I have a few properties in Trenton. I can tell you the areas I like and own and have owned properties in are the Chambersburg and Villa Park sections. If you contact me, I can give you more guidance if you like.
If you have a good tenant, you don't have to worry about it. The tenant can mail you the rent. But, if you are a long distance, landlord, there are many other worries you would have and it can be easiest to get a management company to handle them.
Maintenance issues are a major head ache for an absentee landlord. An effective management company makes ownership much easier.... more