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By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Here's a list of LBI area restaurant takeout, curbside and delivery services. A LITTLE BITE OF ITALY 1419 Long Beach Blvd, Surf City 609-361-0506  alittlebiteofitaly.com Take Out & Grocery to Go ANTHONY’S RESTAURANT & PIZZERIA 857 Mill Creek Rd, Manahawkin 609 597-1156  anthonyspizzerianj.com THE...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
Comments 1
Tired of looking out the window at your dull, dormant lawn? And who says you have to hire a professional to have a lawn that will be the envy of the neighborhood?  A little prep now will give you a green lawn all summer long.What is Your Ocean County Home Worth? Get an Instant, Free ValuationAnd ...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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This is an update on the current Manahawkin Real Estate Market.Manahawkin Housing Market Summary: Year to Date in Comparison to Last Year: (Note – “year to date” is a direct comparison between the first 4 months of 2020 to 2019)           Median List Price: Up 6.25%           Median Sale Price: 3...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
Comments 2
 Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans currently live in a multigenerational household?According to Generations United, the number of multigenerational households rose from 42.4 million in 2000 to 64 million in 2016. The 2018 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of Realto...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
Comments 2
  I spent an hour in a conference last week with the Chief Economist at the Mortgage Bankers association and he provided us so much information the call could have actually been Much Longer (and welcomed believe it or not)  one of the charts he shared is this one with a bit of a rate history and ...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Lanoka Harbor, Forked River, Barnegat and Manahawkin homes available for sale has plunged at the end of the 1st Quarter of 2020.It should not come as a surprise that homes available for sale in Southern Ocean County has dropped significantly during the coronavirus pandemic and we can confidently ...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
Comments 0
 Have you ever heard the phrase: "If it sounds too good to be true it probably is."  Or: "There is no such thing as a free lunch" ?All the talk of Mortgage relief or 90 day mortgage forgiveness  today can be put under the above umbrella. It is not a handout.  It is not a freebie. It is not a gran...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
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 The VA just issued appraisal guidelines in response to the Covid-19 Epidemic.For the most part the guidelines are similar to the changes we have seen on the conventional side. To the best of my knowledge, this is the first time the VA has allowed appraisals without an interior inspection.For Vac...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
Comments 4
 I don't know what your thoughts are but here are a few things I never want to hear again once this is all over:Social Distancing, PPE are at the top of the list, but there are so many others. Enough of that, lets move on to the focus of this post. Even with NJ being shut down for all but "essent...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Trend or Fad? Knowing the Difference Could Save You MoneyWhen updating your Ocean County home (particularly to put on the market), It's a good idea to incorporate current trends into your renovations. There's a fine line between trends and fads however, and the difference can affect your buyer po...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
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With all the talk of last weekend's Fed move- here is the history - you can see we spent close to 8 years at today's Fed's Funds level, so it isn't anything new. What we have today that did not exist in 2008 is a lack of an appetite in the markets for ANY investment. The only thing experiencing a...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 894 Radio Rd Overview Maps Photos Features Description $75,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full BathroomInterior: 696 sqftLot: 5,330 sqftYear Built: 1965MLS #: NJOC397046 Location 894 Radio RdLittle...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
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Looking to buy or refinance? It is time to hop on a mortgage!Unprecedented, that is the only word that sums up what we have been experiencing in the markets the past week or so.  Interest rates are in territory that we have NEVER experienced. For the first time EVER FNMA 2.0s traded last week. Ef...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 2556 1st St Overview Maps Photos Features Description $389,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,950 sqftLot: 2,800 sqftYear Built: 2002MLS #: 22009242 Location 2556 1st AveCedar...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Your Ocean County Waterfront Dream Home on The Jersey Shore is Coming on the Market in less than 2 weeks!Boaters and water enthusiasts, your future waterfront home is coming on the market soon! Literally seconds to the bay and minutes to the open ocean, you couldn’t ask for a better location. Thi...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 24 W New York Ave Overview Maps Photos Features Description SOLD - $910,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,806 sqftLot: 3,150 sqftYear Built: 2007MLS #: 2200912...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 100 Muriel Ave Overview Maps Photos Features Description $997,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,646 sqftLot: 3,200 sqftMLS #: 22008834 Location 100 E Muriel Av...

By Mary Ann O'Shea
(RE/MAX At Barnegat Bay)
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Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 124 Dock Rd Overview Maps Photos Description Market Stats $390,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,112 sqftLot: 6.20 acre(s)Year Built: 2008MLS #: 22007658 Locat...

By Robert Rauf
(HomeBridge Financial Services (NJ))
Comments 3
 I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked if a retired person could get a 30-year loan.You are NEVER too old to get a mortgage. For a residential mortgage the only reason your age is on a mortgage application is to prove you are at least 18 and can legally sign the application. ...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 251 W 13th St, #2 Overview Maps Photos Features Description SOLD - $234,000 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 Full BathroomInterior: 400 sqftLot: 2,000 sqftMLS #: 22006895 Location 251 W 13th Street#2Ship Bottom,...

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