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River Shores

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River Shores

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

River Shores here in Oakland Park is a very popular and gay friendly condominium community!

River Shores is a private gated waterfront community set right alongside Wilton Manors.  

The complex actually has 3 different condominium complexes – River Shores, River Bend and River Terrace.

The community has a great waterfront pool, tennis courts and an exercise room.

The River Shores community is an increasingly popular neighborhood with many Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors and with the Gay and LGBT community

Currently in River Shores there are 5 condos for sale – all of which are 1 bedroom units.

 The median list price is $144,900 for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit – up from our last post!

Prices for condos range from just $135,000 to $179,000

The River Shores community is a gated community and the River Shores complex is also a pet friendly community – welcoming dogs.

River Bend and River Terrace are not pet friendly!

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

River Shores
Condos for Sale

There are currently 5 condos / town homes for sale here in popular LGBT / gay friendly River Shores – all 1 bedroom units!

In our last 2 posts on gay friendly River Shores condos for sale there were also 5 units for sale

This market analysis report for these units is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 1 / 1 600 $135,000
Max 1 / 1 600 $179,000
Avg 1 / 1 600 $151,980
Median 1 / 1 600 $144,900

We can see from this report that the average list price for a River Shores condo is $145,480 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $253.00

In our last post the average price was lower at $145,480 this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $242.00

We can also see from this report that the median list price for a River Shores condo is $144,900 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $233.00

In our last post the the median list price for a River Shores condo was also lower at $139,900 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $242.00

The lowest price units is offered for sale for $135,000 this being for a 1 bedroom unit and the highest priced unit for sale is offered for sale for $179,000, this also being for a 1 bedroom unit!

View 2 bedroom condo recently sold Gay Friendly River Shores - Unit 202
View 2 bedroom condo recently sold Gay Friendly River Shores – Unit 202

River Shores
Pricing Guide

Here is our pricing guide to River Shores condos for sale.

Price Range Quantity
$149,999 or under 3
$150,000 – $199,999 2
Total 5

We can see from this guide the range of units for sale  – and that all units are priced at under $199,999.

It is important to note that units here in River Shores can offer some of the best value out of any popular gay friendly waterfront complexes we feature that are walking distance to Wilton Drive!

River Shores
Sales Prices by Bedroom

There have been 13 sales of condos here in gay friendly River Shores over the last 12 months – this is up slightly from 12 sales over the last 12 months as in our last post – but this is well down from 17 sales over the preceding 12 months as in our prior post!

Here is a summary of median prices for River Shores condos sold over the last 12 months – by bedroom.

BEDS / BATHS LA SP$ SP$/SqFt
1 / 1 600 $136,000 $227.00
2 / 1 850 $133,800 $157.00

We can see from this report that the median price for:

1 Bedroom River Shores condos is $136,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $227.00.  In our last post the median sales price for 1 Bedroom River Shores condos was lower $134,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $219.00.

2 Bedroom River Shores condos is $133,800 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $157.00.  In our last post the median sales price for 2 bedroom units was the same at $133,800 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $157.00.

It is important to note that median sales prices for 2 bedroom units have been lower than for 1 bedroom units!

2 Bedroom units here in gay friendly River Shores are typically 2 bedroom 1 bathroom units of 850 square feet – 250 square feet larger than 1 bedroom units.

The reason for “higher” median sales prices for 1 bedroom units has to do with condition of units sold – more updated and then with location – more units sold with water-views!

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.

It is important to note that median prices for Wilton Manors condos are double those of condos in Oakland Park!

Read More on Wilton Manors / Oakland Park

Gay friendly River Shores complex Gay Friendly Oakland Park Fort Lauderdale
Gay friendly River Shores complex Gay Friendly Oakland Park Fort Lauderdale

River Shores vs
Oakland Park Condos

River Shores condos for sale are typically higher priced compared to the median prices for Oakland Park condos.

The median for Oakland Park condos is also typically for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit vs a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit in River Shores.

However River Shores is a gated waterfront community and many of the units have great water views.

One of most popular comments I find as a gay realtor when showing gay and LGBT clients around River Shores is just how gay friendly this Oakland Park complex really is!

Buyers always comment on the location, the water views and the great waterfront pool!

All of this is and a pet friendly community too!

Kevin Wirth Realtor

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

Kevin Wirth – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors.