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Sand Dollar Real Estate
Offers You the Latest LBI Market Statistics & Analysis
In today’s real estate climate, you need a resource that gives you the latest market stats and keeps you appraised of the latest issues affecting LBI. This type of information is paramount when making your decision to buy or sell. This website hosts the most comprehensive LBI sales statistics, past and future analysis as well as information on current topics that affect our local economy and real estate market.
LBI Update #8 – January 2023
Looks like 2023 will be ushering in some new challenges to the LBI real estate market. The market has slowed considerably. Number of units closed is down 35% in 2022 over 2021. Part of this is due to low inventory levels. (As of 1/17/23 there were 106 single family homes for sale on LBI.) The other part is that buyers seem to hitting ‘the pause button’.
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LBI Update #7 – October 2022
Prior update mentioned that ‘the party’ may be winding down, it appears that ‘the party’ may well be over. The US housing market is in the midst of a major shift and although LBI doesn’t usually feel the same depth of impact as other regions, it still is not immune to economic downturns.
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LBI Update #6 – July 2022
It appears that the real estate ‘party’ may be beginning to wind down. Not to say the party’s over yet; but there are signs that the real estate market is entering a different phase.
Exclusive Sand Dollar Real Estate Programs
A GUIDE TO BUYING ON LBI – NEW – A great place for potential buyers to begin their education if considering a purchase of an LBI beach house. Fact filled ‘Guide’ with information on: Why LBI along with past and present sales/value statistics. Thoughtful questions to help you determine the right home, town, location and price range. As well as financing alternatives and an overview of the tax advantages of owning an LBI beach property. This Guide will lead you through the entire process of first making the decision to buy right up to what to expect on closing day.
SEARCH OUR LOCAL MLS – Custom search module links directly to the MLS that LBI Realtors use. Choose from pre-defined popular searches to start and then create your own custom search. Can use quick or advanced search modules or a map location search. More accurate and easier to use than other major web site portals.
EARLY BUYER’S ALERT – Rather we created your search, no problem! Fill out a simple form with your preferred buying parameters and be emailed from our local MLS every appropriate new listing on the day it appears. Includes price changes & properties under contract and closed, with full details & photos. Find the finds first.
DRIVE BY LIST – A great way to learn about LBI at your pace. Choose your preferred buying parameters based on Location, Style & Price Range. We will provide you with addresses & property information organized with a planned car route to explore the various neighborhoods on LBI.
THIS WEEK ON LBI – Updated weekly with a Market Snapshot of what’s just been “listed”, went “under contract” and “closed”, list of prior months closed sales, plus local headline news and links to web sites of LBI importance. This is our most visited page each week!
ONLINE MARKET EVALUATION – Fill out a short form about your LBI property and you will be sent an email report chock full of information about the trends and current LBI sales market along with ‘comps’ and a detailed analysis explaining your property’s price
range of value. In a changing market this is a must for our LBI homeowners.
LBI NEIGHBORHOOD TRACKER – For LBI Homeowners who want to know what is happening in their LBI neighborhood. Initially we fill your ‘electronic cart’ with info about all homes currently for sale in your neighborhood. Thereafter, all new listings and price changes and sold properties will be added as they occur.
MARKETRENDS – Visit our Market Statistics page for historical comparison data plus quarterly updates on the LBI real estate market. Don’t forget to preview LBI Quarterly Sold Properties broken down by area.
SUMMER RENTALS – LBI Visitor’s – See the particulars on the various styles and locations that we offer so you can have the best LBI vacation possible. Need some extra help, use our Concierge Service for guidance. LBI Homeowner’s – Not booked as much as you like? Ask for our ‘Rental Review’. We will take a look at your property and make suggestions on how to increase your rental bookings inexpensively and review your current rates. You can even fill out our Rental Authorization online and review our Guidelines.
This web site is dedicated to the luxury real estate market on LBI. These homes stand out in design and location.
Potential Purchasers: Learn about the LBI Beach Lifestyle, what makes LBI such a special place. Or Preview our Luxury Beach Collection. You can choose from our most popular predefined searches or create you own.
LBI Luxury Homeowners: We have a special section for you if contemplating parting with your lovely beach home. You have a luxury home that needs to have unique marketing and a comprehensive Marketing/Business Plan.
LBI Real Estate Seminar
Thinking of Selling? Thinking of Buying?
Then, this is a must, you should have the most up to date
LBI real estate information to make the right decision for you.
No hype, just factual information.
Seminars are scheduled for March 18, April 8, May 13, May 27 or June 17 after that the LBI Real Estate Seminar will be given every Wednesday throughout the Summer.
This will be in-person and via Zoom
We can also give private Seminar via Zoom if unable to attend this date
We are in the beginning of a changing and challenging real estate market. Is this the right time to Buy or Sell? What strategies can a seller or buyer implement to get the best return? Find out the answers to these questions and bring your questions to be answered.
Latest LBI Sales Statistics – Historic Overview, Current Conditions & Forecast for 2023.
LBI Rental Market – This market will also be more challenging – how to stay competitive, bring in new business and retain more profits.
Tax Advantages – Second Home vs. Investment. What is the difference in the eyes of the IRS.
1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges – A good way to postpone paying taxes on the sale of your rental. property Flood Insurance – Update on New Rates from FEMA Risk Rating 2.0.
Other Local Hot Buttons – Ocean Wind Farm, Flooding, Zoning of new construction & commercial.
Strategies for Sellers and Buyers – How to get the most out of this changing market.
Question & Answer Period – Bring your questions.
RESERVATIONS: For more information or online reservations, click here or call 609-494-1130
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