the “Winter Strawberry Capital of the World,” Plant City’s main source of pride, national recognition and contribution to its continually flourishing economy are its strawberry crops. Almost all of the winter berries in the country are grown here on over 7,000 acres that envelop the town. Claiming just 26 square miles of eastern Hillsborough County and a population of 32,480, this community offers a quaint, small town lifestyle. At the same time, this community it is just minutes from Tampa, St. Petersburg and Orlando, residents get to enjoy a close-knit and safe community without sacrificing the culture and conveniences of larger cities. Many of the town’s residents commute to these cities so they can return to peace and serenity at the end of a long workday.
Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses as well as vacant land lots. A warm year-round climate compliments the lovely landscape, which is largely made up of fertile farmland, citrus groves and strawberry fields. Old growth oak trees shade the cool, quiet residential streets. Lush parks offer walking and biking trails. The Tampa Bay beach is just 24 miles away. Downtown streets are paved with brick and structures from as far back as the town has existed still stand proud, housing locally-owned shops and businesses. Plant City is a family-friendly community with a proud history and a promising future.
Price Range of Plant City Homes for Sale - Houses in Hillsborough
The majority of Plant City’s real estate is single-family detached homes, but affordable condominiums, townhouses, business structures and vacant lots of land are available as well. Even with the convenient location, extremely low crime rate and excellent schools in this friendly community, the median price for a family home is still less than $195,000. Depending on your needs, lovely starter homes and town homes can be purchased for as low as $95,000, while prices range to million dollar waterfront estates. Ranches and rural farmland are available as well as convenient family residences within walking distance of the elementary school. Retirement communities and suburban tracts of family homes designed with functional floor plans and modern amenities are tucked in beautiful settings and historic or revival buildings are popular purchases as well. People from all walks of life enjoy the relaxed lifestyle afforded by residing.
Plant City Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of September 15th, 2014: homes priced around $96,540 compared to $96,540 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Thursday, September 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.21%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.27%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.63%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.14%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Plant City 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 Plant City to help you find the best home!