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Estate Agent Escapes Nation-wide Publicity On Unwarranted Commission Claim

Posted on September 9, 2013 by | 2 Comments
OPINION by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.B Solicitor Consumer Advocate watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au     Six months after successfully settling a sale to private buyers, Paul & Janet Goodfellow were shocked to receive a solicitors’ letter enclosing a $14,355 invoice.  The solicitors represented Goodfellows’ former agent, Acme Realty.   The invoice was for Acme’s commission on Goodfellows’ sale to their buyers, John and Jill Scott. The letter recited that in May 2008 Goodfellows appointed Acme as their sole agent...

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