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Category: Florida Real Estate

Oppenheim Law Brings Class Action Suits Against the Banks

Enough is enough. Oppenheim Law, along with a team of lawyers, recently brought a series of class action suits against various banks alleging the banks charged improper fees at closing. Specifically, these banks have been accused of the unlicensed practice of law for charging documentary preparation fees in connection with their mortgages. Interestingly, the Florida Supreme Court recently heard arguments […]

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 […]

Roy Oppenheim Guest Spot on “Secrets of Asset Protection” Show – Discusses FL Foreclosure and Short Sales

Many times Florida homeowners make decisions regarding their assets before being served with a foreclosure complaint. Unfortunately, 97% of homeowners do nothing to protect themselves or their assets before and during the foreclosure process, according to South Florida Real Estate Attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Oppenheim met with Asset Protection Attorney Douglass Lodmell to share how Oppenheim Law guides […]

Tides Turning? Short Sales + Deficiency Judgment Workshop In Review

Oppenheim Law hosted its largest Free Florida Foreclosure Defense Workshop Wednesday night as the real estate market and foreclosure defense landscape evolves. Almost half of South Florida homeowners are facing negative equity in their homes, and more than 400,000 Florida foreclosure cases are expected by the end of 2010, according to real estate attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 40 South […]

Learn About Short Sales and Avoiding Deficiency Judgments: Free Workshop March 3

Short sales are emerging as a formative foreclosure defense strategy, according to Florida real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Join Oppenheim Law at the next Free Legal Real Estate Workshop on Wednesday, March 3, as Oppenheim explains how short sales can prevent Florida deficiency judgments and provides insider tips for buying and selling Florida real estate in this […]

Two Thumbs up: Florida Foreclosure Title Insurance

In the worst of real estate times, opportunity arises even on the courthouse steps. Buying in the murky foreclosure waters is not quite as dangerous as swimming with the sharks thanks to Foreclosure Title Insurance, says Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 500,000 foreclosure filings entered Florida’s books in 2009, and those properties now saturate the South Florida […]

South Florida Law Blog Nominated for Best of Blogs Awards by Sun-Sentinel

Rock the vote! Voting is underway for The Sun-Sentinel’s Best of Blogs Awards and Oppenheim Law’s South Florida Law Blog received a nomination in the Business Blog Category. The South Florida Law Blog is committed to bringing timely news and advice to our readers as we work together to survive this treacherous real estate market. You can vote once a […]

Taking Charge of our Future: Allstate’s Message (I Agree)

The Silver Lining of this Foreclosure Crisis From the Heart Thanks for your positive feedback on our new column. This post is the second for Oppenheim Law’s senior partner, Ellen Pilelsky, as she discusses Florida real estate and foreclosure, sharing her perspective “From the Heart.” Some say there is a reason for everything and that we can control our own […]