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photo of oldest operating swing bridge in FloridaSnow-Reed Swing Bridge in Southwest Fort Lauderdale

While touring a waterfront home for sale in Fort Lauderdale situated along the Nu River in the Sailboat Bend neighborhood, my eye caught a bit of history.  From the dock I could see hovering above the Nu River, the Snow-Reed Fort Lauderdale swing bridge spanning nearly 150 feet connecting the two Southwest Fort Lauderdale deep waterfront neighborhoods of Sailboat Bend and Riverside Park.  

The SW 11th Ave (Palm Ave) bridge as it is known today, is the oldest operating metal truss swing bridge in the state of Florida.  Originally built in 1924-1925 replacing the single lane hand-cranked version built in 1916.  The bridge tender would actually have to manually crank and turn the bridge to accomodate

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photo of Point of Americas Condo on the beach in Fort Lauderdale, FloridaUnit 1202 at Point of Americas Condo in Fort Lauderdale just had a second price adjustment to $775,000 (from $799,000).  The condo was originally listed at $849,000.

A high floor, Point 2 southwest corner apartment boasts incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean and Port Everglades Inlet.  This unit is an open canvass waiting for a decorator's touch with more than 2,000 square feet of living space to create a stunning luxury ocean front residence in one of Fort Lauderdale's most prestigious condominiums.

Point of Americas offers direct access onto the widest strech of beach in Fort Lauderdale.  Residents enjoy resort amenities including 2 heated pools, club rooms, overnight suites for guests, security as well as a daily non-stop parade of boats, yachts

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View from condo for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea, FloridaWhile showing condos for sale in Lauderdale by the Sea, I was pleasantly surprised to find an oceanfront condo directly on the sand and priced for sale under $300,000.  Yes, the condo needs a complete renovation.... but, 2 bedrooms, on the sand and under $300,000 in a real estate market with very limited inventory! This is a gem waiting to be polished.

The unit faces west, so you don't have direct ocean views, but you can see the ocean from the very large covered terrace as well as from both bedrooms. You do however, have a stunning direct view of the Intracoastal Waterway, and at night; when lit up, it is magical.  

A very spacious condo with just under 1,300 square feet of interior living space offering a split bedroom plan.  All windows and a glass

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A recent article in the Sun-Sentinel reported the city of Fort Lauderdale is considering changes to Las Olas Blvd to improve traffic for both pedestrians and drivers.

photo of Las Olas River House and Downtown Fort LauderdaleLas Olas Blvd known for its trendy shops and restaurants also serves as the direct route between downtown Fort Lauderdale and the beach as well as a neigborhood street for businesses, residential homes and downtown Fort Lauderdale condominiums.

The area of most concern according to experts hired by the city lies between SE 9th Avenue and SE 17th Avenue because this section is the most affected by existing traffic patterns. Consultants have suggested "better signalization, fewer lanes, more visible crosswalks, bike lanes and wider sidewalks."

At a public forum this past week, some

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Congratulations to Jo Ann Massimino and John Sabia for bringing the buyer for this outstanding contemporary townhouse in the Victoria Park - Las Olas neighborhood.  This 4,000 plus square foot modern architectural designed townhouse is nestled away on a quiet street just a few short blocks from the trendy restaurants and shops at famed Las Olas Boulevard.

Townhouse 28 SE 10th Ave Fort Lauderdale, Fl

Two ground floor bedroom suites plus a grand 3rd floor Master bedroom suite plus a separate office and a private large covered terrace. All living and common areas are located on the middle floor which offers an oversized living, family and formal dining room and fabulous media center.  At the center you will find a European designed cook lover's kitchen with top appliances that lead out to 2 covered

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Maplewood Neighborhood in Coral Springs, Florida

view of homeCongratulations to Stephanie Jordan and John Sabia for bringing the buyer for this 4 bedroom home for sale in Coral Springs, Florida.  A well maintained home on a beautiful tree-lined street in the Maplewood community, this very large home underwent renovations within the last couple of years.  

The new owners are enjoying a newer elegant kitchen with granite counters and stainless apliances.  An outstanding floor paln offering several formal and informal gathering areas.  A Large overhang patio that is perfect for outside entertaining and hurricane shutters on all windows.

Originally offered for sale at $356,000 - this home recently closed at $340,000 (public record).

For more information about

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Listing & Sales Activity - Fort Lauderdale Real Estate

photo of Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale, FloridaThe overall Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Market Update: January - June 2013 Listing & Sales Activity for homes, condos and townhouses in the residential neighborhoods of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale Northeast and Southeast Fort Lauderdale indicate the local real estate market here has rebounded and continues to remain strong and very stable.  

Available Inventory for all property types has decreased by 10.6% from 1,596 properties for sale in January to 1,427 in June.  Closed Sales for all property types were up 7.9% and Pending Sales down 5.1%.

Average Price Per Square Foot trended upward, up 17.6% averaging $275 per foot.  The Average Listed Price was up 2% at $1,060,000 while the

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