Coventry To Buy or Not to Buy


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Series that gives buyers the chance to test-drive a property. A couple are relying on Rani Price and Ed Hall to find them the ideal family home in Coventry before their wedding.


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-Ed, I'm really in the mood.

-In the mood for what, Rani?

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In the mood for two buyers, three properties...

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A bit of trying before buying?

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-Exactly that.

-Well, it's good news, then, that this is To Buy Or Not To Buy. Come on, then.

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-You're in a very good mood today, Rani. I do hope it's going to last.

-Oh, why do you ask, Ed?

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You remember the last time? I did that thing and then you wouldn't speak to me again.

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There was good reason for that, but, Eduardo, today I will not be sending you to Coventry,

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because today's property hunt IS in Coventry.

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Very funny. Very funny.

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I thought so.

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Today's couple from Coventry are newly-engaged Melissa Moseley and Jamie Rexworthy.

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They're looking to enlarge the nest since having baby Jacob, getting Lulu

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the dog and having Jamie's brother Mark living with them.

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Jamie works as a used-car controller for a German motor company,

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and Melissa is the manager of a family-run residential care home.

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With their wedding abroad in Ibiza looming ever closer, this couple need to find their dream home, and fast.

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OK, so we really are looking for a family home, I'm guessing.

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-Is that right?

-Yes, it is, yeah.

-So, who've we got here?

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-This is Jacob.

-Hiya, Jacob!

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Now, Jacob, what are you looking for in your new home?

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-Somewhere to play, I think.

-LAUGHTER

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He's telling us through the medium of performance art, in some way.

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-Now, it's not just Jacob, as well.

-No.

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Who else is moving in with you?

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-My brother.

-We've lived with him for...

-Two years.

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-So I'm married to two of them.

-Exactly!

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-Which I suppose is a bonus, in a way.

-I actually have three children.

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-So, what's the reason for the move? I'm guessing space.

-Space, yeah.

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We need bigger bedrooms.

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-Area, really, catchment areas for the school for little man.

-It's always the way, isn't it?

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That's what you've got to start thinking about.

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We're in Coventry, and what are the schools like?

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What are the good areas? Where would you want to be?

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Allesley, Chapelfields, Coundon area, kind of CV5 area of the city.

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OK. Is that the Beverly Hills 90210, which no longer is that postcode, of Coventry?

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-It's a nicer part of the city, yeah.

-I like it. OK.

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It's one of the nicer parts of the city.

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So, are we looking for four bedrooms?

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-Three is fine.

-Three is good.

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Yeah. Three big-sized, two double-sized bedrooms and a... bigger box room.

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And what other kind of things are you looking for in this new house?

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-Off-road parking.

-Right.

-Is that a deal-breaker?

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How many cars do you actually have?

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-I've got one, you've got one.

-Mark's got one.

-We've got two Audis.

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-My brother's got a van.

-So you've got three cars to consider.

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And a Peugeot 306 Cabriolet, as well, on the drive.

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-So you've got a lot of cars to consider.

-We've got four.

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-Are there going to be any new cars?

-Maybe a classic car in the future.

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-Is it all right to put on the road?

-We need a garage.

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I know what men are like. You need your garage?

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-Need a garage for a classic car.

-Are you prepared to compromise on that, Jamie?

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-Yes.

-If it's a nice area and there's good parking on the road, then we don't mind.

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Obviously, if we have to fight for a parking space, then that's not good.

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Would you compromise a bedroom for a good parking space?

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-Yes, we can compromise.

-Excellent.

-We're very flexible.

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OK, so, with houses, their styles, various types,

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do you want old, modern... What's the dream?

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I'm not bothered either way.

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I like old, I like new. You like new.

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I prefer new, but I don't mind old if it's been done up nicely.

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OK. Who's wearing the trousers in this whole house buying?

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-Probably me. Probably me.

-Really?

-Ooh!

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Which obviously means it's Melissa! Cos she's letting him say that!

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At certain points, it's, "No. We don't want that."

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I'll go with the flow.

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As long as there's no work for me to do, I'm fine. OK.

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-He's not very good at DIY.

-I'm not a handyman.

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Yeah, I don't mind doing painting.

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I'm quite good at painting and decorating, so I don't mind if

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-it's got vile wallpaper and stuff like that. I can do that.

-Right.

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As long as it's got no major work to do.

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-So we need three bedrooms, new build, just a lick of paint.

-Yeah.

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-Anything else? Do you want a garden?

-Easily maintainable garden.

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-OK.

-Easy maintainable?

-Yes.

-Doesn't matter about the size.

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-Right.

-I mean, this garden we've got now is quite big,

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but you can't do anything with it.

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So as long as it's maintainable, if it's small that's fine.

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Well, before we disappear, is there anything else vital about the house

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before we ask how much money you've got to spend?

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The main thing is the two double bedrooms, good-sized ones.

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-OK. How much does this cost? Jacob, how much have you got to spend?

-How much you got, mate?

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Erm, up to about 180.

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OK. In the world of the credit-crunch times that we're living in, 180, is that a good price round here?

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-Do you think that can get what you want?

-I think we will on that.

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-OK, well, we'll see you later.

-OK.

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Jacob, be good. Are you coming along, Jacob?

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We'll go and dump Jacob somewhere.

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OK. We'll see you once you've done that.

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-See you later.

-Bye.

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Tell you what, that Jacob's demanding.

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-He really is.

-Bigger house, better area, wants to be close to schools.

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It's true. He's not one yet, he can't even walk.

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-But, Ed, he's got 180 grand to spend.

-That's a very fair point.

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I think, because they want the old CV5 area - I assume if Coventry had royalty, that's where they'd live -

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that I'm going to have to get out there, meet a local estate agent,

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swoon with that person and find out some information. What are you going to do?

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-If you're doing that, I'll meet the people of Coventry.

-OK, see you later.

