The Hamptons

The Hamptons

The Hamptons are a group of towns, hamlets and villages that run along the coast of Long Island’s South Fork. The area is notable as a popular summer and weekend retreat for affluent New Yorkers. The Real Deal reports real estate news in the Hamptons, which often includes pricey residential deals in and around the seaside resort towns.

The Hamptons Q&A

What is the real estate market like in the Hamptons?
Given its popularity as a summer retreat, many of the notable properties in the Hamptons are private homes. However, the various Hamptons towns all have commercial spaces with restaurants, retail, and offices. There are several seaside hotels. In our Tri-State issues The Real Deal reports on the state of the Hamptons resi market, some of the priciest listings in the Hamptons, summer hotspots, and more.
Who are the biggest real estate players in the Hamptons?
Many major New York City brokerages, including Corcoran, Brown Harris Stevens, Douglas Elliman, Sotheby's, Compass and more, take advantage of the high-end clientele in the Hamptons with outposts in the region. The Real Deal's reporting on firms with new Hamptons outposts, as well as local broker rankings, can be found in our Top Stories below.

The Latest

Clockwise from top left: Andrew Saunders of Saunders & Associates, Cia Comnas of Brown Harris Stevens, Nanette Hansen of Sothebys, Ernie Cervi of Corcoran, Marty Gleason of Corcoran, Ed Reale of Sothebys, Robert Nelson of Brown Harris Stevens and Theresa Quigley of Saunders & Associates

Take that, Zillow: Hamptons firms’ listings site goes live this week

As tension with Zillow builds over Hamptons real estate listings, some residential firms are launching their own consumer-facing portal....

Take that, Zillow: Hamptons firms’ listings site goes live this week
Southampton home once owned by Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft sells

Southampton home once owned by Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft sells

A beach cottage in Southampton that Mel Brooks and his late wife Anne Bancroft owned for a short time...

Southampton home once owned by Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft sells
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TRD’s Fall Tri-state issue drops soon!

The Real Deal’s tri-state quarterly for fall is on its way, packed with the biggest real estate news from...

TRD’s Fall Tri-state issue drops soon!
Cee Scott Brown and Jack Pearson

A top Corcoran team in the Hamptons bolts for Compass

One of the Corcoran Group’s top-producing teams in the Hamptons has defected to Compass. Cee Scott Brown and Jack...

A top Corcoran team in the Hamptons bolts for Compass
Harry Macklowe (Credit: Getty Images)

Macklowe’s brazen Hamptons act recalls Times Square scandal

When it comes to construction, Harry Macklowe’s M.O. seems to be act first, seek permission later. Last week, the...

Macklowe’s brazen Hamptons act recalls Times Square scandal
Andrew Saunders and Jeff Colle (Credit: Hampton's Real Estate, Facebook, and iStock)

Real estate bigwigs get into fistfight at Hamptons hotspot

Two East End real estate bigwigs got into a bare-knuckle brawl at a Hamptons hotspot last week. Andrew Saunders,...

Real estate bigwigs get into fistfight at Hamptons hotspot
Bravo reality star fights to keep Wainscott home from foreclosure, NYC developer brings a bookstore back to Sag Harbor & more Hamptons real estate news

Bravo reality star fights to keep Wainscott home from foreclosure, NYC developer brings a bookstore back to Sag Harbor & more Hamptons real estate news

Reality TV star battles Deutsche Bank over Wainscott home Barbara Kavovit, CEO of New York-based Evergreen Construction and a cast member of Bravo’s “The...

Bravo reality star fights to keep Wainscott home from foreclosure, NYC developer brings a bookstore back to Sag Harbor & more Hamptons real estate news
(Illustration by Ryan Inzana)

An inside look at the Hamptons’ new hotspots this summer

When weekenders descend on the Hamptons at the end of May, they will no doubt notice lots of new...

An inside look at the Hamptons’ new hotspots this summer
Bridgehampton compound sells to Arbor Realty Trust CEO at a $14M discount

Bridgehampton compound sells to Arbor Realty Trust CEO at a $14M discount

Arbor Realty Trust CEO and president Ivan Kaufman is in contract to buy Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton for...

Bridgehampton compound sells to Arbor Realty Trust CEO at a $14M discount
The former Montauk Yacht Club Resort & Marina on Star Island with Lloyd Goldman and George Filopoulos of Metrovest Equities (Credit: Getty Images)

The Hamptons hotel hopscotch

While Hampton weekenders were enjoying the off season, real estate players were transacting on the East End hospitality scene. And there are a number of new venues in the mix. For starters, Glamping has...

The Hamptons hotel hopscotch
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