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This March 8, 2014 photo shows a home being offered as a summer rental in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J.  The rental market at the Jersey shore is developing later than usual this year in parts of the region, due to a highway reconstruction project, uncertainty about which beaches will be open this summer, and a seemingly unending string of winter storms that have kept people from driving to the shore to check out vacation spots. The shore towns are counting on this summer to be better than last year's as they struggle to recover from the Oct. 2012 storm. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

This March 8, 2014 photo shows a home being offered as a summer rental in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. The rental market at the Jersey shore is developing later than usual this year in parts of the region, due to a highway reconstruction project, uncertainty about which beaches will be open this summer, and a seemingly unending string of winter storms that have kept people from driving to the shore to check out vacation spots. The shore towns are counting on this summer to be better than last year's as they struggle to recover from the Oct. 2012 storm. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

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