I tried to book a viewing for a property advertised as 'Offers in excess of £119950', only to be told that the vendor would not consider any offers under £135000. She said there was no point in booking a viewing, even though we are cash buyers, with no property to sell in a position to proceed straight away.
Annoying sales patter too. ie 'loads of interest in this property', 'loads of viewings booked this week' ;'we don't have room dimensions as we don't have time to prepare full details, as our properties sell straight away'. I asked how long the property had been on the market and was told about a month. Yet I'm sure it has been on Rightmove for months.
I'm no expert, but I find it highly doubtful that in today's market people would be flocking to offer substantially higher than asking prices, and be willing to enter into 'bidding wars' as stated on their website.