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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Get Paid to Leave Your Home? Florida Real Estate Workshop Tells All April 7

Find out how President Obama’s new Short Sale Program can help South Florida homeowners defend foreclosure, protect credit and prevent costly deficiency judgments. Join Oppenheim Law for the next Free Legal Real Estate Workshop on April 7, as real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim explains the potential government incentives for homeowners to rid their delinquent mortgages through a […]

Roy Oppenheim on “Asset Protection” Show Part 2 – Discusses Deficiency Judgments and Homeowner Negotiating Power

Homeowners who are represented by proper legal counsel and take steps to protect their assets before, during and after the foreclosure process can leverage valuable negotiating power over the banks, according to Florida Real Estate Attorney Roy Oppenheim. Oppenheim sat down with Asset Protection Attorney Douglass Lodmell for a second time to discuss the specific benefits legal representation can present […]

Underwater, But Mortgage Tides Turning: Mortgage Principal Reductions are Coming

WOW: What a week for folks who are looking for ways to bailout their family from the underwater mortgage mess. The tide may be turning. This third week of March 2010 will long be remembered for when tides started to truly turn for those families with underwater mortgages. First, of course the historic health bill was passed by Congress and […]

Oppenheim Law Brings Class Action Suits Against the Banks

Enough is enough. Oppenheim Law, along with a team of lawyers, recently brought a series of class action suits against various banks alleging the banks charged improper fees at closing. Specifically, these banks have been accused of the unlicensed practice of law for charging documentary preparation fees in connection with their mortgages. Interestingly, the Florida Supreme Court recently heard arguments […]

From the Heart: Life Lessons Learned from Mister Rogers

Fri Mar 19, 2010 by on Florida Law News

Cooperation, Persistence, Patience, Sharing, and Positivity This post is the third for Oppenheim Law’s senior partner, Ellen Pilelsky, as she discusses Florida real estate and foreclosure, sharing her perspective “From the Heart.” Oppenheim Law looks forward to your continued feedback and support for this new column. It has been seven years since Fred Rogers, the star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, […]

Roy Oppenheim Shares View on Real Estate Radio USA

Listeners Tune In, Oppenheim Discuss Florida Foreclosure + Short Sales Short sales have emerged as the best option for most South Florida homeowners when it comes to defending foreclosure and avoiding costly deficiency judgments, according to real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Oppenheim joined host Barry Johnson on Real Estate Radio USA to discuss the latest trends in […]

Roy Oppenheim Guest Spot on “Secrets of Asset Protection” Show – Discusses FL Foreclosure and Short Sales

Many times Florida homeowners make decisions regarding their assets before being served with a foreclosure complaint. Unfortunately, 97% of homeowners do nothing to protect themselves or their assets before and during the foreclosure process, according to South Florida Real Estate Attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Oppenheim met with Asset Protection Attorney Douglass Lodmell to share how Oppenheim Law guides […]

Tides Turning? Short Sales + Deficiency Judgment Workshop In Review

Oppenheim Law hosted its largest Free Florida Foreclosure Defense Workshop Wednesday night as the real estate market and foreclosure defense landscape evolves. Almost half of South Florida homeowners are facing negative equity in their homes, and more than 400,000 Florida foreclosure cases are expected by the end of 2010, according to real estate attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 40 South […]

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