Real Estate Agents are not allowed to comment on a variety of topics. The Fair Housing Act restricts the information that can be provided by a Real Estate Agent. Visiting the area and making your own determinations about what is best for you is the way to go.
Off Limit Topics Include:
â€¢ Crime Statistic (including questions about whether a neighborhood is good or bad or safe)
â€¢ Environmental Concerns
â€¢ Household Income
â€¢ Schools (including questions about how good or bad the school is)
Determining to the answers to questions on any of the topics listed above is something that you would need to do on your own. It is up to the individual to make their own determination about a specific area. If a Real Estate Agent were to comment on such a thing, it could be steering which is a prohibited act.
Some websites to try include:
Reasons Why A Real Estate Agent Cannot Comment
These links should be able to provide some of the answers you are seeking.
Once you decide upon the area or neighborhood that you believe best fits your needs, please drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I would be more than happy to help you locate the home that's right for you and your family.
I live in Williamson County which has great schools throughout. Please do not hesitate to call with any of your real estate questions 615-557-7289 or via my profile.
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Direct: 615 557 7289
Realty Trust Residential
1600 Westgate Circle, #100
Brentwood TN 37027