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Hempstead, New York 11550
The Hempstead, New York Homes for sale and Hempstead, New York Real Estate Listings report is a weekly guide to assist prospective home buyers and sellers in the purchase or sale of Hempstead, New York Real Estate and Hempstead New York Homes for Sale.
The report provides free multiple listing property search of Hempstead, New York Homes for Sale information including Cooperatives and Condos, foreclosure and short sale data. Hempstead Homes or Sale are also broken down by price range to give purchasers an idea of the number of homes available.
Hempstead homes sold information is also provided to prospective home buyers and sellers to aid in determining property value.
The Village of Hempstead is located in the Town of Hempstead. It is referred to as Hempstead Village to distinguish it from the Town of Hempstead. In addition to being the seat of government for the Town of Hempstead, the Village of Hempstead is also the most populous in the state of New York.
The Village of Hempstead was settled in the Spring of 1644 by thirty to forty Puritan families that had crossed the Long Island Sound from Stamford, Connecticut to Hempstead Harbor and made their way to the current site of Hempstead Village. The site of the settlement was part of land purchased by Robert Fordham and James Carman on behalf of the Puritans in the fall of 1643. The parties to the real estate negotiation in addition to Messiers Fordham and Carman were representatives of the Marsapeague (Massapequa), Mericock (Merrick), Matinecock and Rekowake (Rockaway). Tackapousha, who was Sachem (Chief) of the Marsapeague served as the spokesman for the Indian tribes. 64, 000 acres of land were sold for items worth less than $100.
Hempstead New York Homes Available for Sale
As of December 27, 2010, there were 343 Hempstead, NY homes for sale in Hempstead. Of the 343 homes there are 20 foreclosure and 139 homes marketed as short sales. The median list price is $260,000.
The price range with the largest amount of Hempstead NY Homes for Sale is below $200,000. There are 98 homes available in this price range.
Hempstead, New York Homes Sold
The three month period September 14, 2010 to December 13, 2010, accounted for 43 of the 202 home sales. The median sales price for this three month period was $200,000.
Data Source: Multiple Listing Service of Long Island
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