Glen Ridge

Glen Ridge NJ Home For SaleGlen Ridge NJ homes for sale continues to be one of the most sought after towns in the area for corporate relocation buyers.  The 1st quarter of 2020 the median sales price for Glen Ridge NJ homes for sale was $711,500 vs. $590,000, same time period last year. This was followed by 2nd quarter $656,000, 3rd quarter $755,000 and 4th quarter $585,250 for 2019.

The median sales price for all homes for sale in Glen Ridge NJ over $1,000,000 during 2019 was $1,190,000, based on data from the GSMLS.

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Glen Ridge NJ Real Estate

Homes for sale in Glen Ridge NJ does favor older colonial style homes with spacious and upscale living while still keeping the original charm and features.  Although Glen Ridge homes for sale will consist of mostly single family homes you can still find a rare high-rise or multi-floor condo for sale.

Glen Ridge NJ, was originally incorporated in 1895 from portions of Bloomfield, NJ. In 1993 Glen Ridge restored it’s name back to Glen Ridge Borough after previously being known as a township. Glen Ridge NJ, is one of the last remaining towns in the United States to still have “gas lamps” for street lighting.  Its a amazing sight to see when you first visit Glen Ridge while searching homes for sale.

Glen Ridge NJ, is 2 miles long when traveling north to south and surprising a maximum 6 blocks wide at any point from east to west.  Because of the this very unique layout, homes for sale in Glen Ridge NJ will most likely border Bloomfield, East Orange, Montclair or Orange NJ.

Glen Ridge Public Schools

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The Glen Ridge Public School District serves students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.  As of the 2018-2019 school year Glen Ridge offered three elementary schools and one high school which starts at 7th grade. The four Glen Ridge public schools are: Forest Avenue School preK-2nd, Linden Avenue School, preK-2nd, Ridgewood Avenue School, 3rd-6th and Glen Ridge High School, 7th-12th. The overall Glen Ridge school student-teacher ratio is 13.2-1

Glen Ridge Road and Highways

Despite Glen Ridge’s small size of 1.2 square miles access to Interstate 80 and Interstate 280, Garden State Parkway, and Routes 3, 21, and 46 is incredibly easy for New York City, Hoboken and Jersey City commuters.

Glen Ridge Public Transportation

Midtown Manhattan

NJ Transit Buses provides service to Newark and DeCamp Bus Lines provides service to the Port Authority in Midtown Manhattan.

Commuters can also use the Montclair-Boonton train line from the Glen Ridge train station to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan or to Hoboken Terminal. Glen Ride does offer a jitney service to the Glen Ridge train station for a fee.

For more information on homes for sale in Glen Ridge NJ or to arrange a personal tour please contact Donald Fanelli, Coldwell Banker Real Estate.