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Crime & Safety in Brooklyn : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Feb 24, 2015
Melissa Wiggans answered:
I recommend asking you agent to see if you can have something installed. It is likely perfectly safe, but peace of mind is most important!
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Sun Feb 8, 2015
Maya Rose Weiss asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3188143548-96-Steuben-St-Brooklyn-NY-11205
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Mon Nov 3, 2014
Liliwayartistry asked:
Hi. I looking for very good lawyer who will consent to help me!
About my problem
I have a roommate, whom I almost evicted (I took a lawyer who has helpping me). But I don't want…
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
Good neighbors make the best fences.
Are you and all your neighbors working towards the same goal?
Are you talking with your neighbors on a consistent basis.
Are you and your neighbors good Samaritans or BAD Samaritans?
One gives a helping hand the other will throw you under the bus.
Is your community one that pursues blame or seeks to be a solution?

The answer to these questions need to be the foundation of your decision to stay. Market conditions are not the foundation.

Knowing what you know, how will you feel if calamity visits those important to you?
There are elements of chaos that visits the life of everyone. Unforeseen. Unknown. Getting struck by lighting while running on the beach during a thunder storm is not a element of chaos. It is knowable. It is foreseeable. It is avoidable.

Only you can make this decision. You and your husband need to understand what each other needs to experience individual fulfilling lives. Insecurity can prove insurmountable if the greater goal is fulfillment. It time to turn towards each other and find your way together.

Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Remax
Palm Harbor, FL
727.420.4041
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Sun Jun 1, 2014
Joseph Runfola answered:
Hello Peggy, here are the most accurate and up to date recent crimes for the Bay Ridge area; http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/downloads/pdf/crime_statistics/cs068pct.pdf
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Wed May 14, 2014
Sam Gold answered:
Good evening! Now Clinton Hill area is becoming very hot! And if you open a business there, it will definitely be successful. That`s why wish you only good luck!!!
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Wed May 14, 2014
Sam Gold answered:
Ocean pkwy is pretty safe area to live in. But of`course in many buildings landlords put web cameras to make their building more safe.
Good luck and stay safe!
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Wed May 14, 2014
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Sat Apr 12, 2014
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
Lior Raviv answered:
Your local Police precinct or Public Records Office should have the information that you are looking for.
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Sat Feb 8, 2014
Teri Caiazzo answered:
It's a lot safer in Park Slope than it use to be, people look out for one another. Also due to the a lot of local bars and restaurants you can also feel safe during any hour of the day to walk the streets. As it is in any area, any where, always use caution, and be aware of your surroundings, until you make friends, know your neighbors, and know who to trust. I was born and raised in Park Slope, and I wouldn't change it for anything in the world. ... more
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Wed Jan 29, 2014
Syed Meer answered:
Lincoln Place is a narrower and less traveled street than the others in the neighborhood, making it easier for criminals to do their work. Also, there are several buildings on the block that are still in transition from rentals to coops that have some unsavory residents. We have a business in the neighborhood and that block has improved significantly in the last few years. ... more
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Wed Jan 29, 2014
Syed Meer answered:
I live on Eastern Parkway in Prospect Heights and my 12 year old son walks to Grand Army Plaza every day to take the bus to his school at the other end of Park Slope. He's been doing it for over a year, and hasn't had any problems. Of course, he knows to stay on the busier streets and where to go if he is in trouble... It's generally a very safe and community oriented area, where my kids know many of the doormen and shop owners, so they feel secure to move around the neighborhood freely. There is some random mugging and iphone snatching, but that's pretty standard all over the city, and if you are smart you don't put yourself at risk. ... more
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Mon Jan 20, 2014
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Sun Jan 12, 2014
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Sat Dec 21, 2013
Amar Keiller answered:
I would have to seriously disagree. Although I legally can't say how safe a place is, I will say that the individual saying be careful is very mistaken. Especially Montrose! Graham avenue is the business district for Williamsburg and almost all areas of Williamsburg have completely transformed. I suggest you test for yourself especially the Lorimer stop and see for yourself. People are moving in that location by the boat load. ... more
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
Gail O'rourke asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3133709973-427-Union-St-2-Brooklyn-NY-11231
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Sat Nov 23, 2013
Christopher Pagli answered:
Hi, you can visit www.HomeFair.com and click on the city reports section for in-depth crime stats and area demographics. they also have a great side by side zip code comparison feature as well. Other options would be www.SpotCrime.com and www.CrimeReports.com.

Chris
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Thu Oct 31, 2013
Eric Johnson answered:
Good morning ydtony. I just got back to NYC from vacation & is ready,willing and able to assist you in your new search with purchase ASAP.JUST call me right now at 347-733-0101or anytime.THANKS. ... more
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Sun Oct 20, 2013
Mitchell Feldman answered:
Dear Robabe54:

That is a very subjective question and the answer can differ from person to person depending on what they consider safe. Do research online and at the local police precinct. Talk to people you know in the area and local business owners. Visit the neighborhood late at night and check out the "lay of the land".

Sincerely,
Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales/ e-Pro Realtor
Fillmore Real Estate
Office: (718) 252-2000/ Cell: (917) 805-0783
Email: MitchellSFeldman@aol.com

On a side note....

Dave Leterman's Top Ten Hints on "how to keep safe in Brooklyn"....

10) Become a black belt in Karate.
9) Adopt a mean looking pit bull from the local shelter.
8) Carry mace in your purse.
7) Get a facial tattoo
6) Never bathe, ever.
5) Travel with a biker gang.
4) Dress like a police officer.
3) Wear a heavily blood stained shirt.
2) Become close friends with Jay-Z.

and the number one hint on how to keep safe in Brooklyn...
1) Don't live in the big city if you are overly concerned about your safety ;)
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