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Breaking News: Florida Supreme Court Rules on Bartram Regarding Statute of Limitations in Foreclosures

Thu Nov 3, 2016 by on Florida Law News

After much anticipation, the Florida Supreme Court has finally issued its written opinion in US Bank v. Bartram.  The crux of this seminal case was whether the Banks after facing an involuntary dismissal of a prior foreclosure action are precluded from filing a subsequent foreclosure lawsuit more than five (5) years after the loan was accelerated.  As you can imagine, […]

Roy Oppenheim from the Trenches: The State of Real Estate

Sun May 19, 2013 by on Florida Law News

South Florida real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim has been keeping his ear to the ground as the real estate market begins to heat up. In a recent article in U.S.A Today, Oppenheim was quoted as saying that lenders are pushing through foreclosures now because the values are up. Meantime, investors have been fueling the recovery, driving prices […]

Investors Fuel Home Buying Frenzy, Driving Prices Higher

Wed May 1, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The investors are coming. The investors are coming. Well, actually, they’re already here. But, unlike in the movie “The Russians are Coming” the investors are quite organized and helping to fuel the housing recovery. They have been sucking up inventory like blood-thirsty mosquitoes. Considering that investors and flippers were partly to blame for the housing bubble of the last decade, […]

Two-Faced Freddie Mac, The Fiscal Cliff and the Obamacare Real Estate Tax, 2012’s Top Headlines Continued

Fri Dec 28, 2012 by on Florida Law News

Continuing our recap of our most popular blogs from 2012… #5 — Robosigning Settlement Proves Sky Was Falling! Chicken Little Was Right! Yesterday’s robosigning settlement that all but one state ultimately signed off on, was far from perfect. Let’s make that perfectly clear. Depending on what you have read, you might be outraged, you might be relieved, you might be […]

Mortgage Interest Deduction Will Be Capped, and That's (Probably) a Good Thing

Thu Dec 6, 2012 by on Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. There is a fair share of hyperbole and panic behind all the discussion about the fiscal cliff, whether it is real or just another made-for-TV drama a step away from a new “Real Housewives” spin-off. But that does not […]