Welcome to our Fort Lauderdale Real Estate category, your comprehensive resource for exploring the dynamic and luxurious real estate market in this vibrant South Florida city. Fort Lauderdale, known for its stunning beaches, intricate canal system, and bustling downtown, offers an exceptional lifestyle for residents and investors alike.

In this category, you'll find expert insights, up-to-date market trends, and the latest property listings to help you navigate the diverse real estate options available in Fort Lauderdale. From opulent waterfront estates and sleek high-rise condominiums to charming single-family homes and trendy urban lofts, Fort Lauderdale has something to suit every taste and lifestyle.

Our blog provides valuable information on the best neighborhoods, local amenities, and tips for buying and selling real estate in Fort Lauderdale. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer, a seasoned investor, or looking to sell your property, our articles are designed to guide you through the process with ease and confidence.

Discover the vibrant culture, enjoy the picturesque waterways, and experience the exciting nightlife that make Fort Lauderdale a premier destination. Let us help you find your dream home in this thriving coastal city. Welcome to Fort Lauderdale, where luxury and lifestyle converge!

South Florida's Rising Rents and Cost of Living

South Florida’s rental market has long been less-than-ideal for non-homeowners.

Landlords operated happily within the free market, raising their rates and easily finding plenty of takers ready to bask in the temperate weather and vibrant culture that our region offers. Those whose bank accounts couldn’t keep up were hastily left behind.

The past year seems to have accelerated the trend even more as too few new apartments have been built, and affordable housing has become even more scarce. Renters seemingly have little to no control of the market, making Florida one of the worst locations in the country to rent in. This reality has re-started the conversation over rent control—a proposal that has always failed in the past; but with examples set…

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A Look Inside South Florida’s Real Estate Market - April 2020

Amid these unprecedented times, The Pearl Antonacci Group of Lang Realty is endeavoring to keep you educated on the latest trends in the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County real estate market, as we all prepare ourselves for whatever the future may bring. Whether you have already begun the process of buying or selling your home or are planning to in the near future, arming yourself with the most up to date information is more crucial than ever. See our latest area real estate insights for April of 2020 in the market report and graphs below. 

Our team has separated the monthly data between townhouses/apartments/condos and single-family homes. We have also compared these figures to…

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Learn more about Zillow's online home valuations

Thinking of selling your home and wondering what it’s worth?  You may want to be careful about the home value estimates you see online because many are either far above or far below the true market value. 

Boca Raton home sellers who set their expectations on inaccurately overestimated home values may fall victim to overpricing their homes for sale which will ultimately lead to frustration because they don't sell.  When a home is overpriced, it will languish on the market for months, causing multiple price reductions as they "chase the market" and most likely result in a lower sale price than if they had priced it right from the beginning.   

Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com's Automated Home Value Calculators

Zillow and Trulia have become the…

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How to Prepare for South Florida's Hurricane Season

If you live along a coastal area, hurricanes are a fact of life. Despite their inevitability, the worst thing you can do is nothing at all.

Preparing in advance for the potential damage and risks will help you cope when emergency strikes. Here are some great tips to ensure you are ready for any eventuality: 

Plan your escape route

In the event of an evacuation, you may have to act quickly. storm surges in a hurricane can create a significant rise in water level that can affect coastlines for hundreds of miles around the storm zone. Don’t wait until the last minute, as panic may overtake common sense in an emergency. 

Have pets? Plan ahead!

Have a plan for your pets in the event that you have to evacuate. Many shelters have accommodation…

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What Makes a Great "Downtown?"

The best downtowns foster creativity, inclusion and innovation. They showcase what is good about a community by offering a diverse array of local architecture, art, lifestyles and things to do. Great downtowns unite residents from all walks of life, even those in the suburbs, by providing places to connect. Above all, the top-performing downtowns must maintain a high level of energy and give all residents in a city a reason to come on down.

For the most part, our top 10 lists are data-driven – more science than art. The Top 10 Best Downtowns 2014 list, however, is a bit of an exception. Yes, we started with data including improvement in retail and office vacancy rates, population gains, income growth, unemployment, the…

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