RECENT BLOG POSTS
Playing golf in the Hampton's is always an experience, you never know who you will meet, or what will happen during your round. I remember the first time I played golf. My twosome was paired up with another twosome,two complete strangers. After my tee shot on the first hole went off the first fa...
12/12/2010
This is such a beautiful time of the year to be in the Hamptons. Christmas decorations are everywhere, lot's of people out and about. Shopping frenzy wherever you go....."Ya Gotta Love The Hampton's". So many Christmas parties to attend, already attended too many, and many more to go. It seems li...
12/09/2010
I compiled a list of maintenance items that need to be addressed: Annually, Quarterly, Spring and Fall. Spring and Fall Checklist : Check your roof and chimney for leaks around flashing, skylights or damaged shingles. Check gutters and downspouts (leaders) for leaks and clear all debris. Check ve...
03/13/2010
Is everyone going crazy at the same time? I think so,buyers and sellers alike. They buyers believe 30%-40% off asking prices are  good offers. The sellers think that it is still pre-stimulus and bank bailouts. Trying to make a deal with this type of thinking is Crazy. I have recently presented an...
02/28/2010
Termites cause an estimated $5 Billion Dollars in property damage every year in our homes across the United States. This horrible little insect causes more damage to wood framed homes than fires, floods, hurricanes, or tornado's. This being said, the average homeowner does not even have a clue th...
02/06/2010
High levels of stress take a psychological and physical toll on everyone.The major differences appear in us, and how we choose to deal with it. Some "Heavy Hitters" take pride in the persona of being able to handle high levels of stress.These people talk about all of their responsibilities, the n...
01/31/2010
Did you read the article in Today's Sunday Times Styles Section ? Well,here it is in a nutshell.Record bonuses for Wall Street and Bankers,but it's a hush,hush subject.Buy your home in the Hamptons,but don't tell anyone about the purchase. "The Time To Buy Is Now" in the Hamptons Real Estate mark...
01/24/2010
This is a very common question being asked by perspective sellers before they put their home on the market For Sale. I tell them that it's a great idea only when you stick to a budget on the proposed alterations.The best bang for the buck is painting.Projects like adding a wood deck in the backya...
01/23/2010
Recent activity levels have picked up for the Hamptons Real Estate market in 2010.Many more buyers,sellers and investors are looking at the opportunities to purchase a second home,an investment home with rental income,or a fixer-upper to buy and flip.These are very goods signs that the Hamptons R...
01/22/2010
Imagine walking in to a bagel store on a Saturday morning and the person standing in line ,right in front of you is Steven Speilberg! Wow, I can't believe my own eyes,it's really him. This is an everday occurence in The Hampton's. It really is the playground for the rich and famous each and every...
03/14/2008
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