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Old 12-29-2011, 09:15 PM
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Thinking about renting a home in this area. Can anybody tell me if this is a decent area to live? We don't have any kids just yet so schools aren't important.
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Old 12-30-2011, 06:54 AM
Location: Berwyn, IL
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IIRC, that part of Streamwood is a little bit newer than the core near the Elgin- O'Hare. My grandma has lived in the older part of Streamwood off of Barrington by the Walmart since '93, and hasn't had any major problems. The value of housing has plummeted and brough in 'some' riff raff, but nothing major at all.
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Old 12-30-2011, 12:31 PM
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I much prefer minor riff-raff to major riff-raff...

There are probably worse places to rent a house, but unless there is some compelling bargain price or super short commute to work I would probably look at a more desirable area.
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