Recently, Roy Oppenheim was featured in the Daily Business Review for our firm’s strong history in representing homeowners in foreclosure. In 2008, borrowers had very limited or viable options, and real estate attorneys were leery about taking on cases from borrowers who couldn’t pay their loans or their attorneys’ fees. However, that did not stop us.
Category: Foreclosure Law
Since the real estate market collapse in 2008, foreclosure defense lawyers in Broward County have worked tirelessly to defend property owners against creditors’ lawsuits seeking to collect on their real estate loans. Ever since, our real estate attorneys have helped countless borrowers hold on to their real estate. We recently prevailed on appeal in a foreclosure lawsuit, but the appellate […]
A Light at the End of the Tunnel. One of the biggest pains for an investor who purchases a property in foreclosure is dealing with subsequent liens filed by various parties, in particular unscrupulous municipalities trying to milk the cow for every ounce of milk. While some of these costs are legitimate, many times they are not. Finally, the […]
Gov. Rick Scott signs fast-foreclosure bill into law. Members of opposition grops have had discussions about challenging the law as unconstitutional and asking the courts to delay its implementation until it receives judicial review.
Below is an abbreviated version of an article written by Roy Oppenheim and Jacquelyn Trask, which was first published this week by Thomson Reuters. The longer version of “Deconstructing The Black Magic of Securitized Trusts” was published earlier this year by the Stetson Law Review. From 2003 to 2007, Florida saw the largest real estate boom in its history. Real […]
Maybe it is because foreclosures were merely a blip on the radar during the presidential election. Maybe it is the fact that the home prices are looking healthier than they have in years. Regardless, some people have been lulled into a false sense of security about the state of foreclosures here in South Florida. To my amazement, I will get […]
The Republican and Democratic conventions are almost upon us, and the housing crisis has finally been inserted into the presidential election. Maybe the President and his Republican rival see homeowners as nothing more than another campaign issue to be exploited, or maybe they are finally starting to understand how central the need to tackle the foreclosure problem is to […]
A version of this blog was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. As a real estate attorney, I’ve had plenty of prospective clients come to my office after being served with a foreclosure notice. It is safe to say they are usually not in a good mood; they are […]