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Is there any way of making a complaint against an Estate Agent, from the perspective of a potential buyer?
The details of the property I was trying to buy were wrong, and I'd like to make a complaint to someone (to get things off of my chest, more than anything). I know there is usually a disclaimer on property details along the lines of saying the details may not be accurate, but this property was marketed as a freehold when in fact it was a leasehold with not that long left on the lease. If I'd known the time left on the lease, I wouldn't have even viewed the property. I even questioned it before I made an offer, and was told by the agent (verbally and in an email) that it was freehold. Sale details of other leasehold properties up for sale usually estimate how long is left on the lease.
The agent has generally been a PITA anyway, and I have a list of other minor issues I've had but this is the main one.
I'm not necessarily looking for financial recompense (it's cost me a couple hundred quid to find this basic information out), but I'd like to make a complaint if possible. Or do you think I'm wasting my time?