March 2019

Found 13 blog entries for March 2019.

Real Estate AgentThis process looks different in most states. However, the process has a similar structure wherever you go. In the state of New York, to qualify for licensure as a Real Estate Salesperson, a candidate must first register and complete a 75-hour salesperson course. A list of programs is provided by the state so you know where you can register. After you’ve completed the course, you must take and pass an exam administered by the Department of State. Once you’ve passed your test, before you can jump in the ring you need to find a sponsoring broker. Once you’ve done this, it’s time to get to business! Essentially, the process of becoming an agent is comprised of these steps:

 

  1.      Registering for a 75-hour real estate course 

Use this resource

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Famous Staten Island Residents

Although many people consider Staten Island the forgotten borough of New York City, the island has produced some of pop-cultures most famous across many industries. Some of the island’s most famous musicians include 

 

Wu-Tang Clan

This rap group assembled in the early 1990’s in Staten Island. They were considered a revolutionary rap group when they emerged on the scene. The group has gone on to become one the most well known rap groups in history. 

 

David Johansen

Johansen’s career budded in the late 1960’s where he was the lead singer of a Staten Island band called the Vagabond Missionaries. Later he also worked with the band The New York Dolls as a singer and songwriter. 

 

Joan Baez

Joan Baez career starts as far back

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91 New DorpCasandra Properties is pleased to announce the exclusive listing for 91 New Dorp Plaza, a 4400sf professional building located near the train station and municipal parking lot.  One of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Staten Island, New Dorp has bustling retail shops, restaurants as well as professional offices including medical, physical therapists, lawyers, accountant and architects. This New Dorp Commercial building is for sale and for lease.  Perfect opportunity to put your own business into this prime New Dorp Location.  Plenty of street parking available.  This commercial space is ideal for many uses including non-profit, professional office space, retail space or check with your architect to convert to mixed-use.

 

For more information,

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0 Barker StWe're pleased to present our next listing located on Barker Street. The lot is 5,810 SF located in the Port Richmond area and has several garages that are producing great income. This is a great opportunity for an owner user for storage of equipment in the lots as well as secure storage in the existing garages. It's also a great investment for anyone looking for a low maintenance, high rent situation in a growing market. Easily accessible by all major transportation. The asking price is $479,999. 

 

For more information contact the NixonMcGowan team at 718.816.7799 or email Brian@CasandraProperties.com or Rob@CasandraProperties.com

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60 BeachCasandra Properties has been retained to exclusively represent the sale of 60 Beach St. The property is a rare mixed-use brick building consisting of one storefront and one two (2) bedroom apartment. Current owner will be installing brand new storefront (see rendering). Rents are currently under market and present tremendous upside. Located in Opportunity Zone with huge tax benefits (consult with your tax professional today).  

 

It's in the heart of Stapleton just two blocks away from Urby, one of the key components of the North Shore Renaissance. In addition, local concepts such as The Coupe, The Hop Shoppe, and Honor Wines are just steps away. Easily accessible by all major transportation. 

 

For more information contact Brian and Rob at

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Just listed!Forest Ave

2645 Forest Ave, a conveniently located shopping center which is easily accessible from Rt. 278 and Rt 440.  3,200 sf of total space is available which can be subdivided into 1,600 sf units with wide store fronts and marquee visibility. Steps away from the UA Movie Theater, Home Depot and many other national brand tenants, the location lends itself to a host of uses.  Fully sprinklered, with high ceilings and ADA rest rooms, 2645 Forest Ave. is suitable for retail, office, fitness, auto sales, storage, etc.  If you are looking for ample parking for employees or customers, this center has 96 parking spots.  Co-tenancy includes Flynn & O’Hara Uniforms, The Crib Outlet, Royal Press and Bootleg Manning’s Craft Beer Tavern.  

 

Call Sonia

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Eagle RoadHere is a grand opportunity to own this move-in ready home in prime Westerleigh! Very large home with four spacious bedrooms, huge sunken living room, eat-in kitchen, bathroom with Italian marble, spacious basement, and huge yard! Fully equipped with solar panels to save the new owner a ton on electricity bills! The home is located central to shopping and all major highways on a safe and quiet block, don't miss this chance to live in one of the most desirable Staten Island neighborhoods, this home is a must see!

For more information contact Vlad/Angie at 718.816.7799 or Vlad@CasandraProperties.com and Angie.Master@CasandraProperties.com.   Eagle Rd

 

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Casandra Properties brings you a new series called Meet The Agents. Get to know our experienced and professional real estate agents in these short videos. Find out if they have any pets, what their worst job was, what superpower they would want, and more. A fun way to highlight some of the things you might not have known about your favorite agent at Casandra Properties. This video highlights our Operations Manager, Rebecca Matulonis. Look out for more Meet The Agent videos coming soon.

 

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CameraWhen it comes to capturing real estate, there is a big shift away from amateur photos. To really capture the attention of the consumer, photographs have to be next level. Whether you’re an agent, seller, or have a different perspective of the market, there are a few key ways to photograph your real estate that will set it aside from competitors.

 

Professional Real Estate Photography:

Do some research in your area and find a photographer who specializes in photographing real estate or architecture. These photographers should have a thorough understanding of the camera angles and lens that will capture your real estate in its best light. A photo can make or break a consumer’s first impression of your property. That’s why the right angle and

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Curb AppealCurb appeal is an important part of every home. When listing your home for sale sprucing up the place is an important part of the process. This rejuvenation should start outside with your landscaping to boost first impressions of your home and increase interest. The better your home looks outside; the more people will want to tour the interior. First impressions are everything. Potential homebuyers judge your home at first site. Boosting your landscaping is a great way to impact first impressions by putting your best foot forward. Homebuyers are more likely to be willing to tour a home if the landscaping and general curb appeal wows them. Don’t be lackluster. A clean and fresh exterior makes it easier for a potential buyer to see themselves in your

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