Weho Confused, I find the most important part of deciding where you want to live and where you are comfortable is based on your level of tolerance.
There was a time when Melrose was considered questionable at best and look at it 20 years later.
One has to see the Trends which direction is becoming "trendy" and if you are willing to take advantage of being a "trend setter" then you buy ahead of the curve.
If your tolerance level is not as open, then you wait and pay a premium for those areas that "become and are trendy".... There was a time when South of Olympic was questionable too to potentially confused people
On a side note Fred Sands Realtors, one of the boutique real estate companies of 15-20 years ago had an office on Sunset Blvd the "cool, hip, trendy sunset strip" and next door was a strip club and hundreds of million dollars worth of sales took place from the office. I remember Ben Affleck stoping in and looking at listings on the computer in the office... more