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Real Estate Still Holds the Title of Best Long-Term Investment

With all the headlines circulating about home prices and mortgage rates, you may be asking yourself if it still makes sense to buy a home right now, or if it’s better to keep renting. Here’s some information that could help put your mind at ease by showing that investing in a home is still a powerful decision. According to the experts […]

Here is when to see Fourth of July fireworks at the beach

Fourth of July is right around the corner, and so is another season of fireworks. Don’t forget to check with local towns websites, social media and forecast to make sure the show is on schedule.  Read below to see the list of where and when to catch all the action this year.    Thursday, June […]

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 […]

What You Should Know About Renting Out Your Home

Real Estate Rental Sign in front of rental property.

What You Should Know About Renting Out Your Home From local real estate laws to finding tenants, here’s what you need to know about renting out your home. Renting out your home to long-term or short-term tenants is not as simple as putting up a For Rent sign. “Rental real estate comes in all shapes […]

2023 Quarter 1 Market Update

This graph depicts the first Quarter market trends for local beach towns!

2023 Quarter 1 Market Update– While some local markets have plateaued or even gone down, the majority of the local areas have seen substantial increase in both home values and percentage of asking price received. As a resort area with very limited inventory, it is always a good time to list your home. For a […]

Live Music this Weekend & Where to Find It!

Pat Roddy band performing live

Live Music this Weekend & Where to Find It! While all our local parades may be over, tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day! In true Jersey Shore fashion, the celebration will continue all weekend long! If you’re anything like us at the Connolly Agency, we love live music and all the local restaurant, bars, and venues […]