NEWS & PRESS

The Real Deal: Better late than never? Top brokers make due with a shorter sales season

July 5, 2017

Rounding out the list of top 10 East End brokers are Compass’s Lori Schiaffino in the No. 7 spot with $218.8 million in exclusives, including a $75 million property on Lily Pond Lane in East Hampton; Douglas Elliman’s Erica Grossman, in eighth place with $189.4 million in listings; Dana Trotter of Sotheby’s International Realty, in the ninth spot with $186 million; and the Vincent Horcasitas Team from Saunders & Associates, with $185 million of exclusives for the 10th spot.

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New York Post (Alexa): Over the Top Spec Homes

May 17, 2017

The East End has long been known for its collection of traditional shingle-style homes. But an ongoing desire for brand-new properties continues to fuel the planning and development of “spec homes” — dwellings that give prospective buyers the ease of turnkey living and over-the-top inclusions.

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Hamptons Magazine: 6 Gorgeous Hamptons Homes with Pools for Throwing All Your Summer Parties

May 2, 2017

Every Hamptonite knows it’s not a great party if it isn't a pool party. These stunning properties boast awe-inspiring swimming pools that were made for midnight dips, long sunbathing sessions, and memorable soirées.

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Curbed Hamptons: Sagaponack compound with century-old farmhouse comes on the market for $9.95M

April 10, 2017

A compound in Sagaponack just went up for sale, asking $9,950,000. The farmhouse, which serves as the main residence, was built circa 1896. The main residence sits only 3,376-square-feet with five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. The lot size totals at just over one acre.

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Hamptons Magazine: Hamptons Homes with Stunning Outdoor Spaces That Have Us Excited for Warmer Weather

March 6, 2017

Now that spring is nearly here, it’s time for Hamptonites to return to the outdoors. Ahead, we’ve found seven stunning homes that offer lush outdoor gardens and lounging spaces made for buyers who’d rather be out in the sun than in front of the TV.

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Forbes: New York And Florida Dominate 2016 List Of America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes

December 8, 2016

Perennially in the top five, 11962--Long Island’s Sagaponack, in the town of Southampton--claims the No. 4 slot. The beach retreat is followed by three Manhattan ZIPs: 10065 and 10028 on the Upper East Side, as well as Soho’s 10012, which had the highest ranking in the city last year.

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Hamptons Cottages and Gardens: This Bridgehampton Listing Has Been Reduced From $75 to $50 Million

September 1, 2016

Some property listings seem to languish for years without any buyers—even in a hot market. Take Three Ponds Farm in Bridgehampton, a 60-acre estate that was first listed for $75 million in 2003 and is currently available for $50 million from Dana Trotter of Sotheby’s.

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Curbed Hamptons: Stable your horses stylishly at these Hamptons properties

September 1, 2016

In honor of the Hampton Classic, we thought we'd take a look at some properties for sale that allows you to house your horses locally.

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Curbed Hamptons: Midcentury un-modern with grass tennis court in Georgica

August 26, 2016

We’re not entirely sure what to make of this property. On the plus side, there’s two acres of land, which includes a nice grass tennis court and a recently restored marble and tile 50 foot saltwater pool and spa, along with a spacious pool house. On the negative, there’s the house itself, which is in a "Grandma’s house in Boca, decorated in 1963" style, complete with wall-to-wall carpeting, leafy wallpaper, and a lavish display of liquor bottles.

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Curbed Hamptons: Elegant and Charming in Bridgehampton

August 12, 2016

Everything is meticulously done in this Bridgehampton property: the gardens, which are small at 0.6 of an acre are nonetheless exquisite, with a firepit and sitting area "a wisteria-shaded path, rows of crepe myrtle, and heated pool anchored by a regal cherry tree."

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Avenue on the Beach: Selling the Hamptons

June 30, 2016

Here, we showcase the men and women behind some of the Hamptons hottest deals, in the beautiful gardens at the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack.

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Homes of the Hamptons: What's Behind the Hedge

May 31, 2016

Good fences might make for good neighbors but hearty hedges make for much prettier neighborhoods.

