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Happy Labor Day! Oppenheim Law Replays September Workshop

Did you miss Wednesday night’s Strategic Default Workshop from Oppenheim Law? Hundreds of homeowners tuned in as Roy Oppenheim shared the new rules homeowners need to learn in this deflationary economy. Oppenheim Law will replay September’s Strategic Default Workshop until Thursday, September 9, so this holiday weekend is a perfect opportunity to catch up on the latest in foreclosure defense, […]

Foreclosure Deficiency Judgments on the Rise in Florida, Roy Oppenheim Speaks to Naples Daily News

Real estate reporter Laura Layden had some questions on deficiency judgments. Ms. Layden contacted Oppenheim Law to obtain the answers for her business story. Roy Oppenheim shared views on the state of the real estate market. Here are a few excerpts from the story- “Oppenheim, a leading foreclosure defense attorney in Florida, represents many homeowners in the state who are […]

Sun-Sentinel: Foreclosures Jump 77 % in Palm Beach County, Oppenheim Says Expensive Mortgages Going into Default More Frequently

The Sun Sentinel’s real estate writer Paul Owers noted RealtyTrac Inc report last Thursday that foreclosure filings spiked last month in Palm Beach County as a backlog of pending cases abruptly moved through the court system. The county had 3,759 homeowners in some stage of foreclosure in July, up 77 percent from June and 42 percent from a year ago. […]

Daily Business Review: Roy Oppenheim Applauds Investigation on Filing Faulty Foreclosures

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has issued subpoenas to three South Florida foreclosure law firms seeking detailed financial, client and employee records. McCollum’s economic crimes division is investigating the Law Offices of David J. Stern of Plantation, the Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson of Fort Lauderdale and Shapiro & Fishman of Boca Raton and Tampa for possible unfair and […]

Watch Oppenheim Law Strategic Default + Short Sale Workshop Replay

Homeowners across the country tuned in Wednesday night as Oppenheim Law hosted its monthly Foreclosure Defense Workshop and broadcast the event live online through UStream TV. Miss out on the live show? Oppenheim Law is streaming the Short Sale and Strategic Default Workshop on the South Florida Law Blog and UStream TV Channel through Sunday night. We’re giving homeowners a […]

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 […]

Oppenheim Law Argues for “Meaningful Principal Reduction” in The Miami Herald

In case you didn’t hear, the Obama administration announced changes for requirements of paperwork and documents regarding the Making Home Affordable on Thursday, hoping to improve the success rate and communication between homeowners and lenders. While this bureaucratic decision may indeed help a few more modifications squeeze through the banks clenching hands, ultimately, the change that is needed for South […]

Why Oppenheim Law Prefers Short Sales Over Florida Foreclosure

Some Florida attorneys and other experts sometimes seem to suggest there is no difference between having a Florida foreclosure or Florida short sale on your record or credit report and pose the question: “Why go through the hassle of a short sale?” The thought process might be technically correct, but only in a state described as a “non-recourse state.” Florida […]