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PUBLISHED: 15:30 15 May 2008 | UPDATED: 14:48 25 August 2010

WITH the sub-prime mortgage crisis slowing down the housing market, estate agents have to be inventive in reinvigorating the market. Case study one: the house of a comedian who has been dead for 16 years.

WITH the sub-prime mortgage crisis slowing down the housing market, estate agents have to be inventive in reinvigorating the market.

Case study one: the house of a comedian who has been dead for 16 years.

The former home of Eltham comic Frankie Howerd (pictured), near Axbridge, Somerset, is being sold for £800,000.

But throw in more than 4,000 items of memorabilia, including his toupee, false teeth and photographs, and stick on an extra £600,000. Genius.


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