Before-and-After Makeovers From The Unsellables
Amazing makeovers from home pros get these places market ready.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionThe large furniture pieces and amount of clutter make this bedroom look smaller than it is, and the exposed pipe in the corner creates a cold, industrial feel.
Frank and Amy's two-bedroom bungalow has been on the market for two months, and despite a reasonable list price, they haven't received a single offer. They can't understand what's wrong, but real estate expert and host Sofie Allsopp knows what the problem is at first glance; the house is cluttered with personal mementos, the two bedrooms are stuffed with children's toys, and Mom and Dad are sleeping on a futon on the basement floor. These are all major turnoffs for potential buyers, she says.