One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Ward off gazumpers and make vendors feel morally bound to proceed, by keeping in touch with everyone involved.’
- ‘If the sale does go through and you are convinced the gazumpers are paying too much, then at least you have the consolation that they did not get a bargain!’
- ‘In Britain we are the worst gazumpers in Europe, with about one in three buyers falling victim.’
- ‘When prices are rising so quickly, there's plenty of room for a gazumper to step in and offer the buyer a better deal.’
- ‘To ward off gazumpers and make vendors feel morally bound to proceed, hassle your mortgage company to arrange the survey and communicate regularly with solicitors and estate agents.’
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