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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Roy Oppenheim on Real Estate Game Changers: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Oil Prices

For five years I’ve discussed the inevitability of Black Swan events that change everything overnight – game changers. Certainly, the earthquake in Japan and the subsequent rash of Tsunamis are reminders of that phenomenon as is the ongoing escalated strife and instability in the Middle East. Not only have oil prices shot up, we now face a whole new set […]

Workshop Replay: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – No more Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Why isn’t Wall Street in Jail? Is our government a giant Ponzi scheme? These are the questions Roy Oppenheim asked during Wednesday night’s Short Sale and Foreclosure Defense seminar. During the webcast, Oppenheim discusses how with the departure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac also goes the traditional 30-year mortgage, paving the way for a new 20-year mortgage, higher interest […]

Double Dip Recession? Why Not Bet on the Trifecta?

Oppenheim Law tells all at 6 pm tonight with perspective on the state of Florida Real Estate via a free Webcast or be part of a live audience in Boca Raton.   Homeownership will no longer define the American Dream. That’s because 30-year, fixed–mortgage loans that we’ve known since the 1950s may become a luxury if the federal government tightens […]

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road…Goodbye 30-Year Mortgages?

The American Dream as we know it is being redefined for Florida real estate and the nation. Elton John’s famous song Goodbye Yellow Brick Road reminds us that homeownership will no longer define the American Dream and the Yellow Brick Road really leads to no where (just like in Oz). So the tune Goodbye Yellow Brick Road is sounding the […]

Real Estate Madness: Madoff Burns Banks and Brands Government

Is the whole government a Ponzi scheme? Bernie Madoff thinks so and who would know better than the master manipulator himself? When the greatest financial criminal in history calls collect, you listen. The result? A fascinating feature by New York Magazine writer Steve Fishman exploring Bernie Madoff’s brazen plan, subsequent panic and tumultuous downfall. Perhaps most interesting is Madoff’s assertion […]

Rolling Stone and Oppenheim Law Ask: Why Isn’t Wall Street in Jail?

Accountability? In an era in which almost every bank on Wall Street was entangled in financial scandal, millions of Americans are left in an impoverished hole and billions of dollars in wealth has been destroyed, no one has been held accountable. Considering these circumstances, Rolling Stone Magazine Writer Matt Taibbi begs the question, “Why isn’t Wall Street in Jail?” Today’s […]

Red Carpet Winners, Short Sales and Oppenheim Law’s March Real Estate Workshop

Join Florida Foreclosure Defense and Short Sale Attorney Roy Oppenheim March 9th at 6 PM. “Not a single financial executive has gone to jail”…that is how Producer Charles Ferguson rocked the Oscars by starting his acceptance speech for winning best feature documentary for “Inside Job,” a film about the 2008 financial system meltdown. How appropriate. Meanwhile, Florida real estate is […]