do people break into houses and steal and/or assault residents at night? are women safe alone in their houses?

Asked by Maxine Chikumbo, G.L. Lowery Industrial Park, Groveport, OH Sun Aug 4, 2013

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Annette Law…, Agent, Palm Harbor, FL
Mon Aug 5, 2013
At this time, a well established, crime-free community in Clearwater FL has experienced a rash of break-ins, immediately following the move-in of their new neighbors. Eventually, these new neighbors will be caught red-handed (ADT is doing a booming business and wireless cameras are sprouting from every window and door) and everything willl return to normal.
As long as criminals have transportation, a closely knit community is the best security. Stay involved, stay engaged, stay vigilent, stay visible, stay safe.
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Henry Parciak, Agent, New York, NY
Wed Apr 15, 2015
Hi Maxine,
Most homes are broken into when people are at work around 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM try to use good pick proof dead bolt locks and keep your windows closed and locked. At night time it is unusual but keep your doors + windows locked when your home or sleeping. If you need to open a door for someone always look through the peephole make sure you know who is at your door and it is good to have a security chain on your door with 3" screws that you screw into the frame of the door. Greenpoint is a pretty safe place to live but remember there will always be some crime.
Henry Parciak
Associate Broker
Charles Rutenberg LLC
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Joseph Runfo…, Agent, Staten Island, NY
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Greenpoint is effectively protected by the NYPD's 94th Precinct, here is a link to the most accurate and up to date crime statistics in the 94Pct.;…
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Agata, Home Buyer, 11211
Fri May 9, 2014

I feel safe in here but the transportation situation is horrible. I can't get on the L train in the morning or at night during the rush hours. G train is not better. I am moving out because I no longer can commute to Manhattan. And prices are too high.
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Are you planning on selling your property?
Flag Sat May 31, 2014
Are you planning on selling your property?
Flag Sat May 31, 2014
Mitchell Fel…, Agent, Brooklyn, NY
Mon Aug 5, 2013
Dear Maxine:

You always have to be concerned about crime statistics in the big city. Most parts of Brooklyn are relatively safe including Greenpoint. You should visit the local police precinct, talk with local business owners and spend some time in the area and see if you feel safe.

No matter where you live there is always a chance that crime can happen, just do your research and you should be fine.

Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales/ e-Pro Realtor
Fillmore Real Estate
Office: (718) 252-2000/ Cell: (917) 805-0783
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Sam Gold, Agent, Brooklyn, NY
Wed May 14, 2014
Such things happened in different area, you can never feel safe on 100%. But of`course, with a time it`s getting better.
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