The commute from Glen Ridge to Manhattan is about 9 miles and takes about 15 minutes during quiet hours. During rush hour New Jersey Transit, Montclair Boonton Line run from Glen Ridge to New York’s Penn Station in about 35 minutes. The 8:24 a.m. train leaves Glen Ridge and is scheduled to arrive at New York Penn Station at 8:59. Weekend service requires a change of trains in Newark. A monthly pass is $184 to New York and the same to Hoboken. The borough also offers jitney service down Ridgewood Avenue to the train station at $25 a month. Looking for an express bus? DeCamp Bus Line, Route 33 has service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York. The one-way trip typically runs between 30 and 40 minutes, and a 40-trip pass is $247.
The median price of a 3-4 bedroom home in Glen Ridge is about $625,000 and can range up to $3,000,000. The small school system is consistently ranked in the top 10% nation wide coupled with the limited inventory for sale creates a very aggressive housing market even when other towns are barely surviving. From a local Realtor’s perspective, buying a home in Glen Ridge is a competitive arena but also a solid financial investment. Buyers should be well versed on multiple bidding situations and reviewing sold data is highly recommended. In short, you should know how to bid prior to engaging in a real estate transaction.
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