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pooyadarabi1, Renter in Oakland, CA

when was the last drive by?

Asked by pooyadarabi1, Oakland, CA Fri Dec 21, 2012

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The last drive by that I know of was outside my house on Christmas Eve at !!:30 in the morning. I was still in bed, there were so many shots fired that I actually rolled out of bed and onto the floor in case a stray bullet came through the window. It seemed to be the last of a series of shootings on the block over the previous two weeks.
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Hi there,

Katie from Trulia here. You can see local crime stats on Trulia's Local Info pages:

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Dec 27, 2012
Overall, Realtors are prohibited by law from telling you whether or not any specific neighborhood is safe. It’s called “steering” and we are prohibited by our code of ethics and federal law from providing such information. Here are a couple posts that explain more:

NO STEERING ALLOWED: 3 Important Facts To Know As A Buyer…

Don’t Get ‘Steered’ in the Wrong Direction…

However, we CAN tell you where to go to get information. In your case, for crime statistics, go to the following sites:
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Dec 23, 2012
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Dec 21, 2012
That is a good question. Safety is at the forefront of all of our minds--even more-so with the unfolding of this months events on the East Coast. If you would like to discuss this and other real estate/social related phenomenon ---please give a call 510-502-7811. Have a good/safe/fun holiday season. :0)
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