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Tag: Roy Oppenheim

Drug Dealer or Florida Homeowner: Who Does Constitution Really Protect?

Mon Dec 19, 2011 by on Florida Law News

The Oppenheim Law editorial team found this ironic: A drug dealer has more constitutional rights to protection from the government in his home than your average homeowner in foreclosure. In a case being appealed to the United States Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court recently held that because the “home” has a long standing history of receiving additional constitutional protect […]

#Occupy Your Homes, No Longer a Silent Protest for #OccupyWallStreet

Fri Dec 9, 2011 by on Florida Law News

    Home for the holidays? Long before we knew what an ‘Occupier’ was, Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim talked about what he called Shay’s Rebellion 2.0 , a silent rebellion across the country of frustrated homeowners railing against the banks. Well that rebellion is no longer silent. In fact’s it’s a deafening roar. This week Occupy Wall Street […]

AP @nbenac Reports: Florida Homeowners, Obama and Housing Market Sinking

Wed Sep 21, 2011 by on Florida Law News

When AP’s White House, government and politics reporter Nancy Benac called Roy Oppenheim for his opinion; the foreclosure defense attorney talked about the thousand pound gorilla AKA the housing market. Everyone is talking about jobs in Washington. Though getting Americans back to work should be a top concern, it’s what’s not being talked about that could hurt Obama this election […]

Oppenheim Law Reports Short Sales Up, Saves Homeowners Millions

In an official Florida real estate news release, Oppenheim Law reports about 80 percent of its Florida foreclosure clients had deficiencies completely waived once they closed their short sale, also known as a pre-foreclosure sale, saving homeowners more than $16 million dollars in 2010/2011. The lesson learned: by working with the banks, homeowners can craft their own real estate bailout […]

Oppenheim in the News: State Mediation Program Helps Few Florida Homeowners

It’s a case of: The Three Stooges and Mediation. Roy Oppenheim and his client shared their recent story in this week’s Daily Business Review with an inside look at the trials and tribulations of a system where one asks: Who is on first? Under a state Supreme Court order issued 18 months ago, banks have been paying third-party mediators to […]

Florida Housing Crisis Worse Than Great Depression?

Thu Jun 16, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Florida Real Estate Goes From Bad to Worse… Securitized Trusts Face Scrutiny and Housing Crisis Now Worse Than the Great Depression Questions Roy Oppenheim. From Bad… Florida real estate is not alone. Serious questions are being raised about the validity and legality of mortgage backed securities, the negotiable instruments at the center of our country’s mortgage boom and subsequent bust. […]

From 'Hope' to 'Housing' – Oppenheim Law Looks Ahead to the 2012 Presidential Election

‘Hope’ stands as a fleeting memory for most Americans as unemployment stagnates, housing prices fall and economic growth looms as a lofty promise unfulfilled. And as we get closer to the 2012 Presidential Election, it’s becoming clear that the ideological political landscape that dominated the 2008 election cycle will be eclipsed by a menacing elephant in the room: the economy. […]

Just Listed: South Florida Law Blog Named AllTop’s “Best of the Best”

All the top headlines from popular topics around the web: that’s AllTop. And now the South Florida Law Blog is listed on this popular directory of top news sources. Fresh off the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Best of Blogs Awards, Oppenheim Law is proud to announce we are part of the feed to the AllTop Real Estate topic: http://real-estate.alltop.com/ What is […]