January 2015

Found 4 blog entries for January 2015.

Worst US Blizzards in HistoryIt was supposed to be "Snowmageddon" - one of the worst blizzards to ever hit New Jersey. Turns out - thankfully - it wasn't what forecasters had feared. Public transit was back in action by mid morning allowing employees to get to their jobs. Officials had originally predicted the blizzard would bring 2 to 4 feet of snow - along with hurricane force winds - to a large region from Northern New Jersey down to Southern Maine. NJ Gov. Chris Christie lifted the statewide travel ban at 7:30 am on Tuesday.

So with forecasters getting this blizzard wrong, at least in New Jersey, here's a quick look at a few of the most devastating blizzards the U.S. has ever seen:

  • Snowmageddon 1: In February 2010, two blizzards broke snowfall records in the mid-Atlantic
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The New Jersey government has announced a new, $38-million deal to replenish and reconstruct the Sandy-damaged beaches and shoreline from Manasquan to Sea Bright.

Rebuilding beaches Bay Head Mantoloking NJ

It's the final stretch in a massive replenishment effort after Superstorm Sandy ravaged The Shore in October, 2012. The new project will cover the 21-mile shoreline from Manasquan to Sea Bright and will see reconstruction of beaches, stormwater outfalls, as well as implementing modifications to the existing groins of Loch Arbor and Deal. Seattle-based Manson Construction was awarded the contract.

The work will include dumping some 1.4 million cubic yards of sand on 1.6 miles of beach in Elberon and Deal. The project also calls for the modification of six existing stormwater outfalls

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Tips to sell your home in buyers marketGetting full value for your Bay Head or Mantoloking, NJ home can be a challenge if you're selling in a buyers' market (when the number of homes on the market is more than the number of people buying. Buyers are looking for value and they want to get the best home they can for as little as possible. Additionally a buyer in a buyer's market will definitely be more selective and explore options such as waterfront properties, so your home should be priced properly and be in very good shape. The following tips can help you get the most money for your house:

Pre-Market Your Home

Work with a good real estate agent and get him or her to pre-market your house in order to see how well the market responds to the price you have listed at. In today's

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Colts Neck homes for sale & horse farms NJWhen it comes to unprecedented real estate value in highly desirable Colts Neck, NJ, Willow Stables provides just that for prospective buyers. It's a 12.5-acre post-card picturesque horse farm that's listed for $1,995,000. If you have horses or are a horse lover looking for a horse farm or property, this acreage is a must-see. From the moment you drive up the custom-lit driveway off Squankum Road, you'll be enchanted by the Belgian curb blocking and mature pine trees.

The property itself has an 1,800 sq. ft. home (3 bedrooms, 1 bath) with ample room to build a much larger residence. You'll find an out building for storage and horse feed, along with fenced paddocks that have a direct water supply. The outbuilding is 800 sq. ft with heated storage, tack

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