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By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"I should have stayed at home today" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   I have a certain amount of "understanding" regarding snow days.  For 32 years I was in public education in Pennsylvania ... as a teacher (when you did not come in), as an Ast Principal (when I did come in), as a Middle School ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"It's been ten days since we have been out after 5 pm" ... from Ocean City, NJ   So it was Saturday night, and my wife and I were heading out to a dinner party with friends over in Longport ... just across the Longport Bridge and the smaller bridge into Longport.  And as we were leaving, she said...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Only '115 Days' Until Memorial Day" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   So there I was writing my first draft for my "Rental Tenant Edition" of my BEACH NOTES newsletter which is scheduled to go out this Friday.  And I did some fast math starting with Saturday (February 1st) ... so my title here i...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Still Very Cold - "Cold Weather Stories" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   We're starting our third week of cold, colder, and coldest weather throughout most of the country including our barrier island of Ocean City, New Jersey.  Normally, I am always dressed to the weather conditions.  I start t...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"2014 Changes" ... in NAR The Code of Ethics ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   As all real estate agents know, "The Code" includes an interesting "Preamble" followed by "17 Articles" divided into three sections with Articles 1-9 under the heading, "Duties to Clients and Customers," with Articles ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"I'm a Pre-Boomer by about 4 Years" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   I've always thought of myself as an older boomer ... and not a pre-boomer; but the reality is that I'm not a boomer.  What does that mean?  Not much at all ... but it is important that I let you know how I think about this topi...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Occasional Book Review - "Wilson" by A. Scott Berg ... from Ocean City, New Jersey I try to read a non-fiction work about every three or four books with a good many of these being biographies of a wide variety of people.  This one written by A. Scott Berg, who also wrote the Pulitzer Prize winner...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Occasional Book Review - "Sycamore Row" ... from Ocean City, NJ   Every reader has come across the books by John Grisham ... or you have enjoyed a film based on one of his books.  Along with a number of other writers that I enjoy, Grisham is a dedicated producer of interesting novels that make th...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Playing Indoor Tennis" this Winter in Ocean City, New Jersey   I play most of the spring, the summer, and the fall outside on various courts in Ocean City.  But in the winter we make the move indoors over in Somers Points playing twice a week for exercise ... and to keep a bit of the polish on o...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Single Family Listings And Sales" In Ocean City, New Jersey   There are (as of 1/13/2014) 191 single family sale listings throughout Ocean City with an average listing price of $987,173 and a median listing price of $729,000.  We find 50 of 191 or just over 25% of these sale listings under $500...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Occasional Book Review - "King & Maxwell" ... from Ocean City, NJ David Baldacci is a well known and popular writer who has moved around quite a bit with his books, his characters, etc.  He moves into the mystery category off and on ... and I really enjoyed one his first books, Absolute Power, hi...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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The "Ebb and Flow" of the Real Estate Market in Ocean City, New Jersey   This represents a series of blogs reflecting the real estate market in Ocean City, New Jersey.   Having been around this market since 1993, I have seen a lot of up and down, ebb and flow, plus and minus, etc. throughout the ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Countdown to "Spring Buying Period" in Ocean City, New Jersey   The holidays and new year time frame goes by, the cold weather arrives, and everything slows down for a short time.  But we now experience a six or seven week slowdown through the heart of the winter as we prepare for the "Spring Bu...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Sale Listing Information" in Ocean City, New Jersey   I plan to highlight a good bit of information regarding sale property in the three major property categories:  single family, multi-family, and condominium.  I will review all of this information under two headings ... "All Ocean City"  sale ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"A Big Chill" arrives in Ocean City, New Jersey   Note:  this is not "The Big Chill" which is a 1983 comedy/drama directed by Lawrence Kasdan with some great stars ... Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams.  By the way,...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"End of the Year Changes" ... Always on the Move ... Ocean City, New Jersey   As that saying goes: "Time waits for no man."  And the end of a year, and the start of the new one; that is perhaps the most trying time in terms of looking back and forward to change.  The Philadelphia Eagles won last ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"The Film of the Year" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   At most, my wife and I may get to two films in movie theatres per year.  Now we watch a lot more films at home ... by the way, I collect my favorite films to watch many of them a number of times. So we read a number of "best films of the year" l...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Keeping a Journal" every year ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   For about the last 8-9 years, I have maintained "a journal," a nice leather-bound one that my wife buys for me as a present each year.  I enter my thoughts on a somewhat regular basis (not daily), the books I'm reading, some good an...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"A Couple of Days" before Christmas Day ... in Ocean City, New Jersey Now I'm not a good or crafty shopper at any time of the year.  Maybe moreso during this critical time.  I'm not good at it, but I do worry a lot.  So it's December 23rd ... what do I do.  I good to work.  It's a safe and honest...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Stopping for Coffee ... in Ocean City, New Jersey   As many of you might know, and others not know ... I stopped drinking coffee for about 3 years back in 2010 after a serious illness (although I doubt that coffee played much of a role in the matter).  Now I've never smoked a cigarette, but I kn...

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