Good question! I would recommend comparing the communities school and crime maps on Trulia. Just look on the top green bar on this page and click on Local Info. You can compare and contrast the information for each city. Good luck!
This is like trying to hide the cemetery across the street from the luxury house. It's going to be hard to make it not noticeable. There is a saying in real estate, objections you can fix you fix but the objections you can't fix need a price reduction to make go away. Unless there are code violations or laws being broken you might have a hard time.... more