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No matter the season, it’s important to keep up to date on home maintenance. And while each season has its own challenges, winter can be particularly tough on homes. To make sure your home is operating at maximum efficiency, try these tips designed to save you money and keep your home in good shape now, […]

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Vacation homes are great for being close to your favorite activities in the summer, but might be smaller than what you live in day-to-day. So how do you make your vacation home feel spacious and comfortable? Check out these ideas below: Mirrors! A tried-and-true way to reflect light and make rooms appear bigger, mirrors have […]

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We are following the beach replenishment announcements as closely as you are and will be posting updates to the ongoing project as we learn them. It looks like the start of this project will be April / May 2015. ———————————————————————————————————————– From http://www.ocnj.us/Beach-Replenishment-Project-South: FACT SHEET RE: BEACH REPLENISHMENT PROJECT IN SOUTH END OF OCEAN CITY, NJ Project […]

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Painting your beach home may sound like a daunting task – after all, you got a vacation home so you could relax.  But, it can be easier than you think if you take your time and follow a few steps. The most important thing is the order in which you do things. After picking your paint color […]

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There are great things you can do in your home to decorate for that beachy feeling all year round. Leave things open and airy, with a lot of “white space” in rooms. Light, breezy curtains, minimal furniture, one large piece of art. Less clutter means the eye will focus on the interesting items in the […]

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Sand is everywhere at the beach, but that doesn’t mean you have to track it inside. This surprising tip is simple and effective: Put cornstarch in a flannel pouch and rub the pouch over the sandy parts of your body. The pouch removes the sand easily, and can be made from the sleeves or pockets […]

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Sand and cream are always colors in style at the shore. Classic and timeless, they can give a clean or cozy feeling in any beach home. Use them in traditional ways to create a soothing environment, or unexpected ways as a focal point in your home. Try a pattern play with different textures, like sea […]

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You’re ready to find your perfect vacation home. Where do you start? There are a few ways to help us know what to focus on what your needs are. Drive through the neighborhoods you like, to get a feel for them. Decide what’s important to you – park or green space access? A place for your […]

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