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Crime & Safety in Connecticut : Real Estate Advice

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Kathie, Renter in Manchester, CT
Sat May 21, 2016
Kathie asked:
Examples: The 2015 - 2016 weapons, drug dealings & arrest, gang problems, arrest in and on Spruce St.& the streets off it plus Charter Oak Street & Park. These are just a few places children…
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Cbajax, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Thu Nov 19, 2015
Cbajax answered:
SVA is as good or bad as you make it. The grounds are in good shape with a nice field for kids to play. We have a board to make rules and a Mgr. to inforce them Some times Mgr. forgets who makes the rules but as a rule it is a good cheap place to live. I'd move here again. I have few problems hear and a loaded shot gun if someone crosses my threshold and breaks in which has never happed to myself and II would not live here if I felt it unsafe!
I hope this give you some insight to SVA and do find a place you like here.
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Mitzie Simps…, Real Estate Pro in Windsor, CT
Tue Apr 28, 2015
Mitzie Simpson-Andrade answered:
There are several multi family properties in the Greater Hartford region. You may contact me at 860 539-0136
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Tratn, Home Buyer in Enfield, CT
Wed Apr 1, 2015
Tratn answered:
No its isnt an ideal area for a family, especially with children. If possible, stay away from inner Tville Just my personal opinion, but I have lived in Enfield almost all of my life, and have lived down in that area...Good luck! ... more
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Zach Lyons, Home Buyer in Middlebury, CT
Mon Jan 19, 2015
Zach Lyons answered:
Waterbury is a very large city: parts are very dangerous, other parts are quite nice to live in. I live in a neighborhood that touches Middlebury, a lovely town with old-money residents; it's about a 1-minute drive away. I don't worry about crime. I do think Waterbury taxes are a crime, though! ... more
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Anthony Marr…, Real Estate Pro in bridgeport, CT
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Anthony Marriott answered:
Great question! Just like must places in Bridgeport you are going to have your good and bad neighborhoods within a specific zip code. See link for specific area information http://www.clrsearch.com/Bridgeport-Demographics/CT/06608/Crime-Rate ... more
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Paul Muir, Home Buyer in Middletown, CT
Sat May 17, 2014
Paul Muir answered:
http://www.crimemapping.com is a good one.... also http://www.mylocalcrime.com
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carrotlove, Home Seller in West Haven, CT
Mon Mar 17, 2014
carrotlove answered:
Not too far from the Hurricane Sandy flooding, which came up Peck Avenue. Some of the houses in the area are being bought by the USDA and/or FEMA (public records - P&Z department of City Hall can fill you in.) You'll need flood insurance. ... more
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nycalabria, Home Owner in Bridgeport, CT
Sun Mar 2, 2014
nycalabria answered:
i live in the very north end and have been here more than 6 years and i love the area my property borders trumbull and its kid friendly and very very quiet. there are a lot of different things to do here like parks,shopping Mall and Restaurants.. ... more
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Maryann, Home Buyer in Killingworth, CT
Mon Sep 23, 2013
Maryann answered:
In Meriden, I have a one-family, suitable for in-law or adult children quarters, 4-Bedroom (2 Master Bedrooms; 1 Master Suite with Sitting Room; Full Bath; Dressing Room, Huge Walk-in Closet plus; Slider Closet) Plus! Plus! 2 Additional bedrooms); Main Level includes HUGE Living Room, Kitchen and Family Room! 3 Baths!!! Bright and spacious 3 Season Room directly off kitchen w/Ceiling Fan!!! Finished Basement includes Game Room with Pool Table; Plus Separate Office: Plus Basement Workshop. Lower Level Laundry Room, Unbelieveable Closet and Storage Space, 2-Car Garage. 22,000 sq. ft. living space does not include lower level or basement space. .32 Acre, fenced-in back yard. This is located in Meriden, CT and suitable for in-law or adult children quarters, if one so desires. Temporarily By Owner $249,000, Early Bidding-War Alert!!!! ... more
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Jay Media,  in Hamden, CT
Sun May 5, 2013
Jay Media answered:
Im sure. good questions any one know?
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Joyce Drakel…, Real Estate Pro in Woodbury, CT
Fri Mar 1, 2013
Joyce Drakeley answered:
Looks like this came off the market on Feb 4th, and closed on Feb 26th....it was only on the market for 4 days. selling price $112,000. - If your looking to remove data - you must speak with Trulia support...i/e looking to flip..

Generally you can find older sold data on this site....Pulic records date, is up to when that specific town updates there database & Trulia receives feed.
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Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Sat Jan 26, 2013
Laura Feghali answered:
Hello Chinh,
From what I can decipher from the crime report that Trulia has posted; it seems that some residents in the neighborhood called the police regarding suspicious persons or activity in the area. I'm not certain but perhaps there is a "neighborhood watch" system in place.
I suggest that you contact the Wallingford police department to find out first-hand what the crime activity is in the area.

Best wishes!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Thu Jan 3, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
The local police department can better answer the question, consider a call/visit...
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David Carr, Real Estate Pro in North Haven, CT
Wed Nov 21, 2012
David Carr answered:
Safety meaing what? Joe Cafasso gave you a good reference.

Being aware of ones surroundings is the key to personal safety in any location. The waterfront goes on both sides of the Q-River abutting a variety of property types, a very attractive, beautiful place where many people live. ... more
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Samael Macla…, Home Buyer in California
Tue Nov 13, 2012
Samael Maclaren asked:
I really need some concrete work done in weston ct
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Hannelore Ka…, Real Estate Pro in new canaan, CT
Wed Jul 18, 2012
Hannelore Kaplan answered:
Hi,
The best way to get a concrete answer is to call the police station to find out
why the orange rating for that street.
Norwalk police resources
http://www.norwalkct.org/index.aspx?nid=139
http://norwalk.patch.com/listings/city-of-norwalk-police-department-8


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Connie Mitch…, Real Estate Pro in South Padre Island, TX
Tue Jun 26, 2012
Connie Mitchell answered:
Maybe you should try going to this site:

http://www.townofstratford.com/content/1302/402/621/default.aspx
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Cassandra Ri…, Real Estate Pro in West Hartford, CT
Thu Jun 21, 2012
Cassandra Ritone answered:
Hi Pete,

There is a great website called neighborhood scout that will give you the crime rate of a specific area if that is what you are interested in. Here is the website address: http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ct/new-britain/crime/ . Hope this helps.

Cassandra
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