estate agent


Definition of estate agent

: a real estate broker or manager

Examples of estate agent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Real estate agent Hunter Albritton of Watson Realty in ChampionsGate says some of the demand is being driven by the extremely low mortgage interest rates, which stayed right around 3% in October. Trevor Fraser,, 15 Nov. 2021 One real-estate agent in the northeastern city surnamed Yang estimated that one-third of new homes have seen their prices fall by roughly 10% this year. Stella Yifan Xie, WSJ, 20 Oct. 2021 Nigel Swaby Occupation: Real estate agent, residential and commercial. Matt Canham, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 Oct. 2021 Finally, there’s Adam Salyer, a real-estate agent who is a full-fledged devotee of former Republican President Donald Trump. Gilbert Garcia, San Antonio Express-News, 25 Sep. 2021 Real estate agent Christa Swartz has listed the former town of Water Valley, Tenn. for $725,000. Leada Gore |, al, 19 Oct. 2021 Due to the pandemic, the villages’ ski lifts were closed last winter, few hotels opened, and restaurants were only able to offer takeout service, according to Jérôme Lagoutte, head of real-estate agent Savills ’ French Alps department. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 29 Sep. 2021 Real estate agent Nathan Zieman, of The Corcoran Group in Delray Beach, watched a client get outbid to rent a townhome in east Delray Beach. Amber Randall,, 12 Sep. 2021 Wendy Kozma, 58, a real-estate agent living in West Bloomfield, Mich., on her 1966 Ford Mustang, as told to A.J. Baime. WSJ, 14 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of estate agent

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 5 Dec. 2021.

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