A real estate agent can make or break your life. Buying and selling property is a tricky business and can go very wrong if you have the wrong person working for you. Before you decide to vet a real estate agent you want to work with, you must be familiar with what a real estate agent does – their responsibilities towards you. Here is exactly how a real estate agent will help you.

How Does A Real Estate Agent Help

  1. Real estate agents help you out with the nitty-gritty of the property stuff. They are supposed to educate you about the current market and future trends. This is to set a background and the first sign you have stumbled upon a good agent is their willingness to educate you about the marketing trends and help you understand how it all works.
  2. The second thing a good…

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Nantucket is one of the most beautiful islands in the United States. Many people make the move there each year. Making the decision to move is not an easy one, especially when it comes to purchasing a property. Those who want to live near the sea should continue reading so they can learn some helpful tips that will assist them in purchasing the Nantucket home of their dreams. 

Buying Property On Nantucket

Nantucket Is a Paradise

Nantucket is considered a beach lover's paradise. In the off-season, this island is quiet and serene. During the summer, Nantucket comes alive with visitors and events, which make every day exciting and unique. Those who want to learn more can find more details by continuing to read below. 

7 Tips for Purchasing a Nantucket Property

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Have you noticed a foul smell coming from your AC? Does it turn on and off repeatedly? You have to be no expert in air conditioners to realize there is something wrong with your unit. 

Troubleshooting air-conditioning issues on time is of great importance for preventing complete system breakdowns. Otherwise, you might risk your summer comfort.

Have a look at the most common defects, which need AC repair troubleshooting.

AC Repair

Bad smells coming from the system

A common AC problem that requires troubleshooting is the burning or musty smell originating from the vents or the central unit. Both types of odors indicate different problems with the system. For instance, an electrical odor indicates a wiring problem in the motor, whereas a burning…

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Scandinavian design is getting more and more popular around the world. What should you know about it and how to decor your house using Scandinavian style?

Scandinavian Design

What is it all about?

The Scandinavian style is probably well known to you, even if you don't realize that. Simple features, inspiration by nature, minimalism and the widespread use of wood - those are the distinctive features of this style. What makes it so popular among people around the world is the fact, that it can look good literally everywhere.

But the look isn't everything to the Scandinavian style. Above everything else, it's about functionality and making the everyday life easier, more comfortable and easier to deal with everyday situations. This is the reason why interiors created…

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French doors are a popular choice for many homeowners in Staten Island. They provide the perfect amount of ventilation, sunlight, and security to any home. But what if you want an even more custom look? Worry less! This blog will continue to share what you should know about these types of doors. Continue reading!

French Doors On Staten Island

Could There Be Timber French Doors on Staten Island? 

Staten Island is a part of the New York City borough home to over half a million people. 

The island is known for its tight-knit communities and love of Staten Island, which makes it no surprise that they are pushing hard for iconic features like French timber doors on Staten Island. After all, who wants just another set of aluminum or vinyl-clad doors when you could have…

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On this episode of the Casandra Properties podcast, CEO, podcast host and published author James Prendamano and Chief Marketing Officer Peter Gambino sit down in the studio with Khari Harper, a self-made entrepreneur, client acquisition specialist and founder of The Real Estate Robot.

 

Always an Entrepreneur

Khari Harper takes it back to the beginning for the Casandra Properties Podcast audience. When he graduated from high school (less than a decade ago), he wasn’t sure exactly what he was going to do, but he certainly knew the 9-5 life wasn’t appealing to him. Khari shares on this real estate podcast that he quit every job he’s ever had, as they were not fulfilling him. He sold cars, did landscaping, and even delivered pizzas.…

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On this episode of the Casandra Properties podcast, CEO, podcast host and published author James Prendamano sits with Kimberly Marie of Waz Invesments, an accomplished fitness trainer and physical therapist who left her 9-5 to pursue entrepreneurship and become a successful real estate investor in the Indianapolis market.

A Strong, Supportive Mother

Kimberly takes it back to beginning for the Casandra Properties Podcast audience. While she had a grandmother and an uncle who worked in real estate, she didn’t exactly expect to work in real estate herself. As mentioned earlier, she pursued a career in physical fitness and physical therapy. She does, however, say that she always had a strong and supportive mother who believed in her.…

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Long before the first retail apocalypse and the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, commercial real estate brokers have always been on the hunt for interesting and creative opportunities for commercial space. As the professionals in the real estate industry are all well aware, vacant commercial space currently abounds, while the opposite could be said for residential real estate these days -- but no one’s complaining.

 

Forbes asked our own Casandra Properties CEO, podcast host, and author James Prendamano recently on the situation with vacant commercial real estate. James Prendamano has always been an accurate predictor of market conditions and recovery, having survived the 2008 crisis.

 

Forbes asked professional real estate brokers how…

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For the last five years, James Prendamano, CEO of Casandra Properties, podcast host and published author, has been telling his clients and anyone who would listen about the decentralization of real estate, not only in New York City, but across all major cities. “We started to see this manifest in the last year or so – when the private sector was pumping billions of dollars into single-family residence acquisitions.” James Prendamano adds that they have also told clients to keep an eye out for local laws coming down the legislative pipeline in major cities. 

Just this week, the Albany Common Council passed Local Law F of 2021, more commonly known as the Good Cause Eviction Law. There are several components of the bill. In Albany, landlords…

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Moving into a new house can be an exciting adventure and a new beginning. However, the process of moving all your belongings and shifting your life to a new place can also be somewhat challenging. There are always ways to overcome the stress you may feel when relocating to a new home. Here are some helpful tips that will make your moving experience less challenging and more rewarding. 

Moving Experience

  1. Plan Everything

The most important thing you will need to keep in mind when moving is that being organized can work miracles. If you plan everything ahead of time and stay organized while following a schedule, your move will be pretty smooth and hassle-free. Start by choosing the correct dates for your move, then plan where everything will go and how…

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