The median home price on Long Island in February was $430,000, according to MLSLI. Here are houses that were recently on the market with an asking price just below the average selling price.
This Colonial, with four bedrooms and 2 1⁄2 bathrooms, is on a 0.35-acre lot. The property, with taxes of $11,261. Margaret Tsoukaris, Re/Max Integrity Leaders, 631-332-7897.
Beyond the entry hall of the Centereach house are formal living and dining rooms with updated hardwood flooring, an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a den with a fireplace and sliding glass doors that open to a back patio.
All four bedrooms are on the upper level of the house, including the master, which has a full bathroom. The 1969 house has updated siding and windows and a 5-year-old roof, the listing agent says.
This four-bedroom, two-bathroom high-ranch is on a 50-by-100-foot corner lot. The property, with taxes of $11,234, has a back patio. Mary Meyer, Coach Realtors, 631-484-2301.
The 1975 Islip house has an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops and an open-concept living and dining room with sliding glass doors to a deck that overlooks the back of the property.
The Islip home's main level includes the master bedroom, two additional bedrooms and a full bath. A fourth bedroom is on the lower level, which also includes a family room, a second kitchen and laundry area. Custom curtains and shades can stay with the home, says the listing agent.
This ranch, in the Polo Estates section of Massapequa, has two bedrooms and one bathroom. The 70-by-111-foot property has taxes of $8,930. Michele Goodman, The Michele & Mark Goodman Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 516-655-6613.
The main level includes a living room with oak flooring and an eat-in kitchen that opens to a dining area with sliding glass doors that open to a deck and backyard. The house, built in 1950, includes a designer bathroom that is "five years new," the agent says.
The Massapequa house includes a recently renovated finished basement with porcelain tile flooring that looks like wood, a second heating zone, and new windows and lighting, the listing agent says.