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FEATURED PROPERTY

January 10, 2013

102 120th Street, Stone Harbor MLS: 148854 RESIDENTIAL Price: $5,495,000.00 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 and 2 half baths Lot Size: 60×110 Taxes: $26,080.00(2012) High quality construction and captivating ocean views highlight this oceanfront masterpiece, situated on a 60×110 lot right next to Stone Harbor’s beautiful south end beaches! Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two half […]

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THIS WEEK’S NEW LISTINGS

January 10, 2013

1421 Ocean Drive, Avalon, $650,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149363 278 83rd Street, Stone Harbor, $679,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149366 1127 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor Manor, $750,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149375 314 79th Street, Avalon, $750,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149374 261 63rd Street, Avalon, $1,100,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149383 622 Yacht Club Drive, Avalon, $1,349,000, ACTIVE MLS# 149358 1129 Dune […]

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BEACH REPLENISHMENT

January 10, 2013

Work began in Avalon on January 3 as the dredge “Charleston” was set up offshore to pump 1,000 cubic yards of sand per hour onto Avalon’s beaches.  The dredge will operate 17 hours per day, stopping only for mechanical or weather-related reasons.  After Avalon’s north-end beaches are replenished, the dredge will move to Fire Island, […]

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EVENT CALENDAR

January 10, 2013

  Avalon Home and Land Owner’s Association Meeting, Guest Speaker: County Engineer Dale Foster, Avalon Senior Center, Saturday, January 12, 10AM. Big Band Dance, Avalon Community Hall, Saturday, January 12, New Time…7PM. Super Bash Party, Friend in Need Benefit, the Princeton in Avalon, Sunday, February 3. Shop-A-Holics Designers, Deals and Drinks, the Princeton in Avalon, […]

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 3, 2013

Happy New Year to all!  Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2013!  Make it a great one by making family memories here on the Island!

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MARKET STATISTICS – NOVEMBER 2012

December 13, 2012

  Through November 30th, 382 properties have sold in the local market, up 31% over last year’s figure of 291 sales during the same time period.  The average sale price this year was $1,181,452, down 7.6% from last year’s average of $1,279,690.  This year’s median was $887,500, down slightly from last year’s median of $895,000. […]

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EVENT CALENDAR

December 6, 2012

Avalon Home and Land Owner’s Association Meeting, Guest Speaker: County Engineer Dale Foster, Avalon Senior Center, Saturday, January 12th,10AM. Big Band Dance, Avalon Community Hall, Saturday, January 12th, New Time…7pm. Super Bash Party, Friend in Need Benefit, the Princeton in Avalon, Sunday, February 3rd.  

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AVALON REAL ESTATE AGENCY CARES

November 28, 2012

  Holy Redeemer Food Bank: The Avalon Real Estate Agency family donated 23 turkeys and more than a dozen bags of food to nearby Holy Redeemer Food Bank. Representatives from Holy Redeemer reported that the need is greater than ever. Red Cross Donation: The A.R.E.A. management team made a donation to the local Red Cross […]

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THIS WEEK’S NEW LISTINGS

November 28, 2012

351 96th St #103, Stone Harbor, $299,000, MLS# 149113 F-54 Stone Court, Stone Harbor, $585,000, MLS# 149159 139 83rd Street, Stone Harbor, $1,100,000, MLS# 149128 407 96th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,249,000, MLS# 149121 269 83rd Street, Stone Harbor, $1,299,000 MLS# 149107

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THANKSGIVING WEEKEND WAS FUN FOR ALL!

November 28, 2012

  THANKSGIVING WEEKEND is a popular one here on the island, and this year was no exception.  Avalon and Stone Harbor kicked off the holiday season in a big way.  Avalon’s Festive Friday featured an ice skating rink, tree lighting, face painter, and other entertainment.  Stone Harbor’s weekend celebration was capped off with its traditional Christmas Parade […]

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WE’RE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!

