With the ‘zombie foreclosures’ still lingering, at this point let’s call it, The American Horror Story if you will; but, it seems some Florida courts have finally begun to apply the rules of law, civil procedure and evidence in foreclosure cases.
The following article was originally written by Samantha Joseph for the Daily Business Review with excerpts from real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim. Florida leads the nation in foreclosures long after the housing crisis, but new data show the pace has dramatically slowed in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, and the numbers even fell in Palm Beach County. Analysts predicted foreclosures […]
The following post was originally published in the Palm Beach Post by Staff Writer Kimberly Miller with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim. Newly-filed foreclosures jumped 24 percent in Florida last month compared to a year earlier, a spike that marked the first annual increase since early 2013 and led to speculation about whether a long-predicted flood of home repossessions had arrived. […]
“This morning we demonstrate once again that no institution is either too big or too powerful to escape appropriate enforcement action by the Department of Justice. At nearly $17 billion, this resolution with Bank of America is the largest the Department has ever reached with a single entity in American history.” Associate Attorney General West Delivers Remarks at Press Conference […]
Oppenheim Law sets the record straight in real estate, foreclosure and homeowner related matters. For over 25 years, Oppenheim Law has successfully defended and protected clients in South Florida representing them as their advocates. They have closed over $1.5 billion in real estate transactions ranging from representing investors in buying and selling commercial property, representing homeowners buying and selling, refinancing […]
As we commenorate the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation, it came to me, that these days we are dealing with a new form of ‘bait and switch.” Here’s an “In the Trenches” point of view that I’d like opinions on and why it makes sense to call this blog: “Tricky Dick 2.0.” So as more and more real estate […]
A Brief Recap on the New Deficiency Judgment Deadlines As I have explained in my previous blog posts and YouTube videos, July 1st 2014 was a key date in terms of deficiency judgments. If a bank had a foreclosure judgment entered in their favor at any time prior to June 30th, 2013 and the bank desired to file a […]
The following article was written in the Daily Business Review by Samantha Joseph with excerpts by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law. A deadline for lenders to collect balances on distressed mortgages was a “big win” for thousands of homeowners. Florida’s Fair Foreclosure Act, which took effect July 1, 2013, gave lenders one year from the date of foreclosure to sue homeowners […]