Brielle Market Update - September 2021
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Bay Head & Mantoloking Today™ - August 2021

Edwin (Ed) O’Malley

As a life-long, year-round resident of the Bay Head and Mantoloking area, Ed combines his outstanding local knowledge and connections with his 20 year...

As a life-long, year-round resident of the Bay Head and Mantoloking area, Ed combines his outstanding local knowledge and connections with his 20 year...

Aug 27 2 minutes read

Bay Head & Mantoloking Today™ - August 2021


We hope that you continue to have a good summer!  All is well and busy here, and we are happy and healthy!  Bay Head and Mantoloking are thriving (as you probably know), and the beaches are well attended, though narrow in spots.  From what we've heard, the  Bay Head Fire Company's Clam Bake was well attended, and so was a great success for them!  The annual Glimmer of Hope at Twilight Lake also received a good turnout, though it did have to be delayed by a day due to weather.  Our video below includes a few updates, a bit of news about the market, and aerial video of a flight over Bay Head and Mantoloking.

September is coming, and is one of our favorite months!  The water remains warm, and the humidity (usually) fades, as does the traffic...  What is your favorite thing about September?  Please reply to this email, and let us know!

Useful Dates

Town-wide Garage Sale – Bay Head, Mantoloking, and Point Pleasant Beach – Saturday, October 2nd – details​​​​

Bay Head Bulk Pickup – Monday, October 4th​​​​​

 

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Events

Twilight Lake Sunset Paddles – September 5th, 7:45pm, and October 3rd, 6:00pm (last of the season).

The “Old Bay Head” exhibit, featuring old Bay Head photographs and other memorabilia continues at the historical society building in Lovelandtown, Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4pm, through September 5th.

Antique Classic Boat Show, at the NJ Museum of Boating in Point Pleasant – September 8th, 8am to 5pm.

If you are on Facebook, you can find many upcoming events on the I Love Bay Head page.

Meetings

Most remain online – the best source of information right now is the town websites – check for frequent updates and changes. Bay Head and Mantoloking both offer “dial-in” options for the public to attend their meetings. Zoom connections are also offered, and the details are generally shared with the meeting notices.

If you can’t find an answer to your question, please let us know.

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Market

The inventory of homes for sale in Bay Head and Mantoloking remains limited. The speed with which a home sells right now varies – in general, lower price points and turn-key homes (regardless of value) are selling soonest. Many homes continue to receive multiple offers, or sell over asking price. Our listing at 218 Main Avenue, Bay Head, just sold for $2,400,000 (over the asking price of $2,365,000), was only active on the market for 18 days, and closed less than 60 days afters its list date. Our listing at 447 West Lake Avenue also recently closed, at a price just over $1,081,000. Approximately a week ago, we listed 202 Park Avenue, Bay Head. This property offers a 50 x 140 lot, with a small cottage (sold as-is) at an asking price of $925,000 – an opportunity to renovate or rebuild, just a short walk from the center of town.

At the moment there are 9 homes for sale in Bay Head, and 8 homes for sale in Mantoloking. Currently there are 7 homes under contract in Bay Head and Mantoloking. There have been ten closings in the last 60 days in the two towns combined.

Further details and discussion can be found in our August Market Update.

As always, our current listings can be found on our website.

If you have any questions, please reply to this email and let us know.

We hope that you enjoy the remainder of your summer, and that you have a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend!

Ed and Suzie

All statistics are per the Monmouth/Ocean MLS as of 8/26/21.

If you have a question, please reach out!

We would be happy to answer any questions you may have - about the market, your property, or what is going on in town!

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