Patio: Mount Pleasant Home in Charleston, SC

Mt. Pleasant was first settled in 1680. It is located a short distance from downtown Charleston, just across the Ravenel Bridge, and features homes built in classic southern styles.

About the Show

Find out how much location really matters as two families search for homes in different cities on the same budget. Do you actually get more for the money if you sacrifice living in a prime location? See who comes out on top when our home seekers explore properties in exactly the same price point in two different cities on opposite ends of the country.

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Season 1, Episode 9

A family in Kaua'i and a single gal in Anchorage each search for a home with the same $395K budget.

Brooke and Dan relocated to Kaua'i to be closer to Brooke's parents. Now that they've established themselves on the island, they're looking to purchase a home close to work and their son's school. Meanwhile, Miyun is an Alaskan native looking for love AND her first house. She needs to live close enough to downtown for work, but wants to be close to the outdoor trails and activities she loves. Both homebuyers have the same $395,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Monday
May 11
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 12

A young family in Milwaukee and a single gal in Savannah each search for a home with a $300K budget.

Rachel and Ryan met and got married in Ryan's native New Zealand, but now they're looking to raise their newborn daughter in Rachel's hometown of Milwaukee. Meanwhile, Laura's work has taken her to Savannah, where she's fallen in love with the charming college town. She's ready to purchase her own place and put down roots. Both homebuyers have the same $300,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
May 26
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

Newlywed techies in San Francisco and a single dad in Charleston each search for a home with a $650,000 budget.

Jennifer and Josh have been living and working in San Francisco for years. Recently married at Burning Man, they're ready to cohabitate in a new pad. Meanwhile, widower Jon has been raising his daughter Cristina in charming Charleston, South Carolina. They're ready for a bigger home in a quieter neighborhood that's still close to Charleston's cobblestone downtown streets. Both homebuyers have the same $650,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Jun 16
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

A family in Lake Tahoe and newlyweds in New Orleans each search for a home with a $450K budget.

Lauren & Nate have lived in Tahoe City for over ten years. Now that their two sons are starting to get a little older, they're ready to ditch the rental and purchase their own home. Meanwhile, Marylyn & John are looking to relocate to Marylyn's hometown of New Orleans with their 9 month-old son. Both homebuyers have the same $450,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Monday
Jun 22
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 4

A family in Lake Tahoe and newlyweds in New Orleans each search for a home with a $450K budget.

Lauren & Nate have lived in Tahoe City for over ten years. Now that their two sons are starting to get a little older, they're ready to ditch the rental and purchase their own home. Meanwhile, Marylyn & John are looking to relocate to Marylyn's hometown of New Orleans with their 9 month-old son. Both homebuyers have the same $450,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Jun 23
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

A couple in Boise and a Chicago Bachelor Each Have the Same $400,000 House Budget

Johnny and Erin have been married for ten years. They're a quintessential Air Force couple, relocating every few years. Now that Johnny is being stationed in Boise, the couple wants to buy a house they can call home. Meanwhile, entrepreneur and bachelor Mauricio has been living with roommates in Chicago for several years. He's finally ready to ditch the roommates and buy a place of his own in the Windy City. Both sets of homebuyers have the same $400,000 budget. But who will get the best value for their dollar?

Tuesday
Jun 30
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

Newlyweds in Tampa, Florida vs. an Engaged Couple in Freeport, Maine

Florida natives Erinn and Frank met in New York City and are now ready to move back to their home state. They're looking for a house with an open kitchen in a neighborhood close to Tampa's world-renowned exercise path, Bayshore Boulevard. Meanwhile in Freeport, Maine, Ashley and Ben are shopping for a private home with lots of yard space near the downtown shopping district. Both sets of homebuyers have the same $400,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Monday
Jul 27
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Silicon Valley vs Austin

Matt and Alina are recently-engaged and ready to buy a place of their own in Silicon Valley. But Silicon Valley is one of the most-expensive real estate markets in the country, so they have to limit their search to condos and fixer-uppers. Meanwhile, Tyler is a native Texan living in Austin. He's tired of sharing a place with roommates and wants to purchase his own party pad in a trendy urban neighborhood. Both homebuyers have the same $600,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Nov 24
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

A family in Lake Tahoe and newlyweds in New Orleans each search for a home with a $450K budget.

Lauren & Nate have lived in Tahoe City for over ten years. Now that their two sons are starting to get a little older, they're ready to ditch the rental and purchase their own home. Meanwhile, Marylyn & John are looking to relocate to Marylyn's hometown of New Orleans with their 9 month-old son. Both homebuyers have the same $450,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Dec 13
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

A family in Kaua'i and a single gal in Anchorage each search for a home with the same $395K budget.

Brooke and Dan relocated to Kaua'i to be closer to Brooke's parents. Now that they've established themselves on the island, they're looking to purchase a home close to work and their son's school. Meanwhile, Miyun is an Alaskan native looking for love AND her first house. She needs to live close enough to downtown for work, but wants to be close to the outdoor trails and activities she loves. Both homebuyers have the same $395,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Dec 27
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

A young family in Milwaukee and a single gal in Savannah each search for a home with a $300K budget.

Rachel and Ryan met and got married in Ryan's native New Zealand, but now they're looking to raise their newborn daughter in Rachel's hometown of Milwaukee. Meanwhile, Laura's work has taken her to Savannah, where she's fallen in love with the charming college town. She's ready to purchase her own place and put down roots. Both homebuyers have the same $300,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Jan 31
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A Pet Loving Couple in Portland vs a Sports Loving Couple in Philadelphia

Karen & Joel met in New Orleans but were looking to embrace a more animal-friendly lifestyle. They've decided to trade shrimp boils for soy burgers and want to buy a home in the vegan mecca of Portland. Meanwhile, Holly & Dustin have moved from Florida to the City of Brotherly Love while she finishes her masters. They've both fallen in love with Philadelphia and look to make their move permanent. Both homebuyers have the same $300,000 budget, but who will get the best value for the dollar?

Tuesday
Feb 7
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

A couple in Boise and a Chicago Bachelor Each Have the Same $400,000 House Budget

Johnny and Erin have been married for ten years. They're a quintessential Air Force couple, relocating every few years. Now that Johnny is being stationed in Boise, the couple wants to buy a house they can call home. Meanwhile, entrepreneur and bachelor Mauricio has been living with roommates in Chicago for several years. He's finally ready to ditch the roommates and buy a place of his own in the Windy City. Both sets of homebuyers have the same $400,000 budget. But who will get the best value for their dollar?

Tuesday
Feb 21
6:30am | 5:30c

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