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In early 2020, when the initial impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic were felt around the world, almost no industry was spared. 

However, as the months went on, the pandemic has led to a real estate boom, causing the market to skyrocket. 

So, this sounds like a good time to get involved with the real estate market, right? The answer is that it depends. If you know the right type of real estate to buy, then this could be the perfect opportunity to get started.

This guide is here to help.

Keep reading to learn more about the best real estate types to explore during this ongoing pandemic, whether you're buying it for yourself or as an investment.

Types of Property To Buy During Pandemic

A Home That Fits the 30/30/3 Rule

When you're buying a home for yourself, it can be hard

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There's no denying the significant impact COVID-19 had on real estate markets. Whether you're a buyer or a seller, 2020 has given a glimpse at the future of real estate.

If you're in the real estate industry, take a look at these three reasons why the global pandemic has shaken property markets across the globe.

Future of Real Estate 

1. Commercial Office Demand Will Drop

COVID-19 has shuttered commercial properties and has forced many workers to telecommute. As commercial offices remain empty, investors should consider the long-term impacts of this change. 

Employers are starting to understand the benefits of having most or all their employees work from home. Companies are saving money by not paying for commercial property rent. They also understand the

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Buying, building, renovating, and re-selling property is not only a very exciting endeavor, it can also become very costly. Having to work with a raw piece of land or a deteriorated old home costs a lot of capital to fix and build. Even though the end result will generate a greater income and profit, it’s getting started which can be the problem. 

This is why many property developers consider property development financing to get them started. If you are a beginner in the industry who aren’t quite sure what kind of financing you should apply for, then you’ll learn more about the three main types of property development finance right here. 

Types of property development

1. Residential Development Financing

This will be a loan that is given to anyone who want to erect

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Talk about the need for additional office space or extra storage solutions and the first thing that might not come to mind is utilizing a shipping container to handle your needs for additional space.  But, it’s true. 

Shipping containers have been nothing short of a revolution across industries and businesses, thanks primarily to their massive variety of applications and the fact that they are easily customizable for almost any purpose.

Apart from offering a quick and efficient solution to the need for working space and storage, a shipping container is also known to be way more eco-friendly and budget-friendly than its traditional counterparts. It is no surprise that these containers are becoming a popular go-to option for an array of businesses

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Owning a business means becoming an expert in compliance. Tax regulations, filing deadlines, and other legal issues rule how and when you can do business. 

But not all businesses have the same amount of paperwork to keep up with. There are several different types of business entities that all come with their own set of rules.

Two of the most common business entities are corporations and LLCs. Take a look at this overview of when you should choose a corporation vs LLC. 

Corporation Vs LLC Whats the difference

What is a Limited Liability Company?

A Limited Liability Company is a state-recognized entity. It's an entity many people choose instead of a sole proprietorship to help protect their personal assets.

Some states require special LLCs if you work in a certain industry.

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Going green? You should be!

Solar energy is becoming more accessible, bringing value to our planet and to your home or business. But what exactly is solar energy and how can it help you? We have the answer to this loaded question and more.

Continue reading for a crash course in how solar energy companies can help you improve the energy efficiency in your home or business without sacrificing a thing.

Go Green Solar Energy

What Is Solar Energy?

Solar energy is a renewable energy source that harvests radiation from the sun and turns it into energy. Solar power is growing increasingly more popular, for good reason.

Unlike other energy sources, solar does not pollute, so it is a cleaner energy source which is better for us and the planet alike. Another attractive

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CEO James Prendamano welcomes and sits down withBank United’s Vice President of Commercial Private Banking Fulton Marshall & the Senior VP of Commercial Banking Private Team, Megan Hallinan during this episode of the Casandra Properties Podcast. 


They are two of Bank United’s finest professionals: Megan Hallinan and Fulton Marshall. Both seasoned professionals have worked in the banking industry for 15 years each. They do things differently. And these are the people you want behind you during times that are an anomaly right now, emphasizes James Prendamano.



What Makes Bank United So Different?


Megan Hallinan joined Bank United in 2015. Prior to that, she was an executive at both North Fork Bank and Capital One. So for

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Hiring A Hotel Development Company

Running a successful hotel requires much more than a great breakfast buffet and clean linen. With tourism reaching a new high and more people looking for a breakaway at all-inclusive accommodation sites, the hotel industry is booming. Because it’s booming, competition is also very steep. You might be considering going into hotel property development or business development to provide a luxurious stay to tourists to become part of the action. Fact of the matter is, the industry can be really tough and without the right kind of guidance you might just throw thousands of dollars in the water. 

To help you achieve guaranteed success, especially if you’re a beginner, you will need professionals who are equipped in reaching high success in the

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If you have experienced water damage in your home, you are not the only one! But don't panic, there is something you can do about it. There are different things that can cause water flooding in your home, and they can put homeowners in a very uncomfortable position.

Sometimes the flooding can happen from burst pipes, and at other times it can happen from heavy rains. It is really something that you cannot predict, and it is okay not to know how to deal with it. Luckily, this guide will show you what your best options and which steps you need to take to minimize the damage.

What should you do if you notice that a part of your home has been flooded? If you want to keep reading more about this topic, please follow the link:

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Many businesses, real estate companies included, usually aim to expand their operations after a few years. Before pushing through, however, there are many factors to consider carefully. Timing is a crucial one. Expanding too soon can “shock” your organization; expanding too late, on the other hand, may mean missed-out opportunities.

Aside from the right timing, there are also other considerations to think about if you’re serious about expansion. Here are some of the most important ones:

Expanding Real Estate Company

How Are You Going to Hire More Agents?

Expansion can mean a lot of things for different businesses. For real estate brokerages, this can mean hiring more agents in order to accommodate more clients. The issue here is that it can be difficult to find

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