Houses with lower property taxes soon could be more in demand.
The new federal tax legislation eliminates the full deduction for state and local taxes, capping deductions at $10,000. Here are 10 homes on the market on Long Island with property taxes less than $10,000.
Situated on a 60-by-100-foot property, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom Cape has taxes of $7,360. The house, which was built in 1950, includes roofing, siding and windows that have been updated within the last year, says listing agent Laurie Ann Hoschke of Century 21 AA Realty. Laurie Ann Hoschke, Century 21 AA Realty, 631-332-2100
Beyond the foyer is a living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room with sliding glass doors that open to a paver patio and a granite kitchen that Hoschke says has been updated within the last three years. The main level also includes two bedrooms, a bathroom and laundry area.
The master bedroom, on the upper level, features a new bathroom and a walk-in closet. The property, with two sheds, is "a landscaper's home, so the outside is beautiful," Hoschke says.
West Babylon: $399,000
This three-bedroom, one-bathroom ranch, with taxes of $9,796, is on an 80-by-100-foot property. Johnson John, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-617-7737
The house has an open layout that includes a living room and dining room with hardwood floors. The eat-in kitchen and bathroom have both been updated within the last four years, says listing agent Johnson John of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Hardwood floors are also featured in all three bedrooms.
The house also includes a full, finished basement with a new washer, dryer and egress window, John says. He adds that the house, built in 1962, has brand-new exterior and interior doors, updated roofing and windows and a recently redone driveway.
East Norwich: $650,000
This Cape, with four bedrooms and two bathrooms, sits on a 60-by-100-foot property and has annual taxes of $6,754. The property also boasts a back patio and a detached one-car garage. Veronica Capuzzo, Coach Realtors, 631-252-4157
The main level of the house includes a living room with hardwood floors, a dining area and a kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The main and upper level of the home each have two bedrooms and a full bath.
The partially finished basement includes a laundry area. Originally built in 1953, the house features central air conditioning and a new heating system, says listing agent Veronica Capuzzo of Coach Realtors.
- This three-bedroom, two-bathroom high-ranch, which listing agent Joseph Piccininni Jr. of Coldwell Banker Beau Hulse Realty says has potential to be a mother-daughter house, has property taxes of $3,185. Joseph Piccininni Jr., Coldwell Banker Beau Hulse Realty, 631-943-3816
The main level of this Westhampton home, which has hardwood floors, includes a living room, dining area and a kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar.
The lower level features a den, bathroom and extra living space that was converted from the garage in 2008, says listing agent Joseph Piccininni Jr. of Coldwell Banker Beau Hulse Realty. “Even with the additional square feet, the taxes are still around three grand,” he says. Off the lower level is an outside entrance that opens to a paver patio in the backyard of the .18-acre property.
Glen Cove: $599,000
This four-bedroom, 2 1⁄2-bathroom split-level, which has property taxes of $9,819, offers five levels “so there is lots of space to the home, particularly for extended families,” says listing agent Lori Sheehan of Douglas Elliman Real Estate. Lori Sheehan, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 516-382-4242
The foyer of the 1954 home leads into a living room with a fireplace. That flows into a dining room that features sliding glass doors that open to a back porch. The main level also includes an eat-in kitchen.
On the lower level is a den and a half-bathroom. The master bedroom, on the upper level with two additional bedrooms, boasts a bathroom, walk-in closet and balcony overlooking the backyard of the 75-by-132-foot property. A fourth bedroom is on the fourth level. The house also includes a finished basement and an attached, two-car garage.
This three-bedroom Victorian, situated on a .34-acre lot, has property taxes of $9,112. John Williams and Toby Williams, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, 631-363-5434
Beyond the covered front porch and main entry is a living room with vaulted ceilings and a formal dining room. Also on the main level, which has 9-foot ceilings, is a den and an eat-in kitchen featuring 8-foot sliding glass doors that open to the backyard.
The master bedroom, on the upper level along with two additional bedrooms and a full bath, has vaulted ceilings and a bathroom with radiant-heat floors, a soaking tub and walk-in shower. The house, built in 2005, also has an unfinished basement and an attached, 1 1⁄2-car garage.
Kings Park: $399,000
This split-level, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, sits on a .19-acre property with property taxes of $8,751. George McKnight, Century 21 McKnight Realtors, 631-258-0110
The house was built in 1958 and has updated roofing, siding and windows, says the home’s listing agent. The main level, with hardwood floors in various rooms, includes a living room, a dining room and an eat-in kitchen with cherrywood cabinetry and Corian countertops.
