Nathan Colmer's Blog Posts

Nathan Colmer's Blog Posts

HOW THE LISTING PRICE IMPACTS THE AMOUNT OF TIME A HOME SPENDS ON THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
LONG BEACH ISLAND LISTING PRICE AND DAYS ON THE MARKETThanks to the internet and the amount of information available to home buyers on Long Beach Island, the correct listing p...

BUYER CONCERNS IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKET
BUYER CONCERNS IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETBuying a Home on Long Beach Island New JerseyBuying a house on Long Beach Island is an investment. For some, the investment could b...

BUSINESSES FOR SALE ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
BUSINESSES FOR SALE ON LONG BEACH ISLANDCommercial real estate on Long Beach Island offers some great opportunities, but also requires a careful understanding of the current m...

WHAT IS THE COST OF FLOOD INSURANCE FOR AN ELEVATED HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE FLOOD INSURANCE COSTS When Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey at the end of October 2012, many things changed. Large areas of coast...

Renting A House On Long Beach Island And LBI Real Estate Landlord Tips
LBI REAL ESTATE LANDLORD TIPSThe LBI real estate market can be an excellent area of investment. Home prices on Long Beach Island are down from the peak of the m...

Long Beach Island Real Estate Land Prices
Long Beach Island Real Estate PricesThe real estate market on Long Beach Island, like any market, is subject to high and low points. When home prices rose in the early 2000′...

WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF BUYING A HOUSE ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY
LBI NJ Real EstateThe LBI NJ real estate market is comprised of many different styles of homes, locations and price ranges. There are large, oceanfront homes that can sel...

WHAT ARE THE COSTS OF OWNING A HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY
Long Beach Island Real EstateMost homes on Long Beach Island are purchased as either a second home for vacations or as an investment (or both). Regardless of the reason y...

TIPS ON HOW TO SET THE RIGHT LISTING PRICE WHEN SELLING IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND NJ REAL ESTATE MARK
SETTING THE RIGHT LISTING PRICE IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETLong Beach Island Real EstateIf you are thinking of selling your home on Long Beach Island, you should know t...

HOW IS LONG BEACH ISLAND IN SUMMER 2014 AFTER HURRICANE SANDY
SUMMER 2014 HURRICANE SANDY AND LONG BEACH ISLAND NJHurricane Sandy and Long Beach Island New JerseyHurricane Sandy made landfall on Long Beach Island at the end of Octob...

July 2014 Sales On LBI
July 2014 LBI Real Estate Sales and Transactions on Long Beach Island NJJuly 2014 showed slower activity than June 2014, but this is to be expected over the summer months. Sales ar...

Long Beach Island CAFRA
CAFRAA big part of living at the beach is the water! While many people dream of owning a home on Long Beach Island, for those lucky enough to buy a home on the water, that dre...

SELLING A HOME IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET AFTER HURRICANE SANDY
HURRICANE SANDY LISTING PROCEDURES AND LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATEHurricane Sandy and the Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketHurricane Sandy, which made landfall on Long Beach I...

BUYING AND SELLING A HOME IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
SELLER REMORSE BEFORE SUMMER ON LBIong Beach Island Real Estate and Summertime on Long Beach IslandThe Long Beach Island real estate market, and the entire LBI economy for tha...

HOW TO BUY A PREFORECLOSURE IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKET
LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE PRE FORECLOSURESShort Sales, Foreclosures and Bank Properties in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketMany real estate websites offer information about s...

NEW CONSTRUCTION SALES IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
LBI REAL ESTATE NEW CONSTRUCTION SALESNew Homes For Sale in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketHome sales in the LBI NJ real estate market have been very strong and one of the best ...

ZESTIMATES AND THE LONG BEACH ISLAND NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
LBI REAL ESTATE ZESTIMATESLong Beach Island Real Estate and  ZestimatesMore than 95% of home buyers now begin their search online. On Long Beach Island, this number is probabl...

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP SINGLE FAMILY HOME SALES IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP SINGLE FAMILY HOME SALESLong Beach Island Real EstateThe LBI NJ real estate market has been showing some interesting activity. Sales of homes and cond...

CONDO SALES IN LONG BEACH TWP AND THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
CONDO SALES IN LONG BEACH TWPLBI Real Estate Market CondosCondos offer an interesting opportunity to buy a home on Long Beach Island. Condos offer a much lower price point tha...

