RTÉ Two, Monday 30 January 2012, 9.30pm
With thousands of used cars flooding the Irish market in recent years, Merlin Car Auctions have enjoyed pole position as kings of the tyre kickers. Their laugh a minute and energetic approach to car auctions has escalated them to the most successful car auction house in Ireland, but with the liquidation car pool drying up, our modern day Trotters have set their sites on bigger game... they're about to try their hands where so many have failed before. in property!
With their first ever property fire sale set for 8 weeks time, do they really know what lies ahead, or will their dreams of property success be hammered before they get off the block? This one hour documentary follows our likely lads, on a candid, access all areas journey to their first ever property auction.
Meet Dave, MD of the Merlin Group one of Deloitte's best managed companies of the year. At just 29, new dad Dave's locker room, laugh a minute approach keeps everyone on their toes, countered only by best mate,sSales director and bronzed bachelor Ed. 30-year-old Ed, lives with his single mates, and heads up the car sales division.
But with no expertise in property, the Dave and Ed double act will need a new musketeer, in the form of pretty property pro and big sister Lisa, headhunted by Dave to drive their new property business, Ed for the first time will have to share the limelight.