I've lived in Bergen County all my life and have been an agent over 25 years and have found that most of the towns here have a real sense of community and regard the children as "our future gems".
I worked with two couples from New York this past year and both have purchased in Bergen County. Why not take some time to visit with us and see what homes in your price range have to offer. Once you have narrowed down what you like you can research all the rest.
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You may also consider speaking to the neighbors on the street you are interested in to find out any other neighborhood information you may like.