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Here are 5 reasons to hire a real estate professional when buying or selling a home in Barnegat. Whether you are buying or selling a home in Barnegat, it can be quite the adventure, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to achieving your ultimate g...
02/22/2018
The lack of housing inventory in Manahawkin is pushing prices even higher. In Manahawkin, the absorption rate is down to 3.45 months – anything less than 6 months is considered a “seller’s market.” Sold listings is down by over 30%, not because there’s a lack of demand, but because there’s a lack...
02/20/2018
There has been tremendous volatility in certain markets over the last few weeks (for example, the stock and currency markets). When this happens, some tend to lump all of their investments together and create an almost ‘Armageddon’ scenario where everything loses value quickly and dramatically. R...
02/18/2018
Notice of property tax assessment has been mailed and you should have received yours by now. If you disagree with the assessed value, you have until April 1 to appeal.As a Barnegat homeowner, it’s important to understand the difference between the ‘Tax Value’, usually referred to as the governmen...
02/14/2018
The rule of supply and demand is the #1 reason to sell your Manahawkin home now, before spring.Supply and demand is one of the most fundamental concepts of economics and it is the backbone of a market economy. Demand refers to how much (quantity) of a product (in this case, houses) is desired by ...
02/13/2018
Barnegat Homeownership: “The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”Homeownership rates in Barnegat makes a strong comeback and are higher than the national average. The famous quote above by Mark Twain in the sub-title of this article can be used to describe homeownership in America a...
02/12/2018
With so much information readily available online, clients sometimes wonder; "Why should we hire a real estate agent to buy or sell a home in Barnegat." I understand the mindset, and some folks do alright, many don't. So if you've wondered the same thing, here are 5 reasons why you might want to ...
02/10/2018
The interest rate you pay on your home mortgage has a direct impact on your monthly payment. The higher the rate the greater the payment will be. That is why it is important to know where rates are headed when deciding to start your home search.Below is a chart created using Freddie Mac’s U.S. Ec...
02/08/2018
Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce brings the favorite treat back in 2018 to warm your winter and help you explore the sweet side of being in the Long Beach Island Region this February.Treat yourself and the ones you love to some quality time in LBI this winter. With open houses, special e...
02/06/2018
Millennials are forming new households, moving to the suburbs, buying furnishings and SUVs. According to Zillow Group data, people aged 18 to 34 have become the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S.Ocean County First Time Home Buyer ProgramsWhen it comes to talking about millennials, there are ...
02/01/2018
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