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Leslie Davis (left) and Lyndsay Lamb, stars of “Unsellable Houses.”

Rachael Jones / HGTV Leslie Davis (left) and Lyndsay Lamb, stars of “Unsellable Houses.”

‘Unsellable Houses’ seeks flippable Snohomish County homes for Season 5

Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb are searching for homeowners for next season’s one-hour episodes, where houses go from stagnant to sold.

SNOHOMISH — It’s more “twin-win” for the two sisters who put Snohomish County homes in the HGTV limelight.

Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb will have a Season 5 of “Unsellable Houses.”

They are seeking homes — and homeowners — to participate in next season’s one-hour episodes where houses go from stagnant to sold.

The plot of “Unsellable Houses” is that the sisters invest their own money into renovating the home, then split the additional profits, minus their investment, with the seller, who is part of the show. Their Snohomish real estate agency, Lamb & Co., gets the listing.

The fourth season of “Unsellable Houses” is airing now, with 13 episodes of homes selling for about $500,000 to $1 million. The series features the county, as the sisters zip around in an orange retro VW van. Viewers learn design tips and color schemes they can use at home. They also learn new words, such as “curbalicious,” for curb appeal.

The 42-year-old twins don’t always agree, but they get the job done. How to tell them apart: Lamb has glasses, dark hair and bangs. Davis has light hair parted in the middle. Both dress in PNW casual chic: ripped jeans, shackets (shirt jackets) and boots.

The show promotes causes and local businesses.

An episode this season showcased their fundraiser at a Panthers football game last year at Snohomish High School, alma mater for the twins, their husbands and two of their sons. They raised $40,000 from a playhouse raffle for Seattle Children’s Hospital, where Lamb’s son received successful treatment as a boy.

Also featured was the bubble-blowing, music-blasting red ’68 Ford pickup truck decked out with Panther flags formerly driven around town by Mike Carver, class of 1972. The episode was dedicated to Carver, who died earlier this year at age 69.

Those personal touches are part of the show, where the twins’ family members play cast and work crew. Watch their sons’ girlfriends sling hammers.

Season 4 introduces a new general contractor, Owen, and another set of twins, renovation assistants Colby and Bryce.

The amount of money they invest this season in a home has increased to, as they put it, “a crap ton of money.” We’re talking $175,000 in one case.

Their motto of “Win-win, twin win” prevails every time.

According to HGTV, “Unsellable Houses” garnered 23.4 million viewers last season.

The sisters recently returned from a “Rock the Block” competition with three other HGTV show teams. Each team had six weeks and a budget of $250,000 to renovate waterfront homes in Treasure Island, Florida.

The twins have made Lamb & Co. a brand.

Earlier this year, they opened a design center in the First Street building that houses their real estate office and renovation company. Two blocks away is their venue ballroom for events and a homegoods store with décor, jewelry, furniture and signature T-shirts. An Everett building featuring a sign with their name can be seen from I-5. It’s their warehouse.

More at lambandcompany.com.

Andrea Brown: 425-339-3443; abrown@heraldnet.com; Twitter: @reporterbrown.

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