Go to greatschools.net. It it like a Yelp review site for schools so take it with a grain of salt. Some people do not like Buena Vista as many non-English speaking kids attend there and the teachers spend all their energy just trying to bring them up to average level.... more
I feel your pain, I too live in the Cherry Lane neighborhood and have tried to refinance.
Here are the most recent sales in our neighborhood;
2600 Cherry Lane 4/3 on 2783 Sq. Ft. $832,000 sold 9-23-10
All other sales in our neighborhood were in 2009
55 Frances 3/2 1935 Sq. Ft. sold 3/30/09 for $815,000
23 Elmwood 3/2 1361 Sq. Ft. sold 9/23/09 for $645,000
15 Elmwood 4/3 2379 Sq. Ft. sold 10/13/09 for $750,000
If you or anyone you know wants to buy or sell a house, let me know.