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Royal Palm Beach lawyer pulls out of foreclosure forum after disagreement with judges

Mon Jan 20, 2014 by on Florida Law News

The following article was originally published in the Palm Beach Post by KIMBERLY MILLER – Palm Beach Post STAFF WRITER on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Excerpts from the article have been republished for use in the South Florida Law Blog with Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law.  Previous forums, held in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, used attorneys as moderators and accepted spontaneous questions. Daily Business Review Publisher […]

Roy's Top 10 Prognostications in Florida Real Estate

Sun Jan 12, 2014 by on Florida Law News

  Traditional migration, which slowed to a crawl and actually briefly reversed itself during the Great Recession, will pick up again, with Baby Boomers moving from up North to Florida. In fact, sometime in the next few months, Florida’s population will eclipse that of New York. I recall, back in 1987 when I arrived in Florida, that possibility seemed improbable. […]

2014 May See Last of Recession – Caused Foreclosure Inventory

Sat Jan 11, 2014 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written in the Daily Business Review by Adolfo Pesquera with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim have been republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Florida still has the highest percent of residential foreclosures, but an improving economy and years of aggressive court action have made it possible to say 2014 may be the last year of the recession […]

2013 The Year in Housing Foreclosures

Mon Dec 30, 2013 by on Florida Law News

As I start to reflect on this past year on the state of affairs concerning foreclosures and the real estate market, here are my general thoughts in no particular order. The idea that  we would regularly beat the “too big to fail, too big to jail” banks in housing foreclosure trials was only a theoretical construct as the dam had yet been […]

Thanksgivukkah

Wed Nov 27, 2013 by on Florida Law News

Every year at this time, I take a few minutes to reflect on the year and give thanks for all the good there is in the world. And it is for that reason that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday as it has been for some time. Of course, when I was a kid Chanukah was my favorite holiday between lighting […]

Breaking bad zombie mortgages? .. Better call Roy!

Mon Nov 25, 2013 by on Florida Law News

Three reasons why you’d “Better Call  Saul” from “Breaking Bad” or Roy when it comes to “Zombie Mortgages.”   Stand your ground if served by foreclosure. Never move out. Have lots of options and time.” Better call Roy.”   What is a zombie property? Foreclosure was dismissed or thrown out or the bank lost the case? Mortgage lien remains on the property. Can’t […]