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 Latest below.

The Hamptons Top Stories

July 23, 2019Robert Futterman was charged with a DUI after a Hamptons car crash.

The Latest

(Compass)
Tri-State

Waterfront home in Water Mill asks $19.5M

A Water Mill home designed by architect Fred Stelle is for sale, asking $19.5 million. Located at 5 Burnetts Cove Road, the home sits on a .40 acre lot on Mecox Bay at the...

Waterfront home in Water Mill asks $19.5M
Ron Perelman with the Lily Pond Lane estate (Getty, Sotheby's)
Tri-State

Ron Perelman lists his other East Hampton mansion for $115M

Looking to continue his asset selling spree, billionaire Ron Perelman has listed his East Hampton estate for $115 million....

Ron Perelman lists his other East Hampton mansion for $115M
Long Island (iStock)
Tri-State

Home sale prices hit record high in Suffolk County

Long Island remains firmly a sellers market, as prices hit record highs across the region last month. The median...

Home sale prices hit record high in Suffolk County
442 Further Ln, East Hampton, NY (Zillow)
Tri-State

East Hampton estate sells above $52.5M ask in 1 month

Too low? An East Hampton estate is in contract and expected to be purchased for above its $52.5 million...

East Hampton estate sells above $52.5M ask in 1 month
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele, Jr. (Getty, Facebook via Thiele)
Tri-State

Hamptons sales power 115% increase in preservation fund

Revenues for the East End’s community preservation fund are smashing totals from last year, thanks to the hot housing...

Hamptons sales power 115% increase in preservation fund

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