The Real Deal Miami

Brokers don’t stop for stormy weather in South Florida

By Alexander Britell | August 26, 2010 10:30AM

From the South Florida website: While it’s been about five years since the last time South Florida saw a real hurricane, Hurricane Wilma, a heretofore-calm season looks to be heating up, with the latest tropical storm forming in the Atlantic southwest of Cape Verde. While the prospect of a hurricane is a bit terrifying, unless a true hurricane arrives, in a still-rebuilding South Florida market it means business as usual for brokers.”It doesn’t change anything,” said realtor Lana Belenky of Sunny Isles Miami Real Estate. “People are still buying and selling.” Hurricane season started June 1, and if the weather gets to the level of a heavy tropical storm or hurricane, though, showing homes grinds to a halt, she said. [more]