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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Call it Riverhead's beach chalet

This chalet-style house in Riverhead comes with deeded

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People usually associate chalets with ski vacations. This chalet-style house in Riverhead is not near the slopes, but comes instead with deeded Reeves Park beach rights. Built in 1987 and nestled in the woods, it’s on the market for $429,000.

About 1,500 square foot, this cedar-sided home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There’s a fireplace in the living room to use in the winter and...

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Historic Stony Brook house for sale

This house is said to be one of

(Credit: Robert Harvey)

One of the oldest houses in Stony Brook is on the market for $669,000.

The home dates back to the mid-1800s, with the original construction purported to be even earlier -- in the 1700s. The deed history implies there wasn’t a home on the site before 1853, but houses in that era often were moved.

The house is marked by a plaque that says, “This old salt box, one of the oldest in Stony...

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Anderson Cooper selling one of his Quiogue homes

CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper just listed one

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper just listed one of two waterfront homes he owns in Quiogue, according to the website marketing the property.

Cooper is asking $2.999 million for the 2.4-acre property, which has a pool. (You can see the house here.) It contains a 3,654-square-foot cottage built in 1946 with two fireplaces that's located on Aspatuck Creek. It has five bedrooms, five bathrooms...

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Why you should buy their house in Wantagh

Joe and Linda Parent are selling their Wantagh

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Sellers: Linda and Joe Parent

Address: 2124 Cypress St., Wantagh

Asking price: $599,999

The basics: A three-bedroom, two-bath Colonial on a 75-by-100-foot lot

The competition: A five-bedroom, four-bath high-ranch on Beech Street is listed for $549,999.

Recent sale in the area: A four-bedroom, two-bath Cape on Cypress Street closed in early December for $480,000.

Taxes:...

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News 12: Tour three luxe North Fork homes

This home in Peconic sits 45 feet above

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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 three high-end homes on the market that are located on the North Fork.

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...

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Richard Gere slashes North Haven home's price by $9M

An aerial of Richard Gere's North Haven home.

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Strongheart, an historic manor house poised on a six-acre bay-front parcel in the village of North Haven, hasn't sold despite the fact that it is owned by Richard Gere. Now the actor has lowered the asking price by $9 million, according to the website for the agency listing the property.

The 12-bedroom, 12-bath house -- which was built in 1890 and renovated by its current owners -- was first...

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LIers facing foreclosure can get help from state agency

The center is run by the state Department

Long Island homeowners at risk of foreclosure can seek assistance on Friday in Baldwin.

The state Department of Financial Services will offer guidance to homeowners at Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave. The agency’s van will be stationed there from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Homeowners should bring relevant documents, such as records of mortgage payments and correspondence with their lender....

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Hewlett Bay Park home all about indoor pool

The pool at the Hewlett Bay Park home

(Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

An 8-foot-deep indoor pool is the focal point of a Hewlett Bay Park home on the market for $1.55 million.

The pool is in the center of the house on the first floor, and all of the rooms sit in a horseshoe shape around it. Glass walls allow for the pool to be appreciated from anywhere in the house and provide views outside the one-acre property.

Homeowner Alyse Levin says she loves how...

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$6.2M Muttontown mansion comes with 2 sports cars

This 1997 Ferrari F355 Spider is included with

(Credit: Charles Rutenberg Realty)

Both a Ferrari and a Mercedes come with a Muttontown estate on the market for $6,199,999.

The sellers say they were ready to sell the cars and thought throwing them into the purchase would help promote the house.

The 12,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom, eight-bath and four half-bath home is on 4.77 acres. There’s a 36-foot ceiling in the living room, balconies off the bedrooms and a three-car...

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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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