Spring 2014; Things to Consider When Selling Your House

Things to Consider When Selling Your House

Well, it had been a long, cold winter but spring has finally sprung and pent up home-buyers are hitting the streets with reckless abandon!  So, if you are serious about selling your house in Toms River, you will want to DOWNLOAD our Spring 2014 edition of “Things to Consider When Selling Your House”. Inside these [...]

It’s a Balanced Real Estate Market in Toms River!

Balanced real Estate Market in Toms River

It only took 7 years but the real estate market in Toms River, NJ, is in “balance” once again; well, sort of… We have two (2) distinct real estate markets in Toms River; non-waterfront and waterfront (waterfront includes any and all homes in any and all waterfront communities).  Almost one full year after Superstorm Sandy, [...]

Selling Your House in Toms River? 5 Reasons to Do It Now!

5 reasons to sell your house

Contrary to popular belief; selling your house in Toms River, at the peak of the market, might not actually be in your best interest…not if you plan on buying another house in town! Let’s take a look at the 5 reasons you should sell your house in Toms River now These 5 reasons are adapted [...]

Ocean County Home Prices in 2012; How Low Will They Go?

How low can we go (Home Prices in Ocean County, NJ)? As we enter the last week of 2011, both home-buyers and home-sellers alike are asking themselves one question, “How much lower could home prices in Ocean County go in 2012″? The simple answer is lower. Economics 101 teaches us all that “price”, regardless of [...]

Ocean County's Real Estate Market-3rd Quarter Report

Third Quarter 2010

So, how was the market in Ocean County last quarter? In a nutshell; sales were UP in all 3 months over the same time last year!  They weren’t UP by much but they were UP, which is significant considering the absence of a “Tax Credit” in Ocean County this year.           [...]

Toms River Real Estate; August Market Report

Toms River’s Single Family Home Market Over the Last 90 Days: Basically, the graph is divided into 3 sections of data.  You will notice, if you hover your mouse over any part of the three sections, data will appear, and you can also manipulate the graph by “clicking and dragging” but I digress.  The “top” [...]

The Adult Community Real Estate Market in Ocean County; A Mid-Year Review

Adult Communities in Ocean County 2011

How was the real estate market in the “Adult Communities” of Ocean County, NJ, in the first half of 2011?  Well, that depends; were you looking to sell, looking to buy or “just looking”?  Before we answer these questions, let’s LOOK at the numbers.  The chart below shows the sales, for all the adult communities [...]

Toms River's Waterfront Home Market; A Mid-Year Review

How is the Toms River Waterfront Home Market? With all the “doom & gloom” being disseminated about the housing market, sales of waterfront homes in Toms River, NJ, must be sinking like a lead weight, right?  Wrong.  Now don’t get too excited; sales of waterfront homes aren’t breaking any records but there are signs of [...]

Ocean County Real Estate Market Report for the First Half of 2011

Ocean County First Half of 2010

How was the real estate market in Ocean County, NJ, in the first half of 2011?  Well, that depends; were you looking to sell, looking to buy or “just looking”?  Before we answer these questions, let’s LOOK at the numbers.  The chart below shows everything (Single Family Homes, Condos, Adult Communities, etc.) that CLOSED/SOLD, in [...]

Ocean County Homes; The Impact of Distressed Properties

Our friends at Keeping Current Matters just wrote an excellent piece on The Impact of Distressed Properties on Neighboring Values.  We, here at Coldwell Banker Flanagan Realty, have been warning our Ocean County residents about the “Shadow Inventory” since the beginning of the year.  The BIG QUESTION has always been, just when will all of [...]