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Fintech lender LoanSnap evicted, faces financial and legal turmoil

Housing Wire

Legal and financial troubles are piling up for mortgage fintech lender LoanSnap , with the company having been recently evicted from its headquarters in Southern California. The news was previously reported this week by TechCrunch.

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Virginia Realtors: Zillow’s touring agreement may not be legal

Housing Wire

While a non-agency, non-exclusive agreement is not a problem legally in Virginia, such an agreement must contain specific information to be in compliance with the law. The “touring agreement” we have seen does not contain all of the necessary information,” Murray wrote in an email.

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More legal action taken against Keller Williams’ profit-sharing program 

Housing Wire

Hill and Kevin Ortiz — took legal action against the real estate brokerage by filing four separate class-action lawsuits. There are now a total of five class-action lawsuits against KW challenging the company’s profit-sharing program adjustments. Earlier in March, four agents formerly affiliated with Keller Williams — Jerri L.

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Amid legal uncertainty, MLSs explore cooperative compensation workarounds

Housing Wire

Though these policies have been put in place to avoid future antitrust lawsuits, legal experts who spoke to HousingWire said they might not be enough. But the policy may still present a legal issue, as it requires listing agents to make an offer compensation, even if that offer of compensation is in fact nothing ($0), law professors said.

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Former Keller Williams agents continue their legal actions 

Housing Wire

On Thursday, Louis Ronayne and Deborah Ronayne filed a complaint aiming for class-action status in the U.S.

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Legal & Accounting with Peter Christensen

Appraisal Buzz

In today’s Buzzcast, we dive into the Legal and Accounting presentation of our Business Building Workshop being held at Valuation Expo on September 8th. Peter Christensen is one of the hosts within the Business Building Workshops and we’ll be getting the inside scoop on growing and understanding the legal structure of your business.

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LeadingRE promotes Reisinger to COO, Edgerton to Chief Legal Officer

Housing Wire

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) has promoted Jessica Edgerton to chief legal officer/executive vice president of industry and learning and Kate Reisinger to chief operating officer. Edgerton will now oversee the company’s legal affairs, such as regulatory compliance, trademark protection, and contract management.

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