Fort Lauderdale is commonly referred to as the Venice of America for its many intricate waterways. The majority of waterfront homes in east Fort Lauderdale are located on canals with direct ocean access. Fort Lauderdale waterways are arranged so that canals with ocean access feed into the Intracoastal Waterway, which leads to the Atlantic Ocean. Let’s not forget about the beautiful New River, Stranahan River and Tarpon River, which all run through Fort Lauderdale lead to the Intracoastal Waterway!
When thinking of Fort Lauderdale waterfront real estate, here are a few things to consider before making the leap: