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Southampton estate returns to market, for $98 million

The Southampton estate Wooldon Manor sold last year

(Credit: Chris Foster)

In the market for a Hamptons home? Got $98 million? You’re in luck – the historic oceanfront mansion known as Wooldon Manor is back on the market.

The 14.5-acre estate includes a 10,000-square-foot, English Tudor-style home, “stunning” pool, formal gardens, gazebo-greenhouse and tennis court, according to the Corcoran listing. Its previous residents include the Woolworth family and Edmund...

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Hamptons home under $1M: Westhampton

Here's your chance to live in the Hamptons

(Credit: Hampton Estates Realty)

Here’s your chance to live in the Hamptons at an un-Hamptons price — this two-bedroom, one-bathroom Westhampton home is listed for $399,000. “It was the perfect starter home,” says owner Frank Del Giudice, a construction project manager. “There aren’t that many starter homes in the area — not too many get-your-foot-in-the-door homes.”

Del Giudice bought the home in 2007 and started with an...

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A look at the Hamptons rental season

This estate in Southampton is available for rent

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

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. This week she talked to anchor Stone Grissom on some of the more interesting properties in the Hamptons available for rent this summer.

Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties....

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Some 'low end' moves in Hamptons

East Hampton shortly after sunrise. Despite rising mortgage

(Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin)

Buyers in the Hamptons scooped up less opulent homes to rebuild and renovate, leading to robust sales in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a market report released Thursday by The Corcoran Group.

Home sales in the Hamptons were up close to 50 percent at the end of last year, with 616 sales, compared to 421 sales in the fourth quarter of 2012, after superstorm Sandy. A significant number...

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Hamptons home prices 'uncharacteristically' strong in third quarter

The Watchcase Sag Harbor development is comprised of

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Don’t believe for a second that rising mortgage rates or economic uncertainty had much of an impact on the housing market in the Hamptons during the third quarter of this year. In fact, the median home price on Long Island’s East End increased 13 percent year-over-year to $940,000, according to a market report released today by The Corcoran Group brokerage.

The average price jumped 14 percent...

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Hamptons mansions reportedly no longer lure high-end buyers

This 10,000-square-foot mansion with Chinese-inspired detailing is located

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The superwealthy appear to be losing their appetite for oversized Hamptons homes. At least that's what a report filed today by American Public Media would have you believe.

The piece centered on Jeffrey Colle, a high-end design builder in the Hamptons, who hypothesized that "conspicuous wealth" has fallen out of vogue. As a result, he tells APM's "Marketplace" that...

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