View Lake Emerald Gay Friendly condo complex Oakland Park Fort Lauderdalde

Lake Emerald

Gay Friendly
Lake Emerald

Welcome to my May 2018 / June 2018 Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors guide to popular gay friendly Fort Lauderdale condos / condominium complexes.

Lake Emerald here in Oakland Park is a very popular and gay friendly condominium complex set around a 168 acre freshwater lake.

 

Search Lake Emerald Condos for Sale

 

Lake Emerald is an increasingly popular neighborhood with many Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors and with the Gay and LGBT community

Currently in Lake Emerald there are 20 condos for sale  – median list price is $145,250 for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit

Prices for condos range from just $120,000 to $199,999

Lake Emerald is a 24 hour gated community and is also a pet friendly community.

2 smaller pets are welcome – pets including dogs!

In this report I give an overview of condos for sale here in Lake Emerald as well as my Pricing Guide outlining pricing and recent sales data as well as sales trends.

View Lake Emerald 2 Bedroom Condo for Sale - Unit 308
Look at these views from a Lake Emerald 2 Bedroom Condo for Sale – Unit 308

Lake Emerald
Condos for Sale

There are currently 14 condos for sale here in popular LGBT / gay friendly Lake Emerald – down from the 20 units for sale as in our last post for March / April 2018

It is important to note that in 2017 typically there were just 6-10 Lake Emerald condo units for sale

This market analysis report for these 14 units is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 2 / 2 920 $129,990
Max 2 / 2 1300 $199,999
Avg 2 / 2 1090 $165,606
Median 2 / 2 1120 $167,450

We can see from this report that the average list price for a Lake Emerald condo is $165,606 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1090 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $154.00

In our last post the average list price for a Lake Emerald condo was lower at $158,965 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1031 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $157.00

We can also see from this report that the median list price for a Lake Emerald condo is $167,450 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1120 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $154.00 – up from our last 2 posts!

In our last post the median list price for a Lake Emerald condo was $159,450 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 955 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $157.00

In our last post the median list price for a Lake Emerald condo was $143,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 920 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $147.00

Note: The lowest price units is offered for sale for $129,990 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit

Aerial view of the club house at gay friendly Lake Emerald Oakland Park
Aerial view of the club house at gay friendly Lake Emerald Oakland Park

Lake Emerald
Pricing Guide

Here is our pricing guide to Lake Emerald condos for sale.

Price Range Quantity
$149,999 or under 3
$150,000 – $199,999 11
Total 14

We can see from this guide the range of units for sale are spread across 2 price points – $149,000 or under and $150,000- $199,999.

It is important to note that all of the units for sale are 2 bedroom units and all units are priced under $200,000 – which is a great value!

It is also important to note that most units here in Lake Emerald offer not only offer a great value – they offer great water views too!

View condo pending sale gay friendly Lake Emerald - Unit 309
View condo pending sale gay friendly Lake Emerald – Unit 309

Lake Emerald
Pending Sales

There are currently 10 condos pending sale here in Lake Emerald – In our post there were 13 condos pending sale here in Lake Emerald

Our market analysis report for these units is presented below:

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 1 / 1 920 $105,000
Max 2 / 2 1120 $162,000
Avg 2 / 2 957 $139,240
Median 2 / 2 920 $138,500

We can see from this report that the average price for a Lake Emerald condo pending sale is $139,240 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 957 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $146.00

We can also see that the median price for a condo pending sale is $138,500 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom 920 square foot unit of 920 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $152.00

Note: the median price of Lake Emerald condos pending sale was ever so slightly higher at $139,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom 920 square foot unit of 920 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $152.00

Club house views here at Lake Emerald in Fort Lauderdale
Club house views here at Lake Emerald in Fort Lauderdale

Lake Emerald
Sales Prices

There have been 44 sales of condos / town homes here in gay friendly Lake Emerald over the last 12 months – this is the same number of sales of condos in our last post!

Here is a summary of median prices for Lake Emerald condos sold over the last 12 months

BEDS / BATHS LA SP$
Min 1 / 1 920 $97,078
Max 2 / 2 1300 $200,000
Avg 2 / 2 1071 $147,316
Median 2 / 2 1050 $149,500

We can see from this report that the median price for 2 Bedroom Lake Emerald condos is $149,500 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1050 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $145.00 – This is up from our last post!

In our last post the median price for 2 Bedroom Lake Emerald condos was $147,900 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1120 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $142.00

In an earlier post in 2017 the median price for 2 Bedroom Lake Emerald condos was $125,675 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1100 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $112.00

It is important to note that median sales prices continue to rise in this very gay friendly complex!

View of one of the complexes here at Lake Emerald in Oakland Park
View of one of the complexes here at Lake Emerald in Oakland Park

Popular & Gay Friendly
Oakland Park

Oakland Park is an up and coming community for many Gay and LGBT Buyers.  Oakland Park is set right next to Wilton Manors – which was voted one of the gayest cities in the USA.

The 2 cities in many respects are like sister cities and both participate in Gay and LGBT event and are very friendly to the Gay and LGBT community.

Condos in the popular gay friendly neighborhood of Oakland Park typically run from $130,000 up to $300,000 – so if you’re looking for an fun and welcoming community close to many Gay / LGBT shoppes, bars and stores add this neighborhood to your short list.

As one of our companies top gay realtors / real estate agents – I know both these neighborhoods well and I can guide you to some very nice and very popular gay friendly complexes – one of which is Lake Emerald!

Wilton Manors/Oakland Park
Median Prices by City

It is also useful to see the difference in median condo prices between these two cities.

The market analysis report below shows us this.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
ALL 2 / 2 1000 $154,950
W/Manors 2 / 2 1412 $279,500
Oak/Park 2 / 2 982 $139,000

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Wilton Manors is $279,500 and the median price for a condo in Oakland Park is $139,000.

In our last post the median price for a condo in Wilton Manors was lower at $279,500 and the median price for a condo in Oakland Park was slightly higher at $139,500.

Read More on Wilton Manors / Oakland Park

View of a condo recently sold in gay friendly Lake Emerald - Unit 204
View of a condo recently sold in gay friendly Lake Emerald – Unit 204

Lake Emerald vs
Oakland Park Condos

It is important to note is that Lake Emerald condos for sale are well priced compared to the median prices for Oakland Park condos.

For a median of $149,500 you can purchase a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom waterfront unit here in Lake Emerald- and this is for a unit with great lake views in a gated community!

One of most popular comments I find as a gay realtor when showing gay and LGBT clients around Lake Emerald is just how appealing Lake Emerald is and what great views units offer!

Buyers also often comment on how spacious the units are!

All of this is a great gay friendly and pet friendly community!

Kevin Wirth Realtor

I hope you have enjoyed my post on the popular gay friendly Lake Emerald here in Fort Lauderdale

Kevin Wirth – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors.