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Rainmaker
846,475
Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

Hi Desmond-everybody before me pretty much said the same thing. Today I am sure your customers can find all that info online or with a phone call to the police dept.

Feb 19, 2016 08:06 PM
Rainmaker
3,626,524
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR

Give them the local number to the police department.

Feb 19, 2016 07:26 PM
Rainmaker
1,619,091
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

You can advise whatever you want or even pull a report for them with an official data, but I would not..., same with sex offenders information. 

Feb 19, 2016 05:44 PM
Rainmaker
3,071,489
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Provide them with a link to the AAR Buyer Advisory

Feb 19, 2016 10:39 PM
Rainmaker
1,466,207
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Desmond Neoh In my State, it is not our job. Our job is to refer them to the police department for their answers.

Feb 19, 2016 10:24 PM
Rainmaker
152,561
Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
Coldwell Banker Realty - Woodbridge, VA
Helping agents live an exceptional life!

Definitely not our jobs. I direct clients to the police department, crime reports, sex offender's list, and advise them to check out the neighborhood in the evenings and on weekends.

Feb 19, 2016 10:15 PM
Rainmaker
908,508
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Suggest they google it. Most Police and Sheriffs Depts these days have websites and facebook pages, etc where much information is available to the public.

Feb 19, 2016 10:03 PM
Rainmaker
5,190,916
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Prefer to be the source of the source on this issue. They can rate it for themselves!

Feb 19, 2016 09:40 PM
Rainmaker
1,722,626
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I direect them to the local law enforcement site. To say anything without a verifiable basis is an invitation to a suit in  our business.

Feb 19, 2016 09:15 PM
Rainmaker
513,637
Brenda J. Andrew
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Willis, TX
Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX

There is a webiste I direct them to so they can do their own due diligence to satisfy themselves of information they are looking for.

Feb 19, 2016 09:07 PM
Rainmaker
4,973,088
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

There are many on-line reporting agencies that many buyers are already investigating. I rarely now get asked that question.

Feb 19, 2016 08:55 PM
Rainmaker
4,434,127
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

They should check with the police.

Feb 19, 2016 08:54 PM
Rainmaker
556,286
Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

When you send them to the meagan law site make sure they understand that it is in no way accurate. The offenders might not be where it says they are and there might be offenders where it says there are none.

Feb 19, 2016 08:35 PM
Rainmaker
4,850,663
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I refer them to the local police department.  Be the source of the source not the source.

Feb 19, 2016 08:31 PM
Rainmaker
564,720
Women of Westchester Working Together
Women of Westchester Working Together - West Harrison, NY
Women helping Women get ahead

I believe giving out that info would be a fair housing violation.  I would refer them to online or local sources.

Feb 19, 2016 08:23 PM
Rainer
42,620
Fred Hafdelin
Weichert Realtors - Mountain Lakes, NJ

I refer them to the Police Dept and the Megans Law site.

Feb 19, 2016 06:45 PM
Rainmaker
2,759,787
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Demoting Desmond. That is not a real estate agent's job. Have them check with the local police department.

Feb 19, 2016 05:15 PM
Rainmaker
4,552,903
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Check with the local law enforcement agency.  

Feb 19, 2016 05:01 PM
Rainer
84,578
Fathom Realty Group Inc.
Fathom Realty Group Inc - Orange, CA
Get Paid what your WORTH!

Have them do a search with local law enforcement.

Feb 19, 2016 03:45 PM
Rainmaker
2,070,825
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Yes, local PD 

Dec 01, 2019 09:32 AM
Rainmaker
1,598,452
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

I would send them to the local PD office 

Dec 01, 2019 09:19 AM
Rainmaker
7,788,039
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

The information is available online or they can make their own calls.

Feb 21, 2016 03:27 AM
Ambassador
6,352,545
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

check on the internet or call the police

Feb 20, 2016 03:44 PM
Rainmaker
4,272,424
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I tell them to check with the local police department or sheriff.

Feb 20, 2016 11:54 AM
Rainer
223,831
LUXURYSOCALREALTY COMPASS La Jolla
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

City-data has nice info

 

Feb 20, 2016 11:29 AM
Rainmaker
2,224,473
Debbie Laity
Cedaredge Land Company - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO

I have them check with local law enforcement. 

Feb 20, 2016 10:58 AM
Rainmaker
864,658
Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Not our job. You might get yourself in hot water by answering. It is best that you guide them to do their own online searches.

Feb 20, 2016 10:07 AM
Rainmaker
1,498,148
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Call the 5-O and ask the po-po for the info.

Feb 20, 2016 09:03 AM
Rainmaker
140,768
Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

I tell them to ask the police dept.

Feb 20, 2016 08:06 AM
Rainmaker
3,986,196
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I give the local police number and tell them to ask that question of them

Feb 20, 2016 07:13 AM
Rainmaker
4,800,082
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

That's a slippery slope to get into.  I refer them to our Sheriff's office or to web sites.

Feb 20, 2016 04:21 AM
Rainmaker
3,988,007
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I direct them to the sites to get the current information. I do not profess to have the lastest information and encourage them to research it if it is important to them.

Feb 20, 2016 03:35 AM
Rainmaker
634,482
Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

Point them to a good statistical rezource. Never provide the data directly, always be the-source-of-the-source.

Feb 20, 2016 03:17 AM
Rainmaker
4,898,962
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Call the par officer

 

Feb 20, 2016 02:22 AM
Rainmaker
897,818
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

An agent can direct inquiries to official sites that publicize that sort of reports.

Feb 20, 2016 02:05 AM
Rainmaker
5,583,167
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

for those answers I recommend they stop into the police dept and get that answer....what better source!!!

Feb 20, 2016 01:46 AM
Ambassador
3,339,049
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Direct them to the online resources so they can do their own research and form their own opinions.

Feb 20, 2016 01:18 AM
Rainmaker
617,935
David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Desmond,
Here our police “calls for service” are on a public web site. Clients can review the maps and data or go to a police station with questions.

Feb 20, 2016 12:31 AM
Rainmaker
1,157,785
FN LN
Toronto, ON

Refer to the relevant law enforcement agency.

Feb 20, 2016 12:13 AM
Rainmaker
290,919
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

I'm 'the source to the source' and do not personally provide any information, except to advise them to check on-line Desmond Neoh.  Everyone below has given excellent comments! 

Feb 19, 2016 11:38 PM
Rainmaker
1,209,215
Amanda Christiansen
Christiansen Group Realty (260)704-0843 - Fort Wayne, IN
Christiansen Group Realty

I send them to a website where they can check crime stats, recommend they call the police department if they're worried, and I once told a client that wanted to buy a home in a high crime area to drive by there on a Saturday night.  He didn't buy the house.

Feb 19, 2016 11:35 PM
Rainmaker
5,096,166
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I tell them to check out the statistics on-line and with the local police station. I do not opine on this subject.

Feb 19, 2016 10:30 PM
Rainmaker
921,504
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

I provide the information and cite the source of the data.

Then I refer them to the lexicon of house hunting. Nice wrought iron does not mean nice wrought iron.

Feb 19, 2016 09:45 PM
Rainmaker
1,183,216
Peter Mohylsky, Beach Expert
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

I provide all requested information to my clients. 

Feb 19, 2016 02:44 PM