Nobody knew what was in store at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in March, but when schools and offices shut down and the threat of the virus in New York City was greater than ever, many wealthy families beelined to their Hamptons homes.
Always a sought-after destination between Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend, the Hamptons is relatively quiet in March and April and is nearly vacant in the winter months. With Covid-19 still a looming threat, many city dwellers are taking advantage of the seclusion in the Hamptons and renting in the off-season this winter and even up to a year.
Since March, the market has been fierce, with many bidding wars and sales over asking prices due to low inventory and high demand.
“Once the stay-at-home order