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Beyond Florida Real Estate: Are Bankers the New Mobsters?

Wall Street corruption blurs the lines between good guys and bad guys as this week’s headlines bubble to the top. Unbelievably guilty in the court of public opinion. Now ultimately guilty in a court of law. The conviction of Galleon hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam on all 14 counts of conspiracy and securities fraud is a prime example of rampant […]

Florida Foreclosure process “just a rotten bag of apples,” Roy Oppenheim says

It’s an understatement to say that homeowners have had it up to here with banks and the foreclosure process. Those caught up in the wake of the foreclosure crisis often see the banks as heartless and just out to make a buck. Some feel like what the banks have done to the American homeowner is criminal. And they just might […]

Florida Foreclosure Help Coming Statewide, Oppenheim Law Says Go For It!

Florida foreclosures and good news all in one story? Yes, it is true. A new federally funded program is now accepting applications for mortgage assistance payments in Florida. The Florida Hardest-Hit program pays an applicant’s mortgage for up to six months to help them to focus on finding a job. There is a maximum, however, of $12,000. Also, the program […]

Banks Desperately Seeking Short Sales

There is an interesting practice developing at our nation’s big banks. Borrowers who are in or nearing foreclosure are being offered thousands of dollars to short sale their homes. Some are even being offered $35,000 to get rid of their homes, and quickly. This situation presents an intriguing insight into the way banks are thinking at the moment. Banks would […]

Workshop Replay: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – No more Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Why isn’t Wall Street in Jail? Is our government a giant Ponzi scheme? These are the questions Roy Oppenheim asked during Wednesday night’s Short Sale and Foreclosure Defense seminar. During the webcast, Oppenheim discusses how with the departure of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac also goes the traditional 30-year mortgage, paving the way for a new 20-year mortgage, higher interest […]

Red Carpet Winners, Short Sales and Oppenheim Law’s March Real Estate Workshop

Join Florida Foreclosure Defense and Short Sale Attorney Roy Oppenheim March 9th at 6 PM. “Not a single financial executive has gone to jail”…that is how Producer Charles Ferguson rocked the Oscars by starting his acceptance speech for winning best feature documentary for “Inside Job,” a film about the 2008 financial system meltdown. How appropriate. Meanwhile, Florida real estate is […]

It’s A Short Sale World After All

It’s still a buyer’s market. That’s the conclusion of consumers in a new Gallup poll that reveals 67 percent of Americans feel now is a “good time” to buy a house. That hasn’t changed much since April 2009. So despite harder-to-come-by financing and the possibility of a housing double-dip, it seems historically low interest rates and bargain basement home prices […]

Week in Review: Foreclosure Headlines by Oppenheim Law

If the first two weeks of 2011 are any indication, we’re in for a roller coaster year for the real estate economy. From unleashing the Foreclosure Fraud Files to the Ibanez decision that banks had wrongly foreclosed on two homes, the foreclosure defense climate changed hourly. Oppenheim Law is along for the ride, contributing to both local and national foreclosure […]