Category Archives: BOTTOM FISHING

BOTTOM FISHING: 2nd Cheapest House in East Hampton 249K

HERE’S WHAT YOU GET for the price: a circa 1970 ranch with vinyl siding on a .18 acre lot,  on a quiet dead end street in a woodsy section of Springs. The neighboring houses are of similar era, but “better,” … Continue reading

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Bottom Fishing: East Hampton Cottage 299K

HOW LOW CAN THEY GO? This is the first time I’ve seen a house in Springs (East Hampton) below the 300K mark, and it’s in a generally desirable section: the Maidstone Park area, a few minutes’ walk to a miles-long … Continue reading

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Two in Springs under 500K

WHEN I FIRST MOVED OUT TO SPRINGS in May of ’09, I had to revise upward my blog’s definition of “affordable real estate,” from 500 to 600K. Otherwise, I’d have had little to write about in the Hamptons, which has … Continue reading

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Bottom Fishing in Upstate New York

LIVING IN THE HAMPTONS, as I do part-time, I’m often floored by the low prices of real estate in breathtakingly beautiful upstate New York. Around here, mean little ’70s houses are often priced at upwards of half a mil (they … Continue reading

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Bottom Fishing in Bed-Stuy

TODAY MY COUSIN AND I WENT ON A RECONNAISSANCE MISSION to Bedford-Stuyvesant, often considered the last repository of affordable brownstones in Brooklyn. I hadn’t been that way in years, and it looked good. Less garbage on the streets than in … Continue reading

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