Making Waves!!

Here's what's Making Waves
in Avalon and Stone Harbor
January 2020

Avalon & Stone Harbor
(per the Cape May County MLS)

Both the sale market & the rental market are off to a fast start!


In the past month, 24 properties have been placed under contract for sale. The Asking Prices of the 24 properties ranged from $359,000 to $5,100,000.

The Median Asking Price of the 24 properties is $2.2M

6 of the 24 properties are priced over $3M

Bay Front – 3 of 24

Beach Block – 5 of 24

During the first two weeks of 2019, 9 properties were placed under contract for sale; 12 during that time period this year!


Bay Front – 18 homes for sale ($1.7M to $6,950,000) 

Bay Front – 14 condo/townhomes For Sale ($319,000 to $2.4M)

Beach Block – 14 homes For Sale ($2.5M to $6.8M)

Ocean Front – 15 homes For Sale ($3,750,000 to $10,775,000)
Properties he Pas___
9511Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor
Asking $375,000
Bay front condo with amazing bay & sunset views!

9501 Sunset Drive, Stone Harbor
Asking $689,000
Bay front condo offering a renovated interior and fantastic views!

323 80th Street, Stone Harbor
Asking $780,000
Just over 2 ½ blocks from the beach, this renovated townhome offers a pool, a spacious floor plan, fantastic rental income & more!

2011 Dune Drive, Avalon
Asking $1,099,000
A rare find…spacious (2,500+/- sq ft) Avalon Breezes townhome featuring a beautiful interior, private bedroom/bath suites, abundant deck space, off-street parking, storage & more!

254 84th Street, Stone Harbor
Asking $1,799,000
Yet another rare find…BRAND NEW TOWNHOME in Stone Harbor! Due to Stone Harbor’s stringent zoning, opportunities such as this come few & far between! This spacious 5 bedroom townhome offers a private pool, a beautifully appointed interior, high ceilings & more! Excellent rental potential!

598 22nd Street, Avalon
Asking $1,995,000
BAY FRONT TOWNHOME WITH SUNSET VIEWS! The spacious 5 bedroom, three-story floor plan offers plenty of room for family & friends! Dock your boat in your back yard, walk into town & more!

375 24th Street, Avalon
Asking $2,200,000
BAY FRONT TOWNHOME located on a quiet street, just a short walk into town! The floor plan offers private bedroom/bath suites, 4 decks, two boat slips & more!

157 16th Street, Avalon
Asking $2,995,000
OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! This brand new home is currently under construction and there’s still time for you to customize to your liking! ONLY 2 ½ blocks from the beach, 6 bedrooms, 6 ½ bathrooms, pool, elevator & more! Only a short walk into town!

153 74th Street, Avalon
Asking $4,495,000
COMING SOON…this gorgeous home is located NEXT TO THE BEACH FRONT, thus enabling you the opportunity to enjoy the mesmerizing sights & sounds of the ocean from both the interior & exterior of the home! This is a First Class property - built by DL Miner on a large lot in Avalon’s Southern end and featuring a richly appointed interior. You’ll appreciate the distinctive blend of intimate personal space and grand entertaining area! The exclusive, private setting is only a short walk from restaurants, recreation options, playgrounds & sunsets over the bay! 

11801 Paradise Drive, Stone Harbor
Asking $6,700,000
BRAND NEW BAY FRONT HOME offering sweeping views from the bay to the ocean, and sunsets to end each day! The ideal location is only a short walk to the beach! Built on an over-sized lot, the home will feature 7 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms, an elevator, a garage, a new docking system & more!

The Following Properties Have
Gone to Closing Since
December 1, 2019 to Present

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Changes to Construction Code in Avalon
In 2019 Avalon implemented significant changes to its ordinance regulating construction activity in the busy summer months.
In an ordinance amended January 8th; the following changes are to be implemented going forward.
Th e The amendments to the ordinance state prohibition on "any and all exterior work of any kind" on Saturdays during July and August. Landscape construction would be subject to the same limitations as other construction activity, but normal landscape maintenance is exempt. The changes also prohibit all demolition from July 1 through Labor Day; exception for approved emergency cases.
Construction information previously required to be displayed, must now be displayed so that it is "readable from the street".

Avalon Achieves Class 3 Flood Rating
AVALON achieves class 3 flood rating, 35% savings:
Avalon recently achieved a Class 3 rating in the Federal Emergency Management's Community Rating System based on its ongoing flood mitigation efforts. Avalon property owners will look forward to an estimated $1.6 million in cumulative flood insurance savings during 2020. Avalon, being one of only 13 municipalities in the nation, besides one of only two in New Jersey, to achieve a Class 3 rating.
Avalon Lions "Pay it Forward"
The Avalon Lions Club is usually handing out checks to a long list of Cape May County charities, but this month, the Lions were the recipients. The Burke Motor Group included the Lions in their giving back campaign called the Burke Promise. Burke raised over $16,000 by donating a portion of their car sales over a six month period to community organizations and the Avalon Lions received a generous share.

Girls 'Pick Up' Basketball in Avalon
Starting Thursday, January 16th from 7-8:30pm - Women's Pick Up Basketball is back for the 2020 season at Avalon Community Hall! The girls get together every Thursday; January through March. No pre-registration required; just come join the game; have fun and play ball! All ages and all skill level welcome.

Daniel Bowersock

Ferguson Dechert Real Estate, Inc.  
2789 Dune Drive
Avalon, NJ 08202

609.967.4200  X 3108