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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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RECENT SALES

March 29, 2013

10506 Golden Gate Road, Stone Harbor, $553,000, SOLD MLS#: 141455 485 E 22nd Street, Avalon, $680,000, SOLD MLS#: 126764 228 23rd Street, Avalon, $725,000, SOLD MLS#: 148682 153 24th Street, Avalon, $850,000, SOLD MLS#: 148512 149 13th Street, Avalon, $1,350,000, SOLD MLS#: 149397 1 W 24th Street, Avalon, $1,760,000, SOLD MLS#: 147925 1818 Avalon Avenue, […]

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THIS WEEK’S NEW LISTINGS

March 29, 2013

7900 Dune Drive Unit 117, Avalon, $179,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150826   151 95th Street Unit 5, Stone Harbor, $399,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150774   703 21st Street, Rear, Avalon, $439,500, ACTIVE MLS# 150814   217 25th Street, Avalon, $935,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150767   10803 Second Ave, Stone Harbor, $1,250,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150754   10805 Sunset Drive, […]

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EVENT CALENDAR

March 29, 2013

Wetlands Institute’s Turtle Fest, pancake breakfast, games, prizes, arts and crafts & get ‘up close and personal’ with live turtles, call 609-368-3871 for breakfast reservations, 9AM-3PM, Saturday, March 30. Easter Egg Hunts in Avalon, Call 609-967-3066 for info on ages, times and locations, Saturday, March 30. Single Stream Recycling Begins in Stone Harbor, Avalon and […]

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LONG AND FOSTER JOINS FORCES WITH AVALON REAL ESTATE AGENCY

March 16, 2013

Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc., the largest independently held residential real estate company in the United States, today announced that it has merged with the Avalon Real Estate Agency, the largest real estate company serving the New Jersey Cape’s popular seashore vacation destinations of Avalon and Stone Harbor. Moving forward, the company will operate under […]

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RECENT SALES

March 13, 2013

  51 W 29th Street, Avalon, $1,100,000, SOLD MLS#: 146493 3268 First Avenue, Avalon, $995,000, SOLD MLS#: 147425 55 W 19th Street, Avalon, $939,000, SOLD MLS#: 146518 41 E Inlet Drive, Avalon, $895,000, SOLD MLS#: 143893 9600 First Avenue, Stone Harbor, $999,000, SOLD MLS#: 131488 395 22nd, Avalon, $829,000, SOLD MLS#: 144559 308 77th St, […]

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THIS WEEK’S NEW LISTINGS

March 13, 2013

  4 Seabass Lane, Avalon Manor, $167,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150598   8305 Third Ave Unit C, Stone Harbor, $185,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150542   690 Avalon Boulevard, Avalon Manor, $289,500, ACTIVE MLS# 150536   7929 Dune Drive Unit 312, Avalon, $359,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150623   680 Avalon Boulevard, Avalon Manor, $389,500, ACTIVE MLS# 150534   667 […]

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SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING

March 13, 2013

Single stream recycling comes to Avalon, Stone Harbor, and all of Cape May County on April 1st.  All recyclables can be placed in one container, including but not limited to cans, bottles, plastic, paper, and cardboard.  Regular household waste should be placed in a separate container.  Single stream recycling is designed to boost the recycling participation rate, reducing […]

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SUMMER FLOUNDER SEASON

March 13, 2013

Summer flounder season will be 25 days shorter this year, running from May 18th to September 16th.  The daily catch limit will remain at five fish per day, with a minimum size of 17.5 inches, unchanged from last year.  New Jersey caught more than its quota of flounder last year, so this year’s quota is being […]

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EVENT CALENDAR

March 13, 2013

Sea Isle City’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, 3:30 PM, Saturday, March 16.  Stone Harbor Job Fair, Call 609-368-6101 for info, 11AM-4PM, Saturday, March 23.  Stone Harbor Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt, 1PM, Saturday, March 23.  Rain date: March 24. Wetlands Institute’s Turtle Fest, pancake breakfast, games, prizes, arts and crafts & get ‘up close and […]

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HOTEL REVENUE IN CAPE MAY COUNTY GROWS BY 10%

February 25, 2013

Hotel revenue in Cape May County grew by 10 percent in 2012, as reported by the Atlantic City Press, making it the best year since 2007.  Early indications are that 2013 will be just as strong as 2012, if not better.  We’ve already seen strong 2013 rental numbers as those who normally visit areas to our […]

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WE’RE BACK!

February 25, 2013

We’re back in our fully renovated office space and couldn’t be happier!  All new carpet, drywall, trim, furniture, and more have transformed the look of our office.  Stop in and take a look the next time you’re in town!  We’re open Monday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm, and Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

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BOATING SAFETY CLASSES

February 13, 2013

  Boating safety classes are being offered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary this spring.  The class will help those interested in obtaining a NJ boat license, which is required for all boat operators in the state.  Numerous 8-hour classes will be held beginning in April, including one at Avalon Yacht Club on June 8th, as well as several […]

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THIS WEEK’S NEW LISTINGS

February 13, 2013

1100 Pamela Road, $339,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150107 7929 Dune Drive Unit 307, $359,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150025 9401 Sunset Drive, #6, $549,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149989 66 E 20th Street, $699,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150036 1127 Stone Harbor Blvd, $719,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150084 563 21st Street, $1,090,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150012 14 93rd Street, $3,450,000, ACTIVE MLS# 150082 155 […]

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EVENT CALENDAR

February 13, 2013

Sea Isle City Polar Bear Plunge, JFK & the Beach, 2PM, Saturday, February 16. Shop-A-Holics Designers, Deals and Drinks, the Princeton in Avalon, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, March 1, 2 & 3. Stone Harbor Shiver Polar Plunge, 96th & Third Avenue, Noon, Saturday, March 9. Stone Harbor Bulk Pick-up, Items to curb up to 72 […]

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NEW LISTINGS

February 6, 2013

10007 First Avenue, $359,000, Stone Harbor, ACTIVE MLS# 149852 7740 Ocean Drive, $469,000, Avalon, ACTIVE MLS# 149962 9501 Sunset Drive #11, $589,000, Stone Harbor, ACTIVE MLS# 149964 285 78th Street, $599,000, Avalon, ACTIVE MLS# 149945 4101 Ocean Drive, Avalon, $600,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149922 506 21st Street, Avalon, $649,900, ACTIVE MLS# 149903 222 83rd Street, Stone […]

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AVALON BEACHFILL

February 6, 2013

Avalon’s Beachfill project was completed last week, leaving a wide, beautiful beach for residents and visitors to enjoy during the upcoming season.  See below for a picture of the new beach.  We’re saving you a spot on the sand.   The dredge that pumped sand onto Avalon’s beach has been moved to New York for a […]

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MARKET UPDATE

January 14, 2013

The market continues to improve with 2012 sales up well over 30%!                            

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