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Lefferts 2-Family Townhouse 599K

MY DAILY WALKS often take me past the Fillmore real estate office on Atlantic Avenue and Hoyt Street in Boerum Hill, and I invariably get caught up in looking at the house-for-sale listings pasted in the windows. Maybe because it’s … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Painted

  THE OTHER NIGHT, a friend and I got to talking about how to stage a house for sale. Trying to sell a house while you’re living in it, as she is doing — the necessity to keep everything in … Continue reading

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Best Little House on Shelter Island Under 500K

HAD DINNER LAST NIGHT with a friend who is a real estate agent on Shelter Island, tucked between Long Island’s two forks and reachable only by ferry. I asked her to tip me off to the best older house on … Continue reading

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BOTTOM FISHING: Sag Harbor Village 499K

“TURN THIS DOWAGER INTO A VILLAGE QUEEN!” That’s the best of the headlines of the half-dozen┬áHREO (Hamptons Real Estate Online) listings for this plain Jane, century-old 3 BR, 2 bath house in the rose-arbored, clapboard-shingled, fanlight-studded, shutter-bedecked, once-proud whaling village … Continue reading

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