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Should Your Bronx Tenants Join a Local Neighborhood Watch?

Bronx Neighborhood Watch SignIt’s highly recommended that you make an active effort to encourage tenants to become involved in the community and that includes crucial community organizations and programs, like the neighborhood watch. When residents are devoted to their area, they appreciate a more secure community as Bronx property holders enjoy the advantages of low vacancy rates and higher property values.

What is a neighborhood watch?

Neighborhood watch is a distinctive, citizen-led program wherein the members organize themselves, working together with local law enforcement to prevent crime. In actuality, the National Crime Prevention Council has specified that these programs are the best way to reduce residential crime rates.

If there is already a neighborhood watch program in your rental property’s neighborhood, we suggest releasing a communication encouraging your tenants to join. Many renters are happy to contribute their time to a community that meets their needs and reflects their values, and needs a tiny bit of support. When residents are part of keeping their neighborhood secure, they are more likely to form positive relationships with community members, stay in the home longer, and keep your investment property from being targeted and maligned by neighbors.

A safe, protected rental home and satisfied tenants are both keys to a successful long-term investment strategy. At Real Property Management New York Gold, we work alongside property holders and our local community to manage quality rental properties. Our property administration experts understand how essential it is to promote and sustain good relations with neighbors and community leaders. Contact us or call us at 347-905-5770 for more info.

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