Back in January I wrote, On Buyers Suing Agents — an article about California home buyers Marty and Vernon Ummel suing their real state agent Michael Little and his RE/Max brokerage. The Ummels claim Little “defrauded them when he failed to inform them that similar houses on the same block were selling for more than $100,000 less than what the Ummels had paid”.
Today the San Diego Union Tribune reports that jury selection in the trial begins tomorrow – which coincidentally happens to be April Fool’s Day…
While it appears that most “legal experts” don’t think this case has much merit, it will be interesting to follow. We’ll bring you whatever we can dig up.
Here are the Ummels in a Today show segment: