In 1776, Tenafly was surrounded by forests. There were four homes, a militia headquarters and a schoolhouse. Today, Tenafly takes up 4.4 square miles with a population of 13,806. It is predominately a residential community with a total of 4,897 housing units. Tenafly's street plan and overall development were largely determined by its hills, its valleys and its tall trees, which have given the borough its special charm. With its striking views of the Hudson River and the New York City skyline, coveted homes and peerless location, Tenafly is undoubtedly one of the top towns in North Jersey to buy a home in. The town is noted for its affluence and broad array of home choices for home buyers and prospective real estate investors to choose from. Tenafly’s quaint charm, scenic location and top-notch quality of life make it an enticing option for all sorts of home buyers.

Tenafly’s real estate market includes a diverse housing stock and home values noted for their prestige and overall strength. Townhomes and single-family homes are plentiful in this charming town while historic colonial homes are even available on the market. Condos boasting luxurious amenities and magnificent views can also be found in many neighborhoods in Tenafly.

The town hosts a dynamic and strong local economy grounded in real estate, pharmaceuticals, finance, media and other major economic sectors. Tenafly workers enjoy high wages and a robust labor market with plentiful employment opportunities. Public transportation  includes the New Jersey Transit Coach Us buses. These transit options, along with the George Washington Bridge in neighboring Fort Lee, make Tenafly a great place to live for commuters to New York City and other nearby metropolises like Newark, Jersey City and Hoboken.

Tenafly has been praised by New Jersey Monthly magazine for its high quality of life and many great qualities. The town offers an excellent public school system as well as a bevy of restaurants, stores and upscale boutiques to choose from. Attractions and sites of interest in the town are the Tenafly Nature Center, the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House and its numerous parks, recreational facilities and other public spaces.

For homebuyers looking for excellent value, a convenient location and a diverse housing market, Tenafly has just what you’re looking for. From its picturesque Hudson River views to its excellent public schools, this town ranks among the best real estate opportunities in all of Bergen County and North Jersey.

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