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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

$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: 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 On and...

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Montauk Leisurama house for sale

One of the Montauk Leisurama homes, which were

(Credit: Martha Greene Real Estate)

One of the original Leisurama homes in Montauk — those prefabricated structures designed by late architect Andrew Geller and sold by Macy’s in the 1960s — is on the market for $699,000.

The one-story home is on a .17-acre lot with two bedrooms and 1½ baths.Seller Ernest Wildner-Fox is the original owner. When he was 22 and living in Manhattan, he and his parents bought the home (his sister...

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Hamptons home under $1M: Westhampton

Here's your chance to live in the Hamptons

(Credit: Hampton Estates Realty)

Here’s your chance to live in the Hamptons at an un-Hamptons price — this two-bedroom, one-bathroom Westhampton home is listed for $399,000. “It was the perfect starter home,” says owner Frank Del Giudice, a construction project manager. “There aren’t that many starter homes in the area — not too many get-your-foot-in-the-door homes.”

Del Giudice bought the home in 2007 and started with an...

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News 12: Luxe homes with a few extras

This Old Brookville home listed for $3.15 million

(Credit: Laffey Fine Homes)

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 come with a few extras.

This week she took News 12's Antoinette Biordi 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...

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LI home sales fell in March, but prices up

Compared to the year-ago period, the number of

(Credit: AP)

Long Island's housing market slowed last month, as late-winter storms kept buyers at home.

In Nassau County, the number of closed sales fell by nearly 12 percent compared to the previous March, to 587, according to a report released Friday by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island.

Suffolk County sales fell by almost 5 percent year over year, to 707. Those figures typically reflect...

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Open house watch: See 5 in Yaphank this weekend

This house at 28 Williamsburg Way in Yaphank

(Credit: Marylou Swan Realty Corp.)

This four-bedroom, 2-1/2-bathroom home on Williamsburg Way in Yaphank is on the market for $439,000. “The home is beautiful,” says listing agent Deborah Galligan of Marylou Swan Realty Corp. (631-289-5550). “It has a lot of high-end things — custom light packages and molding packages.”

This home has an eat-in kitchen with custom cherrywood cabinets, stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops...

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News 12: Inside Head of Harbor casino house

This Head of the Harbor home listed for

(Credit: Realty Connect USA)

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 North Shore homes on the market.

This week she took anchor Stone Grisson 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.

HEAD...

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Old meets new in 1848 Oyster Bay farmhouse

This 1878 farmhouse in Oyster Bay is on

(Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty)

This 1878 Oyster Bay farmhouse, formerly the summer home of Thomas K. Finletter -- an Eisenhower-era nuclear arms expert, adviser to Adlai Stevenson and ambassador to NATO -- offers the best of old and new.

On the market for $1,998,888, it has been renovated by its current architect-owner, who retained plenty of original details, including wide-plank floors, plaster work and an antique mantel.

The...

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Why you should buy their house in Nesconset

Jon and Lyndsay Guidi, with son, Anthony, and

(Credit: Ed Betz)

Sellers: Jon and Lyndsay Guidi

Address: 15 Chestnut St., Nesconset

Asking price: $335,672

The basics: A two-bedroom, 1½-bathroom ranch on a .38-acre lot

The competition: A similar-size home on South Lake Avenue is listed for $319,900.

Recent sale in the area: A three-bedroom ranch on Oak Street sold Nov. 15 for $311,500.

Taxes: $9,051

Time on the market:...

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