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Hurry! Our One-of-a-Kind Hollywood Lakes Home Is Sure to Sell Quickly!

Hollywood LakesAre you the kind of South Florida home buyer who prides yourself on being a discerning buyer with impeccable tastes? Are you looking for a piece of real estate in South Florida that really stands out and makes a statement?

If so, then you’re sure to fall in love with our recent listing at 1136 Tyler Street in Hollywood Lakes.

This incredible residence is truly unique, with a distinctive character and a warm charm that’s evident from the street!

Continue reading to discover why we don’t expect this piece of Hollywood, Florida real estate to stay available for long!

4 Reasons Our Hollywood Lakes Home for Sale is So Desirable

Hollywood Lakes 2First, this home boasts a whopping 4,982 square feet of living space, including 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. This will give the next owners plenty of room to grow!

Second, this home features top-of-the-line kitchen appliances as well as a sophisticated design created to attract modern buyers.

Third, this home features the sought-after guest cottage, perfect for entertaining out of town guests or enjoying some quality time with the in-laws.

And fourth, this home boasts a large and lushly landscaped backyard that included a heated-salt water swimming pool, summer kitchen and covered terrace. Talk about luxury!

But wait! There’s More!

Hollywood Lakes 3Here are some other interior features in this home that are sure to grab your attention:

  • Oversized double lot
  • Home office
  • Personal gym
  • Marble flooring
  • Wood flooring
  • And more!

Every room you walk through in this house, you’ll be able to notice the builder’s fine attention to detail and dedication to quality.  There are plenty of gorgeous homes in the Hollywood Lakes community but this one certainly stands out as being the best of the best!

You’ll Love Living in Hollywood Lakes

Hollywood Lake 4This distinctive and historic neighborhood (located conveniently off the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean) has been making home owners quite happy since it was first established in 1925 by Joseph Young.

This family-friendly community boasts single-family homes, apartments and hotels and is a great place to set down roots!

Meanwhile, you’ll live just minutes away from such incredible communities as Aventura and Golden Beach. Plus, Fort Lauderdale is just 15 minutes away and Miami is 25 minutes away!

Is This Your South Florida Dream Home?

If so, then please take a moment to contact me, Scott Patterson, your #1 South Florida Realtor®.

I would love to assist you by helping you schedule a showing of this property, which is currently priced at $1,449,000.

I’ll also be happy to answer any lingering questions you may have about this property as well as offer some valuable home buying resources!

Until next time,


Incredible Piece of Hollywood, Florida Real Estate Available Now!

Are you a South Florida home buyer looking for the ideal piece of land to purchase so that you can build your perfect home?

If so, then I recommend you check out this piece of Hollywood Florida real estate.

Located at 1018 S Northlake Drive, this property is a blank canvas just waiting for the right buyer to come along to build an unforgettable home on an already amazing piece of land.

This Piece of Hollywood Real Estate Has Much to Offer!

1018 Southlake DriveThis half acre lot – which totals 85 feet by 232 feet – features a new seawall as well as a lovely dock, meaning that you’ll be able to keep personal watercraft at your home.

Located in the eclectic neighborhood of Hollywood Lakes, this community is a great find on the Hollywood real estate market!

And because of its location on S. Northlake, this property also provide residents with ample watersport recreational options.

What’s more, this generous-sized lake is known for its stunning water views as well as the tranquility it offers residents who live along its edge.

Have any boaters in your family? They’ll be thrilled to learn that Northlake actually connects with the Intracoastal Waterway, which then feeds into the Atlantic Ocean – all without any fixed bridges obstructing the way!

For those who prefer different types of recreational amenities, there are also a number of other attractions located within the vicinity, such as Hollywood Beach, dining and shopping attractions and Young Circle.

Plus, there is always something going on in nearby Fort Lauderdale and Miami!

Your Dedicated South Florida REALTOR®

If you would like to learn more about this beautiful property on the South Florida real estate market, please make sure to contact me, Scott Patterson, today.

I would love to assist you by answering any lingering questions you may have and also scheduling a showing for you.

For now, make sure to check out the aerial video I made of this property above!

Until next time,



Build The Home of Your Dreams in Hollywood, Florida

Interested South Florida home buyers navigating the market have the rare opportunity to build the home of their dreams in Hollywood, Florida.

This is a unique and rare large waterfront lot, located at 1010 S. Northlake Drive, in the Hollywood Lakes section, this property is 85-feet-by-228-feet, which equates to about a half acre.

