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Category: Short Sales

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 […]

In Case you Missed it! Florida Foreclosure Workshop In Review

By Roy Oppenheim Oppenheim Law marked its 16th Monthly legal real estate workshop last Thursday and thanks to you – our readers – who attended or brought a friend, we continue to evaluate the real estate market. For those not able to make the event, I have two pieces of good news for you: Oppenheim Law is already preparing for […]

Subject: Will Haiti’s Horror Impact South Florida Real Estate?

Good Question! Let’s explore the possibilities. Real Estate Black Swan Arrives: Free Legal Foreclosure Workshop February 4 The attorneys at Oppenheim Law point to the crisis in Haiti as a “black swan event,” an occasion no one could have foreseen with drastic effects on the South Florida real estate landscape. Join Oppenheim Law at the next free legal real estate […]

Why Oppenheim Law Prefers Short Sales Over Florida Foreclosure

Some Florida attorneys and other experts sometimes seem to suggest there is no difference between having a Florida foreclosure or Florida short sale on your record or credit report and pose the question: “Why go through the hassle of a short sale?” The thought process might be technically correct, but only in a state described as a “non-recourse state.” Florida […]

Oppenheim Law Explains How Short Sales and House Flipping Can Bailout South Florida Homeowners

WSJ reporter, James Hagerty, arguably one of the best reporters covering the real estate crisis and with whom I speak with from time-to time wrote a great article this morning concerning professional investors who are going to auction, fixing up the houses and then flipping them for a profit. (Also take the time to look at the slides and related […]