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Thursday, January 26, 2023   /   by Teresa Dipeso

Crest Best Fun Run & Swim Fest Paused Til 2024

The Borough of Wildwood Crest and local event production company DelMoSports LLC have mutually agreed to take a pause on two community events one which they have partnered since 2018. 
The Crest Best Run Fest and Crest Best Swim Fest will not be on the calendar of events for 2023. 

"As we come out of the Covid-19 pandemic, both DelMoSports and the Borough of Wildwood Crest have had to refocus efforts to make sure everything we do is a success for the community," said Wildwood Crest Mayor Don Cabrera. 

"With out Arts Pavilion being a major new initiative, and both groups having a full schedule of events on tap for 2023, [DelMoSports CEO] Stephen Del Monte, our recreation staff and I mutually agreed to put these two events on the back burner for now. We've agreed to revisit for 2024."
Added Del Monte: "We have really enjoyed getting these events up and running in my hometown. Let's see how 2023 goes and we'll reevaluate. In the meantime, we have plenty of swim, bik ...

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023   /   by Teresa Dipeso

Wineries, Breweries & Distilleries of Cape May County

If you enjoy wine, beer, or spirits, visiting one of Cape May County's many vineyards, breweries, and distilleries is a must-do, and makes for a great cold-weather activity at the Shore!
The Jersey Cape’s local breweries, wineries, and distilleries each have their own unique flair.  Safely tour the facilities and talk to the experts to learn how beer, wine, and spirits are made. Send your palate on a journey with tastings and bring your favorite flavor home in a growler or bottle.  
Nauti Spirits Distillery 
Nauti Spirits Distillery is located on a 60-acre farm between the Atlantic Ocean and the Delaware Bay and offers artisan spirits that have been handcrafted from locally harvested ingredients. The facility features a tour, a tasting room, and bottle shop. Innovative cocktails that use fresh ingredients are created onsite. Nauti Spirits Distillery is located at 916 Shunpike Road in Cape May, NJ 08204. For more information call (609) 770-3381 or visit ...

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023   /   by Teresa Dipeso

Do You Need A Pre-Approval Letter To Make An Offer?

Technically, the answer is no. However, it has become the common standard over recent years to include the pre-approval with the offer.  Submitting an offer without a pre-approval is a surefire way to have it rejected immediately, so there's no use in doing so (except for one big caveat, which is explained below)!  Think about it from the home-seller's point of view: why would they entertain an offer that can't be shown to really exist?  Talk is cheap, and pre-approvals show that you can actually afford what you are offering.  
What is mortgage pre-approval?
Basically, a mortgage pre-approval letter is a guarantee from a lender that it’s willing to finance your home purchase up to a certain dollar amount, based on financial info you’ve shared with it, such as your pay stubs and tax returns. Pre-approval should not be confused with pre-qualification.
These terms are often used interchangeably, but there is a big difference.&nbs ...

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Friday, January 20, 2023   /   by Teresa Dipeso

Cape May Named Most Charming Winter Getaway in NJ

OnlyInYourState.com just named Cape May as the most charming winter getaway in the state, and we couldn't agree more!   
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Here's what they had to say:
Of all the winter getaways in New Jersey, Cape May is one of the most charming. Yes, Cape May is known as an iconic summer destination, but the truth is that this enchanting New Jersey small town makes for a wonderful getaway year-round. In the wintertime, the crowds are few, but plenty of places are still open and welcoming travelers. By visiting in the off-season, you’ll get to see a side of this beloved coastal town that most never experience.
Cape May is well-known as a summer vacation spot. Its history as a resort began all the way back in the 1700s, with visitors often traveling from Philadelphia. By the 1800s, it was attracting visitors from New York, Baltimore, and Washington as well. Today Cape May averages over 10 million visitors a year.
Although many think of Ca ...

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Friday, January 20, 2023   /   by Teresa Dipeso

Avalon Featured in New Mystery Novel

Local author Jane Kelly's newest novel (released last week( is being published by Plexus Publishing, Inc., the independent publisher of the New York Times bestseller, turned hit HBO show, Boardwalk Empire!  

Some of her past mystery thrillers have featured Ocean City, Ventnor, Cape May, Atlantic City; and now, it's Avalon's turn! 

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Here is what you can expect in Kelly's "Strangers in the Avalon Dunes":
After the turbulence of her last adventure, Meg Daniels swears she never wants to help someone find a lost loved one ever again. She settles into a lazy routine in an upscale home in the high dunes of Avalon, New Jersey, housesitting for a friend of her fiancé, Andy Beck, for several months.
However, Meg finds she can't outrun her reputation. When a young woman asks Meg to find her long-lost grandfather, Ken Patterson, Meg just can't say no. In 1977, Ken, a wealthy attorney, decided he was born too soon. He ...

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