2021 10 18 17 00
Jerry and Sally are eager to move their three kids in time for the new school year but their unsellable home is holding them back and time is running out. The house has already been on the market for ten months without a single offer. Property expert Sofie Allsopp says the home’s floral themed granny décor, lackluster DIY projects and oversize TV are turning buyers off. And she’s determined to bring the house up to date and give it the professional polish it so desperately needs.
2021 10 18 17 30
With two active children, Kendal and Aaron have outgrown their three-bedroom townhouse. And although they’re desperate to move before Aaron heads overseas on a tour of duty, the home has been on the market for two whole years and they’re still waiting for a buyer! Property expert Sofie Allsopp steps in with a plan to transform the overgrown family property into a contemporary home for young professionals. And she gets the entire family involved in revamping the overcrowded interiors, over-the-top wall colors and charm-free living room.
2021 10 19 17 00
Sun, Surf & Selling
Patti and Ralph have lived in their family beach house ever since he built it 20 years ago. And not much has changed, including the outdated décor and some of the flaws that come with DIY territory. With their first child already in college and the three others quickly catching up, the couple is shifting their focus and need to downsize for the future. So now it’s up to property expert Sofie Allsopp to revamp this dated beach house before it languishes on the market for yet another year.
2021 10 19 17 30
After three years on the market, Tommy and Heather have just about given up on selling their country house. But with a new baby on the way, it’s definitely time to move on. A beautiful property with sensational curb appeal, the home has attracted plenty of potential buyers. But that’s where the allure ends because once inside, the cluttered interiors, oversize furniture and loads of unfinished projects are turning them off. Property expert Sofie Allsopp steps in with a plan and is determined to work real estate magic by bringing modern style to this old country home.
2021 10 20 17 00
Hoping to move before the start of the school year, artists Petra and Patrick are desperate to sell their stately Victorian home in Savannah, Georgia. But after seven months on the market, they’ve had no luck. While the gracious four-bedroom property features loads of curb appeal and period details, the creepy décor is turning buyers off. Property expert Sofie Allsopp explains the taxidermy, decapitated dolls, and dreary colour scheme have got to go. With a neutral design plan that’s designed to impress, she gets the entire family involved in a major overhaul that includes a whitewash and custom artwork.
2021 10 20 17 30
With their growing family leaving them short on space, Josh and Jordan are hoping to sell their three-bedroom Savannah, Georgia bungalow. But after four months on the market and virtually no interest, they’re stumped. Especially since they’ve tried their best to stage the home for a quick sale. Enter property expert Sofie Allsopp. She says the property is perfect for first-time homeowners, but with its mismatched furniture and patterns, derelict back deck, and a dining room that doubles as a laundry room, potential buyers just can’t see beyond the mess. Sofie’s design plan includes an outdoor overhaul and while Josh tackles the garden with a machete, Jordan makes her mark inside.
2021 10 21 17 00
After 24 years in their family home, single mom Lauren and her daughter Taylor are ready to sell the property and move on. But after nearly a year on the market, their plans for a fresh new start have stalled. Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac in an upscale New York suburb, the three-bedroom ranch home has great bones. But potential buyers just can’t see beyond the dated décor and floral granny wallpaper. Property expert Sofie Allsopp says the house is living in the past and comes up with a knockout design plan that includes a neutral palette and some impressive custom finishes.
2021 10 21 17 30
Ten years of family wear and tear have left their mark on Manuela and Ramon’s four-bedroom ranch style home in Valley Stream, New York. And although the couple wants to downsize, the sagging property has been on the market for nearly two years and they’re stuck in real estate limbo. Property expert Sofie Allsopp explains that while they think their home is move-in ready, the outdated décor, worn wallpaper and over-the-top paint colors are sending potential buyers running for the hills. Sofie comes up with a dramatic design plan that includes a basement overhaul and gets the entire family involved in turning the house from unsellable to sold.
2021 10 22 17 00
A labour of love, Mark transformed his four-bedroom Lynbrook, Long Island home into a gothic church-inspired castle for two. He and girlfriend Lisa now want to move on to a more spacious home but after nearly two years on the market and no offers, they’re beginning to wonder if the quirky interiors are standing in the way of a sale. Property expert Sofie Allsopp confirms that their oversize furniture and over-the-top dark décor are a major turnoff for potential buyers. Sofie unveils a knockout design plan to neutralize the home with a cohesive colour scheme and a few family-friendly touches.
2021 10 22 17 30
With two young children, Jaclyn and Michael have outgrown their two-bedroom home in Oceanside, New York, and desperately want more space. But after fourteen months on the market and no offers, their plans to find a larger home have stalled. Their beautiful ranch-style property overlooks the water and although they’ve reduced the price twice already, potential buyers just can’t get past the bold and mismatched paint colours, textured walls, and garish décor. In order to appeal to families and young professionals, property expert Sofie Allsopp comes up with a plan for an amazing budget-friendly transformation that includes a cohesive colour scheme and a custom breakfast nook.