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.