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Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Not yet. They'd have to be able to outrun bullets around here.

Jan 26, 2018 05:44 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

There was a post about this not long ago, can't remember who.

My dog will, with G force, charge the security door, barking like she has balls that hang to the ground. Then, runs around to one of the side gates and rages.

FedEx and UPS are terrified of her and I'd like to assure them that it's okay but frankly, I don't want to. I don't advise coming to my door unsolicited.

PS: my neighbors on both sides have the same kind of dogs. Actually, theirs are worse-- mine's nice when you get to know her. I'm not sure about theirs. So no, we don't worry too much about such things.
Crooks don't like dogs.

Jan 26, 2018 05:43 AM
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Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

  Following UPS on Twitter is one thing; following a UPS truck as it make deliveries is another.

Jan 25, 2018 09:49 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Several years ago a homeless person stole my favorite sleeping bag off the clothes line, I let them keep it.

Jan 26, 2018 07:28 AM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

In our area it's a big deal. Out in the 'burbs I just have my packages delivered to the office. No pirates out here yet but I'm sure it's happened.

Jan 26, 2018 05:25 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

None that I know off. 

Jan 26, 2018 05:09 AM
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Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Not seeing much of it in my neighborhood. More often seeing deliveries made to the wrong door.

Jan 26, 2018 04:02 AM
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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

No problems that I know of - all deliveries go to PostNet!

Jan 26, 2018 03:56 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

we don't have that problem in my neighborhood.... I have three Franklin policemen living in my neighborhood.....

Jan 26, 2018 10:26 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Lots of packages are stolen in our area but I am not doing any chasing.

Jan 26, 2018 06:32 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

I haven't heard of any in my neighborhood.

Jan 26, 2018 06:00 AM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

So far my neighborhood has been spared this activity. I received a package sometime last evening and did not notice it until this morning sitting right in the open view to all.

Jan 26, 2018 05:38 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

It is horrible, I had someone try to steal my stuff but they got scared off by a neighbor. I have added cameras and a RING system i will soon write about. 

Jan 26, 2018 05:34 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I live in a secure building and  we recently had some attempts at stealing packages not inside the security door and a car parked outside lost its wheels one night. What is this world coming to?

Jan 26, 2018 04:57 AM
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Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, eXp Realty - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I haven't heard much about this criminal activity in this area, but I'd definitely do something if I caught someone trying to steal something off MY porch. If I saw them trying to steal from someone else, I'd take a quick photo and notify the police. 

Jan 26, 2018 03:12 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I gust we do not have problems that I know of, but my wife is home all day so she gets them right away.

 

Jan 26, 2018 12:04 PM
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Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent
BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE SIGNATURE SERVICE - Mississauga, ON
REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!

Luckily we haven't experienced that in my neighbourhood.... yet.... I just returned home and there was a package waiting for me from Amazon..

Jan 26, 2018 11:14 AM
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Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I haven't seen it in my area but many of us have cameras to discourage that kind of activity.

Jan 26, 2018 10:57 AM
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Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Moreso misdelivered packages. I've picked up atleast 1 of mine this past year & I've delivered a few to my neighbors. It's usually USPS, not UPS that does that. 

Jan 26, 2018 10:01 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

I saw something on the news the other night. In my area, Amazon deliveries are being thrown out of the truck. Wherever they land is where they are delivered. It is no wonder when packages are not truly delivered but merely dropped at the address. 

Jan 26, 2018 07:38 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

John Bear I have not seen or am aware of any problems here with this. However, if I have a package coming I usually track it to delivery just to be safe.

Jan 26, 2018 06:27 AM
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Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem
Innovative Realty Solutions Group - Winter Springs, FL
Residential Real Estate Broker Associate

Its rampant here in central FL, however , (knock on wood) npne in my neighborhood. We are a great neighborhood watch, and usually someone is outside throught the day, either working in yard, children playing, dog walking etc.. ( and its a dead end street!)

Jan 26, 2018 06:14 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Home owners need to catch up to the times.

But some HOAs prohibit the addition of a package screens by the front door.

Have some fun and set some traps. I have an old DeWalt case designated for that purpose.

Jan 26, 2018 05:48 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

We live directly across from a city park.  There is always people walking which help keep this activity to a minimum.

Jan 26, 2018 04:51 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

no

Jan 26, 2018 04:48 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

so far so good at our house

Jan 26, 2018 03:30 AM
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Mimi Foster
Falcon Property Solutions - Colorado Springs, CO
Voted Colorado Springs Best Realtor

We had so much nefarious activity in our neighborhood that we installed the RING system. Love everything about it - except when it rings when the birds land on the porch rail 

Jan 26, 2018 02:48 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

It happens out here, some see people's ring doorbells and turn around.

Jan 26, 2018 02:28 PM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

No pirates in our area.

Jan 26, 2018 10:11 AM
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Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

With the advent of new technology like Ring as they appraoch you can see them and say we are watching you....

Jan 26, 2018 08:31 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

They were active this Christmas.

Jan 26, 2018 08:29 AM
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Libby Cousins
Extraordinary Processing - Spokane, WA
Contract Mortgage Processor, licensed in WA

While we have not had an issue (yet, know on wood!), our neighborhood has been dealing with this off and on for years. We live at the end of a cul-de-sac and are off the main road through our development so I think that helps us. Many neighbors have Ring systems and cameras. We also have a lot of work-from-home or stay-at-home people that post suspicious activity on our neighborhood FB page. They are pretty vigilant about watching for cars that aren't recognized and will call the police. It also helps that we have quite a few police officers and sheriffs that live in the neighborhood so they come pretty quickly when called. And yes, they have caught a few. 

Jan 26, 2018 07:48 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

If given the opportunity...they will strike

Jan 26, 2018 07:12 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Not aware of such activity in our area in CT; in Miami condo, packages go to service desk. We monitor deliveries and have a camera that senses any motion pointed at driveway.

Jan 26, 2018 06:54 AM
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have not experienced this, but have heard many have.  Would not give chase.

Jan 28, 2018 08:00 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I have things delivered to my office, but oh heck yeah I'd chase them down.

Jan 26, 2018 10:14 PM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

In Seattle it's an epidemic but I live in a gated community and it would be too much trouble for them to get in here

Jan 26, 2018 09:37 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

John Bear - not in my town so far.

Jan 26, 2018 09:10 PM
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Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

There are lots of missing packages and a lot of packages being delivered to the wrong address! We solved that problem..have a mail box at UPS never an issue!

Jan 26, 2018 07:02 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I often see on Nextdoor news announcement about burglaries, stolen mail, brakes into cars parked on the streets....

Jan 26, 2018 05:49 PM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I could very well give chase

Jan 26, 2018 05:33 PM