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http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sa...y-17828716.html

28 June 2009

* Price changed: from '£114,950' to '£121,000'

09 April 2009

* Price changed: from '£109,950' to '£114,950'

24 January 2009

* Price changed: from '£119,950' to '£109,950'

* Subtitle changed: 2 bedroom semi-detached house

24 July 2008

* Initial entry found. [Found by The Smart Money]

Another trend I've noticed with Gateshead EA is adversing prices as "offers over" or "Offers in Excess of". I fail to see how this will help shift property, some of which have been listed for a year :blink:

Or how about "GUIDE PRICE: £100,000 - £120,000". Are there really plebs out there who'll offer 120, or lesser plebs (but still dumb) who'll think they've saved 20 by offering 100?

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Another trend I've noticed with Gateshead EA is adversing prices as "offers over" or "Offers in Excess of". I fail to see how this will help shift property, some of which have been listed for a year :blink:

Or how about "GUIDE PRICE: £100,000 - £120,000". Are there really plebs out there who'll offer 120, or lesser plebs (but still dumb) who'll think they've saved 20 by offering 100?

The advert states: "Ask about possilble deposit assistance."

They're probably using the developers' trick of hiking the price by 10k and offering at as a gifted deposit. Good idea until the mortgage valuation survey comes back.

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Stupid question...

What ever happened to the 'lobba barmy army' or did they go the same way as the 'dunston hitler youth'?

It was the 80's, so I guess, they just grew up.

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Another trend I've noticed with Gateshead EA is adversing prices as "offers over" or "Offers in Excess of". I fail to see how this will help shift property, some of which have been listed for a year :blink:

The other one I like is "Offers in Excess of £495,000". Presumably they're expecting all their prospective buyers to be wholly unaware of the SD threshold - or maybe they mean "please offer £496,000", so we can get you into a bidding war with those prepared to offer £497,000".

Pah!

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Stupid question...

What ever happened to the 'lobba barmy army' or did they go the same way as the 'dunston hitler youth'?

It was the 80's, so I guess, they just grew up.

Was "Gazza" one of the "dunston hitler youth" although he never grew up !

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