U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 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 12-03-2007, 12:33 PM
 
1 posts, read 2,047 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

Hi!
My dilemma is that I work in Malvern, PA and my boyfriend works in AC, NJ. We currently live in Philly but are looking into purchasing a house either in NJ or PA. These are some of the things that we are considering:
-a nice house in a safe neighborhood
-not more than 60-65 miles commute for him and 35-40 miles for me
- Price range of 300-350K
We are not considering Philly due to the city wage taxes. What are some of the nice towns in PA and NJ that are not too far from AC or Malvern?
Thanks,
Krissy
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-04-2007, 03:35 PM
 
71 posts, read 221,441 times
Reputation: 23
Price range? Which bridge is most convenient (Commordore Barry, Whitman, or Tacony?).

For him, I assume you'd want to be close the expressway. There is a bunch of reasonable priced towns off of Rt 42. I'm not sure how far it would be for you to Malvern though plus you would be traveling towards the city (think traffic jam).
It's going to tough to find what you want
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-08-2007, 08:07 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
690 posts, read 2,769,449 times
Reputation: 201
I'd suggest Haddon Heights-Barrington-Audubon, NJ area.....even parts of Cherry Hill. It will be a traffic-free commute towards A/C about an hour (60 miles). Getting over the bridge into Philly from the above towns is easy as you don't have to take route 42. However once you get into center city - I-76 will be a traffic nightmare. It will probably take you about an hour to get to Malvern as well even though its only about 35miles.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-08-2007, 08:10 AM
 
992 posts, read 3,287,613 times
Reputation: 243
Cherry Hill, you could take the train to AC
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-10-2007, 09:19 AM
 
5 posts, read 17,231 times
Reputation: 10
I've lived in Marlton and Maple Shade (Cherry Hill area) and would recommend those areas to live in.

Last edited by ajscherer; 12-10-2007 at 09:43 AM..
Reply With Quote 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.


Reply
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
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram


Over $104,000 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 > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

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, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top