estate agent

estate agent
noun Date: 1856 British a real estate broker or manager

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Estate agent — is a British English term for a person or business that arranges the selling, renting or management of homes, land and other buildings, although an agent that specialises in renting is often called a Letting Agent. Estate agents are mainly… …   Wikipedia

  • estate agent — ➔ agent * * * estate agent UK US noun [C] UK (US real estate agent, US Realtor™) PROPERTY, COMMERCE ► an estate agency: »The estate agent said: The position is that we are confident of getting other offers. ► …   Financial and business terms

  • estate agent — a person who provides services for the marketing and sale of property. The extent of the authority of the agent depends on the terms of the agreement with the principal (See agency). The business is now regulated by the Estate Agents Act 1979.… …   Law dictionary

  • estate agent — estate agents N COUNT An estate agent is someone who works for a company that sells houses and land for people. [BRIT] (in AM, use realtor, real estate agent) …   English dictionary

  • estate agent — n. Brit. 1. a real estate agent or broker 2. a person who manages a landed estate for its owner …   English World dictionary

  • estate agent — estate′ a′gent n. brit. a real estate agent or manager …   From formal English to slang

  • estate agent — estate agency ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a business that sells and rents out buildings and land for clients. DERIVATIVES estate agent noun …   English terms dictionary

  • estate agent — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms estate agent : singular estate agent plural estate agents British someone whose job is to help people buy and sell or rent property. The American word is real estate agent. Derived word: estate agency noun… …   English dictionary

  • estate agent — noun a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land in England they call a real estate agent a land agent • Syn: ↑real estate broker, ↑real estate agent, ↑land agent, ↑house agent • Hypernyms: ↑agent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • estate agent — es tate .agent n BrE someone whose business is to buy and sell houses or land for people American Equivalent: real estate agent, realtor >estate agency n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • estate agent — Brit. 1. the steward or manager of a landed estate. 2. a real estate agent; realtor. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”