If you’re interested in living in South Florida but want the freedom to build your own home, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Hollywood, FL Real Estate For Sale

101 Southlake HollywoodThis lot in Hollywood Florida already has plenty to offer interested buyers.

This property features a new seawall and dock. It also boasts a desirable location with Hollywood Lakes, which is a popular and idyllic neighborhood.

What’s more, this property is located on S. Northlake, giving residents access to a sizeable lake that offers expansive water views. It’s great for privacy as well!

And here’s another bonus to living on Northlake: this body of water leads directly to the Intracoastal Waterway, with continuing access to the Atlantic Ocean. And with no fixed bridges along the way, it will be smooth sailing for you if you decide to spend an afternoon on the water.

Centrally-located in Hollywood, this property is also conveniently situated between all of the amenities that Fort Lauderdale and Miami have to offer.

Other amenities within walking distance include:

  • Hollywood Beach
  • Young Circle
  • Dining amenities
  • Shopping attractions
  • And more!

Plus, Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale International Airport is just a short distance away!

Helping You Invest in South Florida

If you’re interested in purchasing this beautiful lot in Hollywood, please make sure to contact me, Scott Patterson, your dedicated South Florida REALTOR®, today.

I’d love to answer any questions you may have as well as help you schedule a showing of the property.

Get a sneak peek now by checking out my aerial video of the property above!

Until next time,


South Florida Real Estate Market Recovery Ranked Best in the Nation

South Florida real estate salesThe South Florida real estate market is experiencing a larger bounce back than most housing markets around the nation.

Evidently, Palm Beach County, Broward County and Miami-Dade County are all seeing major jumps in their median sales price – making them some of the fastest improving markets in the country!

This is obviously great news for luxury South Florida home sellers who are hoping to get a respectable price for their South Florida property!

South Florida Home Sales

Here’s a breakdown of recent South Florida real estate market activity:

  • Broward County’s median price was $127,000, up 21 percent from the year before.
  • During that previous year, the median sales price in Broward County was $105,000.
  • That jump in Broward County was the highest jump of any housing market in the nation!
  • In Miami Dade County, the median sales price was $165,000, up 20 percent from the year before.
  • During that previous year, the median price in Miami-Dade was $138,000.

Although a lot of South Florida homes lost nearly half their value during the housing crisis, experts are now saying that the market is bouncing back from that drop.

Helping the situation is a lot of demand from investors as well as a shrinking supply of available South Florida homes for sale.

Rising rental prices are also driving more home buyers to the market.

List Your South Florida Home on the Market Now

South Florida home sellers who have been hesitant to list their home on the market in recent years can start doing so with confidence.

After all, given the recent data, it appears that home sales prices in the area are on a steady climb.

For help listing your home on the South Florida real estate market, please contact me, Scott Patterson.

I’m an experienced area REALTOR who can help you set the right list price on your home and create an effective marketing plan tailored to you.

For now, be sure to browse some of my online home-selling resources, such as:

Until next time,


Luxury South Florida Condos Planned for Aventura and Hollywood Florida

Two more luxury condominiums are coming to the South Florida real estate market, according to a recent article I read.

The Miami Herald reported that Property Markets Group is planning luxury condos for both Aventura and Hollywood!

Evidently, PMG is working with the well-respected architect Carlos Otton in planning these new projects.

This is tremendous news for interested South Florida condo buyers who are in the market for a luxury condominium.

Aventura and Hollywood, Florida Condos for Sale

Here’s some additional information about the two condominiums planned for Aventura and Hollywood.

In Hollywood, the 24-unit Sage Beach will feature two-, three- and four-bedroom residences.

These units will all come with private elevators, a plunge pool and grand foyer.

The units at Sage will range from 2,000 to 2,850 square feet and will have an average price per square foot of roughly $650.

In Aventura, PMG is planning a 190-unit condominium community known as ECHO.

This community will feature 2-, 3- and 4- bedroom floor plans with interior designs by Yabu Pushelberg.

In each one of these Aventura condominium units, interested South Florida buyers will find such desirable features as kitchens on each terrace, private elevators, Apple technology-compatible infrastructure and more!

ECHO’s units are expected to range from 1,600 to 4,000 square feet, with an average price per square foot of $550.

Find Your Dream South Florida Condominium Today!

