Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Homeowners at risk of foreclosure can get assistance in South Huntington and Freeport this week.
The state Department of Financial Services will send its mobile foreclosure prevention van to the South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The van will visit Freeport Village Hall, 46 N. Ocean Ave., on Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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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. This week she focused on recent big-ticket sales.
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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A model train layout in the basement of this Cutchogue home, listed for $1.994 million, can stay with the house for the right price.
It sits atop a 10-by-24-foot cabinet. It was installed about 20 years ago for the owner's late husband’s model train collection. “It took a lot of work, a lot of plans to build the train set, but it was his hobby,” says seller Barbara Tyree.
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Carson Daly, host of NBC's highly rated music competition show "The Voice," is in contract to buy a $6.499 million home in Manhasset, according to real estate records and people familiar with the deal.
The six-bedroom, five-bath, four-half-bath brick Colonial is on 1.3 acres with an in-ground pool, pool house and bluestone patio, according to the listing with Marybeth Avallone of...Read more »
A 2-acre oceanfront property on exclusive Meadow Lane in Southampton sold Thursday for $23 million, according to the website of the real estate firm with the listing.
There is an 8,000-square-foot house on the land, which is located between the Atlantic Ocean and Coopers Neck Pond. Built in 1930, the house has nine bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, two half-baths and "room for pool."
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A 21.9-acre peninsula on Asharoken's Duck Island recently sold for $7 million, according to real estate records.
The last asking price for the property was $8 million. It first came on the market in 2011 for $12 million.
The buyer was John Rittenhouse, a London resident who runs EDF Trading. The Asharoken native's father is a former village police commissioner; his mother sat on the...Read more »
If you don’t like dust bunnies collecting in the corner, eliminate the corners. And here’s a house that offers just that.
This round home in Medford is on the market for $399,900. It has three bedrooms, 31 / 2 bathrooms and was recently remodeled with new flooring, new kitchen and new bathrooms.
The vertical wood-sided house was built in 1985 and offers 2,300 square feet of living...Read more »
Fashion designer Vince Camuto's Southampton estate, on the market for more than $48 million, is in contract.
The asking price for the Nine West co-founder's 10,000-square-foot oceanfront home, located on 5.14 acres on storied Gin Lane, is $48 million. But the transfer price is expected to be higher because the buyer is purchasing an additional nine acres of land, says Tim Davis of The Corcoran...Read more »
Sellers. Paul and Linda Pusak
Address. 835 Anthony Dr., Lindenhurst
Asking price. $600,000
The basics. Four-bedroom, three-bath contemporary on a .17 acre lot.
The competition. A waterfront home on West Bayview Avenue is listed for $600,000.
Recent sale in the area. There are no comparable recent sales in the area.
Taxes. $17,273, plus monthly homeowner association...Read more »
Interested in a Garden City classic? One of six remaining Apostle Homes is on the market for $1.725 million.
Built in the early 1870s, the Apostle homes were part of Alexander Turney Stewart’s vision when he created one of America’s earliest planned communities, which is known for its wide avenues, tree-lined streets and elegant homes.
Apostle Homes, designed by John Kellum, feature...Read more »