estate agent


: a real estate broker or manager

Examples of estate agent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to research by estate agent Hamptons, the average sale price of homes in 41% of all London’s 283 postal codes was £1 million or more as of November 2022. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 8 Mar. 2023 The capital’s private rental market has exploded in recent months, with prices rocketing to their highest level against earnings in seven years, according to analysis by estate agents Hamptons International for Bloomberg News. Olivia Konotey-Ahulu, Fortune, 5 July 2023 According to the estate agents at Jackson-Stops mid Sussex, the home was formerly a manorial estate which began as Ditchling Manor Garden and is first mentioned in 1095 as part of the Priory of St. Pancras at Lewes, which had one of the largest monastic churches in the country. Isiah Magsino, Town & Country, 15 June 2023 Advice for the buyer Greenwich backcountry isn’t all massive manor homes, says Robin Kencel, a Compass real-estate agent. Jessica Flint, WSJ, 2 Mar. 2023 That’d be an abysmal number of all-career deals for someone who’s played a real-estate agent on TV since March 2019 and had experience in the field before that. Vulture, 16 Aug. 2022 As any real-estate agent in New York will tell you, there are always trade-offs. Curbed, 1 Feb. 2022 While Larry tries to get his shots, his parents negotiate their bickering relationship, which may have been unbalanced by Jean’s success as a real-estate agent and Irv’s retirement from corporate life. Helen Shaw, The New Yorker, 17 Feb. 2023 Created by Emily in Paris creator Darren Star and Modern Family writer Jeffrey Richman, Uncoupled stars Harris as a real-estate agent named Michael who is dumped by a long-term partner and forced to reenter a vastly different gay dating scene. Oh Hey, Vulture, 11 Feb. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of estate agent was in 1856

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“Estate agent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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