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Lauderdale by the Sea

A Gay Realtors Guide
to Lauderdale by the Sea

Welcome to my March 2019 / April 2019 Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors guide to popular gay friendly Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods.

Lauderdale by the Sea is has really transformed it self over the last few year – especially the South Side in and around the beach.

This transformation combined with more and more upscale homes and condos for sale is attracting many gay and LGBT buyers – especially those looking for a more laid back neighborhood!

Currently in Lauderdale by the Sea there are:

  • 148 condos for sale  – the median list price for a condo is $483,950 for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit
    Prices range from under $150,000 to $4 Million
  • 35 single family homes for sale – median list price $684,900 for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home.
    Prices range from under $500,000 to $4 Million

 

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Lauderdale by the Sea
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Lauderdale by the Sea – especially the South side  offers an ideal location for those who love the beach and beach life.

Map of gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea
Map of gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea

South Lauderdale by the Sea lies between Fort Lauderdale and Sea Ranch Lakes, while the north half borders Pompano Beach.

Behind it is North Andrews Gardens and just a short drive away is Wilton Manors with all its gay entertainment options.

Lauderdale by the sea if often call the “Beach Diving” Capital of South Florida – as the Town has beautiful Blue Wave beaches and great reefs – some of which you can swim to!

At the ocean end of Commercial Boulevard is a long wooden fishing pier. The south side of the pier is a popular scuba diving and snorkeling location as is the three-tiered reef – which is frequented on a daily basis by many diving tour operators.

This combination of great beaches, shopping, dining and entertainment options combined with recent beach and city redevelopment is attracting more and more gay and LGBT home and condo buyers looking for a place here in the sun!

As a gay realtor here in Fort Lauderdale – I can guide you to some of the most popular gay friendly areas here in Lauderdale by the Sea

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Lauderdale by the Sea
Condos for Sale

There are currently 148 condos / town homes for sale here in Lauderdale by the Sea – down ever so slightly from our last post!

There were 150 condos for sale in our last post on Gay Friendly Lauderdale by the Sea for December 2018 / January 2019

This market analysis report for these 148 condos for sale is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 0 / 1 348 $135,000
Max 5 / 5 6,967 $4,000,000
Avg 2 / 2 1,695 $716,401
Median 2 / 2 1,433 $483,950

We can see from this report that the average list price for a condo / town home for sale is $716,401 and the median price is $483,950

It is important to note the median list price for condos for sale in this great gay friendly neighborhood is down a little this month!

In our last post the average list price for a condo / town home for sale was $685,712 and the median price was $488,950

Both the average and the median in this and in our last posts are based on 2 bedroom 2 bathroom units.

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View from a 2 bedroom condo for sale here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea neighborhood

Lauderdale by the Sea
Condo Prices by Bedroom

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

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$ LP$/SqFt
1 / 1 882 $295,000 $317.00
2 / 2 1,400 $450,000 $347.00
3 / 3 3,000 $1,196,000 $478.00
4 / 4 3,191 $1,672,500 $524.00

We can from this report:

  • The median for 1 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale is $295,400 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 882 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $317.00 – In our last post the median for a 1 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale was lower at $274,400 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 870 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $306.00
  • The median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale is $450,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1400 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $347.00 – In our last post the median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo for sale was higher at $479,900 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1327 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $355.00
  • The median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale is $1,196,000this being for a larger 3 bedroom 3 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 3000 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $478.00 – In our last post the median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale was lower at $1,099,000 – this being for a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 2300 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $427.00
  • The median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale is $1,672,500 – this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 3191 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $524.00 – In our last post the median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea condo / town home for sale was higher at $1,850,000 – this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom town home / condo  unit of 3024 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $599.00

It is important to note that luxury new construction 3 and 4 bedroom town homes for sale are impacting median prices!

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Beach views condo for sale in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea

Lauderdale by the Sea
Condo Pricing

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 2
$150,000 – $199,999 4
$200,000 – $249,999 4
$250,000 – $299,999 11
$300,000 – $349,999 17
$350,000 – $399,999 19
$400,000 – $449,999 11
$450,000 – $499,999 12
$500,000 – $549,999 6
$550,000 – $599,999 5
$600,000 – $699,999 12
$700,000 – $799,999 6
$800,000 – $899,999 6
$900,000 – $999,999 2
$1,000,000 or over 31
Total 148

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 see that their is a good inventory of condos for sale between $250,000 – $500,000 – appealing to many gay and LGBT buyers!

However what is important to note and what attract many gay and LGBT buyers is the spread of prices…

There is literally condos / town homes for sale in nearly every price range even for luxury units priced at $1 Million dollars or more more with 31 luxury condos currently for sale!

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Aerial view homes here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea in Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea
Homes for Sale

There are currently 35 single family homes for sale here in Lauderdale by the Sea here in Ft Lauderdale

It is important to note that this is down from 41 single family homes for sale as in our last post for December 2018 / January 2019!

This market analysis report for the 35 homes currently for sale is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 2 / 2 1,380 $480,000
Max 5 / 5 5,603 $3,695,000
Avg 3 / 3 2,494 $1,069,708
Median 3 / 2 2,060 $684,900

We can see from this report that the average list price for a single family home in Lauderdale by the Sea is $1,069,708 and the median price is $684,900

It is important to note that the median continues to soften – down from our last few posts!

In our last post for December 2018 / January 2019 the average list price for a single family home in Lauderdale by the Sea was $1,049,614 and the median price was $720,000

Note both the average and median prices in this and our last post are for 3 bedroom homes.

Note: Median prices rise and fall subject to the inventory of homes for sale, the age of the homes for sale and the number of waterfront homes for sale!

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View home for sale gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea neighborhood Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale by the Sea
Home Prices by Bedroom

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

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$ LP$/SqFt
2 / 2 1,595 $619,500 $425.00
3 / 2 2,024 $618,500 $338.00
4 / 4 4,069 $2,147,000 $520.00

We can from this report:

  • The median for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale is $619,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 1595 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $425.00.  In our last post the median price for 2 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale was higher at $643,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 1617 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $347.00.
  • The median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale is $618,500this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 2024 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $338.00.  In our last post the median for 3 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale was higher at $659,000 – this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 2120 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $367.00.
  • The median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale is $2,147,000 – this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home of 4069 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $520.00.  In our last post the median for 4 bedroom Lauderdale by the Sea homes for sale was lower at $1,950,000 – this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home of 4069 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $512.00.

Again it is important to note that median prices are impacted by the age of the home, the updates to the home and the number of waterfront homes for sale vs non-waterfront homes for sale!

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View 3 bedroom home for sale gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea neighborhood

Lauderdale by the Sea
Home Pricing

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

The price analysis report for homes for sale is presented below.

Price Range Quantity
$500,000 – $549,999 4
$550,000 – $599,999 4
$600,000 – $699,999 10
$700,000 – $799,999 3
$800,000 – $899,999 2
$900,000 – $999,999 2
$1,000,000 or over 10
Total 35

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

You can see from this report that the majority of the homes for sale are priced between $600,000 – $699,999 and then again at $1 Million or more – with 10 homes for sale in each of these price ranges.

It is important to note that there are homes for sale across nearly all price points – yes they may need some work – but in this neighborhood you are sure to reap the rewards!

I hope you have enjoyed my post on Condos and Homes here in gay friendly Lauderdale by the Sea, Fort Lauderdale.

Kevin Wirth Realtor

Kevin Wirth
Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors