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Which? finds varying valuations

Which? reveals property valuations can vary by as much as 125,000 in an expose inviting 56 estate agents to value 14 properties across England last December.

In six of the 14 homes, the difference between the highest and lowest value given was 25 per cent.

Both undervaluing and overvaluing were rife problems, with agents attempting to lock in customers before offering more realistic values, or undervaluing to make a quick sale, resulting in the customer losing out.

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