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Buying and selling real estate in the communities of Long Island

Rich Cribs: Views star in Hampton Bays listing on 221 feet of water

This Hampton Bays home is on the market

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The water views are the star of this wood-shingled home in Hampton Bays, designed with a neutral color palette. On the market for $3.858 million, the property is on 221 feet of bulkhead on the bayfront, with Shinnecock Bay vistas from huge picture windows in most rooms of the house.

Sellers Regina and Robert Fee tried to create a French country retreat that includes four bedrooms, 41...

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Why you should buy her home in Babylon

Donna Curcio stands in the living room of

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Seller. Donna Curcio

Address. 10 Walbridge Ave., Babylon

Asking price. $338,888

The basics. A three-bedroom, one-bath split-ranch on a 40-by-100-foot lot

The competition. A similar-size ranch in the same community is listed for $359,990.

Recent sale in the area. A three-bedroom, two-bath home on Tomkins Avenue sold Aug. 30 for $315,000.

Taxes. $7,900


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Eastport Revolutionary-era house part of two-for-one listing

This Eastport property, listed for $675,000 as of

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This Eastport property, recently listed for $675,000, comes with not just one, but two historic homes, including one that dates back to before the Revolutionary War.

The front house, a four-bedroom Victorian, was built on the 1-acre property in 1905. In the back sits a wood-shingled Cape built in 1732 that is believed to be the oldest house in Eastport. The older house was originally...

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Bill O'Reilly buys Montauk property

Bill O'Reilly has purchased this property in Montauk,

It looks like Bill O’Reilly will be bringing his “No Spin Zone” to Montauk. The political commentator and host of “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News closed on an iconic piece of property atop a bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the real estate agent listing the property said Thursday.

O'Reilly purchased the 1.5-acre property for $7.65 million through Spinfree LLC, according to public records.


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Why you should buy their home in Hempstead

Maria and Vince Zaniewski sit in the living

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Sellers. Maria and Vince Zaniewski Address. 146 Bedell Ave., Hempstead Asking price. $499,000 The basics. Three-bedroom, two-bath Tudor on a 70-by-125-foot lot The competition. A three-bedroom, 1½-bath Tudor on Marlborough Road is listed for the same price. Recent sale. A center hall Colonial on nearby St. Pauls Place sold Nov. 1 for $575,000. Taxes. $15,035 Time on the market. Since June Listing...

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Rich Cribs: $3.8M for Venetian-inspired Lloyd Harbor mansion

This Lloyd Harbor mansion, priced at $3.795 million,

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Historic buildings in Venice were the inspiration for some of the architectural details at this Lloyd Harbor mansion, listed for $3.795 million. Its kitchen, measuring 44 feet by 14 feet, has groin-vault, razor-edge, 20-foot plaster ceilings inspired by the 16th century Villa Foscari.

The marble floor is a replica of the one in the 16th century Benedictine church San Giorgio Maggiore, while...

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News 12 clip: Lloyd Harbor's historic Fort Hill, and more

This historic Lloyd Neck home is on the

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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:



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'Voice' host Carson Daly closes on Manhasset home

Carson Daly recently purchased this Manhasset home. (Dec.

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"The Voice" host Carson Daly recently closed on a Manhasset home, paying $6.2 million, according to real estate records.

The last asking price for the 2005 six-bedroom, five-bath, four-half-bath home was $6.499 million. It came on the market in June 2012 for $6.875 million.

The 1.3-acre property has an in-ground pool, pool house and bluestone patio, according to the listing.


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Sherwood Homes Vineyards, and its Mattituck farmhouse listed for $2.55M

The Sherwood House Vineyards property in Mattituck, and

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The house, the land and the fruits of the land are all part of this deal. And in this deal, the fruits are the award-winning grapes of Sherwood House Vineyards in Mattituck.

Listed for $2.55 million, the property includes a three-bedroom, two-bath farmhouse on more than two acres with an additional 36 acres of award-winning vines.

The buyer will have the choice of keeping the grapes...

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LI home prices remain steady, despite rise in sales: MLS report

Long Island home prices were nearly flat last

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Long Island home prices were nearly flat last month, despite an end-of-year uptick in sales activity. Nassau County homes sold for a median price of $407,000 in December, up 1.8 percent from the same period in 2012, according to a report released Monday by the Multiple Listing Service of Long Island. Home prices hit their lowest monthly level since June, when the median price was $425,000.


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