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Crime & Safety in West Virginia : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Aug 28, 2014
Diane Christner answered:
Real estate agents should not be giving customers our personal opinions as to whether an area is bad or good, safe or not. We could potentially be found in violation of national Fair Housing laws for doing so. When questions like this come up, it is suggested we refer people to crime mapping web sites or to the local police/sheriff office for more information. ... more
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Tue Jan 21, 2014
Charlena C. Dempsey answered:
Sadly everywhere is getting bad when it comes to crime and drugs. But just speaking of Huntington if you notice on WSAZ.com or The Herald Dispatch newspaper a lot of the people being arrested for crimes are in fact from the Detroit area. Not placing blame on anyone or place but there has been a lot of people arrested from that area. ... more
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Fri Sep 27, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
Why would you want to know what was in the past? How the heck would we know????????????????
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Tue Aug 27, 2013
Ron Rovtar answered:
Hi Captain186: If you are worried about child molesters in a particular neighborhood you should contact the police for information under Megan's Law. It is my understanding that different states handle this differently, but you should be able to get basic information about known sex offenders in the area. For more information about Megan's Law, check out the link below.

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Ron Rovtar
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Sun Oct 12, 2008
Bill Eckler answered:
Dee,

The National Child Abuse and Neglect number is 800-422-4453. They will connect you with the appropriate agency in your local area.
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Mon Jan 14, 2008
Rebeka Stawarz answered:
Probally not a good place to buy a house. I live in Morgantown, WV but I lived in Bluefield until I was 23 years old and that just wasn't a good neighborhood to live in. Sorry
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