Preparing for the Next Recession—Part II: Playing Defense

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Preparing for the Next Recession—Part II: Playing Defense In the previous installment, I wrote about “playing offense,” which involves the money-making opportunities during the next recession, found here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/preparing-next-recessionpart-i-playing-offense-charles-castellon/. This article discusses legal concepts for protection during hard times. Start preparing for the next recession. On the other side of opportunity lies danger and that’s what… Continue reading Preparing for the Next Recession—Part II: Playing Defense

Preparing for the Next Recession—Part I: Playing Offense

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Preparing for the Next Recession—Part I: Playing Offense The new recession is emerging abruptly from the pandemic, but it was long overdue. Covid-19 is only an accelerant. We enjoyed a bull market of record duration and a decade of sustained economic growth leading to a thriving real estate market. However, you should be preparing for… Continue reading Preparing for the Next Recession—Part I: Playing Offense

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

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Short Sales But Were Afraid To Ask

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By Charles P. Castellon, Esq. Throughout the foreclosure crisis, many distressed borrowers have pursued a short sale of the property as a solution to the problem.  Although, there has been much written about short sales. Yet, many homeowners evaluating their options lack a fundamental understanding of this process.  In this article, we’ll de-mystify everything about… Continue reading Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Short Sales But Were Afraid To Ask

What Investors Should Know Before Trying to Buy Foreclosure Properties

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Start With Empathy Imagine you can’t pay your mortgage. If you find yourself in that situation, it’s because bad things have happened leading up to this point. You have likely suffered one or more misfortune, including unemployment, a health crisis (with medical bills being the most common reason for bankruptcy filings), divorce or a business… Continue reading What Investors Should Know Before Trying to Buy Foreclosure Properties

Real Estate Market And COVID-19 Crisis: Impacts, Lessons And Plans

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Charles Castellon Apr 18th, 2020 Blog, News, Real Estate The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has pushed the U.S., and the rest of the world, into an economic recession. All stakeholders in the real estate market – lenders, borrowers, landlords, and tenants – will suffer consequences, and many, severely. To help those who are affected understand and respond to… Continue reading Real Estate Market And COVID-19 Crisis: Impacts, Lessons And Plans