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So, today's property location

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is Coventry city in the heart of the Midlands,

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just 19 miles east of big sister city Birmingham.

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Because of severe bomb damage suffered during World War Two,

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Coventry now has a real mix of both historic and modern post-war architecture,

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everything ranging from the 1950s right through to the present day.

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With major redevelopment plans happening here this very year,

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there could be even more reason to put down your roots and move to this phenomenal part of the country.

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But before we start trawling the treasures of Coventry,

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what's on offer in other cities across the UK?

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Well, starting in Cheshire

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and the city of Manchester, there's this stylish third-floor

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apartment with two double bedrooms, contemporary kitchen and bathroom,

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plus a Juliet balcony.

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It's on the market for...

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In the portal city of Plymouth in Devon

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is this imposing Victorian villa apartment

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with a roof terrace, huge living room and striking kitchen/diner.

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It's on the market for...

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And staying in the south of England, in the daddy of all cities,

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what about this phenomenal three-bedroom maisonette in E7 London?

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Two generous bedrooms and a bright and sunny living room.

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It could be yours for...

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Very nice, I'm sure, but time for us to play property cupid in Coventry.

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Ladies and gentlemen, this is a treat. I've got Andrew, and Andrew has come to me.

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Normally, I go to the estate agents. Thanks for coming on a day like this.

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-No problem.

-So, Coventry - I have been told by today's buyers that CV5 is quite the area to be in.

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They've got a young child, they're looking for schools.

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-Are they right?

-Yeah, they're correct.

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It's a nice area to live. There's always a constant demand for property round here.

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What is great about Coventry?

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I'm trying to help people find a house here.

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-What is great about Coventry?

-Yeah! It's not a trick question!

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I know it's not a trick question. Everything's good about Coventry.

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We're looking for three to four bedrooms,

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garage potentially, off-road parking,

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CV5 area in particular.

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Is that achievable? 180?

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-Is that realistic?

-It's realistic for a three-bedroom semidetached,

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either a modern three-bedroom semidetached or a traditional.

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They've got £180,000 to spend.

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-Is that realistic to get them a cracking house?

-I'd've thought so.

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If they've got a job. Have they got a job?

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Yeah, they've both got good jobs.

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They should find a nice house for 180,000.

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Now, obviously, the property market the way it is at the moment, it's tricky, but how's Coventry fared?

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We've certainly had a very difficult year.

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But in September and October, we saw a small turn of recovery with bursts of activity.

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Tell me something good about Coventry.

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Well, I think the regeneration of what they're doing is really good.

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It's all coming up, isn't it?

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Yeah. They've got...

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-millions of pounds to regenerate the whole city centre.

-Fantastic.

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They're taking out some of the ring roads and trying to improve the shopping in the centre.

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You've done all my work for me, nearly. I'll go and meet the mystery property hunting team.

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You'll never recognise them. They may have met you already.

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-I'll see you later, maybe.

-Yeah, no problem.

-Pleasure.

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-I don't know where your car is, but I'm going this way. See you.

-OK.

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I've had a lovely time with Andrew. Have you had a nice time with the good folk of Coventry?

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Very friendly in Coventry. I wasn't put in Coventry at all.

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So the rumours aren't true. OK, the mystery property hunting team,

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Rani and myself have been thrashing around, and we have found three absolute crackers.

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The one that I'm plumping for today is known simply as the Heybridge.

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-Nice name!

-It doesn't have a surname. It's just the Heybridge.

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If it was a detective, it would be known as...

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Obviously, a house couldn't be a detective. It's silly.

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But it's a modern house on a lovely modern estate. It's very, very nice.

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It's in CV4, which I believe is one better than CV5 even though it's one less than CV5.

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-Postcodes, we're talking.

-Now, that surprises me, because they want to live in CV5.

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-Yeah, but mine's CV4.

-I've decided to champion a house in CV5.

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-Well done.

-Good old me.

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And it's got a great garage, got a great little bit of parking.

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However, needs a touch of work, so Jamie's not going to be too happy.

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The wild card is in CV5, as well.

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-Ooh!

-CV4, apparently, I was told...

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-CV5!

-The wild card is a cracker. I'm not going to show it to you.

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And Melissa is going to be livid about this, because

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it's got a carport for Jamie's future purchase of a classic car.

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His toy.

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So yes, they've got everything they want in the wild card. It's a cracker. Doesn't need any work.

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But it is vacant possession and is, in the credit-crunch times, Rani, an absolute steal.

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So we're thinking these houses are lovely, but remember,

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this is the first house they'll move into as a married couple.

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It certainly is. We've got to think about what they need, what Mark needs and what even Jacob needs.

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-Where should we start the journey?

-Property number one?

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-What, the Heybridge? The house detective?

-Yes.

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So, we start today's house search with my charming offering,

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the Heybridge, a three-bedroomed semi-detached newly-built home situated on a former industrial site.

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Jamie and Melissa, walk toward what could be the new family residence.

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Let's stop and just take a second to marvel at it.

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This is of course the Heybridge-style house.

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There are many in this development.

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If you can hear the beeping of machinery, that's a good sign, as

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a lot of developments in the world of the credit crunch have stopped. People aren't building any more.

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-Makes a change.

-But this one is still happening, so obviously people want to live here.

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And I tell you why.

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Because it's not CV5, it's better than CV5.

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What's better than CV5?

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-Ooh...!

-Erm...

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CV4, of course! We're talking postcodes.

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So, you're in the catchment area of very good schools.

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It's a modern development.

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Obviously, they are looking for deals to be done.

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It's all brand-new. No-one's ever lived in there before.

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You fancied the idea of modern.

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-Yes, yes. I love new houses.

-What do you think about it?

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-Very nice.

-Nice from the outside.

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-Yeah?

-Lovely from the outside, yeah. Very nice little street, isn't it?

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-And what do you think about the parking situation?

-Where is it?

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Where is it, Ed?

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-Where's your parking situation?

-Where's parking?

