02/11/19 5:55am

Perhaps the most talked-about issue on the North Fork these days is how to house our working young in an area where real estate prices continue to rise and job opportunities remain scarce.

College graduates are finding it difficult to stay in the area, families looking to buy a house can’t always afford to, and business owners lament the lack of housing for their employees. So how did we get here and what is being done about affordable housing? READ

02/01/19 4:12pm

Thomas McCloskey of Douglas Elliman Real Estate at one of his property listings. (Credit: Rachel Siford)

The North Fork has become a favorite spot for second-home buyers and the perfect escape for those needing a break from city life. To the surprise of many, it’s also the home of second careers for aspiring real estate agents who take lessons from their past to transform their lives. (more…)