The newest luxury condominiums that are currently in the planning stages are guaranteed to be quite distinctive on the South Florida real estate market!

If you’re interested in learning more about possibly investing at Echo in Aventura or Sage Beach in Hollywood, please contact me, Scott Patterson.

If, however, you’d prefer to continue looking for your dream South Florida residence, please be sure to check out some of these other residential neighborhoods in the area:

Until next time,



Hollywood Historic Home Tour Coming Soon to South Florida

Are you a South Florida resident who has a deep appreciation for historical homes and architecture? If so, I recommend you attend the Hollywood Historic Home Tour on February 26.

During the tour, residents will be able to check out 6 luxurious Lakes homes, as well as several antique cars that will be on display.

I’m excited to report that I will be the main sponsor for the event.

Continue reading to learn more about this annual event, which is now in its 11th year.

Tour Hollywood, Florida Homes

Incorporated in 1925, Hollywood was initially developed in reaction to the South Florida Boom times of the 1920s.

The community was meant to be a “city of dreams,” according to its original founder, Joseph Young.

Today, the community conjures images of luxury single-family homes and high-end hotels whenever it’s mentioned to South Florida residents.

Considered the 9th largest city in the state of Florida, Hollywood  is also known for its family-friendly atmosphere and deep historical roots, especially when it comes to its collection of historical homes.

That rich Hollywood history will be celebrated during the 11th annual Historic Homes Tour.

Here are the details:

  • When: 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, February 26

  • Where: Event starts at Art & Cultural Center, 1650 Harrison Street in Hollywood

  • Admission: $25  Advance ticket sales by mail available.

  • More Info: Proceeds benefit The Hollywood Historical Society, a 501c3 non-profit cultural organization.

  • Contact: Call 954-673-7739 or visit for more information

Relocating to Hollywood, Florida

Hollywood is a rich city, full of history and personality.

In fact, one of the reasons I love sponsoring the Hollywood Historic Home Tour each year is because it really showcases what makes Hollywood such a special and unique city.

If you’ve been thinking about investing in Hollywood real estate lately and making it your permanent home, be sure to contact me, Scott Patterson, your South Florida real estate expert.

I’ll be happy to tell you about the various residential communities in Hollywood as well as tell you about available listings in the area.

You can even start your South Florida home search today by checking out my user-friendly home search tools. These tools allow you to narrow down your search by price range.

For instance, you can:

Until next time,


2011 Real Estate Market Report for Hollywood Lakes in Hollywood Florida

Hollywood Lakes is a distinguished single-family home neighborhood located in Hollywood, Florida.

Over the years, this luxury South Florida neighborhood has gained a reputation for its unique eclectic architecture.

Homes in Hollywood Lakes were built starting in 1924, and range from 1,000 to 10,000 square feet.  The Lakes offer’s waterfront properties around Northlake and Southlake but there are also dry lots all in close proximity to the beach and new state of the art amphitheater.

During the first several months of 2011, there has been a lot of activity surrounding Hollywood Lakes homes for sale.

Continue reading to learn more about how Hollywood Lakes homes are faring on the South Florida luxury real estate market.

2011 Sales Data for Hollywood Lakes on the Hollywood, Florida Real Estate Market

Here’s a brief overview of the kind of activity that Hollywood Lakes properties for sale have seen on the South Florida real estate market:

  • Total Sales in 2011 YTD: 36
  • Highest List Price in 2011: $1,998,000
  • Lowest List Price in 2011: 229,900
  • Highest Priced Sale in 2011: $1.9 million
  • Lowest Priced Sale in 2011: $220,000
  • Maximum Square Footage on a Home Sold in 2011: 5503
  • Minimum Square Footage on a Home Sold in 2011: 1301
  • Minimum Days on the Market: 4
  • Maximum Days on the Market: 682

Hollywood, Florida Homes for Sale

In addition, residents are within just a short driving distance of all the high-end shopping and fine dining that Hollywood, Hallandale and Aventura have to offer.

If you’d like to learn more about homes for sale in the Hollywood Lakes subdivision – or any other Hollywood neighborhood – then contact me, Scott Patterson, your South Florida luxury real estate expert, today.

I’ll also  let you know about available listings and answer any questions you might have about surrounding communities, including:

Until next time,


South Florida Real Estate Market Update for June

Several South Florida cities saw increases in their property values in 2010, according to a recent article in The Miami Herald.

