“Class-action suit aims to halt Zestimates in Illinois”

“A family of northwest suburban builders filed legal action last week to stop Zillow from posting its estimates of the value of Illinois homes. The Zestimates that Zillow posts are misleading and pose as accurate appraisals in violation of Illinois’ legal description of an appraisal,” according to the suit, which also alleges that the estimates violate homeowners’ right to “seclusion.” [Dennis Rodkin, Crain’s Chicago Business] Earlier attempts to ban Zillow estimates here and here (Arizona) and here (community-activist National Community Reinvestment Coalition).

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