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Old November 28th, 2010, 09:27 PM
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Good areas to live in/near Philly

Hey. My brother and law and his family are thinking of moving to Philly soon and are looking for some great areas to look into near philly.

So basically they want to know some great family friendly areas to look to live. Nothing to high end.

They have a little one on the way and a two year old.

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Old November 29th, 2010, 02:08 AM
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Hi Tyler,

If they have kids they want to live in lower merion or radnor with a third choice of haverford township (I live there, but the schools are not quite as good as LM or radnor, but coopertown elementary is as good as anything and you can buy a twin near me for 200-250k). These are the best school districts that are commutable to philly easily. Most of the houses are very expensive (700k+), but if you know what and where to look you can find something normal people can afford (200k-500k). There are some rentals available too.

How reasonably priced are they looking and what in particular do they want for housing?

Zip codes to search would be 19003, 19010, 19035, 19041, 19085, 19087

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I have family in 19085 and agree it's a great area, can be very expensive but there are nice smaller simple places here and there.

I like the area overall even though it can be a bit "nose in the air" if you are not used to it.
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If they do not mind the crossing of the bridge, Marlton and Medford Lakes are great locations in South Jersey.
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