Sun Sentinel Story South Florida Businesses Enjoying Big Bounce Back Amidst Real Estate Bubble. Weston Title & Escrow and Oppenheim Law explains housing growth.
Seventeen of the nation’s “too big to fail” banks also apparently think they are “too big to lose in court.” They have joined forces to go up against a federal judge whose rulings they simply don’t like. In doing so, the banks may have opened a Pandora’s box that ultimately could benefit the same group of people they have been […]
Roy Oppenheim was quoted in the following article, which was originally posted on loans.org written by Rebekah Coleman and is being redistributed on the South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Zombie titles occur after a homeowner defaults, but when a lender never follows through with the foreclosure. Although a mortgage loan servicer may notify a borrower in default that […]
This post by Roy Oppenheim was originally published in Yahoo! Homes and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Recently, we won a court victory against one of the nation’s biggest financial players. Our client, who had a $2.5 million mortgage, stopped making payments after the bank forced placed insurance on the home, even though he […]
An edited version of this post by Roy Oppenheim was first published in US News and World Report’s Home Front Blog and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. It has been my belief from day one that any real economic recovery must have housing at its core. In that vein, any attempt to regulate the […]
The Republican and Democratic conventions are almost upon us, and the housing crisis has finally been inserted into the presidential election. Maybe the President and his Republican rival see homeowners as nothing more than another campaign issue to be exploited, or maybe they are finally starting to understand how central the need to tackle the foreclosure problem is to […]
A version of this blog was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. As a real estate attorney, I’ve had plenty of prospective clients come to my office after being served with a foreclosure notice. It is safe to say they are usually not in a good mood; they are […]
Would you believe it if I told you that 24% of executives in the United States and the UK believe that financial services professionals need to engage in unethical or illegal conduct to be successful? Well, a recent survey of over 500 executives found exactly that, with 26% of them admitting first hand knowledge of wrongdoing in their workplace. I […]