Zillow Wants Real Estate Magazine's False Ad Suit Tossed

Law360 (February 26, 2021, 6:22 PM EST) -- Online real estate marketplace Zillow asked a Vermont federal court Thursday to toss a home listings magazine's suit alleging that Zillow duped users who wanted to sell their homes without an agent into using its services, arguing the publication's suit lacked standing.

According to the online real estate giant, Picket Fence Preview's claims of "deceptive acts and unfair competition" under Vermont and federal law didn't hold up. The Vermont-based magazine claimed Zillow tricked users who wanted to sell their homes without real estate agents into using their platform, which allegedly promoted Zillow's own real estate agents. In consequence, Picket Fence said...

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