Antique to Chic
Karen and Baron Burems seek help selling their 100-year-old home.
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Karen and Baron Burems are ready to leave the hectic city life and their 1905 Plantation-style house for a quiet community better suited for children. Problem is their house is in no shape for selling, and they don't know where to begin getting it ready to put on the market. That's where the Designed to Sell team comes into the picture. Armed with $2,000 and a whole lot of expertise, they eagerly take on the challenge.
First up is the blunt advice of real estate expert Shannon Freeman, who is immediately struck by the seemingly lifeless but huge wraparound porch. Though a wonderful asset, it needs to be livened up with some fresh flowers or plants.
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The Designed to Sell experts transform a dull and dated home into a cozy retreat that is sure to turn a quick sale.(5 photos)