Kim Pileggi's Blog Posts

Kim Pileggi's Blog Posts

9 Things Your Buyers Hate But They Should Not
For many buyers, looking for a new home can be a challenge. As agents, we see homes daily and are well-trained on how to see past the superficial problems and see a home for its po...

Record Statewide Tourism Levels For 2013 Announced By Christie Administration
Tourism revenue reached a record last summer statewide, despite the effects of a superstorm. The industry generated $40.4 billion in 2013, announced Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno at th...

Barnegat Inlet Safety Zone During North Jetty Repair Will Be Implemented If Necessary
A “safety zone” governing Barnegat Inlet traffic near the North Jetty during an upcoming North Jetty repair project will be activated “if necessary,” an officer from th...

6 Things Buyers Want In An Agent
You always ask buyers what they’re looking for in a home, but have you ever thought about what they’re looking for in an agent? In order to ensure that you convince buyers that...

Long Beach Township LBI Chamber Of Commerce To Operate Free Bus Service
Long Beach Township, in partnership with the Long Beach Island Chamber of Commerce, will run a free bus service along the Island this summer, continuing last year’s successfu...

5 Secret Reasons Buyers Hate Homes
There can be a thin line between love and hate when it comes to buyers’ responses to properties. Even if the home seems like a great fit on paper, sometimes there are issues that...

Watch Learn About Birds At Wings Over LBI
For anyone wishing to learn more about winter birding, the Southern Ocean Birding Group will host the fifth annual Wings Over Long Beach Island Day on Saturday, March 15, begin...

Stafford To Construct Two New Community Centers
Stafford Township officials unveiled plans to construct not one, but two new community centers in town: one in place of the Mill Creek Community Center in Beach Haven West, whi...

New Jerseys Top 10 Beaches Survey Is Back Vote For LBI
After a brief hiatus last year as the state continued recovery from Superstorm Sandy, voting for New Jersey’s Top 10 Beaches is back. Given this snowy winter, the New Jersey ...

Southern Regional Theatre Co Performing The Boy Friend
“The Boy Friend” may seem like a hard sell, but it’s fun and light-hearted. The show, being performed by the Southern Regional Theatre Co. this Wednesday, Thursday, Frida...

Beach Haven School District Invites Public To Attend ThreePart Strategic Plan Meeting
If there’s one thing local organizations can take away from the unexpected divergence from everyday life following Superstorm Sandy, it’s that it’s always best to have a ...

10 Things To Say To Your Daughter AFTER She Is Grown
In response to a blog I re-posted last week about 20 things you should say to your daughter before she is grown, I received an email from a young lady who loved the post so much (w...

20 Things To Say To Your Daughter Before She Is Grown
1. Learn the word NO. Sure, I don’t like it one bit when you say it to me, but in the big, scary world out there you will be faced with endless tough choices. From boys to be...

Scuba Flea Market In Toms River
Join the Ocean Wreck Divers as they host the largest Scuba Flea Market in New Jersey on Sunday, February 16th from 9:00am through 2:00pm. Located at the Toms River Intermediate S...

Southern Regional High School Fishing Flea Market
The Southern Regional High School Fishing Flea Market is scheduled for Saturday, February 15th, 2014. Held in the Middle School cafeteria, the doors are open from 8:00 AM to 2:00...

97th Annual Turkey Dinner For Beach Haven FD
Join the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Company for their 97th Annual Turkey Dinner on February 15th from12:00pm to 8:00pm! Eat In or Take Out! Dinner includes turkey, stuffing, gre...

Valentines Day Sharks On LBI
Join the NJ Maritime Museum on Friday, February 14th at 7:00pm for the presentation of "Sharks". Guest Speaker Dean Fessler of the Shark Research Institute will provide a glimps...

Lighthouse Film Festival LBI Discount Tickets
A great deal for film lovers is in the offing.  The Lighthouse International Film Festival, in conjunction with the Southern Ocean County Chamber’s Chocolate Week special ...

Superstorm Sandy Public Comment Hearing
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Action Plan Substantial Amendments #6 and #7 Pursuant to Fede...

Upbeat Outlook For New Jersey Commercial Real Estate
The state's revamped economic development legislation, Rutgers University's new clout in scientific research, an abundance of capital and resurgent job growth will bolster commerci...

Long Beach Twp Establishes Memorial Bench Program
Long Beach Twp is currently accepting applications for its new Memorial Bench Program, which the township calls an opportunity for families or individuals to pay tribute to a frien...

