Since the high prices of 2005 are just a memory, now is the time to take advantage of the 18%-20% price declines and buy in one of the Jersey Shores' best island communities. Magnificent beaches as well as it's proximity to Atlantic City make this area a year round treasure. A quiet family community, Brigantine offers a wildlife preserve, a marine mammal stranding center, marinas for your boat, drive on beaches, and so much more. If you are looking for world class entertainment, you will find it just across the bridge in the gambling capital of the world, Atlantic City. Just a 1 hour drive from Philadelphia and a 2 hour drive from New York City, Brigantine is a great place to own a vacation home or a primary residence.