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Crime & Safety in Nashville : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Jan 31, 2017
Eric Saunders answered:
It is very safe. One of the best spots to live in Nashville
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Sat Jul 30, 2016
Togetcash7650 answered:
Used to live there. Very nice, hip, and safe area.
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Tue Apr 7, 2015
Emily Bock answered:
There are a lot of great neighborhoods around Nashville. The question is: what are you looking for? Depending on your budget, commute, type and size of house, lot, and community amenities, I can find something that would fit your needs! Check out our website and view Nashville resources under Contact Us ... more
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Wed Mar 11, 2015
Will Johnson answered:
I, too, would suggest doing your own research into the area, speaking with people who currently live there, and determining your own level of comfort when it comes to safety. However, online crime rating sites don't give it good ratings. gives it an F for crime rate. I would also suggest checking sites such as and Trulia's property overview for the area ( Best of luck in your home search! ... more
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Becky Ramos answered:
Becky Ramos, Real Estate Pro in Hermitage, TN
Overlook Estates is located in Murfreesboro and many apartment complexes offer security as an amenity or added value. Is your daughter moving here for school or work? I've added a link that you can use to find crime stats. Let me know if I can help. ... more
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Tue Oct 1, 2013
Prentiss Holt answered:
Most of Nashville's outlying areas are very quiet, however, to check crime statistics, it may be best to visit some third-party websites:
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Fri Sep 13, 2013
Sharon Felton answered:
Another site to visit to learn about the safety of a particular neighborhood is: Select Tennessee, and then you can narrow down to Nashville, and even put in the particular address. Warning: It is full of colors and symbols, but it includes a LOT of info. If you would like to visit a particular home to purchase, I would be very happy to help you. ... more
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Sun Aug 25, 2013
Bailie Rhea Hodges-Marrero answered:
Wed Aug 21, 2013
steve condurelis answered:
Check it out for yourself! Download the app, Life360. You will see all the latest stats.

Steve Condurelis
co-founder, Keller Williams Nashville
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Tue May 14, 2013
Debbie Henderson answered:
Love all the answers!! Just like everything in the world.....check the Internet.

I'm a native Tennessean yet I have lived all over the to help. 615-390-0888
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Sat Mar 23, 2013
Bailie Rhea Hodges-Marrero answered:
I have a friend that lives off of Bonnabrook Dr in Hermitage Hills and she has never encountered any issues. She loves living there and has told me for years that she doesn’t plan on moving.

If you would like some more information on that area feel free to give me a call at anytime. I can send you the properties that are currently available and I would love to help you in your search.


-Bailie Rhea
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Thu Jul 26, 2012
Kayla Wells Smith answered:
As someone who has lived there! DON"T DO IT! There were people around us doing drugs, outdoors, in broad daylight. Maintenance never fixed anything that needed to be fixed and a friend who also lived there had maintenance "break in" with their key. I never felt safe in the parking lot as there were always cars being broken into, and they would come every few weeks to "inspect" the place which always felt very invasive. I was very displeased and got out of there as soon as I could. ... more
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Mon Jun 25, 2012
Lee answered:
Hi Amber - Ditto here too. Looking to move in from out of state but since realtors cannot tell you the answer to crime questions due to fair housing regulations (I used to be a Realtor, GRI) you have options. You can hit up the crime stat reports like or you can call the local police department. But even better?? Call the post office. The delivery folks can tell you the real low down. Hope this helps!! I am looking too...and I answered this because living out of state does not grant me the privilege of driving around the neighborhoods on nights and weekends like some are suggesting.... Good luck~ :) ... more
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Thu Jun 7, 2012
Garvin Johnson answered: Try that
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Fri Jun 1, 2012
Steve Condurelis answered:
Great Instincts on your part! I agree with all the answers provided below! You will want to drive selected neighborhoods at night, on the weekends, and at odd times. Are there neighbors out on their yards on Saturdays? Are they visiting together? Are the yards clean and well maintained? Have you gotten out of your car and approached a potential neighbor and asked them how they liked living there? How were you treated? Government stats can be very telling and I'd add to that the "get to know your neighborhood" visit to any potential area.

Steve Condurelis
Keller Williams, Nashville
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Sat May 19, 2012
Patrick Elrod answered:
Sorry, as Realtor we can't discuss these statistics with clients, but you can look it up yourself on Let me know if there are properties you would like to buy and I can help you. ... more
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Mon Apr 16, 2012
Allen Perry answered:
Hi there Nanc,

I'm not sure what homes you are referring to, but I would love to help you find a home in Nashville in a safe neighborhood where you don't have to worry about crime.

Visit my website to see my current listings and email me or give me a call. I would love to help you out.

Hope to hear from you soon,
Allen Perry
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Tue Apr 3, 2012
Virginia Degerberg answered:
My husband and I have owned property in these neighborhoods since 2002. My husband is a contractor/renovator and we have bought homes in Cherokee Park and Richland that he has renovated and sold. We have lived in the Cherokee Park neighborhood since 2003. We truly love the area! The neighborhood associations in both are very active. There are events throughout the year that give you opportunities to meet and know your neighbors. Both are walking neighborhood from early morning to late evenings. We have personally never had any issues with crime and feel very safe here. As in any neighborhood things can happen but we have not had any problems. I walk alone with our dog at night quite frequently. As several other agents have pointed out checking the crime map is always a good idea but I think you will find this area very favorable. :)
Please let me know if I can help answer any other questions or help in any other way!
Virginia Degerberg, Realtor
Village Real Estate Services
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Tue Apr 3, 2012
Elizabeth Morgan answered:
There is a really helpful link right here on this TRULIA site!!!

Click on the Trulia "Local Info" link at the top of this page.
Enter Nashville Tn as the city.
Then click the "local info" link in the drop down menu or the link at right top of page.
Under Nashville Real Estate Overview click the "Crime" link.
There is a heatmap that shows the location of high crime areas, violent / non-violent crimes with police reported incidents listed below the map. Here is a link to get you to that page:

Good luck! I hope this helps & thank you for using this source for a Realtor's advice!
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Thu Jul 29, 2010
Mike Nastri answered:

The links that Kathy left below will be very helpful for you, you should use those to discover whatever you want to know about any and all neighborhoods.

My son and daughter-in-law bought a house in the Villages of Brentwood. The house had some updates and they added a few more updates. The construction was solid and they feel comfortable in the neighborhood. They have a great back yard and a pretty good value there. I believe that most of the homes in the area to be solid and the area is good value. ... more
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