About Ft Lauderdale

Welcome to Ft Lauderdale. Situated next to the Atlantic ocean and infused with a myriad of inland waterways Ft Lauderdale lives up to it’s designation as the Venice of America. If living in the warm embrace of sun, surf and sea are your desire then Ft Lauderdale is the perfect place to call home.

Ft Lauderdale Intercoastal

Boat Show Picture

The beaches are described by the City of Ft Lauderdale website as boasting more than seven miles of sparkling beaches that offer residents and visitors premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. Ft Lauderdale’s award-winning wave-wall and signature beach front promenade highlight the world famous coastline, which is punctuated by an array of shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and entertainment venues. As a city Ft Lauderdale basks in the sun more than 3,000 hours on average per year. That is a lot of time that can be spent at the beach.

Lauderdale Beach

Ft Lauderdale is also renowned for outdoor living. According to Sunny.org, Ft Lauderdale is one of the few areas in the world where both fresh water and salt water fishing are within 20 minutes of the angler. In addition to more than 200 fresh water species that can be caught in the county’s lakes. If golf is your passion Ft Lauderdale offers more than 40 courses with options for players of all skill levels. Boating enthusiasts love Ft Lauderdale too. The city is home to 165 miles of navigable waterways and 40,000 resident yachts. The Bahamas is a short day cruise away and cruising to the Keys is yet another adventure. On October 31-Nov 4, Ft Lauderdale will host the 54th Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. So much to do. You can live, work and play. This is REEL living.


By The Numbers:

  • Ft Lauderdale has approximately 170,000 residents
  • 7 miles of Public Beach
  • 165 miles of Navigable Waterways
  • 85 Public Parks
  • 972.5 Acres of Public Parks
  • 200 Boat Slips and Moorings
  • 1 Realtor that understands REEL living


Let Elaine Tatum find your real estate for REEL living in Ft Lauderdale.
Whether buying or selling, Elaine can navigate you through the transaction.
Why not make Ft Lauderdale your home in paradise.

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