Compass RE

Dreaming of Warmer Beach Days

Jersey Shore

The past few weeks of winter have felt icy cold and our team can’t help but dream of warmer days at the beach! One of the best parts about living in the city of Philadelphia is that we are closely located near some of New Jersey’s best beach towns. From Longport to Ocean City and all the way to Stone Harbor, there’s nothing better than spending weekends and vacations down the shore throughout the summer months. If you’ve been considering purchasing a second home or a vacation rental property, our team is prepared to help you navigate South Jersey’s most desirable beach neighborhoods. Team principal, Jonathan Barach, and agent, Lauren Pilla, are both licensed in the states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. This means that our team can help you achieve your real estate goals, from the Greater Philadelphia region to the Jersey Shore. Curious to see what the real estate market was like in some of these coveted coastal towns? Click to take a look at our End of Year Market Report and keep reading for further insights.


Nestled upon the northern end of Seven Mile Island, Avalon is known as one of the most affluent towns along the Jersey Shore. Throughout the summer months, one of our favorite activities is enjoying the beautiful waterfront vistas showcased at the Windrift Hotel & Resort. Prices in Avalon remained strong throughout 2021, averaging $3.4 million for single-family homes and $981,000 for condos and townhomes. Click here to learn more.

Ocean City

Known for its vibrant boardwalk and family-oriented vibe, the real estate market in Ocean City was on fire last year. A total of 256 single-family homes sold, while a total of 880 condos and townhomes sold! With many weekly, monthly, and summer rentals found in this town, it’s no surprise that demand is high in Ocean City. Click here to learn more.

Stone Harbor

Located on the southern tip of Seven Mile Island, Stone Harbor boasts unlimited opportunities for a true summer escape. Filled with lovely retail shops and well-maintained beaches, value remains high for property owners, as the average sales price for single-family homes in 2021 was $3.2 million. Moreover, the sales price for condos and townhomes averaged $1 million. Click here to learn more. Whether retiring, relocating, investing, or searching for a second-home, The Barach Group has you covered. Contact us today to explore your next opportunity in Philly or the South Jersey Shore.