fort lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is a city located along the Atlantic Ocean coast in Broward County. It has a population of about 170,000 residents and spans 36 square miles. It is sometimes referred to as the “Venice of America” because an extensive network of canals and waterways, which caters to the large boating community, covers most of the city. This extensive system allows Fort Lauderdale to be recognized as one of the most prominent yachting centers in the country, with 42,000 resident yachts over 100 marinas and boatyards.

The city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Florida with over 10 million visitors a year. There are thousands of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs allowing one to try a new establishment everyday. Also, there are thousands of shops and boutiques with a diverse collection of goods. Visitors and residents alike frequent the historically famous Las Olas Boulevard, which has many great shops, restaurants, bars, and live music daily.

The city is perfect for beach lovers, fishermen, and boaters. Fort Lauderdale enjoys a tropical rainforest climate with very minimal seasonal variation in temperature. It is also one of the biggest ports for cruise ships and chartered fishing boats. The beaches stretch for miles and are covered by white sand while the ocean is a beautiful crystal blue. There are plenty of rental shops where water sport enthusiasts can enjoy boating, jet skiing, water skiing, parasailing, and every other beach favorite activity.

Broward County Transit bus system, which provides connections to bus and train systems in other parts of South Florida, serves the city as well. Many visitors choose Fort Lauderdale because of the easy air travel ability by utilizing the Fort-Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Fort Lauderdale is also popular amongst residents who enjoy the arts and cultural activities. The arts and entertainment district is known as the Riverwalk Arts & Entertainment District. Floridians travel to Fort Lauderdale often to enjoy the theaters, concert halls, music festivals, and dance competitions. In the nearby town of Sunrise is the Bank Atlantic Center which hosts big events, concerts, and sporting events. It is also the home of the Florida Panthers who compete in the National Hockey League.

Some other local attractions include the Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop, museums, and the International Swimming Hall of Fame. It is also home of the world’s largest drive-in movie theater, with thirteen screens. Nature lovers frequent the Hugh Taylor Birch State Park located along the beach. It has nature trails, camping, picnic areas, canoeing, and a visitor’s center with ecosystem exhibits.

Fort Lauderdale real estate are among undervalued real estate in Miami's area.  The prices for Fort Lauderdale's condos have depreciated since 2007 almost 40 % and if Miami's market had rebounded almost to 2007 level, Fort Lauderdale real estate is still have room for appreciation.

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07/16/2014 - 00:01

This morning I drove around Seven Isles, which are islands in Las Olas. These islands are one of the most prestigious places in Fort Lauderdale area, as they are a few minutes away from downtown of Fort Lauderdale and 5 minutes away from the ocean.

02/20/2013 - 21:34

After the MIAMI real estate market had rebounded to a level compared to 2005, with luxury real estate outperforming this threshold about 15%, more and more people are starting to look for the value of real estate. Where do we find it? Look to Fort Lauderdale condos for sale. Luxury condos in such buildings as Europa by the Sea, Aquazul, or the Palms Fort Lauderdale still have value in them. For example, Penthouse 31A at the Palms was sold 10 years ago for 3 million, while now the asking price is 2.5 mil. The same picture is to be seen at Europa by the Sea condo, where Penthouse 1602 was sold around 3.5 mil in 2007, with the asking price now ranging around 2.5 mil. For Penthouse 1601, the price is even lower at 2.2 million with 7,000 sq. ft. of A/C space right on the ocean.

11/20/2012 - 21:29

The city of Fort Lauderdale is elegant. Fort Lauderdale boat shows are one of the city's major attractions. The city is located in the Atlantic coast in Florida, in United States. Because of its tourist attraction, yachting activities, and resort accommodation, Fort Lauderdale is often referred to as the “Venice of America.” In 2006, more than 10.35 million visitors were recorded to have flown the city – basically because of its conducive atmosphere for show biz and amusement. The city crowds more than 4000 restaurants and 120 nightclubs, according to the Great Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau in 2006. That is one of the leverage that attracts real estate market in the city.

09/25/2012 - 16:46

Fort Lauderdale is the center of tourism in Florida and known as the “Venice of America”. From its beautiful beaches, to wonderful restaurants, not only is Fort Lauderdale a great place to visit during a vacation but it’s also a great place to buy a home and live with your family. Fort Lauderdale has countless, beautiful homes along its streets and many of them are more affordable than most people think. Property value is stable in Fort Lauderdale, which means that if you were to purchase a home, it would be a great investment as well as a great deal!

09/03/2012 - 01:55

For those buyers who did not step in about a year ago to buy Fort Lauderdale properties, it is a tough decision to make.
In the last February-March months, the real estate prices for ocean front condos hit rock bottom. Since then, prices have appreciated about 10-15%. It is very difficult to get basic sales with ocean front view properties. For those who are trying to find one, it is not an easy task either. The banks are holding on to investors releasing its prices by price and when putting propulsion for sale, putting it about 20% below the market.

02/29/2012 - 20:25

Investors are pumped enough to invest in Fort Lauderdale condos. Many of these investors are located offshore in counties such as Canada, Brazil etc. Although they need to be lured little more intimately, but they are very sure of their investment destination. A little more push, and each and every Fort Lauderdale Houses for sale, many of them currently in development phase, will surely find their takers.

02/05/2012 - 12:25

Fort Lauderdale which is known for its beautiful beaches is visited by thousand of visitors every year. Such is the widespread popularity of this place that people belonging to every corner of the world can be seen here enjoying the warm and serene environment of this place. But it i s not just the beaches that has made this place such a popular tourist hot spot. The local administrative authority of this place has also made many changes keeping the needs and rqeuirements of the visiting people in mind. They have done considerable amount of job which perfectly compliments the beautiful beaches of Fort Lauderdale.