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Banks have less than 30 days to file suit against homeowners for deficiency judgments

Tue Jun 3, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Starting today banks have less than 30 days to file suit against homeowners for deficiency judgments if the foreclosure judgement was entered any time before June 30, 2013. If the banks miss the deadline, the banks’ rights to continue with a deficiency for these older cases is over. After July 1, 2014 if one is foreclosed upon, in Florida, the […]

Short Sale Deficiencies Now Illegal in California. What About Florida?

Thu Jul 28, 2011 by on Florida Law News & Short Sales

Welcome back to the Divided States of America. Oppenheim Law has been discussing the chasm that exists in our country between recourse and non-recourse states for years. (Check out Roy Oppenheim’s Op Ed piece in the Sun-Sentinel) It now appears that rift is widening. In non-recourse states, like California, a lender may not pursue a deficiency following a foreclosure sale […]

Roy Oppenheim Shares View on Real Estate Radio USA

Listeners Tune In, Oppenheim Discuss Florida Foreclosure + Short Sales Short sales have emerged as the best option for most South Florida homeowners when it comes to defending foreclosure and avoiding costly deficiency judgments, according to real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Oppenheim joined host Barry Johnson on Real Estate Radio USA to discuss the latest trends in […]

Tides Turning? Short Sales + Deficiency Judgment Workshop In Review

Oppenheim Law hosted its largest Free Florida Foreclosure Defense Workshop Wednesday night as the real estate market and foreclosure defense landscape evolves. Almost half of South Florida homeowners are facing negative equity in their homes, and more than 400,000 Florida foreclosure cases are expected by the end of 2010, according to real estate attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 40 South […]

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 […]