Questions about crime and safety are very common on the board and certainly understandable. Remember though that Realtors are legally prohibited from saying 'that's a bad area' or 'that's a good area.
All we can do is refer you to objective sources where you can sort out the data yourself. I like the crime mapping site mentioned below - www.CrimeMapping.com
I also think there's value in driving through neighborhoods to get a feel for whether YOU feel comfortable. If you see areas with tagging and bars on the homes, then you might question the neighborhood. If the area and sidewalks are clean, and the homes well maintained, you will likely get a good feel.
Ms. Management (Questions and Answers - Part 5)I have asked my business partner Carol Levey who is a recognized national educator in the multihousing industry to share some of her professional management
Rent Sense: Be SafeBy Neil Fjellestad and Chris De MarcoFBS Property ManagementWe want to feel safe where we live. Therefore we naturally inquire when we visit a potential rental home, condo or apartment,
I have asked Ted Kimball to regularly share some of his legal insights on important issues that arise in the ongoing operation of rental properties (single homes, individual condos and apartments). These