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Lake Emerald

Gay Friendly Lake Emerald

Welcome to my January 2020 / February 2020 Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors report on 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.

 

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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 – the majority of which are 2 bedroom 2 bathroom condos!

The median list price is $158,000 for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit

Prices for condos range from just $115,000 to $220,000

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

2 smaller pets are welcome in this complex – 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.

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Lake Emerald Condos for Sale

There are currently 20 condos for sale here in popular LGBT / gay friendly Lake Emerald – this is down from our last post for 2019 when there were 16 condos for sale

This market analysis report for these 20 units is presented below.

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 1 / 1 920 $115,000
Max 2 / 2 1,300 $220,000
Avg 2 / 2 1,038 $161,400
Median 2 / 2 978 $158,000

We can see from this report that the average list price for a Lake Emerald condo is $161,400 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1038 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $159.00

We can also see from this report that the median list price for a Lake Emerald condo is $158,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 978 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $161.00 – down from our last post!

In our last post the median list price for a Lake Emerald condo was higher at $162,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 955 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $154.00

Note: The lowest price unit is offered for sale for $135,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit

Lake Emerald Pricing Guide

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

Price Range Quantity
$149,999 or under 6
$150,000 – $199,999 12
$200,000 – $250,000 2
Total 20

We can see from this guide the range of units for sale are spread across 3 price points – $149,000 or under, $150,000- $199,999 and $200,000 – $250,000.

It is important to note that most units here in Lake Emerald offer not only offer a great value with 90% of the units priced under $200,000 – they also offer great water views too!

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View from condo pending sale gay friendly Lake Emerald complex Oakland Park neighborhood!

Lake Emerald Pending Sales

There are currently 5 condos pending sale here in Lake Emerald – this is down from the 7 units pending sale as in our last post for 2019!

Our market analysis report for these units is presented below:

BEDS / BATHS LA LP$
Min 1 / 1 920 $115,000
Max 2 / 2 1,300 $243,000
Avg 2 / 2 1,076 $161,980
Median 2 / 2 990 $142,000

We can see from this report that the average price for a Lake Emerald condo pending sale is $161,980 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1076 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $149.00

We can also see that the median price for a condo pending sale is $142,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 990 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $143.00

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Aerial view condo recently sold gay friendly Lake Emerald complex gay friendly Oakland Park

Lake Emerald Sales Prices

There have been 39 sales of condos / town homes here in gay friendly Lake Emerald over the last 12 months

this is down from the 35 sales of condos over the preceding 12 months as 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 $100,000
Max 2 / 2 1,300 $212,000
Avg 2 / 2 1,072 $156,638
Median 2 / 2 1,120 $160,000

We can see from this report that the median price for 2 Bedroom Lake Emerald condos is $160,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 1,120 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $146.00 – This is up from our last post!

In our last post the median price for 2 Bedroom Lake Emerald condos was lower at $152,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom unit of 990 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $145.00

It is interesting to note that early 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

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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 1,012 $169,900
W/MANORS 2 / 2 1,212 $277,700
OAK/PARK 2 / 2 975 $154,750

We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Wilton Manors is $277,700 and the median price for a condo in Oakland Park is $154,750.

In our last post the median price for a condo in Wilton Manors was ever so slightly lower at $277,500 and the median price for a condo in Oakland Park was $155,450.

It is important to note that median list prices for Wilton Manors condos are 75% higher than the median list price for condos in Oakland Park!

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Lake Emerald vs Oakland Park Condos

It is important to note is that Lake Emerald condos for sale are almost $120,000 less than the median for Wilton Manors condos and that they are also very well priced when compared to the median prices for Oakland Park condos.

It is really quite impressive that for a median of $158,000 you can purchase a nice 2 bedroom 2 bathroom waterfront unit here in Lake Emerald- and this is for a unit with great lake views all set 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 P.A. – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors.

This statistical report on comparable Lake Emerald 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 © 2020 Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale Multiple Listing Service Inc.