nrabinowitz, Renter in Brooklyn, NY

Is Prospect Park South a reasonably safe place to love? I'm looking at an apartment on E. 17 and have received mixed reviews.

Asked by nrabinowitz, Brooklyn, NY Fri Jun 14, 2013

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When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
1 vote Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 14, 2013
I would also like to know from fellow renters/cooperators. Considering looking at something near Beverly and East 18th street. 221 East 18th St. Brooklyn. Also wonder if that bldg is pretty quiet, in terms of hearing people walking over your apartment and other noise, like in back of the bldg.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Dec 24, 2013
Dear Forrest:

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. The answer to your questions really depends on what you are used to and what your definition of "bad" is. Your best bet would be to spend some time in the neighborhood and speak to some of the business owners in the area. See what the "lay of the land" is late at night as well.

Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales
Madison Estates & Properties, Inc.
Office: (718) 645-1665/ Cell: (917) 805-0783
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 14, 2013
Check out the Trulia "Local Info" link above, full over everything from schools to crime.

Best of Luck
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