The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show Is Here

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Author: Rich Barnhart

Fort Lauderdale Boat ShowWell its that time of year again, when the yachties and boating enthusiasts swarm to Fort Lauderdale from all over the world for the “Daddy of Them All” – The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Known as both the “Venice of America” and the “Yachting Capital of the World” we are proud to share our amazing city with those that love our boating lifestyle. As a real estate company specializing in waterfront property, we love this time of year and welcome our visitors and hope some of them will decide to stay. After all, if you buy a new boat at the show, you’ll need somewhere to park it. Read our free Boater’s Guide to Buying a Home for more information and tips on buying waterfront real estate. To browse our huge database of waterfront property, try our Property Search or Map Search functionality. If you’d prefer to have us do the work, then give us a call and we’d be happy to perform a custom MLS search for you.

Dates: Thursday Oct. 28th – Monday Nov 1, 2010

The fun starts this Thursday and goes until Monday afternoon. Show times are from 10:00am – 7:00pm every day except Monday when the show closes early at 5:00pm. Thursday is the Prime Time Preview, so if you want to avoid the crowds and don’t mind the $32 ticket, this is a your opportunity to be the first into the show. All other days tickets are $18 ($16 online).  The show is split between the Broward County Convention Center and the Bahia Mar/Hall of Fame/Las Olas Marina complex. The convention center hosts the exhibits, booths and smaller boat displays and the big boy boats are all at the marina. You get get in between the two locations by bus or water taxi. For more information visit the Show Management web site.

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Remember: If you buy a boat that is too big for your house, we can help you find a bigger house ;0).

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Blog Author:

Rich Barnhart

Rich is the broker and owner of By The Sea Realty and a frequent contributor to the company's real estate blog.

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