BX residents fed up with constant real estate soliciting

Some residents living in the eastern part of the Bronx say they have been experiencing daily soliciting from real estate agents looking to buy their

Some residents living in the eastern part of the Bronx say they have been experiencing daily soliciting from real estate agents looking to buy their homes.

Some residents living in the eastern part of the Bronx say they have been experiencing daily soliciting from real estate agents looking to buy their homes. (4/20/16)

THE BRONX - Some residents living in the eastern part of the Bronx say they have been experiencing daily soliciting from real estate agents looking to buy their homes.

Residents say there are no "for sale" signs on their homes, or any indication that they are looking to sell. Many living in the area say they are confused as to the surge in solicitors.

According to Sen. Jeff Klein, a cease and desist law and its "do-not-contact" list expired in 2014, resulting in an increase of real estate solicitors to residents in Community Board 10 and 11.

Residents say the soliciting includes mailings, notices on fences and doors and in some cases calling numerous times.

Reports claim that at times these solicitors have told Bronx residents their community is in bad shape and that their neighbors are selling, which has turned out to be untrue in many cases.

Sen. Klein says he has been working with local community groups to collect evidence of these cases. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 1 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Police say the 22-year-old victim was found shot 2 Police: Man injured in Crotona Parkway shooting
Norwood residents are advocating for more security and 3 Residents demand better security, lighting after man beaten in lobby
Police have made an arrest in connection with 4 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
5 East End: North Fork Chocolate Company

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE