Without first-time home buyers, not only will the housing market recovery remain sluggish, but the entire economy will be unable to fully recover and make it to the next level.
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The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Esq. for the South Florida Law Blog. The late comedian Henny Youngman was known for his rapid-fire, one-liners – and is probably best know for this one in particular: “Take my wife … please!” That’s also the line a lot of folks were saying at the height of the real estate crisis, except they replaced […]
The following article was written by Roy Oppenheim, Esq. | Yahoo! Contributor Network – and is being republished in the South Florida Law Blog. Surf’s up:time to ride the home-buying wave COMMENTARY | Jumping into the housing market is a lot like trying to catch the next big wave: You never know if you’re going to be able to ride […]
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.
Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. They say there is no rest for the weary, and that seems especially appropriate for our nation’s elected officials. Election Day may be still be fresh in our rear-view mirror, but in case you have forgotten, the lame duck […]
With the presidential race entering its final stretch and with the employment figures remaining effectively flat, one would think that the housing crisis would have already been front and center by now. As I have said numerous times every economic recovery since the Depression has been led by the housing sector. But only now do we have a fuller picture […]
Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. According to some analysts, whether or not your state is on its way to a housing recovery depends on whether you live in a state that requires judicial foreclosure or one that does not. What is the difference? In […]
It’s pretty hard to find a single housing advocate or foreclosure defense attorney, myself included, who didn’t find the national mortgage settlement to be, at the very least, flawed. It may have been a necessary step to getting the housing market back on track, but we know that it didn’t come close to compensating homeowners who had been illegally kicked […]