Two participants were released latest news The newspaper wrote that he was contacted to raise problems regarding the film makers' working methods. Subsequent investigation into HLN Highlight several pain points.
For example, a chartered architect, as an independent expert, says: Bought blind-Huizen estimated that some defects in some homes were so noticeable that the home builders should have noticed them, but intentionally did not address them. Furthermore, the interior architect in question does not have the correct certifications and is not at all authorized to act as a building promoter.
In addition, participants criticized the way expenses are tracked. Bills were paid during the recordings via an agent account managed by internal experts. However, participants allegedly did not receive invoices until months after delivery and without any explanation. In addition, some invoices did not include all the details or contained incorrect information, such as costs for work that was not completed.
Furthermore, the program's creators are said to have systematically downplayed problems and not provided sufficient information about homes, even after repeated questions. “At the end of the story you feel cheated,” says one participant who contributed anonymously. HLN to attest. Another buyer, whose house had a damp problem, said: “It bothers me how poorly the work was carried out by the contractor, who is acting at the direction of the contractor. Bought blind-Experts. It has been renovated to the standards of the last 40 years.
The final sticking point for participants is that they risk a fine of up to 50,000 euros if they reveal details about their participation. This stipulates the confidentiality contract they entered into with Banijay, the production company behind the show. Their contractual obligation of confidentiality applies “for a period of 10 years or so after the first broadcast date of the entire series of episodes in which the candidates participated,” the report said. HLNwho viewed the document.
Isabel Dames, managing director of Banijay, denies the accusations. “We deeply regret that there is an absolute minority – only 5 out of a total of 36 Bought blind“The families — they view their participation with mixed feelings,” Dames said in a written response. “We pride ourselves on being friendly during the works and after delivery and on taking a constructive approach. This is therefore a very one-sided representation and, moreover, an incorrect representation of the facts.
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