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Nothing is Forever: The Real Estate Impact of Forever 21’s Bankruptcy Claim

Forever 21 Bankrupt

Forever 21, the 35-year old trendy teen apparel and accessory global retailer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, closing a third of its 534 U.S. stores. This could potentially make way for commercial offices, housing or even medical marijuana facilities (yes, brokers have had these inquiries). The retailer has stores in South Florida malls including Aventura, Sawgrass Mills, and […]

Flipping Out: How the Process of Home Flipping Has Resurfaced

house flipping

The popularity of flipping homes, by purchasers and investors, has increased significantly since investors have recognized the profit that can come from buying, fixing up, and then selling a distressed home. The taboo market of flipping houses has recently seen its own makeover and is now becoming a more accepted and reliable source of housing. how to flip homes Learning […]

Climate Change: Is it (almost) “The Day After Tomorrow”?

Tue Sep 24, 2019 by on Florida Real Estate

Roy Oppenheim Global Warming

The United Nations Climate Action Summit began this past Monday, amid young activists like sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg who has held massive climate change action rallies worldwide. While some may not believe in climate change, it is hard to ignore the distinct severe weather patterns we have been experiencing. Florida, and particularly South Florida, has been affected by flooding. The question […]

Renting: The Millennial Trend That Has the Housing Market Booming

Renting: The Millennial Trend That Has the Housing Market Booming

With its warm climate, Florida is appealing for our aging population, especially the elderly. In fact, Florida is the national leader in drawing senior citizens from other states as permanent residents. According to a recent survey, baby boomers who are mostly now in their 50s and 60s, and older seniors are fueling rapid growth in the south Florida real estate […]

How To Help Hurricane Dorian Survivors In The Bahamas

Wed Sep 4, 2019 by on News & Press Releases

How To Help Hurricane Dorian Survivors In The Bahamas

Dear Friends: Here, in South Florida, we were fortunate to escape the wrath and fury of Hurricane Dorian. However, our neighbors in the Bahamas suffered unbelievable losses. Our firm is joining forces with The Rotary Club of Weston (of which Roy Oppenheim has been affiliated for the past three decades) in the collection of nonperishable supplies for the Bahamas in […]

Duly Noted: Florida’s New Notary Law

Mon Aug 26, 2019 by on Florida Law News

Duly Noted: Florida’s New Notary Law

In an ever-evolving technological world, a growing number of professions, especially real estate, are transitioning from human interaction and communication to algorithms and artificial intelligence. Being a Florida notary is no exception. Background: Important legal documents typically require notarization. But what exactly does that mean? Well, in simple terms, a notarized document is a document that has been certified by […]

20/20 Vision: Impending Economic Recession?

Mon Aug 19, 2019 by on Great Recession & Real Estate

20/20 Vision: Impending Economic Recession?

The longest economic expansion in modern American history could come to a screeching halt right before the 2020 presidential election. However, unlike our last major economic downturn, this won’t be brought about by the housing market. Banking On The Past As previously discussed, the 2007 financial crisis was catalyzed by exploitative banking practices which involved deceptive housing market indicators and […]