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 Latest

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Tri-State

Contracts for Hamptons, North Fork homes fall 50%

Life is tough for brokers on the East End. The North Fork and Hamptons markets in November showed no...

Contracts for Hamptons, North Fork homes fall 50%
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Tri-State

Amagansett leads U.S. in home price appreciation

Atherton, California, may reign as the nation’s most expensive zip code, but no enclave in America saw prices jump...

Amagansett leads U.S. in home price appreciation
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Tri-State

Hamptons, North Fork pass affordable housing fund

UPDATED Nov. 18, 2022, 10:58 a.m.: East End voters — with one exception — approved a real estate transfer...

Hamptons, North Fork pass affordable housing fund
100 Further Lane (Sotheby's International Realty)
Tri-State

Norman Jaffe-designed Hamptons home headed for auction

A notable East Hampton property is a month away from being auctioned, giving homebuyers a chance to snatch up...

Norman Jaffe-designed Hamptons home headed for auction
Southampton Village mayor Jesse Warren with 20 North Sea Road (Loopnet, Getty)

Hamptons mayor issues veiled threat to store’s landlord

The closure of a beloved Southampton store prompted the village’s mayor to threaten the landlord with affordable housing. Mayor...

Hamptons mayor issues veiled threat to store’s landlord

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