LBI REAL ESTATE BEACH HAVEN SINGLE FAMILY HOME SALES
BEACH HAVEN SINGLE FAMILY HOME SALESBeach Haven Real EstateOf all the towns and areas on Long Beach Island, Beach Haven offers the most entertainment and excitement....

RENTAL SCAMS ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
LBI REAL ESTATE RENTAL SCAMSRenting a Home on Long Beach IslandThe entire basis of the LBI economy is summer rentals! Tourism supports local businesses on Long Beach Isla...

TOP CONCERNS BUYERS HAVE IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
Buying a Home on Long Beach Island New JerseyBuying a house on Long Beach Island is an investment. For some, the investment could be purely financial with a buyer looking to t...

TOP CONCERNS BUYERS HAVE ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
Buying a Home on Long Beach Island New JerseyBuying a house on Long Beach Island is an investment. For some, the investment could be purely financial with a buyer looking to t...

LBI New Jersey Flood Insurance Information
Hurricane Sandy and Flood Insurance on LBIFlood insurance rates are based on the property’s elevation above Base Flood Elevation or BFE. Generally speaking, the higher a pro...

House Raising On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Flood Insurance, Hurricane Sandy and House Raising in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketLet me begin by saying that not every house on Long Beach Island needs to be ...

LBI Flood Insurance
Hurricane Sandy and Flood Insurance on LBIFlood insurance rates are based on the property’s elevation above Base Flood Elevation or BFE. Generally speaking, the higher a pro...

Long Beach Island And Hurricane Sandy
Superstorm Sandy and LBIHurricane Sandy made landfall on Long Beach Island at the end of October 2012. Even though the storm has passed and Long Beach Island has fully recover...

Home Locations On Long Beach Island
Property Locations in the LBI Real Estate MarketThe LBI real estate market is made up of several locations each with their own unique characteristics. They are:Oceanfront...

LBI Commercial Real Estate
Commercial Real Estate on LBICommercial real estate represents the least active area of the LBI real estate market. However, properties do sell and rent if they are price...

Storm Damaged Homes On Long Beach Island
Buying Storm Damaged Homes on Long Beach IslandIn the LBI real estate market, homes are for sale that have been damaged by Hurricane Sandy. At this time, there are a...

Short Sales And Foreclosures On Long Beach Island Nj
Buying Short Sales and Foreclosures in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketShort sales, foreclosures, and bank properties are not the most common real estate transactions on LBI. How...

Tear Downs On Long Beach Island
Buying a Tear Down or Vacant Land on Long Beach IslandThere are many local zoning laws and setback requirements you must be aware of before attempting to purchase a "tear down" pro...

Duplexes In The Lbi Real Estate Market
Duplexes and Multi-Family Homes in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketDuplexes can offer an excellent return on their investment, and can often create a positive return with a minim...

LBI Real Estate Condos
Understanding the Condo Market on LBIWhen looking to buy or sell a condo on LBI, there are a few important points to remember. Condos in the LBI real estate market range...

Single Family Homes On Long Beach Island
Single Family Homes in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketSingle family homes are the most common and the most active form of real estate on LBI. Single family homes will often sell from...

Types Of Properties For Sale On Long Beach Island
The LBI Real Estate MarketThe LBI real estate market is broken into several categories. They are: Single Family Homes Condos Duplexes Vacant Land & Tear Downs Short Sales ...

Long Beach Island And The LBI Real Estate Market
Long Beach Island New JerseyThe LBI real estate market on Long Beach Island consists of 6 municipalities. They are:Barnegat Light Harvey Cedars Long Beach Township Sur...

VACATION PROPERTY SALES ON LONG BEACH ISLAND GET A SECOND WIND
Vacation Properties and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe real estate market on Long Beach Island consists mainly of second homes. Long Beach Island itself sees an increas...

COMMON DEFECTS IN HOMES ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY
Buying a Home in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketBuying a home on Long Beach Island is a major investment! When looking at homes, it is important to understand not only the curre...

DISPELLING THE SANDY STORIES AND GETTING THE BEACH BACK TO NORMAL
Hurricane Sandy and Long Beach Island New JerseyHurricane Sandy caused massive damage to Long Beach Island and the most of the New Jersey coastline. When Sandy made landfall a...

YEAR ROUND RENTALS IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
Long Beach Island and the LBI Real Estate MarketLong Beach Island New Jersey is an area of mostly summer homes. The year round population of around 10,000 swells to around 150...

SELLERS MOTIVATION IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
WHY PEOPLE SELL ON LONG BEACH ISLANDSelling a Home in the LBI NJ Real Estate Market on Long Beach IslandInvestment in the LBI NJ real estate market is a major financial decision. W...

TWO COMMON MISTAKES SELLERS MAKE IN THE REAL ESTATE MARKET ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
COMMON MISTAKES WHEN SELLING IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETAvoiding the Common Mistakes When Selling in the LBI Real Estate Market on Long Beach IslandSelling a home in the LBI...

IS PRINT ADVERTISING STILL USEFUL WHEN SELLING A HOME IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
PRINT ADVERTISING IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKETSelling a Home on Long Beach IslandHiring the wrong real estate agent to help sell your home on Long Beach Island can be...

FOUR OPTIONS FOR HOME SELLERS ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
FOUR CHOICES FOR HOME SELLERS IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKETSelling a Home on Long Beach IslandThe decision to sell a home on Long Beach Island is usually not an easy o...

ADVICE ON HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT AGENT TO SELL YOUR HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
TIPS FOR SELECTING THE RIGHT AGENCY TO SELL YOUR LBI HOMESelling a Home on Long Beach IslandMany home sellers get off on the wrong foot when listing their property for sa...

FOUR AREAS YOU SHOULD CHECK WHEN SELLING A HOME IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
4 CUTS YOUR DON’T WANT TO MAKE WHEN SELLING A HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLANDSelling a Home in the Long Beach Island New Jersey Real Estate MarketSelling a home is a major financi...

INTERVAL OWNERSHIP UPDATE IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
INTERVAL OWNERSHIP IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETInterval Ownership on Long Beach IslandInterval ownership is a very unique form of owning a property on Long Beach Island. It i...

WHICH TOWN ON LBI NJ HAS THE WIDEST BEACHES
WIDEST BEACHES ON LONG BEACH ISLANDLong Beach Island New JerseyLong Beach Island or LBI as it is known has been a family destination for over 200 years! The area sees a m...

THE RENTAL SEASON IS STRONG AND PROPERTIES ARE FILLING UP
LBI IS RUNNING OUT OF SUMMER RENTALSRenting a Home on Long Beach Island New JerseyThe rental season has been very strong on LBI! There has been a lot of interest in renting on ...

HOW TO DECIDE WHICH OFFER TO ACCEPT WHEN SELLING A HOME IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
HOW TO HANDLE MULTIPLE OFFERS IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKETSelling a House in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketSelling a home is a major financial decision and one that requires car...

RECEIVING MULTIPLE OFFERS WHEN SELLING A HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY
HOW TO GET MULTIPLE OFFERS WHEN SELLING IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETThe LBI Real Estate Sales MarketHome sales on Long Beach Island have been improving. Since Hurricane ...

BECOMING A LANDLORD OR LANDLADY IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
BECOMING A LANDLORD ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NJ Renting a Home on Long Beach Island New JerseyOne of the most attractive features of the LBI real estate market is the ab...

SALES OF VACATION HOMES ARE INCREASING ACROSS THE NATION AND ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
VACATION HOME SALES ON THE RISEThe LBI Real Estate Market and Long Beach Island New JerseyThe Long Beach Island economy and the LBI NJ real estate market are based on sum...

SINGLE FAMILY HOME SALES ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY BETWEEN 600000 AND 900000
LBI REAL ESTATE MARKET SALES BETWEEN $600,000 AND $900,000LBI Real Estate Market UpdateHome sales have been very strong over the past 6 months and as usual, single family homes lea...

CONDO SALES ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY BETWEEN JANUARY 1ST 2014 AND APRIL 1ST 2014
CONDO SALES IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKETThe LBI NJ Real Estate MarketSales have been increasing in the LBI NJ real estate market on Long Beach Island and as summer 20...

SINGLE FAMILY HOME PRICES AND MARKET ACTIVITY ARE HIGHER IN LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP
BAYSIDE SINGLE FAMILY HOMES SHOW IMPROVEMENT IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETHurricane Sandy and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe Long Beach Island area and the LBI NJ ...

