Anyone that considers the difference between renting and owning a home knows that there are a lot of advantages to homeownership.

One of the biggest advantages is the tax savings you can get. Buying a home is the American dream and the tax code has a number of incentives to encourage people to realize that dream.

The tax code is complicated, so you may not be aware of all of the homeowner tax deductions that are available.

Do you want to know more about the tax deductions for homeowners? Read on to learn the top deductions you can take and lower your tax bill.

Mortgage Interest

You don’t want to buy a home just for the tax breaks, but they are a nice bonus. One of the big bonuses is the ability to write off mortgage interest paid…

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Are you ready to move but you're dreading putting your house on the real estate market?

Moving is an exciting experience, but selling a home can be a stressful and lengthy process. The good news is you have other options that are worth considering.

Do you want to know more about how you can sell your house for cash? Keep reading to learn 7 impressive benefits of taking this route.

1. You're Guaranteed a Quick Sale

Selling your home can take months or even longer than a year if you list your house on the real estate market.

If you're moving to pursue a brighter future or you can't afford your mortgage, then this downtime can be detrimental. When you research the best we buy houses company near me, you'll be surprised that many…

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If you're ready to sell your home fast, an as is home sale is one of the most effective ways to do it.

Before you post your listing, there are a few crucial things to be aware of so you can get your home sold quickly and for the most money possible.

Read on for a list of five helpful tips that can help you sell your home fast.

1. Clean Everything Thoroughly

Even if you're having an as is home sale, you should still clean the home as thoroughly as possible.

A spotless abode will entice buyers, and the "as is" items may not look quite as intimidating. Take the time to clean every room and make it look as neat and tidy as you can before listing.

2. Be Honest in Your As Is Home Sale Listing

When you sell a home as it is, there are…

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Owning a home is part of the stereotypical American dream, and for good reason. Whether you're trying to find a place to call home, or want to buy a home as an investment or rental property, there are plenty of good reasons to buy real estate.

Finding the perfect place to invest in real estate can be a little trickier, and that's why we're here to help. Read on for our guide to the best areas to invest in real estate. 

Best Areas to Invest In Real Estate Casandra Properties

Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville has always been a hugely popular destination for country music fans, but the city has recently expanded its tourism appeal to a far larger segment of the population. Everywhere you look people are roaming the streets of Nashville, and it's become one of the most popular destinations for…

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2-4 St.PaulsCasandra Properties is proud to announce their new listing located at 2-4 St. Pauls and 65 St. Pauls Avenue, Staten Island, NY.  This sale consists of two (2) separate addresses being sold as a package. 2-4 St. Pauls is a newer commercial building consisting of 5 two bedrooms apartments, plus roof deck and two commercial storefronts. 65 St. Pauls is a two (2) family which is located just a few doors up the block which abuts twelve (12) garages which are all fully rented. They will NOT be sold separately. The buildings are in excellent condition and have all market apartments. Conveniently located near Staten Island Ferry and Empire Outlets. AAA rated commercial tenant in 2-4. Tax abated.


For more information, please contact Casandra Properties at…

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Contemporary homes have some of the most amazing design elements. They stand out from all other types of home design because of this. So, if you've been considering doing some upgrades to your own home to transform it into contemporary, then you might need some design tips.

Contemporary homes have specific elements that make them contemporary. It's time to start your home's transformation today! Continue reading below to learn about the different things needed to make your home a contemporary one. 

Contemporary Materials 

You can find a lot of metal and glass material in contemporary homes. This is one of the main things that makes a contemporary home stand out from the rest. The materials can either be used on the interior or exterior of…

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Picture this:

You’ve just had the longest day at work. You’re ready to come home, kick your feet up and crack a cold one. But, the family wants to go out and see that new movie everyone’s been raving about.

But what if instead of going back out and spending too much money on tickets and popcorn, you could have the theater experience right from the comfort of your own home?

Learning how to build a home theater system is easy and can be tailored to fit any budget. 

Keep reading for an easy guide to building your very own home theater system set up. 

The Electronics

First and foremost, you’ll need to have the right electronics set up. But, with so many options, what should you choose?

It all boils down to the shape, size, and…

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When deciding to sell a home, one of the things you're probably thinking about is how much money you'll be able to make - will it be just enough to pay off your mortgage, will you earn a significant profit, or fall somewhere in the middle?

When figuring out how much extra cash, if any, you'll get after the sale closes, it's essential to consider not only the listing price but the cost of selling a house, such as realtor fees, as a commission must be paid to both the buyer's and seller's agents. Once you've determined the most likely figure, there are multiple ways to help ensure you get that amount or more and don't end up losing money instead.

Hire an Experienced Agent

Your first thought might be, "What if I don't hire an agent and sell…

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No asset in the world builds wealth more predictably than real estate. Investors from around the world pour millions into property every year expecting to see returns that will outpace traditional investments like mutual funds.

If you've saved up money and are thinking of putting it into a rental property, congratulations on undertaking the journey of becoming a landlord.

To help you down your path, our team has compiled a list of what we feel are the best countries to invest in abroad. This list of suggestions will help you find well-priced rental properties that will produce fantastic yields!

Vacation Homes Casandra Properties

1. Philippines

You'll find that several of the countries on our list are in Southeast Asia (SEA). That's because SEA tends to have low tax rates…

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About to buy a home? How exciting!

Keep in mind, however, that it can be a time-consuming process. There are just so many things that you have to do! For starters, you'll want to shop around for a mortgage.

That’s not all, you also want to find a good realtor. After all, they’re the ones who’ll be helping you find your dream home!

Need some tips? How about a house buying checklist? Because that’s what we’ve got for you here!

Keep reading to learn more!

Home Buying Checklist Casandra Properties

A House Buying Checklist For Soon-To-Be Homeowners

The house buying process consists of various steps. Here are some things that you'll want to do:

1. Define Your Budget 

Define your budget before you start looking at houses. Tell your real estate agent the maximum that you’re…

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