12/16/14 7:00am
12/16/2014 7:00 AM
We really like the kitchen of this Riverhead on the market  with an asking price of $300,000.

We really like the kitchen of this Riverhead on the market with an asking price of $300,000.

Think $300,000 isn’t a big enough budget for a home on the North Fork?

Think again.

We found three charming listings in Riverhead, Aquebogue and Southold, all at or below the $300K mark. Now, these might not be the largest homes and we admit some appear to need some repairs, but they could be great fits for minimalists with small families.

Hey, nobody ever said living in Long Island Wine Country was without sacrifice.

See more on northforker.com

12/14/14 12:00pm
12/14/2014 12:00 PM
Candy canes, flowers and other decorations — including a holiday-themed doormat and Christmas table runner — helped make this open house in Mattituck more appealing, said real estate agent Beth Pike. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Candy canes, flowers and other decorations — including a holiday-themed doormat and Christmas table runner — helped make this open house in Mattituck more appealing, said real estate agent Beth Pike. (Credit: Paul Squire)

The holidays have long been considered the worst time of year to put your home on the market. But could listing your property between Thanksgiving and the New Year actually not be such a bad thing?

“Look: It’s never the wrong time to sell your house,” said Sheri Winter Clarry, licensed associate real estate broker at Corcoran in Southold. “Once you’ve made that decision, go for it with your full effort.”  (more…)

12/09/14 9:33am
12/09/2014 9:33 AM

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No detail was spared in the construction of this Laurel home. A chef’s dream, this house features a professional kitchen with a fireplace, a huge master suite and in-ground salt water pool, all for less than $1 million. If that wasn’t enough to grab your attention the three bedroom, three bathroom estate is perfectly positioned minutes from beaches, marinas, vineyards, restaurants and shopping.

View the complete listing at northforker.com.

12/02/14 9:59am
12/02/2014 9:59 AM
BARBARAELLEN KOCH | The Long Island Science Center would move if apartments get built.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH | The Long Island Science Center would move if apartments get built.

A five-story apartment building planned for the Long Island Science Center site went from market-rate “luxury” apartments to “workforce housing” affordable apartments earlier this year.

The plans have now seen another change. (more…)