Ocean views popular complex gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea

A Gay Realtors Guide
to Lauderdale by the Sea

Welcome to my Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors guide to popular gay friendly Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods.

Lauderdale by the Sea is has really transformed it self over the last few year – especially the South Side in and around the beach.

This transformation combined with more and more upscale homes and condos for sale is attracting many gay and LGBT buyers – especially those looking for a more laid back neighborhood!

Currently in Lauderdale by the Sea there are:

  • 145 condos for sale  – the median list price for a condo is $459,000 for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit
    Prices range from under $120,000 to $4.5 Million
  • 21 single family homes for sale – median list price $1,025,000 for a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom home.
    Prices range from under $450,000 to $4 Million

 

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Lauderdale by the Sea
Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea – especially the South side  offers an ideal location for those who love the beach and beach life.

Map of gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea
Map of gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea

South Lauderdale by the Sea lies between Fort Lauderdale and Sea Ranch Lakes, while the north half borders Pompano Beach.

Behind it is North Andrews Gardens and just a short drive away is Wilton Manors with all its gay entertainment options.

Lauderdale by the sea if often call the “Beach Diving” Capital of South Florida – as the Town has beautiful Blue Wave beaches and great reefs – some of which you can swim to!

At the ocean end of Commercial Boulevard is a long wooden fishing pier. The south side of the pier is a popular scuba diving and snorkeling location as is the three-tiered reef – which is frequented on a daily basis by many diving tour operators.

This combination of great beaches, shopping, dining and entertainment options combined with recent beach and city redevelopment is attracting more and more gay and LGBT home and condo buyers looking for a place here in the sun!

As a gay realtor here in Fort Lauderdale – I can guide you to some of the most popular gay friendly areas here in Lauderdale by the Sea

Aerial view of homes and condos here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea
Aerial view of homes and condos here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea

Lauderdale by the Sea
Condos for Sale

There are currently 145 condos / town homes for sale here in Lauderdale by the Sea – up from our last post!

Note: The number of condos for sale at 145 is up from 119 condos for sale as in our last post on Gay Friendly Lauderdale by the Sea for September / October 2017

It is important to note that in prior posts the inventory of condos for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea has been steadily declining!

This market analysis report for these 145 condo units for sale is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 1 / 1 510 $119,000
Max 4 / 4 4003 $4,500,000
Avg 2 / 2 1647 $685,637
Median 2 / 2 1450 $459,000

We can see from this report that the average list price for a condo / town home for sale is $685,637 and the median price is $459,000 – down from our last 2 posts!

In our last post the average list price for a condo / town home for sale was $763,065 and the median price was $475,000

In our last post the average list price for a condo / town home for sale was $767,156 and the median price was $525,000

Both the average and the median in this and in our last post are based on 2 bedroom 2 bathroom units.

Look at the views from this 2 bedroom condo for sale in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea
Look at the views from this 2 bedroom condo for sale in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea

Lauderdale by the Sea
Condo Prices by Bedroom

The following report show us the median price for Lauderdale Lake condos by bedroom.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$ LP$/SqFt
1 / 1 850 $210,000 $296.00
2 / 2 1433 $449,950 $359.00
3 / 3 3000 $972,000 $418.00
4 / 4 2943 $1,787,500 $598.00

We can from this report:

  • The median for 1 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale is $210,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $296.00 – In our last post the median for a 1 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale was slightly less at $207,500 – this being for a smaller 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 780 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $267.00
  • The median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale is $449,950 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1433 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $359.00 – In our last post the median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale was slightly less at $449,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1450 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $320.00
  • The median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale is $972,000this being for a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 3000 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $418.00 – In our last post the median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale was over $350,000 higher at $1,325,000 – this being for a larger 3 bedroom 3 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 3200 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $425.00
  • The median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale is $1,787,500 – this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 2943 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $598.00 – In our last post the median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale was $1,625,050 – this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 2906 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $559.00
View down-town gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea
View down-town gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea here in Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea
Condo Pricing

The price analysis report shown below gives us an insightful overview of the market for condos here in Lauderdale Lakes and shows us clearly the range of options – based on price and inventory.