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Barron's Penta: Last-Minute Hamptons Rentals

May 27, 2016

Still looking for a summer rental in New York’s Hamptons? The wise way to approach the rental market on Long ­Island’s South Fork is, of course, to scout out options in January and secure your dream property early on. But life isn’t ­always tidy, and sometimes last-minute scrambling is a necessity.

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New York Post: Backyard spas are the ultimate splurge

May 19, 2016

Who wants to leave their luxurious Hamptons retreat to get pampered? Now many estates come with their own spa houses, blending privacy with relaxation.

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Bloomberg: Five Midcentury Modern Mansions On the Market Now

May 16, 2016

Midcentury means more than just built sometime in the middle of the last century. It connotes clean lines, a home stretched out horizontally on the land, and big windows that blur the lines between indoors: simplicity, elegance, and naturalism. 

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Curbed Hamptons: An Impressive Renovation of an Iconic Sag Harbor Home

May 13, 2016

This Second-Empire style home in Sag Harbor was built in 1865 by a clockmaker named Benjamin Hope. It's recently undergone a meticulous restoration inside and out, even down to the fishscale slate mansard roof.

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Dan's Papers: Top 5 East End Horse Properties for Sale

May 1, 2016

For some, the Hamptons and North Fork are synonymous with equestrian bliss, but finding a horse-friendly home and barn is no small task in a competitive market. Here we share our Top 5 equine properties for sale on the East End.

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Mansion Global: Five Golf Villa Investment Tips (Chinese)

April 26, 2016

Mansion Global: Five Golf Villa Investment Tips (Chinese)

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Hamptons Magazine: 5 Homes in the Hamptons That Make Going to the Spa Obsolete

April 6, 2016

There’s no need to seek respite at the spa when you can call one of these five luxurious East End properties home.

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Barron's Video: Buyer's Market in the Hamptons

March 26, 2016

What $10 million, $20 million and $50 million will get you after a recent correction.

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Curbed Hamptons: The 10 Most Expensive Properties for Sale in the Hamptons

March 15, 2016

We thought we'd help feed your high-end real estate addiction with this map of the ten most expensive properties currently for sale in the Hamptons (publically, anyway).

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WSJ House of the Day: A Home in the Hamptons With Plenty of Space

December 29, 2015

This gated estate in Sag Harbor, N.Y., comes with numerous rooms for entertaining guests and was a “labor of love” for the owner, an interior designer.

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WSJ Mansion: The Resort Spa Comes Home

December 3, 2015

More homeowners are paying a large premium to have access to high-style spa services at home: heaters for hot-stone massages, a 'Caldarium' and personal eye pillows.

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WSJ.com: Home Spas That Rival Those in Big Hotels

December 3, 2015

From massage rooms to saunas, luxury spa features are making their way into high-end houses.

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Newsday: High style and famous neighbors in North Haven

October 13, 2015

This home in North Haven comes with a makeover by a well-known interior designer and famous neighbors, including Richard Gere and Jimmy Buffett. On the market for $5.995 million, the shingled six-bedroom, 6-1/2-bathroom home is being sold by Manhattan designer David Scott, of David Scott Interiors.

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Dwell: 10 Unforgettable Midcentury Homes by Modern Masters

October 12, 2015

These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.

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WSJ House of the Day: A Bright and Breezy Hamptons Getaway

September 1, 2015

This Southampton Village, N.Y., home, built in the 1890s, was extensively renovated to offer plenty of space for entertaining and a modern feel. --Erin McCarthy

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The Telegraph: Hot Property: The Hamptons

September 1, 2015

Telegraph Luxury selects the chicest homes on sale in New York state's most exclusive enclave this summer.

 

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Press News: Real Estate Roundtable Q2 2015

August 27, 2015

Real estate is always churning and evolving. On the East End, this industry makes up a large part of the economy, and every change can have a ripple effect. We asked some of the top real estate brokers in the region their thoughts on the market today and where it’s headed, as well as on some ongoing issues, including affordable housing and limits on building size.

 

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Avenue on the Beach: Oh to be a Givenchy

July 31, 2015

She grew up in a family of fashion greats and now Gabriella de Givenchy is coming into her own.

