The following article was written by Kimberly Miller – for the Palm Beach Post and republished with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. WEST PALM BEACH — Florida’s five-year deadline to foreclose on a home is ticking on thousands of aging cases statewide, giving lucky borrowers a shot at a free house and catching banks with […]
The original article was written by Adolfo Pesquera, Daily Business Review, Aug. 5, 2013 with quotes from Roy Oppenheim republished in part and slightly modified for the South Florida Law Blog. Miami-Dade circuit judges have been disposing of residential foreclosure cases at more than twice the rate of Broward judges, but all Florida circuits are following a game plan to […]
The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for The South Florida Law Blog. Last month, Nevada’s governor signed into law a bill that is supposed to make it easier for banks to foreclose on delinquent loans. Can you say HB 87? That’s the recently enacted Florida law designed to deal with Florida’s backlog of foreclosures in the […]
Banks continue to try to convince courts that a promissory note is a negotiable instrument on foreclosures.
It never ceases to amaze me the glaring duality of the world I live in. I am constantly reminded that we live in world where you and I have to play by one set of rules, yet the vast financial complex that resides on Wall Street isn’t held to even a fraction of those standards. The latest example comes way […]
Friday Round-Up — Bank Of America Makes Deal; Return of Rocket Docket?; Foreclosed Military To Receive Pay Day
Bank of America to Reduce Principal For 200,000 Underwater Homeowners First some good news, if you’ve got an underwater mortgage owned by Bank of America. BofA has come to a separate agreement with the US government to to help reduce some the fines it owes to the Housing and Urban Development Agency from last month’s huge settlement. Bank of America […]