Selling Houses Australia Season 5
S05 E01Feb 1, 2012
Flood House Feb 1, 2012 The devastating Brisbane floods of 2011 left a trail of destruction in their path, homes lost and possessions destroyed. But months after the murky waters subsided the victims are still trying to rebuild their lives. Paul and Gloria and their daughters Helena and Rachel lost everything when the floodwaters engulfed their Yeronga home.
S05 E02Feb 8, 2012
Railway Cottage Feb 8, 2012 Being close to transport has always been a big positive in real estate, but there is such a thing as being too close. Like the railway tracks being three metres away from your house! When Ross bought his heritage-listed cottage in Heathcote, the noise from the trains was never an issue.
S05 E03Feb 15, 2012
80’s Outback Feb 15, 2012 Lew and Shreen have lived an outback lifestyle, with Lew managing the Wycliffe Well roadhouse (famed for its UFO spotting) 400kms north of the Alice, while Shreen looked after the kids and family home.
S05 E04Feb 22, 2012
Divorce House Feb 22, 2012 Nicole and Peter are victims of the slow property market. The weekend they put their inner city Neutral Bay semi up for sale, the market took a nosedive taking all chances of a sale with it. Originally listed at 1.3 million, Nicole and Peter were happy to shave 200,000 off their asking price just to get a buyer, but even that didn’t work.
S05 E05Feb 29, 2012
Hoarder House Feb 29, 2012 Roy is a hoarder. He’s filled every inch of his home with possessions collected over the last 20 years. In fact, the house is so full you can barely get in the door. A few years ago Roy suffered a heart attack, and since then has found it difficult to find full-time work. Now Roy’s finances are so bad he must sell his home or risk the bank taking it from him. But who’s going to buy a house crammed from floor to ceiling with junk? The only way to sell this place is to embark on the biggest clean up the team have ever done, but who knows what they’ll find underneath.
S05 E06Mar 7, 2012
Developer Dreams Mar 7, 2012 John dreamed of living mortgage free. So when he spotted a super size block in the Newcastle suburb of Glendale, he thought he’d found his ticket to a debt free living. The idea was to subdivide, build a house at the back and sell the one at the front.
S05 E07Mar 14, 2012
DIY Disaster Mar 14, 2012 Spencer and Claudia have been trying to sell their half renovated weatherboard cottage since 2008. Their home improvements came to an abrupt halt five years ago when they tragically lost a child during pregnancy. Unable to face finishing the project, and desperate to escape the unhappy memories, Spencer put out a hand painted ‘for sale’ sign and waited.
S05 E08Mar 21, 2012
Inherited Queenslander Mar 21, 2012 Brothers Trent and Scott inherited an old Queenslander from their late father over a year ago. Although it’s their family home, the brothers need to sell up to split the money and move on with their lives. But the house has been on the market for over a year with only one low offer.
S05 E09Mar 28, 2012
Inner City Terrace Mar 28, 2012 An inner city Sydney terrace in a sought after suburb should normally fly out the agent’s window, but not Nick’s place. He’s been trying to sell his three bedroom Redfern terrace for 10 months with no joy.
S05 E10Apr 4, 2012
Fixer Upper Apr 4, 2012 Alexis and Kylie are paying the price of an impulsive decision. A year ago they bought a house in Montmorency, Melbourne, thinking they would fix the place up and live there happily ever after. But work pressures meant Alexis couldn’t cope with the thought of renovating, and things got so bad she quit her job and the couple decided to move to Brisbane to start afresh.