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Currently there are 354 homes for sale, 12 condos and apartments for sale, 47 vacant land for sale and 43 townhomes for sale in Palmetto

Learn More About Palmetto, Florida


Palmetto is a small coastal city in Manatee County in the state of Florida. According to the United States Census Bureau figures, the city of more than 13,000 residents covers a total area of 4.4 square miles, of which just about 3 percent is water. It is included in the Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The establishment of this city is credited to Samuel Sparks Lamb, who is often described as the "Father of Palmetto." Lamb, owner of a general merchandise store in the area, was said to have been the one who carried out the survey and did the plotting of the city in the earlier years. He supposedly donated plots of land belonging to him for its creation. A post office under the "Palmetto" name started operating in 1868. The city was named for the palmetto trees that grew near its original location.


The population of Palmetto was estimated at 13,249 in 2015, representing an increase of slightly over 5 percent on the level as of 2010 census. It played host to almost 4,900 households and more than 6,700 housing units in 2010. The median age of the people living here was calculated at 43 years in that year, although this is estimated to have reduced since then. Palmetto offers home buyers one of the more friendly places to buy a home in terms of cost. Residents are somewhat diverse in their composition.


Palmetto is served by several public schools. These include Palmetto Elementary School, Virgil Mills Elementary School, James Tillman Elementary School, Buffalo Creek Middle School and Palmetto High Schools. The charter schools around the city include Palmetto Charter School which serves grades K-8 and Manatee School for the Arts for grades 6-12.


For recreation, there are about a dozen parks around Palmetto, including the Palmetto Historical Park, Riverside Park, Sutton Park and Lamb Park. The Palmetto Historical Park plays host to many of the events taking place in community every year, including Halloween and a variety of festivals. Residents enjoy the events and activities at this park for free. With its location near water bodies, Palmetto also offers great waterfront fun and promises scenic views you can excite your senses with while on a stroll.


Talking about the events held in Palmetto every year, this include the Heritage Festival, the Great American Cleanup, Desoto Children’s Parade, Martin Luther King Jr. Parade and the Kid’s Fishing Tournament. July 4 every year promises a thrilling experience for both residents and visitors with a lively concert and breathtaking fireworks display on top of the Manatee River. The city also hosts the 10-day Manatee County Fair which holds every January. More festivals and events are added every now and then to make sure people living around here never have a boring time. The latest events that have been introduced include the De Soto Seafood Festival and the Taste of Manatee.


Palmetto makes for a cool place for families and individuals who desire living in a peaceful community. It boasts a decent school district and offers probably one of the more affordable housing costs in the state of Florida.

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Our Palmetto, Florida Flat Fee MLS listing service offers all the advantages of a real estate office... absent that six percent sales commission. The visibility of your house grows exponentially with ByOwner while the dollars you spend are fewer than if marketing is conducted by a real estate agent.

Going with ByOwner puts your property on all local MLS but the exposure does not stop there. It extends to all the most visited search engines and real property online portals such as Trulia, Zillow,, MSN, AOL, Bing, Yahoo, and Google. Once your house shows up on the MLS, the FSBO posting then finds its way to prominent broker sites, particularly ReMax, C-21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Redfin, Movoto, Keller Williams. A standard practice of brokers is to include all MLS entries with its own so new listing in Palmetto enjoys a high probability of appearing on their sites.

If you opt for ByOwner, you can join countless others in realizing savings that average around $15,000. Working with us, you will receive everything you need to sell your home at a fair price while making the whole deal easier on your wallet.

If you are buying or selling property in Palmetto, you can have access to our consistently revised inventory data (last updated on 12/03/2022 ).

At this moment, we have 456 houses for sale by their owners. In Palmetto, we have 354 single family homes ready for purchase. For condominium dwellers, we presently have 12 condos for sale in Palmetto.

If you are thinking of selling your Palmetto home, try our flat fee listing service, Our list fees start at $499, and may save you $15,000 in real estate commissions. Click here to start saving.

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Disclaimer: Listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers/lessees are advised to confirm all information IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use that it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing, and that data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS. The MLS may, at its discretion, require use of other disclaimers as necessary to protect Participants and/or the MLS from liability.
This data up-to-date as of [12/03/2022]

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