November 20, 2012

  WE’RE WORKING FULL TIME while our office is being renovated. Our six thousand square foot first floor office operation has been condensed into our second floor space, which is less than one third the size. The office is staffed Monday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm.  Our offices will be open on Sundays again starting January […]

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WE’RE BACK!

November 5, 2012

  WE’RE BACK on the Island and have been since last Wednesday when officials allowed people to return after Sandy’s departure. Like other property owners and businesses, we were eager to assess the condition of our office and the properties of our clients. AVALON and STONE HARBOR damage was minimal compared to other areas. Most […]

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN

October 25, 2012

Even the busiest among us should take time to enjoy our beaches during this wonderful Indian Summer weather!    

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EVENT CALENDAR

October 19, 2012

  Stone Harbor Family Fall Festival, Hayrides, Costume Party, Farmers’ Market, Food Vendors, Saturday, October 27th, 11AM -4PM Harbor Hoedown, Stone Harbor Elementary School, Saturday, October 27, 6-9PM Avalon Recreation Department ‘Trunk or Treat” Halloween Celebration, 30th Street Parking Lot, Tuesday, October 30, 5PM – 7PM Jersey Shore Striper Tournament, Sea Isle City, 609.778.8418 for […]

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MARKET STATISTICS

October 3, 2012

Through the first nine months of the year 267 UNITS were sold occurred in Avalon & Stone Harbor, up 32% over the same period last year.  DOLLAR VOLUME increased by 19% this year over last year.  

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FEATURED LISTING – 1 104th Street, Stone Harbor

October 3, 2012

                      1 104th Street, Stone Harbor MLS: 147374 Price: $6,495,000.00 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4 and 1 half baths Lot Size: 50×110 Taxes: $19,106.00 (2012) Location! Location! Location! Beautiful 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath Victorian style Oceanfront home, designed by Oliveri Architects. First floor features foyer, 3 […]

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FEATURED LISTING – 4899 Ocean Drive, Avalon

September 26, 2012

4899 Ocean Drive, Avalon  MLS: 146628 Price: $945,000.00 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Lot Size: 60 x 100 Taxes: $4,133.50(2011) Enjoy pretty Bay & Sunset views in this wonderful family home! Very clean & comfortable 2 story home on a corner lot featuring 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths & 1 car attached garage. First floor offers […]

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September 11th Memorial was dedicated in Avalon

September 12, 2012

HUNDREDS GATHERED along Dune Drive yesterday as a September 11th Memorial was dedicated in Avalon.  The memorial’s centerpiece is a steel beam recovered from the World Trade Center site.  The beam rises into the sky and leans gently toward New York City.  Stone Harbor is planning a memorial site of its own at 123rd Street and […]

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August Sales up 50%

September 5, 2012

During August 2011, 22 properties sold in the local market at an average price of $1,442,534. This August, 33 properties sold (up 50%) at an average price of $1,197,863 (down 16.9%). The substantial increase in the number of properties selling in the low- and mid-range lowered the average sale price.

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9/11 MEMORIAL

September 5, 2012

Avalon will dedicate its new September 11th Memorial Plaza on Tuesday, September 11 at 11am. The memorial’s centerpiece will be a World Trade Center artifact standing 9′-11″ tall, and leaning 9 degrees, 11 minutes toward Manhattan. Also on September 11, Stone Harbor’s World Trade Center artifact will be on display from 1pm to 3pm at […]

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HEY, WHERE DID EVERYBODY GO?

