A Place in the Sun’s Jasmine Harman stunned by couple’s very ‘cheeky’ stunt – and it doesn’t go to plan
A PLACE in the Sun’s Jasmine Harman was left stunned by a pair’s very “cheeky” current as they regarded for his or her dream journey dwelling.
The Channel 4 host met with retired couple Pauline and Peter as they appeared for a property in Lanzarote to share with their 15 grandchildren.
Jasmine, 45, bought to work on the lookout for a spacious journey dwelling to match Pauline and Peter’s pointers of wishes inside a modest funds of £350,000.
The couple, who met in Lanzarote and spend seven months of the 12 months there, have been hoping to protect there completely in the event that they discovered the right place.
Their pointers of requires included a minimal of three bedrooms, two loos and a private pool – in addition to exterior residence.
Jasmine started by taking them to a semi-detached villa, which was over funds by £10,000 nonetheless met all of their requires.
Sadly, the couple weren’t instantly impressed as Pauline educated the expert that the dwelling was “OK” as they insisted they wished a indifferent property.
But they admitted they beloved the massive dimension of the rooms, considerably the lounge which had satisfactory residence for “an extra apartment”.
The second dwelling furthermore did not match up to expectations as Pauline and Peter felt that the most important bed room was too small for them.
The third property – which was beneath funds at £330,000 – obtained proper right here with a private pool, nonetheless equally left them unimpressed.
Pauline acknowledged how “outdated” it appeared in distinction to the first property, which was turning into “difficult to beat”.
After viewing two additional villas, Pauline and Peter have been nonetheless eager to put in a proposal on the first villa and strive their luck.
But Jasmine was left shocked when the couple cheekily instructed that they may current £50,000 lower than the asking value.
“We want to make a cheeky offer,” Peter talked about, to which a shocked Jasmine shortly replied: “Oh, how cheeky?”
“£315,000,” Peter replied. “I know that is a significant amount of money less than being asked by let’s use that as the starting point.”
Jasmine put in the current to the brokers, who shortly obtained proper right here as soon as extra that it had been rejected by the present proprietor of the property.
The couple negotiated as soon as extra and forth with the proprietor till they obtained proper right here to an settlement – settling at a value of £349,000.
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