Miami Beach Realtor Ines was born in Nicaragua and came to the USA in 1973 to continue her college education. She married Dr. Gary Flax in 1975. Gary trained at UC San Francisco California and was an active Obstetrician & Gynecologist in private practice in Hollywood Florida for over 20 years. In 1999 he retired to South Beach and Ines began her career in Real Estate. They both reside full time at The Michael Graves Building, 1500 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida 33139.
Ines was a Dean's List, President's List, and Honor International Business Graduate of FAU, class of 1979. A Florida resident since 1977, Ines moved to South Beach in 1999, joined Temple Emanuel in 1999, The Greater Miami Board of Realtors in 2000, the Miami Beach Leadership Academy in 2003, the Legends Society in 2005, The Master Broker in 2006 and was named the Miami Beach Hispanic Citizen of the Year in 2009.
Passionate about people, Real Estate, and South Beach, Ines entered Real Estate to make a difference and to help you, THE CONSUMER, to provide YOU with solid, sound, and honest advice when selling, purchasing or leasing a property. Her smart marketing and intelligent representation is legendary. Her focus and objective is to take all the hassle and stress out of any transaction and to help her clients achieve their real estate goals and dreams. Her knowledge of the local market is unmatched, and her local and international connections are extensive. She is active in, among other things, the local arts and politics. Her involvement in the community allows her to keep tabs of who is who and the latest happenings around town.
Ines rose to the top quickly and has become one of the most trusted and powerful realtors in the industry. Consistently ranked at the top 1% worldwide, top 10 in Miami-Dade, Florida 100, and #1 Oceanfront Specialist in Miami Beach.
She has won numerous awards, including: WOMAN OF POWER; MASTER BROKER; LEGENDS SOCIETY; and 2009 HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARD for the City of Miami Beach. Despite these accolades, she believes her greatest accomplishments are: freeing her Dad from a communist jail in Nicaragua 1981, raising her daughter Nina, a National Merit Scholar Finalist, 2002 Duke graduate with honors and 2005 Harvard Law School graduate, who now practices corporate law (specializing in mergers and acquisitions) at Mayer Brown in Chicago; raising her nephew, Ricardo Suarez, a Dentist in private practice in West Covina, California who graduated from USC Dental School, class of 2000; sponsoring an art exhibit for local artists during the week of Basel at the Michael Graves Building; and working for numerous local and regional charities such as the Children's Home Society, Miami City Ballet, NCJW and JAFCO.
Ines is fearless and tireless, believing that nothing is beyond her reach or ability. To her, real estate is about helping others achieve their goals and dreams. She is there for you, every step of the way, by your side, advising you, educating you, or providing the best market analysis in the industry. She brings full disclosure to every transaction, always thinking of her client's best interest. She wants her clients to be able to make a decision with all the facts on the subject property and neighborhood, ensuring lasting satisfaction with the real estate experience. Her greatestest reward in business is knowing that her clients are happy with their purchases, sales and rentals.
Being sharp, smart, quick, energetic and detail-oriented have led Ines to be the #1 Oceanfront Agent in Miami Beach with over $500,000,000 in sales, including record sales at: 1500 OCEAN DRIVE; ICON; OCEAN PLACE; CANYON RANCH; GORLIN @ AQUA; BENTLEY BAY; WAVERLY; MERIDIAN LOFT; ST TROPEZ; and MUSEUM PARK.
Ines sells more because she does more! And it does not cost more to work with the best.