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Jersey Shore workers struggle to find middle-class homes

“We know there is a shortage, a significant shortage of affordable housing in New Jersey, but the middle class is getting squeezed as well,” said Will Irving. “And it’s getting harder and harder for young families to afford to buy a house.”

Arena near American Dream could get $2B replacement under new proposal

A massive new convention center and hotel in the New Jersey Meadowlands could cost more than $2.1 billion, but the project would generate far more than that for the local economy, supporters said on Friday. The proposal Friday by the Meadowlands Chamber of Commerce...

More Millennials Are Leaving the Nest to Form Their Own Households

From 2016 to 2021, nearly every state saw a spike in the number of young adults between the ages of 25 and 44 forming new households, a development with far-reaching implications for state populations, economic growth and infrastructure. For many millennials, the...

Many More Single Women Than Men Are Homeowners. Here’s Why

On average, women earn 83 cents for every dollar a man makes — yet single women own roughly 10.7 million homes, compared to 8.1 million for single men, according to a recent analysis from LendingTree that looked at 2021 Census data. That’s a surprising statistic...

COVID-19 is giving many New Jersey suburbs a big boost

Most sectors of the commercial real estate market in New Jersey have been badly hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, but that’s not the case with residential real estate. It turns out home sales in many parts of the Garden State are doing great. According to Rutgers...

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