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Rightmove says property sales have slowed because of coronavirus

March 20 (Reuters) - UK property website Rightmove said on Friday a recent slowdown in property sales due to the coronavirus outbreak and the renters' protections announcement from the government may increase the pressure on estate and lettings agents.

"The speed of the slowdown in the UK housing market has been significant," the company said.

(Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru; Editing by Bernard Orr)