Terms and Conditions for Estate Agents and Lettings Agents

October 2013
House prices have been rising over recent months, with demand for properties outstripping supply. After a few lean years, things seem at last to be looking up for estate agents.

Our new Estate Agency documents will appeal to established agents and new entrants to the market alike. Whether you want to overhaul your existing terms and conditions or need completely new documents for a new business, our Estate Agency folder has the documents you need for your Sales or Lettings Agency business.

Residential Property Sales Agencies

Our sales agency documents include Terms and Conditions and Appointment Forms for various scenarios: Sole Selling Rights, Sole Agency and Joint Sole Agency. The documents have been drafted with the relevant legislation and guidance in mind, including the OFT’s estate agency guide and the Property Ombudsman’s Code of Practice for Residential Estate Agents.

Residential Lettings Agencies

The new Terms and Conditions cover four levels of service provided by lettings agencies: Fully Managed, Rent Collection, Letting & Deposit Holding and Letting Only. The documents are drafted so as to ensure full compliance with the agent’s and owner’s legal obligations relating to repair, safety, deposit protection etc.

The contents of this Newsletter are for reference purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Independent legal advice should be sought in relation to any specific legal matter.

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