Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island
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Nearly every national housing and population trend points to an increased demand for rental living. Younger adults are seeking out the lifestyle that downtown areas provide and baby boomers are downsizing as they reach retirement. Yet Long Island is woefully unprepared to meet these needs, according to a report released this week by the Regional Plan Association, a research and advocacy organization.
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Modular apartment buildings just might be the next big real estate trend to hit the region. New York City’s first prefabricated building, the Stack, a 28-unit, six-story apartment building in the Inwood section, recently went up -- and now Nassau County has its first.
Village Lofts, a modular 29-unit residential rental complex on Front Street in Hempstead is slated for occupancy in early October.
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The Clintons are renting an oceanview estate in the Hamptons the last two weeks of August, says a source close to the real estate transaction.
Huma Abedin, longtime aide to Hillary Clinton, brokered the deal, says the source. The wife of former congressman Anthony Weiner, who is hoping to win the Democratic nod to run for New York City mayor amid a sexting scandal, is expected to spend time...Read more »
With only days until the traditional Memorial Day to Labor Day summer rental season begins, at least two Long Beach real estate offices are facing a steep drop in summer rentals.
Joyce Coletti of Douglas Elliman Real Estate says she only has 14 inked leases for Long Beach properties so far – five houses and nine apartments. Last summer, she had roughly 80 summer rentals for the entire season.
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