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Why Experts Urge Their “5-Year Rule”

Even some veteran renters are looking at today’s housing market and wondering whether it’s time to start an Eastern Monmouth County home search. With prices and mortgage rates as low as they are while rents continue to move higher, the numbers point to home ownership as an ever more obvious choice.

But that’s just the quick, back-of the envelope budget equation: monthly rent vs. mortgage payment less tax savings. If this Summer finds you at the start of your own Jersey Shore home search, many financial advisors recommend that you also consider another rule of thumb – you should plan to stay in your new home for at least five years.
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Good Bones Important When Buying Jersey Shore Real Estate

The key to maximizing your Jersey Shore real estate investment today is distinguishing between the types of ‘wants’ and ‘needs’ you’re better off buying as part of the property, and those you could add later without too much trouble and expense. Here’s some information to help you prioritize the amenities on your list Continue reading

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Top Reasons To Buy Bradley Beach Home In 2009

But if you are financially stable and plan to stay in a home for at least five years, there are 5 top reasons to buy a Bradley Beach home in 2009. Continue reading

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Bradley Beach NJ Home Buyers Rethink Buying Foreclosures

Most Bradley Beach NJ home buyers consider buying a foreclosed property to be a good deal. But buying a foreclosure is not for the faint of heart. Continue reading

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Bradley Beach NJ Real Estate: Fannie & Freddie Roll Back Fees

Bradley Beach NJ Real Estate: Fannie & Freddie Roll Back Fees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have both announced they will not impose the loan fee increase scheduled to go into effect this month. Fees were to have increased from .25% … Continue reading

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Jersey Shore Home Buyers Can Be Choosers

Buying a Jersey Shore home is one of the biggest investments people make, and the process usually begins with choosing a real estate agent.   According to the 2007 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, 79 percent of recent buyers used a … Continue reading

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What Does Housing Recovery Act Mean To Jersey Shore Home Buyers

President Bush signed into law this week The Housing and Economic Recovery Act. This is the most sweeping change to housing reform since the New Deal of 1934. It is designed to assist more Americans invest in home ownership and shore … Continue reading

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