Date Published 23 November 2005
On 1 September 2005, the Office of Fair Trading awarded their approval to the OCEA Code of Practice under the Office of Fair Trading's Consumer Codes Approval Scheme.
Julian Walley M.N.A.E.A Partner at the Wallingford office states 'Lesters fully support the OCEA code of practice in conjunction with the added security of the Office of Fair Trading. The OFT is a well recognised and respected organisation. This is a big step forward for the homebuyers and sellers alike as it means that member agents will have to adhere to a strict Code of Practice'
The OFT's aim is simple it is responsible for making markets work well for consumers. They achieve this by promoting and protecting consumer interests throughout the UK, while ensuring that businesses are fair and competitive.
Lesters are also active members of The National Assocation of Esate Agents and the National Approved Letting scheme.