How do I know I live in Compton California?

Asked by Jose, Compton, CA Tue Feb 12, 2008

I know I live in the city of Compton California;however, many of the houses that I am looking to purchase the location says that they are located in Compton, but I see them on the Compton City Map and they are not in the city limit they are in a community of Los Angeles County. Are real state agents confuse? As you may know location, location is what matters in the Real State business. For example, I saw a property and when I went to see if it was in the city of Compton it was not in the city limit. This is very important to me because the water is cheaper in Compton and there are numerous of difference from Compton and Willowbrook or East Rancho Dominguez.

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Kawain Payne, Agent, Seal Beach, CA
Fri Feb 10, 2012
Hello Jose,

Some agents may be confused about what is actually COMPTON. Although the LA county Sheriff's Department does provide all the policing for COMPTON they may not be the best source to find out if a property in located in Compton proper or not. If you are working with a Realtor they can check the county records for you. If you are working on your own, call the Compton city hall and give them the property address, ask them if the property would require a pre sale inspection by the city of Compton. If the property requires a pre sale inspection by the city of Compton's inspector then the property is in Compton. Homes is East Rancho Dominquez are not subject to inspections by the city of Compton. I have closed several deals in Compton and would happy to be of any further assistance.

Best of luck to you.

Kawain Payne, Realtor
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Voices Member, , Benton County, OR
Fri Aug 21, 2009
I believe Jose has made it clear the HE knows what is within the Compton city limits.

What he is asking is DO AGENTS KNOW what is really within the Compton city limits as they are listing/advertising homes as being in Compton that are not in Compton.

Did I get it right Jose?

It's a good question BTW...

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Lisa Bolanos…, Agent, Lake Arrowhead, CA
Fri Aug 21, 2009
One simple way is to call the Compton Sheriff Station. Willowbrook area is serviced by Century Station as is Lynwood. Compton Sheriffs service the City of Compton. I believe East Rancho Dominuguez is serviced by Carson Sheriffs. These stations are all part of the Los Angeles Sheriff Department. Try this number: Community Relations Deputy Rafer Owens (310) 605-6534.
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Joe Connolly, Agent, Los Angeles, CA
Wed Feb 20, 2008
You can check, or have your Realtor® check the public records or tax assessor's information, they are usually correct!
Good luck in your search.
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