Casandra Properties, Inc
John Caufield, Casandra Properties, IncPhone: (646) 300-1674
Email: [email protected]

John Caufield's Blog

Posted on 07/30/2020
New Homeowner Zoning Proposed for Staten Island
City Planning Proposes Homeowner-Friendly Zoning Rules for Staten Island Neighborhoods Department Of City Planning • Proposed Rule Changes • Staten Island 07/30/2020 • Leave a Comment Some areas of Staten Island that would be affected by rule changes. Image Credit: NYC DCP The changes allow homeowners to bypass the lengthy review process for certain types of projects. On...
Read More
Posted on 07/30/2020
Do the math: Buying a home now may be more affordable and save some cash
(BPT) - At a time when the strength of the U.S. economy and personal finance is on most renters’ minds, low down payment mortgage options are more appealing than ever. With mortgage interest rates being at historic lows, it is possible to qualify for a home loan while keeping a rainy day fund. Private mortgage insurance (MI) has been...
Read More
Posted on 07/28/2020
Make Your Home Appealing to Millennial Buyers
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Those men and women from the millennial generation are now the largest segment of first-time home buyers. A full 66 percent of people who are purchasing their first home fall into this age group. Not only that, but millennials also comprise more than one-third -- 34 percent -- of the overall home buying...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 07/26/2020
Brooklyn, NY Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Brooklyn, NY blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
Read More
Posted on 07/21/2020
Do This Before You Hire a Real Estate Agent
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Whether you’re buying a house or selling a home, the smartest move you can make is to hire a real estate agent to represent your interests. But before you do, take these important steps so you can be best prepared for the next stages. Have An Idea Of What Kind Of House You...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 07/14/2020
Outdoor Entertaining: Unique Lighting for Your Perfect Outdoor Oasis
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/11/2020
Staten Island, NY Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Staten Island, NY blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
Read More
Posted on 07/07/2020
How to Gain Preapproval
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels Thinking of buying a home in the near future? You're going to need a preapproval. This tells real estate agents that you're serious about the home-buying process, and it alerts sellers that you're a solid, low-risk candidate. Preapprovals aren't always easy to score, however. And if you're someone who's had a few credit...
+ 3 more
Read More
Posted on 06/30/2020
First Rental Properties: Dos and Don'ts
Photo by 1000Photography via Shutterstock Investment in real estate rental properties has many upsides. You can make great money long term. But as with any business, there are risks. Before you turn your condo or townhouse into a rental or invest in a house or duplex, consider the ramifications and consult professionals. Dos and Don’ts: Do set up...
Read More
Posted on 06/25/2020
Brooklyn, NY Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Brooklyn, NY blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
Read More
Showing Results
1 - 12 of38