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Top 10 CommunitiesOur CEO, James Prendamano, spoke with Tracey Porpora from the Staten Island Advance to discuss the Top 10 Staten Island communities for home buying in 2019.  Staten Island residential sales remain strong across the Island with 1,358 homes sold so far, this year.  


Great Kills and Westerleigh came in as the top 2 communities for home buying this year.  “Westerleigh offers the best of the North Shore with certain South Shore elements, and Great Kills offers many of the South Shore Housing stock benefits, but is still home to transportation hubs and a manageable commute,” said James Prendamano. Annadale, Huguenot and Eltingville followed Great Kills and Westerleigh on the list to round out the top 5 communities with the most homes sold on Staten

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Shockingly Low Sale


Legendary rapper 50 Cent purchased his sprawling Farmington, CT estate back in 2003 for $4.1 million, at the time, the most expensive home sale in Farmington, CT. This estate is truly like no other. This opulent 52-room estate in central Connecticut comes complete with 21 bedrooms, 19 full bathrooms, 16 half baths, and a laundry list of lavish amenities, with 50,000 square feet of living space. Aside from the standard living spaces, the home offers unique features like a board room, recording studio, multiple game rooms, a theater, a green screen room, and indoor basketball court, and a nightclub (yes, a nightclub), an indoor pool and hot tub, and a full gym. And that's just on the inside. The grand estate also offers lush

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Eagle RoadHere is a grand opportunity to own this move-in ready home in prime Westerleigh! Very large home with four spacious bedrooms, huge sunken living room, eat-in kitchen, bathroom with Italian marble, spacious basement, and huge yard! Fully equipped with solar panels to save the new owner a ton on electricity bills! The home is located central to shopping and all major highways on a safe and quiet block, don't miss this chance to live in one of the most desirable Staten Island neighborhoods, this home is a must see!

For more information contact Vlad/Angie at 718.816.7799 or Vlad@CasandraProperties.com and Angie.Master@CasandraProperties.com.   Eagle Rd


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shaking hands making a dealWhat Is A Good Faith Estimate?

A Good Faith Estimate is an important document used when purchasing a home. Obtained from the lender, this document gives homebuyers a detailed look at the finical obligation they are taking on by accepting the mortgage loan. It outlines all costs and payments that the buyer will be subject to post closing, including: loan fees, advance fees, reserves/escrow charges, title charges, government charges, and all other charges associated with the mortgage loan. The Good Faith Estimate is a valuable tool in the home buying process: it makes it easier to compare and contrast lenders when shopping around for a mortgage. Homebuyers should leverage this tool by requesting a GFE from at least a few different lenders in an effort to

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Close up of door with lock and keyWhile all homes are different, there are a couple of key things that separate buying an older home from buying a newer home. The primary difference is in the physicality of the home. You almost always can tell when a home was built in the mid-1900’s or before just by looking at it. These physical differences include everything from a historical architecture to small imperfections that contribute to the overall ambiance of an old place. They just feel different. 


Older homes often have more imperfections in the way that they were built. You can almost always find small quirks like non-straight lines, slanted floors, crooked walls, or drafty doors and windows. If you look hard enough, you’ll discover these non-level surfaces. This kind of just adds

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