Definition of estate agent in English:

estate agent


  • A real estate agent.

    • ‘We'll just have to wait for the phone call from the estate agent later.’
    • ‘An estate agent might be on the side of the seller, but he or she will never knowingly say something that's not true, Craig says.’
    • ‘The estate agent produced details of a property which, on their school atlas, seemed to be close to Glasgow.’
    • ‘That transaction was followed by a deal to acquire Reeds Rains, an estate agent based in the north of England.’
    • ‘And the estate agent is supposedly going to put a sold sign outside the house.’
    • ‘But if you expect your overseas work to have a limited time, try renting it out through a local estate agent.’
    • ‘I have worked in a bank, a solicitors's office and for an estate agent.’
    • ‘One estate agent in the Outer Hebrides has sold 24 properties in the past two months, four times as many as usual.’
    • ‘Alternatively, you may wish to complain to the estate agent involved.’
    • ‘Properties are taking longer to sell and rocketing prices are starting to level off, claims a local estate agent.’
    • ‘It is normal practice for a surveyor to collect the keys to the property from the estate agent and visit it unaccompanied.’
    • ‘However, the estate agent is offering a 755-acre farm for the same price in East Yorkshire.’
    • ‘Like many households in London at present, every day or so we receive a letter through our front door from a local estate agent.’
    • ‘The two friends had previously worked as office managers, Sean for an estate agent, and Diane for a letting agent.’
    • ‘One Kingston estate agent said he had never known the local market so busy.’
    • ‘Any estate agent will tell you that a house in good order will sell better than one that is in a state of disrepair.’
    • ‘According to one York estate agent, the Bank Of England's change of heart will not end the property boom either.’
    • ‘Born in 1921, he had gone to work in an estate agent's office on leaving school and he was bored stiff.’
    • ‘During a visit to an estate agent's some months ago they allowed the boss there to take a snap of them.’
    • ‘One York estate agent's was taken by surprise at the overwhelming interest in property as investments.’
    property agent
    house agent
    real estate agent
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estate agent

/əsˈtāt ˌājənt/