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Category: Foreclosure Law

Foreclosures, Evictions, Moratorium Oh My

Foreclosures, Evictions, Moratorium Oh My

Foreclosures, Evictions, Moratorium Oh My Description What are your options in the age of Covid-19 ? Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Pick up where we left off from last week, now with moratorium issues along with evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic. Is anyone safe from evictions and foreclosures? If so, who? Find out in the latest […]

Moral Hazard v. Mitigation: What will be the response to COVID-19 Foreclosures?

Moral Hazard v Mitigation What will be the response to COVID-19 Foreclosures

As the Coronavirus pandemic unfortunately continues, a substantial number of U.S. homeowners are struggling to pay their mortgages. With nearly half the U.S. population jobless,  4.6 million American homeowners were in some type of non-repayment as of last month which signals that the number of those not being able to pay their mortgage will only increase. As a result, the […]

URGENT UPDATE: COVID-19 Webinar To Include Special Discussion on Stimulus Package For businesses and individuals.

URGENT UPDATE: COVID-19 Webinar To Include Special Discussion on Stimulus Package For businesses and individuals.

Watch The Live Stream Of Roy Oppenheim on Strategic Default. Plus An Added Special Discussion on Stimulus Package For businesses and individuals. Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim : “Strategic Default: How It is Different from the Great Recession and Strategies to Renegotiate Loans and Debts” And Special Discussion on Stimulus Package For businesses and individuals. Mar 31, 2020 […]

Glass Decision: In Bizarre, Rare, And “Improvident” Ruling Florida Supreme Court Throws Stones At Foreclosure Attorney Fee Decision, Revoking Opinion

Florida Supreme Court Building

As many of you know, we at Oppenheim Law  were invited to submit a friend of the court brief in the Supreme Court case of Mary Ann Glass v. Nationstar Mortgage  in which the issue before the Court was whether a borrower in a foreclosure action is entitled to attorneys’ fees when the borrower  successfully disputed the bank’s standing to […]

No April Fools: Supreme Court Narrows Definition of Debt Collector

No April Fools Day

Another Power Play for the Multi-Billion Dollar Banking Industry. The United States Supreme Court has now rendered a unanimous decision in the case of Obduskey v. McCarthy & Holthus, LLP, finding that law firms who enforce a security interest such as a mortgage (as opposed to directly collecting a debt) are not debt collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices […]

Challenges for the Furloughed Individual: A Housing Perspective

furloughed federal worker

I just got off the phone with a national housing news reporter. They wanted to know the types of calls we at Oppenheim Law have been fielding from employees who have been furloughed by the unprecedented government shutdown; and the kind of advice we have been giving these individuals. Although I could only speak in generalities under the attorney-client privilege, […]

“A Retrospective From the Trenches of the Great Recession- What remains the same ten years later”

Zillow’s Home Value Index since 2009

Roy Oppenheim’s retrospection on the 10 year Anniversary of the Great Recession. Part two: The unchanged. I started a series of retrospective posts and videos to reflect upon the tenth-year anniversary of the Great Recession. The first post addressed the consequences of the economic collapse. This post discusses what remains the same after it, and in the next, and last […]