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World Cup 2026: A “Goal” for Real Estate and the South Florida Economy

World Cup Soccer Stadium

Every four years, soccer fans from all over the world come together to support their favorite team at the World Cup. In 2026, North America will host the event which will have the games spread across cities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Miami is expected to be one such chosen venue. While World Cup soccer fans may not […]

Res Judicata, what a wonderful phrase!

Fri Jun 12, 2015 by on Florida Law News

It turns out coincidentally that Hakuna Matata, from Disney’s Lion King, and res judicata actually mean the same thing. Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase which when literally translated roughly means “no worries for the rest of your days.” Res judicata is a legal term meaning “a matter judged”; it is the principle that a legal matter may not, generally, […]

Breaking News For Homeowners: The implications of the 5-Year-Statute-of-Limitations is in full effect

Tue May 26, 2015 by on Florida Law News

Homeowners Don’t Get Shut Out; Know Your Rights! The following segment was originally shown on “Investigations” by Tony Pipitone on NBC6. Roy Oppenheim, real estate defense attorney explains the complicated issues surrounding the 5-year-statute-of-limitations in foreclosure cases; for many, a housing dilemma that has become the focus of the entire country.   

Roy Oppenheim in the News: Five Years After Foreclosure, Some Keep Homes

Wed May 20, 2015 by on Florida Law News

The following segment was originally shown on “Investigations” by Tony Pipitone on NBC6. In an exclusive interview, Roy Oppenheim, real estate defense attorney explains the complicated issues surrounding the 5-year-statute-of-limitations in foreclosure cases; for many, a housing dilemma that has become the focus of the entire country. More than five years after Florida courts were inundated with foreclosure cases, some […]

The economy is up, foreclosures are down but re-foreclosures are also up

Tue Jun 10, 2014 by on Florida Law News

As the Florida real estate and general economy are improving, with average sales prices increasing, the number of foreclosures dropping and unemployment also increasing a funny thing happened as we continue through this recovery: re-foreclosures are up. Re-foreclosures you ask?  That’s right. A re-foreclosure is when the bank for whatever reason dismissed the first foreclosure or in some cases homeowners […]