: The Jersey Shore Is Open...Watch for Our Ads!

The Jersey Shore Is Open...Watch for Our Ads!

The Jersey Shore Is Open...Watch for Our Ads!

It's just six months and a few days since super storm Sandy hit the Jersey Shore but we'll be Sandy Storm Recoveryopen for business this summer, according to Governor Christie.

At a Town Hall meeting yesterday on Long Beach Island, the Governor outlined recovery efforts.  They include:

  • Jersey Shore dredging projects will begin in local waterways in mid-July after all boats and other debris are removed. The governor said 1,400 boats were located in the water after the storm, and several homes and other debris also were swept out into the water and must be removed before dredging can begin.
  • The state will provide $600 million for Rehabilitation, Reconstruction, Elevation and Mitigation grants that will provide as much as $150,000 to residents to rebuild their homes. The Governor explained that the applications should be available in three weeks.
  • The state will spend $75 million for the restoration of multi-family units damaged by the storm.
  • Applications will be available today (May 1) for $260 million that will be distributed in grants for up to $50,000 for business owners.
  • No-interest loans ranging from $100,000 to $5 million will also be available soon.Sandy Storm Recovery
  • The state will also start a $25 million marketing and tourism campaign for the Jersey Shore in three weeks.

A new website is available for information on Sandy funds for recovery.  It's sandyhelp.nj.gov

For information on Sandy recovery help there are two phone numbers.  For homeowners call 855-726-3946 (855-S-A-N-D-Y-H-M) and for businesses call 855-726-3939 (855-S-A-N-D-Y-B-Z).

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in Little Egg Harbor, or anywhere at the Jersey Shore, contact Little Egg Harbor REALTOR® Laura Giannotta at 609-384-6121.

 
 
 
  

     
Comment balloon 7 commentsLaura Giannotta • May 01 2013 05:21AM

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I cannot begin to imagine the magnitude of all that needs to be done...and have the respect and admiration for everyone who not only "weathered the storm" but continue to sail thru life with a positive attitude....all the best.

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) over 5 years ago

Thanks Sally & David, Jersey Shore residents are a resilient bunch!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

Laura, that is great news!  I an imagine that excitement is at a high as this process starts.

Posted by Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas (RE/MAX Properties) over 5 years ago

Barbara, thanks but a lot of people at the Jersey Shore are understandably frustrated!  But all great things come to those who wait!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

You would never know it by listening to the media at news time.

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) over 5 years ago

William, I used to be one of  those guys (the media)...and good news does't get read (or clicked on in this day and age)!

Posted by Laura Giannotta, Your Realtor Down the Shore! (Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore ) over 5 years ago

Laura: This is localism at its finest! This is the kind of stuff your peeps will love! 

Posted by Joni Bailey, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTORĀ® (Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties) about 5 years ago

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