Wonderful waterfront views here at gay friendly Lake Emerald in Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes

A Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors
Guide to Lauderdale Lakes

Welcome to my Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors guide to Lauderdale Lakes.  Lauderdale Lakes is increasingly becoming one of more popular gay friendly neighborhoods here in Fort Lauderdale – especially for condominiums and town homes in well-managed waterfront communities.

Currently in Lauderdale Lakes there are:

  • 99 condos for sale  – the median sales price for a condo is $117,499 for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit
    Prices range from $72,500 – $230,000
  • 41 single family homes for sale – median sales price $252,000 for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home.
    Prices range from under $113,000 to $529,000
  • 13 Waterfront homes for sale – median sales price $304,900 for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom waterfront home
    Prices range from $195,000 – $529,000
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While Lauderdale Lakes has some upmarket areas – is increasingly popular for its range of home/condo options, affordability,value for money AND for the waterfront/lakefront/park like views that many homes/condos offer.

Map showing Gay Friendly Lauderdale Lakes
Map showing Gay Friendly Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes has many well run, well established communities – these communities offer a great range of homes, town homes and condos.

As a gay real estate agent / realtor here in Ft Lauderdale – I can guide you to some of the most popular gay friendly complexes / communities here in Lauderdale Lakes.

Lake views from popular Summar Lakes condos here in Lauderdale Lakes Fort Lauderdale
View from popular Summar Lakes condos here in Lauderdale Lakes Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale Lakes
Market Report Condos

There are currently 99 condos / town homes for sale here in Lauderdale Lakes

This is down ever so slightly from 102 units for sale in our last post for February / March 2016

This market analysis report for the 99 units currently for sale is presented below.

$$  Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 3 / 3 1,932 $230,000
Low 1 / 1 720 $72,500
Avg 2 / 2 1,005 $120,775
Med 2 / 2 975 $117,499

We can see from this report that the average list price for a condo is $120,775 and the median price is $117,499well down from the last post!

We can see from this report that the average list price for a condo is $191,783 and the median price is $166,250

In this and our last report both the average and the median were based on 2 bedroom 2 bathroom units.

As one of Fort Lauderdale leading Gay Realtors selling properties all over Fort Lauderdale and Broward County – I can tell you that it is the affordability combined with the great waterfront views that many condos offer that attracts many Gay and LGBT buyers to great gay friendly Fort Lauderdale neighborhood!

Lauderdale Lakes
Prices by Bedroom

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

Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price LP$/SqFt
1 / 1 760 $84,450 $112
2 / 2 975 $119,000 $117
3 / 2 1,514 $200,000 $119

We can again see the absolute affordability factor clearly in the market report above with:

  • The median for 1 bedroom Lauderdale Lakes condo is $84,450 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 760 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $112.00
    Note this is up from a median of $79,900 late last year 
  • The median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale Lakes condo at $119,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 975 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $117.00
    Note this is up from a median of $99,500 late last year
  • The median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale Lakes condo for sale at $200,000 – this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 1514 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $119.00
    Note this is up from a median of $171,000 late last year

Note: You can typically buy a nice and updated unit in a gated community for around $110,000 – $120,000 and you can buy a unit with a waterfront/lake view for around $120,000 – $180,000.

Lower priced units are either smaller and/or will usually need some work – which many of my Gay and LGBT buyers love.

Town Home for sale in gay friendly Lauderdale Lakes
Town Home for sale in gay friendly Lauderdale Lakes – these are a great value!

Lauderdale Lakes Condos
Price Analysis Report

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 85
$150,000 – $199,999 6
$200,000 – $249,999 5
Total 99

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 clearly see from this report that the largest inventory of condos for sale are those units priced under $149,999 – with 85 units for sale!

It is important to note is that this is down from 94 units for sale priced $149,999 or under as per our last post.

Lauderdale Lakes
Single Family Homes

There are currently a total of 41 single family homes for sale here in Lauderdale Lakes / Ft Lauderdale – this is down a little from the 44 homes for sale in our February / March 2016 report.

This market analysis report for these homes is presented below.

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 4 / 2 2,347 $529,000
Low 2 / 1 864 $113,000
Avg 3 / 2 1,729 $252,832
Med 3 / 2 1,800 $252,000

We can see from this report that the average list price for a single family home in Lauderdale Lakes is $252,832 and the median price is $252,000.

In our last post the average list price for a single family home in Lauderdale Lakes was $238,207 and the median price was $229,500.

In this and our last post the median prices were based on 3 bedroom 2 bathroom homes.

3 Bedroom single family home for sale here in Lauderdale Lakes
3 Bedroom single family home for sale here in Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes
Home Pricing

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

The price analysis report for homes is presented below.

Price Range Quantity
$149,999 or under 6
$150,000 – $199,999 9
$200,000 – $249,999 3
$250,000 – $299,999 12
$300,000 – $349,999 4
$350,000 – $399,999 4
$400,000 or more 2
Total 41

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

Important to note that there is a great range of single family homes for sale priced from $250,000 – $299,999

This absolute affordability factors attracts many Gay and LGBT buyers to this “Hot” and gay friendly Fort Lauderdale neighborhood!

Wide waterfront views from a great home for sale in Lauderdale Lakes
Wide waterfront views from a great home for sale in Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes
Waterfront Homes

Of the 41 single family homes for sale here in Lauderdale Lakes / Ft Lauderdale 13 homes for sale are waterfront homes – this is the same number of waterfront homes for sale as in our last post!

This market analysis report for these waterfront homes is presented

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 4 / 2 2,347 $529,000
Low 2 / 2 1,600 $195,000
Avg 3 / 2 1,845 $331,708
Med 3 / 2 1,840 $304,900

We can see from this report that the average list price for a single family waterfront home in Lauderdale Lakes is $331,708 and the median price is $304,900.

In our last report for February / March 2016 the average list price for a single family waterfront home in Lauderdale Lakes was $321,208 and the median price is $325,000.

The average and median prices in this and our last reports are all based on 3 bedroom 2 bathroom waterfront homes!

Again it is important to note that median prices for waterfront homes are down from our last 2 post – down by almost $50,000!

Kevin Wirth Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtor

I hope you have enjoyed my post on Condos and Home here in Lauderdale Lakes by Kevin Wirth – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtor