Howard "Chip" Watson - REALTOR
About Howard "Chip"
Howard “Chip” Watson III has been coming to the Jersey Shore since he was a small boy. Spending his summers in Stone Harbor at his Grandparents house, he has seen the changes that have evolved on all of the islands. He currently lives in Wildwood Crest with wife Helen-Ann, son Maximus and daughter, Halle.
Chip understands real estate investing. His personal investing experience began in his mid-twenties. He owns commercial rental property, seasonal and year round residential rental properties. He has developed raw land into single family homes and has personally flipped a few equitable title interests.
Chip’s professional experience includes extensive knowledge of real estate development. From negotiating the initial land acquisition, demolition, new construction, marketing new home sales of developments, he has assisted many developers, both large and small through this process. One of the largest projects he was intensely involved in was the 125 unit Grand at Diamond Beach. Chip possesses extensive knowledge of various financing vehicles available to the real estate investor and has personal experience dealing with 1031 tax deferred exchanges.
Chip embraces the value of learning like he is going to live forever! He has completed courses to earn certifications at a Certified Real Estate Negotiator, holds the Resort and Second Home Professional designation, and is a certified New Home Sales Specialist. His seventeen years of experience and ability to build a world class team has allowed his team to be recognized as one of the top 15 teams in the State of New Jersey. Chip trains and masterminds with some of the most prestigious real estate minds from around the country. He is a member of the National Association of Expert Advisors which represents the top 5% of Realtors in the Nation.
He has a very realistic vision of the Jersey Shore real estate market. He recognizes that purchasing an investment property or second home can be a big step and a very emotional decision for many people. It is Chip’s goal to guide his clients thru every step of the way to ease their concerns and make the process stress free.
He is a passionate golfer, loves sport fishing and also spends much of his free time traveling and exploring the world. Family is a major part of his core values along with integrity and honesty. The vision of having an amazing team of expert advisors propels him to continue to provide exceptional service to those who seek the dream of owning a beach home. You are going to be amazed to discover just how fantastic it is to have Chip’s exceptional team help you achieve that dream!