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Tag: Roy Oppenheim

Housing Outlook: Millennials Optimistic; Nightmare Continues for Others

Owning a home is still part of the American Dream…for some. While reports indicate the real estate and foreclosure crisis might be over for certain homeowners, for others it continues like a bad dream. The Huffington Post reported that “Despite signs of continued housing market distress, most homeowners and perspective buyers are optimistic about the housing market, according to a […]

The Long and Short Sale of Real Estate, Roy Oppenheim Webcast Replay

While the dramatic decrease in foreclosures is temporary, the equally sharp uptick of short sales is not. Why? As reported in The Wall Street Journal this week, buyers are snapping up short sales in all-cash deals, breathing life into the crippled Florida real estate market. In our monthly real estate workshop last night, foreclosure defense and real estate attorney Roy […]

Real Estate Workshop Feb. 9th Talks How Short Sales, Bargain Hunters, Cash Buyers Lift Market

Tue Feb 8, 2011 by on Florida Law News

Cash is the name, short sale is the game! Finally we get infused with good real estate news. Today’s Wall Street Journal’s front page story focused on the increase of buyers snapping up homes in all-cash deals, betting that prices are at or near rock bottom prices and breathing life into Florida’s housing markets, one of the worst in the […]

Snow, Egypt, Super Bowl Sunday and the Real Estate Countdown

January is historically a sleepy month stemming from the holiday hangover. But this year the first month of the year closed with a crash of economic, political and severe-weather related events that put the world in a freeze frame. February started with a continued roar as events continue to unfold. Super Bowl Sunday is notable for two reasons: it is […]

Another Black Swan! Egypt's Impact on Short Sales and Foreclosures Workshop

The ‘black swans’ just keep on coming, as underwater homeowners brace themselves for a new set of rules in 2011. Amid international struggle, national weather crises and local real estate unrest, new data shows that real estate prices continue to drop while short sale rates are skyrocketing. Want to learn more? Attend Oppenheim Law and Weston Title‘s Real Estate Workshop […]

News of the Week: Egypt Unplugs, Obama’s New Rules, Foreclosures “Out”, Short Sales “In”

This was a historical week. Besides marking the 25th anniversary of the explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger – an event that itself marked the end of an era; this week’s headlines included Obama’s new rules/new economy State of the Union; Friday marked the first time in history that part of the Internet went dead as Egypt “unplugged itself” in […]

Beat January Blues, Find Source of Inspiration

Today has been deemed “Blue Monday,” the most depressing day of the year. Psychologist Cliff Arnall came up with an actual formula to show that the third Monday in January can be a real downer for many people. The formula is weather plus debt minus salary multiplied by the time since Christmas to the time since failure to fulfill New […]

It’s A Short Sale World After All

It’s still a buyer’s market. That’s the conclusion of consumers in a new Gallup poll that reveals 67 percent of Americans feel now is a “good time” to buy a house. That hasn’t changed much since April 2009. So despite harder-to-come-by financing and the possibility of a housing double-dip, it seems historically low interest rates and bargain basement home prices […]