Estate agents liaise with clients, solicitors and other property professionals to negotiate sales and lettings on residential or commercial properties
Working as an estate agent, you’ll usually specialise in either sales or letting of residential or commercial properties, businesses or land on behalf of your clients. You’ll value and market properties, with the aim of negotiating the best price for your client.
Your role will involve frequent liaison with banks, building societies, mortgage brokers, surveyors, solicitors and other estate agencies during transactions. You may also handle sales taking place via auction.
You’ll usually specialise in one area of estate agency, such as residential sales, residential lettings, commercial sales, commercial lettings and rural estate.