More LBI Businesses Approved For Sandy Grants
Seven more businesses on Long Beach Island are among 162 coast wide that have now been approved for Stronger NJ Business Grants for recovery after Superstorm Sandy. Woodies of LBI ...

NJ Insurance Costs Rise But Still Lower Than Most
New Jersey homeowners have seen their insurance bills rise in recent years, but they still were paying less than the national average to protect their properties, according to a ne...

Tree Lighting And Parade In Ship Bottom
The Ship Bottom Merchants Association kicks off the holiday season with the annual tree lighting in front of Borough Hall this Friday, December 6 at 5:30pm. A Frank Sinatra holiday...

Ladies Night Out At Tuckerton Seaport
It's becoming a Tuckerton Seaport tradition to offer area women a leisurely start to the holiday shopping season. Before the holiday rush is upon us and all the visitors too, the S...

Forget Chowderfest Come To The Block Party
While this upcoming weekend, Oct 5/6 is the world famous LBI Chowderfest in Beach Haven, let us not forget those who protect and serve our community...The Beach Haven Volunteer Fir...

LBI Offering Two Shuttle Buses
Looking for an easy AND eco-friendly way to get around on LBI? Why not take the FREE LBI SHUTTLE BUS? Sponsored by Long Beach Township, flag down this bright yellow mini-bus anytim...

Book Sale At Surf City Library
6 Books a Buck Sale!!! Tuesday, August 20 from 2pm-4pm. Stock up on beach reads, DVDs, CDs, and kids books too!217 S. Central Ave, Surf City Branch of Ocean County LibraryA ...

NEW FEDERAL GUIDANCE ON SANDY RECOVERY REIMBURSEMENTS
  On July 30, 2013, the federal government issued a notice in response to the various requests from the Christie Administration to allow for reimbursement of homeowners a...

Dont Leave Your Butts On The Beach
I'm talking cigarette butts! We've all heard the expression "Life's a Beach!" On Long Beach Island, it's true. Both economy and ecology depend heavily on the health of the ocean an...

Day Of Unlimited Rides At Fantasy Island LBI
Fantasy Island and the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences are teaming up on Saturday, June 1, for "Community Pride: Together We Make a Difference", a fun-filled ...

LBI Thank You Fest Set For June
Join us for the first ever LBI Thank You Fest June 14-16 as we thank the National Guard and First Responders and their families for all their Hurricane Sandy efforts!!! Island Wi...

Mingle with Singles Over Forty
With summer just around the corner, the time could be right to find a special someone to share the warm, sunny days and balmy beach nights! 'Maybe It's May" is the third in a seri...

Barefoot Wine Keeping LBI Barefoot Friendly
The seventh annual Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, coming to Long Beach Township this Saturday, May 11, from 1pm to 4pm, is a joint effort by Barefoot Wine and Bubbly and Surfr...

Pet Adoption Fair To Aid Rescues
Local Girl Scout Troop 421 will host its second annual Second Chance Pet Adoption at Manahawkin Lake Park on Saturday, May 4, between 10am and 4pm. Rain date is Sunday May 5. The e...

Volunteer Saturday for Holgate Clean Up
This Saturday, May 4, Holgate residents are teaming up with neighborly groups to continue cleaning up the southern most part of Long Beach Island, hardest hit by Sandy. Clean up co...

Pet Food Donations Needed
The Southern Ocean County Animal Facility, located at 360 Haywood Road in Manahawkin, is in need of pet food. The food bank is getting very low! Items needed are as follows: dry pe...

Nardis LBI St Pattys Day Party
Looking for the ultimate St. Patrick's Day party? Look no further than Nardi's on LBI. YES LBI IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!! Nardi's 6th annual St. Patty's Day party 2013 is Saturday, Ma...

Mattress Sale Fundraiser At Southern Regional High School
The Southern Regional High School's Music Department is sponsoring a MATTRESS SALE FUNDRAISER. The sale will be held Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 10am until 5pm. Floor models w...

Long Beach Twp Amends Allowable Building Height
The Long Beach Township Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance at its meeting last Friday, Jan. 18, that amends an existing ordinance and allows buildings to be erected or enl...

Deadline for Sandy FEMA Assistance Approaching
  New Jersey | DR-4086-NJ | Hurricane Sandy The State of New Jersey and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are committed to providing the most relevant info...

The Twenty Beautiful Children
  ‘twas 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38 when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven's gate. their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the air... ...

