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Coulwood West : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Oct 15, 2012
Robin Faison answered:
Hey Jennifer,

Realtors walk the line on questions about safety. I am not sure if there is a "safe" place in this world. Absolute safety exists in our minds. However, there are crime patterns and events that can be tracked. Here are some of my suggestions:

1. Call the police department and ask for the contact information for the neighborhood police liaison officer for Coulwood West or for any neighborhood that you are considering. Then ask for the crime map and statistics for the last 2 years.

2. Put this address into google with the word "crime". Put the neighborhood into google with the word "crime". If a violent crime has occurred, google may have a record of it.

3. Go to the sex offender registry for NC to see what pulls up in the area.

4. Finally, you should walk and drive the neighborhood and talk to the homeowners. Find out how many houses are owned and how many are rented.

5. Get your favorite real estate agent to help you figure out what is best for your needs.

Wishing you success,
Robin Faison, broker
Keller Williams Realty
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Fri Aug 10, 2012
Abby Nelson answered:
I would check out the charlotte mecklenburg police department's website. What type of home are you looking for?
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Wed May 8, 2013
Daniel Fisher answered:
Good afternoon, Dennis:
I don't know of any Charlotte areas where everyone is local. There is a nice blend of people from all over in this area. For people who are concerned about spiders and mosquitoes, a pest control company can do a nuisance spray. The black rat snakes seem to be most common, but I have not seen one for a long time. If you appreciate an answer, please give "thumbs up". For the most helpful answer, please say thanks with a "best answer" click. ... more
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