How To Tell If A Neighborhood Is Safe

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Recently spotted in a neighborhood whose identity shall not be revealed:

Possible reasons for locking up your garbage:

A.  You’ve either experienced- or had neighbors experience- someone rifling through your trash.

B.  You’re tired of your next door neighbor leaving her labradoodle’s landmines in your garbage can.

C.  Extreme paranoia.

D.  All of the above.

I’m not suggesting that a locked garbage indicates an unsafe neighborhood.  I do, however, encourage buyer clients with any safety concerns to be on the lookout for visual cues like the locked garbage can.  As they say, The More You Know

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Jon Effron is widely regarded as one of the leading Realtors in Atlanta, working with both buyers and sellers throughout the metro area to maximize their real estate investments. In 2014, Jon was the #1 individual agent at Keller Williams Intown, one of the largest brokerages in Intown Atlanta. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Jon was the Vice President of Development at Tujay Group, an Atlanta real estate development firm. His career pre-real estate included stints at, eGroups (now Yahoo! Groups) and Elite Traveler magazine, where he served as the Vice President of Marketing.