Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Long Island's supply of homes for sale is at its lowest level in at least two years, by one measure.
It would take just under five-and-a-half months to sell all 6,988 homes listed in Nassau County at the current pace of sales, according to a Newsday analysis of data supplied by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. In Suffolk County, it would take almost eight months to sell all 10,271...Read more »
SELLER. Darlene Roma ADDRESS. 6 Cayla Lane, Port Jefferson Station ASKING PRICE. $649,900 THE COMPETITION. A five-bedroom Colonial on Sweet Woods Court is listed for $546,900. RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A four-bedroom Victorian on Janet Street sold in mid-May for $350,000. TAXES. $13,385 TIME ON THE MARKET. Since March LISTING AGENT. The homeowner, who is selling the home privately, can be reached...Read more »
A 21-room brick mansion in Oyster Bay Cove, once part of the Four Winds estate, is on the market for $3.6 million (click here for more photos). It was built in 1928 and designed by the architectural firm of Delano & Aldrich for Gerard Beekman Hoppin, a stockbroker, and his wife, Rosina Sherman Hoyt, a grandniece of William T. Sherman, a Civil War general.
The home’s curved foyer...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 high-end homes on the market.
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.
UPPER BROOKVILLE PROPERTY
Karyn Rotter, Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes...Read more »
This house in Greenport may be part of the town’s history, but it’s far from traditional.
It was originally a speak-easy during Prohibition, a bakery in the 1930s and ’40s, and was home to Rouse’s Market until 1991, when the current owners transformed it into a three-bedroom house. It’s currently on the market for $419,000.
Seller Sandra Jackowski says she and her husband, Andrzej Grzybowski,...Read more »
The late architect Horace Gifford’s modern and naturalistic Fire Island beach houses don’t come on the market very often. This new listing on the bay, with a $1.25 million asking price, is particularly rare because it was a collaboration between Gifford and architect Harry Bates, who took up the project in 1966 after Gifford became ill, says listing agent Doreen Katen of Fire Island Properties.
The...Read more »
Former Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro is trying to sell his Upper Brookville home.
On the market for $5.9 million, the home features a professional gym, theater with a wet bar and top-of-the-line appliances, according to the listing with Karyn Rotter of Shawn Elliott Luxury Homes & Estates.
The five-bedroom, 4-1/2-bath brick house is in a grandly designed cul-de-sac within a...Read more »
If you decide to attend the Designers’ Open House at Cedar Knolls in Laurel Hollow Thursday, you might see law enforcement officers at the entrance.
That’s because the organizers of the Ridge Road show house -- where local designers decorated the inside and outside of the circa-1930 Georgian-style mansion -- are locked in a battle with the village about whether the event can go on.
Village...Read more »
Most people who live in the area know this Huntington Bay Tudor by sight, but may not know its history. Built in 1930 by poet and artist Vera Hammann, it was named Far Horizons for its views of Huntington Bay and the Connecticut coastline. Hammann later used the name for one of her books of poetry.
It is also believed to have been a temporary home to Elizabeth Taylor, when she may have rented...Read more »