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-Somewhere around.

-There is actually space there for one car park,

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-and there is also a garage, as well. Let's think about the inside of the house.

-Good idea. Good link.

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It is called the Heybridge.

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Walk around it like Hattie Heybridge and enjoy it.

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-Thank you.

-Hattie Heybridge is a celebrity, isn't she?

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-I don't know who she is.

-I don't know her either.

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If you are Hattie Heybridge, how would you walk around?

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Ah! It's nice and bright as you walk in.

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I've figured it out, Rani.

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Hattie Heybridge was actually called Hattie Hayridge, and she was in Red Dwarf.

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So, as links go, it's pointless.

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But if you're doing a pub quiz tonight and that comes up, Red Dwarf's the answer.

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-Ah! Toilet.

-That's nice, to have a downstairs toilet.

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Saves people going upstairs, doesn't it, when we have parties?

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Well, that's good news. I often think a downstairs toilet really is a useful thing.

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And with a little baby, as well, when toilet training happens.

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That's a nice lounge.

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Mm. Manageable size. No room for clutter.

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-Jacob would love crawling round on this carpet.

-He would, wouldn't he?

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He's very practical, isn't he, Jamie?

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-It's better than the wooden floors we've got.

-Yeah.

-Very nice.

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That's nice out there, as well.

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Mm, nice, manageable garden. That's what we like.

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There you go, a nice garden for them, easy to maintain.

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It is, although it's grass and you would require a shed for a lawn mower.

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People always forget that, don't they? Although, you know,

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-there's room for a shed down there.

-Very good.

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-Lovely.

-Nice size, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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You could fit our sofas in here, as well. One there...

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and one there.

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-Very nice.

-And TV.

-Big TV.

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Yeah.

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Shall we have a look at another one?

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Oh, that's beautiful.

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-Ah! My kind of kitchen!

-What a nice room.

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OK, they've cruised into what I think is the main event of the downstairs.

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The Heybridge really offers a lot for a modern family, and the kitchen is where the magic happens.

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Nice and big. We could have some proper social events here.

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-Nice, big table.

-Working area.

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The big table would fit there, wouldn't it?

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Nice, big kitchen, isn't it?

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Lovely, yeah. It's laid out really, really well.

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It's a large kitchen, which Jamie has picked up on. Large enough, I think, for three adults living there,

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-and adults require a bigger table to sit round, like the Waltons. And Jacob's getting big.

-Yeah.

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You could sit here and watch the world go by.

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You could put a table and also have a sofa. Look at the kitchen.

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-You wouldn't fit your fridge-freezer in here.

-I'd find somewhere to put the double fridge-freezer.

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-Yeah. Yeah.

-That's nice.

-Door goes out to the back.

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-Ideal for the dog, isn't it?

-Yeah.

-When you're washing up.

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-Yeah.

-Nice shape here, isn't it?

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-A strange shape, but it works well.

-I like the shape.

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-I do like the shape.

-It makes it look bigger.

-Different, isn't it?

-Yeah.

-Very modern.

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Ah. The shape of the house, Ed.

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I saw the plans earlier on, when I was finding this with the mystery property hunting team.

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And if you just pan round, it's a weird shape. Have a look here, OK?

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You can see one of the cameramen there, look. That's why.

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Because they're two houses joined together.

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One's a weird-shaped kitchen. You see? Very clever, isn't it?

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-This is nice.

-Yeah, I like that window. It's different, isn't it?

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I like these windows at the top, as well. Nice, airy...

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-Lots of cupboards.

-Yeah.

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-Master bedroom. This looks nice.

-Nice and big, isn't it?

-It's lovely.

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See what they've got in these...

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wardrobes, eh?

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-That's nice.

-Walk-in wardrobe.

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-You could lock me in there!

-THEY LAUGH

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-I like that. Is there another one that side as well?

-Have a look.

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I'm getting the biggest one.

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-Ah, en suite.

-That's nice, as well.

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-Lovely.

-They've used the space really well, haven't they?

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Yeah, nice size. Nice floor.

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Yeah, lovely.

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It's nice and bright, as well, because you've got the two windows instead of just one.

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-Have to get rid of all the old bedroom furniture and start again, though.

-Yeah. Yeah, it's wonderful.

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Oh, my goodness. Did you just hear Melissa there?

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She just said it. "It's wonderful." "It's beautiful." "It's lovely."

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Oh! This is nice, as well.

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-Another nice-sized room, isn't it?

-This could be Jacob's room.

-Mm.

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That's lovely. It's a bit bigger than a box room, as well, isn't it?

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-Ideal size for Jacob, isn't it?

-Yeah, it's a perfect size.

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They think the space is lovely. It's a cracker, isn't it? There's not much to say. It's a brand-new house.

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Right, so this is going to be Mark's room.

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-Ah! Nice big room for Mark.

-That's lovely, as well, isn't it?

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He'll like that. It's a nice, good-sized room.

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Is there anything you don't like about this house so far?

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-No. I love it. I'm smitten with it so far.

-Well, there's a sum-up, isn't it?

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There is nothing in this house she doesn't like.

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Sadly, none of the stuff in the house stays with the house.

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Oh, yeah, I love it. I want to move now!

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Next room!

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Oh, what's in here?

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Oh, this is really nice, as well.

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I like the tiles.

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-No shower, but you've got it in the en suite, haven't you?

-You could soon put a shower in.

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It wouldn't be a problem. I like it.

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-Love it.

-Lovely jubbly.

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-"Lovely jubbly" indeed!

-He's not a cockney!

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He's from Coventry!

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-Jamie and Melissa, I think you quite liked this.

-Yes.

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-You did, didn't you? You loved it.

-Absolutely lovely. It'd be perfect.

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-Really?

-Yeah.

-And, Jamie?

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-I liked it, yeah. But I'm not a new-house fan.

-Right.

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-As new houses go, this is exemplary.

-The rooms are big, as well, aren't they?

