Great house, great school system often = great dollars. Tinton Fallas most certainly offers desirable housing, but my current recommednation to you to to keep an eye on the new rail system in northern Monmouth County through Middlsex County (just publisized 5/28/09) that may provide you with additional options in terms of commutable towns.
Francesca, Realtor, ePro
Tinton Falls is a great area, very conveniently located, close to GSP. There are some very nice family neighborhoods in Tinton Falls and this is the direct link to TF School System.
You mention you are interested in Tinton Falls area, however, in your price range you should be able to find a wonderful home with a great school system in other communities as well, such as, Howell,Freehold,Manalapan, or Wall.
I would welcome the opportunity to assist you with your home purchase. You may visit my website to search for homes in the Monmouth County area and contact me directly if you have any questions.
Tinton Falls is located near the Garden State Parkway (great for commuting) and is a desirable area just as are many other areas in Monmouth County.
I noticed you have Morganville 07751 as your zip code. Morganville/Marlboro Township has really strong schools. Have you ever thought about staying in that area? Manalapan, Freehold and Howell have competitive schools as well. Each of those towns offer options within your price range.
If you'd like to checkout school info and reviews of schools by parents whose children attend them, a site worth visiting is http://www.GreatSchools.net.
I would be delighted to help you find a home that you'll love in Monmouth County or the surrounding areas. Please feel free to view the listings on my site at http://www.AmberLovesRealEstate.com and send me the MLS #'s for any homes you've already found of interest.
All the best,
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Tinton Falls is a nice town and known to have a good school system. Here are some links where you can check out the school reports:
As you know, it is very easy to reach the GS Parkway from the Tinton Falls area.
Feel free to contact me if you would like further assistance finding homes in the area. I am very familiar with the Tinton Falls area.