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Ft Lauderdale Real Estate News 9/22/2023

Fort Lauderdale Home Prices Show Appreciation of 14.3%


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Following a staggering rise of 36.2% in 2021, and 18.9% in 2020, the Real Estate Market in Fort Lauderdale was supposed to take a bit of a breather. And we suppose you could say it did. According to 2022 Year End statistics released by Florida Realtors, data generated by compiling sales reported through the MLS of local realtor associations throughout the Sunshine State, the Average Sale Price for a Single Family Home in the city of Fort Lauderdale only rose 14.3%.

Yes. ONLY 14.3%.

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The first – what kind of Real Estate Market are you in when 14.3% appreciation is considered a "down" year?

The second – why is...


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When considering the history of Fort Lauderdale and the state of Florida, two interesting facts pop out:

First, the entire state itself was essentially a foreclosure. Florida was ceded to the United States by Spain in 1819 in exchange for the forgiveness of a $5 million debt.

Secondly, Major William Lauderdale, after whom Fort Lauderdale was named, only spent about a month in the neighborhood.

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Once the Earth cooled and the dinosaurs died after that asteroid impact, the crater of which is now called the Gulf of Mexico, the southeastern region of the Floridian peninsula was originally inhabited by the Tequesta tribe of Native Americans, according to archaeological evidence dating back some 4,000 years.

A socio-politically complex society whose main village was located at the mouth of the Miami River along the shores of Biscayne Bay, Tequesta culture centered around dugout canoes, carved by honored craftsmen with crude tools fashioned from sea shells. Picking through ancient trash heaps archeologists found bones from a wide variety of wildlife and fish, including deep water species such as mako sharks, swordfish and right whales.

Think about the (shall we say) fortitude required to paddle a dugout canoe into the ocean to go after blue water sharks and 40-foot whales. It brings a whole new meaning to the term "Stone Age."


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