3 Reasons Mays Landing, NJ Is A Great Place To Live.

3 Reasons To Love Living In Mays Landing, NJ.

Recently I’ve had several sales in Mays Landing.  I’d like to take a moment to share 3 reasons Mays Landing is a great place to live.  I’d also like to highlight three great communities I’ve recently had sales in.

Great Location

Mays Landing is located just West of Atlantic City.  It’s about 20 minutes drive to Atlantic City.  An hour to Philadelphia and 2 hours to New York.  Mays Landing is also the regional shopping hub.  Home of Hamilton Mall and major retailers like Macys, Khols, Target, Wal Mart, Hobby Lobby, Home Goods, Bed Bath And Beyond, Best Buy and more.  Mays Landing also is home to many national restaurants such as Longhorn Steakhouse, Buffalo Wild Wings, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Famous Dave’s, Red Robin, Moe’s, Outback, Chipotle and more.  It’s convenient location makes it a great place to live and have easy access to shopping and activities.

Two of our recent sales in Mays Landing.

Low Tax Rate

Mays Landing has one of the lowest tax rates in Atlantic County.  Their municipal Tax Rate is 0.882 making it one of the lowest municipal tax rates.  Many Mays Landing Homes have taxes under $5,000 per year.

Low Home Prices

Mays Landing also has reasonable home prices.  I’ll give you a few examples.  I recently sold a fantastic 4 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home in Victoria Pointe for $245,000.  I also sold a beautiful home in a 55 and over community called Tavistock.  The home was 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and sold for $187,000.  And even if you’re looking for something on a lower budget I sold a 3 bed, 2 bath manufactured home at The Fairways for $70,000.  Also if you’re looking for a new home Artists Walk has homes starting in the low $200,000 range.

Mays Landing has a great location, reasonable home prices and low taxes.  If you’re looking for a home consider Mays Landing.  There are a variety of communities to fit your needs.  Contact us for a consultation to see if Mays Landing would be a good fit for you.

 

5 Sensational Things To Do In South Jersey This Fall.

There's Plenty To Do And See In South Jersey This Fall.

I love summer in South Jersey.  Year round this is a great place to live and visit.  As the weather is finally starting to feel like Fall here are 5 sensational things to do in South Jersey This Fall.

Visit The Beach And Boardwalks

The beaches are beautiful this time of year and less crowded.  It’s easier to find parking and it’s often free this time of year.  Many of the boardwalks still have shops and restaurants open during the Fall on weekends.  For Ocean City visit Jilly’s Arcade open year round.

Ride A Bike

Fall is a fantastic time for bike riding.  My favorite place is the Atlantic County Bike Path. The Atlantic County Park System maintains the 7.56 mile bike and pedestrian path running between Harbor Square (formerly Shore Mall) in Egg Harbor Township and the Atlantic County Institute of Technology in Hamilton Township. This path is a safe fun way to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors.  There are also several other municipal bike paths and county and state parks that operate bike trails.

Visit A Farm

This is the garden state and Fall is a great time to visit some of the amazing farms in South Jersey.  Many farms have Fall activities and events.  Sahl’s Father Son Farms operates a family friendly corn maze in the Fall from now until October 26th in Galloway Township.  They have hay rides, pumpkin patch and more.  To meet some amazing animals visit the Funny Farm Animal Rescue in Mays Landing.

Visit The Cranberry Bogs

This is a totally unique thing to South Jersey.  If you haven’t seen it you’ll definitely want to check it out.  Check out JJ White and Pine Barren Native Fruits in Browns Mills.  This week they are starting harvest across the cranberry bogs.  Schedule a tour or visit Whitesbog to see some of the harvest. Then stop by JJ White Farm at 1 Pasadena to purchase some fresh cranberries, jellies, jams, salad dressing and salsa (awesome) directly from the farmer.

Bird Watching

This is a great time of year to watch the birds fly South for the winter.  There are some great places to drive to and see birds and wildlife up close.  The Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway Township is a fantastic spot to drive out onto the marshes.  Also Cape May Point State Park is fantastic this time of year.

What do you like to do in South Jersey in the Fall.  Comment and let us know your thoughts.

Matt

 

Tavistock Mays Landing NJ Finally Has Streets Paved After 10 + Years.

Tavistock is a fantastic 55+ community in Mays Landing NJ in Atlantic County.  The community is just off of Route 40 and about 10 minute from the regional shopping area.  Tavistock homes were built in the early to mid 2000s however the builder went belly up and never finished the final layer of pavement on the streets.  The streets were left incomplete until just recently.

Tavistock is one of the best values for 55+ homes.  The homes range from $150,000-$250,000 and have taxes around $5,000 per year and a low home owners association fee of $135.00 per month.  There are twin homes and detached single family homes for sale.  Tavistock has a lovely club house and no pool.  The lack of the pool helps the community keep their association fee low.  Now with the newly paved road it makes it a great time to buy and sell in Tavistock.

