Real Estate Law Section

The section monitors, studies and proposes statutory developments in property law and keeps its membership updated by sending periodic e-newsletters. It also produces annual CLE programming for real estate lawyers and others.

Chair
CloseTrak
5860 Ridgeway Center Parkway Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38120
Twitter: jkirk01
Facebook: jkirk01
(901)333-1360
Immediate Past Chair
Webb Sanders PLLC
125 W Hester Rd
Cottontown, TN 37048
(615)581-0804
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Zillow ‘Zestimates’

A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit claiming real estate website Zillow’s “Zestimates” are in violation of appraisal laws, the ABA Journal reports. The suit was filed by a building company that believed Zillow was undervaluing some properties and publishing Zestimates, automated guesses as to a property’s appraisal value, without permission. The plaintiffs are looking into amending the complaint and pursuing the case further.
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15-Hour Annual Review CLE Set for Knoxville

On Aug. 25, a special Tennessee Bar Association CLE will provide 15 hours of combined live and online continuing legal education. Attend for seven live hours and receive an additional eight online credits to complete at your convenience. Topics for the live portion include cyber security, real estate, unemployment compensation, probate and more.

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