HouseCanary is now suing Quicken Loans directly for theft of trade secrets

On May 25, San Francisco-based HouseCanary filed a federal lawsuit against Detroit-based mortgage lender Quicken Loans Inc. and its sister companies, One Reverse Mortgage LLC and In-House Realty LLC, alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, breach o…

HouseCanary is now suing Quicken Loans directly for theft of trade secrets

On May 25, San Francisco-based HouseCanary filed a federal lawsuit against Detroit-based mortgage lender Quicken Loans Inc. and its sister companies, One Reverse Mortgage LLC and In-House Realty LLC, alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, breach o…

Realtor.com hit with class-action lawsuit over allegedly non-viable leads

Two real estate agents have filed a class-action lawsuit against realtor.com operator and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc., alleging the company has defrauded thousands of agents by failing to deliver the number of viable leads from Realtor.com it promises.

Taylor Swift’s team claims Douglas Elliman never ‘earned’ commission

It’s nothing but bad blood now between Taylor Swift and New York big player brokerage Douglas Elliman. Three companies owned by the mega popstar — Firefly Entertainment Inc, 13 Management LLC and Euro Tribeca LLC — are attempting to quash a Jan. 25 lawsuit filed by the brokerage over a $1.1 million commission Swift allegedly owed to one of Douglas Elliman’s Manhattan-based agents, Andrew Azoulay of The Azoulay Miles Team, for Swift’s purchase of an $18 million townhome in New York City last year …

Douglas Elliman sues Taylor Swift for breach of contract

Douglas Elliman has filed a suit against three companies owned by pop star Taylor Swift — Firefly Entertainment Inc, 13 Management LLC and Euro Tribeca LLC. One of the brokerage’s Manhattan-based agents, who has remained unnamed, claims that Swift is …

Re/Max and Quicken Loans in court battle over MSA gone wrong

For about four years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has put marketing service agreements (MSAs) between real estate brokers, mortgage lenders and settlement service providers under a microscope, causing confusion and strife in the com…

10 most common ways real estate agents get sued

Although accidents can still happen, learning how to avoid the most common mistakes can significantly reduce the risk of being sued, and you should still educate yourself to lean on the side of preparedness. Here’s a list of 10 common ways real estate …