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Monthly Archives: August 2010

Sneak Preview: ABC’s + ‘D’ for…Deflation by Roy Oppenheim

On location in Boston, Real Estate Attorney and Legal Blogger Roy Oppenheim talks about the real estate market and what to expect from the new deflationary economy. Tune in Wednesday night. Oppenheim highlights the new rules homeowners need to learn in a Back to School Workshop. What: ABC’s and D for Deflation Foreclosure Defense Workshop When: Wednesday, September 1, 2010 […]

Back To School: Learn the ABC’s and D for Deflation? Foreclosure Defense Workshop Streams Live from Oppenheim Law News Channel

The housing news reports existing home sales fell sharply in July, declining for a third straight month, as the effects of the expired homebuyer tax credit continued to add turbulence to the housing market. Consumers are now clearly entering into a new economic era where homes are no longer an appreciating asset. Oppenheim Law teaches Florida homeowners the latest legal […]

Sun-Sentinel: Foreclosures Jump 77 % in Palm Beach County, Oppenheim Says Expensive Mortgages Going into Default More Frequently

The Sun Sentinel’s real estate writer Paul Owers noted RealtyTrac Inc report last Thursday that foreclosure filings spiked last month in Palm Beach County as a backlog of pending cases abruptly moved through the court system. The county had 3,759 homeowners in some stage of foreclosure in July, up 77 percent from June and 42 percent from a year ago. […]

Daily Business Review: Roy Oppenheim Applauds Investigation on Filing Faulty Foreclosures

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has issued subpoenas to three South Florida foreclosure law firms seeking detailed financial, client and employee records. McCollum’s economic crimes division is investigating the Law Offices of David J. Stern of Plantation, the Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson of Fort Lauderdale and Shapiro & Fishman of Boca Raton and Tampa for possible unfair and […]

Now We Know: Why Obama's Loan Modification Program Failed Homeowners – Oppenheim Observes

Wed Aug 11, 2010 by on Loan Modification & Roy Oppenheim

This past weekend, I was in our Nation’s capital. It is always interesting to see things from the inside looking out, as opposed to from the outside looking in. It is like being in a house of mirrors. One thing is apparent: the Beltway economy is not suffering like places such as Florida, Nevada, and Detroit. As a result, our […]

Oppenheim Week in Review: Foreclosures News, Views and Video Workshops Replay

Homeownership Reaches Record Lows According to new industry estimates, millions of houses on the verge of foreclosure could send homeownership to its lowest level since 1960. Long considered a cornerstone of the American dream, homeownership has been sliding since the housing bubble burst in 2006. New projections say the rate could plummet to about 62%, compared with 69.4% in 2004. […]

Florida Foreclosures Make International News: Roy Oppenheim Contributes

Mon Aug 2, 2010 by on Florida Law News

States like Florida and California are obvious centers of attention when it comes to foreclosure, and many people throughout the world, who own real estate in Florida, are affected by this crisis. The global nature of our country’s real estate market came into focus when reporters from the BBC and Croatian National TV looking to do a feature commentary on […]

Help for Homeowners: Oppenheim Law Foreclosure Workshop Streams Wednesday, August 4

Sun Aug 1, 2010 by on Foreclosure Workshop

What can Florida homeowners learn from the wealthy when it comes to strategic defaults? Oppenheim Law discusses strategic default August 4 at 6 PM during the next Free Strategic Foreclosure Workshop. According to The New York Times, more than 1 in 7 homeowners with loans in excess of a million dollars are seriously delinquent compared to 1 in 12 for […]

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