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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.
With builder Youseff and his team juggling several projects at the same time, frustrations boil over with young parents Ezzy and Mouna desperate to move into their new home. Without a kitchen or bathroom, Ibby faces the prospect that she may not be set up in her bargain home before her baby's due date, and Debbie and Ste rush to meet their council deadline in just a week's time.
Ibby's baby makes an appearance, but getting the home finished with a newborn isn't easy. Sarah and Ste are 10 months into their renovation when a problem with the gas supply threatens to derail them, and in an attempt to tackle anti-social behaviour on the streets, Victoria and other ú1 house residents organise a Webster Triangle football team.
Ibby has just days to go until her council inspection, but without a fitted kitchen and a long list of other jobs still for builder Yousef to complete, will she achieve her dream of finally owning her own home? John is left to try and finish his house on his own when Rob goes on holiday to France, moving day has finally arrived for Debbie and Ste, and Mel and Rob finally see progress on their street.
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