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South Florida Real Estate Could Use a #FanGate, too! The 2014 Florida Gov. Gubernatorial Race Heats Up.

Thu Oct 2, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Latest 2014 polls show Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist in tight race with only one month left. Oppenheim says, "Fla. real estate needs to be addressed by both."

2014 polls show Gov. Rick Scott and Charlie Crist in tight race with only one month to go. Roy Oppenheim, foreclosure defense attorney wants the Florida real estate zombie foreclosures to be addressed by both.

#Fangate overshadows weirdest start of the FL. Gov. gubernatorial debate as the 900 pound invisible gorilla in South Florida seeks answers.


While the Florida real estate market is heating up in Florida and particularly South Florida, all eyes are also watching the 2014 Florida gubernatorial election between candidates Charlie Crist (D) and Rick Scott (R) -both parties openly discuss education, unemployment, immigration and the ever-promising $1 billion in tax cuts.

One thing for sure is; no one is speaking about the 900 pound invisible gorilla in this campaign which is the billions of real estate dollars that continue to be locked up from the housing issues dealing with zombie foreclosures.

For the first time since the Governors race began – the South Florida housing issue is finally being addressed; unfortunately, not by either Crist or Scott.

 

And, last night twitter followers started to go crazy posting viral remarks and making almost famous the hashtag from Hell, #fangate. Some examples

 Homes in the State of Florida are Holding Back the Economy With Zombie Mortagages.

Homes in the State of Florida are Holding Back the Economy With Zombie Foreclosures.

Local South Florida Foreclosure Issues

Local real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim (well regarded for opinions that seem to be a favorite amongst South Florida homeowners’ afflicted and/or inflicted by the “Too Big To Fail, Too Big to Jail” banking quagmire) poignantly asks the Fl. Gov. gubernatorial candidates Crist and Scott to address the untapped housing issues mostly involving Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward, Palm Beach and West Palm Beach areas that could infuse the South Florida economy with billions in economic fuel.

South Florida’s Economy

Zombie foreclosures continue to impede South Florida real estate market - locking up billions of dollars

Zombie foreclosures continue to impede South Florida real estate market – locking up billions of dollars

And, as billions of dollars in untapped Florida resources continue to remain locked-up, one thing is for certain – the 900lb invisible gorilla will flare its’ nostrils until either Crist or Scott soothes the giant.

What is causing this market to remain untapped in precious resources?

Besides #Fangate overshadowing Florida’s key issues, this was the weirdest start of a gubernatorial debate that  took place as the 900 pound invisible gorilla in South Florida is seeking answers.

Homes unsuccessfully foreclosed upon by the banks are causing a huge drag on the Florida real estate market.  Homeowners cannot resell, transfer title, refinance, or purchase new homes because they are literally trapped.

Oppenheim has concerns regarding the “unlocked real estate resources that can’t be tapped.”

And, with good reason.

2014 Gubernatorial Fla. Elections

In order to move the Florida economy forward the gubernatorial candidates must address the housing issues still looming since the crisis.

Numerous businesses’ in Florida would receive a true boost, as would employment and the entire Florida economy, by a proper addressing of Florida’s housing issues.  All areas of business statewide, specifically construction, banking, furniture, sales, insurance companies, real estate lawyers, title companies and surveyors –  among others, are (and have been) eagerly awaiting for a candidate to emerge with a plan to triumph over the lingering effects of the crisis and drive Florida forward in 2015.

 Roy Oppenheim,

 From The Trenches

Foreclosure Defense Attorney And Legal Commentator Roy OppenheimOppenheim Law Firm – Roy Oppenheim,

founder and editor of the South Florida Law Blog

Real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim passionately defends Florida homeowners and investors from foreclosure, arranging short-sales, loan modifications, mortgage advice, commercial litigation, and business related matters. Roy is also the original creator of the South Florida Law Blog, named the best business and technology blog by the Sun-Sentinel. Share your comments and thoughts on the Oppenheim Laws digital media social networks; they’d love to hear from you. –

 

Tags: 2014 Florida Gubernatorial Elections, Charlie Crist (D) and Rick Scott (R), Fangate, Florida Foreclosure Defense, Roy Oppenheim, south florida housing crisis, zombie foreclosures

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