Moving is never fun. Especially when you have to deal with all of the details and hassle by yourself. It is a long process that requires a ton of planning, a lot of paperwork, and it is more work than most people originally expect. If you know what you are doing and everything that needs to be done to sell or buy a home, you can manage on your own, but if this is your first rodeo, you will want someone who understands the process, the requirements, and who will work hard with your best interest in mind.

If you think you could benefit from a realtor, you may want to check out your options before starting the process of buying or selling a home. If you are looking in the central Jersey Shore area, look no further! At Shore Homes Shirvanian Realty, our realtor, Christine Stout, will do whatever it takes to help you as best as possible.

Christine has been a resident in this beautiful area for over 17 years, which gives her knowledge on the region and allows her to know the hot spots to live and when the market is good. She works hard to help you out in anyway she can—being your agent, consultant, negotiator, and overseeing every detail of the moving process.

At Shore Homes, we pride ourselves in being the best in the business and offering you the services you need to make the entire moving process easier and more stress-free. If you are looking to move to the central Jersey Shore area, you will want to pick the right area for you and your family.

Some of the most popular communities include:

  • Long Branch
  • Red Bank
  • Monmouth Beach
  • Sea Bright
  • Oceanport
  • Little Silver
  • Rumson/ Fair Haven

These areas are all great and offer many different attractions, hot spots that locals love, and awesome family areas. Deciding where to relocate can be challenging, but with this list, your decision will hopefully be made easier!

Main Attractions

Every town has their most popular location that every local knows. These attractions can be anything from a famous restaurant to a museum or an amusement park. Whatever it may be, there is one in every town. Even if it is small and not well known to outsiders, it still has a special place in the hearts of the locals.

Long Branch has the Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park. Long Branch was declared the “summer capital” by President Grant and this tradition was followed by Presidents Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, Harrison, McKinley, and Wilson. This park is the perfect weekend hangout spot for families and allows you to spend time on many different activities! This park offers a snack bar, picnic area, playground, volleyball courts, and more! This park is on the beach and is the perfect place for weekend hangouts!

Sea Bright is a great place if you enjoy more private attractions. With many different private and public beaches and members-only clubs, you can enjoy your beach time without worry about it getting too crowded. Sea Bright also offers a ton of fun beach fun—movies on the beach, live music and entertainment, and the annual fireman’s fair! This is a great family spot and will allow you to relax and enjoy family night in peace.

If you enjoy events all summer long, Oceanport is the place for you! These family festivals are fun and allow you to enjoy some quality time doing fun things in the town and experiencing famous events! These include The Shore Chef Crab Cake Cook-Off, Food Truck Wars, and Brews and BBQ. Enjoy great food, family fun, and meet the community at these festivals! But these fun events are not the main attraction in Oceanport, horse racing is the local favorite and the Monmouth Racetrack is an easy commute!

The Arts

Maybe you enjoy the arts and love being surrounded by all different forms. Art is one thing that can take a boring or regular town and transform it into something special and unique.

Red Bank is an artistically rich community. Walk through the town on the weekend and find art at every turn. The award-winning live theater and performing art is what makes this town so special. Not to mention it also offers boutiques, gourmet and casual restaurants, boating, antique shops, parks, and more! This town also offers a summer series that includes free jazz music, movies, live entertainment, and food festivals!

Maybe you prefer kayaking to walking through a museum. If nature is your favorite kind of art, you have a few great options as well!

Oceanport is a great place for hanging out in the great outdoors and getting some fresh air! You can enjoy kayaking, fishing, boating, or just hanging out by the Shrewsbury River! This is a great location for your family to spend hot summer days and experience new things in the outdoors. You can also find find many parks and a mini-golf course for the days you want to just spend time as a family.

Little Silver is an old historical fisherman’s town. Meaning that its location on the Shrewsbury River is ideal for fishermen! If you have a passion for fishing, you may want to consider this town as your new home, or at least visit it!

Short Commute

Many people who work in New York live in this New Jersey area, allowing them to get out of the city and spend some quality time in these peaceful little towns scattered along the coast. Many of these gorgeous towns are the perfect location for people who have to commute to work. If you work in New York but don’t want to live there, these may be the perfect towns. Little Silver, Rumson, Fair Haven, and Sea Bright are all in a great location for an easy commute to the city!

If you are considering moving to the central Jersey Shore area, these are all great places to consider. Christine Stout can help you find your perfect location and your perfect home and make sure the whole process goes as smoothly as possible for you! Contact Shore Homes Shirvanian Realty today to learn more!