West Country estate agent calls for stricter self control

As house prices soar once again and the government's 'Help to Buy' scheme kicks in early, a West Country Estate Agent has said his industry needs to bring in stricter self control.

Darren Lawson's comments come in the same week a TV documentary highlighted some of the slightly underhand tactics used by some estate agents to secure sales and commissions. Jeff Welch reports.

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'Stricter self control' for agents

The managing director of a Westcountry estate agent has said the industry needs to bring in stricter self control. Darren Lawson's comments come in the same week a TV programme highlighted some of the tactics used to secure sales and commissions.