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Tiffany, Renter in Atlanta, GA

is this neighborhood safe?

Asked by Tiffany, Atlanta, GA Sat Jun 1, 2013

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5 - does not look too promising
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As a new home buyer, and former resident of this area, the crime on this street and the surrounding area is atrocious. The seller should give whoever purchases the property a $4000 discount on the burden of being robbed at gunpoint alone.
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 2, 2013
Great question Tiffany...I always suggest contacting the local police department to verify crime in a local community. They have always been very helpful and can offer some great insight. Hope this helps:)
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Jun 2, 2013
I guess that a car could flip over the I-85 wall and land in that neighborhood, so does that give you a safety concern?

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