Category Archives: Shore Real Estate

Safer to spend Labor Day in Detroit than at the Jersey Shore

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From the Daily Record: Ocean County: The most dangerous place in America? Time magazine declared this week that Ocean County is the most dangerous place to live in the United States because of the potential for natural disasters. … The … Continue reading

Brooklyn by the sea

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From the Star Ledger: Progress in Asbury Park, developers shift focus from oceanfront to downtown About 10 years ago, waves of ritzy, new multifamily buildings along Asbury Park’s oceanfront were expected to breathe life into a city in need of … Continue reading

The casinos formerly named Trump

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From the APP: Trump sues to get name off casinos Donald Trump has a message for the two Atlantic City casinos that still bear his name, five years after he gave up anything to do with running them: You’re fired. … Continue reading

Sandy changes the shore a second time

Posted in Economics, Housing Recovery, New Development, Shore Real Estate | 86 Comments

From the Record: As shore properties are sold after Sandy, beach towns change Superstorm Sandy sent 18 inches of water rushing in to Bob Zirkel’s Ortley Beach home, causing thousands of dollars in damage. But bad as the storm was … Continue reading

Did Trump win it?

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From the Star Ledger: Atlantic City home owned by Trump holdout sold at auction An Atlantic City-area real estate figure has bought at auction a property that earned its owner near-folk hero status for resisting decades of overtures from developers … Continue reading

You’ve got the shore, and you’ve got everything else

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From the Press of Atlantic City: 2014 mixed bag so far for South Jersey real estate Some South Jersey real estate markets are dealing with plenty of distressed properties that affect sale prices. Others have been selling expensive vacation homes. … Continue reading

Flipping? What year is it?

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From the Press of Atlantic City: Home flipping gains momentum in South Jersey as foreclosures soar The business of buying and selling houses for quick profit is in decline nationally, but a second wave of foreclosures in New Jersey has … Continue reading

Jersey Shore – GTL? Nah. TBTF.

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From the NYT: Back to the Jersey Shore With beaches replenished, boardwalks rebuilt and stores reopened, the Jersey Shore is gearing up for a summer busy enough to make last year’s anemic one a distant memory. As renters rush to … Continue reading

Flood insurance just got cheaper … for now

Posted in Economics, Housing Recovery, New Jersey Real Estate, Shore Real Estate | 64 Comments

From the Star Ledger: President signs bill approving flood insurance rollbacks President Obama signed legislation today, fast tracked by Congress last week, that rolls back scheduled increases in federal flood insurance. The new law caps annual rate increases and repeals … Continue reading

Rent your shore house yet? If not, too late.

Posted in Economics, New Jersey Real Estate, Shore Real Estate | 61 Comments

From the Star Ledger: Jersey Shore rental homes going fast despite harsh New Jersey winter With such a bitter winter, vacationers are ahead of the game and already booking their rental houses down at the shore. From Sea Isle City … Continue reading

Not so easy to be a renter

Posted in Demographics, Economics, New Jersey Real Estate, Shore Real Estate | 93 Comments

From the APP: Demand for rentals pushing up cost, squeezing N.J. residents In the years since the Great Recession tumbled housing prices and eviscerated personal incomes, a growing number of Americans have given up their homes and turned to renting. … Continue reading

Quite possibly the best deal you’ll ever see on a shore house

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From the NYT: For Rent: Fixer-Uppers in a National Park The National Park Service put out an unusual for-rent sign last month: 35 historic buildings, including the genteel quarters of lieutenants and captains, at a wind-swept former Army base overlooking … Continue reading

Southern Jersey Shore home prices begin to tick up

Posted in Housing Recovery, Shore Real Estate, South Jersey Real Estate | 65 Comments

From the Press of Atlantic City: South Jersey Shore’s home prices finally on the rise The shore area of South Jersey finally may be joining the improving housing market elsewhere in the nation. The median existing single-family home in the … Continue reading

FEMA: Just Kidding!

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From the Bridgeton News: Large areas of N.J. Shore to be removed from high-risk flood zone Declaring the controversial federal flood zone maps issued in the wake of Hurricane Sandy “fundamentally flawed,” U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said today revised … Continue reading

First round of Sandy aid approved

Posted in Economics, New Jersey Real Estate, Politics, Shore Real Estate | 121 Comments

From the Star Ledger: Feds approve New Jersey’s plan to spend $1.8 billion in Sandy aid Marking six months since Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on the Jersey Shore, officials announced today that the federal government has signed off on more than … Continue reading