We all know the song… Summer Loving, had me a blast. Summer Loving, happened so fast… As we head down the beach and sit on the porch of our Jersey Shore rental or lounge in the yard of our beach house, most of us can sing hit song from the musical Grease. We saw the…[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]
Like the movie Groundhog Day, we keep having an eerily similar experience at Barefoot: people keep booking the same house and same weeks…over and over again. Can that be happening? Or are we just dreaming? Are we in video loop? NOPE. We have built up our regular customer base to Groundhog Day (the good parts)…[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.