Tag Archives: fixer-upper

Deed Done, Work Begins

instagram.com/exphotographer THE DEED IS DONE! Signed, rather, along with the mortgage and a whole bunch of other papers. The house in Springs (East Hampton), Long Island, N.Y., that I have coveted for almost two years is mine, and I am … Continue reading

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Maidstone Park Bungalow 356K

THIS LISTING FOR A 1950s BUNGALOW in the Maidstone Park section of Springs (East Hampton), N.Y., surprised me. I thought I knew every house in the area, not just because of my real estate interests, but from my frequent walks … Continue reading

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North Fork Farmhouse Follow-Up 293K

SOMETIMES YOU JUST HAVE TO SEE FOR YOURSELF. That was the case with the Southold Victorian on the North Fork of Long Island whose listing I blogged about a few days ago. Even though it is more than an hour’s … Continue reading

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What a Little Blue Can Do

TODAY I’M SENDING YOU ELSEWHERE, to an adventures-in-renovating blog called A Brooklyn Limestone in Progress, which I much admire for its creativity, enthusiasm, graphic design, and general professionalism. As part of an extended guest-blogging series, I’ve contributed a post about … Continue reading

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Two State Street Townhouses Under 1M

HOW LONG has it been since houses in brownstone Brooklyn went for under a million? There are two on the market now on State Street in Boerum Hill. Granted they are in miserable shape. (Here I go again, excited by … Continue reading

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