Fort Lauderdale Real Estate
Fort Lauderdale affectionately nicknamed the 'Venice of America,' encompasses over 33 square miles of scenic beauty. Bordered at one end by the deep, blue-green hues of the Atlantic Ocean and 23 miles of golden, sandy beaches, the city is filled with an extensive series of canals and waterways, including the scenic New River. The greater Fort Lauderdale area encompasses more than 300 miles of Intracoastal waterway and navigable canals, reminding visitors and residents alike how well the city lives up to the charm of its nickname. As the eighth largest city in Florida and largest in Broward County, Fort Lauderdale is home to a population of 176,000. The residents of this lively city enjoy a semi-tropical climate, providing an average of 3,000 hours of sunshine and a temperature of 75.5 °F (24.2 °C), all year long. The ever-improving economic climate is also a sense of comfort to the residents of this picturesque Florida city. Mansions and yachts dot 'Millionaire’s Row' on the Intracoastal waterway traveling through Fort Lauderdale and making the area a world-renowned yachting capital.