Real Estate

Margate Homeowners Voice Frustration with Planning & Zoning Board

Margate residents question aggressive building and over-development OK’ed by Margate’s Planning and Zoning Board. Watch video clips from recent Margate Homeowners Assn meeting of May 28, 2022. The downside of over-development. Towering home heights. Skinny frontage. Loss of parking. There are 3 builders on Margate’s Planning Board that have personal interest in more construction? Rules …

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Ventnor To Auction Mixed-Use Property Within Business District.

The Ventnor City-owned parcel of land at 6512 Ventnor Ave will be auctioned off on May 31. Minimum bid price is $270,000. The property is the former site of a building destroyed by fire during the Summer of 2019. It was quickly demolished the very next day. Ventnor City Commissioner Lance Landgraf said the city …

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Downbeach Real Estate Webcast April 2022

The evolution of Real Estate in Margate, Ventnor & Longport. Browse Downbeach Real Estate for Sale here. Inspiration from Temple University Real Estate Professor, Jay Lamont. Taking classes in Real Estate development and planning. Ask Sherri. Questions from our readers and viewers. Marketing an agent. How do people select an Margate or Ventnor Real Estate …

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Enlightened Cafe in Ventnor Closing, Making Way for Playa Bowls.

After 4 years in business, owner Jennifer Hansen has announced the closing of her Enlightened Café on Ventnor Ave in Ventnor. We want to thank all of our wonderful guests and employees for supporting us over these past 4 years. Jennifer Hansen Hansen says there will still be recovery meetings, workshops and yoga in the …

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Mediation Low-Ball Offer; Amherst Homeowners Consider Lawsuits Against Margate.

Will Margate homeowners be forced to take Mayor Becker and the City to court? For 14 months, Donna Tasca has been pleading for help. Her home at 301 N Clermont. Ave in Margate was severely damaged by last year’s Amherst Ave road and sewer project. LISTEN: Tasca Margate Public Comment. Feb 3, 2022. The project, …

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Downbeach Development, Real Estate Webcast, Feb 2, 2022.

Watch the DownbeachBUZZ Real Estate webcast from Feb. 2, 2022. Wow. New development at Sapore. Indoor / outdoor dining and entertainment destination called ‘Ocean Draft’. Ventnor Business. Mr. Gordo’s Mexican eatery taking place of former Domenico’s in Ventnor. Bye Bye Sunny Sunoco. Margate losing much needed gas station making way for 4 new homes. PNC …

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Ventnor Development; Get Ready for Summer 2022

Ventnor taking advantage of Real Estate related tax revenue and borrowing power to bolster and upgrade mature infrastructure. Construction of new lifeguard headquarters underway. Ready by Memorial day? Not likely. Delays expected. Contingency plans already in place though. Sapore on Ventnor Ave will soon take advantage of the large, open space next to their popular …

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How to Protect Downbeach Vacation Properties in the Off-Season

While some of us live at the Jersey Shore year-round, many houses in Ventnor, Margate and Longport are actually second homes or vacation properties. Most stay vacant for weeks or even months, especially during the winter. To avoid potentially costly repairs, use this safety checklist before you leave your home for any extended period of …

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Margate New Home Construction Up Almost 25% Year Over Year

Margate new home construction up approx 25%, year over year. that’s according to Margate’s zoning and construction officers. Home upgrades are also on a tear throughout the entire Downbeach area. How hot is the Margate housing market? 2021 Demolition Permits: 71 (up from 60 permits in 2020) 2021 New Construction Permits: 89 Listen to Margate …

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Atlantic City Short-Term Rental Growth Harming Lower Chelsea?

Atlantic City’s Lower Chelsea is the classic, ocean side neighborhood right next to Ventnor. Large homes and walking distance to the beach and boardwalk. Lately, Lower Chelsea has become quite popular with investors. Real Estate entrepreneurs are converting spacious homes into short-term rental operations. Carol Ruffo, president of Chelsea Neighborhood Assn says short-term rental properties …

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Ventnor Next? Hansen Sober Living Expands in Lower Chelsea Atlantic City

Ventnor keeping a close eye on how Hansen Sober Living is expanding in the usually quiet, Lower Chelsea neighborhood of Atlantic City.   Atlantic City and Ventnor homeowners watching in disbelief. Hansen Sober Living not required to follow local Atlantic City zoning and land-use laws. Similar things likely happening in Ventnor as well.  Paul Richards of …

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