Not sure where precisely you would like to be in NJ. I live and work in Morristown, which offers a train station to NYC, many parks and nature, typically larger lot sizes compared to more Eastern towns closer to the city. I am an avid gardner and half more than a half an acre and can still walk into town. Best of both worlds - Mother Nature and town in walking distance. While I am ethically not able to share my opinions on schools, you can see information for yourself here: http://www.jeremygulishhomes.com/atj/user/AdditionalGetActio
I am frankly not sure about bringing money from outside the country. I would advise that you get in touch with a financial planner or mortgage expert to find better clarity there.
Good luck with your hunt!
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