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Poinsettia Heights a “Favorite” for Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors

Poinsettia Heights is increasingly in its popularity with Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors looking to show prospective buyers homes in popular gay friendly neighborhoods.

Poinsettia Heights popularity is such that many Fort Lauderdale Realtors both gay and gay friendly consider this neighborhood one of Fort Lauderdale “Hottest” neighborhoods.

View pool home for sale in gay friendly Poinsettia Heights
View pool home for sale in gay friendly Poinsettia Heights

Factors that attract many gay and LGBT buyers to Poinsettia Heights include:

  • Home Prices / Price Range
  • Home Style & Sizes
  • Home Appreciation
  • Central Location / Proximity to Wilton Manors / Wilton Drive
  • Proximity to the Beaches
  • General Walk-ability

Home Prices / Price Range

Poinsettia Heights offers a wide range of home prices starting in the low $200,000’s right up to luxury homes for sale up-to $1 Million.

With a median price in the low $400,000’s more and more Gay and LGBT buyers are opting for homes in this “Hot” neighborhood!

Home Style & Sizes

The range of home styles and sizes are also a big factor for many gay and LGBT buyers.

Poinsettia Heights offers waterfront and non-waterfront homes and many homes for sale are renovated pool homes.

Home sizes are also generous with the median square footage for Poinsettia homes currently for sale at 1900 square feet.  Many Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors will confirm that a larger square footage “footprint” attracts more and more buyers.

Compare this to the median home size in Wilton Manors at 1400 sq ft! 

Home Appreciation

Poinsettia Heights home prices have appreciated strongly – with median home prices up by 30% since 2012.

The market summary report below shows median sales price for Poinsettia Heights homes from 2012 to 2014.

 Median Beds/Baths Sale Price SP$/SqFt
2014 3 / 2 $371,950 $239
2013 3 / 2 $330,000 $220
2012 3 / 2 $285,500 $175

We can see from this report that:

  • In 2012 the median sales price for a home sold here in Poinsettia Heights was $285,500this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home with a sales price to square foot price of $175.00
  • In 2013 the median sales price for a home sold here in Poinsettia Heights was $330,000this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home with a sales price to square foot price of $220.00
  • In 2014 the median sales price for a home sold here in Poinsettia Heights was $371,950 – this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home with a sales price to square foot price of $239.00

Median home prices in Poinsettia have appreciated from $285,500 in 2012 to $371,950 in 2014 – and increase of $86,450 or 30%

As a Fort Lauderdale realtor with over 10 year experience – I can attest that this is a great rate of appreciation.

Central Location

Many Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors agree that Poinsettia Heights offers a great “central” location – away from both Andrews and Powerline  – busy roads which can deter buyers.

This great central and Poinsettia Heights proximity to Wilton Manors and Wilton Drive is a big draw card for many buyers is – especially being so close to Wilton Drive with all its gay and gay friendly shopping, dining and entertainment options.

Fort Lauderdale offers great and gay friendly Beaches
Fort Lauderdale offers great and gay friendly Beaches

Proximity to the Beaches

Poinsettia Heights also enjoys a great location close to Fort Lauderdale Blue Ribbon Beach and also less than 10 minutes away from Sebastian Beach – Fort Lauderdale’s Gay Beach.

The lure of warm weather and beautiful beaches draws many Gay aznd LGBT buyers from all across the USA and North America.

General Walk-ability

Poinsettia Heights is a walk-ability factor – that may buyers like.  While parts of it have no sidewalks many of the buyers I have spoken to feel very comfortable walking in this neighborhood.

This is an important factor for Gay and LGBT buyers who have pets too!

Kevin Wirth Realtor

I hope you have enjoyed this post on “Hot” Gay Friendly Poinsettia Heights – by Kevin Wirth – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors.

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