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Drive around during rush hour. A neighborhood may look fine on Saturday but trying to get out of the neighborhood on Monday morning may suck.

And look around carefully.

We once leased a very nice apartment for quite cheap, after seeing it on a weekend. We moved in on a weekend, too.

On Monday morning about 7AM we woke up suddenly, looked at each other and said, "Oh. THAT'S why it was so cheap."

The tall hedge at the end of the parking lot block the building from the view of the COMMUTER RAILROAD TRACKS just on the other side.
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