The North Fork Insider

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Lavender Farm in East Marion

Lavender Farm in East Marion

The traffic on the North Fork, mostly East Marion with back ups to Chapel Lane, over this past weekend was a first.  Over the last several years, we have seen the Lavender Farm in East Marion growing wildly.  The draw to this oasis of purple has brought crowds we...
5 Trends that will Shape Real Estate in 2016

5 Trends that will Shape Real Estate in 2016

According to Realtor Magazine, Realtor.com, 2016 should be interesting. 1. We’ll return to normal (Anyone remember normal?) 2. Generational shuffle will make 2016 the best year to sell in the near future 3. Builders will focus on more affordable price points 4. Higher...
The Peconic Bay Tax & Uncle Sam

The Peconic Bay Tax & Uncle Sam

Peconic Bay Region Community Preservation Fund The Community Preservation Fund (CPF) was adopted by the five Eastern Towns of Suffolk County in 1999.These monies/tax, which are collected at the time of a closing,  are used to purchase development rights on farm land....
Decoding Your Property Tax Assessment

Decoding Your Property Tax Assessment

Decoding Your Property Tax Assessment If looking at your tax bill brings back memories of being a freshman in high school and suddenly realizing you are in trig class with a bunch of seniors, you are not alone (and I think the tax folks like it that way).  But I...
Orient Native is Broker/Owner of North Fork Real Estate Inc

Orient Native is Broker/Owner of North Fork Real Estate Inc

“Kristen Rishe’s initial foray into real estate was anything but conventional. The Orient native began working for Century 21 Albertson Realty in Southold in 1996, after her husband, Greg, declined an offer from the company. “[Greg] wasn’t interested, so he sent...