Hello snowbirds from WA - In regards to safety, Mesquite has a very low crime rate. For more information, contact the Mesquite police department directly. They can answer your concerns about safety. As for location, that is really a personal preference. What you like or dislike might not be viewed the same way by others. While viewing homes, go back and drive the neighborhoods. It will help you decide if you want to live in that neighborhood. Let me know when you will be in town. I am here to help answer your questions and show you properties that fit your budget. Give me a call.