APRIL 2014 UPDATE ON THE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE MARKET ON LBI NJ
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE UPDATE ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEYThe Real Estate Market on Long Beach Island New JerseyThe LBI NJ real estate market is comprised of several d...

SEPTEMBER TO MARCH DUPLEX AND MULTIFAMILY HOME SALES UPDATE IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MAR
DUPLEX SALES UPDATE IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKETDuplex Sales Update in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketSince there are only about 3-4 closed duplex transactions eac...

INCREASE SALES IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY REAL ESTATE MARKET
LBI REAL ESTATE MARKET SHOWS IMPROVEMENT IN MARCH 2014The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe LBI NJ real estate market has witnessed a lot of interest over the past few months ...

SEPTEMBER 2013MARCH 2014 TRENDS IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
TRENDS IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKETCurrent Trends in the Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketBetween September 1st 2013 and March 1st 2014, the Long Beach ...

HOW MUCH DOES A NEW HOUSE COST ON LBI NJ
PRICE PER SQUARE FOOT FOR A NEW HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLANDNew Construction in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketIn the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there has been a massive wave of new ...

INVESTING IN THE REAL ESTATE MARKET ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY
BUILDING A SPEC HOUSE IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKETThe LBI Real Estate MarketThere are trends in the LBI NJ real estate market that point to stronger activity and incr...

WHY YOU NEED A SURVEY AND FLOOD ELEVATION IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
SURVEY AND FLOOD ELEVATION IN THE LBI REAL ESTATE MARKETSurvey and Flood Elevation in the LBI Real Estate MarketA survey and flood elevation will tell you a some important det...

NEW LISTINGS PENDING CONTRACTS AND CLOSED TRANSACTIONS IN THE LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET
LONG BEACH ISLAND REAL ESTATE SUPPLY AND DEMAND IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY OF 2014The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe real estate market on Long Beach Island has seen some stro...

VACANT LAND AND TEAR DOWNS IN THE LBI NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET
VACANT LAND ON LONG BEACH ISLANDNew Construction in the LBI Real Estate Market on Long Beach Island New JerseyBuilding a new home on Long Beach Island can be a very ...

BEACH HAVEN NJ REAL ESTATE MARKET TRENDS
SINGLE FAMILY HOME SALES IN BEACH HAVENThe LBI NJ Real Estate Market in Beach HavenThe LBI real estate market has seen a major increase in activity compared to a year ago...

WINTER 2014 CONDO SALE MARKET ON LONG BEACH ISLAND
LONG BEACH ISLAND CONDO REAL ESTATE MARKETThe Real Estate Market on Long Beach IslandHome sales have been strong in the LBI NJ real estate market. While there was a drop in ac...

UNDERSTANDING LOT SIZES WHEN BUILDING A NEW HOME ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEY
LOT SIZES ON LONG BEACH ISLAND NEW JERSEYNew Construction in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketOne often overlooked area of the LBI real estate market is new construction. Man...

March 2014 Home Sales Show Improvement On Long Beach Island
The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe LBI NJ real estate market has witnessed a lot of interest over the past few months which has led to an increase in overall activity. With...

Current Trends In The LBI NJ Real Estate Market On Long Beach Island
Current Trends in the Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketBetween September 1st 2013 and March 1st 2014, the Long Beach Island New Jersey real estate market saw some...

New Home Sales On Long Beach Island New Jersey And The LBI Real Estate Market
New Construction in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketIn the wake of Hurricane Sandy, there has been a massive wave of new construction taking place on Long Beach Island. With many...

Building A Spec Investment In The Long Beach Island Real Estate Market
The LBI Real Estate MarketThere are trends in the LBI NJ real estate market that point to stronger activity and increasing home prices. While these increases are not acro...

Surveys And Flood Elevation Certificates On Long Beach Island And The LBI NJ Real Estate Market
Survey and Flood Elevation in the LBI Real Estate MarketA survey and flood elevation will tell you a some important details about the purchase of a home in the Long Beach...

Vacant Land And Tear Downs In The LBI NJ Real Estate Market On Long Beach Island
Vacant Land on Long Beach IslandBetween September 1st 2013 and March 1st 2014 Vacant Land on Long Beach Island real estate sales were broken down as follows:There we...

Beach Haven New Jersey Real Estate Market Update
The LBI NJ Real Estate Market in Beach HavenThe LBI real estate market has seen a major increase in activity compared to a year ago!Hurricane Sandy was surely a fact...

