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amylou Thu 21-Apr-05 10:52:57

Did any one watch it last night... I had to nip upstairs towards the end and when I came back to watch it.. the couple had lost the farmhouse and money?? what happened.. why did they lose some money?? how much was it?
thanks - just curious!

noddyholder Thu 21-Apr-05 10:55:36

they lost the 5% deposit as their sale in england fell through and the quotes for renovation came in ay 300000 pounds!they just couldn't afford it

NomDePlume Thu 21-Apr-05 10:55:48

I didn't see it. Normally I love it but I caught the trailer for it and also the last 5 mins and the couple looked like a right pair of PITA, glad I missed it.

throckenholt Thu 21-Apr-05 10:57:51

I think it was about £5000 they lost.

They pulled out because the renovation quote was huge. But then their house sale also fell through so they would have had to pull out anyway.

noddyholder Thu 21-Apr-05 10:58:50

NDP they were a pain they had big ideas but not enough money much like the rest of us!Was even more put off them as dp thought she was foxy(his words) he is getting no sex for at least a month for that!

NomDePlume Thu 21-Apr-05 10:59:56

foxy ???? She had the stringiest over processed too long blonde hair I've ever seen. Nasty

snafu Thu 21-Apr-05 11:01:05

He was okay, bit dull - she came across as a right dizzy mare and seemed to be expecting to get some fabulous chateau for her £100K... [rolls eyes]

NomDePlume Thu 21-Apr-05 11:01:17

I reckon that range in your kitchen is plenty big enough to shove DP into, noddy . Bring him to his senses !

blessima Thu 21-Apr-05 11:01:35

and really badly applied lipstick/liner!!

noddyholder Thu 21-Apr-05 11:03:35

thanks everyone I started a rant about how her hair looked like candy floss blah blah but probably just looked like a bitter old bag!Men have no taste still trying to figure out what he saw in her Hope to god she's not a mumsnetter

LIZS Thu 21-Apr-05 11:03:42

They lost £5k. Apparently in France there is a cooling off period between having the offer acepted and signing contacts with deposit. They should have got a builder's quote in the intervening period (10 days) so that they had an option to pull out at no cost but instead they went back to work, returned to France to sign contracts then got a quote of over 300k euros which they couldn't afford obviously. So they pulled out forfeiting their 5k deposit. Then the sale of their own house fell through so they would n't have been able to proceed anyway.

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