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Brian Scharick – Gay Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent

Brian Scharick - Fort Lauderdale Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Brian Scharick is a seasoned and professional Realtor who specializes in finding the perfect home for each and every client. His keen attention to detail and driven work ethic… Read more »

Best Cities for LGBT Seniors: #2 Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale

When people think of LGBT-friendly South Florida cities, Miami probably pops to mind first. But Fort Lauderdale has most of the same gay-friendly accommodations and nightlife in a more laid back and affordable environment. The city also has the highest concentration of gay couples of any major American city, with about 3% of all households…. Read more »

Olivier Turina – Gay Wilton Manors Real Estate Agent

Olivier Turina - Wilton Manors Gay Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Olivier Turina was born in 1965, and in 2005 he moved to Wilton Manors/Ft Lauderdale with his lifetime partner Tommy. Olivier is partnering with Dale Russell (see Dale’s profile… Read more »

Linda Jain, Lesbian Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals: Ft. Lauderdale Real Estate Agent Linda Jain knows the Fort Lauderdale and Wilton Manors real estate markets inside and out, and knows the importance of great customer service and… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Real Estate Agent: Christine Kinzer, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. From condos to castles, I can help you find the perfect place to live. I’ve been an Associate Broker for over 30 years, and am well versed in all… Read more »

In the Gayborhood: Wilton Manor’s Georgie’s Alibi to Close

After an extensive period of speculation and rumor-milling, we’re hearing that famed St. Pete watering hole Georgie’s Alibi will be no more as of Sept. 19. Our reporter, Aaron Alper, just returned from a phone call with the real estate developer, and it seems that the news is grim. The area’s most notable gay bar… Read more »

Featured Gay Mortgage Professional: Adam Jaroszewski, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Adam is a gay Fort Lauderdale mortgage lender who specializes in home purchase loans and re-financing. Customer service is always his first priority. If you are planning to buy… Read more »

Featured Lesbian Real Estate Agent: Vickie Wish, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Lesbian real estate agent in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – I practice high ethical standards in my personal as well as professional endeavors. See Vickie’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Steve Visano, Real Estate Agent, Wilton Manors, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay real estate agent in Wilton Manors, Florida – I have 10 yrs. experience finding single family homes & condos as primary & 2nd homes for my GLBT community…. Read more »

Fort Lauderdale Luxury Homes

There are many wonderful choices when it comes to Fort Lauderdale luxury homes. First you probably should decide if you want a single-family home or a condo. Each option offers benefits and disadvantages. Choose the option that best suits your lifestyle. Next, you have the choice of a dry lot or waterfront home. Fort Lauderdale… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Ken Krukowski, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. I am a full time agent with more than 20 years of experience, serving Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale, & Oakland Park. See Ken’s Expanded Listing on Gay Realty Network… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Brian Scharick, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Dedicated real estate team. Focused on your specific wants and needs throughout the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. With an active GLBT community, South Florida has become a popular destination… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Tim Singer, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Tim is a Fort Lauderdale area real estate agent with a staff of full-time Ft. Lauderdale real estate professionals, and is very involved in Ft. Lauderdale’s gay and lesbian… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Mortgage Professional: JR Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. JR Boston has over 25 years mortgage industry experience. He’s in the business to help others reach their mortgage goals. Fort Lauderdale is right next to the second largest… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Olivier Turina, Wilton Manors, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Dedication, integrity and service are my motivation. You can be yourself in Fort Lauderdale – enjoy gardening, the beach, water activities, the nightlife. Live the tropical life! See Olivier’s… Read more »

Wilton Manors Named Gayborhood of the Year

From the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau: It’s not the size of the city that matters, with Greater Fort Lauderdale’s Wilton Manors beating worldwide competition to be named “Gayborhood of the Year” in the 2013 ManAboutWorld Editors’ Choice Awards. At the same time, the destination was recently cited to be the city with… Read more »

Overall, Fort Lauderdale Has the Highest Concentration of Same Sex Couples in the US

According to 2012 data released by the U.S. Census, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has the highest concentration of same-sex couple households in the country, the Huffington Post reports. Fort Lauderdale beat out huge gay cities like San Francisco, as same-sex couples make up 2.8 percent of total households in the south Florida city, which is about… Read more »

Gay Fort Lauderdale

The history of the area we now know as Fort Lauderdale started nearly 4,000 years ago with the arrival of the Tequesta Indians. The area wasn’t known as Fort Lauderdale until 1838, however, and it wasn’t incorporated as a city until 1911. The Florida land boom of the 1920s, the subsequent clearing of the mangroves… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: David Daso, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. David has the experience to provide you with the knowledgeable and professional real estate services that you want and need! It doesn’t matter where you’re from, our amazing GLBT… Read more »

Fort Lauderdale – Gay Mecca

With seductive sandy beaches, sultry swimming pools, an abundance of gay-owned businesses and resorts, plus a vibrant cultural scene, it’s no wonder queer travelers are flocking to Ft. Lauderdale for some R&R. Below are just a few reasons the tropical paradise is near the top of our favorite places to visit. With nearly two dozen… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Linda Jain, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. I pride myself on being an expert in bringing home buyers and home sellers together throughout the Fort Lauderdale area. Fort Lauderdale is tropical paradise for city dwellers offering… Read more »

FORT LAUDERDALE HOUSING MARKET TRENDS – FEBRUARY 2013

Hello everyone!  I am honored to have the opportunity to share local Fort Lauderdale housing market information with you.  The latest data available reinforces a shift from a buyer’s market to that of a seller’s market.  Popular indicators include the number of homes listed for sale and the amount of days a home was on… Read more »

