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.
Director at Haringtons
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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In Pictures: Former PM Johnson buys moated Oxfordshire Manor House
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Middleton recruits ex-Savills COO to new advisory board
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Luxury developer Mountwood unveils new boutique scheme in west London
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Foxtons takes cues from Netflix & Amazon in bid to ‘modernise estate agency’
Agency reveals how it is using AI to identify new leads in real time and get them 'to the right person at the right time'.
106-unit West Hampstead project brought to market
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