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Florida Fair Foreclosure Act? Fair to Whom?

Banks need to get their massive foreclosure backlog off the books. There are over 368,000 cases in Florida. I get that. Getting these properties into the hands of families who can afford them, that is what I want to see. It’s needed to jump start the economy, and no one wants to see the banks out of the neighborhoods more […]

Week In Review: Foreclosure and the GOP; Banks May Lose HAMP Money; Bondi Stands Behind Settlement; Stern Wants Fries With That

Fri Jan 27, 2012 by on Florida Law News

We’re finally starting to catch our breath, with the substantial amount of news we’ve seen come down the pipeline in the housing market this week. President Obama’s State of the Union, and the apparent collapse of the federal government’s settlement with the banks have been our focus this week, and rightfully so. But there’s been lots of other stories that […]

Foreclosure Mills, Bank Fraud and the Housing Market — 2011's Top Headlines Pt. 2

Continuing our list here’s Pt. 2 of our Top 10 stories for 2011 — #5 — Foreclosure Fraud Files Released As 2011 got underway we were presented with a fascinating yet disturbing report by the Florida Association of Court Clerks called “Unfair, Deceptive and Unconscionable Acts in Foreclosure Cases”. It brought these horrible practices into the harsh light of day. […]

Drug Dealer or Florida Homeowner: Who Does Constitution Really Protect?

Mon Dec 19, 2011 by on Florida Law News

The Oppenheim Law editorial team found this ironic: A drug dealer has more constitutional rights to protection from the government in his home than your average homeowner in foreclosure. In a case being appealed to the United States Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court recently held that because the “home” has a long standing history of receiving additional constitutional protect […]

Florida’s New Health Crisis: Foreclosures Cause Diabetes, High Blood Pressure…

Thu Oct 13, 2011 by on Florida Law News

The last thing Oppenheim Law wants to see is a foreclosure heart attack and recent reports indicate this is a very strong possibility. Florida’s real estate health is not the only one at risk. The psychological stress of the foreclosure debacle has created a new national pandemic: rampant health concerns. In fact, research shows that diabetes, high blood pressure, and […]

How to Avoid a Foreclosure Hangover: Deficiency Judgment

Deficiency judgments are potent, expensive and on the rise according to experts quoted in a recent foreclosure defense Wall Street Journal article! If Oppenheim Law had a warning label it might read: Deficiency judgments can be hazardous to your financial health. For best results hire a foreclosure defense attorney. Deficiency judgments are today’s toxic wake up call.

This Week’s Instant Replay: Oppenheim Law Foreclosure Fraud Workshop

Toxic foreclosures, robo-signers, rocket dockets, bank busters, dirty titles and clean homes! The new lingo in real estate law is making a name for itself and leaving frustrated homeowners with questions. In case you missed this month’s Foreclosure Fraud Workshop hosted by Legal Blogger and Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim, South Florida Law Blog brings the instant replay! If you […]