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Bill007, Home Buyer in New York, NY

Any suggestions for affordable (under 300k) towns in either NJ/NY near LIRR/NJ rail lines (to WTC) with safe neighborhood, good school districts?

Asked by Bill007, New York, NY Mon Apr 2, 2012

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Anna Brocco’s answer
If interested in Long island check http://www.mlsli.com If unfamiliar with the area(s) do revisit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors. Real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase/rent, or not, in specific neighborhoods. When it comes to any safety/crime related issues, it's always best to contact the local police department with all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand...
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/
https://www.crimereports.com/
http://www.homefair.com/ For school information see links below, also consider a visit to the school(s) http://www.greatschools.org/ http://www.schooldigger.com/
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/reportcard/
1 vote Thank Flag Link Mon Apr 2, 2012
In New Jersey, there is a great train service called the Midtown Direct Line. Depending on the community you choose to live in that this train services, you can be in Manhattan in 20 minutes. In some towns, like Montclair, you can walk to the station because this town has so many stops. If you have never looked at Montclair, it is a great town with Zagat rated restaurants, live theatre, art museums, parks,and lots of activities to offer. There's a Farmers Market on weekends and always something to do. The homes are not "cookie cutter"... not developments, like everyone thinks is all that New Jersey has. The schools are based on the magnet school concept.
If you have any other questions about this area of New Jersey, don't hesistate to contact me.
Good luck with your search.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Apr 14, 2012
Levittown & East Meadow may have some options for you.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Apr 13, 2012
I have nice apartments in Manhattan. My name is Kevin. Please call me at 212-714-1027 for assistance. Thank you and good luck.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 12, 2012
Hello Sr,
I have a great property in Soho and if you would like more details please call me at 917-378-9673 Vera

I look forward to hearing from you,
Manhattan-Spaces
Vera Aricha
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 5, 2012
Hello Bill. I can recommend some very good options in Queens but have to know what you really need by way of bedroom, etc. Since you ask about schools, I know there's a child involved. Please feel free to contact me anytime. Thank you.


Joseph C. Hastings
NYS Licensed Associate Broker
Prudential DOuglas Elliman Real Estate
Cell: 917-579-1502
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 3, 2012
I am a Licensed Broker in Westchester & Putnam Counties and there are towns here where homes can be purchased at or below 300K. There are three Metro North Train lines (Hudson, Harlem & New Haven) which have very convenient service to Grand Central Station.
Michael Oliva
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker-Rutenberg Realty NYC &
The Realty Exchange-Westchester County NY
moliva@rutenbergrealtyny.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Apr 3, 2012
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