Letter: There are dodgy buyers, too please

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The Independent Online
"Trumping the Gazumpers" (Business, 24 November) calls for protection of unwary purchasers from the wiles of dodgy estate agents and unscrupulous clients. If only there were an equally memorable one-word description for those buyers who, for spurious reasons, break agreements after weeks or even months, thereby causing financial hardship to several vendors in the chain, all of whom have been paying survey and legal fees.

Peter Read

Bristol, Avon