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Another Black Swan! Egypt's Impact on Short Sales and Foreclosures Workshop

The ‘black swans’ just keep on coming, as underwater homeowners brace themselves for a new set of rules in 2011. Amid international struggle, national weather crises and local real estate unrest, new data shows that real estate prices continue to drop while short sale rates are skyrocketing. Want to learn more? Attend Oppenheim Law and Weston Title‘s Real Estate Workshop […]

How the Gulf Oil Catastrophe Brought Upon a True Black Swan

Even before the economic bubble started to burst in 2005, I frequently talked about Black Swan events (Haiti, Transcript and Video from Presentation back in November of 2008) You know the kind of low probability events that have a huge impact on the economy. Examples are Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti and Chilean earthquakes and, of course, the devastating Gulf Oil […]

Black Swan Haitian Crisis Will Likely Change South Florida Real Estate and Foreclosure

Haitian Crisis Will Likely Change Real Estate Market in South Florida At my most recent seminar last week I discussed the possibility of a Black Swan event occurring that would literally change the complexion of the South Florida real estate market. A Black Swan event is something that just can’t be anticipated. At that moment I gave as an example […]

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 […]

Egypt Era Ends and Fannie Mae Says: You're Fired to Fort Lauderdale Law Firm

Sat Feb 12, 2011 by on Florida Law News

A crazy week it’s been once again. In Egypt President Mubarak resigned, but while a military government is not American-style democracy; it shows the power of a thought connected to millions of people through social media such as Facebook and Twitter and good old fashioned passive resistance. In fact, let’s be the first to suggest Wael Ghonim, the Google engineer […]

Roy Oppenheim Shares View on Real Estate Radio USA

Listeners Tune In, Oppenheim Discuss Florida Foreclosure + Short Sales Short sales have emerged as the best option for most South Florida homeowners when it comes to defending foreclosure and avoiding costly deficiency judgments, according to real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Oppenheim joined host Barry Johnson on Real Estate Radio USA to discuss the latest trends in […]

In Case you Missed it! Florida Foreclosure Workshop In Review

By Roy Oppenheim Oppenheim Law marked its 16th Monthly legal real estate workshop last Thursday and thanks to you – our readers – who attended or brought a friend, we continue to evaluate the real estate market. For those not able to make the event, I have two pieces of good news for you: Oppenheim Law is already preparing for […]

Subject: Will Haiti’s Horror Impact South Florida Real Estate?

Good Question! Let’s explore the possibilities. Real Estate Black Swan Arrives: Free Legal Foreclosure Workshop February 4 The attorneys at Oppenheim Law point to the crisis in Haiti as a “black swan event,” an occasion no one could have foreseen with drastic effects on the South Florida real estate landscape. Join Oppenheim Law at the next free legal real estate […]