The Jersey Shore By Karl Hess

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Community News, Events, Happenings and Real Estate on The Jersey Shore in Ocean County, NJ
 In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater than the supply of that item, the price will surely rise. In Ocean County, the demand for homes is exceeding the supply.SUPPLYThe National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently reported that the in...
Manahawkin Real Estate Market Trends - April 2017There is a shortage of moderately priced homes in Stafford Twp. Manahawkin real estate conditions are changing and your Market Insider provides valuable, up-to-date information about Manahawkin housing market trends. View critical information about...
 Staying on top of all the things you need to do to keep your home well maintained can seem like a challenge sometimes. But the good news is that it doesn't have to be a monumental chore. Here are four tips on how you can keep yourself on track.Learn What Needs MaintainingThe first step to keepin...
There are many benefits to home-ownership. 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 TrappedJonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at, reported on what he calls a “Rental Affordabilit...
Information on First Time Home Buyers in Ocean CountySearch for Homes in Ocean CountySome Highlights:‘Millennials’ are defined as 18-36 year olds according to the US Census Bureau.According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time home buyers is 31 years ...
A recent report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 65% of first-time homebuyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less in the month of January.The trend continued through all buyers with a mortgage, as 62% made a down payment of less than 20%, which is consistent with f...
Barnegat Real Estate Market Trends - April 2017Barnegat real estate conditions are changing and your Barnegat Market Insider provides valuable, up-to-date information about Barnegat Housing Trends. View critical information about what is happening now, in the Barnegat Real Estate Market! Please n...
According to “Family Vacation Critic” Long Beach Island, off the coast of Ocean County New Jersey, has been named one of the best family beach vacation destinations in the country. The island is home to about 20,000 people on a year-round basis. The population is distributed among six separate mu...
Some industry experts are claiming that the housing market may be headed for a slowdown as we proceed through 2017, based on rising home prices and a potential jump in mortgage interest rates. One of the data points they use is the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by the National Associat...
15,014 Homes Sold Yesterday… Did Yours?There are some homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. But YOUR home hasn't sold. Why not? Was it marketed appropriately? How did your home look, both inside and out? Was th...

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