Author: Heather Buchanan

A modernist gem in Sagaponack moves along with the times.

Now in his 80s and still going strong, architect Harry Bates of Bates Masi + Architects continues to raise the bar on innovative East End architecture.

From homes with exquisite gardens to modern condominiums we've got the 411 on the most desired in Hamptons real estate.

Who would have thought a converted Quaker meetinghouse would make the perfect pad for pioneering ad exec Richard Kirshenbaum? Sometimes, things just click.

From famous faces to desired interior designers, the Hamptons is crawling with potential buyers looking for that perfect pad for the summer season. Discover who's shopping around for the next best buy on the East End.

From rumors of the beautiful Jennifer Lopez moving into a $10 million dollar, 8,500-square-foot-mansion mansion in Water Mill to discovering the past lives of popular area brokers, we've got all the details on real estate gossip.

The summer looks to be sizzling this year while East End sales have continued the robust trend with 631 transactions worth $910 million in the first quarter of 2013.

The latest status symbol to take advantage of the East End's ocean, sound, and bays? The mega yacht. Discover these floating Hamptons palaces and see which top designers are moving into town.

Get the inside scoop on East End real estate.

At $65 million, Robert Hurst’s 11,700-square-foot compound in Sagaponack is setting a new high-water mark in Hamptons real estate.

What is it about the Hamptons that has made it such a bastion of experimental architecture? Perhaps being America’s playground somehow invites construction that tests the imagination.

Realism first put the Hamptons on the art map in the late 1800s. Southampton became the destination of choice for aspiring artists, thanks to William Merritt Chase and the Shinnecock Hills Summer School of Art, for which Chase created the Art Village.

Artist Cindy Sherman casts her eye on a historic Greek Revival in Sag Harbor.

Inside stories behind area real estate deals

Deeds & Don'ts looks back on a decade of covering the inside story of real estate. Plus the latest...