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Desert Flippers: Never Know What You'll Find

Eric and Lindsey talk about their passion for flipping homes in the desert.

About the Show

Wisconsin transplants Eric and Lindsey Bennett are transforming sunny Palm Springs, California one dilapidated house at a time. Renovating 20 properties a year while raising two small children is no small feat, and this couple takes it in stride. But when you go behind the walls of houses that live in triple-digit heat, you never know what you might find, scorpions, rattlesnakes, black widows and even squatters. In each episode of Desert Flippers , Eric and Lindsey search out a diamond in the rough, but they might find something that's just plain rough.
Season 1, Episode 1

Squatters and Scorpions

Eric and Lindsey buy a Palm Springs property sight unseen, but once they get inside they see that it's been trashed by squatters and inhabited by scorpions. The only way to make a profit is to gut the home and start fresh, adding extra dollars to their budget. Lindsey is optimistic that they can make the money back by adding a bocce court and making one bedroom into a casita, but the clock is ticking as her due date is fast approaching. Can they turn this home into paradise before the new baby arrives?

Thursday
Aug 25
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 1

Squatters and Scorpions

Eric and Lindsey buy a Palm Springs property sight unseen, but once they get inside they see that it's been trashed by squatters and inhabited by scorpions. The only way to make a profit is to gut the home and start fresh, adding extra dollars to their budget. Lindsey is optimistic that they can make the money back by adding a bocce court and making one bedroom into a casita, but the clock is ticking as her due date is fast approaching. Can they turn this home into paradise before the new baby arrives?

Friday
Aug 26
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

It Takes a Villa

Eric and Lindsey beat the market to an unlisted Tuscan villa, but discover that this slice of Italy is missing a few ingredients. The kitchen has mysteriously been gutted, the in-ground pool is plagued with pests and the landscaping has overgrown its welcome. Costly mistakes and supply shortages add unwanted frustration to this renovation as the budget balloons. To turn a profit, the crew needs to work fast and add some old world charm to this modern mess.

Thursday
Sep 1
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

This Mold House

Eric and Lindsey buy a house that's stuck in the past, but they have high hopes of bringing it into the future. Renovating outdated architecture is part of the job, but it's the unexpected disasters that make or break a flip. Surprise leaks, a landscaping blunder and unwanted guests in the kitchen threaten to severely cut into the bottom line. However, the house may be hiding a larger secret that could turn the tables in Eric and Lindsey's favor.

Thursday
Sep 8
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Battling the Desert Elements

Eric and Lindsey bust into their new purchase and soon realize that it may have been boarded up for a reason. Spray painted walls, a sewage-filled tub, an unbearable stench and a blustery backyard all keep the buyers at bay. Can Eric and Lindsey turn a profit or will this desert home be their demise?

Thursday
Sep 15
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Battling the Desert Elements

Eric and Lindsey bust into their new purchase and soon realize that it may have been boarded up for a reason. Spray painted walls, a sewage-filled tub, an unbearable stench and a blustery backyard all keep the buyers at bay. Can Eric and Lindsey turn a profit or will this desert home be their demise?

Friday
Sep 16
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 4

Bigger, Better, Boulder

Eric and Lindsey discover loose change all over their new purchase, and they'll need every bit to help them get through this flip. They may have planned for a minimal renovation, but a leaky pipe and rotting roof quickly add dollars to their budget, and the flip must go on. The costs quickly climb as they try to pinch every penny, but going big on design might be the only way to squeeze a profit out of this flip.

Thursday
Sep 22
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 5

Winning Combination

Things are looking up for Eric and Lindsey as they set their sights on a hilltop house. Closer inspection reveals that it will require a lot of effort to become king of the hill. A utility closet stands between Lindsey and her ideal open concept design, but Eric wonders if removing it will bring a return on investment and attract a buyer. It's a battle over the bottom line as they struggle between a balanced budget and big time design.

Friday
Sep 30
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 3

It Takes a Villa

Eric and Lindsey beat the market to an unlisted Tuscan villa, but discover that this slice of Italy is missing a few ingredients. The kitchen has mysteriously been gutted, the in-ground pool is plagued with pests and the landscaping has overgrown its welcome. Costly mistakes and supply shortages add unwanted frustration to this renovation as the budget balloons. To turn a profit, the crew needs to work fast and add some old world charm to this modern mess.

Sunday
Oct 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Winning Combination

Things are looking up for Eric and Lindsey as they set their sights on a hilltop house. Closer inspection reveals that it will require a lot of effort to become king of the hill. A utility closet stands between Lindsey and her ideal open concept design, but Eric wonders if removing it will bring a return on investment and attract a buyer. It's a battle over the bottom line as they struggle between a balanced budget and big time design.

Sunday
Oct 2
12pm | 11c
Season 1, Episode 6

Budding Problems

A midcentury flip turns into a modern day nightmare as Lindsey and Eric uncover an unwelcome surprise behind a locked casita door. The budget balloons as they attempt to fix this sticky situation, but the property will need a big-time investment if they plan to turn a profit. Lindsey stands her ground on her open-concept design, but the unexpected costs may have the final say. Can buyers look past this home's checkered past to see its unique charm?

Thursday
Oct 6
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 6

Budding Problems

A midcentury flip turns into a modern day nightmare as Lindsey and Eric uncover an unwelcome surprise behind a locked casita door. The budget balloons as they attempt to fix this sticky situation, but the property will need a big-time investment if they plan to turn a profit. Lindsey stands her ground on her open-concept design, but the unexpected costs may have the final say. Can buyers look past this home's checkered past to see its unique charm?

Friday
Oct 28
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

It Takes a Villa

Eric and Lindsey beat the market to an unlisted Tuscan villa, but discover that this slice of Italy is missing a few ingredients. The kitchen has mysteriously been gutted, the in-ground pool is plagued with pests and the landscaping has overgrown its welcome. Costly mistakes and supply shortages add unwanted frustration to this renovation as the budget balloons. To turn a profit, the crew needs to work fast and add some old world charm to this modern mess.

Friday
Oct 28
11am | 10c

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