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Jersey Shores real estate, Jersey Shores homes for saleIn 1993 a Canadian band called the Barenaked Ladies had a hit north of the border with song called "If I had $1,000,000". So if you had a million dollars and could buy a home in an area along the Jersey Shores gold coast, what would you get for your hard-earned money?

Naturally real estate in some boroughs and towns is more expensive than others, but generally speaking, and looking at only single-family homes, here's what $1,000,000 will buy you: You'll usually get a minimum of three bedrooms, more often than not, a home will have four bedrooms and at least two baths.

Generally speaking, $1 million can get you a home that's often very close to the beach, sometimes even a block of two. In some communities, like Point Pleasant or Manasquan, for

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A bipartisan bill approved by The House in early March would allow sellers to pass along their subsidized, below-market insurance rates to new buyers, while lowering the limit on just how much flood insurance premiums can go up each year.Ocean County flood insurance, Monmouth County Flood insurance

This is a good step for people in living in oceanside communities in Ocean and Monmouth Counties. The bill was approved 306-91 and the legislation would reel back a recent overhaul of the federal flood insurance program after homeowners in flood-prone regions spoke out about high premium increases.

As residents in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy continue to rebuild, the bill means prospective home buyers won't have to absorb high flood insurance rates, and families across the US can avoid what Rep. Michael Grimm

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Housing Market Continues ReboundOcean County real estate market, Monmouth County real estate outlook

Over the past year, sales of single-family homes in Ocean County were up 29.5%, along with a 13.1% increase in Monmouth County, according to the New Jersey Association of REALTORS®. Condos and townhome sales were up as well, with a 20.2% increase in Ocean County and 19.7% spike in Monmouth County. And for 2013, closed sales in the Garden State were up 18.15% - their highest levels since 2005.

In January, the median sales price of a single-family home in Ocean County was $240,000, reflecting a 1.55% increase over January 2013. Homes in Monmouth County fetched a bigger selling price at $351,000, compared to $335,000 in 2013. When it comes to days on the market in Ocean County, sellers saw a 15.1% decrease as it took,

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Willow View Stables: A Great Place to call home

Colts neck real estate colts neck horse farm

When it comes to land in highly-desirable Colt's Neck, it really doesn't get any better than this pristine horse farm. It boasts 12.5 acres of private, pristine land in one of the most peaceful areas of New Jersey. From the minute you turn down the securely gated, half-mile driveway, you will quickly be transported away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Solid Foundation in Place

This outstanding horse farm comes with 10 paddocks and miles of white, four-rail fencing. There are six run-in sheds and 14 matted stalls. The property also boasts an out building for feed and storage. And this property has an 1,800 sq. ft. home, but there is also plenty of room to build the home of your dreams at

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$36 Million Project To Build Mantoloking, Brick NJ, Sea Wall

Hurricane Sandy rebuild Mantoloking NJ

With the federal government recently signing off on a $36 million project to build a steel sea wall for Mantoloking and Brick, it looks like two of the hardest hit areas will be safer from the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy in on Oct. 29, 2012.

The wall will protect the borough of Mantoloking and a section of Brick's oceanfront beach from future storms and should help restore confidence that another major hurricane won't do the same amount of damage Sandy did. Hopes are high because Sandy unearthed a long-buried sea wall in Bay Head, which is immediately north of Mantoloking. The stone wall was 1,260 meters long and buried beneath the sand. It dates back to 1882. Bay Head

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Shawn Clayton Tours NYC with Top Swedish Broker

   

Shawn Clayton (left), a resident of Wall Township and owner of Clayton & Clayton Realtors in Bay Head, was recently invited to join record-breaking real estate broker, Fredrik Eklund (right), to tour some of the most coveted properties in New York City.  

When Swedish TV star and record-breaking real estate broker, Fredrik Eklund picked 18 people to join him in New York City for a private tour of some of the most-coveted properties in the city, Shawn Clayton jumped at the chance.  Mr. Clayton, a Wall Township resident and the owner of Clayton & Clayton Realtors in Bay Head, had previously been a part of the Million Dollar Mastermind program, which Mr. Eklund runs.  The program connects real

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Bay Head Home For Sale

 Our Newest Listing in desirable Bay Head.

Bay Head real estate

This Seashore Colonial for sale in Bay Head is located just three homes from the ocean. This home provides an open floor plan for entertaining, a master on first floor, plus four additional guest suites. Second floor sun deck overlooks Twilight Lake with views of the ocean from the guest balconies. A large backyard that could easily accommodate a pool.

Property comes with a rental history for those looking for a solid investment. You can't beat this location - just steps to the beach, bakery, restaurants and shopping in beautiful downtown Bay Head.  This waterfront home is a must see! Asking $1,450,000 

Call Shawn Clayton 732-779-4607 



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New Jersey waterfront real estate is becoming a must-have property opportunity for homeowners and investors that appreciate luxury and the finer things that life has to offer. This geographic location is rising in popularity as more people are experiencing the beauty of the neighborhoods of Bay Head, Mantoloking and others that feature New Jersey waterfront real estate and the lifestyle that this location provides. There are a number of benefits why distinguished homeowners are investing in these properties. Some of these advantages include: an ideal investment opportunity, the best homes through a realtor on fine properties and a luxurious lifestyle.

The Benefits of Owning New Jersey Waterfront Real Estate

1. Ideal Investment Opportunity

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Wonder how much it will cost to get on your favorite beach? Stressed about where to park? Debating whether to pack a lunch or head up to the boardwalk? All the answers are right here.

MONMOUTH COUNTY

ASBURY PARK

Asbury Park offers something for everyone, from the beautiful beach to live music to great restaurants. Seasonal beach badges cost $70 for adults and $20 for seniors and teens. Weekday passes are $5 with the cost for weekends and holidays going up to $6. Badges go on sale Memorial Day Weekend and can be picked up at the red and white trailer located at the boardwalk on Second Avenue. They can also be ordered by calling 732-502-8863.

AVON-BY-THE-SEA

Avon-by-the-Sea is a tiny hamlet on the north side of the Shark River Inlet. Beach

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