New Jersey Natural Gas Update for LBI
Tomorrow, Friday, November 16, New Jersey Natural Gas will be working on our service restoration plan for Long Beach Island in the section of the island from Holly Drive to the nor...

Crabbin For A Cure Dinner and Auction
The 2nd annual Crabbin' for a Cure dinner auction to support David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation is being held at Mud City Crab House in Manahawkin, NJ (right near LBI) o...

Olympic Runner Plans to Visit LBI
American women's Olympian 5,000 meter runner, Julie Culley, who is from New Jersey, plans to spend some time off in the fall at her family's summer home in Beach Haven here on Long...

Ship Bottom LBI Irish Festival
Hosted by the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, the annual Ship Bottom LBI Irish Festival is being held Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9. Located at 10th Street & S...

Quilts Along the Bay Exhibit
The Barnegat Township Historical Society is taking entries for its Quilts Along the Bay Exhibit. The event is being hosted Saturday and Sunday, September 15 and 16,  in the co...

Turn Overdue Book Fines into Feeding the Hungry
The Ocean County Library is partnering with the county health department to offer library patrons a way to take care of their overdue library charges and also help the food banks i...

The House Friendly Yard and Garden
Courtesy of Wes Goble/Pillar to Post Home Inspections   Spring and summer are when yards and gardens retake their rightful places at the center of attention. This ...

LBI Beachfront Battle Brewing
Courtesy of www.myfoxphilly.com   A neighborhood battle is brewing on Long Beach Island, N.J. Beachfront property owners need to sign an easement that would grant approval ...

Give Your Deck a Face Lift
Thirty million to 40 million homes in the United States have outdoor decks, and all of them require steady maintenance. Mark Clement, a Philadephia-based pro contractor and host ...

Surflight Theatre Adult and Childrens Auditions
  Courtesy of the LBI Business Alliance Don¹t forget to vote for LBI!!  The 5th annual New Jersey¹s Top 10 Beaches Survey polls are open now through the end...

Pancakes Passports and March Madness on LBI
  Tuesday, February 21st   Adult Writers Group:  1pm-3pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City.  Call to registe...

LBI Jewish Community Center First Service and more
  Courtesy of the LBI Business Alliance Monday, February 13th   Friends of the Library Meet:  10am at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Cen...

LBI Mobile Mammography and more
  Monday, February 6th       Brain Games: 1pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library, 217 S. Central Ave., Surf City. Games designed to stimula...

Super Bowl Super Plunge and Super Pancakes
  Courtesy of the LBI Business Alliance.....   Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31st·        Labyrinth Wa...

Polar Bear Super Plunge LBI and more
  Courtesy of The LBI Business Alliance.... Monday, January 23rd   Story Hour: 4-5pm at Beach Haven Library. Activity for ages 5-8. Call 609-492-7081 to register....

Register Now For Saltwater Fishing License
  Register Now With Saltwater Recreational Registry Program   The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife rem...

Flu Shots and More on LBI this week
  Courtesy of the LBI Business Alliance....     THIS WEEK Monday January 16th ·        Brain Games: 1pm at the Island...

January Activities on LBI
   Courtesy of the LBI Business Alliance:   Monday January 9th:  1.  Friends of the Library Meet:  10am at the Island Branch of the Ocean County ...

What the New Year Brings to LBI
      WISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY, HEALTHY NEW YEAR!!!   Wednesday December 28th:    1. Starlab:  A Portable Planetarium&...

Holiday Spirit Going on at LBI
      Get in the holiday spirit with these great events!!     Monday December 19th:  1.  Brain Games:  1pm at the I...

Cool Weather Hot Happenings on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   The weather is getting colder but the Island is heating up with great events!  Read on! &n...

Ho Ho Holidays on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Ho Ho Holiday season on LBI is filled with great events!  Read on!       ...

Community Events on LBI
  Lots Of LBI Community Events Courtesy Of LBI Business Alliance     November 29 - December 18   Surflight Theatre: is proud to present a Holiday ...

The Holidays have begun on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   The Holiday Season has begun!  Get excited with these events!!       Mon...

Thanksgiving Week on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Happy Thanksgiving!! Celebrate the holiday week with these great events!       ...

Lots to Do on LBI This Week
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   The weather might be chilly but the Island heats up with these great events!     &nb...

This November week on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   November means great events!!  Read On!       Wednesday November 9th:&nbs...

Already November on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Happy November!  Read on for great events!!             ...

