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Old 12-31-2010, 11:59 AM
 
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I will move to houston in june,2011 and i am thinking of 77079 to rent townhouse there it seems good neighborhoods and schools too i have 5 kids and i am looking for all levels elementary,middle and high school . my husband will work at MD Anderson,canser center that's why i choose this area afordable and not far away but houston is huge compare to buffalo,ny[the city we live now] and it seems diffrent please help me how i know which school will be in the zone of my future renting and in 77079 is there any area i suppose to avoid
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Old 12-31-2010, 07:07 PM
 
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I moved south of the Bayou in 77077 (Country Village) about 2 months ago. I was given advice to stay north of Briar Forest.

We don't have kids, so I can't comment on the schools.

The neighborhood is nice, with well kept homes and quiet neighbors. I would say it is about 20% younger families and mostly retired people.

There is a neighborhood email list about crime in the whole west wide of town. Lately, here have been some break ins during the workday and a couple of muggings at grocery stores near Memorial and Dairy Ashford and Briar Forest and Dairy Ashford. I suspect this is typical for most areas in Houston. We do not feel unsafe, but it is different than when we lived in the suburbs in the Northeast.

we're neighbors.
I get the same ashford area emails, keep in mind they cover a LOT of houses and if you'll notice, most of them B&E's are south of Briar Forest.
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