Three bedrooms and a bath are on the upper level. A finished lower level includes a den and a bathroom. The property also has a concrete patio in the backyard that is accessed by rear and side doors.
With four floors and a 61-by-120-foot property, this four-bedroom split-level has taxes of $9,918. Benjamin Contessa, Exit Realty Dreams, 516-799-7999
The eat-in kitchen was expanded 25 feet, the home’s listing agent says, to include a breakfast area surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors that open to a Trex deck. The dining room, off the living room, features French doors that open to the deck, which overlooks a property lined with specimen plantings, including evergreen trees and Japanese maples, the agent says. The home, with central air conditioning and hardwood floors throughout, includes a lower level boasting a den with a fireplace, a bedroom and full bath. The master bedroom is on the upper level along with two additional bedrooms and a bathroom.
The finished basement has an entertainment area featuring a surround sound system, a separate laundry area and custom cabinetry and storage, the agent says. A paver driveway leads to an attached, one-car garage. The deck in the rear of the property leads down to a paver patio and hot tub.
The three-bedroom, one-bathroom ranch, which the listing agent says was fully renovated within the past 10 years, has property taxes of $8,329. That, she says, includes updated roofing, siding and windows. Jaishree “Jane” Zilpelwar, Realty Connect USA, 631-889-2997, 516-714-3746
The eat-in kitchen, updated about six years ago, includes stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. The foyer leads into the living room, which is open to the formal dining room.
Hardwood floors, refinished six months ago, the agent says, are featured throughout the house, including the three bedrooms. The 1953 house, with central air conditioning, also has a full, unfinished basement. The 60-by-100-foot property features a detached 1 1⁄2- car garage and a back patio.
Situated on a canal, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom split-level has property taxes of $8,478. Emilia “Mia” Pizzo, Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, 516-984-3190
The four-seasons room off the back of the house, which offers views of the canal, has vaulted ceilings with a skylight and double glass doors that open to a backyard deck.
The open concept on the main level takes in a living room and an eat-in kitchen with cherry cabinets, granite countertops and a center island. A few steps up is the master bedroom, which has two closets, along with an additional bedroom and full bath. A third bedroom, along with attic space, is on the upper level. The lower level features a den, which the home’s listing agent says could be used as a fourth bedroom, and a full bathroom. The 50-by-100-foot property offers 50-feet of bulkhead on the deep water canal.
This three-bedroom split-level, which the home’s listing agent says has been fully renovated, has property taxes of $8,835. Junior Barrett, Charles Rutenberg Realty, 516-662-5894
The home, originally built in 1956, includes two full bathrooms. Harwood floors are featured in the formal living and dining rooms. The eat-in kitchen includes granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and ceramic tiles. Two bedrooms and a full bath are on the second level, and an additional bedroom is on the upper level. A finished lower level boasts a bathroom and laundry area. The 65-by-100-foot property includes an attached one-car garage.
Two bedrooms and a full bath are on the second level, and an additional bedroom is on the upper level. A finished lower level boasts a bathroom and laundry area. The 65-by-100-foot property includes an attached one-car garage.
East Meadow: $489,000
This Cape, which sits on a 60-by-100-foot property and has property taxes of $8,972, offers four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Richard Krug, Century 21 American Homes, 516-351-9973
The updated kitchen, with granite countertops, overlooks the dining area, which has an outside entrance that opens to a deck overlooking the backyard.
The main level, which has hardwood floors throughout, includes the living room, full bathroom and two bedrooms, including the master. Two additional bedrooms are on the upper level, along with a full bath. The house, built in 1951, also features a partially finished basement. The property includes a detached, 1 1⁄2-car garage.
The property taxes on this three-bedroom ranch, which is on a .21-acre parcel, are $9,786 a year. Louise Tudisco, Re/Max Beyond, 631-513-6814
The house, which was built in 1974, includes 1 1⁄2 bathrooms. In addition to a living room with hardwood floors, the house features a den with a manteled fireplace and sliding glass doors that open to a backyard patio.
The kitchen, featuring white cabinetry and vaulted ceilings with a skylight, flows into the dining room. The house has a main-level laundry room as well as a full basement and an attached, one-car garage.