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Tag: Florida Homeowners

The Tortoise and the Hare: Non-Judicial Foreclosures Equate to Faster, but not Sustainable Recoveries

Sat May 24, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Back in June of 2012 I wrote a column briefly explaining the difference between judicial and non-judicial foreclosure states and I debunked the myth that a housing recovery could only be had if a state was a non-judicial foreclosure state.  I explained that the idea of individuals having to give up their property rights is not a necessary ingredient in […]

Florida homeowners get $9.2 billion in home help

Mon Aug 26, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Kimberly Miller – Palm Beach Post and republished with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law on behalf of the South Florida Law Blog.  WEST PALM BEACH — Florida homeowners received more than $9.2 billion in home loan help through the historic National Mortgage Settlement negotiated last year, exceeding expectations by $800 million, according to a final progress report released […]

The State of Foreclosure: Same As It Ever Was, Same As It Ever Was

Maybe it is because foreclosures were merely a blip on the radar during the presidential election. Maybe it is the fact that the home prices are looking healthier than they have in years. Regardless, some people have been lulled into a false sense of security about the state of foreclosures here in South Florida. To my amazement, I will get […]

New Year, New Real Estate Market? Future of Foreclosures Workshop

Thu Jan 6, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Heads or tails? Retailers are breathing a sigh of relief and investors are rallying around Wall Street but the real estate market seems to be paralyzed by the economy’s headwinds and tailwinds. What does The Future of Foreclosures hold for you? You are invited to attend Oppenheim Law’s Real Estate Workshop: Future of Foreclosures on Wednesday, January 12 at 6pm […]

Roy’s Rules for 2011: New Year, New Normal

You might have resolutions; I say let’s just rewrite the rules. When it comes to surviving the real estate hangover from the past few years of excessive financial abuse, Florida homeowners need to sober up. Here are my top 10 rules for 2011: 1. Avoid the use of credit during a deflationary economy… use credit when inflation returns. 2. Be […]

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