A growing number of families rent properties in Sag Harbor during the off-season so that their children can attend the public schools there. Many of them close their houses in neighboring districts for the winter; some keep them open to return on occasional weekends.
The Town of East Hampton is set to give its approval to a $41 million plan that calls for dredging the navigational channel into Montauk Harbor and to deposit sand on beaches along Block Island Sound to the west to build a new public beach.
Though slow to catch on, many agents now recommend that sellers stage their properties — both indoors and out. “Stagers are worth their weight in gold,” said Judi Desiderio, founder of Town and Country Real Estate.
The issue of a public restroom in Amagansett — which has become something of an inside joke despite years of discussion — was abruptly pushed to the front burner when a land-use consultant announced that Randy Lerner has proposed a building that would house two unisex restrooms and a retail space.