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Fort Lauderdale offers a superb range of waterfront homes and luxury waterfront homes for sale…

From single family homes under $300,000 to luxury waterfront homes priced upto $2 Million and then into the 10’s of Millions  – there is literally something for everyone.

Key Statistics for Buyers / Sellers

  • Prices from under $300,000 to 32 Million

Median Prices

  • List Price $2,492,500
    – 4 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Waterfront Home
  • Sales Price last 90 Days $594,900
    – 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Waterfront Home
  • Sales to List Price 94%
  • Days on Market 80 Days

Note: for 39 waterfront homes sold over $1 Million dollars over the last 3 months the median sales price has been $1.7 Million!

Fort Lauderdale’s warm weather, the Intracoastal waterways the lead to the beautiful “Blue Ribbon” Beaches that reach into the Atlantic Ocean and across to the Caribbean and beyond…

Combined  with all the vibrant entertainment options give Fort Lauderdale waterfront home owners access to a wonderful lifestyle.

View Fort Lauderdale waterfront pool home for sale
View Fort Lauderdale waterfront pool home for sale

Waterfront Homes
Prices by Bedroom

Here is our guide to Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes for sale based on median prices by bedroom

Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price LP$/SqFt
2 / 2 1,486 $525,000 $438
3 / 2 1,999 $985,000 $426
4 / 4 3,431 $1,995,500 $581
5 / 5 5,151 $3,650,000 $681

We can see from this report that the median price for:

  • 2 Bedroom Waterfront Homes for sale is $525,000– this being for a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom home of 1486 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $438.00
  • 3 Bedroom Waterfront Homes for sale is $985,000 this being for a 3 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury home of 1999 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $426.00
  • 4 Bedroom Waterfront Homes for sale is $1,995,500 this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom luxury home of 3431 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $581.00
  • 5 Bedroom Waterfront Homes for sale is $3,650,000 this being for a 5 bedroom 5 bathroom luxury home of 5151 square feet with a list price to square foot price of $681.00
Fort Lauderdale waterfront 3 bedroom home for sale in Las Olas Isles
Fort Lauderdale waterfront 3 bedroom home for sale in Las Olas Isles

Waterfront Homes
Market Analaysis

This month there are 362 Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes for Sale – as at time of writing this post!

This is up slightly from 359 waterfront homes for sale in our last for August / September 2015.

The market analysis report for these homes is presented below:

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 10/13 17,812 $32,000,000
Avg 4/ 4 4,461 $3,334,854
Med 4 / 4 3,963 $2,492,500

We can see that the median price for a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home for sale is $2,492,500this being for a 4 bedroom 4 bathroom home of 3963 square feet.

It is very important to note is that median prices for Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes for sale are up by $817,500 or 48% from our March / April 2015 post!

  • In our August / September 2015 post the median price for a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home for sale was $2,095,000 – this being for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home of 3469 square feet.
  • In our June / July 2015 post the median price for a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home for sale was $1,795,000 – this being for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home of 3422 square feet.
  • In our March / April 2015 post the median price for a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home for sale was $1,675,000 – this being for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home of 3157 square feet.

The most expensive home is listed for sale for $32 Million – this being for a luxury Fort Lauderdale waterfront home.

This home is in exclusive Harbor Beach and the home is a waterfront estate that sits on 3 lots with 300 feet of linear waterfront that offers deep-water dockage.

Greater Fort Lauderdale
Waterfront Homes

The number of Fort Lauderdale Homes for Sale increases even more if we look at what is known as “Greater” Fort Lauderdale – which offers over 1700 waterfront homes for sale

Median Prices also drop significantly as we can see below.

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF List Price
High 11/17 70,774 $159,000,000
Avg 4 / 3 3,614.49 $1,582,316
Med 4 / 3 3,081 $699,000

The median price for a waterfront home for sale across all of Greater Fort Lauderdale being $699,000for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom 3081 square foot home.

It is important to note that the median price for a waterfront homes for sale across Greater Fort Lauderdale are also rising up by $44,500 or by almost 7% since our post for June / July 2015!

  • In our post for June / July the median price for a waterfront home for sale across all of Greater Fort Lauderdale was $630,000 – for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom 2953 square foot home.
  • In our post for June / July the median price for a waterfront home for sale across all of Greater Fort Lauderdale was $654,500 – for a 4 bedroom 3 bathroom 2992 square foot home.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Homes for sale includes homes for sale in both Fort Lauderdale and cities like: Lauderdale by the Sea, Pompano, Oakland Park and Wilton Manors.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes for Sale

Waterfront Homes
Price Analaysis

Here is the breakdown of Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes for sale by price

Price Range Quantity
$150,000 – $199,999 1
$200,000 – $249,999 2
$250,000 – $299,999 5
$300,000 – $349,999 4
$350,000 – $399,999 9
$400,000 – $449,999 8
$450,000 – $499,999 13
$500,000 – $549,999 13
$550,000 – $599,999 7
$600,000 – $699,999 7
$700,000 – $799,999 4
$800,000 – $899,999 6
$900,000 – $999,999 9
$1,000,000 or over 274
Total 362

We can see from this report the number of Fort Lauderdale homes for sale in each of the above price ranges.

