Gary Hennes has left his digs at Coldwell Banker and gone solo--although he's keeping the same office at 16th and Pennsylvania, with only his name is on the door. As one of the Beach's top Art Deco-conversion cheerleaders, he's encouraging homeowners to fight the temptation to "flip" and instead to hang on to their properties--and has published a list of reasons why Miami (or Miami Beach, specifically) has a unique real estate market immune to the whims of national trends.
While some of his claims are entirely theoretical, #2 on his list ("Limited supply") does point out Miami's geographic advantages: limited desirable land, as is the case in urban areas like Manhattan and San Francisco, ensures escalated real estate values as long as the cities continue to be desirable places to live. And if that changes...the value of real estate is only one issue on a long list of worries.
For his list, read below: