Once your offer has been accepted your search for your ideal property should not end there. You must be aware that you may still be at risk of being gazumped.
Gazumping has become common and it occurs when a buyer puts in an offer to the seller and so does someone else and the seller accepts the other buyer's offer. This is known as gazumping. It is common in a buoyant market.
There are a few steps that you can take to ensure that this does not happen to you. A few of these steps have been listed below. Using any of these methods will ensure that your ideal property is not taken from under your nose even by an eager buyer who puts in a higher offer price than yours.