Condos $200K – $400K

Fort Lauderdale Condos
$200,000 – $400,000

Welcome to my April 2019 / May 2019 Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors Guide to Fort Lauderdale Oceanfront condos for sale priced from $200,000 – $400,000.

In this post I discuss give my perspective as a Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtor on Fort Lauderdale Oceanfront condos for sale, offer a pricing guide, give prices by bedroom and then focus in on oceanfront condos for sale in one of Fort Lauderdale’s popular gay friendly neighborhoods – gay friendly North Beach.

Fort Lauderdale offers a great choice of condos in this price range

Search Condos $200K – $400K

Currently there are currently 2886 Fort Lauderdale condos for sale in this price range – so there is plenty of selection.

Of these 2886 condos for sale in this price range 491 units are oceanfront condos for sale – up from our last post!

In our last post for December 2018 / January 2019 there were 447 x oceanfront condos for sale

Our market analysis report for these oceanfront condos for sale is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 0 / 1 280 $205,000
Max 3 / 2 2,161 $400,000
Avg 1 / 1 992 $319,667
Median 1 / 1 910 $319,000

We can see from this report that the average price for a Fort Lauderdale oceanfront  condo for sale priced between $200,000 and $400,000 is $319,667 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom oceanfront condo for sale of 992 square feet.

We can also see from this report that the median price is $319,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom oceanfront condo for sale of 910 square feet

In our last post the median price was higher at $325,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom oceanfront condo for sale of 940 square feet

What is important to note however from this report is that these numbers represent condos for sale across Greater Fort Lauderdale and do not take into account individual neighborhoods.

Fort Lauderdale like any city varies by the block and while overall many parts of Fort Lauderdale are popular with the gay community – there are some communities / neighborhoods that are less popular – ones that as a Gay Fort Lauderdale Realtor – I personally would not recommend.

More on Popular Gay Friendly Neighborhoods

View oceanfront condo for sale priced under $400,000
Sweeping views from this Fort Lauderdale oceanfront condo for sale priced under $400,000

Pricing Analysis
Oceanfront Condos

Here is our Fort Lauderdale Pricing Guide for Oceanfront Condos priced from $200,000 to $400,000.

Price Range Quantity
$200,000 – $249,999 54
$250,000 – $299,999 143
$300,000 – $349,999 139
$350,000 – $400,000 155
Total 491

We can see from this report the inventory of units for sale by price range – price points.

Important to note however is that there are oceanfront units for sale that are priced under $249,999 – with 54 units for sale.

It is important to note that the number of units for sale in this price range is down from 61 units for sale as in our last post!

Also important for buyers of Fort Lauderdale oceanfront condos to take into account – is that often times there will be a trade-off – between unit size and neighborhood / location.

Often time buyers come in with a specific desire to be in a popular gay neighborhood – however they find that their options in this price range can be limited.

As one of our companies top Gay Fort Lauderdale Realtors – I can guide you on other options, in communities that are gay friendly and popular with the Gay/LGBT community.

View 1 bedroom Fort Lauderdale oceanfront condo for sale priced under $400,000
View 1 bedroom Fort Lauderdale oceanfront condo for sale priced under $400,000

Oceanfront Condos
Median Prices by Bedroom

Here is a summary chart of median prices for Oceanfront Condos currently for sale – units priced between $200K – $400K.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$ LP$/SqFt
0 / 1 533 $265,000 $498.00
1 / 1 874 $302,500 $351.00
2 / 2 1,240 $350,000 $282.00

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

  • Oceanfront Studios is $265,000 – this being for a 533 square foot unit with 1 bathroom and a list price to square foot price of $498.00
  • 1 Bedroom Condos is $302,500 – this being for a 874 square foot unit with 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom and a list price to square foot price of $351.00
  • 2 Bedroom Condos is $350,000 – this being for a 1240 square foot unit with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and a list price to square foot price of $282.00

As a Fort Lauderdale Realtor / Real Estate Agent I personally find this summary chart useful.

I breakdown and discuss each category further below.

Studios

There are currently 25 oceanfront studios in this price range – with prices ranging from $209,000 – $349,000 – up from 21 studios for sale in our last post!

It is important to note is that 25 studios for sale this month is up – it is still down from earlier in 2017 when there were 32 oceanfront studios for sale!

Our market analysis report for these 25 units is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 0 / 1 280 $209,000
Max 0 / 1 590 $349,000
Avg 0 / 1 484 $267,936
Median 0 / 1 533 $265,000

Typically studios run at around $500.00 – $540.00 per square foot based on median prices – but they can go all the way to $820.00 or more – especially for Luxury Condo Hotel Units.

