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Housing Market Forecast: What’s Ahead for the 2nd Half of 2024

As we move into the second half of 2024, here’s what experts say you should expect for home prices, mortgage rates, and home sales. Home Prices Are Expected To Climb Moderately Home prices are forecasted to rise at a more normal pace. The graph below shows the latest forecasts from seven of the most trusted sources in the industry: […]

Do Elections Impact the Housing Market?

The 2024 Presidential election is just months away. As someone who’s thinking about potentially buying or selling a home, you’re probably curious about what effect, if any, elections have on the housing market. It’s a great question because buying or selling a home is a major decision, and it’s natural to wonder how such a major event might impact your plans. Historically, Presidential […]

These Are the Top Curb Appeal Updates for 2024

Freshly painted home with updated landscaping makes this home feel welcoming.

These Are the Top Curb Appeal Updates for 2024, According to Experts From fresh paint to landscaping, these are the projects experts say draw the most eyes to your property. Spring is in full swing and that means those pesky outdoor maintenance projects you put off during the colder months are fair game again. You might be […]

First Quarter 2024 Compared with 2023 – Market Update

First Quarter Market Update for 2024 as compared to 2023.

  For the first quarter of 2024 there were 15 homes sold in Asbury Park. The average sales price was $637,666 which is down 11% from 2023. The average days on the market were 38 and homes sold for 96% of list price.     For the first quarter of 2024 there were 3 homes sold […]

SEA HEAR NOW- Where To Stay

Sea Hear Now

SEA HEAR NOW     The annual music festival that graces our shores every September just announced their 2024 lineup, which includes some huge names in the music industry. Bruce Springsteen and Noah Kahan will be headlining Saturday and Sunday, September 14th and 15th, with various other artists performing both days as well. The event […]

204 Grassmere Avenue, Interlaken, Welcome Home!

Beautiful Dutch Colonial for sale, located in Interlaken, New Jersey.

204 Grassmere Avenue, Interlaken, Welcome Home!   Old World charm abounds from this stunning 1910 Arts and Crafts home, located less than 1 mile from the beach. This Interlaken charmer combines all of the best of a Dutch Colonial, Tudor and Craftsman Architecture. There is charm and character everywhere you turn starting with the huge […]

Spend Your Summer at the Jersey Shore!

Relaxing empty beach on incredible summer day.

Spend Your Summer at the Jersey Shore! Here at The Connolly Agency, we have several great options for your summer vacation. Whether you’re looking for a weekly, multi week, monthly or whole season, we have what you need! Our rentals range in size and price and can accommodate anyone looking to spend some time at […]

10 Renter-Friendly Upgrades That Make Any Space Feel Like Home

Beautiful Accent wall with renter friendly wallpaper and easy to install light fixture.

10 Renter-Friendly Upgrades That Make Any Space Feel Like Home   Personalize your rental and make it feel like home with these clever upgrades. Just because you live in a rental doesn’t mean you can’t add personal touches to make the space feel like home. Many people are choosing to rent long-term as they wait […]

The Year in Review: 2023 compared to 2022 Market Update:  

Infographic- Year In Review: 2023 vs 2022

The Year in Review: 2023 compared to 2022 Market Update:   The Real Estate Market is constantly changing and evolving. Check out below some of our local markets and their performance between 2022 and 2023! If you are looking for a town not listed below, leave a comment or send us an email and we […]

Buyers’ Most Sought-After Exterior Home Feature Might Surprise You

A beautiful house with lots of curb appeal, and windows!

Buyers’ Most Sought-After Exterior Home Feature Might Surprise You Forget outdoor living space—ample windows are what homebuyers really want. When it comes to buying a home, the exterior is a major selling point. It provides that all-important first impression, and certain features can make the difference between love at first sight and onto the next. And according to a recent […]