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CP for SaleTracey Porpora at the Staten Island Advance chatted with our CEO, James Prendamano about the Millenial generation. Per a new study by Apartment List, 26-year-olds are now, more than ever, more likely to live with a parent than a spouse.  In fact, just 50 years ago the percentage of 26-year-olds living with a spouse was 76%.  That number has now reduced to only 24%.  What is causing this rapid decline?  


“As so many things have changed over the last 20 years, so have our social patterns and that indelibly ties to real estate patterns.  Today, the average age for marriage is 28.2, so you’re seeing these folks stay at home longer in many cases to pay back large student loans, save on housing costs, etc.,” said James Prendamano. 


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Buy Property in Kitzbuhel Casandra Properties

Investing in real estate is always a good idea. You can choose to buy the place to make it your new home, or you can rent it for tourists that are on vacation. Either way, it is a big decision, and it involves a lot of money. You need to be prepared to set aside a large sum of cash if you are planning on buying a new house or apartment. You can choose any place in the world that suits you and your family best and decide to buy a home or apartment there. What you plan on doing next, it is up to you.  

You might not have known this, but Austria is very popular among people if they are looking to buy a property. The town of Kitzbühel is very famous for its natural landscape. Click on the link for moreühel. It

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Staten Island rentersJames Prendamano, CEO of Casandra Properties discussed the analysis by the home search platform with Tracey Porpora from the Staten Island Advance.  According to the study Staten Island had 2,327 heat-related 311 complaints from renters last year. These complaints are among a total of 221,858 complaints from New Yorkers.  


James was quoted saying “Last year Staten Island registered only 1% of the city-wide complaints.  Unfortunately, we are predicting these types of complaints to increase as the new rent laws have significantly impacted investors motivation to invest in this type of infrastructure and upgrades for their buildings overall.”


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61 Weiner StThe Nixon McGowan Team of Casandra Properties is proud to announce their new listing located at 61 Weiner Street in the Charleston area of Staten Island, NY.  

Move right into this impeccably kept two (2) family detached all brick home in quaint area. Enter in to the grand two (2) story foyer of this home featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, and a one bedroom apartment.  The first floor features foyer, living room, dining room, family Room, eat in kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite counter tops.

Design features include hardwood floors throughout and fireplace and sliders out to large back yard. The master bedroom includes a full bath and jacuzzi tub. One bedroom apartment on second floor, partially finished basement with office, 2 car garage & 3

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Staten Island RailwayOur CEO, James Prendamano, recently had the opportunity to discuss the reasoning behind the increase in home prices that are within walking distance to the Staten Island Railway (SIR). According to the study you can get anywhere from 9%-34% higher price for your home vs. elsewhere on the Island. The average price of a home near a SIR station is $499,000, with the rest of the borough averaging $459,000.


James was quoted saying “All things being equal, it makes perfect sense the train stops from Mid-Island and those as you get closer to the ferry carry with them pricing bumps in and around the train stations.”


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If you are interested in selling your home or purchasing a new home we are here to help!  Please

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Are you looking for ways to add some life to the interior of your home? Do your wood doors look like they could use an update?

If so, then it may be time to install interior glass doors throughout your house or apartment. Not only will your home have a greater luxury feel to it, but you'll improve the convenience of tasks in each room.

The areas that are connected by glass doors will allow you to invite the right amount of sound and light. With our knowledge of home decor, you can use glass doors to create a more comfortable environment.

Here are six ways to brighten your home with interior glass doors.

Brighten Your Home Casandra Properties

1. Improving Kitchen Appearance

Some of you may be trying to remodel your kitchen in order to make cooking fun or get it ready for

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Not including housing debt, the average American carries just under $40,000 worth of loans in their financial portfolio. Those loans represent everything from student debt to personal loans acquired for car repairs.

If you have a large expense that you're facing down and don't have enough cash to deal with it, you may be considering heading to a lender to request money. What you'll find when you do that is a handful of different loan products that you can choose from, one of which will be an "unsecured personal loan".

Do you want to know how to get an unsecured loan? Are you curious to know what an unsecured loan even is?

If you answered yes to either of those questions, keep reading!

Get An Unsecured Loan Casandra Properties

What Is an Unsecured Loan?

Before you take the time

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Take a tour of this beautiful home located at 305 Amber Street in Staten Island, New York.  This home is available for sale.  If interested in this home give us a call at 718-816-7799 or email to schedule an appointment.

See more homes available for sale in Staten Island.


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Whether you are a beginning investor or someone who has been involved in purchasing real estate for a while, it is wise to hire a property management company to manage your rental property. Perhaps you have heard that a lawyer should not defend himself or that a doctor should not treat himself. Likewise, a property owner should not manage his or her own property. Here are ten reasons why you may want to consider hiring a professional rental management company.

The ability to professionally manage the company

As a property owner, you must be able to access your own strengths and weaknesses. You may be extremely good at capitalizing on a good real estate deal, but not very good at managing people. A good property manager will be able to keep things on

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Despite a serious dip, the housing market is starting to pick back up. With a few exceptions, the number of home sales per year has been steadily increasing since 2010, and this trend may continue.

A better market is no excuse to not do research, though. There are still a lot of factors that go into how well a house will sell and how much it will sell for.

You might start by looking into real estate trends to understand what's selling and why. We'll talk more about some of these trends in the paragraphs below.

Sell Your Home Fast With Casandra Properties

1. Housing Prices Have Gone Up; Buyers Have Gone Down

The economy may be getting back on track finally, but it's far from fixed. Employment is up, and wages are slowly increasing.

Costs and interest rates are also increasing, and

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