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Sun-Sentinel: Foreclosures Jump 77 % in Palm Beach County, Oppenheim Says Expensive Mortgages Going into Default More Frequently

The Sun Sentinel’s real estate writer Paul Owers noted RealtyTrac Inc report last Thursday that foreclosure filings spiked last month in Palm Beach County as a backlog of pending cases abruptly moved through the court system. The county had 3,759 homeowners in some stage of foreclosure in July, up 77 percent from June and 42 percent from a year ago. […]

Daily Business Review: Roy Oppenheim Applauds Investigation on Filing Faulty Foreclosures

Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has issued subpoenas to three South Florida foreclosure law firms seeking detailed financial, client and employee records. McCollum’s economic crimes division is investigating the Law Offices of David J. Stern of Plantation, the Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson of Fort Lauderdale and Shapiro & Fishman of Boca Raton and Tampa for possible unfair and […]

Now We Know: Why Obama's Loan Modification Program Failed Homeowners – Oppenheim Observes

Wed Aug 11, 2010 by on Loan Modification & Roy Oppenheim

This past weekend, I was in our Nation’s capital. It is always interesting to see things from the inside looking out, as opposed to from the outside looking in. It is like being in a house of mirrors. One thing is apparent: the Beltway economy is not suffering like places such as Florida, Nevada, and Detroit. As a result, our […]

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 […]

Roy Oppenheim on Strategic Foreclosure: Shay’s Rebellion 2.0

A silent rebellion has begun. This time there will be no drums or shots fired. In fact, no one will hear anything. Not even footsteps. Homeowners have reached a tipping point of sorts: 7 million homeowners are currently underwater. They are defaulting on their mortgages. One by one they are part of Shay’s Rebellion 2.0, a rebellion being fought on […]

Strategic Defaults and Short Sales: Free Foreclosure Workshop May 5

Strategic default and short sales are the latest buzzwords in Florida foreclosure and real estate. Find out how these foreclosure defense strategies can prevent foreclosure and costly deficiency judgments May 5 from 6-7 p.m. Roy Oppenheim tells homeowners how to challenge banks at their own game and how to craft your personal bailout. What: Short Sales + Strategic Defaults: Free […]

Instant Replay! UStream TV Brings Oppenheim Law Workshop Live! April’s Short Sale + Foreclosure Defense Workshop in Review

Live from Ustream, it’s Roy Oppenheim with an instant replay available for the next 48 hours! On a night when Oppenheim Law broadcast its monthly Foreclosure Defense Workshop to over 100 viewers on UStream, the primary message from real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim was one of opportunity and hope. As we continue to roll through 2010, dubbed […]

Foreclosure and Banks Double Dipping is Headline News

This week I spoke with the Daily Business Review’s Terry Sheridan about fraudulent bank profits at homeowners’ expense. As an active real estate attorney and entrepreneur that has closed billions of dollars in real estate, I foresee a rebellion-of-sorts concerning our nation’s foreclosure and economic crisis. I have contacted the New York Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo about what I call […]