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Community News, Events, Happenings and Real Estate on The Jersey Shore in Ocean County, NJ
The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as the market demand. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Confidence Inde...
Here are five reasons listing your Manahawkin home for sale this fall makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country and in Stafford Twp. These b...
There are many benefits to homeownership in Barnegat. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage.Don’t Become Trapped A recent article by ConsumerAffairs addressed the continuous rise in rents, stating:...
 Barnegat Real Estate Statistics:  Absorption rate is 5.6 months (The absorption rate is the rate at which available homes are sold in a specific real estate market during a given time period. It is calculated by dividing the average number of sales per month by the total number of available home...
Martin Truex Jr. Foundation 10th Anniversary CelebrationWednesday, September 27, 2017Sea Oaks Country Club99 Golf View DriveLittle Egg Harbor, NJ 080876:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Business Casual Attire      Come celebrate 10 years of improving lives, inspiring smiles and realizing dreams!NASCAR Sprint ...
Recent headlines exclaimed the homeownership rate, as reported by the Census Bureau, rose again in the second quarter of 2017. What didn’t get much attention in the reports is that the homeownership rate for American households under the age of 35 increased a full percentage point from last quart...
Recently there has been a lot of talk about home prices and if they are accelerating too quickly. As we mentioned before, in some areas of the country, seller supply (homes for sale) cannot keep up with the number of buyers who are out looking for homes, which has caused prices to rise.The great ...
If you’re looking for a home in Barnegat or Manahawkin (or anywhere else for that matter) know what you want vs. what you need.In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.If you’ve been thi...
Here are four great reasons to consider buying an Ocean County home today, instead of waiting.1. Prices Will Continue to RiseCoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 6.7% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increas...
Locally, Barnegat’s average price is up 10.12% in 2017 in comparison to year-to-date 2016. Median home sale price in Barnegat is up almost 15% over the same period. 43 homes sold in August of 2017 in comparison to 55 in August of 2016… but that decrease is mostly due to lack of homes available fo...

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