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Why Hasn’t My House Sold?

To sell your house for top dollar, in the least amount of time, with the least amount of hassels, it needs to have its best foot forward.

In order to sell you need to be in the market, not just on the market.

Price + Condition = Value

Watch this 4 minute video by Jay Papasan of Keller Williams Realty International.  He explains it best.  Recording in 2010, but still relevant today.

363 Boland Avenue, Brick, NJ MLS# 21337614

Lovely Ranch Near Lake Godfrey & Manasquan River

363 Boland Avenue, Brick, NJ Monmouth MLS# 21337614

Ranch home on corner lot near Godfrey Lake & the Manasquan river. Kitchen has lots of cabinets & peninsula counter. Breakfast area with sliding doors to screened in porch. Full partially finished basement with family room, office, workbench and lots of storage. Spacious yard with shed.

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Seller Says…

For exercise, we also bike along a town walking trail just across Maple Ave. It’s paved with crushed gravel, and is a couple miles long through a stretch of woods. We frequently ride our bikes along that trail which ends at a ball field and play area.

For pizza, we usually hit Little Caesars in Point Pleasant, or Vinnies pizza just on Herbertsville Rd.

For a home cooking, we’ve gone to the Cozy Kitchen on Herbertsville Road several times. Our favorite place is the Allenwood General Store on Allenwood Ave in Wall. It’s only about 8-10 minutes away, but filled with antiques so Dad and the kids can have special one-on-one time together with a very low price tag.

For evening walks, we like to go to the beach in Bayhead. In the evening, there are rarely people there and we can bring our dog and throw a football or fly a kite. We also like going to the Brick Reservoir which is 5 minutes up the road.

We’re only a few minutes from Brick Hospital and in the general area we’ve had our dentist, doctors, even our vet.

We love the screened in porch. It faces the lake and we have spent countless nights out there having dinner, entertaining family and friends, and just grabbing a few moments to unwind. Not only did it draw us to the property, but it’s such a part of our life that we’ll miss it.

We also love the full sized attic. We put flooring and lighting in most of the attic so not only can it be used for storage, you can walk around up there and actually see what you’ve got.

We use the basement as living space. It’s our family room, playroom, office, library, and work area. Having this rugged space allows all six of us to live here pretty comfortably.

We also love our shed. It’s only a couple years old and is in fantastic shape. It allows us to put away all the yard/outdoor/recreation stuff and keep the place reasonably organized. We actually have two sheds on the property so we are able to keep the gas/chemicals away from the kid’s bikes and toys.

Union Beach NJ

Union Beach NJ is a small town in an area of Monmouth County known as the Bayshore. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough’s population was 6,245.

union beachThe Union Beach School System serves public school students in pre-Kindergarten through eighth grade. Union Beach Memorial School had an enrollment of 737 students as of the 2010-11 school year.

Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend Keyport High School in Keyport, as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Keyport Public Schools.  Students have the choice, as well, to apply for Red Bank Regional High School for admission into its specialized programs. High school students also have the option to apply to one of the career academies in the Monmouth County Vocational School District.

Residents can travel by car or bus to commute to NYC. Or drive the the Hazlet Train Station.

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207 Marina Dr, Highlands, NJ 07732, MLS# 21329843

Come check out this fantastic end unit town-home in Baypointe!

207 Marina Dr, Highlands, NJ 07732  Monmouth MLS# 21329843


Very close to shops, restaurants, Sandy Hook beaches, parks, and NYC ferry!!! Sandy damage in lower-level has been repaired by contractor, and is just waiting for your finishing touch! This won’t last, come see this beautiful home today!!!

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Seller Says…

The things I love about Highlands are the close accessibility to the bay, the Ocean, and beach, bike trail along the water to Atlantic Highlands, the many delicious waterfront restaurants, biking and hiking at Hartshorne woods.

Our neighborhood is great for walking/biking to restaurants, farmers markets, festivals & the high-speed ferry (35min) ride to Manhattan. We love the gorgeous views on the hills & waterside of the beach/ocean, trees & NYC.

Whole foods & downtown Red Bank is just a quick ride away & have great shopping & nightlife.

We love to eat waterfront at WindAnSea & the Inlet cafe & our favorite breakfast spot is Turning point in Long Branch.

When we bought the property we were drawn to the square footage, garage, deck & fireplace. We loved the location as we could walk 2 minutes & be at the marina & drive 5 minutes to windsurf on Sandy Hook.

If I were a buyer I would want to know the town is very safe.

The highlands area is great for families & single people alike. There are tons of restaurants, activities , shopping & recreational opportunities for all to enjoy.

I hate to leave because we enjoy barbecues on the back deck, enjoying the romantic cozy fires in the fireplace & entertaining our guests in our cozy seaside beach home.
Our utilities costs are reasonable.

Monmouth County NJ Real Estate Market Report July 2013

Monmouth County NJ Real Estate continues on the path towards a sellers market. We reported to you last month on the May 2013 market stats.  There were 3156 homes for sale, 6.67 months of inventory, and a median sold price of $400,000. Active homes for sale dropped almost 11% and we were in a balanced market moving toward a seller’s market.

In June 2013 there were 3353 homes for sale, 6.57 months of inventory and a median sold price of $409,000, up from last month.

front1We still have a shortage of homes for sale for our buyers. A rise in the median price reflects the multiple offers and bidding wars, we have been seeing which drive the prices up.

We still look on the market with caution.

The window of opportunity for sellers is still there.  Sellers looking to get their Monmouth County NJ home sold quickly and for the best price should list now.  Find out what your home is worth at our Monmouth County Real Estate Value page.  You can also track your neighborhood or the neighborhood you want to move to with our Market Insider.

JacksonTownship NJ Welcomes New First Time Buyers

Ed & Lynda Keller closed on their new home in Jackson Township NJ last week.  James & I are so happy for them.  With today’s low inventory finding a home is no easy task.  

Jackson Township NJ First Time Homebuyers

Congratulations, Ed & Lynda.

If you are looking to buy your first home or move up to a larger home in Jackson NJ or anywhere in Monmouth, Ocean or Southern Middlesex Counties, Start your Jackson Township NJ home search here.

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Jackson Township NJ

Jackson Township NJ is actually named after Andrew Jackson.  It has a population of 54,856 as of the 2010 census.

justicecomplexJackson’s most famous attraction is Six Flags Great Adventure, which includes the Hurricane Harbor water park.  Near Great Adventure is the Jackson Premium Outlets mall.

Located in Ocean County NJ, its motto is “A Place for All Seasons.”

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