I'm sending a link to a NYTimes article about the impressions of one homebuyer - who ultimately did select the Branchburg area over other options as a great value.
A great resource to evaluate the school systems is the Star Ledger (our local paper) Report Card - working in Whitehouse Station, you could live in Hunterdon or Somerset Counties so broaden your view to include options in both. For instance, I assisted a family with a purchase (Trulia Buyer incidentally!) in Tewksbury in Hunterdon County - workplace is in Whitehouse Station, so consider that an option too.
And finally here is a gallery of available rental options in communities that you may consider:
I do business in both Hunterdon and Somerset County and regularly work with relocating buyers. I would be happy to assist in any way.
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Once again, welcome to the RIGHT coast from the LEFT coast.
Howard "Bucky" Buchanan, SFR
Not sure, but i'm sure in the morning you will get some agents in that area to respond. I'm also in the bay area..I bet you are going to miss San Francisco. How can you leave its football season coming up!!!