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Coronation Street fans in disbelief at price of Ken Barlow’s house

A number of shocked Coronation Street fans have been left in disbelief after discovering character Ken Barlow’s house is up on the market for £120,000.

A quantity of viewers reacted with shock final evening (Monday February 24 2020) after discovering out the asking price of Ken’s three-bedroom pad at No.1 Coronation Street, Weatherfield, a fictional city in Larger Manchester, after he determined to begin a brand new life at Nonetheless Waters Luxurious retirement advanced.

No.1 Coronation Street is price £120,000 (Credit score: ITV Hub)

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Ken’s daughter Tracy Barlow is eager to buy the property, however solely desires to stump up £105,000.

Viewers went on to Twitter to precise their disbelief.

Nevertheless two property brokers, who’re consultants on properties in Manchester, confirmed that £120,000 for a 3 bed room house is just not uncommon for that space.

Property agent Antony Waring, who works for YOPA Property Restricted mentioned: “Early 20th Century terraced homes like Ken’s have gotten an increasing number of fascinating across the Manchester space, notably with first time consumers and buyers.

“For first time consumers they’re an inexpensive step onto the housing ladder – £120,000 – £140,000 is about proper – and buyers can generate a wholesome yield return by renting them out to younger {couples} and households.

“With such a excessive demand for this kind of property they have a tendency to get snapped up rapidly and infrequently for greater than the marketed price!”

Ken put his house available on the market so he may transfer to a retirement dwelling (Credit score: ITV)

One other property agent, Ian Barber, added: “Presently Salford in specific is in excessive demand as a consequence of its a few years of low costs and now instructions superb rents which in flip equals excessive yields.

“This space is barely a brief drive to Manchester metropolis centre, Media Metropolis and Salford Quays. Additionally the introduction of Metrolink to some elements has elevated the attraction.”

£120,000 for Ken Barlow’s house on Coronation Street?

Though Ken is promoting No.1, Invoice Roache, who performs him, lately confirmed he is not leaving the cleaning soap after Ken appeared to say goodbye to the cobbles in the present’s 10,000th episode.

He defined: “It is a massive determination for Ken however in some methods he thinks it’s now or by no means.

“He has lived on the identical road his entire life and in the identical house for many of it. He feels that he had an opportunity to maneuver away with Martha on the barge however he let her go. Half of him regretted that. He would not need to make the identical mistake once more and Claudia may be very persuasive.

Ken has lived in No.1 for a few years (Credit score: ITV)

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Invoice has performed Ken because the present’s first episode on December 9, 1960 and the Guinness World Information named him the longest-serving male tv star in a steady position.

Had been you shocked by the price of Ken’s house?

Coronation Street airs on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7.30pm and eight.30pm on ITV.

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