celiaStaten Island, New York: Celia Iervasi, a recent inductee into the Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR) Hall of Fame has joined Casandra Properties as a member of their Real Estate division.

Ms. Iervasi, who is an Associate Broker, has been selling real estate for the past 14 years.  Over the last ten years, Ms. Iervasi sold nearly $110 million dollars worth of real estate making her a SIBOR Top Producer for 10 years in a row and earning her a place in their prestigious Hall of Fame.

Ms. Iervasi recently made the move to Casandra Properties because she wanted to expand her reach into the North Shore of Staten Island and Brooklyn.

“I am thrilled to be working with James Prendamano, John Pitera and all the terrific men and women at Casandra…

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Real Estate Tip: Housing Needs

Like the video shows, your home should fit the way you live, with spaces and features that appeal to the whole family.

Before you begin looking at homes make a list of your priorities – things like location and size.

  • Should the house be close to certain schools? your job? to public transportation?
  • How large should the house be?
  • What type of lot do you prefer?
  • What kinds of amenities are…

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Real Estate Tip: Housing Needs

The video puts this in more visual terms, but basically, contact the local Chamber of Commerce for promotional literature or talk to your real estate agent about welcome kits, maps, and other information.

You can get information about school systems by contacting the city or county school board or the local schools.

You may also want to visit the local library. It can be an excellent source for…

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Business Opportunity in Staten Island

An exciting venture has arrived for businesses in Staten Island and we’re a part of it! Here’s an excerpt from the Staten Island Advance article: A long list of various large scale projects, such as the New York Wheel, Empire Outlets, and redevelopment of the former Stapleton homeport, has opened the door for small businesses to set up shop on North Shore, Staten Island. Councilwoman Debi Rose…

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