My fiancee and I are thinking about renting an apt. for a year or so after we get married. That way, we could save up a down payment for a house and I could be super close to the downtown law firms. My only concerns are: 1-parking: I know there are assigned spots, but do cars get broken into/dinged up quite a bit?? Part of my criteria is that the apt. complex must be gated, but still... 2-dogs: I have 2 little Chihuahuas that are trained both to a wee wee pad inside and a doggie door outside...is it 'mean' to take away a large yard that they are used to? 3-noisy neighbors: what floor is best to live on? Top? Bottom? TIA!!