U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Jersey
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 01-08-2010, 12:55 PM
Location: Apex
19 posts, read 27,868 times
Reputation: 21


I am planning to buy a 3 bedroom townhome in south/central NJ.
My wife works in Piscataway. I often commutes to NYC. The public transport to NYC is not a big concern since I drive to work. So I need some town that is reasonably close to Piscataway.

Any one have any suggestions for me? Few of my concerns are :
- Reasonable proximity to Piscataway.
- Not sky high taxes.
- Average to above avg schools (primarily concerned about Elementary school only. I just had a baby now, so school is not a primary concern right now)

I was considering Franklin Township, but getting some feedbacks about its schools. Also in consideration is Hillsborough.

My budget is 300,000 max.

Any recommendations?
Quick reply to this message

Old 01-08-2010, 02:17 PM
Location: Piscataway
274 posts, read 685,672 times
Reputation: 82
I would consider Piscataway itself before Franklin. Taxes are reasonable and there are a lot of complexes. South Edison would be another option. Not sure if you would find a 3BR in Hillsborough for under 300K. Taxes would not be cheap either. My suggestions are Piscataway (well I live here), North Brunswick, South Edison, maybe East Brunswick and South Brunswick (both could be expensive), Middlesex (borough), South Plainfield.
Quick reply to this message
Old 01-08-2010, 11:43 PM
119 posts, read 245,506 times
Reputation: 47
Agreeing with either Piscataway, South Plainfield. Middlesex Boro or North Brunswik.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.

Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Jersey

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2015, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 - Top