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Bobby P, Renter in Atlanta, GA

do you know what crimes were commttted n this area?

Asked by Bobby P, Atlanta, GA Wed Jun 19, 2013

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Real Estate Agents are not allowed to comment on a variety of topics. The Fair Housing Act restricts the information that can be provided by a Real Estate Agent. Visiting the area and making your own determinations about what is best for you is the way to go.

Off Limit Topics Include:
• Crime Statistic (including questions about whether a neighborhood is good or bad or safe)
• Demographics
• Environmental Concerns
• Household Income
• Religion
• Schools (including questions about how good or bad the school is)

Determining to the answers to questions on any of the topics listed above is something that you would need to do on your own. It is up to the individual to make their own determination about a specific area. If a Real Estate Agent were to comment on such a thing, it could be steering which is a prohibited act.

Some websites to try include:

http://www.trulia.com/crime/

http://www.crimereports.com

http://www.familywatchdog.us/

http://www.neighborhoodscout.com

http://www.greatschools.org/

http://www.schoolmatters.com

Reasons Why A Real Estate Agent Cannot Comment
http://realestate.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=20748062
http://www.fairhousing.com/index.cfm?method=page.display&…
http://realestate.aol.com/blog/2010/12/06/what-a-real-estate…

These links should be able to provide some of the answers you are seeking.

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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 20, 2013
YOu will hav to get those statistics from the local police department.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 20, 2013
No, do you?

What does it matter?

Sheila is right - walk in to the zone office about 5 minutes away, located at the southwest corner of Cherokee and Atlanta in Grant Park, and ask for the beat book for Summerhill. You can look back at reported crimes for many months.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Jun 20, 2013
The best thing to do is contact the local police precinct, and they will provide you with a complete report.
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