Online group pattaya expat and condo

Hi,  JamesBroze here,

My girlfriend and I are visiting Pattaya again in Nov.  What are the top 3 condos or apt complexes with Expats?  I can afford $1600 per month.  Max 30 minutes from Pattaya proper.  Hidden Gems please.  I need an online group having serious info exchange for Bangkok and/or Thailand also.  Ty