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Jul 01, 2014 05:57 EDT Oppenheim Law 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

Jun 11, 2014 20:22 EDT Oppenheim Law 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.

May 29, 2014 15:39 EDT Oppenheim Law

A Veterans Day Message

Nov 11, 2013 08:35 EST Oppenheim Law

A View of the Bench

Nov 05, 2013 16:09 EST Oppenheim Law Roy Oppenheim admonished the judicial branch to take heed in dispensing the traditional rules of due process at DBR seminar on foreclosure law

The New Glacial Pace of Foreclosure Law

Aug 23, 2013 22:46 EDT Oppenheim Law

Media Coins New Area of Law: Real Estate Defense Attorney

May 30, 2013 09:28 EDT Oppenheim Law 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

May 30, 2013 08:46 EDT Oppenheim Law 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

May 17, 2013 18:15 EDT Oppenheim Law 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

May 15, 2013 10:30 EDT Oppenheim Law 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.