Manahawkin, New Jersey
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Updated On: December 18, 2014
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Homes for Sale in Manahawkin
Manahawkin Real Estate & Homes for Sale in New Jersey
Founded in 1749 by English settlers, Manahawkin is an intimate suburban community located in Stafford Township on the Atlantic Coastal Plain in central New Jersey. Stafford Township is home to more than 22,500 people and includes Manahawkin, Ocean Acres, Beachview, Cedar Run, Beach Haven West, Mayetta and much of Warren Grove. Manahawkin is one of southern Ocean County's fastest growing communities. The area has undergone extraordinary changes from its early history through the new millennium – from harvesting cranberries to suburban developments and a recreational economy. Yet, it still retains much of the small-town charm of old Manahawkin.
Because Manahawkin is so close to the job centers of New York, Philadelphia and northern New Jersey, young professionals, retirees and more are discovering the benefits of suburbanization in a predominantly rural area. The Stafford Township School District is located in Manahawkin and serves approximately 4,000 students. Manahawkin's Southern Regional High School is an area leader in education.
Large tracts of land around Manahawkin and the Garden State Parkway on US Route 9 are protected open spaces, which include state parks, forests and wildlife management areas. Nearby, the seaside community of Long Beach Island (LBI) and the rest of the Jersey Shore offer miles of magnificent beaches and a myriad of activities including fishing, boating and all types of water sports. Just 35 minutes to the south, you can get away and enjoy all the excitement and entertainment of Atlantic City. Manahawkin's real estate market offers a variety of single-family homes for sale, many with spacious wooded lots and scenic views.
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Manahawkin Real Estate Market: Prices of Manahawkin Homes for Sale
The real estate market in Manahawkin offers a wide variety of home styles and prices. The community is made up exclusively of single-family detached homes; waterfront, vacation and adult communities; and newly constructed townhouses. Many large residential communities such as Ocean Acres, Fawn Lakes, Colony Lakes, Village Harbor, the "Coves," Beach Haven West and East Point are exploding in population.
Single-family Manahawkin homes for sale on lagoons with water views and/or water frontage have easy access to the Barnegat Bay and are available at prices ranging from the low $200,000s to more than $900,000 for estate properties on wooded lots. Many homes for sale include amenities such as spas and swimming pools. Forested lots and land close to the ocean are available for custom construction.
Manahawkin Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 15th, 2014: homes priced around $273,314 compared to $283,607 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -4%. For Wednesday, December 17th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.98%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.98%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.14%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.84%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Manahawkin NJ. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Manahawkin to help you find the best home!