November 8, 2006
Luxury Condo living on Long Island is becoming increasingly popular. Due to the skyrocketing housing market, people can no longer afford to rent. The tax advantages available are very attractive and can make owning a condo more economical than renting. Condos are a viable option for people from all walks of life, as they offer many amenities with little to no maintenance required. Below are some examples of condos found on Long Island.
The Villages at Mt Sinai Homes is a prestigious gated community located close to the Long Island Sound and three major highways, including the Long Island Expressway (LIE). Amenities include a 4,900 square feet clubhouse, a fitness center, swimming pool and tennis courts. Lawn care and snow removal are taken care of by the community, resulting in a low maintenance living experience. Home prices start at $613,000.
The Berkshire at Maple is another fine example of a Long Island luxury condominiums. There are twenty-four units situated in the middle of Rockville Center. The short commute to Manhattan makes this an ideal location for those who want to be close to the city, but still have a peaceful atmosphere. Units range from $495,000 to $635,000.
The Estates, a 310-unit development in North Hills, is also a popular luxury condo site. Prices start at $202,000 and rise to $355,000. Amenities include tennis courts, a swimming pool, fitness center and lawn maintenance. This development is also located near the interstate for easy commuting.
Nassau County is a prime location for luxury condominiums. Although prices are at a premium, many are willing to pay for the location, safety and luxury offered. Many love the short commute to the city, which allows them the luxury of a slower pace when they get home. The good school systems are a vital aspect for families and the country setting is attractive to all. It is close to the excitement of New York City nightlife, but also has it's own entertainment for those who wish to stay closer to home. There are also several senior communities that have exciting activities for residents. Overall, Long Island condominiums are a popular and economical choice for people of all walks of life.