Fort Lauderdale

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Contact Joy Carter and Jeff Booker, REALTORS® by phone at 954-688-5353 (Joy) or
(954) 258-2233 (Jeff), and by email at


Fort Lauderdale, Florida was chartered in 1911 and is a community of approximately 183,000 people, encompassing over 33 square miles and located in Broward County, Florida.

The following types of housing are readily available in and around Fort Lauderdale FL:

  •     Single Family Homes from $20,000 to $32,000,000
  •     Ocean Front Single Famliy homes from $1,700,000 to $6,000,000
  •     Villas & Townhouses & Condos from $55,000 to $4,000,000

In 2011, there were approximately 7155 real estate and property transactions in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area. Prices for property in this community are expected to increase over the next 12 months.

Local neighborhoods and subdivisions include:

  • Bal Harbour
  • Bay Colony
  • Bay Colony Club
  • Bermuda Riviera
  • Beverly Heights
  • Birch Park
  • Boulevard Park Isles
  • Breakwater Surf Club
  • Central Beach
  • Chula Vista Isles
  • City View
  • Colee Hammock
  • Coral Ridge
  • Coral Ridge Country Club
  • Coral Rideg Isles
  • Coral Shored
  • Croissant Park
  • Dillard Park
  • Dolphin Isles
  • Dorsey Riverbend
  • Downtown Fort Lauderdale
  • Durrs
  • Edgewood
  • Flagler Village
  • Flamingo Park
  • Galt Ocean Mile
  • Golden Heights
  • Harbor Beach
  • Harbor Drive
  • Harbordale
  • Harbour Inlet
  • Harbour Isles
  • Hendricks Isles
  • Historic District Isles
  • Home Beautiful Park
  • Idlewyld
  • Imperial Point
  • Knoll Ridge
  • Lake Aire-Palm View
  • Lake Estates
  • Lake Ridge
  • Landings
  • Las Olas Isles
  • Lauderdale Beach
  • Lauderdale Harbours
  • Lauderdale Isles
  • Lauderdale Manors
  • Lauderdale West
  • Laudergate Isles
  • Lofts of Palm Aire Village
  • Melrose Manors
  • Melrose Park
  • Middle River Terrace
  • Montego Bay
  • Navarro Isles
  • Oak River
  • Palm Aire Village East
  • Palm Aire Village West
  • Poinciana Park
  • Poinsettia Heights
  • Progresso Village
  • Rio Vista
  • River Garden/Sweeting Estates
  • River Oaks
  • River Run
  • Riverland
  • Riverland Manors
  • Riverland Village
  • Riverland Woods
  • Riverlandings
  • Riverside Park
  • Riviera Isles
  • Rock Island
  • Sailboat Bend
  • Seven Isles
  • Shady Banks
  • South Lauderdale Beach
  • South Middle River
  • Sunrise Intracoastal
  • Sunrise Key
  • Sunset
  • Tarpon River
  • Twin Lakes North
  • Victoria Park

Local zip codes in this community include:

  • 33301, 33302, 33303, 33303, 33304, 33305, 33306, 33307, 33308, 33309, 33310, 33311, 33312, 33312, 33313, 33314, 33315, 33316, 33317, 33318, 33319, 33319, 33320, 33321, 33322, 33323, 33324, 33325, 33326, 33327, 33328, 33329, 33330, 33331, 33332, 33333, 33334, 33335, 33336, 33337, 33338, 33339, 33340, 33341, 33342, 33343, 33344, 33345, 33346, 33347, 33348, 33349, 33351, 33355, 33359, 33388 and 33394.

Public and private school systems serving families in the area include the school district is Broward County. There are also many private schools that serve the Fort Lauderdale neighborhoods.

Commuters in this area are served by train, with the Tri-Rail runs through the middle of Broward County, near I-95. Broward County Transit is very efficient bus service for the county. Major highways include I-95, I-595, I-75, Toll 869, Florida Turnpike freeway interchanges.

