P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:18:16       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  You would have thought they'd have learnt by now - but wildly inaccurate budgets and delusions of DIY grandeur are still mistakes being made by the newbie property developers on Property Ladder. "They're a mixed batch," says Property Ladder's presenter Sarah Beeny. "People still come in with the idea of property development being a get-rich- quick scheme - but it really isn't." ——————————————————————————————————1/9—— by Adam Phillips BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:18:19       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  !There has been a progression with the property developers featured over the four series," reckons Property Ladder's Sarah Beeny. She believes that when the series first started, new developers made the house appeal to their own tastes — but not those of the potential market. "But while they have moved on from that mindset recently, another set of problems has become apparent." ——————————————————————————————————2/9—— Sport on 4 430 TV soaps so far 118 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:15:27       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  The main problem Sarah Beeny has noticed in her latest series of Property Ladder is that first-time developers are still underestimating, well, pretty much everything. "They are underestimating how long it takes to do a project or the size of the budget they'll need," Sarah says. "I reckon it happens bec!use they see a house being modernised in an hour on TV and it makes the process look easy!" ——————————————————————————————————3/9—— Richard & Judy 454 Gig guide 360-3 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:16:11       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  While Property Ladder continues to be a hit, could potential property developers be put off by the rumours of an unstable housing market? "Look, the market isn't as hyped as it used to be," says presenter Sarah Beeny. "Unless interest rates rise, it's extremely unlikely there will be a dip in the market though. "The heat is off the market - but it's not actually dropped." ——————————————————————————————————4/9—— Hollyoaks 473 Night clubs 365-6 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:16:19       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  Property Ladder's Sarah Beeny believes that the current housing market is good for everyone - developers and home auyers alike. "People were asking ridiculously high prices for their properties — and not getting them," she states. "Now prices are more realistic so it's better for everyone. Boom property prices don't help anyone — not even owners." ——————————————————————————————————5/9—— Latest films 460 Helplines 405 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:16:12       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVITY'  Property Ladder's Sarah Beeny says the state of the housing market still offers opportunity for developers. "Just make sure you do your research," she says. "Developers need to make sure their profit margin and their contingency are intact so they can weather market movement." And as for good old fashioned home buyers, well, she believes that they should just go for it... ——————————————————————————————————6/9—— channel4guide@teletext.co.uk BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:17:21       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  "Look, just buy a home that you can afford or you could get stung while waiting," says Property Ladder's Sarah Beeny to any potential home buyers concerned about the housing market. "In the past, I've known people who thought the market was going to drop so sold up and then waited to buy more for less later. "And now they can't even afford to buy their old houses back." ——————————————————————————————————7/9—— Latest sport on Channel 4 430 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:17:24       ———————————————————————————————  BEENY COUNTS COST OF 'NAIVETY'  Property Ladder's Sarah Beeny is so confident about the housing market being in good shape that she's already looking round for budding developers eor the next series of the show. "It would be nice to cover areas where we haven't been like Kent or West Sussex," says Sarah. "And the more unusual the property and its space, the better — it's much more challenging!" Property Ladder, 8pm, Wednesdays ——————————————————————————————————8/9—— Today on Channel 4 Guide 400 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus
P417 Teletext on 4 417 Dec11 23:17:17       ———————————————————————————————  TAKE PART IN PROPERTY LADDER  Want to be on TV? If so, Sarah Beeny's hit prime time show Property Ladder is back on Channel 4 and the search is on for budding property developers. Are you planning to develop a property for profit? Have you got strong ideas and plans about what you want to do with your property? If so, then Beeny and co want to hear from you. all on 01494 733 610 or e-mail at propertyladder@talkbackthames.tv ——————————————————————————————————9/9—— Channel 4 News 425 BACK A WINNER WITH RACING NEWS p550 Home Swap TV today T4 TV Plus