The Real Deal New York

“Year rounding” in the Hamptons on the rise, brokers say

Schools, services cater to residents who call summer enclaves home

September 12, 2012 10:30AM
By Guelda Voien

Fashion designer James Fairchild with his two children at the store he recently opened in Southampton. The family moved to the East End from New York City in 2008.

From the September issue: At this time of year, many Hamptons homeowners regretfully close up their summer houses and head back to New York City. But for a growing number of people, that’s no longer the case.

With more school options, an expanding Hamptons economy and technological improvements that allow for telecommuting in many industries, Long Island’s East End has increasingly become a sought-after place to live year-round, real estate experts say. [more]