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Redfin's Glenn Kelman (iStock)

Redfin settles redlining lawsuit for $4M

Redfin will fork over $4 million to settle a discrimination suit that claimed the company failed to provide brokerage services for homes listed below a certain price, a practice that plaintiffs dubbed “digital redlining.”...

Redfin settles redlining lawsuit for $4M
Behring Companies CEO Colin Behring (LinkedIn, iStock / Photoillustration by Priyanka Modi)

Lawsuit aims to bring EB-5 back from the dead

The EB-5 “cash for visas” program essentially came to a halt when Congress failed to reauthorize its regional centers...

Lawsuit aims to bring EB-5 back from the dead
Patrick Nelson of Nelson Student Housing Partners and Fortress Co-CEO Peter Briger with 1051 14th St, Denver, CO (LinkedIn, Auraria Student Lofts)

Fortress takes aim at troubled student housing firm

A student housing empire already struggling with foreclosures and lawsuits has made a multi-billion-dollar enemy: Fortress Investment Group. Nelson...

Fortress takes aim at troubled student housing firm
From left: RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos, KW CEO Carl Liebert, Home Services of America CEO Gina Blefari, Realogy Holdings' Ryan M. Schneider (Photos via Facebook, KW, Home Services)

Judge denies motion to dismiss broker commissions lawsuit

In the quest to explain why home sale commissions are consistently high, it turns out conspiracy theorists could be...

Judge denies motion to dismiss broker commissions lawsuit
Photo illustration of Harry Macklowe and Linda Macklowe (Getty/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

Buyers go bonkers as Macklowe art auction fetches $676M

Reverberations from Harry and Linda Macklowe’s acrimonious divorce echoed throughout the art world Monday night as more than half...

Buyers go bonkers as Macklowe art auction fetches $676M
An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle
Miami Issue

An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle

Like most alleged Ponzi schemes, a Miami-based troika’s plan to tap South American investors to fund their real estate projects started off with non-criminal, ambitious intentions. Ernesto Weisson, a Coconut Grove businessman and architect...

An alleged Miami Ponzi hustle
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“He is a monster”: Virginia landlord faces $8M lawsuit

Tenants in southeastern Virginia alleged a landlord left properties in dilapidated states and repeatedly inflicted racist and sexist harassment...

“He is a monster”: Virginia landlord faces $8M lawsuit
NAR President Charlie Oppler and Attorney General Merrick Garland (Getty, NAR)

NAR should play ball with regulators: antitrust experts

Antitrust experts recently advised the National Association of Realtors and other industry members to work with federal authorities as...

NAR should play ball with regulators: antitrust experts
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