Red Hot Real Estate in Margate, Ventnor & Longport.

How long will this seller’s market last? According to Sherri Lilienfeld from Apex Prime Realty, Downbeach housing inventory is tight and demand is still strong for shore homes in Margate, Ventnor & Longport. Historically low interest rates Big city exodus, escaping crime & Covid. Concerns about of long distance travel. Margate Ventnor Longport Home Value …

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South Jersey Fishing Regulations Harmful to Recreational Anglers

New Jersey commercial fishing is effectively regulated. Recreational fishing is not. ‘Too heavy handed’, say local anglers and party boat captains. Rules that make no sense are destroying the recreational fishing industry in New Jersey. Listen to Bill Shillingford, aka Bucktail Willie, on a recent SHEP ON FISHING show on WOND 1400am radio > South …

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Will Ventnor OK Cannabis Sales? How Recreational Marijuana Could Affect Downbeach Towns.

Will Ventnor permit cannabis sales within the city limits? The issue was discussed during the Ventnor Commission meeting of April 8. Ventnor must soon introduce an ordinance to allow or prohibit cannabis business. New Jersey towns like Ventnor and Margate have until August 1 to pass a cannabis- related ordinance. Towns must opt-in or opt-out. …

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Amherst Ave Lamberti’s and Promenade Along Margate Back Bay.

See the latest pictures from Amherst Ave in Margate. Workers moving quickly to finish the long awaited promenade along the waterfront. Lamberti’s new construction moving along, albeit slow. Structure much larger than originally imagined, say local neighbors. Amherst preparing to become one-way from Washington to Coolidge, headed towards Longport.

Former Ventnor Mayor Appointed County Shared Services Coordinator.

Former Ventnor Mayor Tim Kreischer will take the place of Frank Formica as the new shared services coordinator for Atlantic County. Former Atlantic County Commissioner Formica held the position for 3 months before resigning for reasons unknown. Kreischer, who served as Ventnor Mayor for 12 years, has experience in shared service contracts, working with Margate, …

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Motorized Bikes on Ventnor Boardwalk Pose Pedestrian Safety Issues

Motorized bicycles and vehicles are prohibited on the Ventnor Boardwalk. That includes skateboards. Electric wheel chairs and low-speed medical scooters ok. We’re not sure about motorized pedal-assist bikes, even though they’re very popular on the boardwalk. 153-4 Use prohibited on Boardwalk. [Amended 6-4-1979 by Ord. No. 7904] The operation and use of motorized bicycles shall be prohibited on …

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Margate Homeowners Association to Hold Wind Turbine Webinar

Want to learn more about the pros and cons of offshore wind turbines? Join the Margate Homeowners Association on Saturday April 24 at 10:30a. The MHA will be hosting an online Zoom meeting featuring ORSTED, the company looking to install windfarms off the coast of South Jersey. The Coalition of Absecon Island Communities will also …

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Margate Commissioners Meeting April 1, 2021

Margate commissioners will meet on April 1 at 4p. Discussion: Atlantic Ave’s road diet. Atlantic Ave will shrink from four lanes to two. Amherst Ave becomes one-way from Washington to Coolidge Ave. Opposition to NJ Department of Environment Protection plan to force higher building heights. Preparing for a storm that may hit 80 years from …

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Hansen House vs City of Ventnor Tax Appeal

Ventnor Commissioners met on March 25, 2021. One particular item of note was a private, executive session regarding litigation involving Hanson House vs the City of Ventnor. Hanson House is a sober-living organization. Auction for Ventnor Liquor License. CITY OF VENTNOR authorized sale & issuance of their 3rd and final liquor license. This is a …

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Downbeach Traffic Wars; Longport Residents vs Margate Motorists.

Some Longport residents want a Do Not Enter sign at the Margate border on Amherst Ave. Others want a summer-only barricade to keep Margate vehicles from driving thru Longport. At issue, how much negative impact will there be when Margate’s Amherst Ave becomes a one-way street headed toward Longport? LISTEN TO AUDIO. Concerned residents gathered …

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Margate Homeowners Join Forces with North Beach & St. Leonard’s in Ventnor

The Margate Homeowners Association (MHA) has entered into a coalition with other Absecon Island neighborhood associations. The MHA has joined the ‘Coalition of Absecon Island Communities’. The coalition is currently made up of the following associations. Chelsea Neighborhood Association St. Leonard’s Association North Beach Ventnor Residents Association The Margate Homeowners Association of New Jersey MHA …

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Downbeach Business Buzz

Former Sun Bank on the corner of Atlantic and Surrey in Ventnor has finally been torn down. Except for their safe. For now. Italian eatery Tutto Fresco in Ventnor is no more. Property being converted into office space, as neighboring Hansen Foundation expands. Who will take over the retail space once occupied by Paper Chase, …

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