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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Anderson Cooper's other Hamptons home now for sale

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second

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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second Quiogue property up for sale after trying to rent it out. Cooper is asking $3.599 million for the English Country waterfront cottage.

The four-bedroom, 3½-bath home was built in 1928 — the year is carved into the center of the stone fireplace in living room — and was once a sports club for a nearby estate, according Douglas Elliman Real Estate...

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'Toy Story' screenplay writer selling Sagaponack home

This Sagaponack property comes with an art studio

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This Sagaponack property comes with an art studio and overlooks an agricultural reserve, so it comes as no surprise that the sellers are full of creativity. Alec Sokolow co-wrote the screenplay for “Toy Story” and was nominated for an Oscar, and his wife, Leslie, is a professional photographer known for her large-scale abstract photographs of beaches and other natural features.

The home recently...

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Open House Watch: See 12 Bellmore homes this weekend

This house at 2533 Lisa Ct. in Bellmore

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This four-bedroom, 2½-bathroom split-style home on Lisa Court in Bellmore is on the market for $469,000. Listing agent Pam Miller of Century 21 Prevete Hirsch (516-783-5900) says the house, which has a full basement, did not sustain damage in superstorm Sandy. “The best thing about this house is it has a great flow for entertaining,” Miller says. “There is a formal dining room beside the eat-in-kitchen,...

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Why you should buy their house in East Islip

Mark Petzolt and Sydell Marks in what they

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Seller: Mark Petzolt

Address: 118 Shinnecock Lane, East Islip

Asking price: $549,999

The basics: A four-bedroom, three-bath farm ranch on a .46-acre lot furnished with a whole-house propane generator

The competition: A four-bedroom, three-bath Colonial on Menasha Lane is listed for $559,000.

Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom ranch on Menasha Lane sold May 1 for...

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News 12: See 3 luxe South Shore homes

The dining room at the Hampton Designer Showhouse

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Newsday LI Home editor Valerie Kellogg appeared on News 12 Long Island Tuesday night, as she does every Tuesday night around 7:15, to talk about high-end Long Island homes.

This week she took News 12's Stone Grissom on a tour of luxe South Shore homes. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments, click here.


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Former Southold inn comes with original details

A Southold farmhouse that was converted from a

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A Southold farmhouse that was converted from a single-family home to the Point o’ View Inn in the mid-1900s is on the market for $529,000.

Anna Walsh bought the farmhouse in the early 1900s and converted it from a single-family home to an inn, says Toby Marienseld, who is selling the home, which now belongs to her parents, with her sister Shannon Digate.

Marienseld’s family bought the...

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Lido Beach home where the living's up top

This Lido Beach house on the market for

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The third-floor observation deck at one Lido Beach house is used for far more than stargazing. “I’ve got everything up there,” says homeowner Marc Binder, who has the house on the market for $1,925 million. “There’s lights ... speakers for music, electric and running water.”

Binder uses this deck as another living space with outdoor lounge chairs to relax and enjoy panoramic views of the ocean.


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Polo player's Old Westbury getaway for sale

This Georgian style brick Colonial in Old Westbury

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About 90 years ago, Robert Strawbridge Jr., of the Strawbridge & Clothier department store family in Philadelphia, hired noted architect William Lawrence Bottomley to design this brick Georgian Colonial in Old Westbury as a little getaway on the Gold Coast.

Built in 1926, the three-story home was originally part of a more-than-100-acre estate where Strawbridge, a star polo player, had...

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Babylon home designed to withstand the elements

The 5,000-square-foot house in Babylon is listed for

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This waterfront home in Babylon, listed for $2.5 million, was built to last. It is made of multiple masonry products.

Michel Zack, one of two partners who own the property, is in the home-construction business. He is of Czechoslovakian descent and very proud of the house, saying, “It is spotless and very European.”

The 5,000-square-foot home was completed in 2006 after five years of...

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Daniel Gale Sotheby's buys Garden City firm

Taylor Warner Realty of Garden City.

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Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty has acquired a Garden City brokerage, the Cold Spring Harbor-based realty company announced Monday.

The brokerage, Taylor Warner, is Garden City’s longest-running independent realty company, according to Daniel Gale Sotheby’s. Taylor Warner was founded in 1919, and since 1952 has been owned by members of the same family.  Bob Krener bought the...

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