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5 houses for sale in Ridgewood, NJ, a popular suburb for families

  • Ridgewood is about an hour from NYC via NJ Transit
  • You can find Colonials, Tudors, and split-level houses
  • The median sales price is $875,000
By Austin Havens-Bowen | October 7, 2022 - 12:30PM

This four-bedroom Dutch Colonial is listed for $949,000.

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Ridgewood, New Jersey, a village in Bergen County, is a popular suburb for families to move to because of its proximity to New York City, highly-rated public schools, and walkable downtown.

It appeals to New Yorkers who don't always want to rely on a car to get around, says Megan Fox, a broker at Compass in Bergen County. Downtown you can find popular boutiques like Gardiner & Co., Town & Country Apothecary plus restaurants like The Daily Treat and Steel Wheel Tavern. You’ll also find Veterans Park, Van Neste Memorial Square, and the Ridgewood NJ Transit stop here.

The town is made up of several neighborhoods where you with a variety architecture styles like Tudors, Colonials, and split levels, Fox says. Most of the houses here are older, renovated properties and there aren’t a lot of new developments, she says. There are also several apartment complexes downtown. 

When it comes to buying a house here now, the median sales price is $875,000, a slight decrease over last year, according to Redfin. The sales market is slowing down a bit with the higher cost of borrowing and listings are spending more days on the market, so you'll face less competition.

Sound like a fit? Check out these houses for sale in Ridgewood including a four-bedroom Dutch Colonial for $949,000. 

279 Goffle Rd. 

This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $699,999 after a recent $49,800 price cut. It has a porch, hardwood floors, moldings, stainless steel appliances, central air, a kitchen island, finished basement, detached garage, and deck. Gypsy Pond Park is nearby.

378B North Monroe St.

This four bedroom, two bath is listed for $759,000. The house has stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, high ceilings, central air, a deck, and an office, and attached garage. The Ridgewood Art Institute is nearby. 

353 Fairmount Rd.

This four bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $949,000. The Dutch Colonial has a fireplace, hardwood floors, moldings, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, ceiling fans, central air, a partially-finished basement, two-car garage, and a patio. Willard Elementary School is nearby.

913 Roslyn Rd. 

This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $1,098,000. The renovated house has a new patio, outdoor kitchen fire pit, moldings, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, a fireplace, stainless steel appliances, central air, built-ins, and an attached two-car garage. North Road Park is nearby.

456 Overbrook Rd.

This four bedroom, two full bath, two half bath house is listed for $1,495,000 after a recent $94,000 cut. The Colonial features a kitchen island, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, recessed lighting, moldings, hardwood floors, built-ins, a finished basement, fireplace, a detached garage, and brick patio. Grayden Park is nearby.

 

Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. 

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