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Thu Jun 10, 2010
Angela Reynolds answered:
The Boat Ramp is located at 5th St. South and Bayshore Avenue. A permit to use the ramp is required from May 15th to September 15th. (See fee table below. Also see note at bottom of page about Boat/Trailer parking.)

Permits are only sold at the boat ramp.

Boat ramp fees
Daily $25.00
Weekly $35.00
Seasonal – purchased in May $80.00
Seasonal – starting 6/1 $130.00
Replace lost permit $30.00

Liscensed boats only. 6th Street North, 28th Street - 30th Street & 40th Street.

Jet Skis
You must have a permit to launch from designated beach. The cost is $125.00/yr. In order to obtain a permit, applicant must have a copy of Face sheet of insurance policy (minimum $500,000 liability insurance required. Permit holders must follow rules and regulations of permit. Jet Skiing is permitted in the inlet side of the South Jetty as designated by appropriately posted signs.

Kayaking is permitted at the following beaches.

Adjacent to all Lifeguard protected beaches.
The North-end beaches (North of 15th Street North)
Absecon Inlet Beaches.
Area between Sandy Lane and Seaside Road lifeguard station.
26th Street South – City Dock area.

Must have a permit, the cost is $150.00/yr. In order to obtain a permit applicant must have proof of Liability Insurance. The launch area is located from Neptune Drive to Club Drive.

Parking of Boats and/or Trailers
Parking shall be prohibited within the City of Brigantine from October 1st to May 1st. From May 1st to September 30th, boats and/or trailers can be parked on the street in front of the owners/lessees property. No parking of boats and/or trailers on Ocean Avenue at anytime.
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Thu Jun 10, 2010
Angela Reynolds answered:
The Brigantine Branch of the Atlantic County Library is located at 201 15th St. South, Brigantine, NJ 08203. Other than books, they also have internet access to check your email!
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Thu Jun 10, 2010
Angela Reynolds answered:
You are able to drive on certain areas of the beach in Brigantine with a Four Wheel Drive vehicle, when you purchase a permit. 4 Wheel Drive Permits for the 2010 season can be purchased at the Beach Fee Office, located at the corner of 15th Street and Brigantine Avenue. The Office is open seven days a week from the hours are 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Driving a four-wheel drive is permitted on the beach, as long as a permit is obtained. (See fee table below.)

Applicants should present a valid driver’s license, auto registration and proof of insurance.

Permit holders must follow rules and regulations of permit.
4 Wheel drive permit $175.00
Vehicle owners 60 & over $85.00
Replace lost permit $30.00
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Thu Jun 10, 2010
Angela Reynolds answered:
Beach tags are required from June 13th to Labor Day during the hours of 10:30am to 5:30pm.

Tags can be purchased at the Beach Fee Office, located at 15th Street and Brigantine Avenue from May 1st through September 1st. The Beach Fee Office is open 7 days a week from the hours of 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and can be reached by calling (609) 266-1122.

If the beach is in operation you can purchase tags on the beach from the inspectors.

Parking permits for municipal parking lots can be purchased for $25.00 for the Seasonal permit or $8.00 for daily permits.

Beach Tag Fees
Daily $8.00
Weekly $14.00
Seasonal – During May-$15.00
Seasonal – Beginning June 1-$18.00
Senior 60 to 64 ($8.00 in May)-$18.00 after June 1
Senior over 65 and Children under 12-Free
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Thu Jun 10, 2010
Jamie Naame answered:

There is definitely still an opportunity to take advantage of the upcoming season. Typically our rentals start to book in January and February, however we are still receiving calls practically everyday from people inquiring to book summer rentals. It would also be to your advantage to use a Realtor to market your rental as we are normally the first call that a potential tenant makes. I would be happy to discuss this further with you, please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,

Jamie Naame-Yumiseba
Century 21 O'Donnell
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Sat Dec 5, 2009
Sean Dawes answered:

Before I jump to your side, how much do you owe on your house? And what is it worth? Did she suggest you do a short sale? Have you experienced a hardship lately?

If she is in fact just being unprofessional, I suggest you reach out to her broker/manager and discuss this with them.

Sean Dawes
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Wed Aug 19, 2009
Katha Snow answered:
Either call the broker yourself or, preferably, have your own real estate agent/representative to contact that broker. The cost is no more to you to have your own representation.
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Thu Jun 10, 2010
Matthew & Richard Haviland answered:
Hi Alexandria,

Please call me and we can discuss your situation and options in more detail. My phone is 609-484-9080 ext. 132.

Best wishes,

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Wed Apr 29, 2009
Mary Ann Jarvis answered:
Friday the 24th of April. Homes in Brigantine sell about 1 or 2 a week. Need help?

Best Regards,
Mary Ann Jarvis
Prudential Fox & Roach
Rock Solid Jersey Shore Realtor
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Thu Mar 5, 2009
Vicky Chrisner answered:
Yes, an agent SHOULD help you with this type of transaction. In today's climate there is no benefit to trying to do it yourself. The blog below may help you.
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Mon Nov 17, 2008
Ageliki Christodoulakos answered:

Let me try to understand your question. You want two sell two properties as one. This will be a contigency clause meaning that you need to clarify if a person is interested in the one property they will need to purchase the other at the same time. This makes the house pretty much harder to sell unless you mean that (If you buy this house you get the other house) which is an incentive and makes it alot easier to sell.

Angie Christodoulakos
Century21 Maria Realty
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Mon Oct 27, 2008
Scott Godzyk answered:
Good morning Marc,

please come back on and include teh address or a link to the property.

thank you
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Sat Jun 12, 2010
Laura Giannotta answered:
Try IKM Insurance at 609-494-9200. They specialize in shore area homeowners and flood insurance. Ask for Cathy.

Laura Giannotta
Keller Williams Atlantic
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Wed Aug 27, 2008
Laura Giannotta answered:
Is the closet space in your unit not enough? There are many things to consider, not just the price of the space. You need to know how much finishing it would run? To be sure its useful, where is the enrty door planned? Will it increase you monthly condo fee? Many questions! ... more
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Sat Nov 7, 2009
Lee Collins answered:
This is a very difficult market to sell homes in general especially by owner. I would suggest that you keep in touch with the top selling agents in your area; I am sure they will answer questions and give you ideas along the way. The market is changing weekly, so keep in touch with professionals.

One suggestion I can give you is to talk with a couple mortgage professionals. It is good to have information for perspective buyers so they know that they "can" get financing on your home. There are several creative programs out there that with your pricing and a knowledgeable loan professional, you may want to put financing options on the back of your home listing flyer?
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Thu Jun 12, 2008
Corey Grushin answered:
Teri you are probably looking at a housing expense of roughly $3000/ month with a $350,000 loan amount
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Sun May 18, 2008
Linda DAlessandro answered:
I had a similar incident happen to a duplex that was going into foreclosure. The duplex was pending a condo conversion but the bank would not allow the sale unless there was a consecutive sale on the other condo at the same time. Needless to say the property went into foreclosure and is still sitting.

Your best recourse is to speak directly with your lender prior to a condo conversion and find out what the stipulations are on the loan.
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Wed May 7, 2008
Gina Chirico answered:
Hi Steven.

I have to say I am not familiar with your area as I am in North Jersey nor am I familiar with that type of dwelling. Is it on the lines of a duplex only not side by side by over and under? Like a two family setup? I'm assuming since he's selling one level - it is deeded as two separate units? All utilities billed separately? Each unit is taxed separately?

I find it interesting and am looking forward to other responses.

Gina Chirico, Sales Associate
Prudential New Jersey Properties
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Sat May 10, 2008
Barbara Ostroth answered:
Make sure you see the credit check on the prospective tenants, interview them and set ground rules (who is responsible for lawn care, utilities, etc.), and make sure they get tenant's insurance on their possessions. This way you are not liable for anything but the house, which will (by the way) depreciate in value while being rented. ... more
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Thu Feb 16, 2012
John Sacktig answered:
Well, the market is now. People list their homes in order to close by the end of the school year. If you are thinking about listing.. now is the time.

Now is also the time to jump inot the game.. if you are ready to buy get out there! Some people like to wait.. then they end up settiling on a house rather then buying the house they want. If it is going to be for sale.. it is probably goping to happen now ... start looking. Get pre approved with a BANK, not Bob's Mortgage Brokerage, a real bank that can get the loan done. then move forward.

Good luck -
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