Amazon’s Search for A New Headquarters: the Search for a “Prime” Location and the Effects on Real Estate Cities across North America, including several South Florida cities, are engaged in what seems to be a reality show-like competition to be Amazon’s chosen city for its new $5 billion headquarters. From the installation of massive Amazon delivery boxes around the […]
A Real Estate Game-Changer: Cryptocurrency From buying coffee, to booking vacations and even purchasing homes, one cannot help but notice the growing adoption of digital currency (called cryptocurrency) in purchasing goods and services. This past August, our team at Oppenheim Law proudly announced that we began accepting cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum, as payments for our professional services. The […]
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Millennials: Trade your Student Loans for a Mortgage. As we noted in an earlier blog, it’s no secret that mounting student loans have made it difficult for Millennials to buy homes. Eagle Home Mortgage, the lending arm of South Florida’s largest homebuilder, Lennar Corp., is proposing a new solution to try and remove this common financial obstacle. Lennar Corp recently […]
You may have noticed that Nationstar is no more. After several years of transitioning, Nationstar has officially renamed itself “Mr. Cooper.” Why the new name? According to CEO Jay Bray, it’s all part of a “cultural shift” to improve the experience for customers, as Bray’s mission is to be the leader in service. Time to Rebrand The former Nationstar has […]
The following is not a reality show; rather, it is a true story that highlights the worst of the financial crisis. Erik and Renee Sundquist reached a settlement with Bank of America where the bank has agreed to pay them $6 million after eight grueling years of foreclosure. The Sundquist family endured a stress-induced heart attack and a suicide attempt, […]
Dear Friends and Colleagues, On behalf of the Firm, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe and well following the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Irma. Fortunately, our office did not get the brunt of Hurricane Irma, but we know that many fared much worse than us. We cannot even begin to imagine what you must be going […]
Hurricane Harvey: A Harsh Reality for Houston Sends a Dire Warning to the U.S. With the upcoming Labor Day Weekend, when most people will be grilling and relaxing, it’s important to take notice of how lucky we all are and yet, at the same time, how many of us are in dire need. Hurricane Harvey, still an active tropical […]