Today’s Real Estate Report: Florida

Today we’ll take a look at the Florida real estate market. Things are improving there slowly – in Southern Florida, underwater mortgages have dropped from 47% of all homes last year to 39.6% now, the Sun Sentinel reports: In the fourth quarter, 39.6 percent of mortgaged homes across Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties were… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Vickie Wish, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Vickie can help you through one of the largest financial decisions you’re ever likely to make – buying or selling a Fort Lauderdale area home. It’s very important to… Read more »

Fort Lauderdale LGBT Events for December 2012

The Luxury Living Fort Lauderdale group at Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate proudly presents a list  with some of the Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender (LGBT) fundraising and awareness events planned to take place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during December 2012.  Mark your calendar and come out to support our community! Tuesday, December 4, 2012… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Tim Singer, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Tim is a Fort Lauderdale area realtor with a staff of full-time Ft. Lauderdale real estate professionals, and is very involved in Ft. Lauderdale’s gay and lesbian community. Tim… Read more »

Wilton Manors Home to New Pride Center at Equality Park

The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Fort Lauderdale (GLCC) made some exciting announcements recently.  After years of searching for a new home, the center recently unveiled a new 35,000 square foot complex called Equality Park.  The complex is made up of three buildings on almost 6 acres of waterfront property in Wilton Manors, Florida…. Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Chad Gray, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Chad is part of the leading Fort Lauderdale luxury real estate team, proudly serving our community and delivering stellar service! If you’re buying or selling Fort Lauderdale real estate,… Read more »

Fort Lauderdale a Gay Mecca

Known as one of the country’s foremost LGBT capitals, Fort Lauderdale definitely offers visitors a plethora of dining, entertainment and cultural options, not to mention miles of pristine beaches perfect for those looking to catch some rays while listening to the mesmerizing sounds of the Atlantic. Fort Lauderdale is actually three destinations in one. The… Read more »

Fort Lauderdale Ranks Top 5 On Gayest Cities In America List

The Advocate, a U.S. based national gay and lesbian news magazine, ranked Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the top five of their annual Gayest Cities in America list.  Criteria used to rank cities include the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elected officials, bookstores, softball teams and protection services. The Advocate’s 2012 Gayest Cities… Read more »

Fort Lauderdale Central To Popular LGBT Events

You probably already know Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a destination hot spot for fun under the sun and a place many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are happy to call home or their home away from home.  But, did you know Fort Lauderdale is also central to many LGBT events? Aside from… Read more »

Fort Lauderdale – A Top Choice For Real Estate and Relaxation

Like the weather, the Fort Lauderdale luxury real estate market is heating up! In addition to the plethora of things to do and see in this world-class destination, the area boasts wonderful diverse neighborhoods in which to live. Every neighborhood in East Fort Lauderdale , offers homes with different architectural styles, floor plans and amenities… Read more »

Southern Florida Home Prices Start to Rise as Inventory Drops

Home prices in Miami-Dade and Broward counties jumped for the third consecutive month in February despite flat or declining sales volume, as the inventory of listings dwindles, real estate figures released Wednesday show. Realtors say that heightened demand for bank-owned properties and an improvement in the processing of short sales has resulted in rapid absorption… Read more »

FL: Ft. Lauderdale Home Prices Increased 5% in 4th Quarter of 2011

According to the Broward Council of the Miami Association of Realtors, sales of Broward County homes – including existing single-family homes and condominiums – increased six percent, from 6,225 to 6,572, in the fourth quarter of 2011 compared to a year earlier. Broward sales of existing single-family homes increased 15 percent in the fourth quarter… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Tom Wolf, Gay Fort Lauderdale Realtor

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Realtors and Real Estate Professionals in Fort Lauderdale If you are considering relocating, acquiring a second home or condo in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area, you need… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Tobias Kaiser, Ft. Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Realtors and Real Estate Professionals in Fort Lauderdale, Florida For over 20 years, Tobias and his team have successfully guided gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender, and straight buyers… Read more »

FL: Fort Lauderdale Home Sales, Prices Up in Third Quarter

In Broward County, sales of homes – including existing single-family homes and condominiums – increased 13 percent in the third quarter of 2011, from 6,498, a year earlier to 7,323, according to the Broward Council of the MIAMI Association of REALTORS and the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) systems. Broward sales of existing single-family homes… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: David Daso, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Fort Lauderdale Realtors and Real Estate Professionals David has many years experience in the South Florida real estate market as both an agent (6 years) and an… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Richard Ives, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Fort Lauderdale Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Working as a full time Licensed Real Estate Broker within the greater Fort Lauderdale real estate market for 10 years,… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Vickie Wish, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Fort Lauderdale Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Vickie can help you through one of the largest financial decisions you’re ever likely to make – buying or selling… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Jose Castillo, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Fort Lauderdale Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Jose takes great pride on his knowledge of the Fort Lauderdale real estate market, and of the inns and outs… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Tim Singer, Fort Lauderdale

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Fort Lauderdale Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Tim is a Fort Lauderdale area realtor with a staff of full-time Ft. Lauderdale real estate professionals, and is very… Read more »

FL: Investors Buying Up Fort Lauderdale Condos

Investment groups completed two more Broward County bulk condo deals in the past week. Last Friday, Miami-based Sonata Grand LLC, headed by Pierre Heafey, spent $9.7 million, or $173 a square foot, for 22 units at Sonata Beach Club in Pompano Beach, according to CondoVultures.com, a real estate consulting firm. This week, Village East Investment… Read more »

Gay Realty Watch: Ft. Lauderdale

Today, we’ll continue our look into local real estate markets with large gay and lesbian communities. Today, Ft. Lauderdale – Cruise Mecca, 365 Days of Sunshine, and Wilton Manors, one of the gayest cities in America. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on in the Ft. Lauderdale real estate market at the moment: Investors Buying… Read more »