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And the small room is a big room, as well, which is good for Jacob.

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You see? It's almost like Doctor Who.

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Now, I'm aware that some cheating may have taken place for the next part of Guess the Price, because

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nailed to the side of this house is the price. But it's been a long time since we saw that sign.

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I have actually forgot what it says.

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And I, luckily, have got it written down in my pocket, so I have got a price in my head.

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-Who would like to go first?

-Before we saw the price, I thought...

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"Before we saw the price and came into the building..."

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-I think about 210.

-OK.

-I thought about 200, 210.

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Do you want to say what the actual price is?

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-Yeah, 189,950.

-Yay!

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I'm going to give that to you, Melissa,

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because you might as well be one up in this competition.

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It's a good price. They started off, I believe around the 230 mark.

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-Really?

-And obviously, there is room for negotiation.

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Yeah. It's slightly over our budget, but, as you say, there's room for negotiation.

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-And we can move in and do absolutely nothing to it.

-No work.

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You don't have to make your mind up yet, because we've got another property,

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property number two, which is my choice. Are you ready for it?

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-Yes, we are.

-Come on, then.

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Right, for my choice, I'm suggesting to Jamie and Melissa

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this well-presented, spacious three-bedroom semi situated within a quiet cul-de-sac.

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OK, Jamie and Melissa, welcome to property number two.

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Now, I just want you to take a moment, because here we are in CV5.

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-How does it feel?

-Good.

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-Good, yeah.

-I'd say it feels slightly less exciting than CV4 that we've just been to.

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CV5 is a great area. Let me tell you first, this is walkable

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-to a very good primary school. Does that appeal to you?

-Yes.

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-It does, yeah.

-And this is a very nice family estate area as well, so lots of kids around here.

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And this is property number two.

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-Looks very nice.

-It's not as modern, is it?

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-Oh, shush!

-It's not got a fancy name like my one.

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No, it doesn't have a fancy name, but you can see straight in front of you.

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-And a front garden as well as a drive.

-Yeah. And? And?

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A garage.

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-A garage!

-It's not got a fancy name, has it?

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-You can name it.

-Stop with the names!

-We could name it.

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As you're going round, think of a name for the house.

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-What do you think of it?

-Looks good.

-It does look good.

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-It's got potential for extending as well, hasn't it?

-Yeah.

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-You never mentioned that before.

-No, but it's always good, isn't it?

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All the other houses, they're all extended.

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You must have watched our show before, because we always say this.

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If you roll up this sleeve, I've got it tattooed on my arm. "Look next door, see what they've done."

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All right, there you go. You've got lots of potential.

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It's all happening. I will point out again, it doesn't have a name.

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-Think of a name during the tour and enjoy.

-Thank you.

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-Are you ready to go in?

-Yeah.

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-Get in there.

-Go on then.

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-Got a name for it yet?

-No, but let's see your tattoo, then.

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Oh, it's the other arm. I'll show you later.

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Quite a big hallway.

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Will you just smell that CV5 air.

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-Smells good.

-It's opulent, isn't it?

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Mm, that fireplace, very retro.

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-It's a little old-fashioned, isn't it?

-A little.

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It's a good-sized room, though.

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That's a positive. It definitely is a good-sized room.

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I think I prefer the other one already.

0:21:210:21:23

THEY CHUCKLE

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-Let's have a look at the kitchen.

-After you.

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Thank you.

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-Again, nice big kitchen.

-Nice oven.

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It's a very strangely laid-out kitchen, though.

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You couldn't really have a table in here, could you?

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-Nowhere you can have a table.

-Nowhere to put a table, Rani?

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-Nowhere to put a table?

-I suppose you could change it.

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But we don't want to do that, do we?

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-It'd cost too much money, wouldn't it?

-Mm.

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-Nice size, though.

-Nice size. Shall we have a look upstairs?

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Yeah.

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-This is nice and light.

-The walls are quite flat.

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Yeah, they are.

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Let's have a look at this bathroom.

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It's a good size. A bit green. It's a little bit dated, isn't it?

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Green and light wood. Nice combination.

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-Not our cup of tea.

-Not mine.

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They said one thing in that bathroom that was brilliant, the fact that it's a good size.

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-It is.

-All the other stuff, they can get rid of.

-Absolutely.

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And in these credit crunch times, Rani, they can buy new bathroom suites very cheaply.

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-Odd-sized room again.

-Yeah, very strange.

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I'm not sure I like that grey.

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If you put the bed there, then you'd have no room for anything else.

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You'd have to squeeze.

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Lie down on the floor, see how much room you've got.

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I'm little, though.

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Not a lot, considering I'm so small.

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It's not, is it?

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It would seem you've offered them a smaller house than they currently have, Rani.

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Yes, it's in CV5, but it is smaller.

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-Oh, that's bright.

-Mustard.

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Hmm, it's very small, isn't it?

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Very small.

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But that's the thing you've got to try and point out to people, they want the most desirable location.

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They think they do, but you're not going to get as much for your money.

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You know, I'm really finding it hard to get excited about this house.

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Yeah, I mean, the decorating, you could decorate no problem at all, but the rooms.

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You could extend that there, but I don't think it's worth it.

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-I think Jamie's heart is definitely not alight upstairs either.

-No.

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Yeah, this room's small.

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There's another room which is even smaller, a box room.

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This is too small, isn't it?

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It's not the same as our house. It's not two double bedrooms, is it?

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No, if you put a double bed in, there's no room for anything else.

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-Too tiny.

-Shall we go and look at the small small room then?

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Let's go and have a look.

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-This is a box room.

-It is it box room, isn't it? Very small.

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It is quite tiny, isn't it?

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-The colours are a bit radical, but you can paint over that.

-I just don't think it's big enough, is it?

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-I mean, lovely area, front of the house is lovely, garden looks nice, but...

-It's not big enough upstairs.

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-At all.

-I don't think this place is doing it for Jamie.

