GROWING THE SOUTH-WEST | Most buyers don't research crime rates

Choosi Insurance's Home Fears Report shows 70.4 per cent of Australians fear a break-in, 70.1 per cent are concerned about home security and 64.7 per cent say these worries are up in recent years. The report showed:

  • Most don't research local crime figures before moving to a new home;
  • 46 per cent said break-ins or other crimes (48 per cent) in their area are enough to make them consider moving;
  • 45 per cent said home break-in fears are due to crime-rate rises;
  • 52 per cent don't have a break-in action plan; and
  • 65 per cent have physical barriers in place, such as lock and key and security screens.
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