The Venice of Fort Lauderdale is located in Broward County, South Florida, nestled between Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties. Fort Lauderdale is home to approximately 183,000 residents and businesses. Housing is primarily single family and condominiums. Fort Lauderdale is widely recognized as a well-planned community with a unique environmental consciousness touting an abundance of trees, waterways, attractive landscaped roads and beautiful parks.

The City of Fort Lauderdale is named for a Second Seminole War fortification built on the banks of New River in 1838. In that year, Major William Lauderdale led a detachment of Tennessee Volunteers south along the east coast of Florida to capture Seminole agricultural lands and battle the elusive Indian warriors. Altogether, three forts named after Major Lauderdale would be constructed: the first at the fork of New River; the second at Tarpon Bend; and the largest on the beach at the site of Bahia Mar. None of the forts survives today.

The City of Fort Lauderdale is known as a world-class international business center where expanding or relocating businesses and can not only be profitable but healthy for the sun and fun lifestyles where there are over 3,000 hours of sunshine annually. Once known strictly as a tourism-based economy, Fort Lauderdale now supports a diverse range of industries, including marine, manufacturing, finance, insurance, real estate, high technology, avionics/aerospace, film and television production.

Pleasant year-round ocean breezes, world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach offers premier opportunities for recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. The picturesque Riverwalk serves as the cornerstone of the City’s arts, science, cultural and historic district which features the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Museum of Discovery and Science, Museum of Art and Old Fort Lauderdale Village and Museum. Las Olas Boulevard has gained international acclaim as Fort Lauderdale’s centerpiece of fashion, fine dining and entertainment. In addition, the City’s downtown area is home to Broward Community College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, the award-winning Broward County Main Library, federal, county and school district offices.

Through the cooperative efforts of residents, businesses and local government, Fort Lauderdale has evolved into a City that offers the best of both worlds – an attractive business environment and an outstanding quality of life.

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Search the Fort Lauderdale, Florida MLS (Multiple Listing Service) for current property for sale listings HERE!

Contact Joy Carter and Jeff Booker, REALTORS® by phone at 954-688-5353 (Joy) or
(954) 258-2233 (Jeff), and by email at

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Choose The Right Agent!

Joy Carter and Jeff Booker – CRS,e-PRO, LTG, PMN, SFR are REALTORS® serving the Fort Lauderdale, FL area since 1985.  Joy Carter and Jeff Booker do business as the GreatFloridaHomes Team, with team members Julie Mello as the Client Care Specialist for more than 15 years.  Affiliated with the Keller Williams Partners Realty, where experience counts, and Joy Carter and Jeff Booker have sold more than $200,ooo million in real estate in cities like Fort Lauderdale and surrounding communities.

The Great Florida Homes Team team provides service to buyers and sellers of real property.

Joy Carter and Jeff Booker specializes in and around the Fort Lauderdale, FL area. We cover Broward and Palm Beach counties since Jeff lives in Palm Beach and Joy lives in Broward. Specific qualifications include that we are thorough in our processes, making sure that details are not overlooked. This saves clients time and money. Joy started her career in real estate in 1985, working for the developer of the city of Coral Springs and Parkland (not far from Fort Lauderdale), selling land while helping Buyers choose their dream home to be built on the land. In 1996 she decided to partner with brother Jeff to be able to serve a larger real estate market. With their technology skills and continuing education they keep their Buyers and Sellers ahead of the crowd. Joy has been the Chair of the Chamber of Commerce and she continues to serve in areas that assist in the communities growth. Jeff is very active in his community of Lake Worth. They both feel very blessed to continue to receive the compliment of referrals from their past customers. This allows them to leave a legacy of great real estate service.

For superior real estate service in and near Fort Lauderdale, FL, contact Joy Carter and Jeff Booker today!

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Search the Fort Lauderdale, Florida MLS (Multiple Listing Service) for current property for sale listings HERE!

Contact Joy Carter and Jeff Booker, REALTORS® by phone at 954-688-5353 (Joy) or
(954) 258-2233 (Jeff), and by email at