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iamspiderman…, Home Buyer in Boston, MA

Crime rates in West Roxbury? Is it safe to live in, around Germantown?

Asked by iamspiderman484, Boston, MA Wed Dec 26, 2012

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Here is a great crime statistic website. You can search by zip code and street:

Here is everything on the market in West Roxbury:

Hope that helps!

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 7, 2013
Safe to one is unsafe to another.
Drive the neighborhoods and look.
Ask people walking around what they think.
Park your car and see if anyone notices you sitting in your car.
Walk around and talk to those who are in the neighborhood.
Interview the local principal, coaches, convenience store employees, police getting coffee, ....

There is a lot you can do for yourself.

I would also contact a local real estate professional to save time and money.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Dec 28, 2012
Great questions, There is a local police station on centre st in west roxbury, whenever you are looking into crime rates the best thing is to contact the local police station, that is were you will get the best information, if you cannot get to the police station I would be more that happy to help you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 26, 2012
Your best source is your local authorities.

Best Of Luck
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 26, 2012
I agree with Laura. Your best source is your local authorities and sometimes local police websites show this information as well.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 26, 2012
Overall, Boston is a wonderful and safe city! When compared to other American cities, we have very few bad neighborhoods, at all. I have lived in West Roxbury and found it safe, friendly, and cluttered with nice little restaurants. Look at a map to see the actual location of West Roxbury, it may not be located where you expect it to be!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 26, 2012

I can't comment on the area itself, however the crime statistics will be helpful in making this decision. In addition to the crime statistics posted online, I recommend talking to the local police as well who can give you more insight regarding safety.

If you would like to discuss personally, please feel free to call me directly at 203-280-3838

Thank You

Nick Gandhi
Equity Capital Real Estate
(203) 280 3838
Broker who will help save every penny!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 26, 2012
When inquiring about crime statistics, real estate agents by law are not allowed to comment on safety in neighborhoods. I suggest that you contact the local police to hear the amount and types of crime activity so as to hear it first hand.

Here are a couple of links to crime statistics in West Roxbury that you may find helpful:



Best wishes!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Dec 26, 2012
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