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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Open House Watch: See 6 Greenlawn homes this weekend

This house at 111 Darrow Lane in Greenlawn

(Credit: Coach Realtors)

This five-bedroom, three-bathroom high-ranch on Darrow Lane in Greenlawn is on the market for $679,000. “This is a very spacious high-ranch . . . unusually spacious,” says listing agent William Stauffer of Coach Realtors (631-757-4000). “It was a custom-built home originally. It has a lot of custom additions and details in the house.”

The home also includes a two-bedroom apartment on the lower...

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News 12: See an indoor hockey studio in Old Westbury, and more

This eight-bedroom Old Westbury home has a hockey

(Credit: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)

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

OLD WESTBURY HOME:

Aileen Murstein (516- 317-6007) and Malcolm Kastin (516-236-2280),...

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One lot, four houses in Westhampton

This Westhampton property, which backs up to Beaver

(Credit: Hampton Estates)

Here’s a rare opportunity to own multiple Hamptons dwellings with one transaction -- four houses on one lot in Westhampton, for $1.395 million.

“There’s a four-bedroom, a three-bedroom and two two-bedroom homes, with a total of nine full bathrooms,” says listing agent Craig Amodemo of Hampton Estates.

There are a total of 24 rooms, and the homes were built in 1991, according to the listing.

The...

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Brookville's Birdsong has music within and without

This contemporary house in Brookville is called Birdsong

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

A contemporary home in Brookville, on the market for $4.388 million, is tuned for sound and music. The current owners dubbed the property Birdsong for the nightly chorus of birds heard around the lush two-acre landscape, says Jyll Kata, listing agent with Patricia Santella of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

Inside, sounds of water emanate from a waterfall wall between the great room and the large...

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Artful Munsey Park home goes into contract

This house in the Village of Munsey Park

(Credit: Spruce Realty Inc.)

A house in the Village of Munsey Park that was designed and built by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1933 is under contract. It is listed for $1.25 million with Ann Lynch of Spruce Realty Co.

“It has all the amenities of the years gone by,” says Sara Rubio, whose late mother owned the home. “There was a bell under the dining room table so the help would know when they needed to be served,...

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Why you should buy their house in Garden City

Kate and Anthony Trani with their daughters Mia,

(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Sellers: Anthony and Kate Trani

Address: 60 Willow St., Garden City

Asking price: $769,000

The basics: A three-bedroom, 2½-bath Tudor on a 50-by-100-foot lot

The competition: A Colonial on Poplar Street is listed for $719,000.

Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Tudor on Locust Street sold in mid-February for $888,000.

Taxes: $15,249

Time on...

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Beachy $1.795M Amagansett house is only 600 square feet

This 600-square-foot modern beach house in Amagansett is

(Credit: The Corcoran Group / Chris Foster)

A 600-square-foot modern beach house in Amagansett, on the market for $1.795 million, is the smallest that architect Paul Masi says he has ever built.

The property was bought by the owners in the 1960s, however they only started developing the land 10 years ago, says Masi. He says it took them almost that long to arrange a permit for construction, and they had to build small due to  restrictions...

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Homeowners to learn about security, tech at Melville expo

Mitch Pally, chief executive of the Long Island

(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Long Islanders can learn about home monitoring and security technology at an exposition on Wednesday in Melville.

More than 100 exhibitors will offer advice and information on products such as smartphone-based home monitoring and geo-fencing, a technology that allows parents to monitor their children’s locations. The expo also will include information on new homes, rentals, remodeling, commercial...

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Open House Watch: See 5 houses in Westbury this weekend

This house at 1985 Valentines Rd. in Westbury

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

This three-bedroom, three-bathroom expanded ranch on Valentines Road in Westbury is on the market for $599,990. “It is a beautiful ranch with an in-ground pool in a really nice area,” says listing agent Nina Naqvi of Douglas Elliman Real Estate (516-621-3555).

The house has hardwood floors and a fireplace in the living room. “The home has a huge, beautiful finished basement” says Naqvi, adding...

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Why you should buy their house in Brookhaven

Keith and Edith Wilson have put their custom-built,

(Credit: Johnny Milano)

Sellers: Edith and Keith Wilson

Address: 170 Beaver Dam Rd., Brookhaven.

Asking price: $750,000

The basics: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial with central air-conditioning, a 20-by-40-foot in-ground pool and an abundance of closets on 1.88 acres.

The competition: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on Beaverbrook Drive is listed for $629,000.

Recent sale in the area: There...

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