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Estate agents shouldn’t need A-Levels to sell houses

29 January 2024

9:58 PM

29 January 2024

9:58 PM

Last week the shadow housing minister Matthew Pennycook tabled an opportunistic amendment to the government’s Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill. This would require the government to closely regulate all estate agents selling leasehold properties or properties carrying management or service charges (in essence flats, or houses on managed estates).

There is a lot that is wrong with this idea.

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