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cash buyer Syllabification: cash buy·er

Definition of cash buyer in English:


A person who is able to buy something, especially a property, without needing to take out a mortgage or loan to do so: low mortgage rates, an improving economy, and interest from investors and cash buyers also fueled sales
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  • He targeted cash buyers and those who had been offered the chance to buy council homes.
  • The sensitivity of housing markets to tighter borrowing conditions depends on the amounts of fixed-rate or floating-rate mortgages, the number of cash buyers, and the preponderance of investors as opposed to owner-occupiers.
  • The amount a private investor will pay for a property is often far more than an institution, as a private investor is often looking for a return that is better than cash - i.e. base rates as they are often cash buyers.

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