The price analysis report is presented below.

Price Range Quantity
$149,999 or under 4
$150,000 – $199,999 9
$200,000 – $249,999 5
$250,000 – $299,999 13
$300,000 – $349,999 11
$350,000 – $399,999 17
$400,000 – $449,999 12
$450,000 – $499,999 5
$500,000 – $549,999 4
$550,000 – $599,999 4
$600,000 – $699,999 8
$700,000 – $799,999 13
$800,000 – $899,999 6
$900,000 – $999,999 8
$1,000,000 or over 25
Total 145

The price analysis report is great for its shows us the breakdown of inventory of condos for sale by price point / price bracket.

We can see that one of the largest inventorys of condos for sale are units priced between $250,000 – $450,000!

However what is important to note and what attract many gay and LGBT buyers is the spread of prices – there is literally condos / town homes for sale in nearly every price range even for luxury units priced at $1 Million dollars or more more with 25 luxury condos currently for sale!

Aerial view homes here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale
Aerial view homes here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea
Homes for Sale

There are currently 21 single family homes for sale here in Lauderdale by the Sea here in Ft Lauderdale – this is down from the 27 single family homes for sale in our last post!

This market analysis report for these homes is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 2 / 2 1513 $435,000
Max 5 / 7 5706 $3,999,999
Avg 3 / 3 2783 $1,398,814
Median 3 / 3 2120 $1,025,000

We can see from this report that the average list price for a single family home in Lauderdale by the Sea is $1,398,814 and the median price is $1,025,000

In our last post for September / October 2017 the average list price for a single family home in Lauderdale by the Sea was $914,248 and the median price was $650,000

It is important to note that prices for homes for sale here in this “Hot” gay friendly Fort Lauderdale neighborhood are truly on the rise – especially for 3 bedroom homes for sale!

Note both the average and median prices in this and our last posts are all for 3 bedroom homes.

View 3 bedroom pool home for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea
View 3 bedroom pool home for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea

Lauderdale by the Sea
Home Prices by Bedroom

The following report show us the median price for Lauderdale Lake homes by bedroom.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$ LP$/SqFt
2 / 2 1726 $552,150 $323.00
3 / 2 2120 $1,199,000 $457.00
4 / 3 3019 $999,999 $420.00

We can from this report:

  • The median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale is $552,150 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 1726 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $323.00.  In our last post the median price for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale was over $32,000 less at $519,500 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 1750 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $339.00.
  • The median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale is $1,199,000this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 2120 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $457.00.  In our last post the median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale was over $550,000 less at $639,500 – this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 1858 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $387.00.
  • The median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale is $999,999 – this being for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home of 3019 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $420.00.  In our last post the median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale was over $100,000 less at $890,000 – this being for a smaller 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home of 2773 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $335.00.

It is important to note that median prices are impacted by the number of waterfront homes for sale vs non-waterfront homes for sale!

View home for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale
View home for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea
Home Pricing

The price analysis report shown below gives us a more insightful overview of the market for homes here in Lauderdale by the Sea as it shows us clearly the range of options – based on price and inventory.

The price analysis report for homes for sale is presented below.

Price Range Quantity
$400,000 – $449,999 1
$450,000 – $499,999 0
$500,000 – $549,999 2
$550,000 – $599,999 3
$600,000 – $699,999 1
$700,000 – $799,999 2
$800,000 – $899,999 0
$900,000 – $999,999 1
$1,000,000 or over 11
Total 21

The price analysis report is very useful as its shows us the breakdown of inventory of homes for sale by price points.

You can see from this report that the majority of the homes for sale are priced at $1 Million or more!

 

It is important to note that there are still homes for sale across lower price points – yes they may need some work – but in this neighborhood you are sure to reap the rewards!

I hope you have enjoyed my post on Condos and Homes here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea, Fort Lauderdale.

Kevin Wirth Realtor

Kevin Wirth
Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors