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Yearly Archives: 2019

Staging Homes for Sale: Buyer Beware!

Wed Mar 6, 2019 by on Real Estate

Staging Homes for Sale: Buyer Beware!

Strike a Pose While we all try to look our best for photos, real estate listing photos are not only accentuating property but are incorporating computer-generated imagery.  Although at one time real estate was staged so that the properties looked decluttered and presentable, photos are more important than ever. It is reported that home searches begin online and many deals, […]

Housing and The Economy: Are we already in a recession?

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The Housing Bubble A historical fact: The United States has had eleven recessions since World War II.  While pessimistic economic pundits are already forecasting that we are heading towards another recession, the true issue is whether housing ever truly recovered from the last recession of 2007-2009. Interesting, while the New York Times indicated that housing only accounts for three percent […]

Will Venezuela’s crisis affect South Florida’s Real Estate market?

Tue Feb 19, 2019 by on Florida Real Estate

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Seasoned real estate expert and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim reflects on the impact Venezuela’s political crisis will have on South Florida real estate market. Civil unrest creates real estate opportunities With the civil unrest that continues in Venezuela, the question that real estate pundits are having is what impact the current State of Affairs in Venezuela will have on […]

Consult with a Civil Law Notary Before Heading to a Consulate, You May be Able to Avoid the Trip!

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Civil Law Notary Roy Oppenheim’s Discussion about Florida’s Civil Law Notaries. Since the recent appalling affair involving the Saudi consulate in Turkey, many have come to the realization that by personal choice they would prefer not to enter a consulate and rather have their business conducted outside in a private, less targeted, setting.  However, there is a generalized misconception that […]

Challenges for the Furloughed Individual: A Housing Perspective

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I just got off the phone with a national housing news reporter. They wanted to know the types of calls we at Oppenheim Law have been fielding from employees who have been furloughed by the unprecedented government shutdown; and the kind of advice we have been giving these individuals. Although I could only speak in generalities under the attorney-client privilege, […]

More Flooding, More Diseases from Bugs and More Homes Under Water Real Estate Attorney Roy Oppenheim’s Thoughts On Global Warming

Tue Jan 15, 2019 by on Florida Real Estate

Roy Oppenheim Global Warming

What Does Global Warming Mean For South Florida’s Real Estate Market? South Florida is a magical place of tropical weather, beautiful beaches, luxurious landscape, the millions of acres of the everglades, unique wildlife, and so many other natural attractions that lure millions of newcomers and visitors each year. These natural wonders also make South Florida one of the most vulnerable […]