Condo Sales Update On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Long Beach Island Condo Real Estate MarketThere are many different kinds of condos for sale in the LBI real estate market. There are large complexes with professional manageme...

Lot Sizes And New Homes In The LBI NJ Real Estate Market On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Lot Sizes on Long Beach Island New JerseyLong Beach Island is divided into 6 municipalities each with their own unique building codes and setback requirements. There are some ...

Winter Trends In The Long Beach Island Real Estate Market On LBI
Winter Seasonal Trends in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe winter on Long Beach Island can be a surprisingly busy time for home sales. Many home-buyers look for a property &nb...

Side By Side Condos In The LBI NJ Real Estate Market On Long Beach Island
The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe LBI NJ real estate market is made up on many different homes in many different price ranges. There are massive oceanfront estates with ev...

Short Sale Update On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Short Sales and Foreclosures in the Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketMany buyers in the LBI real estate market assume that a short sale or foreclosure is going to be t...

Home Values On Long Beach Blvd In The LBI NJ Real Estate Market
How Much Is A House On Long Beach Blvd Worth?To illustrate how location impacts the sales price of a home on Long Beach Island, I have put together some information for oceans...

February 2014 Southern Ocean County Nj Real Estate Market
February 2014 Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market UpdateThe Southern Ocean County real estate market saw some strong activity in February 2014. While the areas we serve includ...

Ocean Acres Real Estate Market Update For February 2014
February 2014 Ocean Acres Real Estate Market UpdateThe Southern Ocean County real estate market, which covers the areas of Stafford Twp, Manahawkin, Barnegat, Waretown, Tuckerton, ...

Barnegat Township Adult Community Real Estate Market Sales In February 2014
February 2014 Barnegat Adult Community Real Estate Market SalesThe adult community real estate markets of Barnegat Township and of the Southern Ocean County market showed...

Horizons At Barnegat Adult Community Real Estate Update
Horizons at Barnegat Real Estate Sales UpdateThe adult community real estate market in Barnegatand elsewhere in the Southern Ocean County NJ real estate market has been very a...

February 2014 Beach Haven West Real Estate Market Update
February 2014 showed continued strong activity in the Beach Haven West real estate market. The impact of Hurricane Sandy is still being felt as storm damaged homes still play ...

January 2014 Stafford Township Real Estate Market Sales Update
January 2014 Real Estate Sales in Stafford TwpThe real estate market in Stafford Twp in January 2014 showed major activity and higher numbers in almost every category ove...

January 2014 Barnegat NJ Real Estate Market Sales
January 2014 Sales in the Barnegat NJ Real Estate MarketThe real estate market in Barnegat NJ showed strong sales activity in the month of January 2014. Like the other ar...

January 2014 Waretown Real Estate Market Sales Update
January 2014 Sales in the Waretown Real Estate MarketThe Waretown and Ocean Township real estate marketshowed strong activity with a total of 19 closed transactions in the mon...

January 2014 Eagleswood NJ Real Estate Market Sales
January 2014 Real Estate Sales in Eagleswood NJThe real estate market in Eagleswood New Jersey saw less market activity in January 2014 than January 2013 however the medi...

January 2014 Tuckerton NJ Real Estate Market Sales
January 2014 Sales in the Tuckerton NJ Real Estate MarketJanuary 2014 Sales in the Tuckerton NJ Real Estate Market showed strong activity which reflects the general impro...

January 2014 Little Egg Harbor Real Estate Market Sales
January 2014 Sales in the Little Egg Harbor NJ Real Estate MarketThe Little Egg Harbor New Jersey real estate market saw substantial activity with new listings and closed...

Southern Ocean County NJ Real Estate Market Home Inspections
Home Inspections in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketWhen buying a home in the Southern Ocean County real estate market it is important that you understand the home and ...

How To Write A Sales Contract For A Home In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Writing A Contract In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketOnce you have found the right home in the Southern Ocean County real estate market and successfully negotiated you...

Tips On Making An Offer On A Home In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Making An Offer In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketAfter you are comfortable with your financing options and once you have found a home, it is time to make an offer on ...

Using An Attorney In Your Southern Ocean County Real Estate Transaction
Using An Attorney When Buying Or Selling In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketBuying or selling a home in the Southern Ocean County New Jersey real estate market&nbs...

