Renovation Loans Expand Your Homebuying Options

It’s the lament of first-time homebuyers in just about every housing market: There aren’t enough entry-level homes available that are move-in ready. One solution is to broaden the search to fixer-uppers. With renovation loans, you can get one home loan that combines the purchase price with the cost of improvements. Not enough affordable homes Entry-level […]

Here’s where more $1M condos are proposed in booming Asbury Park

While developer iStar has mapped out an ambitious plan to transform Asbury Park’s waterfront with luxury condos, a swanky hotel, a revamped music venue and other mixed-use projects, a local developer is hoping to slide into the action. Regional Development Group, led by Trip Brooks, who has lived in Asbury Park since 1999, recently received approval from iStar and […]

2019 Project Homeless Connect & Point in Time

The Connolly Agency is partnering with Interfaith Neighbors of Asbury Park to collect items for the 2019 Project Homeless Connect & Point in Time Annual Count.  The project provides food, clothing, health services and hospitality to our neighbors experiencing homelessness across the county on January 23, 2019. Please bring donations to The Connolly Agency,  216 Main […]

2018 Year End Jersey Shore Real Estate Review

For details by town, please read below, or click on market updates by town on the home page of theconnollyagency.com. And if a town you are interested in is not listed please email us at homes@theconnollyagency.com. Avon by the Sea: For 2018, 33 single family homes were sold, for an average of $1,379,912, or a 25% increase over 2017. […]

Mortgage Rates Retreat, but Housing Market Supply Crunch Won't Let Up

 Rates for home loans fell in tandem with the bond market, a welcome respite for the housing market after a recent run-up in home financing costs. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 4.85% in the October 18 week, down 5 basis points, mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday. Rates for home loans –  15-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged […]

Naples Florida Number One place to Retire!

If you would like information on homes in Naples, please contact us at 239 449 6807 as we have an office in Naples! Naples ranked No. 1 place to retire in the country, study shows Jennifer Beeson, Naples Daily News Naples has been named the best place to retire in the nation. The city is […]

First Three Quarters Market Update

The Real Estate Market at the Jersey Shore continues to be very strong in 2017, with high demand, low inventory and home sale prices generally on the rise.  Here is a comparison of this year’s Real Estate Activity through the 3rd Quarter of 2017 compared to last year through the third quarter for single family homes that have been sold: Allenhurst […]

We just sold this beautiful condo in Bradley Beach.

If you would like to know your condo’s market value, please give us a call so we can put our marketing to work for you. The Connolly Agency is #1 in Real Estate Sales for Bradley Beach in 2013 and 2014 as per MOMLS data.