I know several families who have lived in Gardena for over 25 years and they have had no crime problems. Gardena is like any other area, it changes from 1 block to the next. You can google the police ratings.
As an agent one thing I know for sure, the buyer is the only person who can determine if an area is okay with them or not.
Shirley A. Smith
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I agree with the others. Patience will be required to purchase a Short Sale. But the pre-approved price is the biggest hurdle. Ask your agent to get an update from the listing agent. Most BofA deals are on Equator (website), but not all. If the Listing Agent gets assertive because they don't want to lose this great buyer, then maybe you will get prioritized.... more