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Natalie, Home Buyer in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hi, New to Ft. Lauderdale.What are some good, safe areas as cloase to downtown fort lauderdale for a 1st time?

Asked by Natalie, Fort Lauderdale, FL Tue Jan 20, 2009

home owner to purchase in? I'm interested in Sailboat Bend, Victoria Park but want to learn about some hidden gems that may be more in my price range $150-200k. We're married and looking for our first home to start a family. any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

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IF you like condo living, then live in one of the great buildings on or near Las Olas Blvd. Like Las Olas Riverhouse, Watergarden, Las Olas Grand, NuRiver Landing, or the Symphony. If you live living in a house or townhouse, then take a look in Rio Vista, Las Olas Isles, Colee Hammock or Victoria Park. ALL areas are fantastic, close to downtown and quite beautiful might I add.

Please call me if I can help you find a place.

Kindest regards,
Ellen Taracido
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Feb 28, 2009
Hi Natalie!
My office is on las Olas and I am very familiar with the area. Those are great choices you listed and also
Poinsettia Heights is a nice neighborhood.. I am happy to help you in any way so give me a call or email.

EWM Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 27, 2009
Hi Natalie,

I would look at another neighborhood called Poinsettia Heights. Home values have come down dramatically and the style of the homes are similar to Victoria Park. The location is just north of Sunrise Blvd and approximately a 5 minute drive to downtown Fort Lauderdale.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 21, 2009
Hi Natalie: I just found this question after responding to your other posting about Sailboat Bend. There are lots of nice, safe areas in Fort Lauderdale - Coral Ridge Isles, Victoria Park, Sailboat Bend, Wilton Manors.... there are also several super places at amazing prices. Remember, you are in the "driving seat" as sellers are extremely motivated right now.

Very best of luck to you. Again, if I can help in any way - let me know!

Web Reference: http://www.villagrealty.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Jan 21, 2009
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