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How to bag a bargain property this Christmas

In the coming weeks savvy investors should be gearing up, as this time of year there are always opportunities aplenty to bag a Christmas bargain.

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Motivated sellers tend to come to market just prior to the holiday period. Photo: Shutterstock

While Christmas might be a period when the real estate industry takes a well-earned holiday break, savvy property investors should view this time as an opportunity to hunt for a Christmas bargain.

During the silly season, most years see a sharp drop in activity and listings, with the industry going on semi-hiatus until the end of January.

In light of the unusual period we have just experienced, however, this year may look a little different, an…