Archive: 2011

My Recent Trip to Cuba

Posted November 21, 2011 by Fredric A. Press in Articles & Publications, The Law and Other Musings

I recently had the good fortune to spend two weeks in Cuba, having participated in a humanitarian visit to the country. I'll leave the politics aside (although, if you have any interest in an insider's perspective, I recommend Yoani Sanchez' blog) and limit this blog to describing some of the things I saw.

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I've Foreclosed on a Property, Some Tenants Live There Already, But I Think I Can Do Better...

Posted April 29, 2011 by Jamie Kent Hamelburg in Articles & Publications, Real Estate Publications

Let's say you've purchased a Maryland residential property (defined as having four or fewer dwelling units) at foreclosure, and you want to either move in or rent it as investment property.However, tenants living in it at the time of foreclosure still reside there, under a lease having an unexpired term at what you consider a below-market rent. What, if anything, can you do?

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Real Estate Redux

Posted April 12, 2011 by Fredric A. Press in Articles & Publications, Real Estate Publications

The cover story in the current issue of Fortune is The Return of Real Estate. While the title is slightly misleading in that it focuses solely on residential real estate, it makes for interesting reading nonetheless (and to be fair, the subtitle of the article suggests the scope of its content).

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