Next Episode of The £1 Houses: Britain's Cheapest Street is
Season 2 / Episode 5 and airs on 22 July 2019 19:30
Liverpool City Council are selling off derelict houses - for just £1 each. But is this the dream scenario that it appears to be? The houses haven't been touched for 10 years, and the buyers must invest their own cash to renovate them, which is at least £40k. If the work is not completed within 12 months, the council can take the houses back, with no compensation.The Wavertree area is renowned locally for crime, drugs and anti-social behaviour. The newcomers are relying on each other to build a solid community from scratch. This series, filmed over two and a half years, captures the highs and the lows of the people who are gambling their savings to step onto the property ladder and trying to achieve ordinary dreams in extraordinary circumstances.
The return of the programme following people in Liverpool who transformed derelict houses bought for just £1, catching up with those now living in their homes. Debbie and Ste are planning their dream kitchen, but become worried about a fire in a neighbouring property, while childhood sweethearts Mel and Rob are questioning their decision after a year of living in a nearly empty street.
Debbie and Ste's plans for their dream kitchen are threatened when they realise the back end of the house is subsiding, while a frightened Victoria is forced to call 999 when kids start setting off fireworks horizontally down the street. With her builder juggling multiple jobs and her windows delayed, Ibby worries the house won't be ready before her baby arrives. Documentary following people in Liverpool as they transform derelict houses bought for just £1, gambling their savings to step onto the property ladder.
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