Welcome to my January 2020 / February 2020 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 is just 1 condo for sale!
The list price for this River Shores condo for sale is $129,900 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit
Prices for condos for sale in this great gay friendly complex typically range from just $120,000 to $180,000
The River Shores community is a gated community and the River Shores complex is also a pet friendly community – welcoming dogs.
River Bend and River Terrace are not pet friendly!
In this report I give an overview of condos for sale here in The River Shores complex as well as my Pricing Guide outlining pricing and recent sales data as well as sales trends.
Condos for Sale
There is currently 4 condos / town homes for sale here in popular LGBT / gay friendly River Shores – well up from our last post!
This market analysis report for these units is presented below.
|BEDS / BATHS||LA||LP$|
|Min||1 / 1||600||$135,000|
|Max||1 / 1||600||$164,994|
|Avg||1 / 1||600||$151,224|
|Median||1 / 1||600||$152,450|
We can see from this report that the median list price for a River Shores condo is $152,450 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $254.00
In our last post when there was just units for sale the list price for this River Shores condo was lower at $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 earlier post when there were 7 units for sale 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||2|
|$150,000 – $199,999||2|
We can see from this guide the pricing for the unit for sale.
Typically units for sale here in River Shores are spread fairly evenly between these two price points.
It is important to note that units here in River Shores can offer some of the best value out of any popular gay friendly waterfront complexes we feature that are walking distance to Wilton Drive!
Sales Prices by Bedroom
There have been 12 sales of condos here in gay friendly River Shores over the last 12 months – this is down from the 18 sales over the preceding 6 months as in our last post for 2019!
Here is a summary of median prices for River Shores condos sold over the last 12 months – by bedroom.
|BEDS / BATHS||LA||LP$||LP$/SqFt|
|1 / 1||600||$138,500||$232.00|
|2 / 1||850||$159,950||$200.00|
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 $232.00. In our last post the median sales price for 1 Bedroom River Shores condos was slightly higher at $139,000 – this being for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 600 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $232.00.
2 Bedroom River Shores condos is $159,950 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $200.00. In our last post the median sales price for 2 bedroom units was $160,000 – this being for a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit of 850 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $192.00.
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||1,012||$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!
River Shores vs
Oakland Park Condos
River Shores condos for sale are typically higher priced at $152,450 for a 1 bedroom 1 bathroom unit 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!
Also important to note is that River Shores is right next to Wilton Manors and is just minutes from Wilton Drive.
This complexes great location is hard to beat!
One of most popular comments I also 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.