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Category: Roy Oppenheim

Double Dip Recession? Find out March 9th How World Events Affect Underwater Homeowners

As we prepare for Oppenheim Law‘s March 9th Foreclosure and Short Sale Workshop, one thing is clear: Florida real estate is not immune to world events. The Wall Street Journal is reporting a sluggish start to selling season, typically kicked off by Super Bowl Sunday. Given the volatile international headlines this week, this news hardly comes as a surprise. From […]

Florida Real Estate Trends: Renting, Buying, Financing at Your Own Risk Later

The Florida real estate market just can’t catch a break! With Obama’s new federal housing finance plan unveiled, including its proposal that government phase out the support of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, it’s unclear what the impact of such a move would be on the fragile housing and mortgage market. But one thing is for sure: Financing a home […]

Housing Outlook: Millennials Optimistic; Nightmare Continues for Others

Owning a home is still part of the American Dream…for some. While reports indicate the real estate and foreclosure crisis might be over for certain homeowners, for others it continues like a bad dream. The Huffington Post reported that “Despite signs of continued housing market distress, most homeowners and perspective buyers are optimistic about the housing market, according to a […]

Snow, Egypt, Super Bowl Sunday and the Real Estate Countdown

January is historically a sleepy month stemming from the holiday hangover. But this year the first month of the year closed with a crash of economic, political and severe-weather related events that put the world in a freeze frame. February started with a continued roar as events continue to unfold. Super Bowl Sunday is notable for two reasons: it is […]

Another Black Swan! Egypt's Impact on Short Sales and Foreclosures Workshop

The ‘black swans’ just keep on coming, as underwater homeowners brace themselves for a new set of rules in 2011. Amid international struggle, national weather crises and local real estate unrest, new data shows that real estate prices continue to drop while short sale rates are skyrocketing. Want to learn more? Attend Oppenheim Law and Weston Title‘s Real Estate Workshop […]

News of the Week: Egypt Unplugs, Obama’s New Rules, Foreclosures “Out”, Short Sales “In”

This was a historical week. Besides marking the 25th anniversary of the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger – an event that itself marked the end of an era; this week’s headlines included Obama’s new rules/new economy State of the Union; Friday marked the first time in history that part of the Internet went dead as Egypt “unplugged itself” in […]

Beat January Blues, Find Source of Inspiration

Today has been deemed “Blue Monday,” the most depressing day of the year. Psychologist Cliff Arnall came up with an actual formula to show that the third Monday in January can be a real downer for many people. The formula is weather plus debt minus salary multiplied by the time since Christmas to the time since failure to fulfill New […]