The Unsellables

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Upcoming episodes

Dec 12th
1200p

Christina

"Christina is leaving town to get married… But first she has to sell her dilapidated downtown home. The good-sized property is in a great location… But after a month on the market, the house is only attracting ‘flippers.’ Sofie says the mismatched color scheme, faux brick accents, and ancient kitchen are to blame. In order to appeal to first-time buyers, Sofie comes up with a $3,600 plan renew and refresh the interiors. Christina is motivated from the start… And as Anthony and the team repaint the home, dress up the fireplace, and modernize the kitchen, Sofie gives Christina a crash course in home dressing 101. Their goal is to transform the fixer-upper into a turnkey property… But can they beat the house flippers at their own game?"
Dec 12th
1230p

Yvonne

"Yvonne’s three-bedroom townhouse has been listed for over three months… And although she’s reduced the price, no one’s biting. Yvonne is surprised… But Sofie isn’t. She says the numerous pets are an allergy sufferers’ nightmare… And says the dust bunnies, musty smell, and gloomy paint colors are another major turnoff. In order to appeal to families and first-time buyers, Sofie comes up with a $4,200 plan to reveal the home’s potential. Yvonne agrees to move the pets out… And as Anthony and the team harmonize the flooring, freshen the paint colors, and eliminate odors, Sofie gives Yvonne some much-needed real estate advice. Yvonne is desperate to move closer to her new dream job… But will the home makeover finally set her free?"
Dec 12th
100p

Michael and Kelly

 In order to create warmer interiors in line with the rest of the neighborhood, Sofie comes up with a $5,000 battle plan to add character and polish.  Lynne is committed from the start…  And as Anthony and the team repaint, refurbish, and install a ‘wow feature’ fireplace, Sofie improves the home’s curb appeal by painting the front door a vibrant red.  The transformation is emotional for Lynne…  But will her determination pay off?
Dec 12th
130p

Shannon and Stewart

"Shannon and Stewart’s baby-centric two-storey home faces a sprawling city park… But after three weeks on the market, they still haven’t received a single offer. Sofie immediately knows what’s wrong… Outside, the verandah is full of junk, and the home’s interior beauty is obscured by oversize furniture, a home office in the dining room, and a tidal wave of baby accessories.In order to best showcase the family’s home, Sofie comes up with a $3,800 plan. The couple is willing to get on board from the start… And after a major purge, Anthony and the team get to work on neutralizing the décor, building a bench for the verandah, and creating a designated home office space. Sofie gives Shannon and Stewart a lesson in real estate do’s and don’ts… And urges them to be more flexible in opening their home for viewings."
Dec 12th
200p

Toni and Gary

"Toni and Gary’s beautiful but boring four-bedroom home has had over 70 showings in two months… And they haven’t received a single offer. Sofie says the spotless and de-cluttered home is in great shape, but it makes a flat first impression. In spite of the home’s competitive price, she says, its lackluster décor, ratty sofas, and missing kitchen table are giving potential buyers the wrong idea. In order to upgrade the home from builder basic to create the all-important wow factor, Sofie comes up with a $6,000 plan. Desperate to sell, the couple is on board from the start… And as Anthony and the team neutralize the paint colors, and upgrade the lighting, plumbing and closet fixtures, Sofie teaches Toni and Gary how to set the stage for a sale. The results are phenomenal… And within 24 hours, so are the offers…"
Dec 12th
230p

Jack and Amy

"Despite its many high-end upgrades, Jack and Amy’s sprawling suburban home has been on the market for over a month without an offer. Sofie is impressed by the home’s spacious interiors and fabulous kitchen, but says its empty rooms, indoor patio furniture, and over-the-top paint colors are devaluing the house and alienating potential buyers. In order to give it wider appeal and the luxury feel it lacks, Sofie comes up with a $4,500 plan. With more house than they need and concerned prices are about to drop, the couple agrees to do whatever it takes to sell the property. And as Anthony and the team improve the home’s curb appeal, neutralize the wall colors, and update the fixtures and furniture, Sofie teaches Jack and Amy the importance of giving every room a clear function."
Dec 13th
1200p

Carmelina

"Carmelina is desperate to sell her three-bedroom bungalow so she can return to school… But the property’s been on the market for a month already, and no one’s biting. Sofie says in spite of the home’s charm potential, its mish-mash flooring, oversize furniture (and fish tank), grimy kitchen, and unfinished DIY jobs are a major turn-off for families and first-time buyers.In order to put some love back into the lifeless property, Sofie comes up with a $4,500 plan for an update with plenty of sparkle. Carmelina is convinced about the changes from the start. And as Anthony and the team neutralize the décor, install uniform flooring, and improve curb appeal, Sofie gives Carmelina tips on presentation, and gives her a hand with cleaning the house from top to bottom. The results are outstanding…"
Dec 13th
1230p

David and Suzana

"Nestled in a super exclusive neighborhood, David and Suzana’s million dollar, Wild West-themed home has been on the market for nearly a month… And in spite of its classic period details and fantastic kitchen, no one’s biting. Sofie says at that price, buyers want more cosmopolitan than cowboy. The Santa Fe accents, bull’s horns, and fake rock dining table have all got to go, she says. In order to create a uniform level of chic, Sofie comes up with a $6,000 plan. Motivated to sell (their baby is due any day), the couple enthusiastically packs up their accessories. And while Anthony and the team get busy neutralizing the décor, unifying the wall trimmings, and repurposing the upstairs bedrooms, David and Suzana get a few lessons about matching a home’s décor with its price tag."
Dec 13th
100p

Wendy and Matthew

"Wendy and Matthew’s detached bungalow has been on the market for just under two months. And although the price has been reduced twice, they haven’t had a single offer. Sofie says that while the home has beautiful period features and huge potential, the outrageous paint colors and overall daycare theme are putting potential buyers off. The house has to grow up, she says.In order to match the house to its young and trendy neighborhood, Sofie comes up with a $3,000 plan to create more sleek and sophisticated interiors. Itching to move into their new dream home, the couple is motivated from the start… And as Anthony and the team neutralize the wall colors, add drama to the kitchen, and transform the preschool basement, Sofie gives the couple the pointers they need to master the property market."
Dec 13th
130p

Stephen

"Listed at $1.3 million, Stephen’s waterfront home features a double lot and incredible views of Lake Ontario… But after two months on the market, he hasn’t received a single offer. Sofie says for that price tag, buyers want more than just a view. And the home’s tired kitchen, retro bachelor pad vibe, and overgrown garden are a major turnoff. In order to attract a wider range of potential buyers, Sofie comes up with a $4,000 plan to showcase the home’s many features. Desperate to sell so he can invest in his new invention for the deaf, Stephen is motivated from the start… And as Anthony and the team revamp the garden, modernize the interiors, and build a new flagstone patio, Sofie gives Stephen a crash course in real estate."