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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Curved staircase distinguishes 1936 Rockville Centre home

This Rockville Centre Tudor-style home, built in 1936,

(Credit: Coach Real Estate Assoc. Inc.)

It was the curved stairway of this 1936 Tudor-style home in Rockville Centre, now on the market for $1.895 million, that sealed the deal when the current homeowners bought the property almost two decades ago. Situated in the two-story entry foyer, the staircase is one of the original architectural details that has been restored and meticulously maintained, says Helen Frey, listing agent with Coach...

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Open House Watch: 14 Port Jefferson area homes

This house at 17 Wisconsin Ave. in Port

(Credit: Coach Realtors)

This four-bedroom, 2½-bathroom Colonial at 17 Wisconsin Ave. in Port Jefferson Station was built in 1996. It is on the market for $499,990. “It is like a showcase when you walk in — everything is done professionally,” says listing agent Mary Ann Steinmeyer of Coach Realtors of Port Jefferson (631-928-5484). The home has a finished basement, a master suite and a two-story foyer. “The home has a...

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Why you should buy their house in Rocky Point

Anne and Manny and Giuffre in their Rocky

(Credit: Ed Betz)

Sellers: Manny and Anne Giuffre

Address: 39 Merritts Path, Rocky Point

Asking price: $439,999

The basics: A five-bedroom, 2½-bath center-hall Colonial on .52 acre

The competition: A similar-size Colonial on Hallock Lane is listed for $425,000.

Recent sale in the area: A ranch around the corner sold Oct. 28 for $310,000.

Taxes: $12,976

Time on the market:...

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Why you should buy their house in Stony Brook

Greg and Linda Bonasera show the open living

(Credit: Steve Pfost)

Sellers: Greg and Linda Bonasera

Address: 1 Sycamore Dr., Stony Brook

Asking price: $489,000

The basics: A five-bedroom, four-bath Colonial on a .40-acre lot

The competition: A five-bedroom, 4½-bath Colonial on Stony Brook Road is listed for $589,000.

Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom, 2½-bath Colonial on Stratton Lane sold Feb. 14 for $457,500.

Taxes: $13,260

Time...

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Open House Watch: See 6 Greenlawn homes this weekend

This house at 111 Darrow Lane in Greenlawn

(Credit: Coach Realtors)

This five-bedroom, three-bathroom high-ranch on Darrow Lane in Greenlawn is on the market for $679,000. “This is a very spacious high-ranch . . . unusually spacious,” says listing agent William Stauffer of Coach Realtors (631-757-4000). “It was a custom-built home originally. It has a lot of custom additions and details in the house.”

The home also includes a two-bedroom apartment on the lower...

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Rich Cribs: Builder re-lists Centerport home he sold in 2001

Anthony Porco built the house in 2000, sold

(Credit: Handout)

Anthony Porco owned his five-bedroom, 4½-bathroom Mediterranean-style home in Centerport during two periods in 11 years — with a 10-year break. He built the house in 2000, sold it in 2001 and bought it back in 2011.

It’s now on the market again, priced at $1,599,950.

On the second ownership, he started over, gutting and renovating the three-story home. There are two master suites, radiant-heat...

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