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By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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If you’re thinking about putting your Barnegat home on the market, maybe you should do it soon and not wait for Spring.Whats Your Barnegat Home Worth?Many people believe that selling their Barnegat house during “the spring buyers’ market” is the best thing to do. Their reasoning is that there wil...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Wondering what's been going on with the construction site on the western side of Lighthouse Drive in Barnegat next to the CVS? Here's an update.Barnegat's Planning Board recently approved the construction of 148 age-restricted two-bedroom condominiums on Lighthouse Drive, near the future site of ...

By Mary Ann O'Shea
(RE/MAX At Barnegat Bay)
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Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | SF 103 Roxie Ave, Unit East Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $825,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,621 sqftLot: 6,750 sqftYear Built: 20...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Barnegat High School Fishing Club’s ninth annual Fishing Flea Market on Saturday, Dec. 9. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Barnegat High School. Admission is $4. Children 12 and younger enter free of charge.“Last year we had close to 500 people attend,” said club adviser Brett Taylor, who ...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Buying a Home in Barnegat - Low Interest Rates Have a High Impact on Your Purchasing Power According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.92%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history!The...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
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We have some more good news from Fannie and Freddie.Both have increased their loan limits significantly for 2018, The second year in a row after sitting stagnant for almost 10 years.This is a clear sign that housing prices have increase across the nation.The general loan limit for 2018 is up to $...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Top 4 Home Renovations for Maximum ROI If you're thinking about sinking some money into home improvement projects this year, keep a few things in mind. What you'll get back on your investment depends on the value of your house, the value of houses in your immediate neighborhood, the housing marke...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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There are more homes in Barnegat priced over 400K and a lack of inventory for quality homes below $300,000. If you're thinking of "Moving Up" to a bigger, better home, now is the time!Whether you are a renter who is searching for your dream home or a Barnegat homeowner who feels like your only op...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Barnegat area fishing has a long history and significant impact on our local economy. The Mid-Atlantic have a long and storied history of fishing, beginning with the Native American tribes who celebrated annual fish runs, and continuing with the colonial settlers, the whalers, and the modern fish...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Bubble Alert! Is it Getting Too Easy to Get a Mortgage? That's a resounding "No!"There is little doubt that it is easier to get a home mortgage today than it was last year. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), published by the Mortgage Bankers Association, shows that mortgage credit has...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Manahawkin Home Sellers: Your House Must Be Sold TWICEIn today’s Manahawkin housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over the next twelve months. One major cha...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Don’t want to face the crowds of Manhattan, but still want to enjoy some ‘city holiday cheer?’ Try Franklin Square in Philadelphia.Festive lights, winter treats and holiday cheer will fill historic Franklin Square all season long for its all-ages (and free!) holiday festival and light show.Dates:...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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 Bamboo flooring is affordable, versatile, durable and sustainable.Ocean County homeowners are often looking for home improvement options that strike the right balance between affordability, functionality, aesthetics and eco-friendliness. Bamboo has been marketed as something of a panacea—a kind ...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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A VA-guaranteed loan is a loan made by private lenders (such as banks, savings & loans, or mortgage companies) to eligible veterans.Ocean County VA Loan Limits*Although VA guaranteed loans do not have a maximum dollar amount, lenders who sell their VA loans in the secondary market must limit the ...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Barnegat Thanksgiving Farmers Market Nov 19th.Barnegat Township Recreation is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Farm Market 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 19 in Fred Watts Park, located at the corner of Route 9 and E. Bay Avenue.Farmers attending include Brookville, Krowicki’s and Stillwell.Food vendors inclu...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Barnegat Housing Market Trends for the month of October and Year to Date, 2017. (See charts below)Number of Listings Chart: The Number of Listings chart displays listings counts by status. Barnegat Active Listings: 187 total as of the end of October, down 6.0%, down 4.6% year to date Barnegat New...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 108 E 19th Street Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $675,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,120 sqftLot: 5,000 sqftYear Built: 2004MLS #: 4035974 Location...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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If you’re thinking about buying a home in Barnegat, you should know your credit score.Knowing your credit score or getting a recent copy of your credit report is one of the first steps that you can take toward knowing how ready you are to start the home buying process in Barnegat.Contact Your Loc...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Why Sell Your Manahawkin Now Instead of Later? The Buyers are Out Now!Each year, most homeowners wait until the spring to sell their houses because they believe that they can get a better deal during the normal spring buyer’s market. However, recently released data suggests that a seller’s best d...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Tickets for Breakfast with Santa in Barnegat go on sale November 1.Breakfast with Santa December 2, 2017 Tickets go on sale Nov. 1 in the Recreation Department Office $10.00 for Adults      $9 for Children      Free for infants 24 month and under Office hours are Monday through Friday 9 – 4pm and...

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