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This describes the action of a buyer who, usually just before contracts are exchanged, says he will proceed only if the price is reduced. Both gazumping and gazundering are made possible by the fact that the parties are not legally obliged to sell or buy until contracts have been exchanged.
This is a practice by purchasers of lowering their initial bid for a property than was previously agreed.
This is when the person buying a property has an offer accepted, then reduces the offer amount before exchange of contracts.
Lowering the amount of an offer to a vendor, usually just before exchange of contracts.
A tactic whereby the buyer offers less than the agreed price just before exchange of contracts.
This is when the person selling the property accepts an offer, and then the buyer puts in a new, lower offer just before exchange of contracts.
When a buyer refuses to go ahead with the sale at the last minute unless the seller accepts a lower offer, before the exchange of contracts.
Every seller's nightmare - and gazumping in reverse. This happens if the buyer is in a strong position and threatens, just before contracts are exchanged, to pull out of a deal unless the price is reduced.
This is when the person buying the property offers a new, lower sum before exchange of contracts.
When the buyer, having already had an offer accepted, but before contracts are exchanged, reduces his/her offer for no reason and then threatens to walk away. This may mean the seller putting the property back on the market and possibly losing their new house, thus creating pressure to accept the new lower offer. Both gazumping and gazundering ruin lives, don't do it.
This is when the vendor accepts an offer, and just before contracts are exchanged the purchaser puts in a lower offer.
The submission by a buyer of a lower offer despite having previously agreed a higher price. In England and Wales, a buyer is entitled to do this provided contracts have not been exchanged; the position is different in Scotland.
whereby the purchaser reduces the agreed purchase price at the last possible moment in the pre-exchange of contract period. More prevalent in a buyers market.
When the house buyer lowers his offer after the sale has been agreed.
This is where the buyer lowers his offer on the property after agreeing a price. This can only happen before exchange of contracts.
A term used to denote a situation where the purchaser lowers his offer immediately prior to exchange of contracts.
Frowned upon practice of a buyer, almost upon exchange of contracts, withdrawing his original offer and offering less.