Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Matt Teifke of Teifke Real Estate. Teifke Real Estate is a full-service provider of professional realty services, including finding investment and development opportunities, coaching for investors and cash offers for distressed sellers. The wide range of assistance they can offer you makes them the go-to real estate brokerage firm for whatever you need.
Episode 63: Reaping The Benefits: Learn How To Build Partnerships & Invest In Today's Financial Climate
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Yusef Alexander. Yusef has more than 20 years of working-class, real estate industry experience. He serves as VP & Chief Business Development Officer at Real Estate Asset Partners where he supports the company’s asset expansion and philanthropic growth efforts. Yusef gives insights on all business aspects related to the RE industry, including sourcing deals, and third-party property management.
Episode 62: Bottom To The Top: Learn How To Invest In MultiFamily Properties
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Todd Pultz of Bottom To The Top Investments. In less than a decade, Todd went from being in debt to being a successful multifamily investor. He now has over 100 doors to his name. Learn more about his journey here.
Episode 61: Flip, Flip, Fund: Learn How To Use Hard Money Loans For Fix & Flips
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Rod Stanback of FlipFunding. Rod has been successfully flipping real estate since 2008. Along the way, he made plenty of mistakes, including getting arrested. In fact, he even foolishly partied away a college scholarship, was kicked out of school and had to work two jobs just to support himself. After a scammer sold him stolen property, Rod was fortunate enough to have a hard money lender give him a chance. Now he is doing the same thing for others.
Episode 60: Young, Motivated, Driven: How A Young Investor Is Creating Something Special From Scratch
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Jacob Taylor, host of the Real Estate Money Talks podcast. Jacob is an incredible, young, hard working real estate investor. With nearly no experience, he has been able to learn and do deals with no money down. Learn more about his story and journey here.
Episode 59: Splitting The Pad: How PadSplit Is Innovating Rental Income For Investors
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Frank Furman, COO of Padsplit. PadSplit is a housing marketplace that connects property owners with pre-screened residents seeking an affordable place to live. They help real estate investors leverage under-utilized space in their existing properties to make it more profitable for them and more affordable for community members. Tune in to learn more about this innovative platform.
Episode 58: Venturing Into New Land: Learn How To Buy & Sell Land & Find The Right Investors
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Lennon Lee and Stony Stonebraker of Passivo Real Estate Investments. Their goal from day one was to achieve financial freedom for their families through commercial real estate investments. Learn more about how they continue to succeed at doing this.
Episode 56: Google My Leads: How To Use Google Search Ads To Generate Seller Leads
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Khari Harper, owner of The Real Estate Robot. Khari has a background in marketing and has a system to generate seller leads that are set on autopilot. Very efficient and effective. Seller leads are the most valuable in real estate. Be sure to tune in to learn more.
Episode 55: The Waz Effect: How To Leave Your 9-5 and Become A Real Estate Investor
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Kimberly Marie of Waz Investments. She is a real estate investor who recently left her 9-5 job to invest full time. Find out how she did it and continues to be successful at fix and flips and lives the life she always dreamed of.
Episode 54: Get Your Mind Right: How To Construct Your Life To Achieve The Best Results
Host/CEO James Prendamano and Rebecca Matulonis sit down with Austin Linney, mindset coach and host of the Construct Your Life Podcast. Austin has had quite the interesting life and is now coaching people on how to get their mind in the right place for success.
Episode 53: East Coast vs West Coast: How Real Estate Sales Compare From Opposite Sides
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Kaajal Shahani, a Realtor at Intero out of the Bay Area in California. Kaajal had 15 closings in April 2021, most of which were over $1 Million dollars, including two
homes over $2 Million and one over $4 Million. In May 2021, she closed on 14 properties, ranging from $800,000 to over $3 Million dollars. Incredible success even during a pandemic. Learn more about how real estate sales on the west coast compare to the east coast.
Episode 52: Everything Zen: Stupid Simple Ways To Focus & Live Your Best Life
Host/CEO James Prendamano and Becca Matulonis sit down with Marc Antoine Picard, owner of Stupid Simple Digital Marketing. Marc is a runner, life coach, former Cirque Du Soleil star, and such an amazing person. Learn how he has helped many people transform their lives through having the right mindset.
Episode 51: Lights, Camera, Action: How Video Continues To Be A Driving Force In Real Estate
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with two-time guest Jeremias "JMAN" Maneiro. JMan drives home the point of how important and valuable video is for real estate agents. Our very own Becca Matulonis joins us as well to add to this very fun episode.
Episode 50: What A P.O.S.: Learn How Point of Sale System Help Businesses Grow
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Joe DiCostanzo and our very own Becca Matulonis. They discuss the importance of point of sale systems for businesses and how they help manage all aspects of the daily operations.
