In the south eastern part of New Jersey you will find the beautiful island of Brigantine nestled between Atlantic City and Long Beach Island this Atlantic County Island is less than a 2 hour drive from Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York City and is Located just across the bridge from the infamous and new Atlantic City. It is surrounded by the natural beauty of the coastline and wildlife nature centers which makes it an irresistible bedroom community. Brigantine Beach Island has become a popular destination for many folks in the big cities of the northeastern United States. Brigantine Island is also becoming a favorite vacation destination for our North American neighbors to enjoy the beach/ocean and Island life with its spectacular views. Families that want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city are enjoying life on Brigantine Island and still have easy access to all of the big city amenities just minutes away.
The pride of Brigantine is the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge which provides a safe haven for various endangered and threatened species of birds. Be sure to visit the Brigantine Lighthouse it has a rich history that began in the 1920s and is still a great place to take photos and spend some time. The local schools here are governed by the Brigantine Board of Education; and, if you need to research school information you can do that right here on my website.
If you are not from this area then you will find that there is a long and storied past that begins when the Lenni Lenape Native American tribe established roots here. Later European settlers came to inhabit and call this beautiful area home.
Early in its history the area attracted many different people and industries. Brigantine became known for its fishing, ship building and salt manufacturing which were large parts of its economy. Whalers also came here to hunt the migrating whales that could be found off the coast. One of the most famous people to come to this area is Captain Kidd, who, as legend has it, buried some of his treasure under the Brigantine Beach sand.
Over the years Brigantine continued to broaden its local charm while enhancing it?s bedroom community spirit to become the beautiful area that attracts so many people today.
Brigantine is an island city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 9,450, reflecting a decline of 3,144 (-25.0%) from the 12,594 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,240 (+10.9%) from the 11,354 counted in the 1990 Census.
What is now the City of Brigantine has passed through a series of names and reincorporations since it was first created. The area was originally incorporated as Brigantine Beach Borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 14, 1890, from portions of Galloway Township, based on the results of a referendum held on June 3, 1890. On April 23, 1897, the area was reincorporated as the City of Brigantine City. This name lasted until April 9, 1914, when it was renamed the City of East Atlantic City. On March 16, 1924, Brigantine was incorporated as a city, replacing East Atlantic City and incorporating further portions of Galloway Township.
Finding Homes in Brigantine
If you are a first time buyer, or if you are looking to find a larger home for you and your family, the LePera Team will help guide you through your Brigantine real estate home buying experience. They will give you the knowledge that you will need to make the proper decisions including information on Brigantine mortgage rates and financing.
Brigantine Homes For Sale
If you want to relocate to Brigantine Beach Island just use the tools on our website. We have made it very easy for you to search Brigantine homes for sale and homes in the Greater Atlantic City Area by placing the listings directly on the home page arranged in price ranges. We also have virtual tours of many homes, beach front condominiums, homes on the golf course and of course water front homes. Whether you are buying a home to live in year round or a vacation home The LePera Team is here to assist you with every step of the home buying process
Relocating to Brigantine
If you are coming from out of state, or are new to the area, Marie & Tommy are the Brigantine real estate agents that can provide the information you need on schools, parks, and other recreational areas that are found in this area of New Jersey. Depending on your lifestyle they can show you homes that are close to shopping, the Beach, on the Bay or the Golf Course.
There are so many different types of property investments in the Brigantine area that The LePera Team will help you find real estate for any budget. You can use this site to view New Jersey MLS listings and new homes for sale all over the Brigantine area. MLS listings are also included for the areas of Brigantine, Margate, Longport, Ventnor, and Atlantic City.
Investing in Brigantine Real Estate
When you invest in this great part of New Jersey you will find yourself in an area that has so much to offer. From the beautiful beach and ocean views to the excitement of the Atlantic City boardwalk there is something that will suit anyones taste. If you choose to invest in real estate close to the ocean, you will be able to take a relaxing walk on a Brigantine beach, or maybe a picnic on the sand. This community also offers activities that are a little more exciting such as surfing, fishing and golfing. Let Marie & Tommy Lepera help you find a real estate investment that suits your needs.
If you are looking for somewhere to invest that would be a great place to raise a family then let Marie & Tommy show you some great homes that will fit your lifestyle. A family friendly atmosphere surrounds this area and welcomes anyone who is thinking of settling here. From the quaint local stores to charming family owned cafes, you will find that there is plenty of great places to visit for you and your family when you own Brigantine real estate.