Although property values for both commercial and residential real estate are still down in Miami-Dade and Broward counties for 2010, they’re still doing considerably better than in 2008 or 2009.

Continue reading to learn more about how specific South Florida communities stacked up in terms of property values.

South Florida Property Values

According to the most recent data:

  • 10 municipalities in Miami-Dade County saw increases in value in 2010.  In contrast, all 37 municipalities saw decreases in value in 2009.
  • Downtown Miami saw the largest year-over-year value increases in South Florida.  The community’s tax base grew by 10.9 percent in 2010.  In 2009, Downtown Miami’s tax base decreased by 11.2 percent.
  • In 2009, new construction in downtown Miami was valued at $362 million.  In 2010, that value had climbed to $1.4 billion.
  • Key Biscayne’s taxable property value grew by 1.5 percent.
  • Sunny Isle’s taxable property value grew by 2.9 percent.
  • Pinecrest’s taxable property value grew by 0.8 percent.
  • New construction in Miami-Dade County fell from $2.7 billion to $1.5 billion.
  • New construction in Broward County also fell, from $1.5 billion to $633 million.
  • Homestead taxable property value fell by 9.6 percent. Still, that’s considerably better than in 2009, when property values in Homestead dropped by more than 31 percent.
  • Florida City’s taxable property value fell by 15.4 percent.

According to most South Florida real estate analysts, the recent numbers suggest that the South Florida real estate market has weathered the worst of the recent housing bust, but a complete recovery might not be for several months or even years.

Investing in South Florida Real Estate

Now is actually a fantastic time to invest in South Florida real estate.

Why? Because South Florida home values are still fractions of what they used to be before the South Florida housing bubble burst.

Thus, South Florida home buyers have the opportunity to get a great deal on a piece of South Florida real estate before prices start climbing.

If you’re interested in investing in South Florida real estate, then contact me, Scott Patterson.

As your South Florida real estate expert, I’ll answer any questions you might have about the South Florida real estate market as well as tell you about all of  South Florida neighborhoods, including:

Until next time,


Real Estate Market Report for Hollywood Lakes Subdivision in South Florida

A lot can change over the course of a year in the South Florida real estate market.

The home sales data for this historic neighborhood (located off the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean) is compared below during the first part of the year for 2010 and 2011.

Hollywood, Florida Real Estate

Here’s a look at closed sales data in Hollywood Lakes from Jan 1, 2010 to May 16, 2010.  Please keep in mind this is only for closed sales not active listings.

  • Total homes sold: 22
  • Minimum list price: $160,000
  • Maximum list price: $1,300,000
  • Minimum sales price: $99,000
  • Maximum sale price: $1,275,000
  • Minimum Days on the Market: 1
  • Maximum Days on the Market: 478

Now compare that with sales date for Hollywood Lakes between Jan. 1, 2011 and May 6, 2011:

  • Total homes sold: 17
  • Minimum list price: $235,000
  • Maximum list price: $619,000
  • Minimum sales price: $234,000
  • Maximum sale price: $580,000
  • Minimum Days on the Market: 6
  • Maximum Days on the Market: 401

One of the biggest conclusions I’ve drawn from this data is that the South Florida real estate market is beginning to stabilize and grow.

Consider This: 45 percent of homes that sold in that time period in 2010 were on the market for more than 100 days, compared with 41 percent in 2011.

And while sales prices are lower in 2011, they’re closer to the list price than in 2010, where the difference varied widely in some cases.

Thinking About Selling Your South Florida Home for Sale?

I can help! As your South Florida real estate expert, I have years of experience in successfully marketing South Florida homes for sale and getting a good price for home sellers.

Contact me, Scott Patterson, today to learn about all of the South Florida home seller resources I provide, including:

Until next time,




New South Florida Real Estate Website Unveiled to Help South Florida Home Buyers and Sellers

I  have some exciting news for interested South Florida home buyers and home sellers. We recently redesigned our website to make it easier for you to navigate the South Florida real estate market!

Here’s a look at some of the features we recently added or improved:

Personalized South Florida Real Estate Service

I strive to give every interested South Florida home buyer and home seller the best service possible.   That’s why we also added some of these social features to our website that helps us stay connected to you:

Thinking About Entering the South Florida Real Estate Market?

With our newly designed website, it’s never been easier to navigate the South Florida Real Estate market!

Contact me, Scott Patterson, your Aventura area real estate expert today, to learn more about what we can do for you.

Until next time,