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Commercial Real Estate Retail Update In Atlantic County, NJ

Businesses closing, opening and moving in Atlantic County, NJ

You may have noticed an increase in commercial real estate activity recently.  New businesses are opening, and moving to larger locations.   In this post I’m going to focus in on a few moves.

The Black Horse Pike area of Egg Harbor Township and Mays Landing has seen many new activities.  New businesses have moved into the Wal Mart shopping center in Egg Harbor Township.  Along the English Creek area a new Dunkin Donuts drive through opened and Mavis Discount Tire.  In Mays Landing a new strip mall center opened with a new Starbucks drive through and Sleep Number Store.  Across the street from that is the new Outback Steak House.

Earlier this month JC Penny Officially closed it’s doors at the Hamilton Mall location in Mays Landing.  This leaves the mall without two anchor stores.  Sears also closed last year.  Burlington Coat Factory is moving its location from Harbor Square in Egg Harbor Township to Consumer Square in Mays Landing.

One of my favorite restaurants Nizam’s also moved it’s location recently to a larger and nicer location in front of Harbor Square.  If you are a business owner there are many opportunities in Atlantic County to start and grow a business here.  Contact us for a no obligation consultation.

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Best Golf Courses In South Jersey

Some of the best golf courses in South Jersey Are Located In Atlantic County, NJ

South Jersey is famous for it’s fabulous beaches yet one thing you may now know is that this area is also a great for golf.  Right now the Shoprite LPGA classic is taking place in Galloway at Seaview Country Club.  This tournament brings the top women golfers to this beautiful bay front golf course.

There are also other fantastic bay front golf courses like the Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield and Linwood Country Club offering incredible views.  Just outside of Ocean City in Somers Point there is Great Bay Country Club.

Driving Range At Blue Heron Pines

There are also several beautiful courses nestled in the Pinelands such as Blue Heron Pines in Galloway and Mays Landing Country club.  Egg Harbor Township has five great courses: Harbor Pines, McCulloughs, Ballamor, Twisted Dunes and the amazing private course called Hidden Creek.

If your not a golfer you can learn from professional instructors at the courses.  Our personal favorite is New Jersey Golf Academy. So for great golf consider Atlantic County in South Jersey.  And if you’ve ever dreamed of living on the Golf Course we have several great golf communities like Blue Heron Pines, Harbor Pines and The Fairways.  Contact us for more details.

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New Construction Homes For Sale In Mays Landing, NJ

New home ownership is more affordable than you may think.

If you’re looking for a new home now is a great time to buy a brand new home.  We work with several new national and local home builders to help you find the right community and the right location.  Several of our home builders are offering homes in the low to mid $200,000 price range.  This price range is very competitive with resale homes.  So for around the same price as a resale home you can buy a brand new energy efficient home with a 10 year warranty.

Our featured new home community is Artists Walk by Ryan Homes in Mays Landing, NJ.  These homes are packed with all the features buyers want at a reasonable price.  Visit our Artists Walk page for my depth video tours of each of the model homes.  Contact us for a free consultation.  With just a few quick questions we can help determine the best option and community for you.  Best wishes, Matt

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Woods Landing Homes, Mays Landing NJ’s best 55+ community

If you're looking for a 55+ community in Mays Landing consider Woods Landing

There are three 55 and over communities in Mays Landing and if I had to choose the best one I would say Woods Landing is the winner.  Woods Landing is a community of detached single family homes located in Hamilton Township(Mays Landing) Atlantic County NJ.  The original homes were build by Kara homes around 2006 and Fernmoor Homes took over the community and is currently building new homes.  Woods Landing has a fantastic club house with game rooms, fitness center and outdoor heated pool.  Many of the homes are very large with 3 full bedrooms and 3 full baths.  Home sizes range from 1,500 square feet to 3,000 square feet.  Contact me for more details on this community and other communities in the area.

Real Estate Market Update For Mays Landing, NJ

Here is the latest update for the real estate market for Mays Landing, Hamilton Township, NJ Atlantic County

So first let me say that this update is for Hamilton Township (AKA Mays Landing), Atlantic County, NJ.  There are two Hamilton Townships in NJ so if you are looking for Atlantic County in South Jersey you’ve come to the right place!  Mays Landing is located about 20 minutes east of Atlantic City and Ocean City.  Mays Landing is also the regional shopping and retail hub of the county and home to The Hamilton Mall and many other strip centers and chain restaurants.

Here is an update for the Hamilton Township real estate market.  New listings were down slightly for December.  Closed sales were up.  Days on market was down to just 63 days.  The median sales price was lower for the month however it is up 14% year to date to a median sales price of $173,250.

This report also takes a look at condos and townhomes in Mays Landing.  New listings were down for the month and median sales price is up 21%.  Monthly supply of inventory is up slightly to 6 months.


If you or someone you know is thinking of buying or selling real estate in Mays Landing please let us know. We can help them analyze the real estate market in their neighborhood to see if this is a good time to buy or sell for them.