Long & Foster Real Estate Blog Archives


EVENT CALENDAR

May 22, 2013

Bayberry Twigs Antique Show, Avalon Community Hall, 9AM, Saturday, May 25 14th Annual Turtle Trot, call 609-368-6101 for info, Sunday, May 26 Matthew Mullin Memorial 5K Beach Run/Walk, www.mmmfoundation.com for info, 8:30 AM, Avalon Community Hall, Sunday, May 26 Coast Guard Sunset Parade, Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, 7:45PM, Sunday, May 26 Avalon’s Memorial […]

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PROPERTIES SOLD

May 22, 2013

2005 Dune Drive, Avalon, $500,000, MLS#: 150535 F-54 Stone Court, Stone Harbor, $535,000, MLS#: 149159 280 85th Street, Stone Harbor, $621,000, MLS#: 149785 2021 Dune Drive, Avalon, $700,000, MLS#: 150533 288 33rd Street, Avalon, $700,000, MLS#: 147049 400 20th St – North Unit, Avalon, $820,000, MLS#: 147070 349 86th Street, Stone Harbor, $850,000, MLS#: 136631 […]

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THIS WEEK’S NEW LISTINGS

May 22, 2013

709 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor Manor, $159,000, MLS#: 151829 9816 Second Avenue Unit 11, Stone Harbor, $237,900, MLS#: 151848 7800 Dune Drive Unit 126, Avalon, $290,000, MLS#: 151727 10912 Third Avenue 1st floor, Stone Harbor, $449,000, MLS#: 151816 22 Linden Lane, Stone Harbor, $549,000, MLS#: 151842 10108 Third Avenue Rear, Stone Harbor, $769,000, MLS#: […]

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TURTLE TIME!

May 22, 2013

At this time each year diamondback terrapin turtles begin crawling across local roads as they seek high ground on which to lay their eggs.  While many of the local roadways have “turtle fences” installed to prevent turtle fatalities, turtles are still seen crossing from time to time.  If you see a turtle crossing, be sure […]

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EXPANDED BEACHFILL

May 22, 2013

Stone Harbor’s beachfill project has been expanded to include the entire beachfront.  The project began in April but was delayed by weather; during the delay Stone Harbor officials were able to negotiate a new agreement to include the entire beach.  The dredging company will pump sand until the beginning of June, then move to North […]

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WE COVER THE BEACH!

May 22, 2013

Listen for our radio ads on KYW Radio in the Philadelphia area, promoting our selection of sale and rental properties in Avalon & Stone Harbor.  It’s one more way Long & Foster provides the broadest possible exposure for our sale and rental listing clients!  The radio ads will air for the next few weeks.

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EVENT CALENDAR

May 16, 2013

Northeast Regional Surfing Championship, Sea Isle City’s 40th Street beach, 7AM-5PM (Friday & Saturday), 7AM-1PM (Sunday), Friday, May 17-Sunday, May 19 Wetlands Institute Spring Shorebird & Horseshoe Crab Festival, see above or visit http://wetlandsinstitute.org/events/spring-shorebird-and-horseshoe-crab-festival/ for info, Friday, May 17-Sunday, May 19 Stone Harbor Community Yard Sale, 8AM-2PM, Saturday, May 18 Stone Harbor’s Community Shredding Day, […]

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WETLANDS INSTITUTE

May 16, 2013

THE WETLANDS INSTITUTE Spring Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival is this weekend!  The festival kicks off with a lecture Friday evening titled “Shorebirds Around the World.”  Numerous activities follow on Saturday and Sunday, including demonstrations, marsh walks, children’s activities, and more.  For full details visit http://wetlandsinstitute.org/events/spring-shorebird-and-horseshoe-crab-festival/

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SELLING IN TODAY’S MARKET?

May 16, 2013

According to a recent AARP newsletter, proper pricing is a key, along with good curb appeal.  Also important:  good photos of the home and its views, to “turn lookers into visitors.”    Another tip: fresh paint offers “the best bang for the buck,” especially white ceilings to brighten up rooms.  If you’re considering selling your property, […]

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LOCAL MARKET

May 9, 2013

73 properties are currently under contract in the local market, with prices ranging from $200,000 to $4,000,000. Are you next?  There is still a very good selection of properties to choose from, plus the great interest rates. Give your family a gift that will last a lifetime!

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MARCH HOME PRICES ARE UP 10.5%

May 9, 2013

An Associated Press article in the May 8th Philadelphia Inquirer, reported that U.S. home prices rose 10.5% percent in March compared with a year ago, the biggest gain since March 2006.  Core Logic, a real estate data provider, said annual home prices have increased for 13 straight months. Prices are rising in part because more […]

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NEW LISTINGS

May 7, 2013

290 79th Street, #14, Avalon, $475,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 151624 326 81st Street, Stone Harbor, $550,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 151551 2108 Ocean Drive 1st Floor, Avalon, $559,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 151627 322 40th, Avalon, $569,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 151630 26 Hallman Road, Stone Harbor Manor, $599,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 151542 24 Linden Lane, Stone Harbor, $625,000, ACTIVE MLS#: 151533 2490 […]

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EVENT CALENDAR

May 7, 2013

Wine and Spirits Festival, Avalon’s Community Hall, tickets available at Fred’s Avalon Liquor Store, 6:30PM, Friday, May 10 Stone Harbor Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale, 8AM-2:30PM, Saturday, May 11 Avalon Community Yard Sale, Bike Auction, Paper Shredding Day, 8AM-3PM, Saturday, May 11 Avalon Home & Land Owner’s Association Meeting, Speaker: Senator Jeff VanDrew, Avalon […]

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