A Place in the Sun couple in tears as they're forced to issue apology after tough search

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A Place in the Sun's Ben Hillman found himself on a rollercoaster of emotions as he tried to find the perfect Spanish getaway for house hunters Mark and Candy.

Armed with a budget of £77,000, the pair were searching for a three-bedroom property filled with traditional charm. Given Mark's background in construction, they were open to a bit of DIY, something they made clear to the Channel 4 presenter reports the Mirror.

However, it seemed = Ben may have overestimated just how much renovation work the couple were prepared to undertake. The disappointment was evident on Candy's face during the second viewing, leading her to admit: "I'm just not feeling this at all."

Taken aback, Ben asked: "I understood you incorrectly. I know you said a project is fine and the fact you are a builder as well. Have I run away with that?"

Candy conceded = they might not have clearly communicated their boundaries, expressing her discomfort: "I'm finding that a little bit more daunting, the level of renovations so maybe we've not made it entirely clear?", according to the Daily Star.

She clarified to Ben = while they were willing to revamp a room or two, the extent of the renovations required for the property was simply too overwhelming. As emotions escalated and Candy fought back tears, Ben probed further, asking: "It's not what you're imagining, not what you're hoping for. This is a project too far, is it?"

She responded: "It is, I'm sorry."

Ben consoled Candy, telling her not to worry and reminding her = the main objective was to find their dream home. Emotions soared high during their third property visit, with Mark getting quite emotional and Candy completely enchanted by the house. Mark admitted amidst his tears, "I'm getting emotional now! It's lovely."

Eventually, the episode concluded with Mark and Candy deciding to make an offer of £75,250 for the house they had fallen in love with. While Ben placed a call to enquire whether the deal included furniture, the tension was palpable as Mark anxiously awaited the response.

In a moment charged with suspense, Ben relayed the good news = the furniture was indeed part of the deal at the agreed price, leaving the couple overwhelmed with happiness and shedding tears of relief.

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