Neverending sales pitch! 'Singing estate agent' pays tribute to eighties cult classic in bid to sell house

24 March 2023, 12:54 | Updated: 24 March 2023, 15:57

The property was listed with an unconventional video to promote the features of the house.
The property was listed with an unconventional video to promote the features of the house. Picture: Google Maps

By Jenny Medlicott

A Rightmove listing for a house in Bedfordshire where the seller showcases her home to the tune of the eighties hit 'Never Ending Story' has become an online sensation.

Claire Cossey, who started her own estate agency near Leighton Buzzard in Bedfordshire in 2020, listed the Leighton Buzzard property with all the usual details, but added a music video with her detailing the house's features in her own take on the Limahl synth classic.

Priced at £700,000, the house contains five bedrooms, three bathrooms, as well as space for a dog-grooming business, which the owner appears to currently run.

Claire opens the song: "This old house, there is so much to see. Living room, all covered with these beams."

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Estate agents parody Limahl's 'Never Ending Story' to sell house

She goes on to detail the house's various amenities to the continued tune of the song throughout the three video extravaganza, that took her 10 hours to edit.

"Air source heat pump fitted, and solar panels too, with its own small business, there is so much you can do, the never ending property," she sings.

Limahl's song found a new lease of life in recent years after it was used in Netflix show, Stranger Things, in 2019 – but this adaptation has taken social media users by surprise.

But some people were more focused on the house's valuation, saying they believe it is overpriced due to how close it is to the A5.

One social media user said: "This RightMove ad —— a work of art, can't be improved, perfection."

But another slammed the video, saying: "This is the worst thing I’ve ever seen. Not sure about the ‘never ending property’. More like the never ending video tour…".

But putting public opinion of the song itself aside, one Twitter user said: "The internet laughing at that lady selling her house with a song about the 'never ending property' meanwhile she's getting more advertising than she could ever have imagined. Clever lady."