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View the hottest Fort Lauderdale homes for sale & real esate below! If you are researching different cities in Florida and considering relocating or moving to the Fort Lauderdale area, you have come to the right place. This page is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of what this stunning beachfront city has to offer in terms of lifestyle, amenities, activities, employment, and real estate. We also recommend reaching out to our Fort Lauderdale relocation specialist, Del Dacks-Haughton who is available to answer any questions you may have about the area, including the real estate market, top communities, housing costs, and annual living expenses.

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Relocating to Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale, located in Broward County, is renowned for its vast network of waterfront canals, extensive Atlantic beaches with white sand, and the famous Las Olas Boulevard which features high-end shops, fine dining options, and art galleries. The city has a population of about 185,000  and offers its residents a high-quality lifestyle, with an average temperature of 75 degrees year-round and 246 sunny days annually, ideal for those who enjoy outdoor activities. The employment market in Fort Lauderdale is robust, and the city has received accolades such as "Best Place to Retire" by US News and "Best Beach in Florida" by TripAdvisor.

Why Choose Fort Lauderdale?

  1. Beautiful Beaches: Fort Lauderdale is renowned for its vast stretches of white sandy beaches that span the Atlantic coast. The city has repeatedly been recognized as one of the top beach destinations in the United States.

  2. Weather: Fort Lauderdale enjoys a tropical climate with significant rainfall in the summer and very little in the winter. The average temperature in Fort Lauderdale is 75.7°F, with an annual rainfall of 48.5 inches. Located in the northern hemisphere, Fort Lauderdale lies north of the equator. The warm summer season runs from the end of June through September, comprising the months of June, July, August, and September. The ideal time to visit Fort Lauderdale is from March to November, spanning the months of March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, and November.

  3. Water Sports: With its extensive network of waterways and canals, Fort Lauderdale is a water sports enthusiast's paradise. The city is popular for activities such as fishing, boating, kayaking, and paddleboarding.

  4. Shopping, Dining and Culture: Fort Lauderdale has a vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, museums, and theaters.  Fort Lauderdale's Las Olas Boulevard is renowned for its high-end shops, restaurants, and cafes. The city also has many other excellent shopping and dining options.

  5. No Income Tax: As a resident of Florida, you will undoubtedly value the absence of state income tax. Instead of relying on income tax, Florida generates yearly income through a 7% sales tax at the state level and a 5% tourist tax at the county level on rental properties and short-term hotel stays. Since millions of tourists visit Florida every year, the state can earn a substantial amount of revenue from them. When you establish Florida as your primary residence, you will undoubtedly appreciate the fact that tourists pay your share of state taxes.

  6. Job Opportunities: The city has a robust economy with numerous job opportunities across various industries, including tourism, healthcare, finance, and technology.

  7. Education: Fort Lauderdale has an excellent education system, with numerous highly rated public and private schools.

  8. Community: Fort Lauderdale is a welcoming and diverse community, with many events and festivals throughout the year that bring people together. The city has a strong sense of community, making it an excellent place to call home.

Fort Lauderdale Schools

Fort Lauderdale has 23 public schools operated by Broward County Public Schools. The results of the 2007 Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) for Fort Lauderdale's public schools were mixed, with 10 out of 16 elementary schools and one out of four middle schools receiving "A" or "B" grades, while Sunland Park Elementary School and Arthur Ashe Middle School received failing grades. Boyd Anderson High School, located in Lauderdale Lakes but with an attendance zone that includes part of Fort Lauderdale, also received a failing grade. However, none of the three schools that failed twice in a four-year period triggered the "Opportunity Scholarship Program" school choice provisions of Florida's education plan.

In addition, ten institutions of higher learning have main or satellite campuses in the city.

What Do Locals Think About Living in Fort Lauderdale?

"Fort Lauderdale is one of the best places to live. There are lots of job opportunities as a result of it being more developed compared to other areas in Florida. This city also offers a very diverse community of people to interact with, allowing you to learn and understand many different cultures. There are many great public schools in Fort Lauderdale and respected colleges such as Nova Southeastern University or Broward College. In addition, there are so many fun activities one do in the area including but not limited to nearby beaches, art exhibits, a variety of great restaurants to dine in, yearly events to attend, as well as an exciting nightlife! Overall its family friendly and an exciting place to live, settle down, and enjoy life!" - Niche.com

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