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2017 Foreclosure Trends in South Florida

Thu Jan 12, 2017 by on Florida Foreclosures

There have been many recent important legal developments in the South Florida housing market that you should be aware of relating to foreclosures. As the rocket-dockets decrease, Judges will now be focusing on the importance of the banks producing real evidence and scrutinizing their arguments and their robo-witnesses’ testimony. This means evidence that banks and others have gotten away with in […]

Court ruling lets lenders bring stalled foreclosures 'back to life'

Tue Dec 6, 2016 by on Florida Law News

The following article was written by Paul Owers Sun Sentinel and republished in the South Florida Law and Legal Blog with excerpts and opinion from real estate defense attorney Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law – Weston, FL Summary: The Florida Supreme Court has declared that where a first foreclosure lawsuit is dismissed voluntarily or involuntarily by the court, such dismissal  does not trigger the […]

California’s Supreme Court Punts and Kicks the Can Down the Road for Another Day

Tue Apr 5, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Just last month California’s Supreme Court declined to rule on a hot and eagerly anticipated question for borrowers in foreclosure:  whether a loan transferred into a trust after the trust’s closing date is void. The Court’s analysis in Yvanova v. New Century Mortgage Corporation discussed Glaski v. Bank of American N.A. which clearly stated that a borrower is able to […]

3 things homeowners didn't ask Santa for but might be getting anyway

Mon Dec 21, 2015 by on Florida Law News

The following article was originally published in the Sun Sentinel with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim. Naughty or Nice: Three Things Homeowners didn’t ask Santa for this Year but might be getting anyway! Rising interest rates Strong US Dollar Devaluation of foreign currencies While foreclosures have waned, South Florida real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim predicts the housing recovery will slow in […]

You Won’t Believe What Happens After Appellate Court Grants Rehearing in Beauvais

Thu Aug 20, 2015 by on Florida Law News

In the world of foreclosure, what is right side up can often seem upside down. Thus, in this topsy-turvy world of foreclosure, the Third District Court of Appeals is trying to grapple with the issue of statute of limitations and foreclosure. After granting rehearing in Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Beauvais, No. 3D14-575, 2014 WL 7156961 (Fla. 3d DCA […]