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How to protect yourself from being ‘gazumped’
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How to protect yourself from being ‘gazumped’

April 5th, 2019

There are few conversations more upsetting for buyers or sellers than those where an estate agent breaks it to them that the other party has pulled out of a sale. Sometimes it’s because of a poor survey, sometimes a better offer, or sometimes – most frustratingly of all – there’s no obvious reason. And sales […]


Is gazundering back?

March 28th, 2019

Last-minute reduced offers are an increasing worry for home sellers - especially in the South East (but you can take steps to stop it)


Property services industry leaders join forces to help estate agencies through a volatile market [Press Release]

March 20th, 2019

Several of the country’s market-leading software and service providers seek to drive growth for estate agencies through the newly formed Innovation Collaboration Group, providing limited-time free training to its members via Agency Mentors. London,6 March 2019 – Leaders in the PropTech and property services market have joined forces to start the Innovation Collaboration Group (ICG) […]


Property Natter: Q&A with Rob Hailstone

February 19th, 2019

Reducing the chances of a property transaction falling through is a key aim in 2019 for estate agents. Gazeal have an innovative approach to achieving this goal, by transforming the way people buy and sell properties.  Find out what Rob Hailstone, founder and CEO of the Bold Legal Group, thinks about Gazeal and what we […]


Chris Watkin Interview with Steve Dawkins of Gazeal at the Fine & Country Conference 2019

February 5th, 2019

On the day that David Lindley, CEO of Fine & Country announced the partnership between the group and PropTech company Gazeal, Chris Watkin interviewed Steve Dawkins, Sales & Marketing Director of Gazeal. Gazeal is transforming the way people buy and sell property. By speeding up the conveyancing process and binding parties together, the chances of […]


Improving the home buying, selling and conveyancing process

June 13th, 2018

The home buying and selling process in England and Wales is fundamentally flawed and has come under great scrutiny in the last year, however, this spotlight offers an unparalleled window of opportunity to radically improve the process. Ownership of land has its roots in the Anglo-Saxon system transformed by William the Conqueror after 1066, and many […]


Broken property transactions cost sellers more than £400m a year

May 14th, 2018

Home sellers in the UK lose more than £400m in each year due to buyers ditching deals last minute, research revealed today, with 65 per cent of adults backing non-refundable deposits to commit both sides earlier in the process. The survey was conducted by HomeOwnersAlliance, and polling firm YouGov. It found that more than […]


Gazeal announces brix partnership

April 30th, 2018

The new partnership will help first time buyers save for that illusive deposit through an innovative club card scheme. As the average age for first time buyers is now 31 – 33 in London – every new idea to save-up for the deposit which is now more than £112,000 in the capital is very welcome. […]


Will voluntary reservations work if they are not given teeth?

April 26th, 2018

The Government’s reaction to its Call for Evidence into improving the home buying and selling process is commendable but will this impetus ever be put into practice? At least the (latest) new housing minister appears intent on establishing agreements between buyers and sellers – something that my own firm, Gazeal, was actually established to do. […]


Will Reservation Agreements Prevent Buyers from being Gazumped?

April 23rd, 2018

Movements are being made by the Government to remove the possibility of gazumping by encouraging the agreement of a reservation. This call for voluntary reservation agreements has prompted more definite action from companies such as Gazeal, the property technology business. They have introduced a legally binding contract for buyers and sellers to sign at the […]



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