Long Beach Island Duplexes

There is a substantial population of Duplexes on Long Beach Island. Most of this population dates from the 1960's & 1970's before current zoning regulations were enacted. Current zoning is very restrictive regarding the development of new duplexes, primarily to keep LBI from becoming too densley developed as has happened to many oceanside communities. The zoning regulations vary from one municipality to another on LBI.


Duplexes that already exist are "Grandfathered", meaning that they may continue to be used as Duplexes although there are limitations on what type of expansions or rebuilding will be allowed.


On LBI, the term Duplex simply means two dwelling units on one tax lot. There are a variety of architectural styles (Upper/Lower, Side by Side, Cape Cod, Garage Apartment, etc.) but the key is two units on one tax lot.


Duplex sales comprise fewer than 10% of property sales here, so most agents have relatively little experience with them. There are tax implications as well as land use limitations and opportunities with Duplexes, so it is important that you work with an agent who understands the ins and outs of this market.  


I am the only agent on Long Beach Island who specializes in Duplexes.





The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX Program of Jersey Shore Multiple Listing Service, L.L.C. Real estate listings held by other brokerage firms. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.


Here you will find a wide variety of useful information and resources designed to help you buy or sell a Long Beach Island duplex more effectively. From information on the local community, to advice about finding a mortgage or preparing your duplex to sell, it's all available here on my web site.

You can also search for your duplex by viewing all current listings with detailed descriptions and photos.

So whether you're buying or selling, feel free to contact me and I will be happy to help you with all your real estate needs.


Whether you're looking for your first investment property or are an experienced investor, I'm committed to providing you with the highest quality buyer service. Since most MLS's are primarily designed to search for Single Family Homes, I've set up a "ONE CLICK SEARCHES"  to simplify the search for you. Click the "DUPLEX LISTINGS" button above to access the "One Click Searches" and you will see all LBI duplexes currently active in the MLS. Read more.


You probably already know me as the publisher of the LBI Duplex Letter which you have been receiving for years. What you should know about me as a real estate broker is that my specializaton in the LBI duplex market gives me insights into the LBI duplex market that cannot be equaled by any broker with a wider focus. Read more.