May 07, 2013 05:10 EDT
Dec 17, 2012 13:19 EST From 2003 to 2007, Florida saw the largest real estate boom in its history. Real estate sold at astonishing prices as people were sold a bill of goods known as the “American Dream.” But for many, that American Dream turned out to be the American Nightmare.
Sep 06, 2012 08:00 EDT Florida Real Estate Attorney offers homeowners the educational tools they need through his YouTube video channel.
Apr 08, 2013 06:55 EDT Zombie titles occur after a homeowner defaults, but when a lender never follows through with the foreclosure. During this time, the borrower in default is still liable for the property, even though he or she no longer lives there and is not aware of the fact that he or she still owns it.
Mar 15, 2013 18:35 EDT With that comes property. Property that was the hub of the investment world from 2003 through 2007, in which just about everyone felt that they could secure their place in the sun. Investors, as attorney Roy Oppenheim summarizes, “were buying two, three and four at a time. There was overindulgence and a big supply of funds — banks were lending too much.”
Mar 15, 2013 16:17 EDT The following article has been republished from The Daily Business Review for the South Florida Law Blog. In this article, Roy Oppenheim, expert legal foreclosure defense attorney predicts lenders will benefit in 95 percent of cases, "But it will all come down to who's prepared for trial on the fateful day." "You will get asymmetrical results. It's like roulette."
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.
Aug 23, 2012 18:20 EDT With the Republican and Democratic conventions fast approaching, housing is finally taking is rightful place as a key campaign issue.
Aug 10, 2012 18:00 EDT Oppenheim Law exposes our "Dirty Dozen", a group of twelve banks that have perpetrated the most egregious tax fraud the IRS has ever seen.
Mar 24, 2013 19:04 EDT
Florida proposed foreclosure legislation which backers claim will clear the backlog of foreclosure cases in Florida instead invites bank fraud.
Apr 20, 2012 20:00 EDT
Foreclosure Defense Attorney Roy Oppenheim tells distressed homeowners that they can get out from underneath their underwater home via a short sale. Newly released numbers from Lender Processing Services show that banks are now looking to short sales rather than foreclosure as the best means to get homes back on the market
Oct 14, 2011 10:03 EDT This article will be published in Stetson Law Review’s Spring 2012 issue. In the article the attorneys analyze the continued failure of the banks to follow the rules, and how their fraudulent documentation involving millions of foreclosures opened the door on an even larger scandal regarding the improper securitization of “mortgage-backed” securities, that were never mortgage-backed.