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Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Here in Los Angeles we have Smoke & CO detectors part of the closing requirements....Endre

Sep 28, 2017 11:44 PM
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Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Yes in California.  

Sep 29, 2017 04:49 AM
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Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,e-Pro
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
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Yes, simply put, required and the appraisers and inspectors know it.

Sep 29, 2017 04:48 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

Yes & they are fully enforced. I still can't believe how many people do not have a CO2 detector in their house.

Sep 29, 2017 02:19 PM
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Jim Cheney
Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA - Santa Rosa, CA
Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055

Yes, both are required as well as having your hot water heater strapped and braced to the wall.

Sep 29, 2017 07:15 AM
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Corinne Guest, Managing Broker
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
The Choice of Professionals

Yes and enforced for closings.

Sep 29, 2017 07:10 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Yes, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors

Sep 29, 2017 05:12 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
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In CT they require Smoke & Carbon Monoxide detectors. Makes perfect sense except in those instances where it makes no sense, like when there's no Gas running & there is no Garage.

Sep 29, 2017 05:07 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Yes.  Chapter 766 of the Health and Safety Code requires one family or two family dwellings to have working smoke detectors installed.

Sep 29, 2017 04:20 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor

Yes it does, for quite a few years now.

Sep 29, 2017 01:12 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
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Absolutely, I am sure that they all do.

Sep 29, 2017 07:43 PM
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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Smoke Detectors Florida Statutes

Sep 29, 2017 06:46 PM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

It is a state requirement that the seller of a home have working smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. A seller expense.

Sep 29, 2017 10:49 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes, they're both required by the contract and the bank's appraiser.  Need to meet state fire code.

Sep 29, 2017 09:59 AM
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Kasie Smith
The K Company Realty - Fort Morgan, CO
Rural living REALTOR in NE Colorado

Yes. From the Colorado Contract to Buy:

10.9. Carbon Monoxide Alarms. Note: If the improvements on the Property have a fuel-fired heater or appliance, a fireplace, or an attached garage and include one or more rooms lawfully used for sleeping purposes (Bedroom), the parties acknowledge that Colorado law requires that Seller assure the Property has an operational carbon monoxide alarm installed within fifteen feet of the entrance to each Bedroom or in a location as required by the applicable building code.

Sep 29, 2017 08:56 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

Oh, yes.... you know them well, Doug Dawes 

Sep 29, 2017 08:27 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing

Yes like Endre Barath, Jr. stated.  A

Sep 29, 2017 07:48 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker

Yes. We must comply with installation of smoke and carbon detectors in homes.

Sep 29, 2017 07:43 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Oh, yes, both NC & SC do - and have for as long as I can remember.

Sep 29, 2017 06:32 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

NH does not, my city has them for new homes and for multi famiy homes only

Sep 29, 2017 05:58 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
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We have local requirements.

Maryland’s Smoke Alarm Law requires the replacement of all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old. This applies to both hard-wired and battery-operated smoke alarms.  

Sep 29, 2017 05:57 AM
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Nathan Gesner
American West Realty & Management - Cody, WY
Broker / Property Manager

Yes, they are required by state law but it isn't heavily enforced.

Sep 29, 2017 05:46 AM
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Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
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Amanda's Law here...  Need at least one on the "lowest level with bedrooms". 

Sep 29, 2017 05:23 AM
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Mike Cooper
Cornerstone Business Group Inc - Winchester, VA
Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro

Not in the real estate code, but our state follows the National Electrical Code standards. 

Sep 29, 2017 05:10 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I would say somewhat but not enforced.

Sep 29, 2017 04:57 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Yes, for some years. Compliance can be an issue!

Sep 29, 2017 04:55 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Probably but for sure Miami-Dade County does.

Sep 29, 2017 03:55 AM
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Paul Antonelli
NextHome Antonelli Realty - Saint Cloud, FL
Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty

Nothing that has ever come up

Sep 29, 2017 03:39 AM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

We must have smoke alarms, but no requirements on voice capabilities.

Oct 04, 2017 08:50 PM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Yes since 2009, Co detector within all bedrooms

Oct 03, 2017 12:43 PM
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Praful Thakkar
eXp Realty - Andover, MA
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Doug Dawes - well, being in MA, we know we have....

Sep 30, 2017 09:04 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

Yes, each seller has to have it according to retrofit standards. Besides CO detector is required to pass an appraiser inspection.

Sep 30, 2017 08:16 AM
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Andrew Mooers
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

The paperwork for a new buyer to sign that says you will put in if there is not already one is in place. That slip of parchment gets signed at the sit down to pass the keys, slide the check please. But no one comes around to police to see if the buyer did install a smoke / co detector.

Sep 30, 2017 05:11 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
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New homes, apartments and commercial buildings have to have them.

Sep 29, 2017 08:12 PM
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Yes we have smoke detectors, but no requirements for CO detectors. 

Sep 29, 2017 03:51 PM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Doug Dawes Yes, we have smoke/CO detector codes in place.

Sep 29, 2017 07:46 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI NMLS#1483386
Realty One Group - Carlsbad, CA
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Yes, Florida with limitations, and California definitely

Sep 29, 2017 07:21 AM
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Jeff Dowler
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad

Yes for both and have for some time. There is a statutory seller disclosure on this

Sep 29, 2017 07:10 AM
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Christine Kankowski North SD and Temecula
House Match Inc - Poway, CA
Excellent Sales and Property Management

CAlifornia- new laws include having 10 year nonremovable batteries. For Landlords, they are required to test them and make sure they are operational and do safety checks.   Landlord repsonsibility, not tenants. 

Sep 29, 2017 06:39 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Yes for rentals and sales these are mandatory

Sep 29, 2017 06:36 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Yes it does

Sep 29, 2017 05:49 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Appears to be a city requirement

Sep 29, 2017 05:39 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Only for multifamily and commercial buildings.

Sep 29, 2017 05:16 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes

Sep 29, 2017 04:40 AM