There’s a difference between #dirtbag lawyers and #dirtlawyers In response to the 60 Minutes piece that recently aired. Roy Oppenheim has a message to U.S. lawyers helping launder money. Why All Lawyers Are Not Dirt Bags It’s funny as a real estate lawyer we frequently call ourselves dirt lawyers. Thankfully rarely have I been called a “dirtbag”. Unfortunately, this […]
Category: Florida Law News
South Florida homeowners you’re never going to believe this one. The “Foreclosure Help Desk” is no longer operational at the Broward County Courthouse.
U.S. Government attempts to scare “secret buyers” in Miami-Dade County, Florida and Manhattan, New York
[VIDEO: Secret Real Estate Buyers May Become Scarce in Miami-Dade County] The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a division of the U.S. Treasury Department, announced a temporary crackdown on secret real estate buyers in Miami-Dade and New York City. The Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) will temporarily require certain U.S. title insurance companies to identify the natural persons behind the […]
[VIDEO] Usher in 2016 with Roy Oppenheim chiming in on “The Big Short” an accurate and poignant dark comedy addressing a dark page in U.S. economic history. The Big Short movie brings to life the economic catastrophe between 2007-8 as we look back with appropriate irony and cynicism of the darkest days in US economic history in the past 100 years. […]
Congress will quietly give homeowners their ceremonial Yule log this week that could save them on a massive tax bill. Roy explains more in the following video. The Ultimate Gift Congress Gives Homeowners.
The following article was originally published in the Sun Sentinel with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim. Naughty or Nice: Three Things Homeowners didn’t ask Santa for this Year but might be getting anyway! Rising interest rates Strong US Dollar Devaluation of foreign currencies While foreclosures have waned, South Florida real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim predicts the housing recovery will slow in […]
If you thought that banks and the federal government were going to give up, think again. Let’s say you are a distressed homeowner. Let’s say you have a hefty mortgage. Let’s also say that you are working with your bank on a loan modification. The chances are that one fine day you might receive a letter from a new owner […]
Edition: FINAL Section: BUSINESS Page: 11BM Estimated printed pages: 4 Article Text: CAN two ambitious young lawyers from leading Miami law firms find small-firm happiness — and big-firm profits — in a two-lawyer practice in suburban Broward County? For Roy Oppenheim, 32, and Ellen Pilelsky Oppenheim, 30, the answer appears to be yes. Founded by the husbandCOUPLE FINDS HAPPINESS OFF […]