Fort Lauderdale has a great selection of Hotel / Condos that can be placed into the Hotel rental program – two of the most popular Hotel Condos is The Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort & The Atlantic Hotel.

The median price for a studio currently for sale in this price range in Fort Lauderdale is currently $249,000 – this being for a unit of 486 square feet

It is important to note that median prices for studios are on the rise – this month is up from $265,000 as in our last post – this being for a unit of 533 square feet

Generally a studio for sale is around 450 – 550 square feet in size

1 Bedroom Units

There are 282 x 1 bedroom oceanfront condos in this price range – – with prices ranging from $205,000 – $400,000

This is up from our last post when there were 257 x 1 bedroom oceanfront condos for sale.

The market analysis report for these 282 units is presented below

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 1 / 1 680 $205,000
Max 1 / 2 1,320 $400,000
Avg 1 / 1 867 $305,934
Median 1 / 1 874 $302,500

Typically 1 bedroom condos run at $350.00 – $355.00 per square foot based on median prices – but they can go all the way to $680.00 or more.

The median price for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit is $302,500 – this being for a unit of 874 square feet

It is important to note that median prices are down from $309,000  as in our last post – this being for a unit of 874 square feet

Generally a 1 Bedroom condo is around 860 – 890 square feet in size.

2 Bedroom Units

In my experience 2 Bedroom units are by the most popular and sought after units with Fort Lauderdale gay realtors.

Currently there are 182 x 2 bedroom oceanfront condos in this price range – with prices ranging from $225,000 – $400,000

The median is up from 164 x 2 bedroom condos for sale as in our last post!

The market analysis report for these 182 units is presented below

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 2 / 1 780 $244,000
Max 2 / 2 2,161 $400,000
Avg 2 / 2 1,232 $347,698
Median 2 / 2 1,240 $350,000

Typically 2 bedroom condos run at $280.00 – $290.00 per square foot based on median prices – but they can go all the way to $450.00 or more.

The median price for a 2 bedroom unit is $350,000 – this being for a unit of 1240 square feet

It is important to note that the median is down a little from our last post when the median was $359,000 – this being for a unit of 1210 square feet

Generally a 2 bedroom condo is around 1200 – 1240 square feet in size – though some can be much smaller.

Note: As you increase unit size in this price range you tend to move further away from central Fort Lauderdale and away from some the more popular gay friendly neighborhoods.

There are however still many great neighborhoods /communities that are popular with the Gay/LGBT community that are well worth considering!

Aerial view gay friendly North Beach neighborhood Fort Lauderdale
Aerial view of the very gay friendly North Beach neighborhood of Fort Lauderdale

Featured Neighborhood
Gay Friendly North Beach

In each post I like to feature a popular gay friendly neighborhood.

A very popular neighborhood with Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors including myself is North Beach  – a great neighborhood set between the Intracoastal and the Ocean!

Currently in the popular and gay friendly neighborhood of North Beach here in Fort Lauderdale there are 35 condos for sale – with prices ranging from $228,900 – $395,000 – the number of condos for sale is well up from the 27 condos for sale as in our last post!

Our market analysis report for these units is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 0 / 1 400 $229,000
Max 1 / 1 975 $400,000
Avg 1 / 1 660 $314,294
Median 1 / 1 631 $299,000

We can see from this report that the:

  • Average price for a condo in this price range here in North Beach is $314,294 – this being for a studio unit of 726 square feet.  In our last post the average price for a condo in this price range here in North Beach was lower at $307,270 – this being for a studio unit of 726 square feet.
  • Median price for a condo in this price range here in gay friendly North Beach is $299,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 680 square feet.  In our last post the median price for a condo in this price range here in gay friendly North Beach was ever so slightly higher at $300,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 680 square feet

Most Fort Lauderdale gay realtors will agree that this popular gay friendly community is one that is well worth considering – especially if your looking to purchase a Fort Lauderdale condo in the price range of $200,000 – $400,000.

Read more on gay friendly North Beach

Kevin Wirth Fort Lauderdale Realtor

I hope this post on Fort Lauderdale condos for sale priced from $200K to $400K has been enlightening – we try to update and post these each month – Kevin Wirth – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors

This statistical report on comparable Fort Lauderdale properties includes listing content from the MLS compilation and statistical MLS data – this data is not verified for authenticity or accuracy and may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. 

This report is based on information which is the © 2019 Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale Multiple Listing Service Inc.