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Old 08-11-2008, 05:04 PM
 
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I wanted to buy a house in Soutfield and was wondering if the neighborhood gets better the farther north you go?

I have seen some houses betten 9 mile and 10 mile road and am concerned with crime.
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Old 08-12-2008, 08:13 AM
 
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For the most part the more north you go in Southfield the better. I would look in the northern reaches around Bingham Farms, Beverly Hills, or Franklin. If you look in the City of Southfield look around 12 or 13 mile. You can look around 9 to 10 mile as you said but you will find more crime in that area vs. 12 or 13 mile. 8 to 9 mile, forget it! It is filled with crime like Detroit.
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Old 08-12-2008, 11:10 AM
 
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One other point about Southfield -- most of it is in the Southfield School District, but there are a few very small areas in the northeast corner of Southfield that are in the Birmingham School District. These sections are north of Webster Road, south of 13 Mile Road, east of Evergreen Road, and west of Greenfield Road.

The link below is a PDF of a map of the Birmingham School District. The parts of Southfield that are in this district are shown in sections 6-F, 6-G and 6-H.

http://www.birmingham.k12.mi.us/NR/r...treetIndex.pdf

Birmingham is considered one of the top school districts in the state (opinions may vary).
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Old 08-15-2008, 05:41 PM
 
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I noticed Centex was selling new homes which happen to be in the Birmingham School District.
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Old 08-17-2008, 09:15 AM
 
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Did you see a specific house that you liked? I would not feel safe living in Southfield or if I had kids want them to go to that school district. I went to Birmingham schools and I thought they were very good. I was driving around looking at homes and some areas like Franklin,West Bloomfield,Bloomfield Hills had some homes for very affordable. That depends on your price range I guess but to me safety is very important.
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