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 More Than Half of All Buyers Nationwide Are Surprised by Closing CostsAccording to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage.After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat homebuyers, the results revealed that...
09/27/2017
How to Get the Most Money from the Sale of Your Lacey Twp HomeEvery Lacey Twp homeowner wants to make sure they maximize their financial reward when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your Forked River or Lanoka Harbor house? Here are two keys to ensur...
09/26/2017
In today’s highly competitive Manahawkin real estate market where there are more buyers looking for homes than there are homes in Manahawkin for them to buy, some sellers may feel like the ball is in their court.And they would be right when it comes to choosing which offer to accept, the closing ...
09/25/2017
Thinking of moving and/or retiring out of the area? Do you need to sell your current home first? With housing prices rising in Ocean County by 10-15% over the last year alone, you'll need to know what your home is worth in today’s market… and, of course, where do you want to live?What’s my Curren...
09/23/2017
 There is no doubt that the largest challenge in today’s housing market in Manahawkin and across most of the county is a lack of housing inventory for sale. This challenge has been defined as an “overwhelming lack of supply,” and even a “straight up inventory crisis.”First American just released ...
09/22/2017
If you are debating purchasing a home in Barnegat right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the Barnegat real estate market.Ask yourself t...
09/21/2017
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...
09/20/2017
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...
09/19/2017
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:...
09/18/2017
 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...
09/17/2017
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