Monthly Archives: August 2009

CBS4 Foreclosure Hotline Tonight: Avoiding Foreclosure

Attorney Roy Oppenheim from foreclosure defense firm Oppenheim Law will be taking questions tonight live from CBS4 during its foreclosure defense hotline. South Floridians are encouraged to call in to CBS4 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM tonight with their Florida foreclosure questions. Topics discussed include: foreclosure defense, mediation in foreclosure, loan modifications and loan modification scams. What: Foreclosure Hotline: Ask […]

Roy Oppenheim Assists The Miami Herald in Publishing Q&A Regarding Mortgage Modifications

On Thursday, August 27th, 2009, attorney Roy Oppenheim of Oppenheim Law was interviewed by Miami Herald reporter, Monica Hatcher regarding some helpful tips in obtaining a loan modification. Posted on Sun, Aug. 30, 2009 Here are some tips to ease the pain of loan modification BY MONICA HATCHER mhatcher@MiamiHerald.com Getting a loan modification is no easy task, especially if you […]

10 Tips to Survive Today’s Florida Real Estate Market: Free Workshop

Buying and selling Florida short sales, foreclosures, and REOs (Real Estate Owned) are not for the faint of heart says foreclosure defense lawyer Roy Oppenheim. He regularly shares his insight with the media and now offers a Florida real estate workshop targeted at homeowners and real estate professionals looking for trusted legal direction in today’s murky waters of real estate […]

Roy Oppenheim on Obama’s Loan Modification Programs and What it Means to Florida Real Estate

Tue Aug 25, 2009 by on Florida Real Estate

Once in Default: Always in Default Borrowers stay in default … Regardless of Obama Modification Programs New Study Shows As we have previously discussed about Florida real estate, the whole premise of the Obama Administration’s housing bail out response was to provide, Florida real estate borrowers, the opportunity to modify their loans and get back on track. Based on prior […]

Buyers Beware: Time is of the Essence but Knowledge is Power for the First-Time Homebuyer

Wed Aug 19, 2009 by on Florida Law News

Buying a home is a big decision; a choice that should be carefully thought out. Unfortunately, time is running out for eligible first-time buyers as the November 30th deadline for the $8,000 nonrepayable federal tax credit quickly approaches. Although time is of the essence, first-time buyers must do their due diligence by making sure they qualify for this tax credit. […]

Roy Oppenheim is quoted in the Daily Business Review on the Final Report from the Florida Supreme Court's Foreclosure Taskforce

Tue Aug 18, 2009 by on Florida Law News

Foreclosures: Mandatory mediation urged to help streamline process By Jordana Mishory Florida Supreme Court task force is calling for uniform mandatory mediation for all residential foreclosure cases in the state to deal with the tide of foreclosures that has swamped courthouses. The proposal, obtained by the Daily Business Review, calls for all circuits to implement a mediation process modeled on […]

The Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases speaks out: Chastises Banks and Banks’ Attorneys.

Today, the Florida Supreme Court Task Force on Residential Foreclosure Cases issued their final report. While the report is over 50 pages in length, they are making a number of very important recommendations that should help Florida homeowners. Specifically, they are requiring mandatory mediation for all homestead property in every county in the State of Florida. Right now, only a […]

Must See TV on CBS 4: Best Ways to Get Hired During a Recession, Roy Oppenheim Tells All

Mon Aug 17, 2009 by on Florida Law News

Donald Trump’s famous words: ‘Your Hired!’ Finding a job in a recession takes more than just a resume, Attorney and Law Blogger Roy Oppenheim tells viewers tonight on CBS 4 Neighbors to Neighbors. what it takes to get hired in South Florida. Pouring through hundreds of qualified resumes, emails and messages, Oppenheim tells how to get noticed when the economic […]