2 Fort Lauderdale gay realtors enjoying cocktails at a gay friendly condo complex!

Gay Friendly Condos

A Gay Fort Lauderdale
Realtors Guide…

Gay Friendly Condos

A common question for Gay Fort Lauderdale Realtors is what are the best complexes – complexes that are Gay Friendly!

Here in Fort Lauderdale we have plenty of options to choose from – over 241 units based on condos currently for sale.

One of the most popular areas/neighborhoods for gay friendly condominiums are the cities of Wilton Manors and Oakland Park

The pricing guide below shows the inventory of condos currently for sale in these two cities.

Price Range Quantity
$149,999 or under 169
$150,000 – $199,999 27
$200,000 – $249,999 12
$250,000 – $299,999 9
$300,000 – $349,999 6
$350,000 – $399,999 9
$400,000 – $449,999 3
$450,000 – $499,999 2
$500,000 – $549,999 2
$550,000 – $599,999 1
$600,000 – $699,999 1
Total 241

You can see not only the range of prices from this chart but also how the bulk of the inventory of condos for sale are units priced under $149,999 – with 169 condos for sale in this price range!

Popular Gay Friendly
Complexes

As a Fort Lauderdale Realtor – I find that these 5 complexes are very popular with Gay and LGBT buyers – they are Wilton Station, Manor Grove, River Shores, Lake Emerald and Royal Park.

Our market analysis report on median prices for condos in these complexes is presented below.

Condos Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
Wilton Station 2 / 2 1,709 $333,900
Manor Grove 2 / 1 1,180 $124,900
River Shores 1 / 1 850 $129,900
Lake Emerald 2 / 2 1,120 $124,900
Royal Park 2 / 2 975 $99,750

We can see the median prices based on units currently for sale.

We can see from this report how prices range from $99,750 in both Royal Park up to $333,900 in Wilton Station.

Important to note is the bedrooms for the price from a 1/1 in River Shores to a 2/1 in Manor Grove to a 2/2 in Royal Park, Lake Emerald and also in Wilton Station.

The reason these 5 complexes enjoy such popularity with Gay and LGBT buyers includes:

  • Pricing – all these complexes are very affordable
  • The complexes have nice amenities including nice pool areas
  • The complexes are all waterfront condominiums
  • The complexes themselves or buildings with the complex are Pet Friendly including for Dogs*
  • Location – you can walk or easily taxi to Wilton Drive from 3 of these complexes, these being: River Shores, Manor Grove and Wilton Station.

Note: Each complex has different Rules for Pets including for Dogs.

Milo our pet Jack Russell

Popular Gay Friendly
Condos for Sale

I outline below the market analysis report for condos currently for sale in this 5 popular gay friendly complexes:

Wilton Station

There are currently 9 condos for sale here in Wilton Station in gay friendly Wilton Manors

The market analysis report for these condos for sale in presented below

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 3 / 3 2,254 $589,900
Low 1 / 1 1,080 $244,000
Avg 2 / 2 1,621 $356,278
Med 2 / 2 1,681 $307,900

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Wilton Station is $307,900 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1681 square feet.

Important to note is the range of prices – from $244,000 for a 1 bedroom unit up to $589,900 for a 3 bedroom unit. 

View of condo for sale in gay friendly Wilton Station
View of condo for sale in gay friendly Wilton Station
My Thoughts on Wilton Station

As a Gay Realtor I find that many clients are drawn to Wilton Station because of its location – steps away from Wilton Drive and for its amenities – resort style pool and an amazing gym.

Clients also like the fact it is gated and guarded – as many buyers purchase units in Wilton Station as a 2nd home. 

Manor Grove

There are currently 21 condos for sale in this popular gay friendly complex

The market analysis report for these condos for sale in presented below

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 2 / 2 1,200 $189,900
Low 1 / 1 750 $80,500
Avg 2 / 2 988 $129,221
Med 2 / 2 1,180 $124,900

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Manor Grove  is $124,900 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 1180 square feet.

Again it is important to note is the range of prices – from just $80,500 for a 1 bedroom unit up to $189,900 for a 2 bedroom unit. 

View of Pool at Manor Grove
View of Pool at Manor Grove
My Thoughts on Manor Grove

As a Gay Realtor I find that the range of units and number of units for sale from town homes to condos appeals to many Gay and LGBT buyers – simply there is a good choice of options from 1 bedroom units upwards!

Clients also like the price points – Manor Grove truly offers great value for the money and while prices have softened of recent times, the complex is still highly regarded.  

River Shores

There are just 3 condos for sale in this very gay friendly complex here in Oakland Park – just across from Wilton Manors and walking distance to Wilton Drive

The market analysis report for these condos for sale in presented below

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 2 / 2 850 $159,500
Low 1 / 1 850 $120,000
Med 1 / 1 850 $129,900

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in River Shores is $129,900 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet.

Again note the range of prices – from $120,000 for a 1 bedroom unit up to $159,900 for a 2 bedroom unit. 

View of the waterfront pool at River Shores
View of the waterfront pool at River Shores
My Thoughts on River Shores

As a Gay Realtor I find that many Gay and LGBT clients are not even aware of this great Fort Lauderdale condo complex here in Oakland Park – it is like an undiscovered jewel!

The complex was built-in the 1960s is set on 9 acres of waterfront and many units have great water views.  The waterfront pool area is superb and owners can also have boat dockage at no extra charge!  

Lake Emerald

There are 27 condos for sale in this popular and gay friendly complex here in Oakland Park – just 10 – 15 minutes drive from Wilton Drive

The market analysis report for these condos for sale in presented below

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 2 / 2 1,350 $175,000
Low 1 / 1 920 $86,900
Avg 2 / 2 1,091 $128,366
Med 2 / 2 1,120 $124,900

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Lake Emerald is $124,900 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 1120 square feet.

Again note the range of prices – from $86,900 for a 1 bedroom unit up to $175,000 for a 2 bedroom unit. 

View of condos and lake at Lake Emerald
View of condos and lake at Lake Emerald
My Thoughts on Lake Emerald

As a Fort Lauderdale Realtor – I always suggest to my Gay and LGBT buyers that they look at this great complex.

Lake Emerald is a gated community on a 168 acre lake with 24 hour security and a guard gate. 

The Community is gay friendly and has many amenities including clubhouse, library, exercise room, 3 pools and tennis courts. Residents can enjoy swimming, sailing, boating, and fishing in the lake. 

Many units offer incredible lake views from there screened balconies.  Many units also have their own washer/dryer.

2 small pets are welcome.

Royal Park

There are 18 condos for sale in this popular and gay friendly complex here in Oakland Park – this complex is also just 15 minutes drive from Wilton Drive

The market analysis report for these condos for sale in presented below

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 2 / 2 1,100 $128,500
Low 1 / 1 750 $34,900
Avg 2 / 2 931 $91,628
Med 2 / 2 975 $99,750

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Royal Park is $99,750 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 975 square feet.

Again note the range of prices – from $34,900 for a 1 bedroom unit up to $128,500 for a 2 bedroom unit. 

View of the pool at Gay friendly Royal Park
View of one of the pools here  at Gay friendly Royal Park
My Thoughts on Royal Park

This gated community is surrounded by a canal – so its like an island.

The complex has 3 heated pools gym/sauna/steam room, billiards room and a car wash station.

This community is pet friendly for larger pets and dogs up to 30lbs are welcome.

I hope you’ve enjoyed My Gay Fort Lauderdale Realtors guide to condos and condominiums – Kevin Wirth Fort Lauderdale Realtor

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