Welcome to my Website!

My name is Milton De La Cruz owner/broker of Lakeland Homes and Realty, LLC and I would like to again welcome you to my website. Here you will find a wide variety of useful information and resources designed to help you buy or sell a home more effectively in the Lakeland and surrounding areas including Auburndale, Winter Haven, Mulberry, Bartow and parts of Davenport. From information on the local community, to advice about finding a mortgage or preparing your home to sell, it's all available here on my web site. 

You can also search for your ideal home by viewing current listings with detailed descriptions and photos. Or you can get help determining the value of your home by requesting a report that includes the prices of similar homes that recently sold or are currently for sale in the Lakeland areas.

So whether you're buying or selling, feel free to contact me and I will be happy to help you with all your real estate needs. Thanks again for visiting Lakeland Homes and Realty's website!

Si estas buscando a un Realtor® de habla hispana quien te podría ayudar con el proceso de encontrar la casa de tus sueños, con la venta tu casa, ó si simplemente deseas conversar y obtener información en cuanto al mercado de bienes raices local, por favor no dudes en llamarme. Sería un privilégio el poder ayudarte de algúna manera. Muchas gracias! 


Whether you're looking for your first home, your dream home or an investment property, I'm committed to providing you with the highest quality buyer service. When making the type of investment that buying a home requires, you deserve to have all the latest market information and the very best advice, both of which I can provide you with. Read more.


The decision to sell a home is often dependent on many factors. Whatever your reasons are for selling, my proven effective marketing strategies will ensure that you get the highest possible price for your home. I guarantee to provide you with professional, ethical and confidential service and keep you fully informed every step of the way. Read more.

Short Sales

As a Certified Distressed Property Expert, I have pursued additional training to help me hone the “know-how” skills and knowledge necessary to help Clients achieve successful short sales. In addittion, as a CDPE, I am also a member of a network of professionals who are dedicated to staying informed and up-to-date with the changes in the field and have the ability to be in contact with some of the nation’s top experts in the field of loss mitigation. Coupled with years of experience facilitating short sales, being a CDPE has proven to be invaluable in guiding my Clients towards a successful short sale.