Take My House

Wed Jul 17, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Esq. for the   South Florida Law Blog. The late comedian Henny Youngman was known for his rapid-fire, one-liners – and is probably best know for this one in particular: “Take my wife … please!” That’s also the line a lot of folks were saying at the height of the real estate crisis, except they replaced […]

Stand true to the Constitution of the United States of America for which it stands – Fourth of July Message by Roy Oppenheim

Thu Jul 4, 2013 by on Florida Law News

Happy 4th of July from Oppenheim Law Twenty-three years ago, on July 4th 1990 I signed my first retainer agreements. That marked the beginning of my Independence Day and the beginning of a journey that has allowed me, Ellen, and our legal team to serve thousands of clients over the years. It has also allowed Oppenheim Law to speak freely […]

FHFA’s Recent Streamlined Mortgage Incentive Births New Hope for Delinquent Homeowners: How the Miami Heat’s road to redemption and back-to-back NBA championships mirrors that of today’s homeowner struggling to make mortgage payments

Wed Jul 3, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for The South Florida Law Blog. About three summers ago, LeBron James announced that he would be “taking [his] talents to South Beach, and play for the Miami Heat.” The Heat’s signing of “The Big 3” (Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and James) prompted James to promise the Heat fanbase, “not […]

Heyy…Happy Days Are Here Again!

Sun Jun 30, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following publication was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. Should we be singing “Happy Days Are Here Again?” or is it too soon to break out the champagne and noisemakers? The media has been aflutter with positive economic news, but will the momentum keep going? No one really can say for sure, but […]

Short sale credit coding glitch could suppress real estate recovery

Tue Jun 18, 2013 by on Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim’s, commentary was originally published on Yahoo Homes! and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission Yahoo! Contributor Network . Jun 17, 2013 “Share your voice on Yahoo! websites.” COMMENTARY |Although the real estate market is beginning to make a comeback, the mess left behind from the economic recession will undoubtedly take much longer to […]

Governor Scott signs foreclosure fast track bill

Thu Jun 13, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Brian Bandell for the South Florida Business Journal and republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Governor Rick Scott signed a bill that aims to move foreclosures through the court system more quickly, but some homeowner advocates worry that it will erode their rights. House Bill 87 requires banks to file cases with a […]