Ho-Ho-Kus is one of the smallest and oldest communities in Bergen County, with a quintessential charm unlike any other. The variety of homes for sale here are affordable, close to highly rated schools and just a short commute to New York City. It's easy to see why New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Ho-Ho-Kus as the #1 Town in New Jersey in 2011, and why so many are choosing call Ho-Ho-Kus "home".
LIVING IN HO-HO-KUS
The Ho-Ho-Kus real estate market is ripe with homes on beautiful tree-lined streets, in manicured neighborhoods, and in quiet cul-de-sacs. The town's colonial heritage is reflected in its architecture; prospective buyers with find a wealth of designs ranging from Tudors to ranches, split-levels to cottages, and even luxurious mansions. Current listing prices of Ho-Ho-Kus homes for sale range from the mid $425,000s to over $3,000,000.
Ho-Ho-Kus is also renowned for its ability to keep property taxes low. In fact, the median residential property tax bill went down more than 5% from 2007 to 2010, the 18th best performance in the state, while median home values have increased. These are just some of the many perks to owning Ho-Ho-Kus real estate.
Residents of this affluent hamlet are very active in their community, from the annual Memorial Day activities to the well-organized recreational programs. Similarly, borough planners were so intent on maintaining the character of the town that they prohibited commercial development along Route 17, the busiest route near town. Franchise businesses are also discouraged. Ho-Ho-Kus’s small business district does have a few conveniences, including two pharmacies, a handful of high-end restaurants and a few antique stores and boutique shops.
LOCATION within BERGEN COUNTY