FOLLOW THE SHORE Summary highlights of comparative observations from two Long Island markets and the San Juan Islands: West Coast | San Juan County
East Coast | North Shore
• The county median was slightly older than South Shore homes, but current RSIR listings are newest.
• Comparatively less expensive to buy vs. the South Shore, but more heavily taxed.
• Much more expensive to buy, with taxes lower than on the North Shore.
• RSIR listings are most expansive; the county median acreage was more than Forbes’ priciest Long Island towns.
• Older homes, some dating from the 19th century.
• Newer homes than on the North Shore.
• Greater acreage than on the South Shore.
• Less acreage than North Shore or RSIR current listings.
• Price reductions from list are similar to those of high-end sales in the San Juans.
• Price per square foot much higher than in the San Juans.
• Both median indoor square feet and price per square foot are lowest. • Selling prices are closest to offered prices. • Taxes are lowest of the three areas compared.
• Highest taxes paid.
East Coast | South Shore
• Price reductions are twice the median for San Juan County.
W W W. LEG ACY H O M E SRE P O R T.CO M
Published on Aug 4, 2016
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