New Jersey is a big place. Travel + Leisure’s Dobrina Zhekova asked Thomas McCormack, Resources Real Estate Senior Partner & Broker and Kate Raftery, Sales Associate, for two of their favorite towns to live.
“Recreational and economic opportunities play a major role in choosing where to settle down. As one of the most business-friendly states in the nation, New Jersey’s economy is booming while also offering residents direct and quick access to New York City and Philadelphia. But the state also has a spectacular variety of natural sights—more than 900 lakes and rivers, 127 miles of picture-perfect Atlantic coastline dotted with quaint resort towns and beaches, over two dozen state parks, and even more natural areas.
Add to that its exceptional public school system that often ranks in the top three in the country, and you get an idea why people are drawn to the Garden State. Unsurprisingly, all of this makes for some pretty happy residents—New Jersey took the fifth spot in WalletHub’s recent survey of the happiest states, ranking high in emotional and physical well-being, work environment, community and environment, and low in suicide rates, depression, and separation and divorce….”