Episode 49: Not So Hard Software: An Exciting New Revolutionizing Tool For Real Estate
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with a previous guest and top agent Brian McGowan and software developer Joe Crescenzi. They discuss an exciting new revolutionizing real estate tool that will help find deals with ease.
Episode 48: The Law of the Loan: Understanding How Real Estate Loans Are Negotiated
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Dan Marotta of Gabor & Marotta Law. Dan is a real estate lawyer and a long time friend. Here they discuss loans and how they can be negotiated with banks. What institutes look for and how you can improve your chances of getting a loan.
Episode 47: Building Wealth Through Real Estate: Learn How To Build A Rental Property Portfolio
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with KAYR of KJ Consulting. KAYR started at the bottom and has built an incredible portfolio of investment properties with rental income. It took him 10 years to save up for his first property but soon after that he was able to build his portfolio and retire at a young age.
Episode 46: Understanding Business Entities: Learn About The Different Ways To Set Up A Business
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with real estate lawyer and long time friend James Thomson. James gives us an overview on the different types of business entities that you can create and what the challenges are with each one.
James has some great stories to tell and being that these two are long time friends, the conversation is very fun. James has a famous sports relative. Tune in to find out who and how they are related.
Our very own Rebecca joins us as well which is always a nice surprise and added bonus.
Episode 45: A Trip Down Memory Lane: Funny Stories About How It All Began
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with life long friend and business partner, John Pitera who is now with Garage Living. James and John share some incredible stories about how this journey began. Laugh with us as they discuss building desks, closing deals, alligators, and much more.
Episode 44: Gogo's Real Estate: How To Master Your Social Media & Generate Organic Leads
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Gogo Bethke, the Social Media Queen of Real Estate. Her goal is to help as many agents as she possibly can to make a name for themselves in this cut throat industry. If Gogo can do it, a girl from Transylvania, Romania with no US college degree, no SOI, no money, no experience and an accent, then other agents can definitely do it.
Episode 43: Infinite Banking: Learn How To Leverage Your Life Insurance Policy To Invest In Real Estate
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Sarry Ibrahim of Financial Asset Protection. Sarry's business is to help high net worth individuals, real estate investors, business owners and retirees grow and protect their wealth predictably and safely. In this episode we learn how to leverage life insurance policies in order to get cash to invest in real estate. Incredible system of infinite banking.
Episode 42: A Taxing Day: Learn New Ways On How To Save Money On Your Taxes
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Derick Van Ness, founder of Big Life Financial. Derick is a Wealth Strategist who is passionate about removing the mystery and misinformation surrounding money and financial strategy so people can live their biggest life.
Episode 41: Buying & Selling On Terms: Learn How To Buy & Sell w/ Zero Money Out Of Pocket
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Chris Prefontaine founder of Smart Real Estate Coach. Here they discuss how to buy and sell real estate on terms. Chris is an expert at this and has 3 proven methods that really work. Truly valuable information provided.
Episode 40: Motivating Lead Generation: How To Target The Right Audience To Generate Valuable Leads
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Bryan Driscoll of Motivated-Leads. Bryan has a great system for lead generation and is currently driving high quality leads for so many people. Learn about messaging, targeting, what platforms to use, and more. Highly valuable information here.
Episode 39: Women Business Owners: Women Making A Difference In The Community Part 3
CEO/Host James Prendamano continues to highlight women in business this month with the help of SIEDC. This episode features Kristine Garlisi of the Nicotra Group and Gail Castellano of New York Community Bank.
Episode 38: Women Business Owners: Women Making A Difference In The Community Part 2
CEO/Host James Prendamano sits down with Pam Columbia of Statewide Fire Corp. and Kim Althoff of Santander Bank as we continue part 2 of celebrating Womens' History Month by highlighting these business owners. Learn more about their journey and how they have overcome obstacles during these troubling times.
Episode 37: The 1031 Investor: Learn How To Transition Investment Properties Without Paying Any Taxes
CEO/Host James Prendamano sits down this week with Dave Foster of The 1031 Investor. A degreed accountant and serial real estate investor, Dave is a Qualified Intermediary and consultant who shares his tax saving strategies with investors like you who want to maximize their returns. Visit his site: The 1031 Investor
Episode 36: Breaking Barriers To Care: Women Making A Difference In The Community
With March being Women's History Month, we partnered with the SIEDC and are highlighting women business owners in the community. This week features Diane Arneth of Community Health Action of Staten Island (CHASI) and Gina Gutman of SIEDC.
Episode 35: Nursing Your Net Worth: How To Work Full Time & Be Successful Investing In Real Estate
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Savannah Arroyo aka The Networth Nurse. Savannah, while working as a full time nurse, has found ways to become very successful investing in real estate. She started her own syndicate with her husband and continues to drive great returns for her investors. Find out how she does it.
