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2018 

Thinking of selling your Barnegat home? Here’s why you need a pro in your corner.With Barnegat home prices on the rise and buyer demand still strong, some sellers may be tempted to try and sell their homes on their own without using the services of a real estate professional.What’s Your Barnegat ...
10/31/2018
Homes in Ocean County have been appreciating at a very good rate over the last couple of years. So where are Ocean County home values headed in the next few years?Selected Ocean County towns median home price increases over the last year. Manahawkin – + 3.85% Barnegat – + 13.70% Lacey Twp – + 6.3...
10/29/2018
 Here are 5 tips for starting your Search for a Jersey Shore Home in Ocean CountyIn today’s real estate market, with low inventory dominating the conversation in many areas of the country, it can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.Search for Homes in Ocean Co...
10/28/2018
Buying a home on The Jersey Shore can be scary … until you know the facts.Search for Homes on The Jersey Shore in Ocean CountySome Highlights:Many potential homebuyers believe that they need a 20% down payment and a 780 FICO® score to qualify to buy a home which stops many of them from even tryin...
10/26/2018
  Barnegat School District PARCC Test Scores have been released. Remember, these test results are for the state of NJ, which consistently ranks in the top 3 best educated states in the country. To clarify, even mediocre test scoress in NJ could rank very high nationally.These tests are designed t...
10/24/2018
Is the increase in the Barnegat housing inventory a bullish or bearish sign for real estate?In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, realtor.com reported that: In Barnegat, new listings are up 36.8% over the same time last year. Nationally, new listings jum...
10/19/2018
The net worth of a homeowner is 44x greater than a renter! Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data, covering 2013-2016 was recently released.Search for Homes in Oce...
10/16/2018
Buying a home in Manahawkin can be puzzling if you don’t understand the lingo. Comprehending the jargon can make the search and transaction run a lot smoother.Search for Manahawkin Homes for SaleHere are some common real estate terms to know when getting ready to buy a home. For a more lightheart...
10/15/2018
Home prices in Ocean County continue to rise, but there are still homes available in the $250,00 and less price range. We have all seen the headlines that report that buying a home is less affordable today than it was at any other time in the last ten years, and those headlines are accurate. But,...
10/12/2018
Barnegat home sales are up 38.9% year to date in comparison to 2017. Nationally, new construction home sales are up 12.7%. What’s Your Barnegat Home Worth? Get a Free, Instant ValuationAccording to the latest New Residential Sales Report from the Census Bureau, new construction sales in August we...
10/11/2018
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