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Today’s Sun-Sentinel Florida Foreclosure Report , Roy Oppenheim Contributes to Story

A Foreclosure Tsunami is overwhelming South Florida courts, writes Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reporter Harriet Johnson Brackey. Florida real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim contributed to the report, which explains how a tenfold increase in foreclosure cases over the past five years is crippling the South Florida court system. According to Oppenheim Law, South Florida courts have turned to […]

New Year: New Rules – Florida Supreme Court Requires Mediation in Foreclosure

Just as 2009 ended, the Florida Supreme Court announced a uniform procedure for all newly filed foreclosure cases for homestead properties. While the procedure is not yet fully in place, it should be shortly. The Court acknowledged the system is not working. Foreclosure filings are expected to reach 456,000 cases in Florida by the end of 2010, a 50% increase […]

Best Foreclosure Strategy: Renegotiate Mortgage in Mediation

Mon Jun 22, 2009 by on Florida Foreclosures

Well the early statistics are in http://bit.ly/RsUIQ. As expected, we are finding in Florida that the likelihood of completing a loan modification is much higher if conducted with a mediator under court supervision. That’s why it’s likely why we can anticipate that the Florida Supreme Court will require mandatory mediation in every foreclosure action. In fact, in the few Florida […]