Episode 34: Livin' La Vida Dolce: Cooking Delicious Food & Rescuing People John Does It All!
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with John Djombalij, owner of Dolce Fantasia restaurant here on Staten Island. John discusses his passion for food and how he get started. He also talks about his heroics rescuing people during Super Storm Sandy. Incredible person, incredible food. We were honored to have him on our podcast.
Episode 33: Pushing For Social Change; How PCCSNY Is Helping Those In Need
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Nicole Forgione and Jaclyn Tocco from Person Centered Care Services (PCCSNY). Person Centered Care Services is a not for profit organization creating social change within communities by supporting people with disabilities on their search for identity and acceptance. For more information visit: www.pccsny.org
Episode 32: Winning With The James'; Going From 9-5 To Being Your Own Boss By Investing
Host/CEO James Prendamano is joined by James Myrthil, a personal-credit consultant, business strategist, investor, wealth advisor, and entrepreneur. Learn how James went from working in transit and giving up the 9-5 to become his own boss and invest in real estate
Started Out In Transit
Buying First Properties
Episode 31: Cash or Credit? How To Use Your Credit Cards Instead Of Cash To Invest
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Brandon Elliott, a leading authority on real estate and credit. Brandon has a thriving credit repair and tradelines company but prefers teaching people the credit hacks he's been applying for years.
Learn how to fix your credit so you can open doors to more opportunities.
Purchase properties and complete full remodels
Build huge credit lines both personal & business to 6 & 7 figures
Status match to elite levels with companies for cars, flights, and hotels
Manufactured spending techniques showing ways to create millions of points equivalent to cash and free travels
Episode 30: Insert TITLE Here: How To Protect Your Most Valuable Asset
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Mike Altman of Hallmark Abstract Service LLC a Title Insurance Provider. Hallmark Abstract Service has a laser focus on protecting New York State Commercial And Residential real property buyers in what could potentially be the Largest Financial Transaction Of Their Lives!
What Is Title?
How To Protect Your Most Valuable Asset
Creative Fundraising Events
Episode 29: Real Estate Sets You Free (Ep.29) Reach Economic Freedom With Real Estate Investing
Host/CEO James Prendamano is joined by Dr. Axel Meierhoefer, a real estate investor and entrepreneur. Axel helps people learn how to reach economic independence through Real Estate investing applying the OOS TK strategy. Find out more about how his research has led to developing his residential real estate investment portfolio worth about $1.5 Million.
Growing Up In Germany
Real Estate Investing
Out of State Turnkey (OOS TK) Strategy
Episode 28: RV Parks & Mobile Home Investing: How To Get Started with Gabe Petersen
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Gabe Petersen, a real estate entrepreneur, podcast host and general life wisdom junkie. He hosts two podcasts himself, The Real Estate Investing Club and Pursuing Greatness - Master Your Health, Wealth, Love & Spirit. Learn more about how to get started investing in RV Parks and Mobile Homes.
RV Parks & Mobile Home Investing
Episode 27: The Best Of 2020: Highlighting Some Clips Throughout The Year
Happy New Year! In this special new year's eve episode we wanted to highlight some of our favorite clips throughout all 26 episodes so far. We are having so much fun with this. We thank you all for the support. Hope you are finding some value in these episodes. Cheers to the new year!
Happy New Year!
Cheers to 2021!
Episode 26: A STIMULATING Conversation: A Fiery & Emotional James Prendamano Takes On The Proposed Stimulus Bill
Merry Christmas! Host/CEO James Prendamano gets fired up on this episode, in which he dives into the proposed stimulus bill and highlights the latest real estate states as this unprecedented year finally comes to a close.
Real Estate Survey Results
Real Estate Year End Stats
Episode 25: Taking The Next Step Socially: How To Effectively Use Social Media w/ Katie Brinkley
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Katie Brinkley, founder of Next Step Social Media Communications. Learn more about the best strategies to take, how to build an audience, how and when to engage, what you should be posting, and so much more.
What Platforms To Use
What To Post
When To Post
Super Bowl Predictions
Episode 24: Life, Lending, & Laughs: Tips From The Best In The Biz, Highly Entertaining Sal Criscuolo
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with SVP of Commercial Banking Megan Hallinan & VP of Commercial Private Banking Marshall Fulton of Bank United. Find out how Bank United is using technology coupled with their personal touch to push the banking industry forward.
