Yearly Archives: 2009

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 […]

Deep Cleanings for Foreclosures

Many people may be hesitant to believe that business is booming, but there is a particular profession that is; namely, Property Preservationists for distressed properties. As reported in the August 13th Sun-Sentinel, foreclosures have tripled across the nation since 2005. More and more of these properties are becoming REOs, or “real estate owned,” meaning the bank holds the deed. Before […]

Loan Modification and Refinancing Real Estate Panel Tonight

Is upside down the new right side up? Many South Florida residents are left scratching their heads when it comes to things like loan modifications or refinancing. But thanks to Al Sunshine of Miami’s CBS 4, Roy Oppenheim, Ellen Pilelsky, and Geoff Sherman will be answering questions tonight about the ever-changing real estate market through CBS 4’s Your Money real […]

Strategic Mortgage Defaults Workshop Tonight

Thu Aug 6, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

Are you in a place where you’re losing equity on your home but still making your original mortgage payments? Walking away from homes with negative equity is the trend in places like South Florida where as many as 78 percent who bought homes since 2004 are now underwater. Come to Roy Oppenheim’s real estate workshop tonight and learn about strategic […]

CBS Hosts Oppenheim Law for Real Estate Panel

Roy Oppenheim, Ellen Pilelsky, and Geoff Sherman will be answering questions about loan modifications and refinancing next Monday on CBS4 Your Money’s real estate panel phone bank. With the ever-changing real estate market, many South Florida residents are left with questions and concerns or are in need of real estate advice. Thanks to Al Sunshine of Miami’s CBS4, South Florida […]

Cash For Clunkers – Bottom Up vs. Top Down

Tue Aug 4, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

It’s always nice to hear the words, “You were right.” Last weekend, during a family visit, my brother-in-law came out of nowhere with that statement. For a moment, I had no idea what he was talking about but he refreshed my memory with a previous conversation we had about that the problem with the government bailout. My main argument was […]

Should You Walk? Real Estate Advice

Mon Aug 3, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

Always on the front lines of Florida foreclosure news and court rulings, Roy Oppenheim is hosting a real estate workshop this Thursday with up-to-the-minute information about mortgage modifications, foreclosure strategies, short sales, and bankruptcy. If you or anyone you know is struggling with real estate questions or may be facing foreclosure, the workshop this Thursday will offer insight to your […]