Roy Oppenheim’s, commentary was originally published on Yahoo Homes! and is being redistributed on South Florida Law Blog with their permission Yahoo! Contributor Network . Jun 17, 2013 “Share your voice on Yahoo! websites.” COMMENTARY |Although the real estate market is beginning to make a comeback, the mess left behind from the economic recession will undoubtedly take much longer to […]
The following article was written by Paul Owers in the Sun Sentinel and republished in the South Florida Law Blog with Roy Oppenheim. Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Friday designed to speed up foreclosuresin Florida, but critics say the measure is unfair to homeowners. HB 87 requires homeowners to respond more quickly to foreclosure filings and gives community associations […]
The following publication was written by Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law for the South Florida Law Blog. Last week, I attended “A View from the Bench,” a semiannual rite sponsored for the past several years by The Daily Business Review. For the past few years, the topic has been one that is near and dear to my heart: Foreclosures. The nice […]
Written By Aaron Kase, Lawyers.com, May 1, 2013 and republished in The South Florida Law Blog. A Florida man was recently sentenced to 26 years in prison for foreclosure and short sale fraud. John Lebron, 33, was convicted last week of setting up a complex scheme to buy and sell foreclosed houses, make money on each part of the deal, […]
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 […]