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Category: South Florida Law Blog News

Bitcoin, Blockchain, the stock market, and real estate: Are We In the Twilight Zone?

Over the past twelve months or so, almost everyone has heard about Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies in general, and the blockchain.  Simply stated, cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, are an alternative form of payment different from paper currency. The Blockchain is a decentralized open ledger that publicly records transactions between two parties, eliminating the need for an intermediary, such as banks, and allows […]

When it Comes to Real Estate, Congress Can’t Find Their Way Out of the Bag

As very few probably know, including myself until recently, the House of Representatives has passed an early holiday gift for taxpayers concerning real estate.  It is also expected that the Senate and President will follow suit in the near future. Ironically; however, it is too little, too late.

Eminent Domain: An unlikely hero for underwater housing communities

The following article was written in  Yahoo! Homes by  Roy Oppenheim, real estate and foreclosure defense attorney and republished in the  The South Florida Law Blog. Cities are turning to the concept of eminent domain to battle sinking property values and assist homeowners in distress. The desperate fight against the long foreclosure crisis plaguing working-class neighborhoods across the country may have found its […]

South Florida Law Blog…En Espanol

Seeing as how Oppenheim Law is based in South Florida, we obviously have many spanish-speaking clients, and more than a few spanish-speaking employees. In fact it was one of those employees, Natalia, who brought it to my attention that we are doing them a disservice by not directly speaking to them here. We already offer translation services for our clients, […]

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