September 5, 2012

Answer: back to work and back to school! That’s left the Island decidedly quieter than it was just a few days ago. But guess what’s still here? Warm ocean water, good fishing, great restaurants, and all your favorites from the summer. C’mon back during our “Second Summer!” Enjoy the beauty of September and October at […]

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STRONG MARKET ACTIVITY

August 21, 2012

Strong market activity has continued with 195 properties having sold in the local market through August 1st, up 23% over the 158 sales that occurred during the same time last year.  This year’s average sold price was $1,206,462, down 5.4% from last year, while this year’s median price was $920,000, up 5.7% from last year. […]

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Avalon Beachfill

August 14, 2012

The Borough of Avalon will receive a major beachfill for its north end beaches this fall. Beaches from 10th to 20th Streets will receive 75,000 cubic yards of sand. An alternate bid could result in as much as 190,000 cubic yards of sand being added to the beaches. The beachfill project will be funded solely […]

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Clamshell Tossing!

August 14, 2012

CLAMSHELL TOSSING: the Avalon Historical Society hosted the third annual W. Norman Mackey Memorial Clamshell Tournament this past Saturday. Clamshell tossing, in which competitors toss clamshells into holes spaced twenty feet apart, is an old-time beach activity that fell out of favor after World War II. Allan Mackey, now 74, used to play the sport […]

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Warm Water Temperatures

August 14, 2012

WARM WATER TEMPERATURES are delightful for beachgoers but also affect marine life. Back bay waters have been in the 70s and 80s for most of the summer, which has caused most flounder to move to the inlets or ocean, seeking cooler water. Offshore species, such as mahi-mahi, arrived earlier this summer than normal, as they […]

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Recent Sales

August 14, 2012

700 FIRST AVE UNIT 402, Avalon, $450,000.00 Sold MLS#: 140987 422 99th Street, Stone Harbor, $517,500.00 Sold MLS#: 139323 300 92nd Street, Stone Harbor, $740,000.00 Sold MLS#: 146078 8730 Sunset Drive, Rear, Stone Harbor, $760,000.00 Sold MLS#: 141326 496 22nd Street, Avalon, $1,200,000.00 Sold MLS#: 137876 101 109th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,425,000.00 Sold MLS#: 145659 […]

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New Sale Listings

August 14, 2012

235 99th Street, Stone Harbor, $325,000.00 Active MLS#: 147368 6669 N Ocean Drive, Avalon, $699,000.00 Active MLS#: 147385 8135 Second Avenue, South, Stone Harbor, $750,000.00 Active MLS#: 147360 306 79th Street, Avalon, $825,000.00 Active MLS#: 147369 10401 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor, $1,400,000.00 Active MLS#: 147372 10510 Second Avenue, Stone Harbor, $1,599,000.00 Active MLS#: 147375 12 […]

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Dick Wilsey

August 9, 2012

DICK WILSEY, our longtime friend and former colleague, passed away this week at the age of 86. Dick spent 35 years working for Avalon Real Estate Agency, and could be seen nearly everyday taking property photographs or installing lawn signs, among his many other responsibilities, before retiring in 2002. Dick was also a proud World […]

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Properties Sold

August 8, 2012

212 99th Street, Stone Harbor, $490,000.00 Sold MLS#: 140706 231 82nd Street, Stone Harbor, $650,000.00 Sold MLS#: 146406 4254 Ocean Drive, Avalon, $750,000.00 Sold MLS#: 136966 8730 Sunset Drive, Rear, Stone Harbor, $760,000.00 Sold MLS#: 141326 393 22nd, Avalon, $810,000.00 Sold MLS#: 144558 304 77th Street, Avalon, $775,000.00 Sold MLS#: 146031 272 76th Street, Avalon, […]

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New Listings

August 8, 2012

700 Ocean Drive, Avalon, $639,000.00 Active MLS#: 147227 5 Marine Way, Avalon, $1,175,000.00 Active MLS#: 147220 222 118th Street, Stone Harbor, $1,550,000.00 Active MLS#: 147197 8 103RD ST, Stone Harbor, $1,599,000.00 Active MLS#: 147190 432 42ND STREET, Avalon, $2,295,000.00 Active MLS#: 147185 12 104th St., Stone Harbor, $3,849,000.00 Active MLS#: 141448

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