Labor Day was started as “a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” This is from the US Department of Labor. It was Oregon…[Read More]
August is the month in which we celebrate a few interesting “holidays” that seem unrelated but could be combined into a wonderful 31 day celebration. Real Estate can be stressful and at Barefoot we try hard to take some of the anxiety out of it. One of those ways is recognize the positive and powerful…[Read More]
Is there really a difference between 60 degree days in March or April and 60 degree days in September or October? Isn’t the temperature the same? How do we get the “aaahhhh” feeling in the Spring and that “mmmm” sensation in the Fall? Shorts and sweatshirts during football season. Jeans and t-shirts during March Madness.…[Read More]
01/16/2012 No Comments
When we hear our friends talking about a movie, a book or TV show, we are more likely to check it out. Some of us waited until Oprah pointed us in a certain direction (not me, but many of my best friends). With the summer rental season motoring towards us, the same principle is in effect. All it took was a few good January days above 50 degrees and the leases started happening. Once the summer crowd knows that properties are getting rented and their choices are dwindling, each weekend becomes a little more intense. People now have to get their in-laws to commit to a week. Couples that can’t decide what movie to watch now have to pick beachfront or lakefront. These questions require answers – How many parking spaces do we really need? Will the kids fight over bunk beds? Will Carolyn’s former college roommate be as annoying as she was ten years ago in college? The good news is this: everyone will figure it out. . The summer rental wave is rolling in pretty quickly this winter. I’m giving you an Oprah-like direction – come down and rent your summer house in Point Pleasant Beach, Manasquan or any other Jersey Shore town before you miss out.