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$572 million

Total value of the top 10 most expensive home sales in the Hamptons over the past year

The Most Expensive Homes on the Market If You Want to Buy In…

East Hampton, $67.5 million
Southampton, $98 million
Water Mill, $69 million
North Haven, $56 million
Bridgehampton, $55 million
Sagaponack, $30 million
Amagansett, $85 million
Montauk, $8.8 million
Shelter Island, $18.25 million
Sag Harbor, $10.2 million
Wainscott, $23.5 million
Westhampton Beach, $17.75 million

Cash Is King

An all-time high 43% of U.S. home purchases in the first quarter of 2014 were all-cash deals—that’s up from 19% only a year prior.

New York, with 59% of its sales all-cash, was second only to Florida’s 64%. Of those all-cash buyers, 

54% were individual investors or people purchasing second homes.

Size Matters

Size matters?

That all depends on your perspective, especially when it comes to this new Bates + Masi home

$1,795,000 > Price tag

600 > Square Feet  

9 > Ocean Lane, Amagansett Address

2 > Bedrooms

1.5 > Baths

250 > Feet to the Ocean

2,992 > Dollars Per Square Foot

Then and Now

Year                        # of Home Sales               Total Home Sales
2013                                      2055                           3,517,087,536
2012                                      1625                           2,885,658,751
2011                                      1390                           2,420,670,712
2010                                      1485                           2,416,716,044
2009                                     1045                            1,708,389,549

Sources: RealtyTrac, Town & Country Real Estate, Zillow.com, Corcoran.com, news reports

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