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Crime & Safety in Wichita : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 12, 2013
Josh Barnett answered:
Tue Feb 19, 2013
Anna Owen answered:
I actually live in that neighborhood! The community policing officer for the area is very nice and good with all of us. Feel free to send me and email or call or text with any questions. aowen@weigand.com or 316-305-4080 ... more
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Sat Nov 17, 2012
LeAnna Beat answered:
There are several ways to find out about crime in a neighborhood. Go to Kansas.com, which is the Wichita Eagle newspaper website. Go to the "news" tab, then "Crime & Courts" tab. On that site, you can search the Wichita Crime Stats. You can also check out the website for the Wichita Police Department: www.wichitapolice.com or Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office: www.sedgwickcounty.org/SHERIFF or Kansas Bureau of Investigations: www.accesskansas.org/kbi.

On the police department site, it will show the names and photos of the neighborhood police officers assigned to each area. You can contact the officer to find out more information.

You will also want to check out the KBI site for the offenders registry: Search the Kansas Bureau of Investigation's Offender Registry at http://www.accesskansas.org/kbi/offender_registry/

Driving through the neighborhood you are interested in purchasing, will also give you an idea of the activity. Pick different times of the day and different days of the week, to cruise through.
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Mon Nov 7, 2011
Reenie West answered:
People sell their homes for all kinds of reasons. Job transfers, divorce, health reasons, death, birth, down sizing, up sizing whatever. Some sellers have been waiting and watching the market to put their homes up for sale. One school of thought is "if my neighbor puts their home up for sale and I have been thinking of selling; their home may sell my home so I'll list it and see what happens". If you look in all the neighborhoods in Wichita you will find multiple homes for sale. One popular area has 44 homes for sale. As far as safety, the best answer was from the Agent in NY, speak with the police department if you have concerns. ... more
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