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No, but he's as good as told us.

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Do you think that's my fault?

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Now then, Jamie, I thought I'd grab you out here because on the walk up

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Melissa pointed out the extension.

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I just thought, I'm giving you three bedrooms here

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and if you wanted to, you could have a fourth,

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in that little space there, if you were interested.

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I wanted to tell you an extension like that could cost anything between five and ten grand.

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Which isn't a lot of money, but at the same time, at this moment, with the credit crunch the way it is,

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you'd have to be wary because it might not add that much value to the home.

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You could possibly just break even, so it's something you may want to consider.

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The potential's there, isn't it?

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-You see, that's it.

-The potential's there if we have a growing family, which no doubt we will.

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Well, the other thing to consider as well is how much the property is actually worth.

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Have I catered for an extension?

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-Are you ready to guess the price?

-I am. Let's go.

-Let's find Melissa.

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So, you didn't name it. You didn't name the house.

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-That was your quest.

-We can't really name something we didn't like.

-Ooh!

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-That hurts.

-That is harsh.

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Below the belt, I think. Mel?

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-It wasn't our thing.

-No.

-Why?

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From the outside, actually, the area was lovely. The garden was lovely.

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When we walked into the house, it was quite disappointing.

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The size of the rooms. I mean, decoration you can do but it didn't feel right at all.

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-The oven's quite nice.

-It didn't feel like a Heybridge, did it?

-Hang on, what was quite nice?

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-The oven.

-The oven was quite nice? You see, there's always a positive!

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-The oven is nice, and it would look nice in a Heybridge, that oven.

-It would.

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-Do you not think Jacob would like this place, a little bit of space for him in this living room?

-No.

0:26:030:26:09

-Close to a school maybe?

-I don't think he'd like it.

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He really wouldn't.

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Do you want to play guess the price or shall we just leave it?

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Put it this way, when I was outside it was a lot higher than it is now I've come inside.

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Oh, my goodness me! Well, let's try and turn this frown upside down.

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We gave you the victory in the last one, even though you both knew the price.

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Jamie gallantly did that. You've got a maximum of £180,000 to play with.

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How much?

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-I'd say 165.

-OK.

0:26:350:26:38

Yeah, about 170, I think.

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170, 165.

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OK then. Your maximum budget is 180.

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You were actually the closest because out of that, I would only be giving you £50 change.

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-£179,950 is the price of this home.

-Really?

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But that's what you're going to have to pay if you want to live in CV5.

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That's the compromise.

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What do you think now?

0:27:060:27:08

-Not making the compromise!

-I feel depressed.

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There's always a wild card, everyone's favourite part of the programme. That might chirp us up.

0:27:110:27:16

-Do you want to come?

-Yeah, let's go see.

-Let's go through the kitchen.

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Well, without further ado it's time for our final option for today, the wild card.

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If it's space and parking our two are after, then this has it by the bucketload.

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Let's just hope they're open-minded on the decor front.

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Jamie and Melissa, the wild card.

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Everyone normally does love the wild card, but today's wild card is a bit of a mild card, because well,

0:27:350:27:42

look at it, it's not a windmill or a houseboat,

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or a converted gasworks or anything like that.

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It is what it is.

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The thing is, it's only just come on the market.

0:27:510:27:54

It is a deceased estate.

0:27:540:27:56

-And it's a good house.

-You could fit about seven cars on here.

0:27:560:27:59

-Yes, you've got a lot of space out here.

-A nice big drive.

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-We are in CV5.

-Yes!

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There is a very good school just that way, walkable.

0:28:040:28:07

You've got a great parade of shops just that way, so it's very accessible.

0:28:070:28:12

-And this is the property. So what do you think?

-Looks nice.

0:28:120:28:15

Yeah, it looks very nice from the outside.

0:28:150:28:17

-Now you've got to be positive when you go in there because it needs decor.

-That's not a problem.

0:28:170:28:23

It's not terrible by any means. It's instantly livable, but go in there, be positive and enjoy yourselves.

0:28:230:28:28

-All right.

-Thank you very much.

-Bye.

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-That was a good sell, wasn't it?

-Yes, I think they're interested.

0:28:300:28:33

I thought my house was going to win. Now I think this is. Don't think yours is.

0:28:330:28:37

I think you're right. Mine isn't going to win.

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-Nice and big entrance hall.

-That's all right, isn't it?

0:28:410:28:45

Ed, if a wild card is normally a tiger,

0:28:450:28:48

is this mild card just a little tabby cat?

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-It's a tabby cat with a carport.

-Oh!

0:28:510:28:54

-Store cupboard.

-That's kind of handy. And an alarm as well.

0:28:560:29:00

-That's nice.

-Hm.

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Instantly, they've gone for the practical when they walked in.

0:29:020:29:04

Did we have an "Ooh, that's brilliant" when they walked into the Heybridge?

0:29:040:29:08

-When they walked into yours they went, "eurgh!"

-No, they didn't!

0:29:080:29:11

In this one, they've said "Ooh, store cupboard, alarm system, practical."

0:29:110:29:15

That's quite nice.

0:29:150:29:18

-Nice size, isn't it? Very nice size.

-Not too bad at all.

0:29:180:29:21

-Dated, but that doesn't matter, you can soon change that.

-That's not too bad.

0:29:210:29:25

-It's only decoration.

-The walls are nice and straight.

0:29:250:29:27

I think I'd keep them carpets, though.

0:29:270:29:30

-It's got wooden floors under it.

-Just round the edge, I think.

0:29:300:29:32

'I've got to say though, I love the sunken carpets.'

0:29:320:29:35

And Melissa's just said, "I like the floor."

0:29:350:29:38

Did she? The flooring is nice, the wood is nice.

0:29:380:29:41

Maybe you'd change the carpet to a different carpet.

0:29:410:29:43

Ah, a modern carpet but still that sunken feel? It's quite nice.

