Pegwhitcher, Home Buyer in Murrieta, CA

Is this a safe area?

Asked by Pegwhitcher, Murrieta, CA Thu May 3, 2012

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Most every city has it's own local free newspaper, in which they normally have a page that lists all police activity in the area since the last publication. Sometimes called "Police Blog". You can find these newspapers at most local merchants in the area of interest such as supermarkets, 7-11, etc.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 22, 2012
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 4, 2012
Rita gave some good advice to visit the new http://www.CrimeMapping.com website. Safety is such a personal choice, it is hard for a Realtor to answer for you.

I do prefer the functionality of the old http://mapping.arjis.org website, but it looks like the new one is what we have from now on.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 3, 2012
You can go to my website and check on the crime mapping area on the left side. This might help answer your questions and concerns. http://www.RitaHarper.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 3, 2012
Hi Peg,
Due to liability a Realtor can't really say if an area is safe or not. There are many resources with crime data statistics. And if it's any comfort, I raise my three small daughters here.

Thanks!
Sinead McAllister
Broker
McAllister Homes Real Estate
858-205-5215
brokermcallister@gmail.com
http://www.McAllisterHomes.com
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