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Old 06-28-2008, 08:46 PM
 
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moving to north jersey, looking at morris county. What areas to avoid? looking for a home in the 550k range. Any advice would be wonderful!
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Old 06-28-2008, 10:23 PM
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some towns have extremely high taxes- mount olive for example, although nj in general has high taxes all over. where to avoid depends on what you're looking for. Morris county ranges from rural-like areas to city-like places like Morristown all under the category of a suburban county. Many towns like Randolph or Morris twp have nice park systems. Downtown mainstreet type areas can be found in Madison, Chatham and Chester but are pricier. Some town are getting congested-Parsippany, Rockaway, but are convenient to highways.
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:30 AM
 
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The only place I would avoid in Morris county is Dover.
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Old 06-29-2008, 06:31 AM
 
Location: N.E. I-95 corridor
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moving to north jersey, looking at morris county. What areas to avoid? looking for a home in the 550k range. Any advice would be wonderful!
550k will go a long way in Riverdale.
Sections to avoid include 'parts' of Morristown, Boonton, Lincoln Pk. and Parsippany.
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Old 06-29-2008, 07:56 AM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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550k will go a long way in Riverdale.
Sections to avoid include 'parts' of Morristown, Boonton, Lincoln Pk. and Parsippany.
Boonton???? Boonton Twp. would be on my top ten list? The others you mention are decent areas as well? I agree with UKOK...Dover isn't very nice. OP - you may want to check out areas in Warren County and lower Sussex County - exit 19 of off Rt. 80 as well. More bang for your buck.
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Old 06-29-2008, 08:45 AM
 
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avoid parsippany? I don't know about that, there are lots of very nice places in parsipp.
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:19 AM
 
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Default Hanover Township

Hanover Township in Morris County consists of Whippany and Cedar Knolls. They have the lowest tax rate in Morris County, good schools, low crime and family neighborhoods.
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Old 06-29-2008, 10:30 AM
 
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thank you all for your advice. What can you tell me about Randolph?
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Old 06-29-2008, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Bernardsville NJ
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thank you all for your advice. What can you tell me about Randolph?
Can you be just a little more specific????????? /end sarcasm

That question is way too broad to answer.
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Old 06-29-2008, 01:36 PM
 
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thank you all for your advice. What can you tell me about Randolph?
Very good school system; taxes are high.
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