Monthly Archives: May 2011

If Governments Trust Estate Agents, Why Shouldn’t Consumers?

Posted on May 18, 2011 by | 11 Comments
OPINIONby Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.BSolicitorConsumer Advocate   To my mind agents particularly should be prohibited from giving buyers so much as a bus timetable, and from recommending even the local Chinese restaurant. Needless to say, solicitors and other service providers to residential buyers should also be prohibited from acting if they are not independent of everyone else involved in the transaction. A recent edition of Australian Property Investor Magazine ( ), on sale...

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