Arrival info

Thank you for choosing Ward Realty for your vacation rental needs! Please see our Guest Pre-Arrival Information below:

Our office address is: 106 Ocean Avenue Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 ~ We are located on the corner of Ocean Avenue & Broadway with parking in the rear.

Check-In: between 2:00PM and 5:00PM at our office, no exceptions. Late check-in arrangements must be made 24 hours in advance. If another member of your group will be arriving first, they are welcome to pick up the keys. They will be asked to provide the front desk with the name of the leaseholder and the number of the property in which you are staying.

Rental Balance: Any payments of $1,000.00 and higher also must be in the form of cash, cashiers check, or money order. A $25 fee will be charged on all returned checks. All "final" payments including security deposit are due 30 days prior to arrival. Any balance due within 30 days of check-in regardless of amount, must be in cash, cashiers check or money order - no personal checks accepted for final payment.

Late Arrivals: Please call our office: 732-892-2700 if you will be arriving after-hours. Your check-in packet with keys or a keyless entry code will be left in the mailbox if your balance is paid in full. Our mailbox located to the left of our office's main entrance door. Directions to your rental can be found within this APP under your reservation/property info.

Parking Information: The number of parking spaces available is listed in the description of most homes. If you have designated parking in a lot please park carefully so as not to block an adjacent space or any ingress/egress for other homes or units. There are municipal parking lots & metered parking spaces throughout the town. Additionally, there is posted permit parking from 12:00AM to 4:30AM in certain areas. For rentals in these locations we offer parking permits for your or your guests use and they are to be returned with your keys upon check-out.

Please Remember To Bring:
  • Bed Linens & Towels
  • Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, Napkins
  • Soap, Detergent, etc.
  • Beach Towels
  • Baby Equipment (Cribs, Pack 'n Play, Baby Gates, etc.)

Rental Items: The following rental companies provide beach and home equipment.

  • Coastal Linen Supply
  • Coastal Baby Equipment
  • Beach Chair Rentals
  • even Grocery Delivery

Housekeeping and Maintenance: All rental homes are to be left in as good of condition as received & thoroughly cleaned. Typically, a professional cleaner will also inspect & sanitize rental. Some rentals require a mandatory cleaning - this would be detailed in your rental agreement. If you find any housekeeping or maintenance issues upon arrival, contact us immediately. We will schedule service as soon as possible. Each week homes are inspected by property owner or their house cleaner for damages or maintenance issues; however, breakdowns can and do occur. Please contact us if you experience any sort of maintenance problem during your stay.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Check-out Info
Departure Duties

Thank you for choosing Ward Realty for your vacation rental needs! Please see our Departure tips below:

  • ► Wash all Dishes, Cookware, Utensils, etc.;
  • ► Empty the Dishwasher and return all items to their proper place;
  • ► Remove all food from Refrigerator;
  • ► Return all Furniture to original location;
  • ► Ensure all trash & recycling has been removed from rental;
  • ► Check Closets, Dresser Drawers and under Beds for personal belongings*;
  • ► Turn off all Lights, check thermostats;
  • ► Close and lock all Windows and Doors;
  • ► Check yard & deck areas;
  • ► Clean grill if used;
  • ► Check for mobile chargers, power cords, medications & other personal items;
  • ► Return all Keys & Beach Tags/Passes to our Office & report any Damages or Maintenance Needs.

Check-Out Procedures

Check-out at the Ward Realty office is at 10:00 A.M. During the off-season we may be able to offer a late Check-out if there are no incoming guests, but no exceptions are permitted during the in-season! Please understand that it is difficult, at best, to prepare our rentals between 10:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. for the next guests. Your assistance in promptly leaving the property by 10:00 A.M. and completing our Check-out Departure Duties is greatly appreciated. We require the return of all keys and if applicable, the return of all beach tags, and parking passes. Please note that you will be charged for each item you do not return to Ward Realty prior to your departure.

If you need to get an early start home, there is a convenient drop-off slot in the key drop to the left of the rental office door.

* We are not responsible for personal items. Please check the rental for phone/camera chargers, medications prior to vacating. If you request, items turned in by housekeeping or the owner will be returned to you at your expense or held for you pickup.

Ward Realty is not responsible for personal items left behind; however, we will make every effort to locate the lost item if you contact our office at 732-892-2700 or Email us here


Each rental property is individually owned, furnished and equipped by the owner. Ward Realty is not responsible for alterations, equipment, furnishings or other modifications or substitutions completed by the homeowner to their rental unit.

Please make sure the rental you select meets your minimum needs as to occupancy, condition and location. Failure of any listed equipment, appliances, air conditioners, TVs etc. are not guaranteed and no refunds will be given in event of such failure. Ward Realty will make every good faith effort to have repairs made as quickly as possible.

Each rental unit is limited by Municipal Ordinance for maximum occupancy. That is the maximum number of people allowed, residents and/or guests included. Violating occupancy limits will result in immediate eviction with no refund of rent. Municipal penalties may apply as well. NO PETS ALLOWED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE LANDLORD. Pets are not permitted on our boardwalk or beaches. Failure to observe this restriction will result in immediate eviction.

The community of Point Pleasant Beach is very serious about maintaining a "family atmosphere". Violation of municipal codes are prosecutable under the Animal House statute and will result in fines and/or eviction with no refund of rent.

All rental properties require a refundable security/cleaning deposit. All security deposits are held by Ward Realty in a special escrow Trust account with Ocean First Bank, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. Security deposits will be refunded within 30 days from date of departure, and will be returned only to the person named in the lease agreement.

Cancellation requests must be made in writing. Your lease shall be terminated only after another tenant is secured or permission from the Landlord is otherwise granted. A cancellation fee of 12% of gross rents is due Ward Realty for all cancellation events.

House trailers, recreational vehicles, and boats shall not be parked on any rented premises. No air conditioning may be installed without written consent of the Landlord.

The Landlord or his agent(s) may enter the premises at any reasonable daytime hour to make inspections for repairs or to show the property for sale or rental.

The Tenant may not sublet the rental premise either in part or whole.

We are sorry but we cannot refund money if it rains all week.

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