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Sat Apr 9, 2016
Susie Kay answered:
Tue Mar 17, 2015
Jim Morelli answered:
Report it. There is a huge problem with dishonest people stealing the photos from other sites then posting them on Trulia. Flag it before someone gets ripped off!
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Sun Feb 15, 2015
Jim Morelli answered:
The best way would be to go the Texas DPS website and run a search. You can also locate all types of crime searches via Google. The state also maintains info on sexual predators. I recommend Texas DPS. here is a link. http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administration/crime_records/pages/crimestatistics.htm ... more
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
Jim Morelli answered:
Depends what you consider to be affordable. Have you spoken with a mortgage broker yet to get pre-approved so you can come up with a budget? That would be the first step. With rising values in the market the median price keeps rising so with out having a budget it would be hard to advise you. The under $150k market is almost non existent. ... more
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Fri Jan 30, 2015
kristy47 answered:
The black circle with the "2" inside indicated two crimes happened in that area, specifically it was a harassment and a burglary, If you hover your cursor over the dot it will give you detailed information. ... more
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Mon Dec 15, 2014
John C Sheppard answered:
http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/police/crimeinformation.htm shows "by the numbers", but like most things in Austin, it's getting better all the time...
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Fri Oct 10, 2014
Amber Gunn answered:
Hopefully this will help! This is the complete demographic breakdown for 78734. Message me if you have questions!

http://www.narrpr.com/report.ashx?report=50b9ffe3%5c0457-405e-a925%5c560bffa6a089%5cNeighborhood-Report_Austin-TX-78734_2014-10-10-23-31-20.pdf&isauto=False ... more
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Sun Sep 14, 2014
chencho90 answered:
While the question is not worded that well, its intention is pretty easy to figure out.

The East End part of Austin is in the 78741 ZIP code. It is in the general vicinity of S. Pleasant Valley and East Riverside. The exact address is 1600 Wickersham Lane.

This ZIP code did not make the top 4 crime ridden ZIP codes in the Austin area, according to a March 2014 news report.
http://kxan.com/2014/03/26/do-you-live-in-one-of-austins-top-zip-codes-for-crime/

However, the area does have crime. I suggest you go to a website like spotcrime.com, plug in the address 1600 Wickersham Land 78741 and decide for yourself.
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Sat Aug 23, 2014
Mary Lynne Gibbs answered:
https://records.txdps.state.tx.us is a website for you to find crime statistics in the Austin area. Lake Wind Estates is a gated community and several of the homes have fantastic Lake Travis views.

Mary Lynne Gibbs, Broker
Keller Williams Realty - Lake Travis
512-431-2403
www.AustinLuxuryBroker.com
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Wed Jul 23, 2014
Carlie Sky answered:
Hello,

I know this apartment complex and it is very nice as is the area. It is a safe part of town and there are some great places to eat, shop and hang out over there. I would be happy to help you with your search and actually grew up in this part of town. My services would be free to you, of course.

Let me know if you'd like my assistance.
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Wed Jul 2, 2014
charshero answered:
No!!!
This is the highest crime zip code in ALL of Austin! Across the street from the Timber Ridge condo's, which are nice, is HORRIBLE housing crammed full of people that come and go, trash in the front yards. Frequent break-ins in the Timber Ridge condos. The neighbors at Timber Ridge are nice, but the neighborhood is full of drugs, illegal immigrants and is very high crime.
My mother owns a condo here, as do I, but I will NOT let my single daugher live in either one. Too bad, because it is close to everything....
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Sat Feb 22, 2014
Joe Giraudo answered:
Crime rates in Cathedral City are on par with Palm Desert and Indio. According to City Data the numbers have been declining dramatically year over year and in 2012 they were the lowest in over 12 years!

Check out the link http://www.city-data.com/crime/crime-Cathedral-City-California.html
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Thu Feb 13, 2014
tnspitfire00 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/homes/Texas/Austin/sold/24966567-2450-Wickersham-Ln-304-Austin-TX-78741
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Sun Jan 5, 2014
Elizabeth Chang answered:
I am Elizabeth Chang has been Texas Licensed Realtor over 20 years. What is your reason to buy property at Heritage Hills or Georgian Acres? There are many other better subdivision with higher appreciation if you interest? ... more
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Sat Jan 4, 2014
Stella Bailey answered:
We have no Safety Rating for an area in Austin! Interested in crime in the area, check the Austin Police Dept. crime history for the neighborhood.

Stella Bailey
512-750-5959
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Wed Aug 28, 2013
Becky Johnson answered:
I love ZipSkinny too see Tim's link above.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
janice.hall1976 answered:
I would say the terroristic threat was acquaintances. As far as the burglaries that happens all over Austin. Just have to learn not to give people opportunities. It is not a bad area

Austin resident for 46 years
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Mon Mar 18, 2013
Paul Lee answered:
Here's a great resource for crime risk and additional community information. it's available for all Austin area zip codes

http://www.paul4austinhomes.com/micommunity/zip/78734/
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Fri Feb 1, 2013
Michael Clawson answered:
Try a free service called Everyblock.com. You put in the areas you are specifically interested in and you get DAILY updates . The updates include upcoming events, news and crime is the area. ... more
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