I actually live in that neighborhood! The community policing officer for the area is very nice and good with all of us. Feel free to send me and email or call or text with any questions. firstname.lastname@example.org or 316-305-4080... more
There are several ways to find out about crime in a neighborhood. Go to Kansas.com, which is the Wichita Eagle newspaper website. Go to the "news" tab, then "Crime & Courts" tab. On that site, you can search the Wichita Crime Stats. You can also check out the website for the Wichita Police Department: www.wichitapolice.com or Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office: www.sedgwickcounty.org/SHERIFF or Kansas Bureau of Investigations: www.accesskansas.org/kbi.
On the police department site, it will show the names and photos of the neighborhood police officers assigned to each area. You can contact the officer to find out more information.
You will also want to check out the KBI site for the offenders registry: Search the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's Offender Registry at http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/offender_registry/
Driving through the neighborhood you are interested in purchasing, will also give you an idea of the activity. Pick different times of the day and different days of the week, to cruise through.... more
Because God's Word says "that to earthling man his way does not belong. It does not belong to man who is walking even to direct his step." Jeremiah 17:23
Man tries to please God and men, but he falls short. And that is why the Scripture says, " For we all stumble many times." James 3:2
This brings us to the conclusion that we need God's Kingdom to come. A perfect government ruled by a perfect King. Matthew 6:9,10
Acts 34:1 says, "God is not partial." Therefore he does not see lines to divide us.
Under God's Kingdom Rule everyone is created equal. Thus, Romans 12:8 applies, "Do not YOU people be owing anybody a single thing, except to love one another; for he that loves his fellowman has fulfilled [the] law. 9Â For the [law code], â€œYou must not commit adultery, You must not murder, You must not steal, You must not covet,â€ and whatever other commandment there is, is summed up in this word, namely, â€œYou must love your neighbor as yourself.â€ 10Â Love does not work evil to oneâ€™s neighbor; therefore love is the lawâ€™s fulfillment."
People sell their homes for all kinds of reasons. Job transfers, divorce, health reasons, death, birth, down sizing, up sizing whatever. Some sellers have been waiting and watching the market to put their homes up for sale. One school of thought is "if my neighbor puts their home up for sale and I have been thinking of selling; their home may sell my home so I'll list it and see what happens". If you look in all the neighborhoods in Wichita you will find multiple homes for sale. One popular area has 44 homes for sale. As far as safety, the best answer was from the Agent in NY, speak with the police department if you have concerns.... more
One way to check the background of your house is to just type in the address in a search engine on the internet. You can also check with the local newspaper and search their archives. Your local libarian could probably help with this. If you know the names of previous owners you can run their names too and possibly find out something. Check with the neighbors and try and find out who has lived in the area a long time and make contact with them. Introduce yourself and ask...most people will enjoy meeting you and sharing their knowledge about the neighborhood and your house. Your local police department may be able to help too, just call their records department. Good Luck with your hunt and I hope you find what your looking for.... more