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Tag: Roy Oppenheim

Tides Turning? Short Sales + Deficiency Judgment Workshop In Review

Oppenheim Law hosted its largest Free Florida Foreclosure Defense Workshop Wednesday night as the real estate market and foreclosure defense landscape evolves. Almost half of South Florida homeowners are facing negative equity in their homes, and more than 400,000 Florida foreclosure cases are expected by the end of 2010, according to real estate attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 40 South […]

Learn About Short Sales and Avoiding Deficiency Judgments: Free Workshop March 3

Short sales are emerging as a formative foreclosure defense strategy, according to Florida real estate attorney and legal blogger Roy Oppenheim. Join Oppenheim Law at the next Free Legal Real Estate Workshop on Wednesday, March 3, as Oppenheim explains how short sales can prevent Florida deficiency judgments and provides insider tips for buying and selling Florida real estate in this […]

Two Thumbs up: Florida Foreclosure Title Insurance

In the worst of real estate times, opportunity arises even on the courthouse steps. Buying in the murky foreclosure waters is not quite as dangerous as swimming with the sharks thanks to Foreclosure Title Insurance, says Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim. More than 500,000 foreclosure filings entered Florida’s books in 2009, and those properties now saturate the South Florida […]

Taking Charge of our Future: Allstate’s Message (I Agree)

The Silver Lining of this Foreclosure Crisis From the Heart Thanks for your positive feedback on our new column. This post is the second for Oppenheim Law’s senior partner, Ellen Pilelsky, as she discusses Florida real estate and foreclosure, sharing her perspective “From the Heart.” Some say there is a reason for everything and that we can control our own […]

CitiMortgage Launches Program for Distressed Homeowners

Roy Oppenheim Tells SFBJ: It’s a Year Late! Oppenheim Law has been arguing for creative and practical solutions that benefit banks and homeowners alike for more than two years. Finally, while curiously late into the game, CitiMortgage announces a trial deed-in-lieu mortgage program allowing homeowners to avoid the painful foreclosure process. The deed-in-lieu program allows Florida homeowners facing foreclosure to […]

In Case you Missed it! Florida Foreclosure Workshop In Review

By Roy Oppenheim Oppenheim Law marked its 16th Monthly legal real estate workshop last Thursday and thanks to you – our readers – who attended or brought a friend, we continue to evaluate the real estate market. For those not able to make the event, I have two pieces of good news for you: Oppenheim Law is already preparing for […]

What to Tell Our Kids About Foreclosure: From the Heart

Sat Feb 6, 2010 by on Florida Foreclosures

By Ellen Pilelsky   Many of you have been reading Attorney Roy Oppenheim’s “From the Trenches” series over the past year as he details his experiences as Florida foreclosure defense attorney. This post is the first for Oppenheim Law’s senior partner, Ellen Pilelsky, as she discusses Florida real estate and foreclosure, sharing her perspective “From the Heart.” The Mortgage Bankers […]

Oppenheim Law Argues for “Meaningful Principal Reduction” in The Miami Herald

In case you didn’t hear, the Obama administration announced changes for requirements of paperwork and documents regarding the Making Home Affordable on Thursday, hoping to improve the success rate and communication between homeowners and lenders. While this bureaucratic decision may indeed help a few more modifications squeeze through the banks clenching hands, ultimately, the change that is needed for South […]