Learn More About Kissimmee
Kissimmee is a gem of a city located in central Florida in Osceola County, just south of Orlando. With a population of just under 60,000, Kissimmee offers all of the benefits of a small cozy city without being too far off the beaten path. Kissimmee is an excellent destination for families who enjoy the outdoors, particularly water related recreation such as boating, fishing, and swimming as one of Kissimmee’s main draws is their world class Lakefront Park.
Why Move Here
If you have kids or are yourself a kid at heart, Kissimmee is the ideal location for you. It’s proximity to some of the nation’s biggest and most famous amusement parks make it a popular draw for those who like to have fun year-round. In fact, the Walt Disney Company is the second largest employer in the city.
Adding to Kissimmee’s overall laid-back and fun vibe is the recreation and outdoors activities it provides, notably the aforementioned Lakefront Waterpark. This $20 million public works project provides a gorgeous waterfront park in downtown Kissimmee, right along the shores of the beautiful Lake Toho. Here you’ll find walkways for joggers or walkers as well as pavilions that can be rented for private events and small family celebrations. For the water enthusiasts, there are boat ramps and fishing piers that provide hours of fun and enjoyment.
Homes in Kissimmee
A positive trend in this area is the fact that the number of distressed homes has decreased significantly over the past couple of years. This protects current homeowners from having their property values plummet drastically as it might if the area were littered with foreclosed home. The housing market, just like the weather, is looking sunny in Kissimmee Florida.
Kissimmee has a very good school system, offering both public and private/charter schools for parents to choose from. Gateway, for example, is a public high school that has an excellent reputation and offers the International Baccalaureate Program. Celebration academy also offers the IB program.
According to the ratings by greatschools.org, the top rated schools in Kissimmee are the Osceola County School of the Arts (public 6 to 12), Celebration School (Public K-8), Professional and Technical High School (Public 9 to 12) and New Dimensions High School (Charter 9-12)
Kissimmee Florida was designated as an All-American city into 2008 and it’s not difficult to understand why. The surrounding amusement parks make it an excellent place to visit, however the beautiful and scenic recreation space, the high-quality education system, affordable housing, and all-around relaxed atmosphere make this city and excellent destination for young and old.
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Currently Kissimmee has 1,924 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 05/29/2020. Of these properties, 1,107 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Kissimmee, and 212 condos are for sale by their owners in Kissimmee. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Kissimmee, is $366,935, the average condo price in Kissimmee, is $279,551. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $150. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 34,654 of properties sold in Kissimmee. Of these properties, 24,493 single family homes have sold by their owners in Kissimmee, and 3,965 condos have sold by their owners in Kissimmee. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Kissimmee, is $256,947. Single family homes have been selling for 110 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Kissimmee, is $210,069. Condos have been selling for 100 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Kissimmee, are: Rolling Oaks Ph 5 (30 For Sale), Poinciana Village 01 Neighborhood 02 (26 For Sale), Poinciana Village 02 Neighborhood 01 (24 For Sale), Acreage & Unrec (23 For Sale), Poinciana Village 05 Neighborhood 01 (22 For Sale), Concorde Estates (21 For Sale), Fiesta Key (17 For Sale), Storey Lake (17 For Sale), Solara Residence (16 For Sale), Regal Oaks At Old Town (16 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 05/29/2020