START­ING FROM SCRATCH

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - TV Guide - - Front Page -

“THE best way to sell a house is not to fill it with cats.” Sound ad­vice from An­drew Win­ter, who to­gether with Shaynna Blaze and Char­lie Al­bone (pic­tured left with Win­ter and Blaze), is tasked with try­ing to fix up and off­load mother-of-three Lynn Au­ber­son’s Nor­man­hurst home of 38 years. Lynn’s fam­ily, par­tic­u­larly mid­dle daugh­ter Jo, have spent months de­clut­ter­ing the three-bed­room 1960s solid brick home. The word “spar­tan” comes to mind – a bed, a couch, a recliner and a mi­crowave is about it. “No one should be liv­ing like this,” Blaze says. No won­der there has been no of­fers, de­spite 130 groups go­ing through the home over the past four months. The $1.2 mil­lion price tag and da­m­age from fos­ter­ing mog­gies don’t help. Nor do the green walls. And curb ap­peal – zero. An added pres­sure – one that could haunt this en­tire 12th sea­son of Sell­ing Houses Aus­tralia

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