Mimi, when you are looking for a rental in Burlingame your competition are Lewis and Clark and OHSU students. Even if a house is small but close to LC school it rents and now with school ending is a good time to look because students have to rent the houses for the summer to have it in August when school starts. On public transportation is important. LC has a bus that runs to downtown I think many times a day and on weekends to help students get a round. The area is great and some times the rental prices are high but they do seem to rent because of the location. Look at http://www.portlandmaps.com
and check for crime and you will see it is a pretty safe area. Also look at http://www.walkscore.com
and it will rank quite high for a good location. Good Luck.
Tom Inglesby, Broker,
ABR,CRS,RECS, Eco Broker EA S.T.A.R.
Re/Max Equity Group, Inc.