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http://www.abcmoney.co.uk/news/0520061871.htm

One in five first-time buyers willing to ''overpay''

LONDON - A new survey by the Yorkshire Bank has revealed that
most
first-time buyers might be willing to pay well above the asking price
in order to get onto the first rung of the property ladder. The report said that in the last survey conducted over a year ago only about one in ten first-time buyers was willing to "overpay."
But this time the numbers have increased with
one in five
buyers admitting that they would overpay
in order to get their foot onto the property ladder.

Since when does 1 in 5 become "most."

The desperate spin coming from the VIs over the past few days seems to be a reaction to the repossession/bankruptcy data that has been casting a deathly fear over the market. After all, in Gordon's miracle economy how can anyone possibly lose money or be worse off?

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The first sentence says "might". The second sentence said "would". It may well be a badly written article but if the poll had 2 seperate options - Might Pay More and Would Definitely Pay More - and the combined total made up the majority, then it could still be correct, technically. :)

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    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


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