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



The competition to your Barnegat home is coming in the form of new construction.Currently there are 30 “new construction” homes in Barnegat in the multiple listing service. From 2 bedroom, 2 bath homes in adult communities like Seacrest Pines to 4 bedroom, 4 bath single family homes in the Whispe...
84% of Americans Believe Buying a Home is a Good Financial DecisionAccording to the National Association of Realtors®’ 2017 National Housing Pulse Survey, 84% of Americans now believe that purchasing a home is a good financial decision. This is the highest percentage since 2007 – before the housi...
 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...
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...
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 ...
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...
 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 ...
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...
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...
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...

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