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The Hamptons Real Estate Industry Abandons RealNet With A View To Saving Money

 
Posted on Saturday December 3, 2016 7:34 PM
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What many real estate brokers had secretly hoped for, is now happening. In an effort spearheaded by the 5 largest real estate brokerages in the Hamptons, a new data management system is being rolled out, finally breaking the industry free from the grip, and outrageous expense, of the incumbent platform known as RealNet. The packaging […]

A Showdown Over The Proposed Rental Registry Law Looms In East Hampton Town

 
Posted on Sunday October 25, 2015 5:57 PM
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East Hampton Town’s proposed Rental Registry Law is hanging over the local economy, homeowners who rent, tenants, and the real estate industry, with a showdown in the works among disparate interests. The next public hearing is scheduled for November and rest assured that the people will speak. An already large constituency of rental home owners […]

The Case Against Exclusive Rentals

 
Posted on Wednesday July 15, 2015 7:16 PM
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In the last year or so we have seen a smattering of “exclusive rentals.” Exactly as the term implies, an exclusive rental is a rental property wherein the owner has designated a real estate agent to act as his exclusive representative in any negotiations surrounding a possible rental transaction. In essence, a real estate agent […]

The 2014 Hamptons Rental Season Is Off And Running

 
Posted on Monday January 20, 2014 6:38 PM
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The rush is on as far as the 2014 Hamptons rental season is concerned and just as in previous years the earliest action is in Montauk. It is interesting to us that rental activity generally follows an east to west movement. Amagansett will be the next hotbed of rental action. And, as in years past, […]

Super Star Real Estate Agents – What Do They Bring To The Table?

 
Posted on Monday November 25, 2013 9:21 PM
by Joseph Kazickas 1 Comment »

Almost every real estate market has its Super Star agent, or two, the agent who seems to stand out from the crowd and has set himself apart by virtue of superior performance and reputation. In higher end, and more visible markets such as the Hamptons, Super Star agents often end up in the public eye […]

The 2013 Hamptons Rental Market – A Preview

 
Posted on Saturday December 29, 2012 8:24 PM
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2012 is fast drawing to a close and with it a year of substantial improvement in the Hamptons real estate market. Here is an interesting metric that might provide some indication as to how the 2013 summer rental season could develop…web traffic to www.hamptonsrentals.com over the last 30 days, compared to the same period last […]

Changing Trends in the Hamptons Rentals Market

 
Posted on Friday August 17, 2012 8:28 PM
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One of this seasons stand out rental homes, close to the Ocean in Amagansett Historically, back in the age of single wage earner families, the rental season meant Memorial Day to Labor Day, the “full season” rental. But things have definitely changed over the years. First the season contracted to July through Labor Day. In […]

Is Your Broker Doing His/Her Best to Sell Your Property?

 
Posted on Tuesday October 19, 2010 9:09 PM
by Joseph Kazickas 1 Comment »

It’s time for an MLS in the Hamptons and sellers should know why.

Bulletin: The Internet Changes Everything

 
Posted on Monday October 11, 2010 8:44 PM
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The Internet is the single most important tool you and your broker have at their disposal to get your property sold. Are you using every tool at your disposal?

Introducing Hamptons Marketwire Because the Internet Changes Everything

 
Posted on Monday October 11, 2010 5:18 PM
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A blog about the Internet’s influence on the Hamptons real estate market and process, educating buyers and sellers while having a little fun