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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Billy Joel finds buyer for Sagaponack home

Billy Joel's Sagaponack home stayed "bone dry" during

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Billy Joel may soon be “movin’ out” of his waterfront home in Sagaponack.

Nancy Mizrahi of Saunders & Associates, the listing agent for the 5,500-square-foot house, confirmed that it recently went into contract. The house has been on the market for $19.95 million since June. Mizrahi said it will close “pretty soon,” though she declined to provide any more details on the potential buyer.

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Columnist selling Atlantic Beach pad

This modern beachfront house in Atlantic Beach on

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This modern beachfront home has provided one Manhattan resident with an escape from the city, but without the three-hour drive to the East End. Daily News columnist and novelist Linda Stasi recently listed her six-bedroom, 3½-bathroom Atlantic Beach home for $3.799 million.

“You’re on the same ocean as the Hamptons,” says Stasi.

The home has been used for fashion shoots and served as...

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Anderson Cooper's other Hamptons home now for sale

CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second

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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is putting his second Quiogue property up for sale after trying to rent it out. Cooper is asking $3.599 million for the English Country waterfront cottage.

The four-bedroom, 3½-bath home was built in 1928 — the year is carved into the center of the stone fireplace in living room — and was once a sports club for a nearby estate, according Douglas Elliman Real Estate...

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News 12: Go inside celebrity homes

Billy Joel is trying to sell this Sagaponack

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 on a tour of the 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.

SAGAPONACK...

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Former Madeleine Albright home in Upper Brookville for sale

Madeleine Albright, the first woman to be U.S.

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Madeleine Albright, the first female Secretary of State who served President Bill Clinton, called this Upper Brookville mansion home starting in the 1960s. The seven-bedroom home was recently listed for $2.998 million.

Albright, 77, was married to Joseph Medill Patterson Albright, whose aunt, Alicia Patterson, founded Newsday in 1940. He also helped run Newsday after his aunt died in 1963.

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Kardashian sisters rent Hamptons home, report says

Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian have rented a 9,000-square-foot

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Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian have rented a waterfront 9,000-square-foot mansion in North Sea for the summer, said sources with knowledge of the deal.

The sisters, who raised the ire of locals when word got out that they had rented a space in Southampton Village for their DASH boutique, will presumably be filming part of their new E! show, "Kourtney & Khloé Take the Hamptons," in the five-bedroom,...

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Source: Comedian Louis C.K. buys Shelter Island home

Comedian Louis C.K. recently purchased this Westmoreland Drive

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Comedian Louis C.K. has joked that if he had $85 billion he would “buy every baseball team and make them all wear dresses.” While he hasn’t gone that far, C.K. has purchased a Tudor-style home on Shelter Island that once hosted baseball legend Babe Ruth, says a source close to the deal.

C.K. closed on the 2-acre waterfront estate on May 20 for $2.44 million, says the source. The home had originally...

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Quiogue house has views for miles

The second-floor master bedroom of the Quiogue home

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A house on Quiogue that was once home to the late Richard Clurman, former head of Time-Life News Service and an editorial director at Newsday, is on the market for $3.5 million.

Clurman was one of several media and literary celebrities linked to the community, including CNN television anchor Anderson Cooper and Budd Schulberg, the Academy Award-winning screenplay writer of “On the Waterfront.”...

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Rent Paris Hilton's family's Hamptons pad this summer

Paris Hilton's family owns this Water Mill estate,

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While there are no Hilton hotels in the Hamptons, you can rent a Hilton house in the Hamptons this summer.

Back on the rental market this year is Rick and Kathy Hilton’s 10,500-square-foot home on 2.7 acres of land in Water Mill. (Those are Paris Hilton's parents.) With 10 bedrooms and 10½ newly renovated baths (which includes those on the lower level), the Gambrel home comes with the requisite...

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Cornelia Guest sells Old Westbury's Templeton

Templeton, the Old Westbury estate owned by the

After two years, Cornelia Guest has sold her family’s fabled Old Westbury estate for $5.8 million, but she is unsure of the fate of the property that has hosted royalty, U.S. presidents and hordes of celebrities.

Guest closed on the sale of the 29-room home where she grew up last week. Responding to word that Templeton is going to be torn down, Guest tells Newsday that she has no idea what...

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