Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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An East Hampton house, on the market for $35 million, comes with something that winter-haters will love: snow-melting technology on the driveway, entrances and paths.
The 17,000-square-foot home is on five acres and takes in views of the surrounding 45-acre agricultural reserve.
“There is a great deal of privacy,” says John Healey, agent at Town & Country Real Estate, who is marketing...Read more »
Seller Steve Thompson
Address 15 Walnut Ave., East Quogue
Asking price $699,000
The basics A three-bedroom, 2-1/2-bath restored vintage home on .69 acre
The competition A three-bedroom, two-bath ranch on Sunset Avenue is listed at $695,000.
Recent sale in the area A Victorian on the same street sold in October for $575,000.
Time on the market...Read more »
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 three high-end homes on the market. This week she quizzed anchor Stone Grissom on which house of the three commands the highest asking price. Here's the clip, in case you missed it, with a list of the agents representing each of the properties. To see...Read more »
This Port Jefferson house is sexy, and the owner knows it.
Frank Edwards refers to it as the “Sexiest Home in Suffolk County” in its description on the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island website, where it is listed for $675,000.
He says he used the description because those who have visited the four-bedroom, 2½-bath home often describe it that way. He says he considers it a compliment....Read more »
The three-sided fireplace at one Colonial in Merrick, on the market for $1.199 million, may be the warmest feature of the house.
The gas fireplace is surrounded by the front room, living room and dining room and is visible from most rooms in the house. The homeowner built a marble top over it.
Susan Sorid of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, who is listing the property, describes the fireplace...Read more »
Nassau County’s housing market is on the rise, more than a year after superstorm Sandy devastated the region.
Homes in Nassau fetched a median price of $430,000 in January, up 7.5 percent from a year earlier, according to a report Friday by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.
Suffolk’s real estate market, which wasn’t hit as hard by Sandy, did not show the same strength. There,...Read more »
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....Read more »
A Long Beach home built in the style of a Tuscan villa is eye-catching both inside and out. Completed around 1920, it is on the market for $1.25 million.
Seller Xavier Ceniceros painted the stucco exterior of the mansion baby blue after he and his family moved in seven years ago. If the curb appeal with a full-width front veranda isn’t enough, the entry hall also is impressive, with 20-foot...Read more »
Expect to see another A-lister in the Hamptons this summer -- actress Scarlett Johansson.
Johansson has purchased a home in Amagansett, a source close to the deal says. She bought the four-bedroom, 4½-bath house through a limited liability company called Hispaniola Trust, paying $2.2 million, public records show. Although news of the sale is making headlines this week, the transaction took...Read more »
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 focused on some of Long Island's most exclusive 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, click here:
SANDS POINT PROPERTY:
Nicholas...Read more »