- The 2020 wildfires are some of the worst in the history of the West Coast.
- Per a recent analysis by Realtor.com, roughly $8 billion worth of real estate is currently at risk in California and Oregon, which equates to over 23,700 homes.
- Top real estate agents up and down the coast describe why this year is different, and what it means for property values. It could actually be a good thing for urban areas.
- Jed Kolko, chief economist for jobs site Indeed, told Business Insider that while the fires may prompt some to move away, others with the financial means may become seasonal “firebirds,” like the “snowbirds” on the east coast.
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The 2020 wildfires are some of the worst in the history of the West Coast.
In recent weeks, dozens of fires have lit up California, Oregon, and Washington, burning both rural and