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Quality of Life in Ocean County : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Aug 11, 2016
Lorie Janus asked:
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Tue Apr 28, 2015
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Sm_leahy answered:
What to live in brick. Just check out the taxes and on a score from 1 to 10 both high schools are rated a 4. So now you know the taxes are high and the schools are really bad. Also check out the drugs in Brick. Good Luck ... more
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
allan erps,ABR,SFR answered:
Definitely everywhere but not too bad here I my area truthfully.
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Fri Dec 28, 2012
Kandis Cirelli answered:
Hi I just listed a lagoon front rental here in Bayville. It is fully furnished. If you would like more information just let me know. I live in the next town and I am very familar with the area and what it has to offer. The school system is very good and it is near all basic amenities. ... more
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Sat Aug 11, 2012
Chrismofflbi answered:
Hi Joe Youre probably in your home by now but in case not, Simply put, consider how well priced the home is in the current market. Offer 100% if it is priced on the money (Not a popular answer i know) Don't always assume all homes are priced 10-20% over market. Comps will tell you home values. I recently had a buyer who lost a 1.3 home because she refused to pay full price insisting the seller was being unreasonable when the owner wouldn't counter a 90% offer. Two months later the home gretly desired home sold for asking.
Some owners need time to realize they're priced over the market, so timing becomes important too. A home just on the market is exciting and attractive to a potential buyer, but they are often overpriced at first since many agents will take any listing no matter how overpriced it is. Any agent will tell you that the best listing to take is one that has changed hands 2 or 3 times already. The market has broken in the seller by then and forces the realization of the current market value.
Chris Moffitt
Realtor Associate
Oceanside Realty
Long Beach island, NJ
908 803 2914
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Thu Jun 7, 2012
Bubs71 answered:
Mr. Shaffery, I just sent you a direct email with my email. Thanks
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Sat Jun 18, 2011
Jeanne Feenick answered:
I would abolish the office of "King" - then with the kingdom secure I would restore democracy and get the free markets rolling again - rewarding hard work rather than hard-ly working....ah, the very thought of it, make me happy! ... more
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Tue Dec 14, 2010
Ron answered:
I know modular builders who will build a complete home, turn key for $ 150.00 per square foot.
Call me.
Ron Youmans 732 325 4616
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Thu Jul 29, 2010
David Dorfman answered:

In addition to the notes below about quality of construction and materials used:

1. Land costs
2. If you need approvals or variances- costs can run - you then take into account attorney fees, engineer fees, architect fees and the TIME it takes in many shore towns to get permits or approvals.

A good reason why you see many rehabs with part of the house remaining - like a four foot seection of the original structure.

Refer to the cost not per sq ft - but how much for a wooden box - the cost differential for a 2,000 sq ft house vs a 2,500 sq ft house is minimal.

A good design goes a long way.

a 7,000 sq ft house may be designed poorly - look impressive on the outside - and useless on the inside vs a 3500 sq ft house.

And you'd be paying a ton in taxes on wasted space - it's the NJ way.

Look around and think about what you like and don't like, then think again.
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Mon Mar 22, 2010
Robert Suarez answered:
I grew up in Pine Beach in Ocean County and I have to say it was a great place to grow up. So my inclination is to say Pine Beach. But the other areas such as Beachwood , Toms River , Island Heights are good and are part of the Toms River school system. There are also good areas in southern Ocean County that can offer the same such as Berkeley or Barnagat. Here is the link to the Ocean County web site that can help you in getting a good idea of what Ocean County has to offer. ... more
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Wed Oct 28, 2009
John Sacktig answered:
See the attached Link:

Brick Ocean Beach 1: 310 Rt 35 North
Brick Ocean Beach 2: 354 Rt 35 North
Brick Ocean Beach 3: 440 Rt 35 North
Windward Beach 265 Princeton Ave

This dshould pretty much do it.
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Sat Jun 13, 2009
Helen Holmes answered:
Rumored to someday becoming Marine Institute sort of place for local college. However, real estate sign is back up so in this market, who knows? The water access is not as deep as a restaurant would want or almost need so do your homework. Also all waterfront restaurants naturally busier in the summer - 3 months. ... more
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Sun Jul 6, 2008
Jaylynnn9 answered:
You sound like a stalker. I find it very hard to believe that these women did all these damages but were never late on their rent. okay!!!! Oh and that sure does sound like alot of money for damages to one house, and all these women did this. well, i know a couple of the women you are speaking of and this one is a clean freak. I have seen her home and it is emmaculate. you can eat off her floors. she is an outstanding mom and works hard. she takes care of one baby full time and the other two part time. You are insane and need to get a life and a job. By the way, the police reports you are speakin of are a matter of puplic record and if you read them they state that you filed the report and it was investigated and found to be false. It was dissmissed and that is why you wont find a conviction. ANYWHERE!!!! you need to let this go and if the courts wont help you its because you have no case. this is only women that do this to you huh, I think it sounds like you asked them out and got rejected, cuz a man would beat u up. Have a nice life, try n get a job. ... more
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