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Refinancing for Cash? Join the crowd!

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In 2021, more Americans have taken cash from cash-out refis than any time since the Financial Crisis of 2008. U.S. homeowners cashed out a record $152.7 billion in home equity last year, up from 42% since 2019 and the most since 2007, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac. Why the uptick? The pandemic has certainly brought challenges to us all. […]

The K shaped Economy: The End to Mortgage Relief Programs and the Housing Boom

The K shaped Economy: The End to Mortgage Relief Programs and the Housing Boom

The COVID-19 pandemic has created two distinct real estate market forces. One involves what will happen once the mortgage forbearance relief programs end while the other involves the current housing boom. While no one can negate the seriousness of the pandemic, there are those that liken the real estate market as “A Tale of Two Cities”: for as many of […]

A Flip Flop … Flip? Florida Supreme Court Finally Grants Attorney Fees for Homeowners Who Beat Banks

Wed Jan 6, 2021 by on Foreclosure Law

A Flip Flop … Flip? Florida Supreme Court Finally Grants Attorney Fees for Homeowners Who Beat Banks

Originally posted on dbr DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW by Rachel Lean A longstanding dispute over whether homeowners should be able to collect attorney fees after defeating a foreclosure lawsuit with a lack of standing defense has finally been resolved at the Florida Supreme Court. It’s a ruling that opens the door for countless Florida homeowners to recover legal fees from banks and lenders who sued them and […]

‘People Should Be Going to Prison’: Ocwen to Pay $11M, but Florida Lawyers Say That’s Not Enough

Fri Oct 16, 2020 by on Florida Law News

‘People Should Be Going to Prison’: Ocwen to Pay $11M, but Florida Lawyers Say That’s Not Enough

Article Originally posted on (L to R) Ashley Moody Florida attorney general, Bruce Jacobs, Jacobs Legal and Roy Oppenheim Oppenheim Law (Photos: J. Albert Diaz/ALM, Courtesy Photo) Lawyers who litigated against the company in separate cases criticized the agreement as weak. “While residential foreclosures are at a temporary lull due to federal moratoriums, these moratoriums, just like Florida’s, will come to […]

Loss Mitigation Strategies – Lessons Learned from the Last Economic Crisis

Fri Sep 18, 2020 by on Business, Coronavirus & Real Estate

Loss Mitigation Strategies – Lessons Learned from the Last Economic Crisis

Loss Mitigation Strategies – Lessons Learned from the Last Economic Crisis Description Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Discussions on loan modifications, short sales and foreclosure defense strategies. >REGISTER HERE< Register by Tuesday September 22nd, 2020 12:00 PM. You’ll receive a confirmation email with a unique link to join the session. Click “Add to calendar” to ensure you don’t […]

Foreclosures, Evictions, Moratorium Oh My

Foreclosures, Evictions, Moratorium Oh My

Foreclosures, Evictions, Moratorium Oh My Description What are your options in the age of Covid-19 ? Zoom in at Noon with Roy Oppenheim: Pick up where we left off from last week, now with moratorium issues along with evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic. Is anyone safe from evictions and foreclosures? If so, who? Find out in the latest […]

Return of Evictions and Foreclosures during COVID?

Return of Evictions and Foreclosures during COVID?

Return of Evictions and Foreclosures during COVID? Description Find out the latest on evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic. Is anyone safe from evictions and foreclosures? If so, who? Find out in the latest webinar with Attorney Roy Oppenheim.  REGISTER HERE Register by Tuesday September 8th, 2020 12:00 PM. You’ll receive a confirmation email with a unique link to […]

Strategic Use of Bankruptcy When Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoriums are Lifted

Thu Aug 13, 2020 by on Bankruptcy

Strategic Use of Bankruptcy When Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoriums are Lifted

Strategic Use of Bankruptcy When Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoriums are Lifted Topic Strategic Use of Bankruptcy When Foreclosure and Eviction Moratoriums are Lifted With Special Guest Ido J. Alexander, Esq. Ido Alexander, Esq., practices bankruptcy law, representing trustees, debtors, and creditors. Serving as Past President of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida, Ido is a frequent […]