I have lived in west mifflin for over 30 yrs.its close to everything,safe,my child went to school in w.m.,and excelled.We are presently selling our home to be near the grandkids and it will be hard to leave the area.check out the property at 443 victoria st... more
The others are right ... run, don't walk, away - unless you are getting a STEAL.
I know that Pittsburgh didn't get hit the way a lot of other areas did but it is still a buyers market. Why buy someone else's problem unless it's at a great discount? And even then - make sure that when YOU sell that you wait until all the trees have filled in, so YOUR buyers don't hear anything at all ...... more
SchoolMatters.com is a good source for third party comparison of school districts in and around Pittsburgh. For the public system, see www.pghboe.net. Upper St. Clair (South Hills) is nationally ranked. There are also lots of very good private schools in the area, particularly in the city (including single sex schools).
I will give you a few favorites. I like Mt. Lebanon for great schools and public safety. It is close to everything and kept very clean. It has a neat main street with lots of shops and restaurants. For a quieter more breathing room type of area, try Jefferson Hills, good schools. Lower taxes to the South in washington County, North Strabane and Peters Twp. are both nice with great schools and public safety. Check my site for more ideas.... more