Agent is quite a large concern in these parts, has been going for 40 odd years. Reputable, who knows, we are talking estate agents here !. They are doing the viewings so if they are sending their own people round they're wasting their own time.
Shocking !!!!!!, that would never have happened if we had retained feet and inches. Perhaps they now fit in a 0.5 lire glass.
The second sentence sounds reminiscent of "on the whole a woman has more hair".