It's a buyer's market for real estate right now. Unfortunately, it's not such a good time to sell. Whether you're trying to spruce up your home up to sell it or to make it more comfortable for your family, decorator Ryan Brown offers these tips. Watch Ryan on Flipping Out on Bravo (Tuesdays, 10 p.m. ET).
"The most foolproof and easy way to brighten up a house is with paint," says Ryan. "Anyone can do it, and it doesn't have to cost a fortune. You can even get the kids involved for a fun day of fixing up the house. Just make sure to cover the furniture and protect the floors."