Waterfront Homes - Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes
Fort Lauderdale is known as the "VENICE OF AMERICA" for its plentiful ocean access canals and the beautiful homes which line them. If you are an avid yachtsman, fisherman or recreational boater you have found your paradise. Fort Lauderdale is home to the world's largest boat show and the 2nd largest cruise ship port in the world, and has many ocean access canals creating many homes with ocean access. There are more than 300 miles of canal and intracoastal waterways, making the perfect setting for luxury Fort Laudersdale waterfront homes available to the 180,000 permanent residents. Fort Lauderdale is also known as the “Yachting Capital Of The World” and boasts the world largest boat show each year in October. There you will find upwards of two billion dollars worth of yachts for show and on sale to anyone interested. Fort Lauderdale is so popular with boaters and ocean travelers that virtually every major luxury yacht passes through Fort Lauderdale at some point or another during its lifetime.
About Fort Lauderdale Real Estate
In Fort Lauderdale the old adage is very true – “The money isn't in the house it’s in the boat.” As with any waterfront property the prices vary depending on canal width and depth, turning basins, fixed bridges, and the distance from the inlet. These areas are currently undergoing a renaissance with hundreds of modern luxury Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes having been built in the past several years. While these new Fort Lauderdale homes have served to increase the value of overall Fort Lauderdale real estate it is still possible to find relatively strong bargains for the smart shopper. Are you seeking the perfect Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes? The Fort Lauderdale real estate market can be complex and somewhat confusing, with in-demand waterfront homes selling quickly and for a premium. However, there are many homes in Fort Lauderdale in great locations that are selling at land value alone or for historically low prices. If you are interested in buying a home in one of these prestigious neighborhoods you should consider using an experienced Fort Lauderdale real estate professional that is also an avid boater to assist you in your search.
Questions to Ask a Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Professional
Ready to purchase that 100 ft. deep-water lot in the Las Olas Isles, Rio Vista Isles or Harbor Beach as the perfect place to dock your 92 ft. yacht? Not so fast! Do you know if the body of water is both deep and wide enough to accommodate your boat, with the required marine setbacks for each municipality? Researching the water depth, canal width and property setbacks before purchasing a waterfront home is imperative. You can find more information on the width and depth of any of the Fort Lauderdale canals by using this link. Fort Lauderdale Waterways. Or use any of the custom searches below.
JOHN DOHERTY-FORTINO, REALTOR
ACCESS USA REALTY, INC.