Monday, Dec 04, 2006

Breaking News: Estate Agents are still regarded as dishonest

BBC: Estate agencies still distrusted

A survey of 1,568 adults found that 94% thought estate agents deliberately overvalued properties and 70% believed they invented false offers.

Posted by denzil @ 11:31 AM (475 views)
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1. Dohousescrashinthewoods said...

Ha ha ha ha ha! Comedy. If you compared estate agents to politicians, who would win?
Maybe estate agents should earn 100K too?

Monday, December 4, 2006 12:44PM Report Comment
 

2. Dohousescrashinthewoods said...

One word: Foxton's

Monday, December 4, 2006 12:49PM Report Comment
 

3. Dohousescrashinthewoods said...

Crikey, hadn't spotted that politicians were actually mentioned in the article - and perceived as less trustworthy.

Monday, December 4, 2006 12:52PM Report Comment
 

4. Kirsty said...

And Adolf Hitler is still regarded as bad.

Monday, December 4, 2006 02:29PM Report Comment
 

5. inbreda said...

"Estate agencies still distrusted"

That makes me laugh. It's news in the sense that "The sky is blue" is news, or any other statement of the obvious!

Monday, December 4, 2006 02:38PM Report Comment
 

6. bingo said...

The other 4% must surely be family.

Monday, December 4, 2006 02:56PM Report Comment
 

7. Bingo said...

oops, 6% I've got math as good as an estate agent..

Monday, December 4, 2006 02:57PM Report Comment
 

8. harold said...

If I was an Estate Agent I would take this seriously - trouble is, many of these guys have little education and no shame.

Monday, December 4, 2006 03:06PM Report Comment
 

9. paul said...

Little education, few people skills and in many cases, criminal records.

Any of these is perfectly acceptable to become an estate agent in this country.

Monday, December 4, 2006 03:25PM Report Comment
 

10. Kirsty said...

Adolf Hitler is still regarded as bad.

Monday, December 4, 2006 05:13PM Report Comment
 

11. Freefall said...

I think this falls under the category "No sh*t Sherlock"

Monday, December 4, 2006 05:15PM Report Comment
 

12. Sam said...

nah, the 4% are probably estate agents.

Monday, December 4, 2006 05:17PM Report Comment
 

13. Retiredbanker said...

Some of my former banking colleagues whom the bank had caught committing various misdemeanours and were sacked ( or encouraged
to resign in some cases; thereby preserving their pension rights ), were later seen working in estate agents offices.

Monday, December 4, 2006 07:08PM Report Comment
 

14. Monkey News said...

Dishonest and thick. I paid these b*stards stacks of cash to sell my house. They produced a leaflet littered with spelling and grammer mistakes and did very little else. Nice work if you can get it.

Tuesday, December 5, 2006 05:28AM Report Comment
 

15. Albertini Albertino said...

''They produced a leaflet littered with spelling and grammer mistakes and did very little else.''

I spy, with my little eye, something beginning with hypocrisy.

Wednesday, December 6, 2006 07:32PM Report Comment
 

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