Charlie and Maureen are ready to move to a smaller place now that four of their seven kids are off to college, but their current home has two decades of their own family written all over it. The Designed to Sell team plans to depersonalize the space and play up the positive features so buyers can imagine their own family in the home.
Bill and Ellen's home is almost ready for the market, but almost doesn't cut it with today's buyers. The Designed to Sell team finishes what Bill and Ellen started by creating a stylish family room, a sophisticated master bedroom and a backyard full of value and appeal.
Chelsey and Jotam want to cash in their condo so she can go to pastry school, but the confusing layout and DIY gone-wrong bathroom are going to scare buyers away. The Designed to Sell team uses staging tricks to make the living room more up-to-date, and they replace Jotam's sub-par bathroom improvements with top of the line features.
Newlyweds Steve and Kenzie desperately need a bigger place. Stuffing two households into Kenzie's small loft just isn't working. Problem is, it won't work for buyers either. Good thing the Designed to Sell team is ready to put its $2000 budget to good use updating the dated kitchen and replacing clutter with style in the dining room and bedroom.
Matt wants a place closer to the lake, but the bachelor pad decor in his current condo won't appeal to many buyers. Luckily, the Designed to Sell team is ready to add function and style to the living and dining rooms, while also making the kitchen look like a contemporary masterpiece - all for just $2000.
With a toddler and another baby on the way, Daniel and Nax's one-bedroom condo will no longer do. The Designed to Sell team uses its $2000 budget to add stylish storage and play up the condo's wonderful vintage features in the hopes that this couple will soon be on the road to a new place.
Tom and Rachel have to sell Tom's grandmother's house, but the decor is decidedly granny. The Designed to Sell team is ready to add traditional, yet up-to-date style to the living room, dining room and master bedroom to capture a buyer for this house.
Reno and Geno are ready to sell the home they've lived in for 17 years, but standing in the way is a serious case of the blahs. The couple has removed so much of their belongings out in preparation to sell that the house has no personality. The Designed to Sell team uses color and inexpensive design details to liven up the space up to get these homeowners off to their new condo.
Mark and Caroline want to buy the home that Mark grew up in, but first they have to sell their current place which is bursting at the seams. To add to its problems, there is virtually no storage space. Designer Monica Pedersen's plan is to build permanent storage solutions and add stylish sophistication to the master bedroom and basement.
Ligy and Jerry have one child and another on the way, and their starter house just isn't working for them anymore. Unfortunately, the home's sterile appearance and dated kitchen won't work for buyers either. The Designed to Sell team livens up the dining room with a beautiful built-in feature, spice up the kitchen with some inexpensive details and soften up the guest room with paint and fabric.