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Billy Joel finds buyer for Sagaponack home

Billy Joel's Sagaponack home stayed "bone dry" during

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Billy Joel may soon be “movin’ out” of his waterfront home in Sagaponack.

Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates, the listing agent for the 5,500-square-foot house, confirmed that it recently went into contract. The house has been on the market for $19.95 million since June. Mizrahi said it will close “pretty soon,” though she declined to provide any more details on the potential buyer.

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News 12: Upper Brookville bowling alley home, and more

This Upper Brookville estate, which is for sale,

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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 Lea Tyrrell on a tour of three luxe 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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Open House Watch: See 12 Manorville homes this weekend

This house at 7 Manorage Rd., Manorville, is

This six-bedroom, 3½-bathroom expanded Colonial on Manorage Road in Manorville is listed for $475,000. “It’s a really cool house,” says listing agent Patricia Texeira of Coldwell Banker M&D Goodlife. “There is a separate wing of the house that has two bedrooms, a bath and a large living area." The home features hardwood and ceramic floors throughout, tray ceilings, wainscoting, custom moldings...

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Cutchogue property comes with ice house

This 5-bedroom farmhouse with six outbuildings on 2.16

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At first glance, the farmhouse and its six outbuildings on 2.16 acres in Cutchogue listed for sale for $969,000 could be straight from the farm scenes in “The Wizard of Oz.”

The main building, a circa 1840 farmhouse, has five bedrooms and 1½ baths and remains largely original. “It’s very, very rare to find an original farmhouse that hasn’t been altered to come on the market,” says listing...

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Why you should buy their house in Patchogue

Diane and Mike Keil in the sitting room

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Sellers:  Diane and Mike Keil

Address:  72 Patchogue Ave., Patchogue

Asking price:  $312,500

The basics:  A three-bedroom, 1½-bath Colonial on a 60-by-100-foot lot

The competition:  A three-bedroom Colonial on Risley Road is listed for $274,900.

Recent sale in the area:  A four-bedroom, two-bath ranch on Sherman Street sold May 27 for $265,000.

Taxes: ...

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Hewlett home comes with waterwheel

This Hewlett home on the market in July

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate / Chuck Danas Photography)

Builder John Cusumano built this Hewlett Colonial, on the market in the range of $1.25 million to $1.375 million, for himself.

“Everything was done for his personal use — it’s very over the top,” says Thomas Tripodi of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is listing the house with Gil Shemtov.

As you enter the house, there is a stream with a waterwheel. In the living room, there is a silver...

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Columnist selling Atlantic Beach pad

This modern beachfront house in Atlantic Beach on

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This modern beachfront home has provided one Manhattan resident with an escape from the city, but without the three-hour drive to the East End. Daily News columnist and novelist Linda Stasi recently listed her six-bedroom, 3½-bathroom Atlantic Beach home for $3.799 million.

“You’re on the same ocean as the Hamptons,” says Stasi.

The home has been used for fashion shoots and served as...

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Chateau, palazzo or North Shore mansion?

On the market in July 2014 for $11.8

Is this mansion in Mill Neck or on the Mediterranean? Listed for $11.8 million, the 15,000-square-foot, nine-bedroom home looks like it could be in Europe.

Built in 1915, it has a two-story great room with 16-foot ceilings and arched floor-to-ceiling windows.

On the first floor, off the front entrance hallway, is a billiards room and media room with a ceiling that looks like the night...

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Sellers to try to auction off Kings Point property

A unique parcel of land located in Kings

A unique parcel of land located in Kings Point is going on auction Wednesday night.

The 40,000-square-foot waterfront property features a 400-foot driveway that leads to a 3,700-square-foot seven-bedroom, 2.5-bath Contemporary-style home resting on a half peninsula with 395 feet of frontage on Manhasset Bay. There is a 14-foot elevation and an additional 20,000 square feet of usable shoreline.

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Anderson Cooper's other Hamptons home now for sale

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

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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