Realtors Remain Confident In Housing Market

Posted by John Sabia on Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 3:32pm.

For the fifth consecutive month, the National Association of Realtors'® Confidence Index found more real estate professionals feel the housing market's six-month outlook is strong than those that feel it's weak. The fact that a majority of Realtors® continue to feel optimistic that the housing market will remain strong over the next several months is a good sign for both home buyers and property owners selling a home.

The reason for the confidence is that Realtors® have an insiders' perspective on whether or not homes are selling, buyers are interested, and markets are improving. And, though there are still concerns about low inventory and rising mortgage rates, their general view is that conditions have improved significantly from last year and will continue to make gains.

Some of the numbers behind their optimistic view include the fact that a larger number of first-time homebuyers are active in the market. In fact, first timers accounted for 32 percent of home sales in May, compared to 27 percent one year earlier. And, though first-time home buyers typically account for somewhere closer to 40 percent of home sales, the improvement is an indication that pent-up demand is finally being released due to better economic conditions and an improved labor market. Also in the report, the typical home sold within 40 days of being put on the market.  Read more here...

View a sampling of Fort Lauderdale homes for sale below:

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Price, High to Low

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,626 Sf

$599,999

5901 Ne 15 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

Enjoy Sun & Fun In Your Salt Water Pool, Approx 75 Ft Ocean Access Waterfront W/private Dock & Boat Lift. Features Some Of The Best Schools For Yo...

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Tara Burner Inc

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,974 Sf

$599,999

3070 Sw 44th St, Fort Lauderdale

Largest Estate Model In Gated And Boutique Community Of Bridgewater Estates. Located On The Dania Cut Off Canal, Residents Are Offered A Boat Dock ...

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Minyan Realty Llc
Reduced 4%

3 Bed • 2 Bath

$599,999

825 Sw 4th Court, Fort Lauderdale

Gorgeous, Fully Updated 3/2 Single Family Home In The Charming, Historic Sailboat Bend. This Piece Of Perfection Has Over 50,000 Dollars In New Upd...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re
Reduced 5%

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,956 Sf

$599,900

1420 Ne 55th St, Fort Lauderdale

This Lovely Updated 4/2 Ocean Access Family Home W/southern Exposure Over Pool In Back Will Not Last At This Price! Updated Kitchen W/stainless Ap...

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Berkshire Hathaway Fl Realty

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,439 Sf

$599,900

2119 Ne 59th Pl, Fort Lauderdale

With One Of The Larger Floor Plans In Imperial Point, This 4 Bedroom Nearly 3000 Sq Ft Home Features Lots Of Natural Light, 2 Master Suites, 3 Full...

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Compass Florida, Llc

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,295 Sf

$599,900

1900 N Victoria Park Rd, Fort Lauderdale

The Value Of A Property Is Determined Not Just By The Number Of Beds, Baths, Sq. Ft., And Quality Of Finishes, It Is Also And In Large Measure Its ...

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Douglas Elliman

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,222 Sf

$599,900

2630 Sugarloaf Ln, Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale Isles Deep Water 3br/2ba Residence On The New River! 90 Feet On The Water! One Lot Off The Point, 60' Dock With Water And Electric, Ocea...

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Active Community Realty

4 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,089 Sf

$599,300

607 Se 6th St, Fort Lauderdale

Get This Fantastic, Ready To Develop Property In Hot Rio Vista Neighborhood With Fantastic Lot. Great 4 Bedroom Home As It Currently Stands Over 2 ...

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Chris Brooks Realty, Llc

5 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,261 Sf

$599,000

2454 Sw 30th Ter, Fort Lauderdale

Charming And Magnificent Nature Lovers Dream Home. This Amazing Home Offers A Lot Of Privacy And Serenity Where You Are Truly In Contact With Natu...

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One Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Reduced 2%

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,450 Sf

$599,000

411 Sw 12th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Amazing New Construction By Drore Spec Homes Located In The Heart Of Sailboat Bend Historic District. High End Flooring, Beautiful Finishes, New Ap...

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Rei By Zip Llc
Reduced 5%

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,740 Sf

$599,000

1017 Sw 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale

Prime Location, First Time Offered For Sale In 20 Years. This Is The Finest Historical Home In Sailboat Bend, Fully Renovated To The Highest Standa...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re
Reduced 14%

2 Bed • 1 Bath • 672 Sf

$599,000

100 Ne 5th St, Fort Lauderdale

This Charming Corner Lot Home In Flagler Village Is Move-in Ready Or Keep The Current Renters ($2200). The Owner Prefers To Sell With Neighboring D...

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Abode Real Estate Llc

4 Bed • 1 Bath • 1,192 Sf

$595,000

521 Ne 12th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

First Time On The Market In 35 Years! One Of The Most Coveted Blocks In Victoria Park. This Tree Lined Street Is Located Close To Las Olas Blvd A...

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Re/max First

5 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,152 Sf

$593,900

1418 Ne 57th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Spacious 5 Bedroom 3 Bath On The Water! Located In Beautiful Coral Ridge Isles With Private Dock Which Offers Access To The Ocean. Screened Pool Ar...

