Is Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Valley Village, a safe place to live?

Asked by David, Los Angeles, CA Thu Jan 16, 2014

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Laura Coffey, Agent, Santa Clarita, CA
Thu Jan 16, 2014
You can check out crimereport.com and you can also check with the local authorities. Valley Village is a nice place to live but everyone's perception of "safe" is different. It's best you verify yourself.
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Thu Mar 26, 2015
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http://www.crimereports.com
http://www.everyblock.com/
http://www.localcrimenews.com
http://www.mylocalcrime.com
http://www.spotcrime.com/ca
http://www.meganslaw.ca.gov
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
http://www.homefair.com/

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Marta, Home Owner, Valley Village, CA
Tue Aug 26, 2014
We moved to LA from Virginia in 2001 and bought a home in Valley Village which is located off Magnolia Ave and Coldwater Canyon. I paid $350,000 and today my home is value at $770,000. So that gives you a good indication of how good the area is.

That said there had been nights when we have left my car windows down and nothing was taken out. Of course, is not something I do at will but with my ADD it has happened. My street is very quiet and after dark usually you only see neighbors driving away or coming home or someone visiting a friend. Otherwise we pretty much know who is who and who doesn't belong in there. And comes Friday and Saturday you see plenty of Orthodox Jews attending their synagogues.

My experience all these years is of a very safe and quiet place compare to other areas. And like someone mentioned, once you past Oxnard and depending the street that you move in is a hit and miss but still fairly safe.
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Mary Baldwin, Agent, Beverly Hills, CA
Mon Jan 27, 2014
It's like any area in LA - there are good pockets and not-so-good pockets. Valley Village in general has a pretty good reputation, but this is a big city and crime happens. LAPD has a crime stats pagehttp://www.lapdonline.org/crime_mapping_and_compstat

Check it out!
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Ben Vorspan, Agent, Studio City, CA
Tue Jan 21, 2014
Based on my experience (driving through this area quite a bit), it's a generally nice area south of burbank. Once you get north of Oxnard it get's a little sketchier.

My office is on Ventura just off Laurel Cyn, if you want me to show you any property around there.
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Neal and Van…, Agent, La Habra, CA
Mon Jan 20, 2014
We have done a lot of work in that area and it is very safe.
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