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Picking Retirement Destinations? Factor in Climate Change’s Impact with new Realtor.com® Climate Change Risk Features


Realtor.com is adding severe heat, wind, and air quality climate risks to its property listings. Over 40% of homes face climate risk, prompting insurers like State Farm and Allstate to stop offering new homeowner policies in California and Florida.


USA Today recently reported, Realtor.com announced Wednesday that it will add features that will provide climate risk information on listings.


The company said that the three features will show the heat, wind and air quality risks associated with a property.


Listings currently show a property's fire and flood risks.


Realtor.com said in a press release that over 40% of homes are at severe or extreme risk when it comes to heat, wind and air quality.


A 2023 report from Harvard University estimated that 60 million U.S. homes are currently vulnerable to climate disasters. (To continue reading, click here)

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