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Making the Move to LBI: 5 Things to Think About

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 30, 2019

Moving to Long Beach Island on a permanent basis can sound like a dream come true. Instead of traveling to the surf and the sand, you will have the seaside right outside your front door. Before you relocate permanently to LBI, take note of the differences between vacationing at the shore and living there year-round.

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Custom Home Design: Should You Start from Scratch or With a Stock Plan?

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 20, 2019

You’ve decided you are going to build a new home. Not just any home, but one that is fully customized to your unique lifestyle. But where and how to start?

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Investing on Long Beach Island: What You Need to Know

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 13, 2019

One of the key reasons to buy a Long Beach Island property is the consistently stable market for summer home rentals. LBI is one of the few areas in the world that allows you to purchase a property and immediately generate cash flow. The rental market on LBI is strong enough that you can live in the property from the fall to spring and have your mortgage covered year-round by summer renters.

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12 Restaurants to Try Out on LBI

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 02, 2019

Long Beach Island has been affectionately referred to as a “Beach Lovers’ Paradise” for good reason. LBI boasts some of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast with a natural landscape that has avoided being overrun by tacky resorts.

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New Jersey Outdoor Living - What's Better? A Deck or a Patio?

Andrew Giannattasio | Mar 01, 2019

As part of investing in your New Jersey outdoor living space, you will likely choose between building a deck or a patio in your backyard. Although people use the words patio and deck interchangeably, the structures are very different. Both are intended to last for years, so it’s important to carefully consider your options and what appeals best to you and your lifestyle.

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What Flooring is Right for Your LBI Shore Home?

Andrew Giannattasio | Feb 26, 2019

Selecting flooring for your Long Beach Island home is a completely different process than choosing flooring for a non-coastal residence. Flooring in a shore house is expected to be more than simply attractive. The flooring must also offer high water resistance and have a protective layer to prevent wear and tear. Although there’s no perfect “right” choice for beach house flooring, there are certain options that make the most sense for your LBI home.

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