Easily accessible to several major highways, Lauderhill is a lively city located in Broward County, Florida. It is not only popular among families, but also among corporate interests dealing in a wide range of businesses. The city of more than 71,000 residents is bordered by Tamarac and Lauderdale to the north and northeast, Plantation to the south, and the City of Sunrise to the west. It is an important community in the Miami metro area covering a total land area of just about 8.5 square miles.
Lauderhill is one of two major developments in America whose developments were mainly traced to off-the-shelf architectural designs – the other is Montauk in New York. The designs by Andrew Geller were on display to the public at the popular departmental store chain Macy’s. Lauderhill was developed by Herbert Sadkin, the same developer who successfully built homes in Montauk between 1963 and 1964. The popular Inverrary Country Club, built in 1970, helped to boost the popularity of the community.
Sadkin originally called the town Sunnydale. A friend of his, William Safire, was said to have convinced him into changing the name given its seeming similarity to a Brooklyn neighborhood. Before Lauderhill was chosen, the town developer had protested that the area had no hills. Safire reportedly responded thus: “There are probably no dales in Lauderdale, either!” That was how the current name was adopted.
As of 2010 U.S. Census, there were 66,887 people living in Lauderhill, revealing an increase in population by about eight times from the level in 1970. A more recent estimate showed there are more than 71,500 now living in the city, which is home to many people born outside the United States. A significant percentage of residents are from the West Indies, most notably Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Haiti. Most of those living in Lauderhill are relatively young. The median age was calculated at 35 years in 2000.
The most popular communities in the city include Inverrary, Environ, Manors of Inverrary, International Village and Castle Apartments. The Inverrary neighborhood served mainly as a Jewish retirement community and vacation home for snowbirds until the early 1990s. But it has become more diverse as people of different races now live there. Lauderhill is home to the Inverrary Country Club of the Jackie Gleason Inverrary Classic fame which has hosted many big names in the world of golf, including Jack Nicklaus, John Miller and Lee Trevino.
Lauderhill boasts access to an abundance of attractions to excite both residents and visitors. These include Fort Lauderdale Historical Museum, Stranahan House, Flamingo Gardens and Markham Park. In addition to its championship golf courses, the city features several other recreational facilities, including parks, swimming pools, tennis courts, and even a cricket field.
This north-central Broward County community is a nice place to call home. It puts several of South Florida's major attractions within your reach. With its location in the proximity of Interstates 75, 95 and 595 as well as Florida Turnpike, Lauderhill has attracted, and continues to appeal to, numerous businesses in diverse industries.
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Currently Lauderhill has 378 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 01/22/2021. Of these properties, 57 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Lauderhill, and 307 condos are for sale by their owners in Lauderhill. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Lauderhill, is $304,290, the average condo price in Lauderhill, is $225,712. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $151. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 2,447 of properties sold in Lauderhill. Of these properties, 792 single family homes have sold by their owners in Lauderhill, and 1,473 condos have sold by their owners in Lauderhill. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Lauderhill, is $223,715. Single family homes have been selling for 141 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Lauderhill, is $168,263. Condos have been selling for 79 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Lauderhill, are: Environ (30 For Sale), Manors Of Inverrary (27 For Sale), Inverrary (26 For Sale), Castle Apts (21 For Sale), Cassa Georgetown (18 For Sale), International Village (10 For Sale), Las Vistas (10 For Sale), The Greens Of Inverrary (8 For Sale), Flair (8 For Sale), City Of Lauderhill (6 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 01/22/2021