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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
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I do not believe anything reported on the news.  

 

 

May 16, 2022 11:16 AM
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Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
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I am always skeptical of such broad statements and would need a lot more information to offer an opinion. Are they saying that is the case currently or is it based on future projections and assumptions. Some facts supporting that statement would be helpful.

 

May 16, 2022 12:19 PM
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Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
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What kind of fire risk? House, auto, wildfire, cooking, space heaters, explosion, playing with matches or all of the above?

May 16, 2022 11:14 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
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Insurance company advertorial?

May 16, 2022 02:30 PM
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
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Could be true as an estimate from some "educated prognosticator". A quick internet search brought up this article from CNN in today's news: These are the places with the highest wildfire risk in the US

Over 10% of the U. S. population lives in California and we know extreme fire danger is found there.

May 16, 2022 10:42 AM
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Shayne Stone
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Would it make a difference in my life? 

 

May 16, 2022 12:51 PM
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Susan Emo
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Sounds like an incendiary statistic ;)

May 16, 2022 05:51 PM
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Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

As Carla Freund brought up what kind of fire risk? That being said if it is forest fires, yes I would believe it we have a lot of forested areas with high populations around them. Last year we had a heat dome after that most of BC was on fire, then in Nov we had massive floods.

May 16, 2022 05:23 PM
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Kathy Streib
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Hi Will- haven't read it but I'd have to have more information. 

May 16, 2022 10:33 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
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Where did you hear that?
What area?

To 'average that' nationally is weird, if that's what it is. 

May 16, 2022 10:12 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist nailed it. NBC- never been correct. ABC - Always been contrived and CBS - constant bull _hit!

May 17, 2022 04:34 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
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Call me a Skeptic!

May 16, 2022 05:29 PM
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Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY
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not really sure.  but ok if you think so.  

May 16, 2022 11:52 AM
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Alan May
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I don't think I'm part of that 1 in 6 here in the greater Chicago area.

May 16, 2022 11:01 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Probably true for those areas that are exposed to it. Random risk? Unlikely

May 16, 2022 10:43 AM
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John Meussner
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Sure, but I'd venture to guess it's due to some densely populated cities being in "fire country".  Los Angeles is the most densely populated area in the country and the entire area is a tinder box.

May 16, 2022 10:53 AM
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Gary Frimann, CRS, GRI, SRES
Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates - Gilroy, CA
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Yes.  The drought has made it a real threat.

May 17, 2022 11:03 AM
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Caroline Gerardo
Sun West Mortgage Corporation - Newport Beach, CA
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West Coast drought includes a big number of people. I have no idea how many live in risk zones. 

May 17, 2022 09:38 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
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well everyone is at fire risk if they have a house.  Now the % of risk would be less than 1% to significantly more depending on maintenance.  If you have squirrels in the attic checking on your wires it probably increases the risk. 

May 17, 2022 09:23 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
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Mostly driven by California, I'm sure.  It's probably a sensationalized number.

May 17, 2022 07:52 AM
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Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
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We all in fire risk

Jun 16, 2022 11:21 PM
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Jeff Pearl
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Maybe in California, but I'd say No. How could anyone possibly know that?

May 21, 2022 12:12 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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Fire risk is increasing in many parts of the world due to dryer conditions. 

May 18, 2022 11:16 AM
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Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
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house fire? forest fire?  My state does control burns in forests to lower the risk.

May 17, 2022 02:48 PM
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Bob Crane
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Depends on what type of fire risk they are talking about.

May 17, 2022 11:16 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
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I'm with Alan here in the Chicago area. We don't have wildfires here but we sure have our fill of house fires with no smoke detectors.

May 17, 2022 05:37 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
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How many folks have a grill in the back yard?
Have a mower with an internal combustion engine.
Have ever lite a candle?
I think they understated the alarm.
Alarmism is the new media religion.
A related article in last evenings news was 'everyone' is living is living in fear. (Tops market in Buffalo) The intent was gun control, but the reality is we have all just emerged from a pandemic that threatened to kill us all.
Alarmism is the new media religion.

May 17, 2022 05:00 AM