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Tag: Real Estate

Silver lining in the foreclosure crisis becomes the American Dream

Wed Feb 26, 2014 by on Florida Law News

Food for thought for those still underwater There is a silver lining to the foreclosure crisis for those that chose not to go underwater—namely, more people who actually were in foreclosure are now buying again. How many are actually able to purchase Unfortunately, the government and housing market does not keep track of the specific real estate numbers.  Nevertheless, because […]

Foreclosure Law Empowering Lenders Could Be 'Game Changer'

Thu Feb 13, 2014 by on Florida Law News

 The following article was published in the Daily Business Review and written by Samantha Joseph for the DBR.  The South Florida Law Blog has republished select exerpts with quotes from Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law.  New Wave of Short Sales A new wave of short sales could be part of the fallout from Florida’s Fair Foreclosure Act as property owners move to mitigate losses […]

Roy's Top 10 Prognostications in Florida Real Estate

Sun Jan 12, 2014 by on Florida Law News

  Traditional migration, which slowed to a crawl and actually briefly reversed itself during the Great Recession, will pick up again, with Baby Boomers moving from up North to Florida. In fact, sometime in the next few months, Florida’s population will eclipse that of New York. I recall, back in 1987 when I arrived in Florida, that possibility seemed improbable. […]

2013 The Year in Housing Foreclosures

Mon Dec 30, 2013 by on Florida Law News

As I start to reflect on this past year on the state of affairs concerning foreclosures and the real estate market, here are my general thoughts in no particular order. The idea that  we would regularly beat the “too big to fail, too big to jail” banks in housing foreclosure trials was only a theoretical construct as the dam had yet been […]

4 Biggest Takeaways in Foreclosure Law

Tue Oct 29, 2013 by on Florida Law News

While presenting at  “A View from the Bench” conference along with the Daily Business Review (DBR), I was able to interact with judges, attorneys and homeowners regarding the state of foreclosure law. To lay out the most important things to remember (feel free to quote, tweet or share) here are the – 4 Biggest Takeaways From “A View from the […]

A few good men and women along with judges, foreclosure defense attorneys and homeowners enjoy lively discussions in court

Mon Oct 14, 2013 by on Florida Law News

The following article was originally published in the Daily Business Review by Adolfo Pesquera and has been republished in the South Florida Law Blog with excerpts from foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim.  A few good men and women last week enjoyed a lively conference in a mock courtroom to discuss the state of residential homeowners and foreclosure law in Florida. Tougher standards for getting […]