Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may be one of the richest men in the world, but his dream of owning a Hawaiian paradise has turned out to be more challenging to realize than he’d planned.

Why? It all started with an obscure type of property lawsuit called a quiet title action. If you have no idea what that is, join the club! This legal action set off a series of events that culminated in an auction March 22 that could determine the future of Zuckerberg’s would-be island paradise.

Read on to learn how a quiet title action stirred up trouble for Zuckerberg, and how it could throw a wrench in your own homeownership plans, too. Read more