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Crime & Safety in Michigan : Real Estate Advice

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Bobby Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in Ann Arbor, MI
Sun Oct 13, 2013
Bobby Thompson answered:

The City of Ann Arbor Police Department currently offers two ways that citizens can find out crime information in a speedy manner.

(Taken from A2.Gov) Citizens can receive crime alerts by either:

Signing up for an e-mail subscription to receive crime alert communications, which you can do by clicking here.
Subscribing to to receive crime alerts when new crimes occur near a specific address. To sign up for crime alert e-mails, click here.

I have taken the liberty of pulling up that data and putting a link for it here:
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Stephen Marks, Home Buyer in Detroit, MI
Thu Oct 10, 2013
Stephen Marks answered:
No look at the overhead. Many vacant lots.
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Pam Bava, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, MI
Wed Sep 18, 2013
Pam Bava answered:
I also suggest you contact the local police or chat with someone in the neighborhood

Good lick
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Haig Istambo…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, MI
Sat Aug 31, 2013
Haig Istamboulian answered:

Realtors can't answer questions relating to crimes or safety of any neighborhood, but we can give you the tools to answer those questions your self.

As Pam said, the best place to get that information is at the local police department. I would also walk up and down the street and talk to a few neighbors in the area and see what they say.

There are also multiple places on the internet that you can research different crime statistics, here a few for you;

Thank you and Good Luck!

(248) 379-6547
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Steven Benson,  in Grand Haven, MI
Wed Aug 21, 2013
Steven Benson answered:
West Ottawa is a fabulous school system. Their High School is ranked 29th in the State of Michigan by US News and World Report (see overview here: ), and their lower-ed schools are good as well.

Much of West Ottawa is rather rural, so you won't typically find "traditional" neighborhoods with houses tightly packed together. The further south you go (toward Holland), the more closely the houses are spaced, and the more populated the area becomes. While I don't hear of much crime in West Ottawa, I'm sure it exists. I would suggest that you contact the Holland Police Department or Ottawa County Sheriff's Department for crime information on the entire area. I live in Grand Haven Township (Grand Haven Public Schools border just West Ottawa school district on the north), and crime here is relatively non-existent... and our schools are fabulous.

The 142nd/Riley area is going to have a more urban feel than most of West Ottawa schools, but it is still a pretty good area. Again, contact the Sheriff/Police for specifics. Personally, I don't think you'd want to go much further south if your description of what you are looking for is accurate.

I will be happy to show you some homes in the area if you would like. As the area's ONLY Exclusive Buyer Representative, I am the ONLY real estate agent who will work exclusively for you... I don't list property, so I NEVER work for the Seller.

If you want to learn more about my services you can go to and/or call me at 616.850.3999.

All the best,

Steve Benson

PS - If the links above aren't active, copy them and paste them into your address bar.
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Guy Gailliard, Real Estate Pro in Southfield, MI
Tue Aug 20, 2013
Guy Gailliard answered:
Hello Joselyn,

What is the concern or question you have about the property on Fairfield

Best Regards,
Guy Gailliard
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joselynne44, Home Buyer in Detroit, MI
Tue Aug 20, 2013
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DAFYADA, Home Buyer in Eastpointe, MI
Sun Aug 18, 2013
DAFYADA answered:
I grew up n Roseville and it is an awesome city! My family still owns the home I grew up in. I can say with confidence that it is a very safe city to live in, In 55 years we have never had a problem. It is a great place to raise a family. We obviously lock our doors these days but we enjoy life with a realistic since of security.

We have an incredible city government that has made this possible. It' an old town with good old fashioned integrity and values. Kind of a handed down tradition. In fact, many of my friends from childhood who's parents served as civil employess, are now in the same or similar positions. ;-)
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DAFYADA, Home Buyer in Eastpointe, MI
Sun Aug 18, 2013
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a.reza27, Home Buyer in Eastpointe, MI
Wed Aug 14, 2013
a.reza27 answered:
do you think its air conditioning is to be repaired ? is it mortgaged property with bank for what year and of payment facility. is it be biddable price? please
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Pam Bava, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, MI
Mon Jul 29, 2013
Pam Bava answered:
Now you know what Realtors have to deal with when we show homes that people do not take care of. It is sickening to have to walk through a home with such filth. Do you think it is the Realtors responsibility to clean these homes. ... more
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Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Fri Jul 26, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
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.
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Dennis Evans, Real Estate Pro in Clifton Park, NY
Wed Jul 24, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
Please consult the local police dept. They can give you the actual figures and they work the area every single day!
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Bob Schweiss, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Tue Jul 23, 2013
Bob Schweiss answered:
Yes you would need to contact the local police department.
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Tracy Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Brentwood, CA
Sat Jul 20, 2013
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mlradka, Real Estate Pro in Waterford, MI
Tue Jul 16, 2013
mlradka answered:
The Oakland County Sheriff now patrol's the Pontiac area. Contact them for Stats.
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New Home Exp…, Real Estate Pro in Royal Oak, MI
Thu Jul 11, 2013
New Home Experts answered:
Lot's of great new home construction in Canton, check out our website for a Canton-specific search engine to view listings and contact us for more info! ... more
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Michelle Gor…, Real Estate Pro in Ada, MI
Fri Jun 21, 2013
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Karen Paytas, Real Estate Pro in Clinton Twp, MI
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Karen Paytas answered:
As Realtors we are not allowed to discuss whether an area is safe or unsafe. You can contact the Police department or goole crime stats for Roseville, MI.

Good Luck,

Karen Paytas, GRI, CMS
Real Living Kee Realty
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