gazump


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raise the price of something after agreeing on a lower price

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The Law Society supports the government's initiative "wholeheartedly", agreeing that "a pre-prepared seller's pack will dramatically speed up the house-buying process and reduce the chance of being gazumped".
Gazump (7-1) produced a faultless round of jumping to win the extended two-and-a-half-mile event.
The time of the race adds to the view that Gazump put up a smart effort, good enough to give him the benefit of the doubt for such a disappointing subsequent performance.
"For someone who has worked hard to scrape together a deposit and found the home they want to buy, being gazumped is hugely frustrating and stressful."
Peter Reilly, head of residential sales at Savills, Cardiff, said the agency had also witnessed a case which could have become a gazump. "We had one where there was strong competition and the estimated sales price was exceeded," Mr Reilly said.
The local yard have been in great early-season form and 7-1 shot Gazump produced a faultless round of jumping to win the two and-a-half-mile handicap chase.
Palace believed the deal was done for 23-year-old Hector to join them on deadline day only for the Premier League champions to gazump them.
Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies and jockey Carl Llewellyn recorded a 35-1 Cheltenham double with Gazump and Ollie Magern, but it was a day tempered by the fatal fall of the stable's top prospect Lord Gale.
only for Manchester City to gazump them and tempt the Catalan giants to help christen the City of Manchester Stadium instead.
And there are just five days left for anyone who wants to gazump that offer for ebay item number 4548565996.
Welsh trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies and jockey Carl Llewellyn recorded a 35-1 Cheltenham double with Gazump and Ollie Magern, but it was a day tempered by the fatal fall of the stable's top prospect Lord Gale.
ONE in 10 homebuyers is prepared to gazump rivals to buy a property, according to a leading UK bank.
But Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is trying to gazump Madrid even though they believed the deal was done.
The clubs have struck a deal for the player, believed to be worth an initial pounds 1 million rising to nearly pounds 3m - but Leeds are rumoured ready to gazump the Blues for Upson's signature.
Perhaps it is time to settle the fee for the sale of a property after a certain cut-off point, to avoid the temptation to gazump for a few extra pounds in commission.