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Fort Lauderdale is an Exceptional Place to Live

Located 30 miles north of Miami, Fort Lauderdale is another thriving and exciting city along the Atlantic coast of Florida. Besides its beautiful beaches, this major city is best known for its oceanfront and riverfront attractions, major shopping centers, beachfront parks, and array of shops and restaurants. If you love arts, culture, outdoor adventures, or shopping and dining, you'll never be bored living in Fort Lauderdale!

In terms of real estate, Fort Lauderdale offers just about everything: cozy 2-bedroom houses near schools and parks, new construction properties, and estate homes with an array of unique features. Whether you're buying your first home or looking for a larger home, we can help you find the home of your dreams in Fort Lauderdale.

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Homes for Sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL by Price

What You'll Love About Living in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale has plenty of amenities to keep any resident busy. If you're interested in arts and culture, you can visit the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, NSU Art Museum, Historic Stranahan House Museum, and the History Museum in the 1905 New River Inn, all nestled along the beautiful Tarpon River. If you love sports, watch the Fort Lauderdale Strikers soccer team take on their opponents at Lockhart Stadium, or visit the International Swimming Hall of Fame museum. And if you like shopping and dining, you'll feel right at home at The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale mall, Harbor Shops, or Pompano Citi Centre.

Searching for an Affordable Home?

You can realize your dreams of homeownership by finding a HUD home in Fort Lauderdale! HUD homes, which are also known as real estate owned (REO) properties, were acquired by the Department of Housing and Urban Development after being foreclosed. Essential Realty Services can help you search for, find, and make an offer on an affordable HUD home in Fort Lauderdale. Just contact our HUD-approved real estate broker to get started.

Residential Information

Interested in living in Fort Lauderdale? Here are a few quick facts to help you learn more about the area. We'd be happy to provide you with additional information about Fort Lauderdale, fun things to do in the area, and the real estate market. Contact Essential Realty Services and we can discuss your home buying goals.

Fort Lauderdale Quick Facts

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Population (2015 Estimate): 178,590

Population Change (Since 2010): 7.9%

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Average Home Values: $255,600

Median Household Income: $50,778

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Zip Codes: 

33004, 33301, 33304, 33305, 33306, 33308, 33309, 33311, 33312, 33315, 33316, 33317, 33319, 33334

Source: US Census

The Best Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale

There is more to Fort Lauderdale than its tourist attractions. Residents can take advantage of performing arts venues, small film theaters, top-rated restaurants, nearby universities, and beautiful beaches throughout the year. If you're planning a trip to visit homes soon, use this interactive map to make a stop at these must-visit places in Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale Public Schools

The Broward County Public Schools district serves students who live in Fort Lauderdale. This district is the 2nd largest school district in the state of Florida and the 6th largest school district in the nation, and it features a wealth of academic programs and extracurricular activities. These programs include:

  • Computer science classes offered at all schools
  • Child care before and after school
  • Summer programs offering robotics, sports, STEM, etc.

Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Resources

Buying or selling a home in Fort Lauderdale? Essential Realty Services can help. Use these real estate resources to get started, or call us at 800-878-3021 to talk about your goals.

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