Mar Vista-Palms is a great place to live for families, young professionals, and students.  There is a diverse culture of people with close proximity to West Los Angeles cities.  It has a nice charm with many single family homes, condos, and apartments.  The prices are more affordable than Santa Monica, West LA, Marina Del Rey, and Beverly Hills.  It is also a great community.

Mar Vista-Palms is also relatively close to Santa Monica and Venice beaches.  Driving should be about 10 – 15 minutes without traffic.  You are also more south than West LA which is closer to LAX airport.  With the great location, diverse community, and various real estate properties, Mar Vista-Palms can be a great place to live.