In Ocean Grove, like other local Jersey Shore communities, the market was strong. Prices appreciated in the double digits that year. Since then, the downward market has brought us back to 2003 prices, fyi. So, eventhough there was that spike in pricing, you can now purchase at 2003 prices. If you would like information on the Ocean Grove market, you can go to my website below and order a free, no obligation, no pesky realtor calling! Market Snapshot. It will not only show you current listings, but you will also be able to get current sales information, too.