 

 

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Fox 5: Lap of Luxury Summer Special

July 17, 2015

Alison Morris hosts the Lap of Luxury Summer Special. Alison gives you a first hand experience of what it's like to live the life of the super-wealthy.

 

 

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Architectural Digest: Love Modern Architecture?

July 2, 2015

Defined by stacked, cantilevered volumes, this modernist Spanish-cedar masterpiece juxtaposes contemporary design with a cabin-in-the-woods feel. The home, built in 2013 by architect Jasmit Singh Rangr, is located in Southampton, near the Peconic Marina.

 

 

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Architectural Digest: Own a Home by Charles Gwathmey

June 30, 2015

Built for artist Joe Sedacca in 1967 by Charles Gwathmey, Sedacca House features the architect’s signature geometric design. This was only Gwathmey’s third project; he would go on to complete an addition to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan and design the American Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. The clean-lined, cedar-planked home is located in East Hampton, New York, just one mile from bay beaches and a few miles from East Hampton Village.

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Observer: Next Wave Glamping

June 24, 2015

Lovely as the many gambrel-roofed Shingle-style homes of the Hamptons are, some prefer a more simplified design sensibility for their weekend getaway, in which case the modern five-bedroom at 137 Great Hill Road in Southampton should suit very well.

 

 

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NYT: East Hampton Equestrian Compound for $55 Million

June 12, 2015

A 23-acre equestrian compound on the edge of East Hampton Village, anchored by an 18,000-square-foot stone, stucco and shingled house, is about to go on the market for $55 million. The annual real estate taxes on the property, which includes multiple barns, a 5,500-square-foot guesthouse, two cottages and nine buildable lots, are $118,523.76.

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WSJ House of the Day: An Artist's Haven on the Water

March 10, 2015

This Sag Harbor home went from being a small and modest prefab 1950s-era home to an open and spacious artist’s haven, though its stunning waterfront views haven’t changed. --Erin McCarthy

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Avenue's Unreal Estate: The Top 10 Brokers

September 5, 2014

In July, Avenue’s Unreal Estate column highlighted the top ten deals of the last year and the highest earning broker in the Hamptons.

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Southampton Press: Opening Day at the Hampton Classic

August 28, 2014

Dana Trotter and her horse, Versailles, compete in the local hunter non-pro division. Photos by Cailin Riley and Dana Shaw.

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Press News: Real Estate Roundtable Q2 2014

August 14, 2014

Top East End Real Estate players discuss the market. Featuring Dana Trotter, Paul Brennan, Cia Comnas, Judi Desiderio, Beau Hulse, Alan Schnurman, and Geoff Gifkins.

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No. 41 In the Country

June 26, 2014

Dana Trotter ranked No. 41 in the Real Trends/ Wall Street Journal Top 250 Sales Professionals By Volume.

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The Real Deal: Pricey Hamptons Homes Shatter Records

June 1, 2014

A breakdown of the area’s most expensive sales and listings — this year with extra large price tags...

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Press News Pulse: The East End Roundtable Q4 2013

February 12, 2014

Top East End Real Estate players discuss the market. Featuring Dana Trotter, Paul Brennan, Cia Comnas, Gary DePersia, Judi Desiderio, and Beau Hulse.

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SHP Pulse: A Tale of Two Markets Q3 2013

November 13, 2013

Top East End Real Estate players discuss the market. Featuring Dana Trotter, Paul Brennan, Cia Comnas, Gary DePersia, Judi Desiderio, and Beau Hulse.

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The Real Deal: East End's Biggest Residential Brokerages

July 1, 2013

Sotheby’s is marketing two of the most expensive listings currently on the market: 20-30 West End Road in East Hampton, which is listed for $75 million with Frank Newbold and Ed Petrie, and a Bridgehampton estate at 939 Scuttlehole Road with a private golf course listed with Dana Trotter for $60 million.

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No. 93 In the Country

June 28, 2013

Dana Trotter ranked No. 93 in the 2013 Real Trends/ Wall Street Journal Top 250 Sales Professionals By Volume.

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The Real Deal: The Hamptons’ heaviest hitters

August 1, 2010

One of the newer kids on the East End block, Sotheby’s agent Dana Trotter has quickly elbowed her way to the front of the pack, with four listings worth a combined $122 million. 

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