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Old 04-14-2012, 12:05 AM
 
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Hello All,

I am currently in the process of accepting a job in Niskayuna and have been looking at apartments for rent.

Searching for a bit, I found out that the Hampshire Apartments in Schenectady (only a 5 min drive from my work) got great reviews. However, after spending numerous hours on this website, I have come to realize that Schenectady might not be the best place to live (drugs, gangs, etc.) in.

I was hoping if you all could guide me to look in specific areas. It would be great to move in an area where there are events always happening, but also (as mentioned above) safe enough that if I get a dog, that I can take her out for walks at night. I am single if that helps, and I do enjoy outdoor activities quite a bit.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:55 AM
 
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It depends on where you are in Schenectady too. Cities aren't monolithic in terms of neighborhoods and Schenectady is no different. In fact, it looks like those apartments are barely in the city of Schenectady and aren't too far from Niskayuna High School. So, you should be fine.

This may help in terms of other suggestions: http://www.tricityrentals.com/Albany...RegionMap.aspx

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Old 04-17-2012, 03:41 PM
 
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ckhtankgod thank you for your reply. That website definitely will help my search a lot.
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:59 PM
 
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Here's another website: Renters Guide - Albany Apartments in New York and Albany, NY Apartment Complexes
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:26 AM
 
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ckhthankgod that website is amazing! Are there any particular areas I should "avoid"? The Capitol Green Apartments look very nice and cheap. Also, I see a lot of apartments include heat and hot water included. I assume this will come in handy quite a bit during the winter season...
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:13 PM
 
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That area of Sch'dy is perfectly fine. I live nearby. I wouldn't hesitate.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:46 PM
 
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Possibility of a family move. Work is in Malta. We have daughters (ages 15,14) Where is the BEST place to live/school/etc.???
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:17 AM
 
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Possibility of a family move. Work is in Malta. We have daughters (ages 15,14) Where is the BEST place to live/school/etc.???
Saratoga.
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:54 AM
 
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I agree.. check out Saratoga Springs.. I have a child in the middle school.. Maple Ave.. it is fine. Great place to raise kids..

Best Places to Live 2011 - Top 100: Town details: Saratoga Springs, NY - from MONEY Magazine
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Old 07-31-2012, 06:57 AM
 
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Possibility of a family move. Work is in Malta. We have daughters (ages 15,14) Where is the BEST place to live/school/etc.???
Ballston Spa may also work as well. Ballston Spa, New York just minutes from Saratoga Springs, NY

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