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

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Tri-State

Evidence mounts that high-end sales powered pandemic market

Home shopping has shifted noticeably during the pandemic, drawing a pool of buyers with fatter wallets and favoring sellers...

Evidence mounts that high-end sales powered pandemic market
A new report finds that Hamptons prices skyrocketed as demand outpaced supply this year (iStock)
Tri-State Archive

Report details Hamptons rental boom

The Hamptons’ rental market had a booming season, yet the number of online bookings failed to surpass last year’s, a new report found. Homes did not sit empty. Rather, many owners pulled their homes...

Report details Hamptons rental boom
Ron Perelman and his estate in the Hamptons (Getty; Google Maps)
Tri-State

Ron Perelman mulls listing Hamptons estate for $180M

Ron Perelman may part with his sprawling East Hampton estate for the right price. The billionaire banker and businessman...

Ron Perelman mulls listing Hamptons estate for $180M
Renters continue their tri-state bookings, eliminating the post-Labor Day slowdown (iStock)
Tri-State

In Hamptons and elsewhere, season no longer ends on Labor Day

Judi Desiderio calls it ‘tumbleweed Tuesday.’ On the day after Labor Day, renters disappear, leaving beaches and restaurants empty....

In Hamptons and elsewhere, season no longer ends on Labor Day
32 Windmill Lane and Andrew Saunders (Realtor)
Tri-State

Hefty prices, robust sales: Hamptons market thrives in Q2

The Hamptons is one of the hottest real estate markets in the country as the exodus from Manhattan has...

Hefty prices, robust sales: Hamptons market thrives in Q2

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