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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Take a look at the crime maps here in Las Vegas:

Hope this helps,

Ali, Community Manager
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Thu Oct 5, 2017
Yanoska Diaz answered:
Hello Chenita, I recommend that you visit you will find lots of helpful information including, safety, recreation, social services, transportation and much more. Public school rating and locations can be reviewed at

Please feel free to visit my profile, review my recommendations, Voices Activity and send me an email detailing what your expectations are in this new Real Estate acquisition.
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Realtors are not allowed to comment on the "bad element".
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Dan Nolan asked:
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Wed Mar 20, 2013
Jeanne Feenick answered:
I would call the township and alert them of your security and safety concerns.

Jeanne Feenick
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Fri Oct 17, 2014
Jennifer Watts answered:
You can find crime reports here:

If you are currently not working with an Agent, please call or email me with questions about any properties in our area. :)

Jennifer Watts, Realtor
Buyers and Sellers Agent
Dockside Realty
843.217.1950 - cell
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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Christy Grear answered:
The best source for crime statistics in any area is the local law enforcement agency. Trulia also has some crime statistics listed on the site, if you go down to local info when viewing a property and then click on crime. ... more
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Mon Mar 18, 2013
Cristian Navas answered:
Nutley is a very safe town. The link below can give you some stats if you'd like to see how Nutley compares with the NJ state averages.

Cristian Navas
Coldwell Banker Franklin Realty

office: 973.235.1312
cell: 973.902.7242

"Tambien hablo espanol si lo prefiere."
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Sat Mar 30, 2013
Jonathan Unrath answered:
It depends, a lot of time that far south it goes block by block. There is A LOT of rehab going on 4-5 blocks north. Eventually this is going to be next wave of rehabs however in all honesty its not their yet HOWEVER this is a great price to get into the area at this point. They recently just reduced the price as well.

Let me know if you have any questions. Are you preapproved?

Jon Unrath
Weichert Realtors Media
267 968 1505
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
The Medford Team answered:
Overall, Realtors are prohibited by law from telling you whether or not any specific neighborhood is safe. It’s called “steering” and we are prohibited by our code of ethics and federal law from providing such information. Here are a couple posts that explain more:

NO STEERING ALLOWED: 3 Important Facts To Know As A Buyer

Don’t Get ‘Steered’ in the Wrong Direction

However, we CAN tell you where to go to get information. In your case, for crime statistics, go to the following sites:
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Thu May 16, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
The local police department can better answer your questions; or check local archived print media; ask any longtime neighbors...
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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Rick Musto answered:
Best thing to do is check the local public safety website, for example in Cumming it is either the Forsyth County Sheriff or the City of Cumming Police, depending on where the property is. I will say that in general Cumming is a safe city, truly a suburb community of Atlanta.

I would be happy to show you properties and give you more information about the community. Give me a call when you get a minute!

Rick Musto, Realtor®, ABR®, SRES®
Managing Broker
Buckhead Home Realty
Serving the Atlanta Metro Area
Cell: 770-480-7699
Work: 404-419-1004
Fax: 770-783-3119
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Tue Mar 26, 2013
Christian Withington answered:
I know a few elderly people that live there since the place was built without incident. Maybe try
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
It is one thing to ask if there is crime;
It is quite another thing to ask us WHY?

Realtors cannot comment on crime, in either case;
Just like Religion and Race, if we commented, positively or negatively, it could be called "Steering" and a Realtor could be sanctioned for it.

Use your GOOGLE and research the crime yourself..
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Wed Dec 4, 2013
Laurie Ransom asked:
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Ariana Loucas answered:
Dear JWilkinson,
You ask a question we hear often. I wrote a post to answer that very concern. It's pasted below. Feel free to also browse my site for other helpful FAQ topics:
Researching an area to move is probably the first thing you as home buyers do when wanting to move. The research often begins with the houses, and prices. If you like the homes for the price, then many buyers make searching community amenities and perhaps schools next.

Now comes the time to have the REALTOR take you out and tour the homes researched. Wondering if your research has been accurate you ask the agent “How is this area?” At which point you should imagine hearing the sounds of a mack truck’s screeching breaks trying to stop before hitting the itty bitty car in front of them. What I mean by this is did you know that it is a violation for us REALTORS to comment on any neighborhood, community, city, region, or even schools. That’s right. We could be accused of trying to “steer” certain people into certain neighborhoods by answering questions like “What are the demographics here?” Or “What is the crime rate here?”

To find these answers call the local police department. Google the local crime reports, which often will populate by entering an address alone. Drive the areas at different times and include early morning trips to gain an idea of traffic to and from your office if you’d be in rush hour traffic. I had a client rent a hotel room one night near the house she was considering to get a feel for the community and commute to work. She shopped the nearby malls, ate at an area restaurant, walked the local park, and left the hotel for work in the morning. What a great idea to get hands on research.

Do your own investigating and ask neighbors in the community. With the Internet, everything you’d want to know is at your fingertips from community reports, school report cards, US Census reports, employment / employers and more. Just remember, you shouldn’t seek this information from a licensed Real Estate Professional. A home purchase is a big investment lasting years. Do your homework in advance.

Ariana Loucas RE/MAX
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Wed Apr 3, 2013
Diane Maxon answered:
You will need to check with the East Precinct of the Jersey City Police Dept. They can give you the crime stats for that area. Good Luck!
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Thu Sep 25, 2014
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Fri Mar 15, 2013
Dottie Southern asked:
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Fri Oct 17, 2014
Christine House answered:
Here is the Crime Mapping link. You can look up any address you are curious about.

It covers the entire county!
Christine House
843-215-6831 Direct
609-339-0916 Mobile
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