Tag Archives: REAL ESTATE

White is a Color

OH BOY, I’m all over the Internet today. Remarkable, not having left the house in two days, to feel so widely published, and instantaneously, too. Two pictures of my snow-logged backyard, taken yesterday at the height of the blizzard, are … Continue reading

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BOTTOM FISHING: New Year’s Price Cuts

IT’S A NEW YEAR, and there are some new real estate prices to go with it. Lower ones. According to Michael Daly’s Hamptons real estate blog, there are more foreclosures, 30% price drops in some cases, and lots of activity … Continue reading

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Wood Among the Brownstones

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, yesterday’s New York Times had an article in the Real Estate section about rare wood-frame houses in New York City. Living in one of these often-freestanding relics can feel very much like living in the … Continue reading

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Intriguing Hamptons Houses <600K

PRIME HOUSE-HUNTING SEASON is almost upon us. With cold weather, the dilettantes and Sunday shoppers disappear. Most won’t think about country real estate again until April. Meanwhile, the serious players remain in the game, knowing that winter is the best … Continue reading

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Hamptons House Under 500K

YES, IT’S POSSIBLE. There are more and more listings under 500K in this neck of the woods. The contemporary saltbox below is on 1/2 acre in Springs, not far from me. Unconventional, but I rather like it. It was highlighted … Continue reading

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