prices for housing in hanoi city, normally, (Hanoi)
ranges through Protected content if you get roomates in a big house about Protected content , shared kitchen ( seperate baths and everything else)
about Protected content per month if you rent the whole house yourself
best places always west lakes and in the north of hoan kiem and the west..
the south is a bit too crazy to live, do not get too fond and horned by the name Vincom cuz it is just a tower ...
hoan kiem area is ok ... it is center
westlake is more foreigners friendly
west part is also ok.
south part...errrrr( compared geographically to hoan kiem lake)