0:29:430:29:48

Lovely garden, as well.

0:29:480:29:50

-Very nice. Look at that view.

-Oh, beautiful. You've got the playing fields, as well.

0:29:500:29:55

The back garden, they've spotted, is lovely.

0:29:550:29:57

When young Jacob is growing up, learning to play for Coventry, if they've a decent football team then,

0:29:570:30:03

-he could learn to play on that playing field in the background there.

-That would be amazing.

0:30:030:30:08

-'It's a lovely thing, isn't it?'

-Lovely.

-Have a look on the outside.

0:30:080:30:11

That's not a bad size either, is it? It just needs updating, doesn't it?

0:30:110:30:15

-That's a lovely size, isn't it?

-It's good. A really nice size.

0:30:150:30:19

Nice front. I like these windows, as well.

0:30:190:30:23

-Yeah, very nice.

-Yeah. I like it.

0:30:230:30:24

You've just got to look the on the decoration, haven't you?

0:30:240:30:27

As you say, it's just decor, isn't it?

0:30:270:30:29

-It's all clean and tidy.

-Lots of potential.

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Now, in property number two, they couldn't look behind the decor.

0:30:320:30:36

Because the house was too small. Stop banging on about property two.

0:30:360:30:39

No, but what I'm saying is, here,

0:30:390:30:41

they want to look beyond the decor.

0:30:410:30:44

-Good point.

-It's very positive.

-It is positive.

0:30:440:30:46

This must be the kitchen.

0:30:480:30:50

Oh, tiles everywhere.

0:30:500:30:52

-That's a strange one.

-Very blue, isn't it? Sky-blue.

0:30:520:30:55

Yeah, it would need redoing completely.

0:30:550:30:58

-It needs completely ripping out.

-But it's a good size.

-It's not a bad size, is it?

0:30:580:31:01

-No.

-You wouldn't have a dining table in here.

-No.

0:31:010:31:05

Their dining table is too big.

0:31:050:31:07

They need to get rid of that.

0:31:070:31:08

If they all got high chairs like Jacob had, it would be all right.

0:31:080:31:13

They could just have four.

0:31:130:31:15

I mean, it does need completely redoing, doesn't it?

0:31:150:31:17

Yeah. It could be done quite nicely.

0:31:170:31:21

-Retro again.

-It's got potential.

-Very much potential.

0:31:210:31:24

Lovely.

0:31:240:31:26

That's a nice staircase. Change this.

0:31:320:31:35

-Change that again.

-Yeah.

-It's all very '70s, isn't it?

0:31:350:31:38

Yeah. It's nice, though.

0:31:380:31:40

-It just needs updating.

-I like having windows on the landing.

-Woo!

0:31:400:31:45

That's quite a nice bathroom, apart from the tiles.

0:31:450:31:49

-The suite's nice, isn't it?

-Yeah.

0:31:490:31:51

-Change the taps. You'd like that bath, wouldn't you?

-Yeah. And Jacob would.

0:31:510:31:54

No, I like that corner bath. It's a nice little size.

0:31:540:31:57

Little size.

0:31:570:31:59

-You'd change the ceiling.

-Is that cork?

0:31:590:32:02

I don't know what it is.

0:32:020:32:04

But the bathroom suite's really nice.

0:32:040:32:08

If they can live with everything the way it is now, which they should be able to,

0:32:080:32:11

just work it room by room. That's what I'm saying. Work it room by room.

0:32:110:32:16

-That's quite a good-size room.

-Yeah, it's not a bad size at all, is it?

0:32:160:32:20

-No, it's got built-in wardrobes.

-Yeah, but you don't want to keep the wardrobes.

0:32:200:32:24

-No, you'd probably change them but there's room for, if you wanted to put new ones in.

-Now, there you go.

0:32:240:32:29

This room, very good size. They're pleased with the size of the room.

0:32:290:32:32

-Is this going to be Mark's room?

-Mark seems to be doing quite well.

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In every house, Mark's done well. He's got to be a lovely guy.

0:32:360:32:39

-Again, it's a nice size.

-That's a nice view, isn't it?

0:32:390:32:42

Yeah. You're not overlooked at all, are you, in the garden?

0:32:420:32:45

No. And there's a garage out there as well. And a greenhouse.

0:32:450:32:48

I like the greenhouse.

0:32:480:32:49

Grow yourself some tomatoes and veg.

0:32:490:32:51

OK. We've learned something about Jamie there,

0:32:510:32:54

something we probably thought we would never know.

0:32:540:32:57

-He likes greenhouses.

-Again, nice size room. This will be the master bedroom, isn't it?

-Yeah.

0:32:570:33:01

It's a good size again, isn't it?

0:33:010:33:03

-Yeah, nice and bright, isn't it, as well?

-Yeah.

0:33:030:33:05

And you've got, although you wouldn't keep those wardrobes,

0:33:050:33:08

you could put new ones in. There's a good space.

0:33:080:33:11

-It just needs to be decorated.

-Yeah.

-That's all you need to do.

0:33:110:33:14

What's great is, we've got the size.

0:33:140:33:17

You have the size, Rani.

0:33:170:33:19

-You've got the blank canvas, haven't you?

-No quirky shapes.

0:33:190:33:22

-No quirky shapes.

-Just keeping them happy.

0:33:220:33:24

-Although I miss the quirky shape of the Heybridge.

-Do you?

0:33:240:33:26

Once you've lived in a Heybridge, they say, you can never go back.

0:33:260:33:29

-That's not a bad size room, is it?

-No, not for a box room. Nice size.

0:33:320:33:36

For Jacob you've got......

0:33:360:33:37

-Enough room for a cot.

-Yeah. At the moment, they've got a single and the wardrobe, so it's quite good.

0:33:370:33:43

-The floor's quite nice in here.

-You wouldn't have to change it, would you?

0:33:430:33:47

No, you could leave that in.

0:33:470:33:48

-You've got to see beyond the decoration.

