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Roy Oppenheim on Real Estate Game Changers: Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Oil Prices

For five years I’ve discussed the inevitability of Black Swan events that change everything overnight – game changers. Certainly, the earthquake in Japan and the subsequent rash of Tsunamis are reminders of that phenomenon as is the ongoing escalated strife and instability in the Middle East. Not only have oil prices shot up, we now face a whole new set […]

Another Black Swan! Egypt's Impact on Short Sales and Foreclosures Workshop

The ‘black swans’ just keep on coming, as underwater homeowners brace themselves for a new set of rules in 2011. Amid international struggle, national weather crises and local real estate unrest, new data shows that real estate prices continue to drop while short sale rates are skyrocketing. Want to learn more? Attend Oppenheim Law and Weston Title‘s Real Estate Workshop […]

How the Gulf Oil Catastrophe Brought Upon a True Black Swan

Even before the economic bubble started to burst in 2005, I frequently talked about Black Swan events (Haiti, Transcript and Video from Presentation back in November of 2008) You know the kind of low probability events that have a huge impact on the economy. Examples are Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti and Chilean earthquakes and, of course, the devastating Gulf Oil […]

In Case you Missed it! Florida Foreclosure Workshop In Review

By Roy Oppenheim Oppenheim Law marked its 16th Monthly legal real estate workshop last Thursday and thanks to you – our readers – who attended or brought a friend, we continue to evaluate the real estate market. For those not able to make the event, I have two pieces of good news for you: Oppenheim Law is already preparing for […]

Black Swan Haitian Crisis Will Likely Change South Florida Real Estate and Foreclosure

Haitian Crisis Will Likely Change Real Estate Market in South Florida At my most recent seminar last week I discussed the possibility of a Black Swan event occurring that would literally change the complexion of the South Florida real estate market. A Black Swan event is something that just can’t be anticipated. At that moment I gave as an example […]

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