The housing market in Florida may not be booming but housing data statewide is indicative that the market is actually growing at a steady rate. This just means that the rate of increase for sale prices and sales as well as other relevant data tell you that growth is both sustainable and moderate. Florida, Fort Lauderdale in particular is one of the best places in the country to live. Florida as a state is ranked 4 in term of the largest population in the country and it is the state with the second fastest rate of growth.
Fort Lauderdale has the perks that people look for: great beaches, warm temperatures, a business climate that is healthy and to top it all off, there is no income tax! Fort Lauderdale is hours away from Busch Gardens in Tampa, Universal Studios, Sea world and Disney World as well as quite a few other theme/amusement parks. There are beautiful state parks and the Everglades are just hours away.
Buyers who are looking for Fort Lauderdale homes for sale are finding that it is now easier than ever to get a mortgage because of there being fewer condos that have been foreclosed on. In Fort Lauderdale, as of March of 2015, condo sales saw an increase of 13.7% when put in comparison with last 5 years. Fort Lauderdale commercial real estate is also experiencing a gradual construction boom
Fort Lauderdale residential real estate statistics can be found here: