If your questions are directed to Trulia stats, I cannot help you. However, if you would like those stats straight from the Ocean County MLS, email me either through Trulia or my website, and I'd be happy to get them to you.
When an agent lists a house, we used comparable sales to help price the home. It doesn't mean that the seller will agree with the number agents provide, but it is what all agents use to argue purchase price. Therefore, it is in the sellers' best interest to go with those figures.
You can also go to my website and order a market snapshot. It will give you closed sale information for the area you are interested in, and will update you monthly at no fee, no obligation.... more