It is important to note the large inventory of luxury Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes that are priced at $1 Million or more with 274 homes for sale – which is our for our last post when there were 258 waterfront homes for sale in this price range!

These 274 luxury Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes for sale account for over 75% of all Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes for sale!

View from a mid-priced Fort Lauderdale waterfront home recently sold
View from a mid-priced Fort Lauderdale waterfront home recently sold

Fort Lauderdale
Waterfront Home Sales

Here is our pricing guide for Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes based on recent sales over the last 90 Days / 3 months

 $$ Beds/Baths SF/FF Sale Price
High 6 / 9 7,686 $6,700,000
Avg 3 / 3 2,689 $1,088,687
Med 3 / 2 2,045 $594,900

We can see that the median price for waterfront homes sold in Fort Lauderdale over the last 3 months has been $594,900 – this being based on a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom unit of 2045 square feet.

Important to note is that the median sales price for Fort Lauderdale waterfront home has dropped by a staggering 40% since March 2015!

  • In our August / September 2015 update the median price for waterfront homes sold in Fort Lauderdale over the preceding 3 months was $830,000 – this being based on a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom unit of 2059 square feet.
  • In our June / July 2015 update the median price for waterfront homes sold in Fort Lauderdale over the preceding 3 months was $1,000,000 – this being based on a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom unit of 2308 square feet.
  • In our March / April 2015 update the median price for waterfront homes sold in Fort Lauderdale over the preceding 3 months was $1,199,000 – this being based on a 3 bedroom 3 bathroom unit of 2695 square feet.

I personally think this “drop” in median prices reflects much stronger demand for lower and mid priced waterfront homes – witha higher volume of waterfront homes in these price ranges selling!

If this demand continues prices will rise!

Note for the 39 sales of waterfront homes over $1 Million dollars over the last 3 months the median sales price has been $1.7 Million!

Prices per Square Foot

The market analysis report for sales prices to square foot prices for Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes sold over the last 90 days is presented below.

 $$ SP$/SqFt
High $1,255
Avg $352
Med $280

We can see from this report that the average sales price to square foot price for a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home has been $352.00 and the median has been $280.00.

With median prices down as you would expect  – the median sales price to square foot price is also well down…

In our earlier post for June / July the average sales price to square foot price for a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home was $423.00 and the median was$372.00.

% Sales Price
to List Price

An important real estate indicators that is important to note is how much  buyers are paying for Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes – we can do this by looking at the percentage of sales price to list price paid by buyers.

The market analysis report for this is presented below

 $$ SP$/LP$
High 120%
Avg 90%
Med 94%

We can see from this report that the average sales price to list price for Fort Lauderdale homes is 90%

What is important to note however is the median sales price to list price at 94% – up slightly from 93% in our last post!

This means if a Fort Lauderdale waterfront home for sale is listed at $1 Million – then based on median sales data the home could be expected to sell for 94% of that amount or $940,000.

Days on Market

Days on market for Fort Lauderdale waterfront homes for Sale is an important indicator on how our real estate market is preforming.

Here is the market analysis report for Days on Market based on home sales over the last 90 days

 $$ Days on Market
High 574
Avg 118
Med 80

We can see from this report that the average days on market for a Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Home for Sale is 118 days

More importantly is the median days on market at 80 days – or less than 3 months!

Less the 3 months is a postive real estate indicator and reflects good demand for Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes for Sale – waterfront homes in and around the median price range!

Days on market is the time from when the home was listed for sale till the home sold AND closed.

I hope you have enjoyed my post on Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Homes for Sale

Kevin Wirth Realtor – 954-459-0337

Kevin Wirth Realtor

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Fort Lauderdale Neighborhoods

Fort Lauderdale like any city is broken down into neigbourhoods.

Here is a list of some of our cities most popular neighborhoods for waterfront homes.

Each links to information on Fort Lauderdale homes and waterfront in each of these neighborhoods – and gives good insight including waterfront homes for sale and recent waterfront homes sales data.

Fort Lauderdale Waterfront Neighborhoods
Bal Harbour / Lauderdale Isles
Bay Colony
Bermuda Riviera
BeverlyHeights/ColeeHammock
Coral Ridge Country Club
Coral Ridge
Coral Ridge Isles
Dolphin Isles
Harbor Beach
Imperial Point
Las Olas Isles / Isles
Lauderdale Harbours
Rio Vista
River Oaks
Riverside Park
Sailboat Bend
The Landings
Victoria Park