Monday, Jul 24, 2006

Moneyweek article published on Firstrung

Firstrung: Cobblers to estate agents, the infestation that will surely disappear

Great article from John Stepek@moneyweek "Invasion of the Estate Agents," screamed a Sunday Times headline last week. Instantly, I had a vision of our green and pleasant land overrun by phalanxes of overly-aggressive 19-year-olds with perma-tans, pastel shirts and fist-sized knots in their ties. They marched along, staring fixedly ahead, bellowing their masters' mantra: "Property prices can only go up."

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1. Retiredbanker said...

He forgot to mention the obligatory BMW, SUV!

Monday, July 24, 2006 04:33PM Report Comment
 

2. Nnails said...

I had walk round kidderminster today and found 9 estate agents all quite close togeathr and almost in the same street. I looked through the door and yes i did see pastel coloured shirt. Did not bother to look at the prices as i know i cant afford anywhere so i got to stay at hotel mum and dad. Its a bit mad really. How manny people can only aford there own place after a crash has taken place!!!!!

Tuesday, July 25, 2006 05:36PM Report Comment
 

3. inbreda said...

I know this is a little off topic, but why do EAs all have tie knots the size of footballs? Is it something to do with not using the back 98% of their brain?

Tuesday, July 25, 2006 10:53PM Report Comment
 

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