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Mon Apr 22, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

You can check out the crime map here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Washington-District_Of_Columbia/crime/

Ali, Community Manager
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Jessica Kljajic answered:
Hi. Crame rate is calculated by City not area. Your best bet is calling the local police station.
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Tue May 28, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

I would recommend working with an agent: http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Orange_County---78

Ali, Community manager
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
daysi.romero663 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/homes/California/Fontana/sold/2345030-15672-Athol-St-Fontana-CA-92335
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Terry Korahais answered:
Depending on the reason- will determine your plan of action. Contact your bank and see if you can work out an agreement-whatever they ask you to produce,documents,letters etc.etc.. Whatever happened to cause the situation -health reasons, medical bills,loss of job, separation, etc, etc,etc. if you know that will not be getting better, consider putting on the market before all is lost. Terry 718-614-3167 or email TKorahais@elliman.com ... more
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Tue May 21, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Learn more about the area here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Apopka-Florida/community-info/

Ali, CM
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Thu Apr 11, 2013
Elizabeth Morgan answered:
Hi Ron,

http://www.trulia.com/local/#crimes/75218

Check out this helpful Trulia link for an interactive map so you can research the neighborhood.
I would be happy to assist if you are not already working with another Realtor!

Elizabeth Morgan http://www.elizabeth.fathomdallas.com
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Wed Apr 24, 2013
Terri Vellios answered:
You will have to review the website for the key to their color coding.

www.CrimeReports.com will pin point specific crimes so you have a better understanding of the types and frequency of crimes in the area. ... more
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Mon Apr 15, 2013
Don Sherman answered:
Hello Taiwo
I understand considering moving to any area is an important decision but fexeral law prohibits real estate agents from making comments about areas.Another point is one person will like an area & another person may not.It is a personal preference. I can suggest to go online & google Mayfair and you will see information about the area.You can also go to the Philadelphia police dept. website.
Please contact me regarding your real
estate needs.
I am a lifelonv resident of Philadelphia with 15 yrs fulltime experience in real estate.
Don Sherman
Century21 Advantage Gold-Castor
Cellphone-267-716-8228
Email-realtor94@gmail.com
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Tue Dec 31, 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.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Gail Gladstone answered:
Diane,

Realtors are not allowed to comment on neighborhoods or schools, but can be the source of the source.

I recommend that you check in at the local police precinct and see what history they show for crime rate in the area. ... more
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
Christine Anderson answered:
I would live in this neighborhood! You can view more information about the neighborhood at www.neighborhoodscout.com.

Christine Anderson
Century 21 All-Pro
REALTOR®
Direct: (816) 217-6028
Office: (816) 505-3338
christine.anderson2@century21.com
Kansas & Missouri Licensed
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Thu Apr 18, 2013
Marney Kirk answered:
Hi! What is your question that we may be able to answer or send you to the right place to find the answer?

Thank you!

Sincerely,
Marney Kirk

Keller Williams Excellence Realty
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Take a look at the crime maps: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Fall_River-Massachusetts/crime/

Ali, Community Manager
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Beth Kane CRS, ABR GRI,RESE,CDPE answered:
When you ask is this home safe for my kid there are several answers. First if you mean crime rate in the area, then it is best to contact the local police station to get the neighborhood recent crime statics.
If you are speaking about the actual house structure itself, then a home inspection prior to purchase would reveal any structual issue.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Abel Mendoza answered:
Check out my website for rentals in Anaheim and ask me any questions regarding specific neighborhoods. I work and live in Orange County.

www.mendozadreamhomes.com
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Tue Apr 16, 2013
Voices Member answered:
hi abdelilah dehry, even though i know exactly what you're asking and know what you intend, i can't answer your question. here's why:

my definition of good may be bad to others and visa versa. second, i can't persuade clients to certain areas or detract them from other areas for fear of 'block-busting' or 'red-lining'. so... to prevent this, give me parameters to work within and i can find you exactly what you want.

go ahead and give me a call, we can interview each other to see if we're a good fit.

sammy hernandez, realtor
clients first realty, llc
(602) 622.0703 c.
sammydhernandez@yahoo.com
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Wed May 22, 2013
My NC Homes Team answered:
Only you can really answer this question, as someone who lives here in Durham I would tell you that the crime rate here for a city this size is actually among the lowest in the state. I have had many clients attend NCCU and have never heard from any of them that they have had any problems. I would also anticipate that with a group of younger teens there will be chaperons with them at all times and this would be a wonderful experience for her. ... more
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Rodney Mason answered:
Real Estate Agents are not allowed to comment on a variety of topics. The Fair Housing Act restricts the information that can be provided by a Real Estate Agent.

Off Limit Topics Include:
• Crime Statistic (including questions about whether a neighborhood is good or bad or safe)
• Demographics
• Environmental Concerns
• Household Income
• Religion
• Schools (including questions about how good or bad the school is)

Determining to the answers to questions on any of the topics listed above is something that you would need to do on your own. It is up to the individual to make their own determination about a specific area. If a Real Estate Agent were to comment on such a thing, it could be steering which is a prohibited act.

Some websites to try include: http://www.crimereports.com
http://www.familywatchdog.us/
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com
http://www.greatschools.org/
http://www.schoolmatters.com

Reasons Why A Real Estate Agent Cannot Comment
http://realestate.msn.com/article.aspx?cp-documentid=20748062
http://www.fairhousing.com/index.cfm?method=page.display&…
http://realestate.aol.com/blog/2010/12/06/what-a-real-estate…

These links should be able to provide some of the answers you are seeking.

Regards,
Rodney Mason, NMLS #151088
Sr Loan Officer
Prospect Mortgage
825 Juniper St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Office: (404) 591-2453
rodney.mason@prospectmtg.com
Apply Online at http://www.rodneymason.com
Licensed in Alabama & Georgia with over a decade of mortgage lending experience.

Prospect Mortgage offers a full selection of mortgage programs including:
Conventional | FHA | FHA 580-639 FICO | FHA 203K Renovation (Streamline & Consultant) | HomePath® | HomePath® Renovation | HomeStyle® Renovation | VA | USDA | GA Dream | Jumbo Financing.
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Ronald Cullinan answered:
Sara, all you can do is show your clients how to find the data and let them make up their own mind. To do anything else, leaves you open to liability problems for someone else's bad decisions.

Personally, I think of Canyon Creek as one of the nicer neighborhoods in NW Austin, so I'm surprised at this data you've provided.


Ron Cullinan
Avalar Austin
GRI, CRS, ABR, CLHMS, e-Pro
512-799-3239
austin_realtor@earthlink.net
www.austinonlinehomes.com
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