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When it Comes to Real Estate, Congress Can’t Find Their Way Out of the Bag

Blog posts   •   Dec 16, 2014 10:43 EST

So here we have it: Congress is passing a law that is retroactive that provides no guidance whatsoever to the future conduct of an individual.

Dyck-O’Neal, Inc., – Reviving the Homeowner Foreclosure Nightmare with Deficiency Judgment Lawsuits

Dyck-O’Neal, Inc., – Reviving the Homeowner Foreclosure Nightmare with Deficiency Judgment Lawsuits

Blog posts   •   Jul 24, 2014 18:18 EDT

Oppenheim Law Firm has anticipated that there would be a rush by the banks to file deficiency judgment actions against homeowners as the clock ticked down to the July 1st, 2014 deadline. In fact, in June 2014 – Dyck-O’Neal, Inc., filed 323 deficiency cases in Broward County alone.

Dodd-Frank Stalls Home Seller-Financing

Dodd-Frank Stalls Home Seller-Financing

Blog posts   •   Jul 24, 2014 14:39 EDT

The average home buyer or seller-financer may now be breaking the law according to Dodd-Frank. Oppenheim Law blogs about the exceptions to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Dodd-Frank rules. Under the rules, take this into consideration: a seller of a residential property may not act as financer to the buyer if the seller is not a licensed mortgage originator, unless...

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Gauging the real estate markets reaction to Iraq ISIS crisis

Blog posts   •   Jul 01, 2014 05:57 EDT

We live in a world that runs on oil. War in the Middle-East puts that supply at risk which makes investments scarce. The local South Florida real estate market has weathered lots of storms. Stay tuned as we continue to watch the events halfway around the world affect our real estate market.

The economy is up, foreclosures are down but re-foreclosures are also up

The economy is up, foreclosures are down but re-foreclosures are also up

Blog posts   •   Jun 11, 2014 20:22 EDT

As the Florida real estate and general economy are improving, with average sales prices increasing, the number of foreclosures dropping and unemployment also increasing a funny thing happened as we continue through this recovery: re-foreclosures are up. Re-foreclosures you ask? That’s right.

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A Veterans Day Message

A Veterans Day Message

Blog posts   •   Nov 11, 2013 08:35 EST

A View of the Bench

A View of the Bench

Blog posts   •   Nov 05, 2013 16:09 EST

Roy Oppenheim admonished the judicial branch to take heed in dispensing the traditional rules of due process at DBR seminar on foreclosure law

4 Biggest Takeaways in Foreclosure Law

4 Biggest Takeaways in Foreclosure Law

Blog posts   •   Oct 18, 2013 03:00 EDT

Roy Oppenheim, keynote speaker at “A View from the Bench" conference with the Daily Business Review (DBR), 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 of the Bench” Regarding Foreclosure Law Matters.

The New Glacial Pace of Foreclosure Law

The New Glacial Pace of Foreclosure Law

Blog posts   •   Aug 23, 2013 22:46 EDT

Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2013 09:28 EDT

The media recently has seen fit to tag real estate and foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim with a new identity -- referring to him as a "real estate defense attorney". Given that so many people face the prospect of losing their homes to banks, it seems fitting that this new category of law has been created by the media.

Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

Banks fear courts’ ruling on negotiability of promissory notes

Blog posts   •   May 30, 2013 08:46 EDT

The banking industry has been asking courts to declare Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac promissory notes negotiable instruments. If they can't convince the courts to do so, then it will be a lot more difficult for them to foreclose on homes.

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

As the space race slows, the race to break up America’s biggest banks gains speed

Blog posts   •   May 17, 2013 18:15 EDT

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield's rendition of David Bowie's Ground Control to Major Tom from the International Space Station has gained the space program a whole new group of fans. What does his adventurous spirit have to do with the financial sector? Read on.

Dear Gov. Scott: HB 87 Foreclosure legislation violates constitution

Dear Gov. Scott: HB 87 Foreclosure legislation violates constitution

Blog posts   •   May 15, 2013 10:30 EDT

South Florida real estate and foreclosure attorney Roy Oppenheim asks Florida Gov. Rick Scott not to sign foreclosure legislation. Oppenheim says the bill violates the constitutional tenant of Ex Post Facto, among other things.

"Banks force-placed insurance practices under microscope"

"Banks force-placed insurance practices under microscope"

Blog posts   •   Mar 31, 2013 09:45 EDT

More "too big to fail, too big to jail" with force placed insurance. It is a bank insurance product that essentially force homeowners to purchase if they either allow their own policy to lapse – often the result of financial difficulties – or if the lender determines the what the homeowner has is insufficient. Last week, Assurant Inc. received $14 million slap on the wrist....

Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Florida Foreclosure legislation invites bank fraud

Blog posts   •   Mar 25, 2013 05:50 EDT

Florida proposed legislation - HB 87 and SB 1666 - which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank fraud and creates more problems by putting speed ahead of justice.

Trouble With Vatican Bank Mirrors Woes in U.S.

Trouble With Vatican Bank Mirrors Woes in U.S.

Blog posts   •   Mar 18, 2013 15:56 EDT

With a new spirit surrounding the country, amplified by a those willing to challenge Wall Street's 'Too big to Fail, Too Big to Jail,' reputation, will the new Pope or President Obama challenge these issues? The scandal and controversy that has recently marred the Vatican Bank has parallels to the scourge of lawlessness some critics say rules Wall Street institutions.

The State of the Union Speech You Should Have Heard

The State of the Union Speech You Should Have Heard

Blog posts   •   Feb 20, 2013 11:15 EST

If you watched President Obama give the State of the Union , you might be scratching your head over his failure to speak, except for a brief mention, about what will one day fill at least a chapter in history books as one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression.

South Florida’s Rocket Docket Rises Again

South Florida’s Rocket Docket Rises Again

Blog posts   •   Jan 04, 2013 16:37 EST

Once again foreclosure judges down in Miami-Dade are resorting to old habits, and there is no way I can stand by idly and let the rule of law be trampled on.

Two-Faced Freddie Mac, The Fiscal Cliff and the Obamacare Real Estate Tax, 2012’s Top Headlines Continued

Two-Faced Freddie Mac, The Fiscal Cliff and the Obamacare Real Estate Tax, 2012’s Top Headlines Continued

Blog posts   •   Dec 28, 2012 14:40 EST

Continuing our recap of our most popular blogs from 2012…

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