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Ace Florida Realty, Llc
Reduced 2%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,057 Sf

$589,900

2145 Ne 55th St, Fort Lauderdale

Wow! Breathtaking Designer Remodeled Pool Home In The Perfect Knoll Ridge Location! This Home Has It All Including A Brand New Custom Kitchen Compl...

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Housing Hub Realty Llc

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,223 Sf

$579,000

929 Sw 18th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Perfectly Renovated 4 Bed, 3 Bath Home Located In The Highly Sought-after Neighborhood Of River Oaks, Minutes From Downtown, Las Olas And Fort Laud...

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Better Homes & Gdns Re Fla 1st

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,255 Sf

$579,000

1225 Ne 4th St, Fort Lauderdale

Large Corner Lot In Prime Victoria Park Location. 3 Bedrooms. 2 Bathrooms. Open Floor Plan With Contemporary Remodeled Kitchen. Master Suite With P...

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Coastal Preferred Properties L
New Listing

3 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,371 Sf

$575,000

619 Ne 11th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Large Tri-level Townhome Style, No Hoa! No Shared Wall Agreement. Full 2 Car Garage, Roof Top Terrace With Views Of Downtown In The Heart Of Victor...

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Blue Realty Team, Llc

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,450 Sf

$575,000

719 Ne 20th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Location Location. Situated In The Sought After "east" Portion Of Victoria Park Across The Street From The Middle River, Feel The Breezes Walk To S...

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Re/max First
Reduced 2%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,405 Sf

$575,000

1711 Ne 18th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Old Florida Charm Meets Beach Coastal Home! Gleaming Terrazzo Floors Greet You As You Enter This Poinsettia Heights Beauty. This Home Has A 3 Bedr...

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Re/max Experience
Reduced 4%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,481 Sf

$575,000

2571 Ne 43rd St, Fort Lauderdale

Reduced $25,000. Immaculate 3/2 Home Nestled On One Of The Quietest Streets In The Prestigious Coral Ridge Country Club. Beautiful Peaceful Tropi...

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Better Homes & Gdns Re Fla 1st
Reduced 4%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,745 Sf

$574,900

1218 Sw 21st Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Price Reduction On A Rare Opportunity To Own An Oversized, Double Lot In River Oaks! Best Described As A Tropical Oasis, This Home Offers An Expan...

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Engel & Voelkers Fort Lauderda

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,508 Sf

$569,900

2400 Ne 27th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Coral Ridge! One Story Charming Home On A Corner Lot, 2 Car Attached Garage And Tons Of Potential! Located In A Most Desirable Old Coral Ridge! Wel...

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Alta Realty Company Llc
Reduced 5%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,873 Sf

$569,000

1449 Ne 57th St, Fort Lauderdale

Located In Fabulous Coral Ridge Isles.ocean Acess Home Features Updated Kitchen Overlooking Huge Deck/pool Patio Area.stunning Master Suite With H...

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Harbour View Realty Inc

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,778 Sf

$569,000

1300 Sw 19th St, Fort Lauderdale

Rare Lot. Huge Corner Lot Half A Block On Both Sides In River Oaks. Two Separate Folio #s Huge Sprawling Oak Trees, Large Yard Ready To Be Fenced...

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Re/max First
Reduced 2%

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,568 Sf

$569,000

2417 Bayview Dr, Fort Lauderdale

Fab Location In Coral Ridge With Entrances To House Both On Bayview And 27th Terrace Making This A Special Property. Ac Updated In 2015, Electric ...

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Bhhs Ewm Realty
Reduced 2%

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,980 Sf

$569,000

1624 Ne 7th St, Fort Lauderdale

Victoria Park Charm Meets Energy Efficient, Large Family Home! Imagine A $58.00 Electric Bill (3/2019)this 13.34 Kw Solar Equipped Home Is Connecte...

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Coldwell Banker Residential Re

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,266 Sf

$567,900

5115 Ne 17th Ter, Fort Lauderdale

Beautiful Coral Ridge Isles Home Features Spacious Open Living Spaces And 3 Bedrooms With 2 Full Updated Baths Plus A Den/office. Barrel Tile Roof...

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Re/max Experience
Reduced 2%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,936 Sf

$564,999

5820 Ne 14th Ter, Fort Lauderdale

The Best Location! Ocean Access And Culdesac! Quickest Route To I-95! This 3 Bed, 2 Bath Property With 85 Ft Of Ocean Access Waterfront Has The 2 C...

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Keller Williams Realty Profess
Reduced 2%

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,176 Sf

$564,900

2130 Ne 59th St, Fort Lauderdale

Welcome Home! Nestled In Sought After Imperial Point, This Beautiful Pool Home Features; Upgraded Bathrooms, Impact Resistant Windows, Remodeled A...

