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By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Winter Meets Warm Front" here in Ocean City, New Jersey   That was the cartoon in the 12/18/2013 issue of the local paper, the Ocean City Gazette with an older woman dressed for the cold weather looking a younger one dressed for the summer with shorts.  That not only describes the way it is righ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"A somewhat bright and quiet island off the South Jersey coast" - Ocean City, NJ   It's the 18th of December.  I've been wrapping up a lot of things here - note the "wrapping concept" which has nothing to do with gifts.  The Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty moves from 909 West Avenue to 2...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"So What's The 'BIG IDEA' for 2014" in Real Estate ... from Ocean City, New Jersey   As the end of the old year comes around, and just before the new year arrives, you have all these ideas bouncing around in the newspaper, in magazines, and the obvious location ... the internet.  You should be wo...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Summer Rental Strategies" ... from Ocean City, New Jersey Let's highlight some ideas and strategies to help perspective rental tenants in their search for shore rental properties in general, and shore rental properties in Ocean City (NJ) in particular.  (1)  We cover a time frame from early May ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"The Rental Process as it Relates to Real Estate" ... in Ocean City, New Jersey   The barrier island off the coast of South Jersey ... the northern most section of Cape May County ... is the largest community in the county - Ocean City, New Jersey.  It's also mostly surrounded by Atlantic County ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Occasional Book Review" - "March Violets" by Philip Kerr - from Ocean City, NJ   If you have read Alan Furst or David Downing, you enjoy World War II fiction with a very sharp edge written by two of the best in this area.  Add a third one, who I had heard about and finally got an opportunity to ...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"As the Year Changes So do your Goals, Priorities, and Directions" ... Ocean City, NJ   The end of the year, or the beginning of the next one, represents a great opportunity for taking a careful look at where you are, what you are doing right and wrong, where you might want to be, how you might g...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Island Time in the Winter in Ocean City ... New Jersey I often like to share "island time" information for those people who may never have spent much time on an island.  By about October of any year, but certainly in December, much of the island is very dark at night.  Street lights but often yo...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"I Forgot How Much I Enjoy December!!!" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   Right away here on our barrier island off the coast of South Jersey, things slow quite a bit after the arrival of Thanksgiving that leads into the interesting month of December. Let's hit some personal thoughts first.  I tend to...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"How Many Coffee Locations can one small town have? ... Ocean City, New Jersey   Now we have two different ways of looking at this:  we can go by the potential size of the population at different times of the year ... i.e. about 10-12,000 during the off-season months which tend to get lower and l...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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What does the "Property-of-the-Week" Do for You ... Ocean City, NJ   Well, the latest issue of the Ocean City Sentinel (December 11, 2013) says it all:  "House of the Week" on upper section of the front page notifying you where to go.  The second section of the paper ... "Waypoints - Real Estate,...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"2014 Do's And Don'ts" on the Light Side ... Ocean City, NJ   Yes, after 32 years in public education in Pennsylvania, with 17 of these as a high school principal ... and another 21 years in real estate here in Ocean City (NJ); I have set my annual goals, lived to talk about them, and survived by...

By Bill and MaryAnn Wagner, Jersey Shore and South Jersey Real Estate
(Wagner Real Estate Group)
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Condos for Sale Ocean City, NJ - Real Estate Market Trends - October 2013 The Ocean City Real Estate Market for Condos is up slightly in the number of condos sold as we head into the fall season. October was up 4.2% in new listings coming on the market with October of 2012. 100 condos where intro...

By Bill and MaryAnn Wagner, Jersey Shore and South Jersey Real Estate
(Wagner Real Estate Group)
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Homes for Sale Ocean City NJ Market Trends October 2013 Single Family Homes for Sale in the Ocean City Real Estate Market are showing mixed conditions as we head into the fall season. October saw a 56.3% increase in new listings coming on the market over October of 2012. 50 newly listed single fa...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"The Times They are a-changing - Indoor Tennis Begins Today" - OC/NJ So I've been playing "doubles tennis" once or twice a week since early spring ... played last week once, but it is getting too cold, damp, wet to play outdoors anymore.  So we move indoors over in Somers Point for our first time...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Real Estate "Agency Relocation" ... in Ocean City, New Jersey   It's probably old news to many of us in Ocean City, NJ ... but it remains exciting news as well.  Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty (from the corner of Asbury Avenue and 18th Street - with a knockout punch from Hurricane Sandy...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"913 First Street - House of the Week" in Ocean City, New Jersey   Each week the weekly paper in Ocean City, NJ ... the Ocean City Sentinel has a special section called the "House of the Week."  I was fortunate enough to get my single family at "913 First Street" into the December 11, 2013 editio...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"BEACH NOTES "Buyer/Owner Edition" Online Newsletter - Ocean City, New Jersey   I started mailing out my "BEACH NOTES" newsletters on a monthly basis back in 1996 when I didn't even have a computer.  Later I did an online newsletter where I had to send out about 25 email addresses per email so as...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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"Now is the Time To Sign Up for One of My Online Newsletters" ... Ocean City, New Jersey   My location is a small barrier island off the coast of South Jersey.  Ocean City (NJ) is about nine miles long and about 1.5 miles wide at the most.  This is a "resort market" with summers by the ocean draw...

By Dustin A. Peters, Your "Northend & Gardens" Contact in Ocean City!!!
(Goldcoast Sotheby's International Realty)
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Occasional Book Review - "The World Until Yesterday - What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?" (2013) by Jared Diamond ... Ocean City, NJ   Having previously read Collapse and Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond, a Professor of Geography at  UCLA and the Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for...

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