“Houses can form a neighborhood but only people can make it a community."

ManyHouses03.jpgCommunity is an essential part of family, of lifestyle, and of real estate.

Understanding local conditions in Solano County is important when it comes to buying, selling or renting, but the neighborhood you choose can have a dramatic impact on all other aspects of your life as well.

When it’s time to move, call us to get a representative on your side who has experience and is knowledgeable about the local market to help you make the best transition possible!  

Below is a list of our favorite websites for rental listings.  Some, like Zillow feature demographics and other helpful information on the local area.   See below:

  • HotPads
  • Zillow Rentals
  • Trulia
  • Point 2 Rentals
  • Apartments.com
  • MyApartmentMap
  • Padmapper
  • Lovely (livelovely)
  • AHRN (Military only)


Other helpful information about the area can be found on websites such as: 

  • Crime Reports
  • Family Watchdog
  • Great Schools
  • School Digger   


Last, but not least ---the local Chamber of Commerce in any given city will always be a great source of local information.  

Community Information

Vacaville is more vibrant than ever!  There is always something exciting to do or see.  Whether it is taking in a show, enjoying an outdoor festival, attending a community class, or simply hanging out and enjoying Vacaville’s unique culture. It is the people that make Vacaville special.  This is a place to work, live and call home.

Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

1. Make a list of all of the amenities that are close by in the neighborhood you are considering as your new residence.  Keep in mind what distances and routes to each of these places are acceptable and what are not.

2. Determine what the best features of the neighborhoods are.  This is especially helpful if you are deciding between a few different neighborhoods.

Are there parks nearby?
Is it scenic and visually appealing?
Are there quiet areas, streets, culs de sac?
Are the people friendly in the neighborhood?
Is the neighborhood clean?  Yards, streets, parks?
Are there nice trees and foliage?
Do the lots have large or small yards?
Are there walkways and are they easily accessible?
What are the market values of the homes in the area?
Are there many houses for sale?
How long ago was the community developed?
What is the average age of the people in the area?
Are there families with small children in the area?
What is the proximity to schools?
Are there community events or organizations?

3. Tour the neighborhood.  The best way to determine the cleanliness and friendliness of the neighborhood is to take a tour and meet its residents.