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The Wild West

by | 24th, March 2004

‘JOURNALISTS love estate agents. We pretend we don’t – we pretend that, like everyone else, we think they’re sharp-suited sheisters who’s sell their grandmother for a quick buck.

Ripoff & Con Estate Agents

But actually we love them because in polls they are the one group of people who are consistently less popular than us scribes.

And the Times does its little bit this morning to make sure it stays that way, reporting on how rogue estate agents overcharge sellers by £350m.

That is not per transaction – even in today’s inflated housing market we might notice such a sum – but per year in a sector that

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