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- n. A person or company who acts in the sale, lease or maintenance of land, property, real estate etc for another.
- n. A land bailiff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is authorized to act as an agent for the sale of land
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I’d gotten a wild hair that I wanted to live on the water, so one day the real estate agent brought us into Turners Cove on Wilmington Island, a new waterfront community under construction.
Many years later, visiting an abandoned meat processing plant in Chicago with a real estate agent acquaintance, I was to encounter a similar smell; it was the stench of a charnel house, disused for years but permeated with the memory of blood.
The operator had managed to pull the address out of a horriï¬ed Laura Beck, the real estate agent who had found the bodies and was now down at the police station talking to Brinkman.
Since that time the succeeding Hurrells had been fully occupied keeping the monstrous property a going concern, let alone improving it, so that when Gaiogi Laminoff took charge the place was, as the estate agent said, delightfully unspoilt.
I would speak to an estate agent — after the twenty-eighth.