As the Coronavirus pandemic unfortunately continues, a substantial number of U.S. homeowners are struggling to pay their mortgages. With nearly half the U.S. population jobless, 4.6 million American homeowners were in some type of non-repayment as of last month which signals that the number of those not being able to pay their mortgage will only increase. As a result, the […]
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Breaking News For Homeowners: The implications of the 5-Year-Statute-of-Limitations is in full effect
Homeowners Don’t Get Shut Out; Know Your Rights! The following segment was originally shown on “Investigations” by Tony Pipitone on NBC6. Roy Oppenheim, real estate defense attorney explains the complicated issues surrounding the 5-year-statute-of-limitations in foreclosure cases; for many, a housing dilemma that has become the focus of the entire country.
Food for thought for those still underwater There is a silver lining to the foreclosure crisis for those that chose not to go underwater—namely, more people who actually were in foreclosure are now buying again. How many are actually able to purchase Unfortunately, the government and housing market does not keep track of the specific real estate numbers. Nevertheless, because […]
The following article was written for HousingWire by Kerri Ann Panchuk on June 18, 2013, and is being republished in the South Florida Law Blog with comments from real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim . When Florida’s Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 87 – the so-called foreclosure Rocket Docket bill – he had no idea he was […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott is facing heavy lobbying from both sides of the fast-track foreclosure bill that arrived on his desk this week.
Much has been written and said about the state of the nation’s foreclosure crisis. South Florida has served as ground zero for much of the mess in the past few years and only recently is starting to dig out from under the mountain of foreclosure filings. New South Florida foreclosures are down. After reporting the No. 1 foreclosure rate for […]
Like the U.S. banking industry, cyber thieves were able to get away with financial malfeasance and are finding more sophisticated ways to get away with their crimes.
Written By Julie Schmit, USA TODAY 12:01 a.m. EDT May 9, 2013 and republished in The South Florida Law Blog with excerpts from Roy Oppenheim. Foreclosure activity in April fell to its lowest level in 74 months, but action is ramping up in some states, says a national foreclosure tracker. In April, one of every 905 U.S. housing units received […]