-It could be really nice.

0:33:480:33:53

You've got to see the potential in it.

0:33:530:33:55

I guess the question here is, Rani,

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will today's mild card be just too mild for them?

0:33:580:34:02

-Should we go and get an update from them?

-I like it.

0:34:020:34:05

-Jamie, you like this, don't you?

-I do. I like it a lot.

0:34:080:34:11

Melissa, she likes it but not as much as you.

0:34:110:34:16

No, it's not grabbed her.

0:34:160:34:17

Do you think the fact is that, behind here, she knows... Tada!

0:34:170:34:23

It's almost like its electric. It isn't. I'm going to stop before it smashes.

0:34:230:34:26

-That his means you can have the classic car.

-I can have whatever I want in there.

0:34:260:34:30

Let's come into here. So you've got a garage here.

0:34:300:34:32

I was thinking that maybe you might want to put the classic car out here.

0:34:320:34:36

I'd keep the car in the garage, leave this bit for, well, you could socialise in here.

0:34:360:34:40

You could have parties in here. You could have all sorts.

0:34:400:34:42

Also, with the doors there, a very secure area, so you could have Jacob playing out here.

0:34:420:34:48

You've got the back garden, so it kind of makes that whole area.

0:34:480:34:51

-It's all very nicely secured off.

-You like it?

-I like it.

0:34:510:34:53

A lick of paint and we'll be on the way.

0:34:530:34:56

-Will you like it when you know the price?

-Let's wait and see, shall we?

0:34:560:34:59

-OK, shall we go and find them?

-Yes.

0:34:590:35:01

Now then, Melissa. These two main double bedrooms, a good size for you?

0:35:010:35:06

Yes. And this one, absolutely brilliant.

0:35:060:35:09

-Yeah, so this is all good as well?

-Yeah.

0:35:090:35:11

A good-sized bathroom as well.

0:35:110:35:13

-So you're happy with all the space here?

-I am, yes.

0:35:130:35:16

-That's very good.

-A lot of space.

0:35:160:35:18

What we were actually thinking is, if you look at the rest of the houses,

0:35:180:35:22

-some of them have actually converted their loft.

-Yeah.

0:35:220:35:26

That means, up here, you have a lot of space to use if you wanted to.

0:35:260:35:31

-Now, Jamie mentioned the growing family thing.

-Yes, yes.

0:35:310:35:35

Is this potentially, if you were to buy something like this,

0:35:350:35:38

somewhere you could foresee yourself being in five or ten years?

0:35:380:35:41

Yeah, we'd probably stay here for at least five years.

0:35:410:35:44

-So that means you might need a little bit more space?

-Yeah, definitely.

0:35:440:35:49

So, if Mark's still here, if he hasn't flown the nest by them, there is a possibility...

0:35:490:35:54

-We could go up...

-You could go up into the loft.

0:35:540:35:57

With the cost of that, you are looking about £15,000 to £20,000.

0:35:570:36:01

It does mean you'd have to lose some of this space as you'd need stairs.

0:36:010:36:05

You can't keep hoicking that down and putting a ladder up!

0:36:050:36:09

We are talking about £15,000, because of building regulations, all the work that needs to be done.

0:36:090:36:15

But have we left you enough money to play with?

0:36:150:36:18

It depends really on the price of the house and, obviously, because

0:36:180:36:22

we'd stay here for a while, it will be something worth doing.

0:36:220:36:25

If you weren't going to stay here, then, it wouldn't.

0:36:250:36:28

D'you want to play guess the price?

0:36:280:36:30

-Yes, definitely.

-Let's find the others.

0:36:300:36:33

-So then, what did you think of this mild card?

-I liked it.

0:36:330:36:36

I really liked it. Of course, you've got to see behind the decor and the carpet. And it's very nice.

0:36:360:36:41

It's a very clean house, isn't it? You could see potential in it.

0:36:410:36:45

And would you keep it clean as well, Melissa?

0:36:450:36:48

-Yes, I'd try. Is Jamie very clean around the house?

-Very clean.

0:36:480:36:51

-You're not too bad. your brother's a bit of a nightmare

-OK. It's lovely.

0:36:510:36:55

I think maybe Jamie likes it more than you, do you think, Melissa?

0:36:550:36:59

-I think he does.

-Possibly.

0:36:590:37:01

I think it might be a bit too much work.

0:37:010:37:03

Well, when you find out what the price is, maybe...

0:37:030:37:07

-It might change my mind.

-OK.

0:37:070:37:10

Maximum budget £180,000. That's what we're saying, isn't it?

0:37:100:37:13

I think this one's possibly about 170, I think.

0:37:130:37:17

-170?

-I thought about 175.

-175?

0:37:170:37:21

-It's 1-1 at the moment, isn't it?

-Yeah.

0:37:210:37:24

Melissa, you're closest. It is a victory to you.

0:37:240:37:28

-Woo!

-Jamie, commiserations. It has only just come on the market.

0:37:280:37:33

The actual price is £184,950.

0:37:330:37:36

With the property just coming on the market, that could mean that they are testing the water.

0:37:360:37:42

You may be realistic with what you've guessed as a price for it.

0:37:420:37:46

There is a lot of negotiation to be had.

0:37:460:37:49

That is the price. You may be able to get it for your price.

0:37:490:37:52

That is why we showed you something a bit over your budget.

0:37:520:37:55

You now have to head off and make the biggest decision of your adult lives about which one to test drive.

0:37:550:38:00

-We will see you later.

-Good luck.

-Bye.

0:38:000:38:03

While they do that, here's a quick reminder for you at home.

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First, there was my property, the Heybridge. Three great bedrooms, a great, huge kitchen diner.

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How could they resist it for £189,950?

0:38:130:38:18

Not so fast, Ed.

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Don't forget there was my three-bedroom, semi-detached place

0:38:200:38:23

which, unlike your property, was situated in CV5

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and on the market for just...

