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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

News 12: See the Sands Point tunnel house, and more

This Sands Point estate, on the market for

(Credit: Laffey Fine Homes International)

Newsday 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 Long Island homes.

This week she took News 12's Stone Grissom and Lea Tyrrell on a tour of three luxe properties. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see past segments,...

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Annie Leibovitz shoots Hamptonites for real estate ad campaign

Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz shot Quincy Davis, a

(Credit: The Corcoran Group)

Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz took a break from the likes of Brad Pitt and Oprah Winfrey to snap photos of Long Islanders for a new real estate marketing campaign.

It’s all part of The Corcoran Group’s Live Who You Are advertisements, which attempt to show the connection between people and their homes. “Buying a home is an emotional decision, as it is often the truest reflection of...

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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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