Definition of estate agency in English:

estate agency

Line breaks: es¦tate agency

noun

British
  • 1A company or business that sells and rents out buildings and land for clients: I work in an estate agency
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    • One evening a leaflet came through the door from an estate agency.
    • Irish estate agency Lisney has already predicted that discount stores will eventually control up to 40 per cent of the Irish retail market.
    • She was employed by an estate agency in Mallorca.
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The activity or profession of selling and renting out buildings and land for clients: the regulations apply to firms involved in surveying, valuing, and estate agency
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    • There are currently around 13,500 partnerships in the North alone, operating in all areas of business activity, including construction, catering and estate agency, as well as the professional sector.
    • We've covered a very wide range of jobs and people in a relatively short run of programmes from estate agency to teaching and from journalism to vets.
    • He chose redundancy and, when redeployment agencies tried to steer him towards management consultancy and project management, he felt the time was right for estate agency.

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