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Quality of Life in Stanislaus County : Real Estate Advice

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Mon May 19, 2014
Barbara Fox answered:
I have maps that show the areas of Modesto where there is gang activity. The best way to determine where the best place to live is to look up crime statistics. Then when you are in the area, have a reliable realtor show you the different areas and discuss them with you. You should drive the neighborhood you are considering in the morning, evenings and weekends to see what the activity in the neighborhood is. I live in Modesto near areas that have higher crime rates, but we live in a lovely, desirable neighborhood. We are close to everything. There are many great neighborhoods throughout Modesto. Depending on what your lifestyle and preferences are, there are smaller cities around Modesto, but they won't have all the amenities that Modesto offers. Each area has its own personality, pluses and minuses. Hope this helps. ... more
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Wed May 15, 2013
Rick McGrath answered:
As I previously answered on a different post, there are several ways to stay abreast of police calls. has a link that I use on my website so anyone considering the purchase of a home will have information quickly. Here is the link I use: ... more
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Fri May 10, 2013
Rick McGrath answered:
I believe Modesto offers many good opportunities for families and children. From museums to the Galo Center. It is located nicely for day trips to Yosemite, and costal areas, lakes and rivers for fishing and much more. Modesto also offers several large Churches that are excellent. I have lived in Modesto for 22 years, raised 5 children, and I don't see us leaving anytime soon. ... more
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Sat Jul 3, 2010
Joe Nernberg answered:
Good information from Realtors regarding lease contract obligations. I can tell you that there is no state law that regards a home is not "habitable" without cooling. Heating is mandatory. ... more
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