Negligence Claims Against Estate Agents

Making an Estate Agents Negligence Claim

Estate agents have been held liable for losses arising from a failure to prepare and distribute sales particulars of a property. Estate agents negligence claims have also been made where estate agents have failed to give accurate advice on market values.

Estate agents facing a negligence claim often rely on disclaimers. Any disclaimer will be subject to the Unfair Contract Terms Act which requires it to be reasonable. However, the courts have upheld disclaimers in estate agents’ particulars so this does have to be carefully considered.

In our experience estate agents negligence claims need to be assessed on a case by case basis. If you send us details of your claim then we will gladly provide you with a free assessment.