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Monthly Archives: July 2012

How Will the Libor Scandal Impact Main Street?

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. The residential real estate market is beginning to show real signs of life. Home values have posted their first annual increase in nearly five years, acccording to the latest Zillow index, which is a well-respected year-over-year analysis of the […]

Eminent Domain: A Foreclosure Fix From The Trenches

Tue Jul 24, 2012 by on Foreclosure Law

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Eminent domain, where the government can seize properties without an owner’s consent, is meant to be used for significant public benefit. Usually when the government takes a home under eminent domain, it is expanding a road or building an […]

Divided States of America: Judicial vs Non-Judicial Foreclosure

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. According to some analysts, whether or not your state is on its way to a housing recovery depends on whether you live in a state that requires judicial foreclosure or one that does not. What is the difference? In […]

California Homeowners' Bill of Rights Passes; Common Sense Prevails

Homeowners everywhere should be looking at California and taking notice. The government there is finally taking the power away from the banks and placing it back in the hands of the homeowners. Outside of Florida, no state has been quite as devastated by the fraudclosure crisis as California has, so it comes as no surprise that they would be at […]

The Truth About Obamacare’s Real Estate Sales Tax (It Doesn't Exist)

Tue Jul 3, 2012 by on Florida Law News

It didn’t take long for old rumors to resurface about President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. When “Obamacare” was first passed the blogosphere was up-in-arms that the AHA included an additional 3.8% tax on any real estate sale, and claimed, “that’s $3,800 on a $100,000 home.” There were email chains passed along that said that anyone who sold a home would […]

Seguro Medico de Obama (Obamacare), La Crisis de Foreclosure y Las Reglas de la Ley

Estecomentario fue publicado en Yahoo! Originalmente, y esta siendo re distribuidopor el Blog Legal del Sur de la Florida conprevia autorización. Ah? Que significa el seguro medico de Obama oObamacare como es referido y que tiene que ver con la Crisis de Foreclosure? Simplemente pon, el debate legal acerca del Obamacaresobre un mandado especifico, una ley que requiere que los […]

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