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Gazumping is effectively a test of nerve

Househunters should bear in mind that, while it's impossible to control all stages of the buying process, you can still manage your reaction to whatever happens, writes Carol Tallon.

17th March, 2013
Buying a home is not all about price.

Last week I was reminded that, despite all the planning, market research and strategic negotiations, there are elements of acquiring a property that the buyer simply cannot control. These are the elements that make them feel like the process of securing their new home is weighted against them and in favour of the seller.

Certainly, this used to be the case, with only the sellers being represented professionally and with data protection laws being used...

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