The top spots where homebuyers are more likely to get gazumped are shown on a map – London takes the top place at 35%, followed by the South East at at 16%. The practice has jumped 13% over the past two years, which occurs when a potential buyer believes that they have made a deal for a property but then finds out that they have been outbid by someone else.

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