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In the blink of an eye…

















40 years ago today, an Avalon girl married a Wildwood boy 😎❤️



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Stone Harbor for Sale

Just a few years young!

This home was custom built and specifically designed by Thomas Welsh Builders and Blaine Steinman Architects in 2016.  In the years since, the home has been enjoyed as a summer residence and well maintained.

Fantastic location- so close to the beach and downtown shops and restaurants.

5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths (with 4 bedrooms en-suite).  Spacious 1st floor family room with an adjacent screened in porch over looking the heated pool!

Wonderful outdoor spaces on both floors.  And practical amenities such as a large utility room, outdoor shower, and pool area cabana.

$2,995,000 fully furnished and ready for immediate use.

Detailed fact sheet and additional pictures: click HERE

Contact me for details: or 609-967-7950

Thank you for your interest!

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Out of the Office- Labor Day

For the first time ever, I will be away over Labor Day weekend.

Ironically, we are traveling to another coastal beach town; so will see how their holiday weekend compares!

Back in the office Friday, September 6th.

Enjoy the beach 😎

P.S.  Hurricane Dorian decided I should hurry back to NJ!  Back in the office as of today- Tuesday 9/3.


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Summer Days…

IMG_20190719_091249It’s a bit darker in the morning (not cooler yet- but that will come) and some of the plants in the sand dunes are changing color.


We will know it’s officially the end of August  when the swallows arrive and line the electrical wires on the streets by the high dunes!


In the meantime, hurry to the beach 😎


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NJ Sales Tax on Vacation Rentals

Update:  Although the collection of New Jersey sales tax no longer applies for private owner rentals, property owners using third party sites such as Home Away, VRBO, and Airbnb are still responsible for the tax.

Properties rented through licensed real estate agencies continue to be exempt from the law (no tax due).

For addition information:  Atlantic City Press article


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Early Morning on the Bay

Mirror images of the bay front homes…


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Nuns’ Beach, Stone Harbor

The Nuns’ Beach “store” is open (111th and Second Avenue), and the Sisters are on hand to talk about their plans for the historic property.

For details, see the article in the Seven Mile Times .

I understand the practical aspect of their decision, yet I am also heartbroken about the change.

The kind Sisters of The Immaculate Heart of Mary and Villa Maria have been the subject of MANY posts over the years: 


In the meantime…the stately structure will continue to be one of my favorite views!






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For Sale- Avalon and Stone Harbor

A quick overview of a few homes, condos, and even a vacant lot for sale on the island.

Link for pictures and descriptions from our Multiple Listing Service .

For complete MLS inventory, view on the Tim Kerr Sotheby’s International Realty web site: click HERE.

I appreciate the opportunity to help with your search!

609-967-7950  or

A Lifetime of Experience”






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Morning Light…


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Searching for Peace

I posted this in August of 2017.  And sadly, the words have been repeated many times over the past 2 years.


It’s hard for me to fathom the level of hate on display in Charlottesville.

My sheltered life on this island is one of the reasons I value the opportunity to travel.

Meeting people around the world verifies that we are all more alike than different.

Kindness transcends languages…and I am grateful for those experiences.



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