What Investors Should Know to Succeed In Buying Foreclosure Properties

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What Investors Should Know to Succeed In Buying Foreclosure Properties A foreclosure surge is coming. The recession, unemployment, continuing pandemic crisis, and end of government foreclosure moratoriums. Also, lender forbearance plans will lead to the next housing crisis. Here is what investors need to know to succeed in buying foreclosure properties. During the previous foreclosure… Continue reading What Investors Should Know to Succeed In Buying Foreclosure Properties

How Factoring Can Help Heirs Maximize the Value of Inherited Real Estate

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How Factoring Can Help Heirs Maximize the Value of Inherited Real Estate Throughout Florida, and nationally, heirs are under pressure. They have lost a loved one and stand to inherit assets. The receipt of that inheritance, however, is stalled for various reasons. The most common delays relate to the probate legal process. Courts are backlogged,… Continue reading How Factoring Can Help Heirs Maximize the Value of Inherited Real Estate

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 Seller-Financing to Generate Income From Inherited Real Estate

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How to Use Seller-Financing to Generate Income From Inherited Real Estate I’ve written about considerations for heirs inheriting real estate in Florida who want to sell the property, such as in this blog article: https://www.legalteamusa.net/strategic-default-appropriate-decision/ Now, I’ll discuss how heirs can generate income through seller financing inherited real estate. Many heirs have a greater need… Continue reading How to Use Seller-Financing to Generate Income From Inherited Real Estate

Why You Should Never Want To See Anyone In Court

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Why You Should Never Want To See Anyone In Court By Charles P. Castellon, Esq. All rights reserved, 2017 © It’s beyond debate that we’re a litigious society. Ingrained in American culture is the declaration “I’ll see you in court.” This article will provide an overview of what litigation is about, its costs and ways… Continue reading Why You Should Never Want To See Anyone In Court

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

Why Florida Landlords Should Think Twice Before Rejecting Tenants With Criminal Records

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Why Florida Landlords Should Think Twice Before Rejecting Tenants With Criminal Records Recently, the owner of a multi-family property in Queens, NY agreed to pay over one million dollars to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of tenant applicants denied because of their criminal records. The defendant landlord and property manager had a policy of… Continue reading Why Florida Landlords Should Think Twice Before Rejecting Tenants With Criminal Records

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 you Should Know About Asset Protection

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What you Should Know About Asset Protection Much has been written about the legal concept of asset protection. In some circles, asset protection has developed a seedy reputation of unethical or illegal activities. These include off-shore trusts and Swiss bank accounts. Although, some will always engage in unsavory practices. Asset protection should be a sensible,… Continue reading What you Should Know About Asset Protection

What Real Estate Professionals Should Know About Fair Housing Laws

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What Real Estate Professionals Should Know About Fair Housing Laws By Charles P. Castellon, Esq. All real estate professionals should be very much aware of certain legal issues. Especially regarding housing discrimination and the federal and state laws that cover them.  Some very important issues involve fair housing laws. It is designed to protect the… Continue reading What Real Estate Professionals Should Know About Fair Housing Laws