Aquazul Oceanfront Condo

Aquazul Condo Unit 304

Since my previous update about Aquazul Condo in Lauderdale by the Sea, market activity in the Building has been busy and 3 Units have gone under Contract for purchase: Unit 304, the only 2-Story Residence in the Building (3,896 Square Feet of Living Area and 4,783 total Square Feet):  List price $1,350,000 Unit 1901 + a… Read More

“Why are so many Properties for Sale and how is the Market?”


“Why are so many Properties for Sale and how is the Market?” I frequently work with Buyers who purchase Condos and Single Family Homes and when we’re discussing current Inventory of Property on the market for sale, a question that many Buyers ask is “Why are so many for Sale?”    In order to determine if “so… Read More

Recent Luxury Home Purchases

229 Nurmi Drive

Luxury Homes Purchased in Broward County in January of 2011 During the month of January 2011 **, 68 Homes were purchased in Broward County in a purchase price range of $500,000* – $7,757,500 and information in the Table below details their locations and purchase prices.   30 of the purchases are listed as being Cash purchases.   Of the 68  Homes purchased, 6 were… Read More

Recent Purchases of Luxury Condos and Townhomes


  January, 2011 Luxury Condo and Townhome Purchases in Broward County During the month of  January, 2011, 36 Luxury Condos and Townhomes were purchased in a purchase price range of $500,000 – $3,165,000 in Broward County.  31 of the 36 sales are indicated to have been Cash purchases, which is typical in our current market, particularly in the… Read More

I Just Sold: Las Olas Grand Condo Unit 3706

Las Olas Grand Condo Unit 3706

Congratulations to my Buyers who purchased Unit 3706 at Las Olas Grand Condo and chose Ft. Lauderdale as their new Home! We closed the sale today, February 25, 2011, for a purchase price of $1,200,000.  Unit 3706 was beautifully customized by its’ former Owner, who employed the services of Shuster Design Associates to create a gorgeous, contemporary Residence… Read More

Wood Floors, Gas Stoves, and Fireplaces

Las Olas River House Unit 3009 sold in 2009

When considering property purchases, it’s important to note that various areas of the U.S., and even various Communities within the same State or City are usually marked by very distinct types of Architecture, styles of interior design, and varieties of interior features.  I have worked with Buyers who expressed interest in having a Fireplace, Wood Floors, and/or… Read More

Bank Owned Waterfront Townhomes with Boat Slips

Aqua Lofts Waterfront Townhomes

Location, location, location Located in Pompano Beach near the Intracoastal Waterway, within walking distance of the Beach (only .4 miles from the Atlantic Ocean and Beach), Aqua Lofts is a Community of 15 Townhouses built in 2007.  The Single Family Home Community across from Aqua Lofts is Harbor Village. Aqua Lofts is 1/2 Block from the popular Houston’s Waterfront… Read More

Wilton Station Condos and Townhomes

Wilton Station Condo

Wilton Station Condo Market Report Purchases at Wilton Station continue to remain very strong and 45 Condos and Townhomes/Brownstones were sold in the Complex in 2010.  Their purchase price range was $119,000 – $387,000.   Of the 45 Units that were sold, 24 were non-distressed sales, 8 were Bank Owned Foreclosures, and 13 were Short Sales. 32… Read More

Oriana by the Sea Oceanfront Condo Market Update

Oriana by the Sea Townhomes

What’s Selling in Oriana by the Sea? My previous post about Oriana detailed information about 5 Units purchased in Oriana in 2010 with a purchase price range of $800,000 – $1,865,000.  Since that time, 5 additional Units have been purchased as follows: Unit 202 in Building 4316:  Purchased for $650,000 on February 8, 2011 Unit 301… Read More

Sapphire Condos Sold in January 2011

Sapphire Condo in Ft. Lauderdale

January of 2011 Sapphire Condo Sales  In my post last month, I discussed the 92 Units that were purchased in Sapphire Condo in 2010.  In the 2 Towers at Sapphire, North and South, there’s a total of 172 Units (86 Units in each Tower).  Property Tax Records indicate that, of the 172 Units, only 42 are… Read More

Ft. Lauderdale Oceanfront Homes

Views from 2812 N Atlantic Blvd

In my November, 2010 post, I included information about 6 Properties purchased in 2010 in the Community of Lauderdale Beach, purchased in a price range of $499,900 – $5,650,000.   Since that time, an additional property was purchased and its’ details are included below. 2812 N. Atlantic Blvd., purchased December 29, 2010 for $3,699,900 Purchased primarily for Land… Read More

2011 Trump Hollywood Oceanfront Condo Purchases

Trump Hollywood Oceanfront Condo

The first purchases since Trump Hollywood’s change of Ownership in November of 2010 have now started!  In my 12/29/10 post, I discussed price discounts of up to 50% at Trump Hollywood, the Building’s Luxury Amenities, Floor Plans, and previous purchase price data. Below is a list of the Units that have been purchased this year, along with… Read More

Las Olas Grand Condos Purchased

Las Olas Grand Condo

Las Olas Grand Condos Sold Las Olas Grand offers Luxury Amenities, spacious Residences, and beautiful views of the New River, Ocean, Intracoastal, and City, in addition to walking distance to Las Olas Restaurants, Shops, and Nightlife.  During the 4th Quarter of 2010, 3 Residences were purchased in Las Olas Grand Condo and their purchase price range… Read More

Waterfront Homes in The Landings

3210 NE 59th St. in The Landings

The Landings remains one of Northeast Ft. Lauderdale’s most desirable Communities.   Beautiful Waterfront and non-Waterfront properties in The Landings offer great value and are available for lower prices than similar Homes in the Southeast area of Ft. Lauderdale.   Homes sold in The Landings In 2010, 23 Homes were purchased in The Landings and their purchase price range was… Read More

Oceanside Pompano Beach Condo Sales

The Plaza at Oceanside Pompano Beach Condo

  In my last report about sales at The Plaza at Oceanside, I reported that 39 Units were purchased in 2010 (as indicated in Property Tax Records), with purchase dates through September 27, 2010.  Since that time, 6 additional Units have been purchased.  The purchase price range of the Units purchased was $422,000 – $749,000 and the… Read More