Found 17 blog entries tagged as tips.

CEO/Broker/Owner of PreReal™, Prendamano Real Estate in Bulls Head, James Prendamano, spoke with Jessica Jones-Gorman from the Staten Island Advance to share some of his thoughts about what will become of vacant Staten Island storefronts.


As big box chains continue to close, a pressing question arises: what will become of vacant Staten Island storefronts? While the retail landscape has undoubtedly shifted in recent years, there is still potential for new and innovative commercial tenants to transform these empty spaces.

A New Retail Reality

It's been half a decade since Toys R Us left a colossal 39,000-square-foot gap in Richmond Avenue's retail scene. Shop Rite and SuperFresh have also vacated their premises, leaving Staten Island…

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Evaluating Your Options

When it comes to acquiring commercial property for your business, choosing between buying and leasing can be a difficult decision. Both options come with their own set of advantages and disadvantages, which can impact your business in various ways. 

This guide aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the factors you need to consider when weighing the pros and cons of buying vs leasing commercial real estate.

Assessing Your Business Needs and Financial Standing

Understanding Your Business Objectives

Before diving into the specifics of buying or leasing, it's essential to evaluate your business objectives. Consider the following:

  • Expansion plans
  • Financial stability
  • Long-term goals

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The world of commercial real estate can be both exciting and daunting, especially for businesses looking to expand or relocate. At PreReal™, Prendamano Real Estate, we specialize in guiding our clients through the leasing process, ensuring they find the perfect commercial space for their needs.

In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the benefits of leasing commercial space, showcase properties and neighborhoods in Staten Island, and highlight how PreReal™, Prendamano Real Estate can help you make the right decision for your business.

Why Lease Commercial Space: The Top Benefits


Leasing commercial space provides businesses with the flexibility to change locations, expand or downsize as needed. This adaptability is…

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Finding the perfect commercial space in Staten Island can be a challenging task. With careful consideration of several essential factors, you can make an informed decision that will benefit your business in the long run. This comprehensive guide will help you navigate the process of selecting the ideal commercial space for lease in Staten Island.

Finding the Perfect Commercial Space in Staten Island

Staten Island offers a diverse range of commercial spaces for lease, catering to various business needs. To ensure that you find the perfect space for your business, consider the following factors:

1. Location: The Key to Success

Location is crucial when searching for a commercial space in Staten Island. Ensure that the property is easily…

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Are you looking for a reliable investment that offers an attractive return on your money? If so, mixed-use commercial property may be an ideal option. It's a real estate type that combines residential and commercial elements, such as retail stores, offices, apartments, and more. This blog post will discuss the benefits of investing in mixed-use properties and what to consider when doing so. 


What is Mixed-use Commercial Property? 

The mixed-use commercial property combines residential and commercial elements into one site. This type of development can include retail stores, office buildings, apartments or condos, restaurants, and more. It promotes economic growth by creating vibrant communities with access to amenities and services.…

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As a real estate professional, you know that open houses are a great way to generate leads. But is winter actually one of the best times to host an open house? By following these eight tips, you can make sure your winter open house is a success.

1. Get The Word Out Early

Start promoting your open house at least two weeks in advance. This will give people time to clear their schedules and make arrangements to attend. You can promote your open house on your website, social media, and email marketing. You can also put up flyers in local businesses and distribute them in the neighborhood where the property is located.

2. Make A Good First Impression

First impressions are everything, so make sure the outside of the property is…

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So, you're in the market for a new home. PreReal, Prendamano Real Estate, with its experienced team members, can help. Buying a home is a huge milestone. But it's also a big decision and one that shouldn't be taken lightly. There are a lot of factors to consider when you're looking for a new place to call home. To help you out, we've compiled a list of the ten most important things to look for when you're buying a new home. 

1. Location:

The location of your new home is important for a number of reasons. Consider things like the commute to work, the number of schools in the area, and whether or not there are things like parks or restaurants nearby that you enjoy. 

For example, if you have a job requiring a long commute, you'll…

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Picture this: you've found your dream home, your offer has been accepted, and you're ready to move in. Now, all you have to do to seal the deal is sell your current house. 

Easy, right? Not always.

Did you know that, on average, it can take over two months to sell your home?

If you don't want to be stuck waiting around for your house to sell, then keep reading. Follow these tips to learn how to sell your house fast.

Sell Your House Fast Casandra Properties

Work With a Real Estate Agent

Some sellers think that they will save themselves time and money by selling their home on their own. In reality, a good real estate agent is well worth the investment.

A real estate agent doesn't get paid until your house is sold, so they have an incentive to make it happen. And unlike you,…

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When you're getting ready to sell your home, one of the last things you want to hear is that there's an issue with the foundation.

These issues are more common than you might think, though. In fact, approximately 25 percent of homes in the U.S. will experience a foundation issue at some point, and five percent will have major structural problems as a result.

The good news is that, even if your house does have foundation problems, that's not necessarily a deal-breaker.

If you've been wondering how to sell a house with foundation problems, keep reading. Explained below are all the options available to you.

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What's Wrong with Foundation Problems?

If your home has foundation problems, it could seriously slow down the sale of your home.

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Too many people waste time, money, and resources when they get dissatisfied with their home. They decide to move and find a new home rather than renovate to create the home they want. 

A simple home renovation can completely transform your home and increase its value. However, like most homeowners, you'll probably want to renovate on a budget. Fortunately, learning how to save money while doing home renovations isn't difficult.

In fact, we've written a quick guide on just how to accomplish that! Check out our tips below!

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How to Renovate on a Budget

Learning how to renovate on a budget is important for any home improvement project. You may not be considering moving now when you do, you're going to want to get a return on your interest.…

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