Welcome to my February 2019 / March 2019 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!
The median list price for a River Shores condo for sale is $147,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit
Prices for condos range from just $134,900 to $154,900
The River Shores community is a gated community and the River Shores complex is also a pet friendly community – welcoming dogs.
River Bend and River Terrace are not pet friendly!
In this report I give an overview of condos for sale here in The River Shores complex as well as my Pricing Guide outlining pricing and recent sales data as well as sales trends.
Condos for Sale
There are currently 2 condos / town homes for sale here in popular LGBT / gay friendly River Shores – well down from our last post!
In our last post on gay friendly River Shores condos for sale there were 7 units for sale – read our last post for Nov / Dec 2018
This market analysis report for these units is presented below.
|BEDS / BATHS||LA||LP$|
|Min||1 / 1||600||$134,900|
|Max||2 / 1||600||$154,900|
|Avg||2 / 1||600||$144,900|
|Median||1 / 1||600||$144,900|
We can 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 $225.00
In our last post the the median list price for a River Shores condo was higher at $165,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $267.00
Here is our pricing guide to River Shores condos for sale.
|$149,999 or under||1|
|$150,000 – $199,999||1|
We can see from this guide the range of units for sale – with unit 1 being in each of the 2 price groups.
It is important to note that units here in River Shores can offer some of the best value out of any popular gay friendly waterfront complexes we feature that are walking distance to Wilton Drive!
Sales Prices by Bedroom
There have been 16 sales of condos here in gay friendly River Shores over the last 12 months – this is up from the 15 sales as in our last post!
Here is a summary of median prices for River Shores condos sold over the last 12 months – by bedroom.
|BEDS / BATHS||LA||SP$||SP$/SqFt|
|1 / 1||600||$138,500||$231.00|
|2 / 2||850||$138,000||$165.00|
We can see from this report that the median price for:
1 Bedroom River Shores condos is $138,500 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $225.00. In our last post the median sales price for 1 Bedroom River Shores condos was the same!
2 Bedroom River Shores condos is $138,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $165.00. In our last post the median sales price for 2 bedroom units was $154,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $165.00.
It is important to note that “high” median sales prices for 1 bedroom units often has to do with the water-views offered by those units
Popular & Gay Friendly
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||1,000||$163,500|
|W/Manors||2 / 2||1,180||$233,000|
|Oak/Park||2 / 2||975||$150,000|
We can see from this report that the median price for a condo in Wilton Manors is $233,000 and the median price for a condo in Oakland Park is $150,000.
In our last post the median price for a condo in Wilton Manors was higher at $309,586 and the median price for a condo in Oakland Park was lower at $145,000.
It is important to note that median list prices for Wilton Manors condos are over 50% higher than the median list price for condos in Oakland Park!
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 truly superb water views – these units tend to command premium prices!
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!
I hope you have enjoyed my post on the popular gay friendly River Shores here in Fort Lauderdale
Kevin Wirth – Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtors.