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    • tiredoflife
    • By tiredoflife 13th Mar 17, 8:19 PM
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    Connected person 13th Mar 17 at 8:19 PM
    Evening all,

    I am currently in the proces of looking for a house to buy. I have seen a lovely house for sale, but at the end of the description it says "Under the estate agents act 1979 we are obliged to disclose that our client is a 'connected person'

    Should this worry me? The house has also been on the market sine November.

    Thanks in advance.
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    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 13th Mar 17, 8:25 PM
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    • 13th Mar 17, 8:25 PM
    Not really, it just means that the seller is an employee / friend of an employee etc. You can ask (they might not say) what the precise relationship is.

    It's more of an issue where a buyer is connected to the agent, who might favour that buyer over others offering a higher price.
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