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Category: Foreclosure Defense

Oppenheim Law on Dating and Banking Relationships

Why Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Banks Prefer…Short Sales It should come as no surprise that only 12.4 percent of Florida borrowers who are at least two months behind on mortgage payments have entered into trial loan modifications through the Obama administration’s Making Home Affordable program. The first date For many who tried to get a Florida loan modification, the process […]

Roy Oppenehim Discusses Florida Foreclosure on the National Randi Rhodes Radio Show

A couple weeks ago, I posted a summary of my appearance on the nationally syndicated Randi Rhodes radio show. I talked about how Oppenheim Law is helping South Florida homeowners fashion their own foreclosure bailouts and also discussed the deterioration of the social stigma associated with Florida foreclosure. You can hear the interview by checking out the Oppenheim Law Facebook […]

CBS Spotlights Oppenheim Law: Strategic Defaults and Florida Foreclosure

The face and shape of Florida foreclosure is changing by the day. The newest trend identified by Oppenheim Law is the idea of a strategic default, where homeowners who can afford to pay their mortgage are choosing to stop payments and voluntarily enter into foreclosure. I discussed this Florida foreclosure defense strategy Wednesday night on CBS4 with local reporter David […]

Fannie Mae Announces Deed for Lease Program: A New Weapon in Our Foreclosure Defense Arsenal

As we are always trying to build our arsenal in terms of foreclosure defense strategies, we have constantly said time is on your side and that the cavalry will arrive. So here we have a new government program that may be of interest to all of us by allowing homeowners to stay in their property as a tenant as opposed […]

Roy Oppenheim on Talk Radio – Fashioning Your Own Foreclosure Bailout

Last week was quite a week. I left Cambridge, MA, after visiting my daughter for the weekend and enjoying a little family rivalry at the Harvard – Princeton football game. After a meeting in New York, I found out the nationally syndicated Randi Rhodes Show wanted me to make an appearance at 5 p.m. to discuss foreclosures and Oppenheim Law’s […]

The New Normal… NYT Reports: Expect Four Million More Foreclosures Despite Obama’s Mortgage Modification Policy

In today’s New York Times (10/9/09) the lead story in the Business section is: “In Trial Phase, Mortgage Bills Fall for 500,000. Is that supposed to be good news or news at all? I am not sure. I guess it depends on whether you think the glass is half full or half empty. The reality is that by now the […]

Florida Court of Appeals Tells Judges: Stop Being Compassionate

As discussed today in the Daily Business Review (see article below), the Third District Court of Appeals criticized a Miami Dade circuit judge for extending a foreclosure by one month. In essence, the Court reversed the judge’s opinion by stating that a courtroom is no place for compassion! While it is inappropriate for an attorney to criticize the appellate court […]

Roy Oppenheim Presents Foreclosure Strategies to Pompano Beach Homeowners

More than 5,000 homes in Pompano Beach have already been foreclosed or are currently in some stage of the foreclosure process, according to Realtytrac.com. Fully aware of the battle facing South Florida homeowners, the Pompano Beach Highlands Civic Improvement Association has announced its next meeting will be dedicated to the topic of foreclosure defense for homeowners. The Association has invited […]