Here are 10 home for sale in Nassau and Suffolk counties with tax bills less than $5,000.
Quogue: $899,900(Credit: Gordon M. Grant)
Taxes on this two-story house, which sits on a 0.30-acre lot, are $3,836 a year. The home, built in 2009, boasts three bedrooms and 2 1/2 marble bathrooms. The property, which has Quogue beach rights, also has a detached two-car heated garage and a heated driveway. Vicky Reynolds, Norma Reynolds Sotheby’s International Realty, 631-288-1050
Radiant heated wood floors run throughout the open area on the first level. The great room has a fireplace flanked by windows and cathedral ceilings. The master bedroom, with a fireplace and marble bathroom, is on the first floor and has French doors that open to the patio. The other two bedrooms are on the second level, and one has a private deck.
The granite kitchen — with rift oak cabinets, stainless steel appliances and a center island — features a dining area with French doors. The solar-powered house, with a surround sound system and central vacuum, includes a full basement.
Cold Spring Harbor: $599,000(Credit: Lucky to Live Here Realty)
This two-bedroom ranch is the lowest-priced home on the market within the Cold Spring Harbor School District, the listing agent says. The taxes on the 0.12-acre property, which is on a cul de sac, are $3,884. The home, with one full bathroom that includes a Jacuzzi, features “easy, one-level living,” says Elena D’Agostino of Lucky to Live Here Realty. Elena D’Agostino and Joyce Mennella, Lucky to Live Here Realty, 631-835-2759, 631-708-9995
Beyond the foyer is an office area and a living room-dining room combination with a stone fireplace, hardwood floors and French doors that open to a back deck.
The kitchen, separated by a breakfast bar, has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and vaulted ceilings. The master bedroom, also with vaulted ceilings, includes a walk-in closet. The home, which has an unfinished basement and a detached garage, has been updated within the past 10 years with new roofing, windows, plumbing, electric and central air conditioning.
Northport: $519,000(Credit: Signature Premier Properties)
This two-bedroom cottage, with taxes of $4,824, is across the street from a private beach and backs to marshes. “The lynchpin is the location,” says Howard Einhorn of Signature Premier Properties. “Makamah Beach sits right on the Long Island Sound.” The home, heated by propane, is situated on a 0.17-acre property on a cul de sac. Howard Einhorn, Signature Premier Properties, 516-297-7373
The family room includes sliding glass doors with a large half-moon window above and skylights in the vaulted ceilings. "It’s close to a 180-degree view,” Einhorn says. The kitchen has a Viking stove, Silestone counters and updated cabinetry. To each side of the main entry are sitting rooms that could be used as a living room or dining areas.
The family room and back deck offer views of the marshes and, in the distance, Crab Meadow Golf Course.
Freeport: $379,000(Credit: Keller Williams Realty)
This Colonial, with three bedrooms and one full bathroom, sits on a 52-by-132-foot lot and has annual property taxes of $4,992. A full-length covered porch lines the front of the house. Raphael Khan, Keller Williams Realty, 646-643-8367
The first level of the home boasts a foyer, living room and formal dining room with hardwood floors, an updated eat-in kitchen and a laundry area.
The master bedroom and two other bedrooms are on the second level. The home, equipped with new ductless air conditioning and a new boiler and hot-water heater, includes a partly finished basement.
East Hampton: $949,000(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
This three-bedroom Contemporary offers a 0.92-acre property in the Hamptons, with taxes of $4,759. The home, with hardwood floors throughout, also includes a full basement, an attached one-car garage and a front deck. Justin Agnello and James Keogh, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-267-7334, 631-267-7341
The 1981 home, with two full bathrooms, has an open floor plan with double-height ceilings in a living and dining area that also boasts a wood-burning fireplace flanked by dual sets of sliding glass doors.
The eat-in kitchen features oversized sliders that open to the back deck and tree-lined yard. The master bedroom, with a private bathroom, is on the first floor and also has sliding glass doors that open to a small patio. Two guest bedrooms and the other bathroom are on the second level.
Glen Cove: $219,000(Credit: Richard B. Arnold Real Estate)
This two-bedroom, one-bathroom condominium, with taxes of $4,350, is situated in the Cambridge Court development for residents ages 62 and older. The development, which the listing agent says is affordable senior housing with income restrictions, includes a gym, gazebo and recreation room with a dance floor and kitchen. John Langone, Richard B. Arnold Real Estate, 516-901-9116
The second-floor unit includes a living room with vaulted ceilings and a private terrace, a galley kitchen and a dining area.
The garden-style condo is situated a block away from the LIRR's Glen Street train station, shopping and eateries. “You can definitely get around without a car,” says John Langone of Richard B. Arnold Real Estate.
Port Jefferson: $459,900(Credit: Realty Connect USA)
This Colonial, built in 1880, has annual property taxes of $4,211. The home features three bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathrooms. “In the Port Jefferson School District, there are 29 houses on the market right now and this one has the lowest taxes of any of them,” says Sue Parlatore of Realty Connect USA. The 0.12-acre property is about a half-mile from the village strip on Main Street. Sue Parlatore, Realty Connect USA, 631-807-3148
An enclosed front porch, which is the full length of the house, opens to the living room. Hardwood floors run throughout the house, which also includes a dining room and an updated eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a skylight.
An outside entrance off the kitchen opens to a brick patio in the backyard. All three bedrooms and the full bathroom are on the upper level of the house, which also includes a partially finished basement and a detached two-car garage.
Ronkonkoma: $269,000(Credit: Keller WIlliams Realty)
This three-bedroom ranch, with taxes of $3,524, is situated in the corner of a 70-by-100-foot property, says the home’s listing agent. “So even though it’s a smaller property, the backyard is very spacious,” says Ralph Windschuh of Keller Williams Realty. The backyard includes a concrete patio. Ralph Windschuh, Keller Williams Realty, 631-495-4711
The roughly 800-square-foot home, built in 1947, underwent a series of upgrades about two years ago, Windschuh adds. That included the kitchen, which has granite countertops, maple cabinetry and tiled floors.
The kitchen, with a dining area, opens into the living room, which has oak flooring. The house, with gas heating and recessed lighting, has one full bathroom.
Dix Hills: $499,999(Credit: Signature Premier Properties)
This three-bedroom, two-bathroom Colonial, with taxes of $3,617, was fully renovated in 2016. “Everything in it is new, from the insulation all the way through to the plumbing and heating,” says Bobbi Feigenbaum of Signature Premier Properties. The flat half-acre property, within the Half Hollow Hills School District, includes an insulated but unfinished basement that is set up to have heat added, and a detached one-car garage. Bobbi Feigenbaum, Signature Premier Properties, 631-766-3249
The main entry of the house opens to an enclosed porch. Hardwood floors run throughout the living room, dining room and all three bedrooms, which are situated on the second floor.
The kitchen, which has ceramic tile floors and an outside entrance to the back patio, comes with an allowance for buyers of the home to select their own refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher and microwave, says Feigenbaum.
Melville: $299,900(Credit: Re/Max Beyond)
The property taxes for this 937-square-foot cottage, which offers two bedrooms and one full bathroom, are $4,165. The home, which was built in the 1930, backs to West Hills County Park, a roughly 900-acre wooded area that includes nature trails. Joy Tuxson, Re/Max Beyond, 631-988-3577
The house includes a living room-dining room combination that is lined with hardwood flooring.
The eat-in kitchen has an outside entrance that opens to a covered side porch. The 0.31-acre property, within the Half Hollow Hills School District, includes a detached one-car garage and a partial basement.