Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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This month, Real LI has featured a handful of especially incredible homes currently on the market on Long Island. Tune in to News 12 Long Island at 7:15 p.m. Nov. 26 to see a video tour of each home (we'll attach the video after it airs) and then let us know which one you like best.
There's a 7,000-square-foot Sands Point home, listed for $2.88M by Ran Cho of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage,...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:
COVE NECK HOUSE
Margy Hargraves (516-384-4011) and Peggy Moriarty...Read more »
Long Island’s housing market posted strong gains last month, with sales surging by 41 percent compared to a year earlier.
In Suffolk County, the median closed sale price was $331,145 in October, 5.1 percent higher than a year before, and 1,187 homes changed hands, a rise of more than 46 percent compared to a year earlier, according to a report released Thursday by the Multiple Listing Service...Read more »
Sitting on a half-acre of central Shelter Island property is Greatfields, a 1788 house that was one of five homes on the 27-square-mile island built by the extended Havens family.
The four-bedroom home has 2½ bathrooms.
The house blends historic architectural elements such as wide plank floors and exposed beams with updated features such as high-end kitchen appliances and an...Read more »
A Muttontown home on the market for $3.699 million features many elaborate interior decorating highlights throughout the 5,500-square-foot space, including three fireplaces, a crystal chandelier, French doors and an oversized Caesar stone concrete center island in the kitchen.
“The owners say the island is so large it needs its own ZIP code,” says Daniel Gale’s Ann Pizaro, who is listing...Read more »
SELLER. Susan O’Donnell ADDRESS. 217 Oak St., Medford ASKING PRICE. $535,000 THE BASICS. Ranch, 4 bedrooms, 2½ baths, 1.11 acres. THE COMPETITION. A five-bedroom contemporary on .86 acre is listed for $499,900 RECENT SALE IN THE AREA. A ranch on a .36-acre lot on Oak Street sold in August for $315,000. TAXES. $15,144 TIME ON THE MARKET. Since May. LISTING AGENT. Danielle Curti, Winkler Real...Read more »
A new development on a long vacant piece of property in North Bellmore is almost half sold, with the 79 single-family homes now commanding prices north of $700,000.
About 40 percent of Country Pointe North Bellmore, which the Beechwood Organization has been building on a 17-acre former Army base that closed in 1996, has sold through pre-sales, says the developer's spokeswoman Kathy Sheck.
“It...Read more »
The sellers of a 13-room Lloyd Harbor home, listed for $6.249 million, designed it to accentuate its natural surroundings.
“I worked very closely with the architect -- I didn’t want a two-story wall of stone and brick,” says owner Roxanne Schwartz, a homemaker. “I wanted something that fit into the natural beauty of the North Shore.”
She and her husband purchased the property in...Read more »
This Dix Hills home, listed for $829,000 with Myra Diamond of Signature Premier Properties, features a 30-by-15-foot oval putting green on a hill in the home’s sprawling backyard. It is located on its own separate level of land downhill from the home’s pool and patio, says Diamond.
The hillside putting green makes it ideal for any golfer to “replicate any putt on a real golf course on the...Read more »
A brick church in Glen Cove, designed by famed architects Delano & Aldrich, the same firm that created what is now Oheka Castle, is on the market for $899,000.
The church can remain as is or be converted into a house, says Paul Mateyunas of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.
The building -- First Church-Christ Scientist Glen Cove -- is in a residential community surrounded...Read more »