There are several ways you can check this neighborhood out from a crime perspective.
1.) Call the local police department
2. ) Google the Street Name and see what pops up
3. ) Spend time in the neighborhood by driving through during different hours
4. ) Go for a walk in the area and talk to people or ask a mail man
Just some thoughts... more
If you are concerned about safety, for the most accurate and up to the minute information contact the local authorities and ask all your questions; also, if unfamiliar with the neighborhood do visit the area more than once and at different times of day; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or nor, in specific neighborhoods.... more
Within reason I would say yes. What are they asking you for? Understand that the value of your property will also depend on upkeep and maintenance which your association fee covers. Every owner should be concerned.... more
"Real Property" has to do real estate having to do with land and that which is not easily removable (for instance a house on a foundation and the land on which it sits). "Personal Property" is anything that is "mobile", like furniture and appliances that aren't nailed/screwed into the walls.
Most of the time, it's pretty cut and dry. However, the fuzzy area comes with mobile homes which, I believe, in Massachusetts is considered to be "personal property", not "real property" ... only the lot on which the mobile home sits is considered "real property". If you're dealing in that fuzzy area, it would be best to consult an attorney.
The rule of thumb is, if it can be easily moved (not screwed in) ... then it is considered personal property. If it has to do with land ownership of structures attached to a piece of land ... then it is real property.... more
Here is a link that includes crime statistics for Roslindale as well as other valuable information:
I hope that you find this helpful.
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