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.
The Designed to Sell team helps a couple get their yard cleaned up before their open house.
Neutral wall colors and coordinating furniture are sure to help this couple receive top dollar for their split-level home.(7 photos)
The Designed to Sell take the dingy and dull out of a colonial-style home making it ready for a profitable sale.(6 photos)