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]
09/07/2012 No Comments
Any summer business worth its salt knows the hustle and bustle of the summer is the key to success in regards to volume. And most of those same proprietors relish the calm of post Labor Day beach time. Residents certainly do. . In fact, recently there have been more and more tourists recognizing the same things and enjoying the open roads, clean/clear beaches and tables at restaurants. And even more people are looking to live in that calm world for what we Jersey Shore folk call a “winter rental.” It is an inexpensive way to live near the ocean, stay in a great home while yours is getting redone or get your feet wet if you’re thinking of moving out on your own. Imagine going to Thanksgiving Dinner this year and telling your cousins that you haven’t spoken to in awhile, “I live a block from the beach!” And while you’re here, listen to waves…you can hear them.