Conrad  Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor (Re/Max Professional Associates)

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DEANNA C. SMITH CERTIFIED MOBILE NOTARY
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Much higher than any documented records will ever show or divulge.   If they use them appropriately, I don't care.   If they use them wrongly, they should be taken away and barred from having one again.   My husband is retired law enforcement, you can guess whether our home has one.

Mar 01, 2016 08:35 AM
Rainer
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Val Evans
Scottsdale, AZ

Many more than what is reported. There's a reason why our country has never been invaded and we'd like to keep it that way!

Mar 01, 2016 07:37 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I have more than 1.  Can I sponsor someone who has 0?

Mar 01, 2016 06:25 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
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I'll take a guess at 35%. But really I have no idea.

Mar 01, 2016 09:50 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
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Stats say 1 in 3. I think the truth is much higher. I think people don't want to admit how many guns they own.

Mar 01, 2016 07:47 AM
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Fred Hafdelin
Weichert Realtors - Mountain Lakes, NJ

Legally about 65%.

Mar 01, 2016 09:04 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
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More than half would be my guess. 

Mar 01, 2016 08:43 AM
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Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Agent Retired

50% ?  I  know you know the answer.

Mar 01, 2016 08:36 AM
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Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
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I think the percentage is probably growing as people want to be preapred to protect themselves.

Mar 01, 2016 08:09 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Conrad Allen I would say over 50%.

Mar 01, 2016 08:08 AM
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Scott Lawson
America's Home loans - Santa Rosa, Petaluma Mortgage Broker - Santa Rosa, CA
Mortgage Broker FHA, VA, refinance or purchase

Declined for 4 decades to about 1 in 3, but spiked in the last few quarters to 41%. I suspect terrorism on our soil has been the major cause of the sudden increase...

Mar 01, 2016 07:55 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Guessing 75% ?

Mar 01, 2016 07:42 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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62.953%

Mar 01, 2016 07:40 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Conrad, that would be a great statistical piece of information to know.

Mar 01, 2016 07:04 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

a greater number than I want to think about.....and how many have a permit?  how many have them stored properly?  how many have children in the house? how many are psychopaths? I have another 100 questions to ask.... 

Mar 01, 2016 06:35 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Conrad,

You can count us out on that subject, and you definitely have me wondering. I look forward to the answer.  A

Mar 01, 2016 06:15 AM
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Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

I would think it's a high percentage, though I do not know Conrad Allen!  My best guestimate would be over 70%? 

Mar 01, 2016 10:01 AM
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James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
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Rough guess but I would put the number between 85-89%

Mar 01, 2016 09:54 AM
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Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

My guess would be about half the people own them legally and then there are the other percentage that we will never know.  The times are a changin -- and it seems to be a hot topic these days.

Mar 01, 2016 09:52 AM
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Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I can't wait for the answer. 

Mar 01, 2016 09:31 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
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Conrad Allen I don't know! Good question!

Mar 01, 2016 08:31 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

30%

Mar 01, 2016 08:26 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Less than people will admit to, especially in California where they're still trying to outlaw rifles, even with that stupid bullet button.

Mar 02, 2016 11:06 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I do not know.

Mar 01, 2016 11:57 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Way more than admit to it!

Mar 01, 2016 11:01 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

more than you know

Mar 01, 2016 09:42 PM
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Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
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Good morning Conrad. I would say over 50% and much higher than anyone knows.

Mar 01, 2016 06:19 PM
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Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
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 I don't know, and I'm sure it is a lot. – M

Mar 01, 2016 05:48 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

It's a high percentage, a sad reflection of people's lack of trust in neighborhood security.

Mar 01, 2016 04:15 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
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Conrad Allen I think it's 18.2%. (And if it is true, I am going to by Powerball ticket.)

Mar 01, 2016 03:41 PM
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
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I have no idea.

Mar 01, 2016 12:57 PM
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Darin Henderson
Holland Realty Services - Kirksville, MO
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I have never noticed a credible source for that info but would expect it to be over half and growing.

Mar 01, 2016 12:41 PM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

40%?

Mar 01, 2016 11:13 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Too many.

Mar 01, 2016 08:27 AM
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Linda Guess
Keller Williams Tri-Lakes Branson, MO - Branson, MO
Branson area real estate sales.

In Missouri, probably 90%.  I think California and Arizona would be a lower percentage.

Mar 01, 2016 08:21 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Too many I am sure

Mar 01, 2016 08:06 AM
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Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

I would guess about 50%

Mar 01, 2016 06:53 AM
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Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

I'm sure it is higher than I want to think it is. I don't own a gun and never will. I see no need for it, since I live in an area which hasn't seen a murder since 1988.

 

Mar 01, 2016 06:49 AM