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Wed Nov 19, 2014
Kristen asked:
Neat and tidy family w 3 small children, permanently displaced by Sandy and haven't had our beloved pets since we evacuated. Our current landlord doesn't think heat is a necessity and it…
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Fri Oct 4, 2013
My NC Homes Team answered:
This is specific to the precise location of the lot as well as local zoning ordinances. There is no minimum size per se. You should contact your local zoning department where the lot is located to get this information. ... more
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Sun Sep 22, 2013
Sheryl Ann answered:
Ocean Gate is a lovely, quiet and safe waterfront community! My grandfather bought a summer home in 1924, my parents built a "retirement home" in 1964 and my family has been here since (originally as summer residents from Philadelphia) as permanent residents since Dad passed away in 1981. We love it! Dad loved it so much he commuted everyday from Philly during the summer months.The original brochures described OG as a place where the "pines meet the sea." It really is more like "where the trees meet the water." Lots of greenery here, a beautiful beach with a 1.2 mile boardwalk (sans amusements), 2 piers, 4 pavilions, 4 jetties, a yacht club and marina/ yacht basin! There are many clubs to join...Seniors, Veterans, Historical, Civic, First Aid and Fire Auxiliaries. Did I mention our wonderful volunteer First Aid Squad and Fire Departments? The First Aid Squad has world class equipment and EMTs supported solely by donations...there is never a charge for services! Ditto for our Fire Department! All of the active members are heroes in my book! You will find great housing buys and friendly residents here. Ocean Gate is a wonderful place to live! ... more
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Thu Aug 1, 2013
Brian Diehl answered:
Hello sdeemer8862,

The property may be worth more than you think. When a property is properly marketed and staged by a professional, the results can be nothing short of amazing.

I'd love to discuss the property with you and give you and your father a pricing and marketing consultation.

Do yourself a favor and speak with a few agents to ensure that you are making a well-informed decision.

Give me a call or send me an email and I'll be glad to tell you how I work to get you the highest sale price possible.

Good luck,
Brian Diehl
Prudential New Jersey Properties
973-521-1061
Brian.Diehl@PrudentialNewJersey.com
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Sun Jan 1, 2012
Francesca Patrizio answered:
Afg,

Which recent news are u referrring to? Three is "new news" almost every day!

As for advice in selling a home, it all depends upon the recent comparable sales. As for whether u should make any repairs, again it all depends on the recent comprable sales. Keep in mind that repairs rarely net a 100% return, but do help to facilitate a sale. The average return on a rennovation or repair is approx 60%.

Francesca "Francesca" Patrizio, Broker Sales Associate, ePro, SRES
Francesca@PatrizioRE.com
732.606.2931 (Direct Cell 24/7)
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Wed Aug 31, 2011
Jessica Holtzman answered:
Your question was funny about the Jersey Shore, just thought I would add that!
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Tue Aug 30, 2011
Ronald Shaffery answered:
I think you should try to come down and see for yourself. My office is less than 10 minutes from Pine Beach, we stayed away for Irene and were scared of what we would find. Came home last night and saw that the damage wasn't nearly what we had feared. We were lucky, only small branches were down and all the streets were dry. ... more
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Mon May 2, 2011
Lucille Gesek answered:
Remember the terminology "ship to shore" communication and that's exactly what those power lines were for but with recent technological advances, they are no longer in use. I'm living here since 1996 and when I found out what they were, I was more intrigued than found it an "eyesore". Honestly, I drive that particular stretch of road all the time and I don't even see the power lines, just the vast open land and hope that I see an elegant egret flying by. ... more
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Mon Jul 26, 2010
Robert Suarez answered:
If you use http://zipskinny.com/ to get a lot of useful information on Ocean Gate or any other Area. The zip Code for Ocean Gate is 08740
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Fri Apr 9, 2010
Cara Realtors answered:
The answer to this question isn't as clear cut and precise as one might want. People on both sides have their opinions as to why or why not wind farms should be allowed in their towns, and Ocean Gate, New Jersey probably isn't much different on that accord.

A salient difference between the affect on real estate values in big/small towns is the size of the wind farms, and the proximity to homes, and the current market values of properties in the direct vicinity of the wind farms.

Yes, Ocean Gate may have one windmill, then another, then another....until they are sprouting out of the ground like daises. But for now, I think residents of Ocean Gate can feel confident that their home values will not slip tremendously due to the windmill--just as long as the erection of the mechanical pinwheels do not turn out to be like the row of windmills that blow speedily along Route 30 in Atlantic City.

Cara Realtors,
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
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Mon Apr 7, 2008
John Jelinski answered:
Kathy,
Marc is right, don't give up moving to the shore. Now is the time and there may not be a better time to buy here. The market WILL shift and you could loose out. Buy small, wait and keep your eye out to move up. Down here in the Barnegat/Manahawkin market (about 20 minutes south of Ocean Gate) there are fabulous buys, especially on the water, very close to Long Beach Island, the area I specialize in. There are many "distressed" sales opportunities which is making this market hot, at very reasonable prices...almost any REASONABLE offer is being accepted. You can get more here that the Ocean Gate area, in my professional opinion and this is a less congested and all around nicer area (again in my opinion).

Call or Email if you need anytime, I am a Buyers Rep and I would love to help and advise.

John Jelinski
Crossroads Realty, Barnegat
609-713-3454
johnjelinski_7@msn.com
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Thu Feb 28, 2008
John Jelinski answered:
The one thing you will need, to be able to try and get the lowest rate, will be an elevation certificate. with that, your insurer and you will be able to calculate the risk better.
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