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laxgirl4321, Renter in Rochester, NY
laxgirl4321 asked:
Is the area on Genesee Street right near Sawyer a safe area? I'm looking to rent an apartment right in that area and have heard conflicting things about the safety of the area. Just looking for some honest opinions and facts please and thank…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 30, 2015 Crime & Safety in Genesee-Jefferson
Henri Pontes, Renter in Rochester, NY
Henri Pontes answered:
My family of 6 will be relocating to Rochester, NY . Can someone pls tell me what they think of the area?
Well Ashley, I will answer your question about what I think of the area. There are many parts to Rochester, there is the inner city, and then there are the suburbs. Each area varies.. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 30, 2015 Moving in Rochester
garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
How much will an attorney cost me??
I'm not sure how much an attorney costs. I need to find an estate attorney soon though. I want to make sure I have enough money for this. Were you able to find out the answer? http:/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 17, 2014 General Area in Rochester
Kmarie6744, Home Buyer in Lowell, MA
Kmarie6744 answered:
I am thinking of moving our family to Rochester NY and we would be moving from long island. I just want to know the pros and cons of living there.
I am thinking of moving to Rochester NY during the month of December with my family.We live in Massachusetts but we would like a change and different things to do with my family.Please ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 General Area in Rochester
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Everybody say's Rochester is a great place to raise a family. What about for a 50 yr. old single guy looking for a wife to get that family started?
Buy a home near Monroe Ave, volunteer at the Eastman School of Music and become a member of Bethel. The rest is up to you.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 22, 2014 Quality of Life in Rochester
Gary Norselli, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Gary Norselli answered:
I'm moving to Rochester, and am a young female planning on living alone. What areas should I avoid moving to.?
Rochester and the surrounding area is a wonderful place to live and work! If you are still considering moving to Rochester, you can always check out www.crimereports.com to see what ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 9, 2014 Crime & Safety in Rochester
mdandkd, Home Seller in Spencerport, NY
mdandkd answered:
Looking for a 4 bedroom 2 bath
If you're looking for an old farm house that's been updated from top to bottom without destroying the historical integrity of this 1850's home, I have the house for you. It's roughly 23 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 31, 2014 Moving in Rochester
Bill  Walsh,  in Rochester, NY
Bill Walsh answered:
y are properties on merrill street being negleted by police , and open to drugs traficting and parties lick 194 merrill had on sun8-11-13
Roberta:
If you feel that a certain area is being neglected by the Rochester police there is city offices that can be a Liaison for you and the police department called NET Offices you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Maplewood
dreiter, Renter in Rochester, NY
dreiter answered:
My daughter rents a house in Greece, NY. Landlord is selling, so she needs to find a new house to rent in Greece, and has two very small dogs.
Just learned - he doesn't have a buyer - but wants to sell - --- She has been renting for $600 - landlord is raising rent to $1200 now. (utilities not included) That doesn't give h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 General Area in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
can you list crimes in 14624 for past year by catergories of violent, theft, petty theft, etc.?
You can always go to the town offices and get that information. 14624 is part of Chili and Gates. I think that you will be plesently surprised on how nice these neighborhoods are. An ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 9, 2012 Crime & Safety in 14624
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
I have applied for loan modification. It has been a long journey. Should we hire an attorney to help with this process?
Good morning Kevan,

Unless you can make your loan modification work by yourself---a process requiring tremendous patience and due dligence---then YES I strongly recommend retaining a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 General Area in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
Inam thinking of relocating my family of 5 to Rochester, NY Can anyone tell me what they think of the area?
Inam, I am a native of Rochester and would not move any where else on this earth. We do have the 4 seasons that I do love expecially Autumn - from your prespective would you be good w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 General Area in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
If you rent an apratment w/o a garage or driveway, is there any off street parking that can be rented from local businesses etc?
Sure, you would have to contact the subject businesses and ask the question of renting space. This is an individual thing that has to be done one business by one business. Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Crime & Safety in Park Avenue
Raymond Camp, Real Estate Pro in 14580
Raymond Camp answered:
How does Trulia determine how a neighborhood becomes a high (red) crime area?
Good morning and thank you for the question.

If you look at the bottom of a listing Trulia has rate this and is how they get the rating.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 29, 2012 Crime & Safety in Rochester
paviye2, Home Buyer in Rochester, NY
paviye2 answered:
The home prices in the 19th Ward seem so reasonable. Is there a GOOD reason not to live in that area?
I've been renting in the 19th Ward for about 4 1/2 years, saving money to purchase a home in the area. Parts of the neighborhood have gone down tremendously due to the economy, slum, ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jun 15, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 19th Ward
Michael Twen…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Michael Twentyfive answered:
Do I need a reason to evict a sub-tenant other that the fact that my partner is moving in? Or does it have to do more so with a proper notice?
Consult an attorney of course, but ive dealt with similar situations and tons of evictions and I can tell you right now from experience you will need to go through an eviction process t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 29, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Rochester
Michael Walk…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Michael Walker answered:
Good Neighborhood?? Moving from West Coast, buying a house in West Central Irondequoit, on or near Bristol Ave off Cooper Road. Safe? Schools?
Good luck with your move -- if the garden isn't going to work for you ... we have a great public market on Saturdays and Tuesdays without having to get your hands dirty!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 3, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Rochester
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How much should I pay for attorney fees for a refinance on existing home in Atlanta GA?
Much depends on the attorney and his/her set fees--shop around and try to negotiate.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 19, 2010 General Area in Rochester
Richard Brad…,  in Rochester, NY
Richard Bradley answered:
The home prices seem so reasonable in the 19th Ward. Is there a GOOD reason not to look there for a home to purchase?
The only good answers are the ones you find out for your self. Most agents web sites offer statistics on crime and more by zip code. Working with a realestate professions will help. T ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 4, 2010 In My Neighborhood in 19th Ward
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