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 111 Rockrimmon Boulevard, Barnegat, NJ 08005Welcome to this lovely 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home on over .5 of an acre at Hampton Ridge Estates in Barnegat. Half an acre allows for plenty of room to add a pool AND playground equipment! Homes in this neighborhood regularly sell for over $400,000; ge...
05/07/2017
The Big Day of Birding at Cloverdale Farm County Park in Barnegat will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 7.Visitors will get learn about New Jersey's wild bird species. The event features guided bird walks, lectures, backyard feeder watches, bluebird trail monitoring, activities and games ...
05/04/2017
 There are only fifty 3 bedroom, 2 bath homes available for sale in the Manahawkin, Barnegat and Waretown area. The search criteria was 3 bedrooms only, 2+ bath, single family homes (excluding adult communities) not on the water.  Average Price: $254,366 Median Price: $259,900 Average Sq. Ft: 1,7...
05/03/2017
There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is maintainable. Are too many people buying homes like in 2004-2006? Are we headed for another housing crisis? Actually, if we look closely at the numbers, we can see that we are looking at a very healthy real e...
05/02/2017
  How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment for a Home in Ocean County? And do you need to?Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it wo...
04/30/2017
 This time of year, many people eagerly check their mailboxes looking for their tax return check from the IRS. But, what do most people plan to do with the money? GO Banking Rates recently surveyed Americans and asked the question - “What do you plan on doing with your tax refund?”The results of ...
04/29/2017
 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...
04/26/2017
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...
04/26/2017
 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...
04/19/2017
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 Realtor.com, reported on what he calls a “Rental Affordabilit...
04/16/2017
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