The following publication was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. Should we be singing “Happy Days Are Here Again?” or is it too soon to break out the champagne and noisemakers? The media has been aflutter with positive economic news, but will the momentum keep going? No one really can say for sure, but […]
Yearly Archives: 2013
The following article was written for HousingWire by Kerri Ann Panchuk on June 18, 2013, and is being republished in the South Florida Law Blog with comments from real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim . When Florida’s Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 87 – the so-called foreclosure Rocket Docket bill – he had no idea he was […]
Roy Oppenheim’s, commentary was originally published on Yahoo Homes! and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission Yahoo! Contributor Network . Jun 17, 2013 “Share your voice on Yahoo! websites.” COMMENTARY |Although the real estate market is beginning to make a comeback, the mess left behind from the economic recession will undoubtedly take much longer to […]
The following article was written by Brian Bandell for the South Florida Business Journal and republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that aims to move foreclosures through the court system more quickly, but some homeowner advocates worry that it will erode their rights. House Bill 87 requires banks to file cases with a […]
[In The Trenches] written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law. Now that Florida Governor Rick Scott has signed HB 87, better known as the fast-track foreclosure bill, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at the winners and losers who will be impacted by this misguided piece of legislation. Suffice it to say that every law […]
The following article was written by Paul Owers in the Sun Sentinel and republished in the South Florida Law Blog with Roy Oppenheim. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday designed to speed up foreclosuresin Florida, but critics say the measure is unfair to homeowners. HB 87 requires homeowners to respond more quickly to foreclosure filings and gives community associations […]
Gov. Rick Scott signs fast-foreclosure bill into law. Members of opposition grops have had discussions about challenging the law as unconstitutional and asking the courts to delay its implementation until it receives judicial review.