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Weekend GetawayWhen living in a metropolis like NYC, a weekend getaway is a must every once in a while. Here’s your guide to weekend getaways from the city. New York City is a sweet spot when it comes to weekend getaway options. North, south, east, and west of the city you’ll be able to find your local oasis. 

 

  1.     Cape Cod, MA - Four to five-hour drive from the city, Cape Cod has been a go-to vacation destination for decades. The vacation spot is known for its food, beautiful beaches, historic sites, and wineries. 
  2.     Lake George, NY - Up in the Adirondacks Mountains lies Lake George, a go-to destination for recreational activities on the lake. 
  3.     Newport, RI - Right on the water, Newport has the essential beautiful coastal beaches but also has a
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Travis Staten IslandTravis is one of the oldest and isolated neighborhoods on the island, and one of the most unique with its interesting mix of residential and industrial real estate, deep military history, proximity to all major highways and transportation, and tranquil farm-like surroundings despite being so close to so much! 

 

Originating as an old Indian village, like most nations in this great country, the area was named New Blazing Star Ferry during Revolutionary times and was a skirmish site of the Battle of Staten Island. For decades dating from 1757, the area was a major part of the route between Philadelphia and New York via the Port Richmond Ferry as well as via present-day Victory Blvd, one of Staten Island's busiest thoroughfares. When it was first

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The Hope Shoppe CPOne of the most rewarding aspects of being a commercial realtor is watching your clients enjoy success with their businesses, and watching the business transition from inception to finding its identity. In 2018, two of our clients have received notable recognition: The Coupe and The Hop Shoppe, both in Stapleton.

The Coupe, located at 379 Van Duzer St., was named by New York Magazine as Staten Island’s first “serious cocktail lounge.” The Coupe is noted for serving craft cocktails made with hand-carved ice and a curated menu of quality bar food, served in a relaxing, romantic atmosphere that extends into the wee hours of the morning.

A short walk away is The Hop Shoppe at 372 Van Duzer St., a fun, eclectic atmosphere for good food and more than 200

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The Holidays are here so let’s not forget about the furry part of our families.  While we may consider them as our human counterparts, they are not and certain items which we can handle are not tolerable to them and even dangerous. Let’s keep them safe so they too have a happy, healthy holiday season. Here at Casandra Properties, we love our pets!

Following are some tips and recommendations from the ASPCA and the American Veterinary Medical Association.   

 

Foods to avoid:

Chocolate – The toxicity of chocolate will depend on the type of chocolate and size of your pet.  Just be safe and keep all chocolate off limits and out of reach.

Sweets – Sweets which contain Xylitol have been linked with liver damage in dogs.  Xylitol is an artificial

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As real estate professionals, it’s important to stay informed when it comes to industry news. The landscape is constantly changing especially with the advent of new technology in the digital arena. This is changing the way we sell, market and purchase real estate. 

It’s been reported that a new start up called Bungalo has launched a solely digital platform where buyers can search, finance and purchase newly renovated homes. Bungalo joins a growing group of iBuying platforms that includes Opendoor, Zillow and Redfin. All of these online platforms purchase and sell homes directly to clients after renovating the houses. 

According to the Company’s CEO, Greg Stuart, Bungalo will start by selling 25 homes in Dallas-Forth Worth and 10 in Tampa, Florida,

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