You might have resolutions; I say let’s just rewrite the rules. When it comes to surviving the real estate hangover from the past few years of excessive financial abuse, Florida homeowners need to sober up. Here are my top 10 rules for 2011: 1. Avoid the use of credit during a deflationary economy… use credit when inflation returns. 2. Be […]
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Roy Oppenheim to the Wall Street Journal: “Your editorial will make future investors think twice about entire system”
Oppenheim Law’s South Florida Law Blog shares a letter Roy Oppenheim wrote in response to an editorial piece published on October 9th called The Politics of Foreclosure: Your editorial “The Politics of Foreclosure” (October 9) misses a number of significant legal as well as macro economic issues. In fact the editorial’s latent sarcasm (i.e., “the affidavit was supposed to be […]
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 […]
A few years back a good old friend of mine, Sheldon Cohen, former commissioner of the IRS under President Johnson and chief counsel under President Kennedy, told me over lunch in DC that the whole problem with the collapse of the rule of law during the mortgage foreclosure crisis with the banks is that if they were allowed to get […]
The transformation of the United States from a democratic-republic to an oligarchy where the wealthy elites yield most of the power.
Glass Decision: In Bizarre, Rare, And “Improvident” Ruling Florida Supreme Court Throws Stones At Foreclosure Attorney Fee Decision, Revoking Opinion
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 […]
Florida Foreclosure Attorney Roy Oppenheim’s retrospection on the 10 year Anniversary of the Great Recession. Last Part: The Guilty Ones.
“A Retrospective From the Trenches of the Great Recession-The Parties to Blame” Welcome to the last part of my series of posts dedicated to reflecting on the ten-year anniversary of the Great Recession. I have talked about the changes prompted by the economic collapse, the things that did not change after it, and now it is time to talk about […]
Roy Oppenheim Shares What Has Changed & What Hasn’t Changed During the 10-year Great Recession Anniversary Hi, Roy Oppenheim here, real estate attorney, foreclosure defense attorney, and legal blogger for the South Florida Law blog. Folks have been asking me recently what my thoughts are about the 10-year anniversary of the Great Recession and the foreclosure crisis. And I’ve […]