Buyers considering Sanford homes might expect a sleepy little town feel in this city of about 51,000 residents, but that isn't the case. Potential residents shouldn't let the size of Sanford fool them. While this community does offer a distinct old Florida feel, it's hopping with places to go and things to do. Read more about Sanford FL homes.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $476K
Lowest Price $120K
Highest Price $3.6M
Total Listings 453
Avg. Days On Market 71
Avg. Price/SQFT $240

Property Types (active listings)

Sanford Homes For Sale

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Sanford homes are located in a city that offers buyers a chance to explore a diversity of neighborhoods. It also features a large number of parks, employment centers, shopping districts, and top-rated schools. In addition, Sanford's outdoor attractions include the city's frontage on Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River. Covering 22.6 square miles, the city welcomes residents with a rich history, good employment base and plenty of things to see and do.

The Sanford Neighborhood

As the county seat of Seminole County, Sanford is considered part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area. The entire region boasts a population of more than two million. While it is in the thick of Central Florida's most notable attractions, Sanford stands out as a destination in its own rights.

From the abundant parks on the South Shore of Lake Monroe which heads the navigation of the St. Johns River to the Cultural Center and thriving entertainment and shopping life, Sanford has it all. Sanford acts as the areas regional shopping area serving Seminole, Volusia and Lake Counties located adjacent to I-4 and the Central Florida Greenway. Residents enjoy the beautiful Market Place at Seminole Towne Center, a power center with top of the line brands, such as Super Target. The area also contains numerous apartment and townhouse developments that have greatly transformed the area from its 1877 establishment.

Historic Downtown Sanford is a traditional small-scale mixed-use commercial/residential 19th-century riverfront town. This is where you will find the award-winning River-walk and urban areas adjacent to beautiful Lake Monroe.

One of the most significant commercial corridors in Seminole County is 17/92, which contains community office and commercial uses as well as multi-family residential uses. Sanford also boasts a wide variety of light industrial uses, such as the Orlando Sanford Airport's 395-acre commerce park.

Would you like to talk to an expert in Sanford, Florida real estate? Folio Real Estate & Property Management specializes in the Central Florida real estate market. Contact us online or call us at 407-352-4020 and let us help you with all of your real estate needs.

Working with Sanford Realtors ®

Buyers working with Sanford Realtors® to find properties in this area will discover it features many amenities for those who call it home. As an incorporated city, Sanford is served by its own police and fire departments. It also boasts its own airport, the Orlando Sanford International Airport. In addition, it is one of the only locations in the United States served by Amtrak's Auto Train, connecting Florida to Lorton, Virginia.

Neighborhoods in the Sanford area offer diversity for potential buyers. The city, which has been incorporated since 1877, features a huge blending of historic properties, established neighborhoods, and new construction. Sanford Realtors® can help potential residents explore a wealth of opportunities, including single-family homes and condos.

Working In Sanford

Sanford boasts a booming economic development program and has many established business districts already in place. Sanford Central Park, Airport Commerce Park, and the Historic Downtown District are some of the centers for employment here.

While some residents do choose to commute to other destinations to work, many simply don't have to. Sanford has its share of major employers, including the city, Seminole County, the airport, Seminole County Public Schools and Roses Paper Southeast.

Educational Opportunities

Sanford homes are served by the Seminole County School District. The community features a number of public elementary, middle and high schools. It is also home to several private schools teaching prekindergarten through 12th grade.

Sanford residents who wish to pursue degrees will find plenty of opportunities here. The city is served by Seminole State University and Seminole Community College. It is also close to Embry-Riddle, the University of Central Florida and other top area colleges and universities.

Shopping In Sanford

Residents living in Sanford homes will find no shortage of places to shop. This little city is a paradise, in fact, for those who love exploring stores. Not only is it served by a wide variety of neighborhood retail outlets, but it also features its own mall and other destinations.

Some of the major shopping areas here include:

Things To Do In Sanford

Sanford real estate is surrounded by dozens of city parks and recreational areas. The city maintains a wide variety of parks, including Academy Manor, George Starke, Pinehurst, and Washington Oaks. It also boasts a large number of facilities, such as the Sanford Civic Center and the Larry A. Dale Aquatic Center.

While Sanford is a short drive away from Orlando and even Daytona's beaches, the city is a destination in its own right. Residents who choose Sanford homes can explore such destinations as:

Sanford homes offer buyers the best of Florida's past found in a community that has its eyes on the future. Its rich history combines with a booming economic development program, active parks department and top-rated schools to make this one of Central Florida's gems.

Need more info about Sanford homes?

Folio Real Estate & Property Management specializes in the Central Florida real estate market. Contact us online or call us at 407-352-4020 for a free consultation with one of our agents.

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