0:38:280:38:31

Fair cop, it was in CV5, as was today's mild card.

0:38:320:38:37

Buckets of space and a huge carport and garage, which I think might swing it for Jamie.

0:38:370:38:42

But will the price tag put them off?

0:38:420:38:46

Jamie and Melissa, you didn't pick Rani's property, which has surprised us all.

0:38:490:38:53

You went for the only house today that had a name.

0:38:530:38:56

-And that name, of course, is...

-Heybridge.

-The Heybridge.

0:38:560:38:59

And what a great place. Can I firstly say why?

0:38:590:39:01

Too much work on the third one that we looked at - the wild card.

0:39:010:39:06

You did like that one, though.

0:39:060:39:08

We liked that, yeah. The second one, we didn't like at all.

0:39:080:39:12

-This one, you just walk in and it's got the wow factor.

-OK.

0:39:120:39:15

We had our mystery To Buy Or Not To Buy surveyor come round and give it a thorough once-over.

0:39:150:39:20

It isn't legally-binding but it's a good heads up as to what you can expect.

0:39:200:39:25

And you would think, a brand-new house, would there be anything to say about it?

0:39:250:39:29

-You wouldn't think so, would you?

-You wouldn't think so, but actually, there was.

0:39:290:39:33

There was a couple of things he mentioned.

0:39:330:39:34

The first thing was, as we talked about earlier on,

0:39:340:39:38

it was built on an industrial site.

0:39:380:39:41

Out the back, the drainage isn't great.

0:39:410:39:43

There is nowhere naturally for the water to go and the grass is becoming very cloggy.

0:39:430:39:49

There's a lot of water there. It's very flat.

0:39:490:39:52

-You would need to get that improved if you went ahead with buying this place.

-Yeah.

0:39:520:39:56

-That's not a good thing.

-No.

0:39:560:39:59

If you look at the windows, you can see that there's gaps.

0:39:590:40:02

They shouldn't be there and should be filled.

0:40:020:40:04

The house will be, in theory, guaranteed under the NHBC.

0:40:040:40:08

You can see it as a negative or a positive because you've got a brand-new house.

0:40:080:40:12

You could, therefore, with all these things, have a bit more room to negotiate.

0:40:120:40:17

The house still does have the wow factor on the inside.

0:40:170:40:20

It is a cracking house. We'll see you later.

0:40:200:40:22

-We've got a bit of time, what do you want to do?

-Grab a cup of tea.

0:40:220:40:25

-What are you cooking me for tea?

-I'm cooking you a nice shepherd's pie, babe.

-That'll be nice.

0:40:280:40:32

I'm going to the wedding dress shop in a minute.

0:40:320:40:34

-It'll be all ready for you when you get back.

-OK.

0:40:340:40:37

-Right then, bye.

-See you later, babe.

0:40:370:40:39

That bodes well, practising for days of wedded bliss ahead.

0:40:390:40:43

It looks like every day will be a heyday in the Heybridge, Ed.

0:40:430:40:46

I'm not so sure, Rani. It looks like Melissa has left Jamie to it to try on wedding dresses.

0:40:460:40:51

She's like Chris de Burgh's Lady In Red.

0:40:510:40:54

Forget dresses, Ed, Jamie's cooking.

0:40:540:40:57

And I'm loving the aubergine number.

0:40:570:41:00

She's like Chris de Burgh's Lady In Aubergine.

0:41:000:41:02

Aubergine, that would be good in a shepherd's pie.

0:41:020:41:05

Rani, can you stop thinking about your stomach for just one minute and look at Melissa.

0:41:050:41:09

She's like Chris de Burgh's Lady In Cream.

0:41:090:41:12

Yes, cream goes well in mashed potato. That would be good on top of the shepherd's pie.

0:41:120:41:16

No, I'm sorry, yes, Melissa looks great in that dress.

0:41:160:41:18

But I've got to say, Jamie's shepherd's pie. That looks delicious.

0:41:180:41:23

-Here you are, babe.

-Looks very nice.

0:41:230:41:25

Cheers.

0:41:250:41:26

So you've had time to spend in the house.

0:41:280:41:32

You've come back and you've seen it.

0:41:320:41:34

You've had a sniff about, you know all the information about it.

0:41:340:41:38

-Have you found any other problems? Do you still like it as much as you think?

-We like the interior.

0:41:380:41:42

We like the inside of the house but there are problems on the outside,

0:41:420:41:45

especially with the drainage system, which is waterlogged.

0:41:450:41:48

Would that put you off? It is remediable, you could sort that out.

0:41:480:41:52

-What about the area?

-Yeah, the area is good.

0:41:520:41:55

The house is good, good location. It's got a lot of positives.

0:41:550:41:59

I still like it.

0:41:590:42:00

-So you still like it a lot, then?

-Yeah.

0:42:000:42:04

Well, the question is, then - the Heybridge - to buy or not to buy?

0:42:040:42:09

I think we are going to have a serious think about it and

0:42:090:42:13

come back and see it again, see what we can get them down on, price-wise.

0:42:130:42:17

It's all about negotiation, I think. And what they can do with the exterior and garden

0:42:170:42:21

-and how they can put it right.

-I don't want to blow our own trumpet

0:42:210:42:24

but, because you've had this non- legally binding heads up survey,

0:42:240:42:28

you've got the information before you'd commit money to it anyway.

0:42:280:42:31

-So you're in a good position.

-Yes, we are.

0:42:310:42:33

So it is a serious contender. And you're not in any way tempted to go back to Rani's property?

0:42:330:42:38

-No.

-Seriously, if you want to, I can take you there now.

0:42:380:42:41

-No?

-No, we're fine! We'll leave it for someone else.

0:42:410:42:44

Then, I think we should leave. I'll pat you on the back on the way out.

0:42:440:42:47

-Thank you very much. See you soon.

-Thank you.

0:42:470:42:50

Bye-bye.

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