The Housing Bubble A historical fact: The United States has had eleven recessions since World War II. While pessimistic economic pundits are already forecasting that we are heading towards another recession, the true issue is whether housing ever truly recovered from the last recession of 2007-2009. Interesting, while the New York Times indicated that housing only accounts for three percent […]
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Florida Supreme Court Mandates Foreclosure Jurisprudence Be Played On A Level Playing Field Entitling Homeowners to Attorney’s Fees For Faulty Foreclosures
The Florida Supreme Court recently ruled that when a homeowner legitimately defeats the bank in a foreclosure case, regardless of the reason, the bank is required to pay the homeowner’s attorney’s fees. The Oppenheim Law team recently had the honor of filing a friend-of-the-court brief (otherwise known as an amicus curiae brief) in the case of Glass v. Nationstar, which has […]
Roy Oppenheim’s retrospection on the 10 Year Anniversary of the Great Recession Usually anniversaries tend to make us slow down and look back. For us at Oppenheim Law, the anniversary of the start of the Great-Recession of 2008 has been an opportunity to look back, appreciate what we have learned and set new goals for years to come. There […]
Every four years, soccer fans from all over the world come together to support their favorite team at the World Cup. In 2026, North America will host the event which will have the games spread across cities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Miami is expected to be one such chosen venue. While World Cup soccer fans may not […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.