May U.S. home sales and construction continued their trend higher as the housing market sustains its record-breaking growth. South Florida is no exception as home sales rose nearly 8% year-over-year in the tri-county region. While indicators point to a red-hot housing market, potential homebuyers struggle with the dwindling supply of homes and affordability. See a “For Sale” sign? Better Act […]
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Is this how the real estate bubble starts anew? With interest rates at historically low rates, Fifth Third Bank (5/3 Bank) is joining the growing list of mortgage lenders that are featuring low down payment mortgages. Except, Fifth Third Bank is now offering – for qualified borrowers – a mortgage with zero down payment!
Five-Year Statute of Limitations Law still has a Few Lifelines Left in South Florida Foreclosures; Notwithstanding Bank-Friendly Opinion The Third District Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Beauvais would suggest that the five-year statute of limitation does not apply to mortgage foreclosure actions. However, not all courts would agree.
[VIDEO] Usher in 2016 with Roy Oppenheim chiming in on “The Big Short” an accurate and poignant dark comedy addressing a dark page in U.S. economic history. The Big Short movie brings to life the economic catastrophe between 2007-8 as we look back with appropriate irony and cynicism of the darkest days in US economic history in the past 100 years. […]
Foreclosure Fighter: How Oppenheim Law became a major national figure in the nation’s mortgage meltdown.
This following article was originally published by Lifestyle Media Group By: Kevin Gale Department: People and republished in the South Florida Law Blog and Oppenheim Law NewsRoom. All photos are courtesy of the Lifestyle Media Group magazine. Real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim recalls when everything changed for his legal practice – and the U.S. financial system.
It’s been more than 100 years since the introduction of the first Labor Day. Originally conceived to recognize the social and economic achievements of American workers, Labor Day has, for many, just become another day off from work when we can go to the beach, invite friends and family over for a bar-b-que or just kick back, relax and read […]
The following article was written and authored by Roy Oppenheim for The South Florida Law Blog. The drums are starting to beat more loudly by those of us in the Florida real estate and foreclosure defense business as we patiently await the word on whether Gov. Rick Scott will sign HB 87, a bill designed to speed up the backlog […]
Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Well the long national nightmare is over. No, not the fraudclosure crisis. Sad to say that legal mess is still being cleaned up years after the bubble burst. I’m talking, of course, of the NFL referees lockout. Believe it […]