Ventnor goes bougie, but has the Jersey Shore left the middle class behind?

Husband and wife, Ryan Slaven and Vanessa Wong on the Dorset Avenue Bridge in Ventnor City, New Jersey on Friday, June 24, 2022.  Slaven and Wong will open a new wine store and market at the foot of the bridge.  They are part of a wave of new businesses and residences that are transforming shore towns like Ventnor City.

VENTNOR, NJ – The lunchtime white pants crowd bruised outside The Dorset in Ventnor Heights as the new owners of Florida Cold Cuts & Liquor on Ventnor Ave advertised the just-arrived shipment of craft whiskey. Never mind that the old owners, Vern and Marion Sutley, were still hanging around teaching the new guys at Steve … Read more

Housing market slows retreat from rising seas and bigger storms | News from North Carolina

Housing market slows retreat from rising seas and bigger storms |  News from North Carolina

By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press Chuck and Terry Nowiski lived in their cottage-style farmhouse with a wraparound porch for 36 years before it was flooded. After Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, they said “yes” to the state’s offer to buy and demolish their home. Almost three years later, they are still waiting for the money. What’s … Read more

The real estate market in Boise continues to heat up

The real estate market in Boise continues to heat up

BOISE, Idaho – This article was originally published by Don Day in BoiseDev. Treasure Valley’s real estate market is clearly changing. But while speculation about what might happen next is rife, the hard data means it’s unclear what might lie ahead – especially in a fast-moving environment. For May 2022, Ada County and Canyon County … Read more