Last year, the average listing price in Union Beach was $168,692, but prominently grew 13.1 percent to reach $190,836 this year. In terms of inventory, the number of homes for sale increased marginally year-over-year by 1.4 percent, a positive trend for future house hunters looking to buy a piece of this city's real estate. Some of the most desirable homes in this area offer spectacular views of the waterfront which can be enjoyed night and day. For a lovely homey look and feel, look for one of the homes here which has a kitchen decorated with ceramic tile. Union Beach's ambiance is defined by the scattering of colonial-style homes which lend sophistication to the area.