LBI events to give you chills
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   These events are so great it gives us the chills!  Read on!!       Monday...

What Is Cool on LBI This Week
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   These events are so great it's spooky!  Read on!       Monday October 17t...

October Heat on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Great events heat up this week (just like the weather!) on LBI!       Monday O...

So Now Whats To Do on LBI
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   October brings good waves and these great events.  Read on!       Monday ...

LBI events and Chowderfest week
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Get ready for Chowderfest Weekend and these great events!       Monday Septemb...

New Fall LBI Events
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Who says fall can't be fun?  Check out these great events!       Wednes...

September on Long Beach Island
  The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance.   Contrary to popular belief, the Island is STILL busy!  Read on for great events! Monday Sep...

School Is In LBI Is Still Open
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Enjoy end-of-summer activities and look forward to September fun on LBI! Tuesday September 6th: 1. Fa...

LBI Post Irene Events
*** Please be sure to call and confirm each event that you are planning on attending, we cannot confirm that ALL of these events are still happening due to Hurricane Irene.*** Mon...

Looking for Something to do on LBI
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Celebrate the last days of August with these events!!! Monday August 22nd: 1. Monday Madness at Bayview Par...

Weekly Events on LBI
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Summer gets hotter with these awesome events!!! Monday August 8th: 1. Monday Madness at Bayview Park: 6:30...

Fun on LBI August
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. August starts off with these GREAT events!!! Monday August 1st: 1. Monday Madness at Bayview Park: 6:30-8:...

On LBI This Week
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Sick of the heat? There's plenty to do, no matter what temperature it is! Check out these great events!!! Mon...

What To Do On LBI
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Don't just want to sit on the beach? Check out these great events!!! Monday July 18th: 1. 2 Old Beach Bums...

Fun on LBI This Week
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. July is packed with great events, read on!!! Monday July 11th: 1. Aboriginal Dot Painting: 3pm at the Isla...

LBI Goings On This Week
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Happy Summer!!! Enjoy our Island and these great events!! Tuesday July 5th: 1. Chinese Brush Painting: 9...

Child Immunization Clinic and Physical Exams
The school year has just ended and summer has just begun but it is never to soon to make sure your child's immunizations and physical exams are up to date for the 2011-2012 school ...

Look at this week on LBI
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Get fired up for the 4th with these great events!!! Monday June 27th: 1. Thinking Ahead: Legal & Home ...

Going On This Week On LBI
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. This week, enjoy your favorite LBI Summer Events!!! Monday June 20th: 1. Storytime: Island Branch Oce...

What Is Happening This Week On LBI
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. This week, enjoy the many events at your local branch of the Ocean County Library!!! Monday June 13th: ...

Week of June Sixth LBI Events
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. This week, help us Bring On the Summer 2011 with LBIfest and these great events!!! Monday June 6th: ...

This Weeks LBI Events June First
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. With summer officially here, celebrate with these great events!! Thursday June 2nd: 1. Bead Happy Hour:...

LBI Memorial Week Events
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Happy Memorial Day weekend! Kick off the summer with these events!! Monday May 23rd: 1. Monday Nigh...

Car Detailing at Your Door
I recently had my SUV professionally detailed. They did such a phenominal job I wanted to tell everyone about them. The name of the company is Tip Top Mobile Detailing...they clean...

LBI Weekly Events May Sixteenth
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. Monday May 16th: 1. "As Time Goes By" 7pm at the Island Branch of the Ocean County Library in Surf City. E...

Surf City LBI Sidewalk Sale
Looking for something to do? Red Sails Salon, located at 1615 Long Beach Blvd in Surf City on Long Beach Island, is having its very first sidewalk sale and clothing drive! On Satur...

LBI events this week
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. What better way to enjoy spring on LBI than with these events? Read on!! Monday May 9th: 1. Friends of the...

LBI Weekly Events May 2-8
The Weekly LBI Events Are Courtesy Of The LBI Business Alliance. As spring leads to summer, finish your spring cleaning by hitting your kitchen cabinets and donating all your...

LBI Thundering Surf Water park passes
Headed to Long Beach Island on vacation this summer? Contact me for Fun Day passes to Thundering Surf Water Park. The passes cost $27.95 each and are good for one time use on one F...

LBI Thundering Surf and Settlers MIll Golf passes
Headed to Long Beach Island on vacation this summer? Contact me for Fun Day passes to Thundering Surf Water Park. The passes cost $27.95 each and are good for one time use on one F...


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