Lawsuit Claims Zillow Purposely Mislead Investors With Public Statements

Zillow and some of its top executives are being sued for allegedly making misleading claims in advance of the closure of its iBuying arm, Zillow Offers. Zillow shareholder Dibikar Barua filed a class-action lawsuit against the company in federal court in Seattle alleging that Zillow failed to tell shareholders it was struggling to accurately predict home prices. “Throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects,” the suit reads. It claims that Zillow did not disclose the “significant unpredictability in forecasting home prices” the company was struggling to overcome or its inventory backlog, both of which would have signaled to investors that…

Morning Roundup (11/15/2021)– Forbearances Drop Below 2%, Airbnb To Impact Market In 2022

Good Morning! Today is Monday, November 15. The Glasgow climate summit ended with an agreement by nearly 200 countries to cut their carbon emissions in half this decade. An appeals court barred President Biden’s vaccine mandate for large employers. A New York Times report revealed the US hid an airstrike that killed civilians in Syria. And in mortgage and housing news… Forbearances Drop Below 2%: Forbearance exits jumped week-over-week, with nearly 300,000 borrowers leaving their plans, Black Knight reported. Airbnb Will Majorly Impact 2022 Market: Analysts predict Airbnb will expand its inventory 25% in 2022, suggesting it will have a significant impact on the housing market next year. AEI Response: The AEI Housing Center published a response to FHFA’s proposed…