Single Family Home Transactions In The LBI Real Estate Market And Beach Haven Crest First Quarter Re

Dated: 06/09/2016

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Beach Haven Crest First Quarter Real Estate Sales in 2016

Beach Haven Crest First Quarter Real Estate Sales in 2016
Beach Haven Crest First Quarter Real Estate Sales in 2016

Long Beach Island NJ Real Estate

The Beach Haven Crest real estate market reported only one closed transaction during the first quarter of 2016. This is not an alarming statistic, as it is important to remember that these small sections of Long Beach Township often only have a few transactions in any given quarter, thanks to their small size. The single family home that sold was located at 7707 Ocean Blvd. and offers the unique case study for the greater Long Beach Island real estate market. This home was three bedrooms with 1 1/2 bathrooms, and approximately 2,242 square feet. The ocean block location and large lot size made it a unique home and it ultimately sold for $830,000. This represents the sales price of 94.43% at a price per square foot of $370.21. What makes this interesting is the fact that it was not elevated on pilings. The first floor elevation was approximately 15 feet above sea level. It is a common misconception that homes which are not elevated on pilings will suffer outrageously high flood insurance rate. This is simply not the case. Many homes on Long Beach Island, even if they are not elevated on pilings, will have a sufficient ground elevation to ensure they are more than compliant with the current flood zones. It is important to understand this before buying or selling any home in the LBI real estate market.

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Nathan Colmer

LBI Office 12800 Long Beach Blvd Beach Haven Terrace NJ 08008 I have lived on LBI my entire life and am actually the 4th generation in my family to do so. This have given me a deep knowledge base ....

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