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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
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 ...
04/15/2017
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...
04/12/2017
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...
04/12/2017
Barnegat Real Estate Market Trends - April 2017 Barnegat 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...
04/10/2017
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