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Zizikiki, Home Buyer in Reno, NV

What area is Reno is the safest and most family friendly? I'm looking for a 4 bedroom around 200k.

Asked by Zizikiki, Reno, NV Mon Apr 23, 2012

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1 vote Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 23, 2012
Go to http://www.renosparkschamber.org and you can check out the demographics from there.
That way you can find the areas that would be best suited for your needs.
If I can be of further assistance, please contact me.
Thank You,
Holly Tuhey
Broker-Salesperson
775-530-5858
1 vote Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 23, 2012
Very very West Or Very very East Never never in the middle Maybe ver very North if your careful stay away from bus routes and your safe. If you need to use the bus carry mase.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed May 8, 2013
i believe that arrowcreek is the best place to live. it is a gated community
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri May 11, 2012
I am so glad we moved to the Damonte Ranch area on the south end of Reno. I would definitely suggest you look down here, either in the Damonte Ranch or Double Diamond neighborhoods. Lots of walking and bicycling paths, close to schools, parks and medical facilities. Wide, clean streets. Friendly neighbors who keep their yards clean. Definitely a great family area.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 8, 2012
There are some amazing homes in the South South Meadows Ranch areas are great for children and very easy to get around...Shcools shopping, freeways.extremely safe.If you like I can take you out to see some of them my direct line is 240-2644
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 1, 2012
The Southwest is. South Meadows is nice too. The schools are better. Look out for the crime and crowds in the north and the gang activity in central. Also, be aware that the media often refers to central Reno as "South Reno". In general, it is a great city to live in. Maybe one of the best, and a great place for bringing up kids.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sun Apr 29, 2012
Here are some website that you might find helpful.

http://www.cityofreno.com/ City of Reno

http://washoecountyschools.org/schools/school-zoning-search/… Washoe County School District

http://www.nevadareportcard.com/ School Accountability Reports

http://www.crimereports.com/ Crime Reports
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 23, 2012
If unfamiliar with the areas, visit the neighborhoods several times to get a sense of belonging; look at everything that is important to you, possibly chat with locals, etc., then determine if your comfort level can be reached; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 23, 2012
I would consider Sparks too seeing it's so close by. My biggest concern is safety for my family and having young children, that is my main concern. I'm looking to buy in a few months and i just want to narrow down my search so i know where to go when i'm ready.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 23, 2012
Sparks has lots of good options as well, you could be right on a golf course if you wanted. I would love a chance to talk in more about some other factors, like if you would be commuting to a job, if you prefer newer constructions, if you like the wide open high desert, being in trees, near water, city views...ect. There is a lot to choose from.
Call me when you have a chance to chat
775-671-6649
Flag Mon Apr 23, 2012
You have a lot of areas to choose from in that price range, many like Northwest and South Meadows areas. Are you considering Sparks as well?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 23, 2012
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