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Lulu, Home Buyer in Staten Island, NY

is heartland village in zip 10314 a good safe neighborhood asking 178,000 for 1 bdrm 1 bath condo on 85 elmwood park dr. is this priced too high?

Asked by Lulu, Staten Island, NY Wed Feb 1, 2012

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Hello Lulu, Heartland Village is protected by the 122 Precinct, you can see the most up to date crime statistics by visiting this link http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/crime_statistics/…
The sold prices (past 6 months) for Elmwood Park Drive 1 Br, 1 Bath average around $193,000.
Web Reference: http://www.clovelake.com
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Good Afternoon Lulu,

As my fellow Realtors stated below, New Springville/Heartland Village are very conventiently located to Public Transportation, Shopping, Expressways, Bridges, etc.......

I would recommend "googling" the address or SI Crime Stats to get the statistics of crime in the area and make a determination if it is a safe neighborhood for you. I took the liberty of doing so and it seemed that you had to pay a fee for some of them (around $9.99) this $10 investment will give you peace of mind to purchase a $180k home.

I have not personally toured this unit but from the pictures looks very well maintained. The price determination would be based on the market and the buyers and sellers dictate that value.

If you would like to set up an appointment to see the home I would be happy to assist you. I can be reached at 718-612-4924

Best Regards and Good Luck,

Judith McKenna
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Feb 1, 2012
In order to determine a fair offer, review comps with your agent, recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, see what the data suggests and go from there. 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 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, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Feb 1, 2012
It is right by the Staten Island Mall. convenient to everything. if inerested in seeing it you may contct me @ 1-917-353-3551.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Feb 1, 2012
Hi Lulu Heartland village is a very nice neighborhood. As far as the price goes a real estate agent would be able to give you comps. When it comes time for your home inspection you can give me a call and I will be glad to help.
Tony Peluso Metropolitan Home Inspection
718.614.9060
email metropolitan@netbusiness.com
http://www.metropolitanhomeinspector.com
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Yes it is as safe area and the price is about right. Feel free to contact me at 646-346-9775. Kevin Hughes Tom Crimmins Realty
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