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HOMES UNDERTHE HAMMER 10AM WEEKDAYS BBC1 TOBUYORNOTTOBUY 11AM WEEKDAYS BBC1 GOOD BID GOOD BUY 2PM WEEKDAYS ITV ITV takes on the Beeb’s stalwart, Homes Under the Hammer, with their “buying properties at auction” daily. Presenters and property experts Claire Reid and Michael Holmes follow rival bidders through the auction process, then accompany the winners into what they hope will become their dream home. THE UNSELLABLES 10PM MON 7 REALESTATETV On Sky’s Channels 273 & 274, Kirstie’s little sister Sofie (below) hosts a Canadian show, helping desperate homeowners to prepare their unsightly properties for sale – confronting clutter and questionable taste in the process. LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION 8PM WED 9 CHANNEL4 Kirstie and Phil are searching and revisiting this week. In Carlisle, Sheila needs to downsize from her family home – although she might need to downsize her family first as her son Chris has nowhere else to go. The revisit is to Bath where a fussy couple pushed our conscientious presenters into showing them a house which wasn’t even on the open market. Phil’s back to find out what happened next. KIRSTIE AND PHIL’S PROPERTY GUIDE 9PM WED 9 MORE4 THE PROPERTY LIST 8PM THURS 10 FIVE The hunt is on for the 10 best places in which to buy period property – and contemplates Brighton’s regency splendour and the market town of Ludlow along the way. APLACE INTHE SUN: HOME ORAWAY 8PM FRI 11 CHANNEL4 If you’re in search of at least four acres to ride motorbikes around, a family home for two teenage sons and you have £400,000, would you choose Somerset or a 19-acre farmhouse in France’s Haute-Garonne?