Building A New Home In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Building A New Home In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketWhen searching for a home in the Southern Ocean County real estate market it is a good idea to consider new const...

Vacation Rental Insurance In The Long Beach Island Nj Real Estate Market
Vacation Rentals in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe summer rental season on Long Beach Island looks to be very strong. There has been an increase in activity for homes i...

Rebuilding On LBI NJ After Hurricane Sandy
Hurricane Sandy and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketHurricane Sandy caused major damage to the Long Beach Island area when it made landfall at the end of October 2012 a...

Credit Scores And Long Beach Island New Jersey Real Estate
The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThere is little doubt that mortgages make up an important part of any real estate market and this is true on Long Beach Island as well. Mortg...

How Mortgage Rates Are Determined On Lbi New Jersey
Mortgages and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe LBI NJ real estate market has shown significant improvement in both the average sales price of a single family home and the...

Presidents Weekend On Long Beach Island
President's WeekendActivity has been high for both potential buyers and potential renters in the LBI NJ real estate market and President’s Weekend tends to be a ti...

1031 Tax Exchanges In The LBI NJ Real Estate Market
The Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketThe LBI NJ real estate market has long been an area of good investment potential. Like any financial market, the LBI real est...

Buying And Renting An Investment Property On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Buying and Renting in the Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketFor many, buying a home on Long Beach Island is a major financial investment. While the majority of the ...

Holding A Brokers Open House In The Lbi Real Estate Market
Selling on Long Beach Island New JerseySelling a home is a major financial decision in any real estate market. In the  Long Beach Island real estate market, which is an area o...

Storm Damaged Home Mortgages On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Hurricane Sandy and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketHurricane Sandy made landfall on Long Beach Island at the end of October 2012 and caused major damage to the area. Luckily, th...

Closing Costs And Net Proceeds For Sellers In The Lbi Nj Real Estate Market
The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketSelling a house on Long Beach Island can often be a difficult and emotional decision. For many, a home on LBI has been in the family for a ve...

Average Price Per Sq Foot For A Home On Long Beach Island
The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketHome sales have been on the rise in the LBI real estate market. As more buyers enter theLong Beach Island real estate market, it is helpful to hav...

How To Make A Good Offer On A Home In The Long Beach Island New Jersey Real Estate Market
The Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketThere is little question that the LBI NJ real estate market has seen an increase in activity which begs the question, “what make...

Information About Flood Insurance In Long Beach Township New Jersey
Long Beach Island and Flood InsuranceFor the first time in recent memory, Hurricane Sandy brought to everyone’s attention the impact a major storm can have on the Long ...

Common Mistakes Made When Selling A Home On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Selling a Home in the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe real estate market on Long Beach Island New Jersey has shown an increasing price point and an increase in activity over...

Shopping For Storm Damaged Homes On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Hurricane Sandy and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketHurricane Sandy, which made landfall on Long Beach Island at the end of October 2012, significantly impacted the Long Bea...

The Future Of The LBI Real Estate Market
The Long Beach Island Real Estate MarketThe real estate market on LBI has been very active. Even with the major damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, buyers have been wi...

2014 Summer Rental Season On Long Beach Island
The LBI Real Estate Market and Summer RentalsA major part of the LBI NJ real estate market is summer rentals. With the average price of a single family home on LBI&n...

Commercial Real Estate On LBI
Commercial Real Estate and the LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThere are several different sectors of the LBI real estate market including single family homes, condos, duplexes,...

The Beach Haven Nj Real Estate Market In 2013
Beach Haven and the LBI NJ Real Estate Market2013 was a challenging year for the entire Long Beach Island real estate market thanks to the devastating impact of Hurricane Sand...

Stafford And Manahawkin Real Estate Sales In December 2013
December 2013 Sales in the Stafford and Manahawkin NJ Real Estate MarketThe real estate market in Stafford, which also covers the areas of Beach Haven West and Manah...

Eagleswood Nj Real Estate Sales In December 2013
December 2013 Sales in the Eagleswood NJ Real Estate MarketThe Eagleswood NJ real estate market was rather slow in December 2013 with only 2 sales being reported to the N...

Tuckerton NJ Real Estate Sales In December 2013
December 2013 Sales in the Tuckerton NJ Real Estate MarketThe Tuckerton NJ real estate market showed normal activity in December 2013. Overall, sales were down in Decembe...

