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By: Itstheexperience  09-12-2011


Taniya Nayak, the designer and TV host of Designed to Sell fame, shares her secrets, tips and behind-the-scenes tales. We caught up with her by phone at her Boston condo:

Q: What do people need to do to sell a home in this market?

A: For starters, you need to figure out what you're overlooking, what I call forgotten fixer-uppers . things you don't notice ..

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