There are many Homes For Sale In Long Island.
There are moderately priced homes for sale in long island, from the 300’s all the way up to 40 million dollars. Taxes in these neighborhoods have gone up considerably over the last decade, when compared to the rest of the Nation. Approximately 63 percent of homeowners’ property tax payments will go to schools, 21 percent to local governments and 16 percent to the county. However, you do not need to live in a multi million dollar home to live on Long Island. There are beautiful neighborhoods in Long Island. They are Great Neck, Kingspoint, Roslyn, Upper Brookville, Old Westbury, Westbury, Manhasset Hills, Dix Hills & the infamous Hamptons. There are an array of home styles of these homes. Colonial, Cape, Single Story, Cottage, Farmhouse, Ranch, Splanch & Vicotrian just to name a few.
Advantages vs Disadvantages
Although there may be some disadvantages by living in the more suburban areas of NYC, keep in mind that there are alternative ways of getting to work. Just look at our selection of homes for sale in Long Island. One thing is for sure, if you intend on living in Long Island, get ready for a long commute to New York City if that is where you work. You must make sure you leave at least 1.5 hours prior to being on time at work if your driving or even if you commute via Long Island Rail Road. New York City traffic is intense during rush hour.
There are of course many advantages of living on Long Island. Children would love the farm activities, horseback riding, festivals, amusement park centers & Splish Splash (Water Ride Theme Park) We must not forget the beaches, boating, nightlife at Fire Island & The Hamptons, where all the largest gatherings and parties take place. They also have huge malls. The followings malls are Roosevelt Field, Tanger Outlet Riverhead and last but not least the Americana Manhasset Shopping Center.