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.
It is your choice as the parent. It would depend on the age, I guess. I just have a concern with all the stories we hear about, even with older children. I know it probably seems like a convenient solution but I think all other options should be considered first - are there after school options at their school, at a local Boys & Girls Club, at your Church or YMCA. Check with local social services. Be careful.... more
Unfortunately, no matter if you're Male or Female, a licensed real estate agents across the 50 states are not allowed to talk about safefty. Per Fair Housing Laws we cannot. The best advice is, you must walk to the building and the surrounding area. If you like it, you can give an agent a call.
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I am a lifelong NYC resident, and we are talking 5 decades here. NYC has never been safer. If have seen neighborhoods only come up, not deteriorate, in the last 10-15 years. I don39;t know what neighborhoods you are referring to, but you can check crime stats with local precincts. There are many great neighborhoods for your daughter and her roommate to explore, enjoy, and live safely and happily in. Other boroughs are options, but you have longer commutes, and random acts can happen anywhere - in any neighborhood, any borough, in any city or state.... more
There are many support groups out there comprised of people with similar situations on hand that will offer better advice/support than any of us ever could in a real estate forum format--and one can begin by checking for programs at local houses of worship, local hospitals, etc. If threats are made that endager your sibling's life or any physical abuse is taking place, the local police should be called in, and the one(s) causing the harm should be arrested.... more
Agents and brokers are not allowed to discuss these matters. You can contact the local police department about your safety questions, It's the 20th precinct located at 120 W 82nd St and online here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/precincts/precinct_020.shtml or by phone: 212 580-6411
There are also online community informational resources that you may be able to find by searching online.... more
Valid question. The best answer I can give you, and the legal one I am obliged to give you, is check with the local precinct on crime statistics. They have that information. See how it compares to other neighborhoods you may be considering.
Hope that helps.
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Maybe you have not taken the proper steps to document your abuse. Otherwise it might just sound like you are trying to change for personel reasons. People become agreeable if you have a paper trail.... more
The best resource for this information is the local police department or county sheriff's department. They have access to the mose accurate and up to date information and are generally very willing to be helpful.
Your best resource to obtain the information, would be to contact the local police department. Also, the internet also has sites that report crime statistics for cities throughout the United States so that you can do your research and make a determination.
Good luck in your condo search.
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Your question is placed under the crime and safety subcatagory. If crime statistics are what you're seeking, you can can contact the NYPD directly. Every precinct has a community liason and their own crime statistics.
New York City is a wonderful place to live. Whether you live in Topeka, Kansas or the UES, it's a good idea to exercise common sense and get involved in your community.
You're within walking distance to Carl Shurtz Park, the Museum Mile, Gracie Mansion, and Central Park. It's not the trendiest neighborhood, but many persons continue to choose to live in the Upper East Side.... more