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14 DIY Storage Ideas For Your Home
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14 DIY Storage Ideas For Your Home

To help you better organize key areas of your home and maximize unused space, we’ve compiled a list of 14 DIY storage tips, all of which are easy to implement yourself! These storage solutions will help to create a comfortable, relaxing home environment.

A local’s guide to Bridgehampton, NY
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A local’s guide to Bridgehampton, NY

Thinking of buying, renting or spending a weekend out east in Bridgehampton? We’ve put together some context to help you better get to know this charming part of the Hamptons.

5 Home Wellness Tips to Create A Balanced, Healthy Home
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5 Home Wellness Tips to Create A Balanced, Healthy Home

With Americans spending more time than ever at home, it’s crucial to make sure that our homes are conducive to both productivity and to recharging. We’ve compiled some key ways that you can make your home a health and wellness sanctuary.

Top Home Improvement Projects for 2021
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Top Home Improvement Projects for 2021

Many are looking to transform their homes into oases ideal for living, working, and playing. If you’re looking to make any cosmetic upgrades to your home in 2021, check out our list of the most popular home improvement projects to pursue this year.

Property Management Laws & Business Standards in New York State
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Property Management Laws & Business Standards in New York State

The property management industry has its own set of laws and standard operating procedures. It’s important to be aware of the general business standards to which property management companies are held so that you make the best possible decision in hiring a service provider.

How COVID-19 has transformed the second home market in The Hamptons 
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How COVID-19 has transformed the second home market in The Hamptons 

One remarkable new shift that has arisen in the COVID world: the jump in second-home ownership. When residents of major cities started to work from home, they sought out spacious environments and comforts that cities often lack.

Top-Rated Attractions of Montauk, NY
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Top-Rated Attractions of Montauk, NY

Boasting miles of camping opportunities, biking and hiking trails, as well as beautiful Atlantic beaches and top-notch seafood, Montauk, New York, is rich in history you won't want to miss.

Reasons To Spend Time In Quaint, Quiet Sag Harbor, New York
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Reasons To Spend Time In Quaint, Quiet Sag Harbor, New York

Sag Harbor’s soul is as genuine as when it was first founded. This is one of the few authentic towns still left in New York.

15 Things You Can Do During the Winter In The Hamptons
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15 Things You Can Do During the Winter In The Hamptons

The arrival of winter doesn't mean the end of fun when you're in the Hamptons. Although the Hamptons are mostly populated in the summertime, the East End – notorious for its long stretches of beaches with white sand – attract plenty of people during the winter months, too. 

4 Ways to Find Trusted Home Service Providers in The Hamptons
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4 Ways to Find Trusted Home Service Providers in The Hamptons

When looking for home services providers for your Hamptons residence, it’s not advisable to just hire the first providers that you come across. Your home is your most valuable asset, so it’s crucial to do due diligence. 

The 5 Best Hamptons Coffee Shops That You Have to Visit
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The 5 Best Hamptons Coffee Shops That You Have to Visit

Coffee is an essential part of many morning routines, and a good cup of coffee can help you start the day on a good note. Whether you like your coffee iced, hot, or frozen, we’ve compiled a list of the top 5 Hamptons coffee shops that you have to try!

How Much Should I Pay For A Property Management Company Or Care-Taker For My Home?
Property Management Advice
How Much Should I Pay For A Property Management Company Or Care-Taker For My Home?

If you’re not spending all of your time at your second home in the Hamptons, many homeowners look to bring on a “care-taker” or property management company to oversee their property while they are away.

How Do I Find A Trusted Property Manager Or Company To Manage My Home?
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How Do I Find A Trusted Property Manager Or Company To Manage My Home?

When looking for a property management company to oversee and manage your Hamptons home, it’s important that you focus on finding the right partner. You’re entrusting a company or an individual person with taking care of a very important asset, so the selection process will require care and attention! 

What Are The Benefits Of Having A Property Management Company For My Home In The Hamptons?
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What Are The Benefits Of Having A Property Management Company For My Home In The Hamptons?

When you purchase a Hamptons home, you may soon find that the upkeep of your home is no small task. There are a variety of moving parts when it comes to maintaining your property, from dealing with vendors, to scheduling and overseeing regular maintenance, to managing repairs.

A Complete Checklist for Winterizing Your Hamptons Home
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A Complete Checklist for Winterizing Your Hamptons Home

If you’re not planning on spending the colder months in the Hamptons, you may be wondering: What do I have to do to prepare my house for the winter season? You’ll have to take a series of steps to “winterize” your home. Read more on the blog to find out how!

What To Do After You Purchase A Home In The Hamptons
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What To Do After You Purchase A Home In The Hamptons

After you purchase a property, there are a number of steps that must be taken before you can settle into your new place. Read on to get a list of the main things that you’ll need to have done before moving into your new Hamptons home.

Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A House In The Hamptons
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Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before Buying A House In The Hamptons

Like any real estate market, the Hamptons has its own particularities that will shape your search for a residential property. If you’re a first-time Hamptons homebuyer, don’t go in blind — read on to learn the 5 key things we believe you need to know before purchasing a home in the Hamptons.

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