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Real Estate Market Stats

Zillow Home Value Index: $176,600

Home Size in Square Feet

Year Built

Zillow Home Value Index$176,600$216,000
Median Single Family Home Value$179,500$215,000
Median Condo Value$116,400$227,900
Median 2-Bedroom Home Value$143,700$165,800
Median 3-Bedroom Home Value$173,600$208,500
Median 4-Bedroom Home Value$204,100$336,800
Percent Homes Decreasing19.3%21.9%
Median List Price Per Sq Ft$121$133
Median Sale Price$175,000$238,800
Property Tax$3,969$2,147
Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.)5.4%2.9%
1-Yr. Change8.7%8.1%




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CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio -- Seventeen years ago, when I was living in Pittsburgh, a co-worker told me about some kittens that were on their way. Her friend ran a one-woman cat rescue out of a building she owned in the...
Author: Special to
Posted: July 19, 2018, 10:15 am
Cyrus Wakefield made a great debut within the wicker industry, establishing his Wakefield Rattan Co. in 1851. His credits include the early development of the structural rattan pitch. These intricate designs were attributed to the Victorian era. Wakefield joined forces with two other...
Author: Brenda Yenke, Sun News
Posted: July 19, 2018, 10:00 am
Local ceramics artist Gina DeSantis and chef Matt Spinner have teamed up to emphasize the importance of artistic pieces in restaurants.
Author: Marc Bona,
Posted: July 18, 2018, 7:37 am
Lakewood City Schools Board of Education at its July 16 meeting named Robin Beavers as the new Garfield Middle School principal. The current Harding Middle School assistant principal will replace Mark Walter, who exactly a month ago was named as the new Lakewood High School principal.
Author: John Benson, special to
Posted: July 18, 2018, 7:14 am
It's been nearly a week since the funeral services for Cleveland Police Officer Vu Nguyen, yet blue ribbons remain on trees, sign poles, fences, utility poles and fire hydrants along what was the route for his funeral procession.
Author: Carol Kovach, special to
Posted: July 17, 2018, 12:41 am
The Phantasy has made decades of Cleveland history -- and is on the verge of becoming history.
Author: John Petkovic, The Plain Dealer
Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:57 pm
Trump's fulfills promise to bring jobs to Americans. Isn't it interesting that Mar-A-Lago and other Trump businesses have applied for 98 H2B Visas. Is it not obvious several items are questionable? He is vehement about immigration unless it is to his own...
Author: Other Voices
Posted: July 16, 2018, 2:38 pm
If you're out on Lake Erie, there's a chance you could run into stable flies -- even in the middle of the water. Also known as biting house flies, the insects hang around by the water, irritating beachgoers and boaters.
Author: Emily Bamforth,
Posted: July 16, 2018, 2:15 pm
Summertime means parents are starting to think about school shopping. For some folks in Lakewood, a date circled on the calendar is the annual Help to Others (H2O) Clothing Drive & Super-Sale, which returns July 21 at Taft School on Lake Avenue.
Author: John Benson, special to
Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:39 am
The annual Supplies 4 Success school collection drive to get required supplies for students in financial need is currently taking place throughout Lakewood.
Author: John Benson, special to
Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:31 am
The recently completed Warren Road and Detroit Avenue streetscape project was dedicated last month. Celebrated was not only the $50,000 makeover, which was paid for using Cuyahoga County Supplement Grant Program funds, but also a new era in the working relationship between LakewoodAlive and the city.
Author: John Benson, special to
Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:21 am
As temperatures flirted with 90 degrees, thousands of people headed to downtown Lakewood for the Lakewood Summer Meltdown, the popular summer street festival and race, presented by LakewoodAlive. Detroit Avenue was closed from Marlowe Avenue to Mars Avenue for the event.
Author: Carol Kovach, special to
Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:35 am
Lakewood police about 2:30 a.m. July 9 discovered the rear door open to the Get Phone Fix cell phone repair store. Police notified the owner of the apparent burglary.
Author: Bruce Geiselman, special to
Posted: July 14, 2018, 11:44 pm
As the city of Strongsville considers whether to build a roundabout at Howe and Shurmer roads near SouthPark Mall, residents are questioning whether this is the best way to improve traffic flow and safety at the busy three-way intersection. About...
Author: Ann Norman, special to
Posted: July 13, 2018, 5:06 pm
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS -- Bandit is our fourth springer spaniel in 42 years. Our last one, Blarney, was rescued in 2002 and lived until 2017, when we had to help him over the Rainbow Bridge. We learned about Bandit on the Rescue...
Author: Special to
Posted: July 12, 2018, 10:15 am
The common thread for antique collectors is woven into the book trade. Almost every category within the vast array of collections has specific books to appeal to specific collectors.  Brenda Yenke Photo Courtesy of Brenda Yenke  Antiquarian examples in mint condition...
Author: Brenda Yenke, Sun News
Posted: July 12, 2018, 10:00 am
2018 Ohio food inspection database: find citations issued by health inspectors during the 2017-2018 inspection year.
Author: Rich Exner,
Posted: July 12, 2018, 6:10 am
July is the month where the most vehicles use the Ohio Turnpike, according to data from the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission.
Author: Emily Bamforth,
Posted: July 11, 2018, 3:15 pm
When Trump and Putin meet in Helsinki on July 16, they must agree to reduce their nuclear weapons stockpiles.  In today's increasingly vulnerable world of cyber-attacks, false warnings can lead to disaster.  In the 1930's, physicists discovered that certain materials like...
Author: Other Voices
Posted: July 11, 2018, 1:05 pm
North Coast Health, which provides health care to the low-income uninsured and under-insured, as well as to people covered by Medicaid, Medicare and other insurance programs, was recently awarded $20,000 from the CVS Health Foundation and National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC).
Author: John Benson, special to
Posted: July 11, 2018, 6:58 am