Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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An East Hampton house, on the market for $35 million, comes with something that winter-haters will love: snow-melting technology on the driveway, entrances and paths.
The 17,000-square-foot home is on five acres and takes in views of the surrounding 45-acre agricultural reserve.
“There is a great deal of privacy,” says John Healey, agent at Town & Country Real Estate, who is marketing...Read more »
A 2001 18-foot Dauntless Boston Whaler comes with a waterfront Hampton Bays home on the market for $1.699 million. “A house like that really needs a boat,” says seller Joseph Adamo. “I have my own private beach there, and you need a boat. You go water skiing, clamming. We tie a noodle to the back of the boat, and we drag kids on the noodle.”
Adamo adds that they mostly use the boat during...Read more »
For those who enjoy vintage architecture — and a pretty good story — this restored historic home in Port Jefferson Village doesn’t disappoint.
While the covered front porch with decorative rails lends curb appeal, the original double door is as attractive as it is unusual. It retains the original inlaid doorbell, which “is very loud and very cool,” says Maureen Fitzgibbon of Coach Realtors...Read more »
A house in Quogue, now on the market for $4.595 million, went through major renovations in 2007 when the owners called upon Peter Curto, of Curto and Curto Builders, to create an 8,154-square-foot home with a chic beach-house feel. “It’s a work of art,” says Lynn November, listing agent with Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
Detailed woodwork, from the foyer and grand staircase to the arched doorways...Read more »
Seller Steve Thompson
Address 15 Walnut Ave., East Quogue
Asking price $699,000
The basics A three-bedroom, 2-1/2-bath restored vintage home on .69 acre
The competition A three-bedroom, two-bath ranch on Sunset Avenue is listed at $695,000.
Recent sale in the area A Victorian on the same street sold in October for $575,000.
Time on the market...Read more »
Newsday's 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 three high-end homes on the market. This week she quizzed anchor Stone Grissom on which house of the three commands the highest asking price. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see...Read more »
Long Island homes are not attracting much interest from the institutional investors that are snapping up thousands of properties in other regions.
In Suffolk County, home purchases by institutional investors -- that is, those buying 10 or more homes in a year -- made up 1.78 percent of the residential real estate market from 2011 through 2013, according to a report released Wednesday by RealtyTrac....Read more »
This Port Jefferson house is sexy, and the owner knows it.
Frank Edwards refers to it as the “Sexiest Home in Suffolk County” in its description on the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island website, where it is listed for $675,000.
He says he used the description because those who have visited the four-bedroom, 2½-bath home often describe it that way. He says he considers it a compliment....Read more »
Seller. Janice Dwyer
Address. 12 Irving St., Baldwin
Asking price. $349,000
The basics. A four-bedroom, two-bath stucco Tudor on a 40-by-127-foot lot.
The competition. A three-bedroom, two-bath home on Barth Drive is listed for $339,000.
Recent sale in the area. A home on the same street closed in December for $225,000.
Time on the market....Read more »