It's official. As of March 18, 2016, "ORDINANCE of the Township Council of the Township of Toms River, Ocean County, New Jersey, Establishing Cease and Desist Zones Prohibiting Real Estate Canvassing."
Exactly where are these "Cease and Desist Zones" in Toms River?
There are two zones (Zone 1 and Zone 2) located in the North Dover Section of Toms River.
Zone 1 in Toms River:
"The area bounded by the Lakewood and Jackson borders to the north and northwest, State Hwy. 70 to the south, and Whitesville Road (County Rt. 527), to the west.
Zone 2 in Toms River:
"The area bounded by the Lakewood border to the due north, State Hwy. 70 to the northwest, New Hampshire Avenue to the east and southeast, and by Whitesville Road (County Rt. 527), Riverwood Drive, U.S. Route 9, and Silverton Road to the south and southwest."
These "cease and desist zones" will shall remain in effect for 5 years from their effective date.
Why & How did Toms River "Outlaw" Real Estate Soliciting in Toms River?
How do I know how much my house is worth in Zones 1 and/or 2 in Toms River?
For the next 5 years, these 2 zones in the North Dover Section of Toms River, are "Real Estate Canvassing Free" zones. Don't worry, you will be receiving plenty of OVER-SIZED real estate postcards, from a variety of self-professed, "North Dover" experts, all telling you to "call them". How 1984 of them!
So, if you live in one of these zones and want to know how much your house is worth but you DON'T want to call anyone, CLICK on the IMAGE below!
Live in Zone 1 or 2 and want to sell your home?
Unfortunately, because of all of the controversial publicity surrounding the Township of Toms River's decision to create and enforce this latest ordinance, many residents of these 2 "Anti-Real Estate Soliciting" zones feel intimidated about selling their homes. For a CONFIDENTIAL and discreet "home selling" consultation, CLICK HERE!
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