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Home buyers use aggressive tactics to snag a dream home

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More buyers and a limited supply of available homes have lifted prices in most cities across the country, a sign of a broad-based housing recovery. David Paul Morris/Getty Images

The cutthroat housing market has some prospective home-buyers going to great lengths to buy property.

A new Trulia survey shows that more and more would-be buyers are trying to get a leg up on the competition by  writing a letter to the homeowner or borrowing money from friends and family — to name a few examples.

In addition, the group found to be more aggressive about home buying are millennials. 

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