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Douglas Elliman
New Listing

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,408 Sf

$559,000

1708 Ne 16th Ter, Fort Lauderdale

Beautifully Updated 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home In Poinsettia Heights. Features Include Impact Windows And Doors, Porcelain Tile Flooring Throughout, Upd...

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Keller Williams Realty Profess
New Listing

5 Bed • 4 Bath • 2,835 Sf

$555,000

6113 Sw 191st Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Welcome To Laguna Isles! This Beautiful Triple Split Home Has 4 Bedrooms With A Great Room Or Office And 3 Full Bathrooms And 1 Half. You Are Goin...

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Blue Realty Team, Llc

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,256 Sf

$550,000

621 N Victoria Park Rd, Fort Lauderdale

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Victoria Park Realty Llc

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,111 Sf

$550,000

1210 Ne 4th St, Fort Lauderdale

Approved Short Sale Attached Single Family Home In Victoria Park. Live Just Minutes From Downtown Las Olas, Ten Minutes From The Beach, And Approxi...

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Compass Florida, Llc
Reduced 2%

1 Bed • 2 Bath

$549,900

551 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd H903, Fort Lauderdale

Enjoy The Ocean Residences-conrad Resort Ft Lauderdale. Impeccable Residence, Turnkey Fully Furnished 1br & 1.5bath. Amazing Location On Beaches Of...

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Grand Realty Of America, Corp.

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,826 Sf

$549,788

2096 Ne 55th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Located On A Large Corner Lot You'll Find This Wonderful, Split Bedroom Plan Updated Home Just Waiting For You. You'll Appreciate The Metal Roof ('...

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Re/max Preferred

2 Bed • 1 Bath • 1,088 Sf

$549,000

1624 Ne 5th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Beautiful Victoria Park Updated 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Pool Home With Circular Driveway On Oversized Lot. Features Include: Renovated Kitchen With ...

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Coastal Preferred Properties L

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,301 Sf

$549,000

1608 Ne 5th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Charming Victoria Park Home! Just Renovated Featuring Brand New Kitchen W/stainless Steel Appliances, White Cabinetry And Granite. Beautiful Wood ...

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The Keyes Company

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,119 Sf

$549,000

1604 Ne 5th Court, Fort Lauderdale

Victoria Park Beauty! Newly Renovated W/ Beautiful Grey Wood Flooring, Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite, Washer/dryer And Added Storage. Huge P...

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The Keyes Company

2 Bed • 1 Bath • 1,200 Sf

$549,000

720 Se 7th St, Fort Lauderdale

Built In 1924, This Spanish Revival Style Bungalow Was Among The First Homes Built South Of The New River And Represents The Architectural Style Of...

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Re/max First

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,900 Sf

$549,000

2120 Ne 52nd St, Fort Lauderdale

Beautiful 3 / 2 + Office In Desirable Mary Knoll Ridge. The Best Floorplan In Neighborhood. Open Split Plan, New Huge Open Kitchen, Big Master W/ L...

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Re/max First
Reduced 4%

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,486 Sf

$549,000

76 Isle Of Venice Dr D, Fort Lauderdale

Large 2/2 Waterfront Unit With Unrestricted Ocean Acesss Located In Boutique Building On Prestigious Isle Of Venice. Recently Renovated,this Unit ...

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Global Luxury Realty Llc

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,205 Sf

$549,000

2000 Ne 52nd St, Fort Lauderdale

Experience This Spacious, Updated Home Nestled On A Quiet Street In Highly Sought After Knoll Ridge. Impeccably Maintained 3/2 Split Bedroom With A...

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Atlantic Properties Int'l Inc

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,749 Sf

$549,000

1900 Ne 53rd St, Fort Lauderdale

Turnkey 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Home With 2-car Garage. Located On Large Corner Lot In Desirable Mary Knoll Neighborhood. Tastefully Updated With Wood Pla...

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Re/max Consultants Realty 1

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,450 Sf

$549,000

2642 Flamingo Ln, Fort Lauderdale

Amazing Water Front Home For An Even More Amazing Price. Bring The Boat To This Remodeled Home. New Pool,updated Bathrooms,kitchen And Floors. Wood...

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New Age Properties
Reduced 4%

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,612 Sf

$549,000

726 Sw 13th Ave, Fort Lauderdale

One Of A Kind Unique Tropical Key West Style 3/3 With Heated Pool, Home Features A Large Family Room & Beautiful Kitchen With 2 Large Walk In Pantr...

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Charles Rutenberg Realty Llc

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,766 Sf

$549,000

513 Sw 18th Ct, Fort Lauderdale

Modern Beautifully Designed 3/2 W/quality Finishes.home Has Open Floor Plan W/gorgeous Hardwood Floors,gourmet Kitchen W/quartz Counters & All New ...

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Urban Group And Associates,llc
Reduced 8%

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,400 Sf

$549,000

6551 Ne 22nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale

Updated 2400 Sq. Ft. 3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom Home On Large Oversized Corner Lot (11,000) In Imperial Point! Home Boasts Of Gourmet Kitchen With Custom...

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Galt Ocean Realty Inc

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