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Default Quickly identifying good and bad neighborhoods

Look for MLK or Martin Luther King Boulevard. That's always a bad neighborhood.

Look for a well known book store, like Barnes and Noble. That's always a good neighborhood.

Got any other quick tips that are always reliable?
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Park on one or more of the streets for an afternoon, especially during summertime, not too reliable a barometer in cold weather. You will know in short order if you'll like or be liked living there.
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Park on one or more of the streets for an afternoon, especially during summertime, not too reliable a barometer in cold weather. You will know in short order if you'll like or be liked living there.
Indeed! That's true, but I like to know the indicators that tell you sight unseen whether a place is good or bad. For example, St. Louis has a road named after Barack Obama. That for sure is a bad neighborhood.
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You got me there! That would be a street I would avoid even looking at!
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Look up payday loan and pawn shops and note which neighborhoods have an abundance of them. Pick an address in the neighborhood and then call a local pizza place to find out if they'll deliver to that address.
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There are no supermarkets in the area
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Look up payday loan and pawn shops and note which neighborhoods have an abundance of them. Pick an address in the neighborhood and then call a local pizza place to find out if they'll deliver to that address.

OUTSTANDING IDEA! We are thinking about relocating to get away from the New York City/New Jersey crowd, and I suddenly feel an urge for pizza pie....
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Cars parked on the lawn. And what kind of cars are they?
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Anywhere I can't see my nearest neighbors yard light at night from my place is good
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The ratio between cattle and progressive Democrats. Though both have a herd mentality, the former is more truthfull and trustworthy.

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