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Quality of Life in Pittsburgh : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Nov 14, 2014
Gary Swank answered:
You might consider looking into the 55+ communities.
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Mon Nov 11, 2013
cakuz1 answered:
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
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Sat Mar 6, 2010
Jeff K answered:
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
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Tue Dec 23, 2008
Jeffrey Bennett answered: is a good source for third party comparison of school districts in and around Pittsburgh. For the public system, see 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).

Let me know if I can help you further.
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Thu Apr 3, 2008
Dan Haeck answered:
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
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Thu Apr 3, 2008
Dan Haeck answered:
It would help to know what area and your budget. Rentals can range from $500 to $2500 depending on area and criteria. I have some rentals but I need more info.
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