Trulia Community - Advice from neighbors and local experts

Find Your Community
We couldn't find that location. Please try again.
Get Expert Advice

In My Neighborhood in Bridgeport : Real Estate Advice

  • All121
  • Local Info13
  • Home Buying57
  • Home Selling9
  • Market Conditions1

Activity 6
Fri Apr 4, 2014
Ben answered:
Generally you are going to be on your own unless you purchased a condo or your home is in one of the few neighborhoods that have an association (usually for historic reasons). I live in Brooklawn and we have one (mandatory) but I don't think there is one near St Vincent. ... more
0 votes 1 answer Share Flag
Thu Apr 3, 2014
Gloria and Steven Lage answered:
You did the right thing. Unfortunately rental scams happen a lot and there is no easy way to prevent them.
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Maritza Huertas answered:
I have called on some of the apartments on here, but actually about 40% of the info is completely inaccurate. I'm sorry to burst any bubbles but it is a fact. Trulia needs to work on it! ... more
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Kevin Richey answered:
I agree, it is probably a scam. Did you discover the rental online? If you did there is a scam where people try to get money from you.
2 votes 2 answers Share Flag
Thu Apr 4, 2013
Barry Maclise answered:
I'm not a real estate agent so I can legally answer that question for you without being vague.

I live in the same zip code as you. That doesn't mean all that much though as it's a pretty big area. Crime is much higher in some areas than in others. Over by my house, not from from Nichols Elementary School, there isn't' much crime but there is some.

In the ten years I have been here there have been about five cars ransacked, yes every time the car was left unlocked, and one house way broken into, You guessed it, that house was left unlocked too.

I feel safe here and I think you will too.
... more
0 votes 3 answers Share Flag
Wed Feb 29, 2012
Earline Newton answered:
If it is obvious to the agent that the home doesn't have a furnace or a hot water heater, then it should have been disclosed in the listing or at least on the the Connecticut Property Disclosure Form. As for the termites, that is something that will be uncovered when a home inspection is done. ... more
1 vote 4 answers Share Flag
Search Advice