Economy

To realtors, Miami Heat players look like ball-dribbling dollar signs

Since announcing he would be bringing his talents to South Beach, LeBron James has been called a one-man stimulus package for South Florida -- but among the area's real estate circles, the Miami Heat's entire starting lineup looks like a walking, dribbling dollar sign. At least four of the Heat's highest-paid players are looking for a place to live.

With hundreds of millions of dollars of net worth combined, the Heat's newest acquisitions -- James, Chris Bosh, Mike Miller and Zydrunas Ilgauskas -- could each drop millions on a new South Florida pad in the coming months.

Add Dwyane Wade to that list of high-end house-hunters -- the Heat's top scorer recently sold his six-bedroom Pinecrest mansion, and with the ink still wet on his $107 million dollar, six-year contract, he's looking for flashy new digs.

With the influx of vertically gifted men with eight-figure salaries, real estate agents -- and multimillionaires trying to sell their homes -- are watching, speculating and maneuvering like a small forward aiming for an offensive rebound.

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