Tag Archives: Hamptons

NEW YORK: Hamptons Home Of Late Gay Couple Sells For Record-Setting $145M

The Hamptons estate of a late gay couple sold this week for $145M, the highest price for a residential property in US history. But there’s an ugly story here. The massive estate was the dream home of Christopher H. Browne, the former managing director of the Tweedy, Browne Company investment firm – he died December 2009 at age 62 from ...

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Fiscal Cliff Prompts “Panic Home Selling” Among Hamptons Mega-Millionaires

The New York Daily News reports that the approaching fiscal cliff has prompted a rash of slashed mansion prices in the Hamptons.  Some homes have been marked down to only $20 million! Hamptons homeowners have launched a selling spree, offering fire sale prices to get rid of their properties before higher capital gains tax rates are expected to kick in ...

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Photo Of The Day

Mitt Romney faced some protesters at his fundraiser in the Hamptons. What was billed as a day of elegant campaign events at the homes of the ultrarich turned out to be an afternoon of curious and clashing tableaus: protesters with their bandannas and Occupy Wall Street-inspired chants (“We got sold out, banks got bailed out!”) standing amid multimillion-dollar mansions, where ...

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Hamptons Fundraiser

Last week GOP flacks went ballistic over “elitist Hollywood-owned” Obama and his celebrity-filled fundraiser at the home of Sarah Jessica Parker. And last month, the president got the same treatment for George Clooney’s event. But it’ll be radio silence on this David Koch soiree, bet on it. Source.

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Palin Eyeing Hamptons Home?

New York Social Diary reports a rumor that Sarah Palin is shopping for a new home in the Hamptons. The rumor going around is that Sarah Palin, the now ex-governor of Alaska, has been looking at real estate in the Hamptons and is considering three different properties in Hampton Bays. The presumed projection is that Ms. Palin is going to ...

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