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    New Jersey natives Sarah and Frank are ready to move out of their tiny apartment and get a bigger home near the Jersey Shore. He wants to rent close to the water in Asbury Park and she wants to buy near downtown Red Bank. They both agree th

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    Newly engaged couple Mike and Cara are searching for a larger home in some of Washington D.C.'s oldest neighborhoods. Choices abound in this booming section of the nation's capital between newer apartments and historical buildings, some fro

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    Savannah couple Alison and Bart are selling their large single family house and looking to make a move. Alison left her corporate job to work from home and Bart is still in medical school so they are searching for a smaller home that can be

  • HROBU-110H
    Chris is excited to move from the Maryland suburbs to live closer to his girlfriend Karen in downtown Baltimore. But will he be able to find what he seeks in a new property? Searching for a home with historical character and an outdoor roo

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    About the only thing newly married couple Will and Jenny agree on is they need to move out of their small one bedroom apartment. Jenny wants to rent a historic property as close to downtown Charleston as possible. Will wants energy efficien

  • HROBU-113H
    Sarah and Patrick are on a tight timeline to find a new place since their landlord is moving back into their current rental. But it's okay as the house they live in now hasn't been well maintained and leaves a lot to be desired. Sarah works

  • HROBU-111H
    For married high school sweethearts Marissa and Michael and their dogs, having to deal with their current third floor walk up is really getting them down. She wants to take her time and buy a large place with a home office for her assistant

  • HROBU-114H
    After living in his crowded apartment for over a decade, Jonathan has finally relented to his Aunt Margaret's request that he move. Jonathan wants to rent a remodeled California style bungalow with updated appliances. His opinionated Aunt M

  • HROBU-102H
    Jaclyn and Teri are newlyweds who aren't satisfied with their current home's remote location far from the ocean in South Bay, Calif. They want to downsize and move closer to the beach with their dogs to enjoy a more active lifestyle. Jaclyn

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    About the only thing newly married couple Will and Jenny agree on is they need to move out of their small one bedroom apartment. Jenny wants to rent a historic property as close to downtown Charleston as possible. Will wants energy efficien

  • HROBU-114H
    After living in his crowded apartment for over a decade, Jonathan has finally relented to his Aunt Margaret's request that he move. Jonathan wants to rent a remodeled California style bungalow with updated appliances. His opinionated Aunt M

  • HROBU-113H
    Sarah and Patrick are on a tight timeline to find a new place since their landlord is moving back into their current rental. But it's okay as the house they live in now hasn't been well maintained and leaves a lot to be desired. Sarah works

  • HROBU-106H
    An active duty military family that has moved 10 times in 12 years is seeking stability in Howard County, Maryland. Melissa is desperate to put down roots after so many moves while Joe is concerned that he could be deployed at any time and

  • HROBU-105H
    Wilmington couple Mike and Nicola just got engaged and are still living at Mike's parent's house. She wants to rent and change their living situation immediately while he wants to take his time and find a home to purchase. Nicola is looking

  • HROBU-104H
    Expecting parents Sarah and LJ need extra space for their coming baby want to stay in the city of Philadelphia, but are unsure if they will be able to balance their new needs with their desire for city living. They are shown four properties

  • HROBU-103H
    Rob and Heather want to grow their family and are looking for more space in the Princeton, N.J., area. He wants a modern place that's remodeled with easy maintenance so he can focus on his new law practice. She's an engineer and is not afra

  • HROBU-102H
    Jaclyn and Teri are newlyweds who aren't satisfied with their current home's remote location far from the ocean in South Bay, Calif. They want to downsize and move closer to the beach with their dogs to enjoy a more active lifestyle. Jaclyn

  • HROBU-101H
    A suburban couple bored with their current home and its remote location, decide to downsize and move to downtown Austin, Texas for a more active lifestyle. They are shown 4 properties, 2 for rent and 2 to buy and must decide not only which

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About This Show

Choosing your home is anything but easy. With mortgage rates low, and rents high, it's hard to be sure what's right for you. Invest in a forever home? Or find a perfect rental that doesn't tie you down? Follow along as couples weigh the pros and cons, tour four properties, and ultimately decide whether to rent or buy.

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