Pembroke Pines Florida – Recent Home Sales Prices

Pembroke Pines home sales that recently closed.Many residents of this city work in Miami-Dade County due to its proximity and live in Pembroke Pines due to it’s relative affordability and the lifestyle it offers.  If you’re in the market for an affordable single-family home in this area, you should have no problem finding one… even if you’re looking for one with a pool and/or lake views.

The real estate market conditions in South Florida of recent times has allowed for more affordable housing for anyone considering buying a home in Pembroke Pines and elsewhere.  The inventory of homes for sale in South Florida is still high, allowing for more choices for home buyers.  Additionally, mortgage rates are still at historically low levels… all something to think about if you’re still “sitting on the fence”.

Below is a sampling of recent home sale prices* in Pembroke Pines, Florida (sold/closed sales over the past 2-3 months through the date of this post).

[BR=Bedroom, BA=Bathroom, CG=Car Garage]

Recent Single-Family Home Sales Prices in Pembroke Pines, FL:

  • Brittany Bay/Silver Lakes – 3BR/2BA/2CG/Lake – $330,000
  • Chapel Lake Estates – 4BR/2.5BA/2CG – $385,000
  • Chapel Trail – 3BR/2BA/2CG – $312,000
  • Encantada – 4BR/3BA/2CG/Pool – $419,000
  • Estancia – 3BR/2BA/2CG – $305,000
  • Grand Palms – 4BR/3BA/2CG/Pool – $589,000
  • Keystone Lake – 4BR/2.5BA/2CG/Pool & Lake – $455,000
  • Laguna Isles – 3BR/2BA/2CG/Pool & Lake – $362,500
  • Pembroke Falls – 5BR/3.5BA/3CG/Pool & Lake $575,000
  • Pembroke Isles – 3BR/2.5BA/2CG – $386,250
  • Pembroke Shores – 4BR/3BA/3CG – $480,000
  • Walnut Creek – 4BR/2.5BA/2CG – $367,500

Recent Condo and Townhome Sales Prices in Pembroke Pines, FL:

  • Cedarwoods – 2BR/2BA – $198,500
  • Flamingo Villas – 4BR/3BA – $280,000
  • Malibu Bay – 3BR/2.5BA – $257,000
  • Monte Carlo Townhomes – 2BR/2.5BA/1CG – $230,000
  • Pelican Pointe – 2BR/2.5BA/1CG/Lake – $250,000
  • Pierpointe II – 2BR/1.5BA – $200,000
  • The Courtyards at Grand Palm – 3BR/2.5BA/1CG – $309,000
  • The Waterways – 3BR/2BA/1CG – $275,000

*As reported on the Southeast Florida MLS. <– View listings of South Florida homes for sale!

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Lake Okeechobee Water Level Update

Southeast Florida drought conditionsJust five days after the U.S. government unveiled a new website – Drought.gov – the South Florida Water Management District announced today that “seasonal rains did not sufficiently replenish regional water supplies to meet the coming dry season’s demands.”  With Lake Okeechobee registering at 10.38 feet above sea level yesterday, it is 1.15 feet below its previous historic low for this date (26 years ago in 1981).  This time last year, the lake was 2.29 feet higher.  The SFWMD news release continues:

“Because Lake Okeechobee serves as a primary backup water supply to more than five million South Floridians in the District’s Lower East Coast, residents there must continue to observe current modified Phase II restrictions, even though local rainfall has seemed plentiful.  Residents are also encouraged to conserve water within the home to help stretch regional supplies.”  With that in mind, here are some helpful resources:

– You can get Lake Okeechobee water level updates here

– The American Red Cross offers some excellent indoor and outdoor water conservation tips

Are you water-wise?  Take the home water audit and find out! 

– Meanwhile, this list started out with 100 Water Saving Tips but somehow ended up with 111.  🙂

Broward County Events – Fair, Expo and Christmas Festivities

 ::  To view Broward County Events for DECEMBER 2007, click here.  ::

The following are upcoming Broward County events scheduled for this November.  There’s a terrific variety of events to pick from this month… you’re bound to find one you’ll want to go to!

  • Broward County FairBroward County Fair at the Fort Lauderdale Stadium (November 15-25, 2007) – over 100 rides, games and attractions!
  • Dine Out Lauderdale (October 1st-November 15, 2007) – 35 of Greater Fort Lauderdale’s top restaurants are offering 3-course menus for $35.
  • SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch – Riverwalk in downtown Fort Lauderdale (the first Sunday of every month from 11 a.m. -2 p.m.).  Jazz music performed on four stages along the historic New River.  Bring a picnic basket, blanket, chairs, children and even your dog! For more information call the 24-hour hotline: 954-828-5363.
  • The Radio City Christmas Spectacular is a 90-minute production starring The Rockettes (November 8-December 2, 2007) – at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • Fort Lauderdale Fall Home Design and Remodeling Show at the Broward County Convention Center (November 9-12, 2007) –  features a variety of vendors offering remodeling/home improvement services, interior & exterior home services, furnishings and accessories.
  • Christmas on Las OlasFestival of Trees (November 16th) at the Galleria Mall in Fort Lauderdale – trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses designed, decorated and donated by supporters of the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale and available for purchase.
  • South Florida Travel Expo at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention Center (November 17-18,2007) – various travel seminars, food & wine tastings, family entertainment, scuba diving lessons, and travel publications (including book signings).
  • The 42nd Annual Christmas on Las Olas (November 27, 2007) – Christmas festivities on Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale including ‘Snow Mountain’, photos with Santa, carolers, performers and lighting displays to feed the holiday spirit.  Then “Holiday Happenings” highlights this popular boulevard every Tuesday in December.