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Should You 'Keep Out' of High-End Residential Properties?

Wed Aug 10, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Virtual “Keep Out” Sign: U.S. Government Expands Attempts to Scare “Secret Buyers” This past January, we featured a post explaining a new order issued by the United States Department of Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), where it began cracking down on secret real estate buyers in certain parts of the U.S., which included Miami-Dade County.   The Geographic Targeting Orders […]

Zika Virus Hits Home as Miami Real Estate Industry Wakes Up To Painful Bite

Tue Aug 9, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Despite rising rental rates and property values in Miami’s ‘artsy’ Wynwood District coupled with an assumption that residents may not be worried about the Zika Virus having the ability to bridge its way into their neiborhoods, report shows another side to the epidemic. On Monday, Palm Beach County reported their first case of locally-acquired Zika virus which probably has many […]

California’s Supreme Court Punts and Kicks the Can Down the Road for Another Day

Tue Apr 5, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Just last month California’s Supreme Court declined to rule on a hot and eagerly anticipated question for borrowers in foreclosure:  whether a loan transferred into a trust after the trust’s closing date is void. The Court’s analysis in Yvanova v. New Century Mortgage Corporation discussed Glaski v. Bank of American N.A. which clearly stated that a borrower is able to […]

How does cheap oil, weak stocks, and the U.S. dollar impact South Florida real estate

Fri Apr 1, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Oppenheim Law Legal Update as of 3/31/2019:  Who knew the Wall Street Journal subscribed to the South Florida Law Blog! We anticipate that investors with large deposits will need legal counsel to devise legal strategies regarding walking away from these deposits. Watch on Periscope with Roy Oppenheim, partner discussing the impact on South Florida Real Estate: Cheap Oil, Weak Stocks and […]

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 […]

Lucky few Floridians get $125,000 from foreclosure settlement, most to get $300

Wed Apr 17, 2013 by on Florida Law News

This article was originally written By Kimberly Miller for The Palm Beach Post and republished in South Florida Law Blog. The first wave of checks to 4.2 million borrowers, including hundreds of thousands in Florida, will go into the mail Friday, according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. […]