Little Egg Harbor Nj Real Estate Market Sales In December 2013
December 2013 Sales in the Little Egg Harbor NJ Real Estate MarketThe Little Egg Harbor NJ real estate market showed strong activity which is representative of the greaterSouthern ...

Important Mortgage Changes You Need To Understand
Qualified Mortgage Rule Changes and the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketThe Consumer Finance Protection Bureau has created a Qualified Mortgage Rule (QM) which goes hand-in...

December 2013 Sales In The Southern Ocean County Nj Real Estate Market
December 2013 Sales in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketThe real estate market of Southern Ocean Countyshowed strong sales activity in December 2013. Sales of singl...

2013 Price Reductions In The Long Beach Island Real Estate Market
The Long Beach Island New Jersey Real Estate MarketAs 2013 came to an end, the LBI real estate market showed a major increase in both activity and home pricing. The impac...

The Average Time It Takes To Sell A House On Long Beach Island New Jersey
Long Beach Island Real Estate Sales InformationThe LBI real estate market has been very active. Since Spring of 2013, sales of single family homes, condos and duplexes in...

Buying A Building Lot In The Lbi Nj Real Estate Market
The LBI NJ Real Estate MarketThe LBI NJ real estate market has many different properties ranging from small condos up to multi-million dollar oceanfront estates. A core f...

Finding A Home In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Finding a Home in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketWhen looking for your "dream home" it is important to remember that your needs are different from everyone else and on...

How To Pick A Real Estate Agent In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Choosing a Real Estate Agent in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketWhen you have decided you are ready to buy a house in the Southern Ocean County real estate market,...

How To Protect Yourself From Bad Lending Practices In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
How to Protect Yourself When Looking for a Mortgage in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketThere are many laws that have been enacted to protect buyers in the local real es...

Mortgages And Loans In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Shopping for a Mortgage Loan in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketFor most a mortgage will represent the single largest financial burden undertaken. As with any...

Credit Scores And Mortgages In Southern Ocean County
Understanding Credit Scores and MortgagesYour current level of debt, down payment and your income are not the only factors used to determine if you will qualify for a mortgage...

How Do You Qualify For A Mortgage
Qualifying for a Mortgage in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market NJA mortgage is most likely one of the largest financial commitments you will make in your lifet...

Understanding Mortgage Terms In The Real Estate Market
Mortgages and Mortgage Terms in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketBefore you begin looking for your dream home, it is important to have an understanding of how much house...

First Time Home Buyers In The Southern Ocean County Real Estate Market
Buying Your First Home in the Southern Ocean County Real Estate MarketOwning a home is one of the core concepts of the American Dream. As with any major purchase, it is important t...

Rentals In The Long Beach Island Real Estate Market
Rentals on LBI NJJanuary 2014 is shaping up to be a good start to the Summer 2014 rental season on Long Beach Island. So far, rental activity has been strong which is good new for ...

December 2013 Sales In The Adult Communities In Barnegat New Jersey
Barnegat NJ Adult Community Real Estate Sales in December 2013Real estate sales in the adult communities of Barnegat New Jersey once again reported strong sales data with...

Storm Damaged Homes In The Beach Haven West New Jersey Real Estate Market
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Hurricane Sandy Relief Song
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Governors Officials To Visit LBI To Help Answer Town Questions
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Trends In The LBI Real Estate Market After Hurricane Sandy
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Evolving Interest Rates On LBI NJ
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September Sales Update On LBI
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LBI Sales July
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May Sales On LBI
May Sales on Long Beach Island NJ The month o...

April Sales on Long Beach Island
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Home Prices on LBI After Sandy
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For the first week of April 2013, the LBI real estate market saw a total of 7 sales closed in the MLS. These sales included a mix of homes damaged by Hurricane Sandy and homes not ...

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Now that Hurricane Sandy has passed and the reconstruction of LBI is well underway, it is important to consider how the LBI real esate market will progress after Hurricane Sandy. &...

March Sales on Long Beach Island
March 2013 saw some increased avtivty as compared to February. A total of 22 homes sold (compared to 14 in February) so activity has certainly increased! The average price of a sin...

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With all the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, many homeowners and buyers in the LBI real estate market are considering new construction. If you are one of those individuals, it is...

