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September 2021 - Jean-Luc Andriot - Post 3

Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, but the supply feels like it's dwindling.¹ You're not alone either if you're already feeling drained by the complex logistics of trying to sell and buy a new home all at once.

Searching for a new home can be exciting, but many homebuyers admit that it can also be stressful, especially if you live in an unpredictable market with plenty of competitors. Unfortunately, waiting out a competitive housing market isn’t always the best idea either since listings are expected to remain limited in the most coveted neighborhoods for some time.²

That doesn't mean, though, that you should just

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From Realtor.com, John Steinbeck’s Sag Harbor, NY, Home on the Market for $16.75M for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 082421

The Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck’s sweet retreat in Sag Harbor, NY, is on the market. The quaint cottage on 1.8 acres is available for $16,750,000.

Steinbeck purchased the home, built in 1953, with his third wife, Elaine, in the mid-1950s. He split his time between the waterfront property and his home on the Upper East Side until his death in 1968, the New York Times notes.

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August 2021 - Jean-Luc Andriot - Post 3

It’s the old supply-and-demand predicament: Home sales in the U.S. continue at a torrid pace, but the availability of listings remains limited. Buoyed by historically low mortgage rates, buyers keep shopping for homes, reducing the available inventory and sparking a rise in home prices across the country.

News website The Atlantic summarized the sizzling home market this way:

“Pick a housing statistic at random, and it’s probably setting an all-time record. Home prices: record high. Inventory: record low. Percentage of homes selling above asking price: record high. Average time on market: record low.”¹

Meanwhile, homebuilders are contending with an increase in material costs and a shortage of labor. These issues come amid an ongoing shortage of

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From Realtor.com, Matt Lauer’s Waterfront Home in the Hamptons Resurfaces for $44M for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 072821

The former “Today Show” co-host Matt Lauer is once again trying to change the channel on his Hamptons home. His compound in Sag Harbor, NY, has returned to market with a price of $43,995,000.

The property had been listed in June 2019 for $44.8 million, following the former anchor’s divorce from Annette Roque. But that price failed to attract a buyer. The waterfront abode came back on the market in the fall of 2019, with a slightly lowered asking price of $43.99 million.

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From Realtor.com, Real Estate and the City: Cynthia Nixon Buys NYC Townhome for $4.4M for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 070821

Raise your cosmo! With filming underway of the HBO Max show “And Just Like That,” a sequel to “Sex and the City,” Cynthia Nixon has also been busy off-camera.

The actress and her wife, Christine Marinoni, have reportedly picked up a Manhattan multiunit townhome for $4.4 million, according to the New York Post. Located on the East Side Kip’s Bay neighborhood, the posh property offers a total of 4,000 square feet and exposed brick walls, and is currently configured as three apartments. 

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From Realtor.com, Robert Redford Selling $4.9M Horse Whisper Ranch in Utah for Jean-Luc Andriot blog 062521

Back in the mid-1990s, the legendary actor and director Robert Redford scooped up a ranch in Charleston, UT.

The rustic (yet refined) property is just a 15-minute drive north of Sundance, UT, where he famously founded the Sundance Mountain Resort and Sundance Institute, which organizes the Sundance Film Festival.

Known as Horse Whisper Ranch, the 30-acre parcel—which Redford transformed into a horse ranch—is now on the market for $4.9 million.

The offering includes four buildings: a 1,460-square-foot cottage with two bedrooms) a 1,996-square-foot garden/hobby house, a wood shop spanning 3,200 square feet, as well as a garage to store boats and an RV. Horse riding facilities include a pasture, hay barn, four-stall breezeway barn, and covered

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