My last apt was a great place called Mission Stadler Place. Several of the tenents have been there over 10years. Neighbor hood is nice, quiet area that's close to everything. Tell Melissa I sent you
Anywhere you want to live in the United States offers great opportunities...and many time's it's easy for a local Realtor to give you "right-now" answers for homes that are available for lease purchase options.
Pictures on the MLS and neighborhood reports give you a visual idea of how an area matches up to your expectation. Price and opportunity usually always line up closely to job proximity and amenities.
Living near the No. 1 beach in the world can expose me to ocean, boat and beach volleyball noise -- so having a well constructed dwelling gives me quite when I need it! The insurance, utility and water bills will give you an idea of cost, infrastructure and dwelling quality.