It was a case of Bellway to the ‘rescue’ at its The Limes development in Crossgates, after a Leeds family had the sale on their existing property fall through, just days after they had put down a deposit for their new home.
Janine Smith and her husband Steven, thought they had sold their three bedroom semi-detached home and after some good old house-hunting discovered a four bedroom detached property at The Limes, which was just up their street.
But no sooner had they paid a deposit and begun packing, the buyer of their home decided not to go ahead with the purchase of their home, forcing the Smiths into a state of panic.
Moving house is one of the most stressful things people do in their lives but it still came as a complete shock when the Smith’s deal fell through at the very last minute.
It left the couple in a considerable amount of difficulty, not to mention the possibility of being several thousand pounds out of pocket, as they had already put down a deposit on their new dream home.
Luckily, disaster was averted, thanks to a little bit of quick thinking from a Bellway sales advisor with a heart of gold.
Janine, a teacher at a local primary school, explained how the situation left them in a state of shock.
She said: “Obviously this really threw us – we were all ready to move and it seemed our dream had been cut short and our deposit money lost.”
Luckily, Bellway’s sales advisor for the development, Linda Wray, stepped in to help, offering the couple, who have three daughters, with an even better offer than they had previously.
“Moving house is a stressful event at the best of times, so we had to sympathise with the Smiths when the sale of their home fell through.
“To help combat the problem, save their deposit money and keep things moving, we offered them a part exchange deal, which meant they were then able to buy an even better Bellway home than first planned!”
The Smiths, who bought a four bedroom detached home at The Limes, which features large family spaces, a kitchen/ diner with French doors leading onto the garden and a garage, moved into their new home within six weeks of the deal.
“We cannot praise Bellway and Linda enough – they rescued us!
“We are living in our dream home and it’s all thanks to them.”
“The staff made sure things ran as smoothly and quickly as possible, – and helped turned disaster into delight.”
An ideal development for families, The Limes is located just off Manston Lane in Crossgates. It is within easy reach of both Leeds city centre, and the numerous local facilities in Crossgates, which include schools, The Arndale Shopping Centre, a host of high street retailers, Colton Retail Park and the new upcoming Thorpe Park project.
For further details about the event, or to find out more about The Limes call Bellway on or visit www.bellway.co.uk.