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English definition of “buying agent”

buying agent

noun [C]    
COMMERCE a person or company that buys something for someone else: Produce was bought by a buying agent on behalf of the trading companies.
PROPERTY a person or company that helps someone else buy a property such as a house: In some states, the buying agent and selling agent can work for the same agency. → See also selling agent, estate agent, real estate agent
(Definition of buying agent noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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