What Are the Best Jersey Shore Towns to Purchase a Home?

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Imagine waking up to sun rays reflecting through your bedroom bay window. You can hear the ocean’s waves gently hitting against the beach, welcoming you to another morning down the Jersey Shore. Sounds like the perfect way to start the day, right? If you are considering purchasing a home at one of the many amazing Jersey Shore towns out there, this could be a reality.  Many people have made the decision to live down the Jersey Shore and few if any would say they have regretted it. The Jersey Shore is a gorgeous coastal haven for year-round or seasonal living.


Now that it is spring time, the market is moving fast. Prospective homeowners are shopping around, trying to find stunning homes in their favorite Jersey Shore towns. If you are looking at homes, you might be wondering which Jersey Shore town is right for you. While each will have their own personality, attractions, and quirks, we wanted to take a second and spotlight our favorites. Who knows, maybe the Jersey Shore home of your dreams is up for sale right now in one of these towns below:


Atlantic City Real Estate: Everyone knows Atlantic City as a resort town with its luxurious casino hotels and iconic boardwalk. Millions of people come to Atlantic City each year to try their luck on the tables, eat at its many fine restaurants, shop the outlets, walk the boardwalk, lay on the beach, and more. Atlantic City has many residential parts as well, and nearly 40,000 people call Atlantic City home. Atlantic City is experiencing a boom as the Hard Rock Casino and Ocean Resort Casino are set to open this summer, creating many new career and real estate opportunities.


Ventnor Real Estate: If you want to be close by to Atlantic City and other shore towns and are looking for a family-friendly, walkable area to live, Ventnor may be the Jersey Shore town for you. Ventnor has its own boardwalk, beautiful beaches, and year-round attractions. We would also highly encourage you to check out the local shops and fine restaurants on Ventnor Avenue for a fun day/night out with family and friends. In case you’re a Monopoly enthusiast, Marvin Gardens is located in Ventnor too.


Margate Real Estate: Margate is a small residential community that is world-famous for its beaches and marinas. The beaches are very clean, and the neighborhood is very safe and community-oriented – perfect for raising a family. Margate is also right next door to Ocean City, and there are many small shops and restaurants in Margate as well. If you’re looking for a quaint Jersey Shore town that is close by to a variety of attractions and sites, Margate is an excellent place to call home.


Longport Real Estate: Located just north of Ocean City, Longport is a small borough in Atlantic County with stunning homes and landscapes. If you’re looking for a quiet place to call home and enjoy the spectacular view of the ocean, Longport won’t disappoint you. We suggest if you come here for a visit or to stay, you should take your bike out to Longport Beach to enjoy the ocean waves in solitude.


Brigantine Real Estate: Brigantine was named one of the “12 great charming beach towns in New Jersey” by Essex Home Improvements for good reason. At Brigantine, you can see the history of the town – some of which stems all of the way back to the 1500s. There a variety of museums, historical sites, and, of course, the Brigantine Lighthouse. However, Brigantine is more than a historical destination as it offers modern family attractions, beautiful shops, and, of course, a great view of the Atlantic Ocean.



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