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Brokers behaving badly? What happens when those accused of gaming the system
November 06, 2018 12:30PM
When Mauricio Umansky, co-founder of The Agency, was tapped to sell a Malibu estate on Sweetwater Mesa Road, he was taking on a property...
Real estate magnate owes $160K in unpaid rent at Lombardy Hotel: suit
November 06, 2018 11:00AM
Real estate mogul Jeffrey Kosow is refusing to pay $160,000 in back rent that he has been building up for two years at a...
Family feud: Rosenberg siblings tussle over Manhattan office properties
October 18, 2018 09:00AM
Real estate executive Aron Rosenberg is facing a $3 million lawsuit from a brother who claims he was cut out on the profits of...
Chinese investors sue Nick Mastroianni over alleged EB-5 fraud
October 15, 2018 12:00PM
Nearly 80 Chinese investors have filed suit against EB-5 fundraiser and Jupiter developer Nicholas Mastroianni II, alleging he defrauded them of their EB-5 investments....
In first for Housing Rights Initiative, two landlord lawsuits achieve class certification
October 08, 2018 12:31PM
It’s been a slow march in the state courts, but as of last week, two class action lawsuits generated by the Housing Rights Initiative...
Ex-Cushman recruiter claims firm passed her over for promotion due to pregnancy
October 04, 2018 03:00PM
A former recruiter for Cushman & Wakefield claims that after repeatedly being promised a permanent position at the brokerage she was snubbed for a...
This brokerage is accused of paying bonuses for dual-agent deals
October 03, 2018 06:00PM
Earlier this year, Houlihan Lawrence faced a lawsuit alleging the brokerage engaged in dual agency without proper disclosures. Now, more clients have signed on...
VEREIT pays $85M to settle accounting scandal class-action suits
October 02, 2018 04:45PM
VEREIT continues to settle accounts with its past. The firm, which was embroiled in a 2014 accounting scandal under former chief Nicholas Schorsch, agreed...
Lawsuit challenging city’s property tax system survives de Blasio objections
September 26, 2018 10:50AM
A lawsuit challenging the city’s property tax system can proceed, a Manhattan judge ruled, dismissing the de Blasio administration’s objections. Tax Equity Now filed...
Former Cushman executive assails “old boys network” in $30M discrimination lawsuit
September 25, 2018 01:30PM
A former executive at Cushman & Wakefield said the brokerage regularly paraded her around as an ambassador for diversity at the firm, but behind...
Zillow gets pulled into Kavanaugh’s ongoing Supreme Court drama
September 24, 2018 10:10AM
Zillow has now been dragged into the drama surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after a lawyer used the database in an attempt to...
Lawsuit accuses Wynn Resorts of rigging Boston casino competition
September 23, 2018 11:00AM
A Massachusetts racetrack operator has accused Wynn Resorts and its former chief executive, Steve Wynn, of rigging a competition to run the only casino...
Real estate agent sues NAR, Move Inc. over unsolicited texts from Realtor.com
September 20, 2018 03:00PM
A South Florida real estate agent is suing over unsolicited text messages sent through Realtor.com, and is seeking class-action status of the suit. Weston...
Software company sues Elliman over “Douglas” online platform
September 20, 2018 11:45AM
Four months after Douglas Elliman launched its new online agent platform, a Chicago-based software company is suing the brokerage for allegedly ripping off its...
Whistleblower files lawsuit against NYCHA alleging retaliation
September 13, 2018 04:00PM
A former regional asset manager at the New York City Housing Authority is suing the agency and his former supervisor, alleging that he was...
Realogy, PHH Corporation to pay $17M to settle kickback suit
September 04, 2018 12:10PM
Brokerage conglomerate Realogy and mortgage provider PHH Corporation will pay $17 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging a years-long kickback scheme. The...
Search and destroy: How CoStar became a $15B juggernaut
September 04, 2018 07:30AM
Konrad Putzier, David Jeans, Christian Bautista and Nancy C. Carvajal
Just before 8 a.m. on Dec. 13, 2016, two teams of sheriffs descended upon narrow streets lined with cinder block buildings in Laoag, a...
Hotel developer sues neighbor, alleging a shakedown
August 31, 2018 05:00PM
Resistance from neighboring landlords is stalling some developments. Trinity NYC Hotel LLC said hasn’t been able to secure permissions from its neighbor to begin...
Brooklyn landlord charged with stealing $8K from tenant
August 31, 2018 02:15PM
A Brooklyn landlord faces charges that he stole more than $8,000 from a tenant then promptly evicted her just two weeks after she moved...
Manhattan man allegedly posed as dead rent stabilized tenant for two decades
August 29, 2018 05:00PM
For more than 20 years, a Manhattan man allegedly pretended to be a dead woman in order to hold onto her rent-stabilized apartment. A...
Ralph Lauren inks 350K sf expansion at Starrett-Lehigh
NYC multifamily market crossed the $1B mark in September
Kinsmen Property Group picks up Bowery properties for $30M
Here’s what the $10M-$20M NYC investment sales market looked like last week
The Closing: Kelly Mack
November 2018 issue
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