Find a good real estate agent. They should be able to steer you toward some great web sites that give information on schools and crime in the area. Also, many states will provide information on sex offenders that may be living in the area. Splurge and take a two day vacation at a local hotel. Walk around town. Check out the coffee shops and restaurants. Talk to people. Its worth the time to justify the investment!... more
Crime levels around 128 Manchester Drive located in the Cambridge Estate Development, are lower compared to the overall average for the Fairfield area.
These Cambridge Estate's units are predominately investor-owned and mainly rented by U.S.Air Force personnel stationed at the adjacent Travis AFB. Because military members generally have stable employment and can be punished both by military and civilian courts for crimes or debts, they tend on average to be less likely to commit crimes with intent.
The only downside with Air Force renters is the high-turnover of tenants due to the transient nature of the military lifestyle. If you are an owner-occupier, you can expect new neighbors every 2-4 years, usually younger couples with small children.... more