What can anyone tell me about the East Oak Lane neighborhood? ( 70th Ave vicinity) My son will be attending high school. Is it a high crime area?

Asked by Debbie, East Stroudsburg, PA Thu Dec 22, 2011

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Kelly McShain…, Agent, Philadelphia, PA
Tue Feb 19, 2013
East Oak Lane is a lovely, beautiful neighborhood with fantastic architecture and wonderful green space. It hosts a committed community of neighbors who participate in many of its organizations and committees such as the award winning East Oak Lane Town Watch, its strong Civic Association, OLCAA, The Oak Lane Tree Tenders, and the Friends of Oak Lane Library. The newly restored Melrose Park Train Station, located directly adjacent to East Oak Lane, offers neighborhood commuters a quick ride to Center City as well as the Airport on its Regional Rail line.
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Larry Lichtm…, Agent, Bala Cynwyd, PA
Thu Dec 22, 2011
Hi Debbie,

There are very nice sections of East Oak Lane. Let's not forget there may be some fine charter schools you may be able to send your son.

There are many good resources mentioned below. Trulia itself offers some good information on neighborhoods. Just type in an address and search. You'll see the bottom left of the screen will give you info on topics and various ratings.

Good luck with your move.
All the best,
Larry Lichtman
REALTOR, Property Manager
Your Real Estate Resource For Life
Cell/Text: (267) 254-7994
Web Reference:  http://www.DJCRE.com
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Michael N., Other Pro, Bucks, AL
Thu Dec 22, 2011
Web Reference:  http://www.CMTrealestate.net
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Sheri Curci, Agent, Newtown, PA
Thu Dec 22, 2011
You can contact your Police district in the exact area of your OaK Lane Interest and ask for a Police Blotter. By doing this you can get the info right from the horses mouth. No Charge.

Thanks John Curci ( old Philly Boy )
RE/MAX Properties 215-757-2889
Web Reference:  http://www.homecatch.com
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Robert Weiss, Agent, Rockledge, PA
Thu Dec 22, 2011
Google "Philadelphia Crime Map" and you will get many websites that will give you some insight.
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Anna M Brocco, Agent, Williston Park, NY
Thu Dec 22, 2011
When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
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Robert Weiss, Agent, Rockledge, PA
Thu Dec 22, 2011
Crime statistics are available on line. Just Google it! Should answer most of your questions. Good Luck.
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