What is Probate and Why Should You Avoid It?

What is Probate and Why Should You Avoid It? Much has been written about probate and its avoidance.  This article will provide an overview of probate, estate planning strategies, and how to determine whether a probate-avoidance estate plan is appropriate and necessary. So, what is probate and why should you avoid it? Where to Start… Continue reading What is Probate and Why Should You Avoid It?

How to Use the Two-Way Player in Your Game Plan to Build and Protect Wealth

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How to Use the Two-Way Player in Your Game Plan to Build and Protect Wealth By Charles P. Castellon, Esq. The pandemic caused me to watch more football in 2020 than any other. The game has changed much over the years. One remnant of a bygone era is the “two-way player,” who played both offense… Continue reading How to Use the Two-Way Player in Your Game Plan to Build and Protect Wealth

How a Florida Land Trust Can Help Investors Buy Properties When Taking Over Mortgage Payments

How Florida Land Trusts Can Help Investors Buy Properties When Taking Over Mortgage Payments Florida real estate investors have long used land trusts as a versatile legal tool with multiple benefits too numerous to discuss in detail here. Learn how Florida land trusts can help investors buy properties when taking over mortgage payments The Virtues… Continue reading How a Florida Land Trust Can Help Investors Buy Properties When Taking Over Mortgage Payments

How To Use Our New Affiliate System

How To Use Our New Affiliate System Learn The Foreclosure Mindset. Through our courses and masterclasses, students will learn how to establish credibility, excel in buying foreclosures, build trusted relationships, and serve homeowners going through great financial distress with their homes. The next historic opportunity to buy distressed properties is among us! We have introduced… Continue reading How To Use Our New Affiliate System

Why That Property You Bought At The Tax Deed Sale May Land You In Court

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Why That Property You Bought At The Tax Deed Sale May Land You In Court By Charles P. Castellon Recognizing the adage that “you make money when you buy,” all real estate investors look for bargains.  A popular place to buy low is the tax deed auction.  Many investors specialize in this area or include… Continue reading Why That Property You Bought At The Tax Deed Sale May Land You In Court

What New Real Estate Investors Should Know About Wholesaling

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What New Real Estate Investors Should Know About Wholesaling Charles Castellon Real estate investing should be part of every wealth-building strategy. In Florida, we’ve enjoyed a hot real estate market for several years after recovering from the historic crash and global recession of a decade ago. A popular investing strategy, especially for new investors, is… Continue reading What New Real Estate Investors Should Know About Wholesaling

What Investors Should Know About Contracts – The Basics

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What Investors Should Know About Contracts – the Basics Attorneys often prepare formal and detailed contracts. Sometimes, business is done with a handshake and no lawyers. There are also contracts in between those extremes, written by the parties in the deal or from a template found in cyberspace. Such contracts may work well. Quite often,… Continue reading What Investors Should Know About Contracts – The Basics

Playing Well With Others: What Investors Should Understand Before Joining Forces

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What Investors Should Understand Before Joining Forces Both experienced and new real estate investors can benefit from forming alliances to work together in deals.  This article will highlight some of the most important issues investors should consider before joining up to make money. Here is what investors should understand before joining forces. The first question… Continue reading Playing Well With Others: What Investors Should Understand Before Joining Forces

How Investors Can Do Good While Doing Well Through Opportunity Zones

How Investors Can Do Good While Doing Well Through Opportunity Zones The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 that Congress passed was the most significant federal tax reform law since 1986. The extent of its benefits and who it helps most may be subject to debate. The law’s proponents say it promotes economic growth. For investors, one… Continue reading How Investors Can Do Good While Doing Well Through Opportunity Zones

What Foreign Nationals Should Know Before Buying Florida Real Estate

What Foreign Nationals Should Know Before Buying Florida Real Estate A good place to start is with the question, why do you want to buy real estate in Florida? The answer to that question should guide you in making some buying decisions.  Are you buying a vacation (holiday) home for personal?  Are you buying Florida… Continue reading What Foreign Nationals Should Know Before Buying Florida Real Estate