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Old 01-30-2008, 07:45 PM
 
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Owned a home and selling to move into renting an apartment. I have 2 little boys - one of them is in 3rd grade. Please help me decide where to move. I cannot afford NJ cost of living any longer. Need decent school system. I plan to move by August of this year. I'd like not to pay more than 1200.00 monthly in rent if at all possible.
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Old 01-31-2008, 04:45 AM
 
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So: You need good schools, good place for kids, and under 1200. I'm going to assume you will commute to NJ????

There's a real estate agent with some 2 bd/2bth condos for rent for 1200 in Heacock Meadows. I saw them on the mls (I'm always comparing our place because we're trying to move.) That place would have no maintenance and great elementary school. Nice yard in the back, big garage. Walk to the grocery. It's rural, but you can walk to a great pediatrician's, also. The big downside to those places, and I know because I know someone who lives there, is that the second bedroom is very small. All the "stuff" has to go in the garage, but there's lots of room in there.

You could always move if you find that it's too country-ish for you after living in Ewing.

If you want a bigger place for $1200, your other option is to live in Morrisville and send your kids to the Catholic school. You can rent a cape there for 1200, but you'd have to pay utilities. I know a lot of people who work in NJ do that.
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:14 AM
 
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Morrisville has some of the lowest home sale prices in the area (compared to Yardley, etc.). You could probably pick up a home for less than $180K, and with mortgage rates the way they are, be paying the same as a rental.

Check on realtor.com and plug in 19067 for the zip.

I'm acutally selling my home in the area, so I'm a bit biased in my opinion above.

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