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Tue Apr 14, 2015
Jackson Willis answered:
If the fence is on the neighbors property as well as yours, it might be a bit different than things would normally be. I think it's important to get the help you need with things like this. You should talk to the professionals that can help you get the information you need. I know that I have seen a lot of situations like this in the past. I hope that people are able to figure out the information that they need.
http://www.hahnaafencing.com/services
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Sun Sep 14, 2014
Johnny James answered:
Lancaster and Palmdale or policed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department. They will have all the info that you need. I advise people to drive an area and get a taste of it before considering a move to a new area. ... more
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Sun Sep 14, 2014
Johnny James answered:
You can easily get information on crime using the crime blotter. Lancaster and Palmdale fall under the L.A County Sheriff Department. I would also consider access to healthcare and convenience to shopping and those activities that you plan on enjoying in those golden years. ... more
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Thu Jun 19, 2014
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Tue May 13, 2014
Wil Cid answered:
Normal way to get this information is to review the seller's disclosures forms completed by the seller and reviewed by the listing agent. California law requires the seller to disclose any known deaths in the property within the previous three years of the date of current sale. However, its always better to also ask the specific question. You should ask your agent to solicit that information from the listing agent and the seller, using email can also works very well. By asking the specific question, it increases your chances of getting the information from the seller, in the event the seller forgot to put in the disclosure forms. Hope that helps. If you have any other questions, please feel free to call me directly at (916-869-6531). ... more
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Sat Mar 1, 2014
John Arendsen answered:
I've been seeing an inordinate amount of these questions popping up on Trulia in recent weeks. As I've said on the other threads I've commented on there's absolutely no way of guaranteeing that any neighborhood will have little or especially NO CRIME.

We're living in a very different time and place today. Unlike anytime since possibly the Great Depression we are living in very volatile socio economic times everywhere in America as well as most places in the World.

What with dynamics like poverty, homelessness, unemployment, illegal immigration and shear desperation it's clearly obvious why crime is on the rise everywhere. What were once considered very safe and secure upscale neighborhoods are now viable high value targets for those who wish to prey on them.

I've livee in a very laid back, low key semi rural North San Diego country neighborhood for the past 33 years. During that time we've never locked the doors on our cars or homes and we've always left our bicycles out unlocked.

In the past several months we've had an influx of multi-family or multi-tenant renters moving into several of the single family residents that have come up for rent throughout our neighborhood. Sometimes there are as many as a dozen old cars and trucks parked in the driveways and on the streets.

Common sense has to tell you that these folks aren't the most financially privileged or steadily employeed. Hence, lot's of folks are hungry and desperate to pay the rent so voila our once very safe and quiet neighborhoods become not so safe and secure.

As a result we've seen a dramatic increase in break-ins and burglaries. Fortunetley there has been no violent crime. Just folks stealing bicycles, lawn mowers & myriad garden tools or anything of value that's not secured. We even have a neighbor who's had 4 chickens stolen in the past month. Duh........ya think they might be hungry?

So we took measures into our own hands and with the help of local law enforcement we've facilitated a NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH PROGRAM. Since the signs have gone up and we've installed or activated existing security systems and video cameras and our buddies at the Sheriff's Dept have been making their presence known and we've all been keeping in touch with one another and notifying one another when we'll be out of town things have really calmed down. In fact there have been no incidents in the past couple of months.

So the long and short of it is that there is no totally safe and secure way of keeping your neighborhood free of crime. The best thing you can do is become involved in your community and stay aware of the folks who live around you.
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Mon Jul 15, 2013
Alex Meguerditchian answered:
I have an investment on the market right now for you. Call me for more info...3bed/2bth 1500sqft 95k!
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Wed May 29, 2013
Tamara Stoebe answered:
Hello Su2811,

I cannot find any indication that there is an HOA fee in this neighborhood - I looked at over 15 listings in the last few years and NONE of them indicate an HOA or a fee.

If I can help you please feel free to contact me.

Tamara Stoebe, REALTOR/Notary
GRI, e-PRO, CHS, QSC
DRE License #01827461
Prudential Troth REALTORS
1801 W. Ave. K
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 466-6849
Fax (661) 422-3006
www.TamaraStoebe.com
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Tue Apr 23, 2013
Tamara Stoebe answered:
Hello Willisha Lockett,

This property is off of Avenue K and Gadsden - about 1/2 mile from Sierra Highway. The local train station/Metrolink is about 1 3/4 miles from this apartment. 10th St. West/Avenue K is a major cross street, and is about 1/8 mile from the apartment which has major bus service.

I hope that this answers your questions.

Tamara Stoebe, REALTOR/Notary
GRI, e-PRO, CHS, QSC
DRE License #01827461
Prudential Troth REALTORS
1801 W. Ave. K
Lancaster, CA 93534
(661) 466-6849
Fax (661) 422-3006
www.TamaraStoebe.com
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Wed Oct 20, 2010
Jd Moshier answered:
Concerned

This is a scam. Some people use legitimate names or parts of names to confuse other people. When in doubt ask questions.

JD Moshier
REALTOR
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Thu Oct 1, 2009
Andrew Jones answered:
Hi Pamela,

Don't be confused by the hype about different leads and sources for 'forclosure' properties. If a home is for sale it's almost always listed by the local Multiple Listing Service. This includes short sales & REOs'. Most agents offer listing search tools on their websites for their local markets and the big national home search websites typically get their information from the local MLS feeds. The best way to get the most current market information is to work with a real estate agent. Also, don't overlook good, competitively priced homes that are for sale by owners that aren't financially distressed.

As an agent in both California and Nevada I post thousands of listings from Venice to Las Vegas on my own website. Here's a link to a good free tool that I offer which gives you a detailed report on local real estate market conditions and community information for most neighborhoods in L.A. & Orange Counties, San Bernardino, Riverside, & Southern Nevada.

http://www.homeinsight.com/Widget/default.asp?KG0NPSKUKC1D

Please feel free to contact me for more information about investment opportunities in these areas.
Best of luck.
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Fri Jul 24, 2009
Bill Eckler answered:
Chris is "on the mark." Minor mistakes with regards to property information can be tweaked by going through your "profile."

Good luck
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Thu Dec 18, 2008
Bill Eckler answered:
Nancy,

The best source for this information is to contact the local police department or county sheriff's department. They have access to the most accurate and current information and are generally very willing to be helpful. ... more
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Sat Jun 2, 2007
T. Rodriguez answered:
I have investors that buy all cash, visit www.J-Trent.com or give me a call at 661-236-8980
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