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A Seller’s Guide to Closing on Your Home

Congratulations!  You listed your home, accepted an offer and went under contract.  Now what?  Below is a list of items to tackle ahead of closing to ensure a smooth transaction.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at Fire Island Real Estate if you need any further assistance with these task items.  We […]

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2020 Market Update

By: Abigail Mago, Licensed Associate Broker I think it’s safe to say that 2020 has been a wild year for everyone. Despite the economic chaos brought on by the pandemic, the Fire Island real estate market has flourished this year. While we won’t have a complete data set to analyze the full year’s performance until […]

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Lots of Rentals Available For This Summer!

Looking to escape to Fire Island? We’ve put together a list of available rentals we have to offer for this summer*. Check out the list below and we hope you decide to book your Fire Island stay with us! Seaview Home Close to the BeachBed: 4Bath: 2.5Available: July or AugustAsking: July $25,000August $30,000www.fireislandrealestate.com/property/sv-46r Ocean Bay […]

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COVID-19 & FIRE ISLAND: Your Questions Answered

We know that these are uncertain times so we will do the best we can to answer any questions regarding coronavirus and Fire Island. 1. Are the ferries running? Yes, the ferries are currently running. Be sure to check their website as they have been updated their schedules.  2. Are the beaches closed? As per […]

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Gearing Up For Labor Day 2019

For many, Labor Day is the ultimate long weekend. Although it’s the unofficial end of summer, there’s still plenty to do!   While you can still enjoy the sweet September sunshine, there are some events happening this weekend to help you gear up to say goodbye to the season. After all, did you even celebrate […]

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Ocean Beach Seafood & Music Festival 2019

Ocean Beach is the place to be! This summer is the first Ocean Beach Seafood & Music Festival! Sponsored by the Ocean Beach Chamber of Commerce, this 3 day event will be filled with live music and delicious food specials from your favorite restaurants! CJ’s will be featuring live music from Johnny Irish, Bobby Digital, […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Living On Fire Island

There’s a lot of information to take in when it comes to purchasing your beach home. We’ve rounded up the questions that buyers ask the most when they are buying their dream Fire Island beach house! APPROXIMATELY HOW MUCH DO CLOSING COSTS RUN? Closing costs include the following: New York State Real Property Transfer Tax […]

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2018 Fire Island Real Estate Market Report

Prepared by: Abigail Mago, Licensed Associate Broker Abigail@fireislandrealestate.com Island Wide Data The strong market performance we’ve been experiencing over the last few years has continued through 2018.  In fact, 2018 was a record year for the Fire Island real estate market, both in terms of the average and median sale prices.  The average island wide […]

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It’s True! You Can Get A Mortgage On Your Beach House

Many people are under the misconception that mortgage financing is not available on Fire Island but that is not the case. Mortgage financing, both for second homes and investment properties on Fire Island, is available through a wide variety of lenders. Though not all banks will lend on the island, most will. No need to […]

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Is Your Beach House An Expense Or An Investment?

Many people spend their lives dreaming of owning a beach house, but instead of going for it, they assume it’s a luxury that’s out of reach. However, with Fire Island’s robust rental market, you might be surprised at the financial realities of owning a vacation home. Buying a beach house can give you the opportunity to […]

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