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Community News, Events, Happenings and Real Estate on The Jersey Shore in Ocean County, NJ



 According to the latest report from the US Census Bureau, more Americans chose purchasing a home over signing a lease to rent in the first quarter of 2017. This marks the first time since 2006 that the number of new homeowner households outpaced the number of new renter households.The median mon...
What’s the biggest myth you’ve heard about working with a real-estate agent? Most people would answer that they’ve heard real estate agents aren’t that helpful with finding a home and they’re just in it for the money. Others would say that real estate agents get you to sign a Faustian-like contra...
As we head into summer, it is a great time to review how the 2017 real estate market is doing so far. Here is what the experts are saying:Doug Duncan, Fannie Mae Chief Economist: “Positive demographic factors should continue to reshape the housing market, as rising employment and incomes appear t...
 Every year, many Southern Ocean County communities pause to honor the military men and women who have given their lives in service to our country.In what has become an annual tradition, Southern Regional High School has planned a Memorial Day Field of Flags and ceremony to pay tribute.On Thursda...
  Planting trees around your Ocean County home can increase your property value by more than 15 percent, make your home more saleable, and decrease your heating and cooling costs.Spring in Ocean County seems like a good time for planting trees. Nurseries have the biggest selection at this time of...
Southern Regional High School has been ranked #2 in New Jersey and #19 in the entire nation for its sports programs by Niche.comThe study rated school district athletics as a whole, considering parent and student opinions, number of interscholastic sports offered, percentages of girls and boys pa...
Is 2017 the Year to Buy Your Dream Home in Ocean County?If you are considering moving up to your dream home in Ocean County, it may be better to do it earlier in the year than later. The two components of your monthly mortgage payment (home prices and interest rates) are both projected to increas...
 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...
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 ...
 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...

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