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An estate agent is a person or business that arranges the selling, renting, or management of properties and other buildings. An agent that specialises in renting is often called a letting or management agent. Estate agents are mainly engaged in the marketing of property available for sale, and a solicitor or licensed conveyancer is used to prepare the legal documents. In Scotland, however, many solicitors also act as estate agents, a practice that is rare in England and Wales.
The estate agent remains the current title for the person responsible for the management of one group of privately owned, all or mostly tenanted properties under one ownership. Alternative titles are Factor, Steward, or Bailiff, depending on the era, region, and extent of the property concerned.
Our friends decided to purchase our house, went via the estate agent, signed the contract of sale conditional on building and pest and finance. Signed on 23rd Dec, our agent told us that if they could not get a building inspector through in 5 days the building and pest part became void.
I have had my signature forged on numerous occasions, on numerous documents which are Vendor Statements and Sales Authorities.
I signed one Sales Authority and I did not sign any Vendor Statements.
I have previously requested the Sales Authority form as I was not provided with this when I...
I need to discuss a case in which I never wanted to be indulged. As a summary note my LANDLORD has dragged me to VCAT and made the following allegations against me :
1. I haven't paid the Rent since 20th July 2018 (My renting cycle was from 24th - 23rd of following month)
I'm currently stuck and would like to know about contract law and whether the Vendor's section 52 statement under section 52 of the Estate Agents Act 1980 can be waived when preparing a contract? If both parties agree they do not require the statement because they are aware the business...
Hi there, I recently bought a shop from a friend, but later we had a dispute since I found out that he is not being honest to me.
Is it possible to get my holding deposit back (I paid $52K, selling price is $100K) if:
1. The vendor of the business doesn't provide any official purchase contract...