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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Another One Bites the Dust: Bank Loses Summary Judgment For Foreclosure

Unbelievable: Attorney Geoff Sherman of Oppenheim Law just got a bank’s foreclosure summary judgment denied! Why: because the Bank said they had lost the note when they filed the original complaint, yet 16 days after they filed the complaint in March they had received an assignment of the mortgage and Note from the old lender. Thus, when the new bank […]

Oppenheim Law on Dating and Banking Relationships

Why Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Banks Prefer…Short Sales It should come as no surprise that only 12.4 percent of Florida borrowers who are at least two months behind on mortgage payments have entered into trial loan modifications through the Obama administration’s Making Home Affordable program. The first date For many who tried to get a Florida loan modification, the process […]

Roy Oppenehim Discusses Florida Foreclosure on the National Randi Rhodes Radio Show

A couple weeks ago, I posted a summary of my appearance on the nationally syndicated Randi Rhodes radio show. I talked about how Oppenheim Law is helping South Florida homeowners fashion their own foreclosure bailouts and also discussed the deterioration of the social stigma associated with Florida foreclosure. You can hear the interview by checking out the Oppenheim Law Facebook […]

CBS Spotlights Oppenheim Law: Strategic Defaults and Florida Foreclosure

The face and shape of Florida foreclosure is changing by the day. The newest trend identified by Oppenheim Law is the idea of a strategic default, where homeowners who can afford to pay their mortgage are choosing to stop payments and voluntarily enter into foreclosure. I discussed this Florida foreclosure defense strategy Wednesday night on CBS4 with local reporter David […]

Fannie Mae Announces Deed for Lease Program: A New Weapon in Our Foreclosure Defense Arsenal

As we are always trying to build our arsenal in terms of foreclosure defense strategies, we have constantly said time is on your side and that the cavalry will arrive. So here we have a new government program that may be of interest to all of us by allowing homeowners to stay in their property as a tenant as opposed […]

Free Legal Workshop December 3: Fashioning Your Own Bailout

Wed Nov 11, 2009 by on Foreclosure Workshop

Florida Foreclosure Defense Workshop Helps Bailout Homeowners Roy Oppenheim is a real estate and Florida foreclosure defense attorney who says homeowners who know their legal rights have the power to fashion their own foreclosure bailouts. Free Workshop Thursday, December 3 from 6-7 p.m. Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 11, 2009 – With South Florida on pace for nearly 100,000 foreclosure […]

Roy Oppenheim on Talk Radio – Fashioning Your Own Foreclosure Bailout

Last week was quite a week. I left Cambridge, MA, after visiting my daughter for the weekend and enjoying a little family rivalry at the Harvard – Princeton football game. After a meeting in New York, I found out the nationally syndicated Randi Rhodes Show wanted me to make an appearance at 5 p.m. to discuss foreclosures and Oppenheim Law’s […]

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