Battle of the Buying Agents: Jonathan Harington on why the profession needs more regulation


Veteran buying agent Jonathan Harington calls for more regulation of the profession, after witnessing a rival's client act on "terrible advice" in order to win a 13-way bidding war.

When Jonathan set up Haringtons in 2004 he already had eighteen years’ experience, setting up then running property buying departments for two of the UK’s leading firms, Lane Fox (now Strutt & Parker) and Knight Frank. Jonathan specialises in the purchase of country houses, farms and estates.

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