Working With Small Businesses
Continuing To Adapt & Innovate
Episode 22: Thanksgiving Special: State Of The Market With James Prendamano
Special Thanksgiving episode featuring our Host/CEO James Prendamano giving his State of the Market update. Find out about market stats, COVID-19 relief, small business trends, and much more. We hope everyone has a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
Life After COVID
Episode 21: Lion's Pride: How Coaching Can Elevate Your Business By Highlighting Your Strengths
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with business coaches Chad and Danielle Reyes of Lion's Pride Leadership. In this episode we discuss the benefits that leadership coaching can have not only on your career but your business. Topics discussed:
Chad & Danielle's History
Finding Your Strengths
Building The Right Team
Episode 20: The Crown Jewel: How To Take A Small Business To The Next Level
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Cory Schifter of Casale Jewelers here on Staten Island. Cory talks about how he was able to grow his business into the household name it is on Staten Island. Lots of great lessons here on what not to do and how it is ok to fail. Topics discussed:
Learning From Losing
Episode 19: Duly Noted w/ Scott Carson of weclosenotes.com
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Scott Carson of weclosenotes.com. Scott is an expert at buying defaulted notes. He gives us a step by step guide on how to really make money in a downward trending real estate market. Incredible information and everyone who can should really dig in and take advantage of all that Scott lays out. Topics discussed:
What Is A Defaulted Note?
How Do You Find Notes?
How Do You Make Money With Notes?
Episode 18: It's A Family Thing w/ Celia Iervasi, Ariana DiMattina, & Frank DiMattina
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with our very own agent Hall of Famer and Realtor of the Year Celia Iervasi and Frank and Ariana DiMattina. They discuss what it's like being newer agents and give some valuable real estate insights in today's market.
First Time Home Buyer Tips
Past, Present, Future
Buy or Sell
Episode 17: The Financing Playbook w/ The Mortgage Quarterback Jeff Van Note
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with the Mortgage Quarterback, Jeff Van Note of Deposit That. Jeff has incredible knowledge on the mortgage, loans, and banking industry. Listen as they take a deep dive into banks and how they are analyzing deals. If you are looking for a loan then find out what you might need in order to get approved.
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Carlos Reyes, serial entrepreneur, motivator, real estate investor, co-founder of ALL IN Nation. Carlos is truly an inspiration and is living the absolute American dream. From extreme poverty to complete success, his hard work and ability to overcome adversity has led him to build 25 businesses, of which 7 are already grossing 7 figures a year. Incredible story to tell and we are grateful that he has shared it with us.
Host/CEO James Prendamano chats with Matthew Rappaport of Falcon Rappaport & Berkman PLLC. Matt is an expert on solving the most complex issues and addressing the most sophisticated needs of the real estate, closely held business, and private equity communities. This episode gets deep into Opportunity Zones, how beneficial they are and how under utilized they are. Tons of value in this one.
You can reach Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit his website frblaw.com for more information.
Episode 8: Keeping It Realtor: How The Staten Island Real Estate Market Is Adapting
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits down with Jeremias "JMan" Maneiro, International Speaker, Video influencer, Social Medial Specialist and Architect of The American Dream. Topics covered in this episode include:
Host/CEO James Prendamano sits with Mike Menicucci, Principal at Menicucci Villa Cilmi PLLC law firm. We learn from one of the best in the business how to build a sustainable practice that stands the test of time. We touch on many topics including:
Managing a practice with nearly 400 bank closings a month
Assisting 660 clients with PPP loans
Business life after coronavirus
Predictions for how the landscape of NYC will be forever changed
Episode 4: The King Of Comps: How To Take Advantage Of Undervalued Real Estate
Staten Island offers a safe alternative to real estate speculators to make investments in this NYC market. CEO James Prendamano is joined by Office Manager John Vernazza as they discuss real estate after coronavirus and how Staten Island compares to the other boroughs when looking to buy or lease property.
Digital Marketing 101: Casandra Properties takes the listener through everything you need to know about how to stay at the top of your field in this ever changing, fiercely competitive digital marketplace, featuring Peter Gambino CMO at Casandra Properties.
Welcome to our very first podcast featuring our CEO James Prendamano and Operations Manager Rebecca Matulonis. Topics discussed in this episode are the history of Casandra Properties, the CoronaVirus, the Breadcrumb Methodology To Get Retail Deals Done, and more.
01:19 Company Founded
07:40 Upcoming Guests
17:28 Small Businesses
Real Estate Podcast
Casandra Properties Real Estate Podcast features CEO James Prendamano as your host. He covers topics ranging from real estate investing to the Staten Island housing market to commercial leasing and everything in between. This podcast is a great resource for new real estate agents as well as seasoned veterans that are looking for a perspective from an experienced broker that has closed and negotiated large multi-million dollar deals.
We have a lot of great guests lined up. Some real estate professionals, elected officials, investors, celebrities, and many more. If you would like to be a guest on our podcast please reach out and email us at email@example.com. We welcome all guests that can provide value and education to our real estate audience.
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