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With all the negative press regarding Hurricane Sandy, it is easy to forget that there are some positives to such a natural disaster. The suffering of the residents of New Jersey c...

February Sales on Long Beach Island
The month of February saw some interesting activity in the LBI real estate market on Long Beach Island. There were roughly the same number of properties sold in February as January...

January Sales on LBI
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December Sales on Long Beach Island NJ
Even with Superstorm Sandy, a total of 42 units sold on Long Beach Island in December 2012! The sales breakdown is as follows: Single Family Homes 33 Sold Average Price: $1,103,912...

November Sales and Hurricane Sandy
November Sales on Long Beach Island NJEven with Hurricane Sandy having struck Long Beach Island, there were still 8 closings in the LBI real estate market!Single Family: 5 SoldAver...

October Sales on Long Beach Island
For the month of October 2012, the LBI real estate market had remained active...until the arrival of Hurricane Sandy. The sales numbers are as follows:   Single Family Homes ...

September Sales on Long Beach Island
September 2012 Sales on LBI For the month of September 2012 the LBI real estate market continued to remain active. A total of 38 properties sold on Long Beach Island NJ i...

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Designing a home can be a fun and exciting experience! While you are able to customize the style, the layout and the amenities to suit your taste, you must also conform to local to...

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July Sales on Long Beach Island
July 2012 Sales on LBI For the month of July the LBI real estate market showed some slowing down which is to be expected during the summer months. Total sales reported consisted of...

June Twenty Twelve Sales on LBI
For the month of June, the LBI real estate market showed some increased activity! Below are the statistics on LBI sales for June 2012:   Single Family Homes 47 units sold Aver...

May Sales on Long Beach Island NJ
For the month of May 2012, the LBI real estate market saw a total of 47 single family homes sold on Long Beach Island with an average sales price of $933,329. On  average, hom...

April Real Estate Update on LBI
The month of April 2012 was active in the LBI real estate market! For the course of the month there were:Single Family Homes40 SoldAverage Listing Price: $820,343Average Days on Ma...

March 2012 Monthly Sales on LBI NJ
  Single Family Homes Units Sold: 34 Average Sales Price: $822,691 List Price/SalePrice: 93.6% Days on Market: 159   Condos Only 1 condo sold in the month of March so the...

February Sales on Long Beach Island NJ
Single Family Homes:  17 Sold Average Price: $945,735 % List vs. Sold: 90.3% Days on Market: 220   Condos: 2 Sold Average Price: $647,500 % List vs. Sold: 94% Days on Mar...

January Sales on LBI
For the month of January 2012, there were a total of 26 single family homes sold on LBI! The average price of a sold single-family home in January on LBI was $902,976 and these hom...

December and Year End Sales Update
For the month of December 2011, there were 33 single family homes sold on LBI with an average sale price of $817,829. On average, these homes sold for 93.6% of their asking price a...

November Sales on LBI
For the month of November 2011, 13 single family homes and 3 duplexes were sold on Long Beach Island. For the 13 single family homes, the average sale price was $1,131,461 holding ...

October Sales on LBI
For the month of October 2011, 27 single family homes sold on Long Beach Island for a grand total of just under $26,500,000! The average sale price was $979,737 and homes sold on a...

September Sales on LBI
For the month of September there were 27 single-family homes sold for an average price of $845,687. On average homes sold for 92% of their asking price and sold in an average of 17...

August Sales on LBI
The month of August saw a significant drop in closings on LBI which is to be expected for this time of year. For the month of August 2011, there were only 11 single family homes so...

July Sales on LBI
For the month of July 2011 there were 21 single family homes sold on LBI for an average price of $1,134,142. Homes spent an average of 156 days on the market and sold for an averag...

June Sales on LBI
For the month of June there were 34 single family homes sold with an average sale price of $1,061,322 which is more consistent with the average sale price we have been seeing on LB...

LBI Fest a Great Success on LBI
The second "LBIFest" looked to be a great success! Despite the questionable weather, LBIFest seemed to bring a lot of people down over the weekend. With fun activities and bus ser...

April Sales on LBI
For the month of April there were 25 single-family homes sold on Long Beach Island. The average sale price was $1,012,462 with homes selling for an average of 92.8% of their asking...

March Sales on LBI
For the month of March 2011, the LBI real estate market produced 24 single-family home sales with an average sale price of $931,500. Single-family sales ranged in price from $340,0...


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