10/17/17 6:01am

This Orient property is listed for $10,000,000. (Credit: The Corcoran Group)

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It’s rare that compounds like this come on to the North Fork real estate market.

This 26-acre property in Orient — with 520 feet on Long Island Sound — offers picture perfect sunsets, an elegant backdrop for entertaining and one of the region’s most expansive parcels.

“The property just glows,” said listing agent Sheri Winter Clarry of The Corcoran Group. “That’s the best way to put it.” (more…)

02/24/16 7:49am
The exterior of 3495 Soundview Ave. in Peconic, which sold for $6.6 million in May 2015. It was the highest sale on the North Fork last year. (Credit: The Corcoran Group courtesy)

The exterior of 3495 Soundview Ave. in Peconic, which sold for $6.6 million in May 2015. It was the highest sale on the North Fork last year. (Credit: The Corcoran Group courtesy)

Four North Fork properties fetched prices above $5 million in 2015, helping to push total real estate sales in Southold Town to an all-time high.

That growth, local real estate professional say, is bolstered in part by factors that have remained steady.

“It’s the same. Our market is driven by the second-home buyer and retirees,” said agent Nick Planamento of Town and Country Realty, who was involved in 2015’s second-most expensive transaction. “There is a record-low inventory and a strong demand.” (more…)

09/19/15 6:00am
This $40,000 summer rental in Cutchogue is $15,000 in the fall (Credit: The Corcoron Group)

This $40,000 summer rental in Cutchogue is $15,000 in the fall
(Credit: The Corcoron Group)

The arrival of Labor Day doesn’t just mean kids are heading back to school and there’s more room at the beach for locals. As balmy weather gives way to pumpkins and apple picking, fall home rental prices are dropping — meaning there’s good opportunity to get in while prices are right and the weather is still warm.  (more…)

03/09/15 6:00am
The Bissett estate was the eight-month expensive real estate transfer on The North Fork and Shelter Island in 2014. (Credit: The Corcoran Group courtesy photo)

The Bissett estate was the eight-most expensive real estate transfer on The North Fork and Shelter Island in 2014. (Credit: The Corcoran Group courtesy photo)

Two North Fork homes fetched prices north of $4 million last year, according to a list of the most expensive Shelter Island and North Fork real estate sales of 2014. (more…)