Whether you have only a handful or a lot of neighbors, are they all ones you feel comfortable being around you?
While you more times than not do not get to choose your neighbors, what can you do if one or more of them make you feel uneasy?
Well, that depends on how you define uneasy.
In some instances, it could mean a neighbor who is a little too invested in your life. You might also have concerns if this is a neighbor whose home is attracting visitors at all hours of the night.
In the event a neighbor has gotten your attention for the wrong reasons, what steps will you take to address it?
Is It Time to Do Some Investigative Work?
If a neighbor concerns you, you might move on with conducting an online people search.
With their full name entered into an online search, you can oftentimes find some or most of the following:
You might also think about doing a search of one’s license plate.
That search can provide you with
The more background info you have on someone, the better informed you will be moving forward.
That said what do you do if that neighbor gives you a reason for concern?
First, if you have children, make it a point to keep them away from the neighbor at all times. The last thing you want is to have something bad happen to your child. If it did, you could very well look back with regret one day.
Second, you might want to check with your local law enforcement to see if they are aware of the individual. While the police are likely busy, it does not hurt to inform them about a situation they may not know about.
Last, make sure your home has protection from any possible intruders.
While that neighbor of concern may have zero intentions of causing you grief, do you take that chance?
Band Together with Others
If you can’t shake the feeling that your neighbor is up to no good, will police check the situation on a regular basis. When that is the case, it may come down to the neighbors banding together.
Sit down and talk with those neighbors you are on good terms with to see if they share any of your concerns. If they do, put together a plan of action that is within the law and will not cause major problems for everyone.
Also look at recording video or cell phone video of any actions the neighbor takes that concern you.
By doing this, you can supply law enforcement or an attorney with evidence to back your case.
When a neighbor gives you too many reasons for concern, what steps will you take to resolve the matter in a peaceful manner?