Top Agents Are Letting Us In on Where to Buy and Rent In the Hamptons

Filipe Pereira and Austyn Zung Sag Harbor Home

Photograph by Tria Giovan – From the HC&G July 1 2021 issue

If you’ve been falling in love with the Hamptons this summer and are now looking to buy or are just hoping to find a last-minute rental for August, it helps to have some expert insight to guide your search.

While there are many stunning parts of the East End to discover, and everyone’s wish list looks different, top agents have shared exclusively in the Hamptons Design Guide 2022 their thoughts on where to buy and rent, and why. Read on to see what they had to say.

Filipe Pereira and Austyn Zung Sag Harbor Pool House

Photograph by Tria Giovan – From the HC&G July 1 2021 issue

“Southampton is the best option for people who are still occasionally commuting to the city.” – Dana Trotter, Sotheby’s International Realty

“Sag Harbor Village is always in demand because it’s so close to everything, but you also sacrifice space, size, and elbow room.” – Martha Gundersen, Douglas Elliman Real Estate

“There’s really not a single spot on the East End that, if purchased for the right price, will not turn into a good investment.” – RC Atlee, Compass

Wide Home Entrance with Large Windows and Red Door

Photograph by Tria Giovan – From the HC&G May/June 2021 issue

“Amagansett has some very nice neighborhoods north of the highway.” – Ryan Jacka, Sotheby’s International Realty

“When possible, renters want to walking distance to water and easy access to amenities. That’s why Montauk is popular: There’s always water nearby.” – Denise Wider, Douglas Elliman Real Estate 

“Pine Neck, North Sea, and Noyack are good options for people who are looking in always-tight Sag Harbor as long as they are willing to stretch outside their comfort zone.”  – Denise Wider, Douglas Elliman Real Estate