“Does the property flood during the king tides?”
Fort Lauderdale Realtor Julie Jones says that is one of the first things her buyers ask these days.
“The days of just smiling sweetly and saying, ‘Oh no, it’s not a problem,’ are clearly gone,” she said.
Jones gathered with other business people, scientists and local officials Monday in a Fort Lauderdale conference room … with the water rising outside the building. They had a message to South Florida and Washington: We need to do something.