“It would be a hard sell I think if the American buyer had to decide between nice trim and a home that could withstand a hurricane.
We like bigger and better here in States. and so I think for a lot of people it’s hard to give up that size. Personally now, I think its better going smaller and having the mental and the financial security.
The joke in our neighborhood is they call us the neighborhood safe house. And they’re all like ‘we’re coming to your house when the storm comes’. And we’re like ‘okay just bring beer and a cot and we’ll have a party’.”