estate agent


Definition of estate agent

: a real estate broker or manager

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In the town of Rabat, in northern Malta, for example, Cluttons estate agents is selling an 18th century, four-bedroom Italianate house for $4.7 million. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, "For Sale in Malta: A Path to EU Citizenship," 11 July 2019 Given Zillow’s immense influence, local sellers and real-estate agents are all the more frustrated by the data glitch and Zillow’s slowness in addressing it. Jordyn Grzelewski,, "Zillow tax error frustrates Cuyahoga County home buyers, sellers," 4 Aug. 2019 In a twist, a Beverly Hills estate agent, Jason Emil Yaselli, 32, was arrested Wednesday and accused of being one of the alleged thieves, Variety and CNN reported. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, "Usher and Adam Lambert learn the hard way: Thieves love open houses," 23 Aug. 2019 Real-estate agent Wally Gudgell remembered walking the Lopez property with Allen and his team; the 3 miles of shoreline, the old-growth forest of cedar and fir, and the rock platforms with views of Mount Baker. Nicole Brodeur, The Seattle Times, "How Paul Allen quietly saved an Orcas Island preschool," 19 Oct. 2018 Cox met with an FBI agent and gave up information about sketchy real-estate agents, appraisers, and title agents. Rachel Monroe, The Atlantic, "The True-Crime Writer in Cellblock B4," 16 July 2019 When real-estate agents or speculators came to the shore, Melvin tried to scare them away. Lizzie Presser, ProPublica, "The Reels Brothers Spent Eight Years in Jail for Refusing to Leave It.," 15 July 2019 Bahamas real-estate agent John Christie, who sold the land, said Big Grand Cay was developed by the late Robert Abplanalp, inventor of the modern aerosol spray valve and a friend of President Richard Nixon. Washington Post, "W.Va. coal billionaire Cline killed in helicopter crash," 6 July 2019 Curtiss acquired the Miami Springs property, at 501 Deer Run, in 1922 and built the 5,474-square-foot house in 1935, according to the real-estate agent who holds the listing. Robyn A. Friedman,, "Legendary high-flyer’s home offers a taste of old Florida glamour | PHOTOS," 20 June 2019

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1856, in the meaning defined above

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