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Contemporary White Living Room With Brown Curtains

As seen on HGTV's Flip It to Win It, this contemporary living room boasts modern furniture in neutral tones accented with splashes of green and yellow.

Contemporary Neutral Living Room With Aqua And Gold Accents

As seen on HGTV's Flip It To Win It, this contemporary living room is designed in neutral tones with accents of aqua and gold.

Transitional Green Dining Room

As seen on HGTV's Flip It To Win It, the black, white and green color scheme carries over to the transitional dining room.

Stylish Gray Dining Room With Traditional Touches

Black and white furniture is paired with soft gray walls and bright blue curtains in this transitional dining room. Traditional touches give the room sophistication and elegance.

Modern White Living Room With Punches of Orange

The contemporary living room features a bright white color palette with bold touches of orange and blue, as seen on Flip It to Win It.

Contemporary Patio Features Plush Gray Furnishings

As seen on HGTV's Flip It To Win It, the new back patio has contemporary gray furniture accented with green and yellow accessories and Asian-inspired objects.

Contemporary Living Room With Vaulted Ceiling And Fireplace

A dramatic stone chimney takes center stage in this contemporary, vaulted living room, seen on Flip It to Win It.

Contemporary Living Room With Exotic Accents

As seen on HGTV's Flip It To Win It, this contemporary living room displays neutral tones with exotic accents of warm color.

Contemporary Gray Living Room Features Warm Wood Accents

As seen on HGTV's Flip It To Win It, the living room mixes cool-toned modern elements with warm wood tables and floors.

Transitional Living Room With Leather Couch & Ceiling Fan

As seen on HGTV's Flip It To Win It, a transitional living room is separated from the entry by arched openings.

About the Show

From the steps of the courthouse to the "oohs" and "aahs" of an open house, five teams of expert flippers bid against each other for abandoned houses sight unseen. It's a high-stakes hour in which three auctions are won, three houses are renovated and then all three houses go on the market for top dollar. Which team took the biggest risk, worked the hardest and overcame the biggest challenges? Find out on Flip It to Win It .
Season 1, Episode 13

Welcome to the Jungle , Can the Team tame some wild back yards  for Big Profits?

It's auction day and the teams hustle to scout three houses on the auction block. In desirable downtown Los Gatos, a Victorian 2 bedroom has sparked Todd and Michael's attention thanks to its location and well kept exterior. Rick and Vinny are also intrigued by this property's potential, and think the home seems perfect from the outside. Just north in Santa Clara, Mike and Manly scope out a 3 bedroom house that has them intrigued, but the overgrown landscaping has them worried the inside could be rough. Todd and Michael, lured by the low starting bid, also scout the property hoping it could lead to a big profit. Over in San Jose, Josh and Alisha inspect a 3 bedroom house that has a new air conditioner and windows, but the backyard has them nervous about expensive clean up costs. Mike and Manly also check out the house and worry the ugly landscaping and old cars in the backyard means the inside is a gamble. But in the high stakes world of house flipping things are rarely what they seem at first glance. Find out the whole story on the next Flip It To Win It.

Wednesday
Oct 8
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 12

The 70's called, they want their house back, the teams deal with flashbacks of horrible 70's design

The teams hurry to scout three houses up for auction in two hours in the San Francisco Bay Area. In Campbell, Mike and Manly are stoked about a 5 bedroom, despite the home's beat up appearance and the headaches associated with pools. Vinny and Rick are also fired up for this house because they're eager to invest in a bigger property for larger profits. Down in Los Gatos, Josh and Alisha scout a 2 bedroom home, and after checking out a tool shed packed with tools, they have high hopes for a nice interior. But the Los Gatos natives Todd and Michael have had their eye on this house for years and they know they can flip it for a hefty profit. Over in San Jose, a 4 bedroom house has Dom and Krista's attention, they glean from its well manicured lawn and clean facade that it's probably just as well maintained on the inside. Mike and Manly are also impressed at its exterior and think they can make big money with very little effort. But the real truth about the state of the homes won't be revealed until they step inside. Tune in to the next Flip It To Win It to see who's willing to risk it all at auction for a chance to walk through the front door!

Thursday
Nov 6
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 6

Taking advantage of going with the Dutch style of architecture.

It's early morning and the teams rush to scout each property before auction begins. First up is a 4-bedroom Santa Clara home that Krista instantly falls in love with because of its quaint, Dutch architectural details, which is exactly what Dom dislikes about it. Todd is also drawn to it because he went to school in Amsterdam and has an affinity for this style of architecture, but Michael's not as enthusiastic. Meanwhile, Greg and Beau are hesitant as they scout a 2-bedroom home in a neighborhood where they had a horrible experience flipping a house in the past. They're hopeful that getting this place could help erase those bad memories, but not if Rick and Vinny manage to get their hands on it first. In Milpitas, a 3-bedroom house is up for sale that has Josh and Alisha excited, but there's something in the air that's giving her some doubt. And Mike and Manly get some intel of their own that helps them make a quick decision. It's a heated battle on the auction steps and the teams risk hundreds of thousands at every turn. Who will walk away with a property? And how much work is waiting behind closed doors? Tune in to Flip it to Win it to find out!

Wednesday
Nov 19
9am | 8c
Season 1, Episode 13

Welcome to the Jungle , Can the Team tame some wild back yards  for Big Profits?

It's auction day and the teams hustle to scout three houses on the auction block. In desirable downtown Los Gatos, a Victorian 2 bedroom has sparked Todd and Michael's attention thanks to its location and well kept exterior. Rick and Vinny are also intrigued by this property's potential, and think the home seems perfect from the outside. Just north in Santa Clara, Mike and Manly scope out a 3 bedroom house that has them intrigued, but the overgrown landscaping has them worried the inside could be rough. Todd and Michael, lured by the low starting bid, also scout the property hoping it could lead to a big profit. Over in San Jose, Josh and Alisha inspect a 3 bedroom house that has a new air conditioner and windows, but the backyard has them nervous about expensive clean up costs. Mike and Manly also check out the house and worry the ugly landscaping and old cars in the backyard means the inside is a gamble. But in the high stakes world of house flipping things are rarely what they seem at first glance. Find out the whole story on the next Flip It To Win It.

Saturday
Dec 6
10am | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

The teams need to focus on accentuating the positive side of buying and flipping homes.

It's the morning of the auction and the teams are scouting three homes up for bid: a four-bedroom in Newark with a minimum bid of $150K, a three-bedroom in Concord starting at $160K, and a four-bedroom mid-century modern home in Saratoga with a minimum price of $400K. Rick and Vinny go head to head with Dom and Krista for the Newark property. Even though it's near the train tracks, the house has its charms and is on a coveted corner lot. Both teams think this is a quick flip with a lot of potential- but neither know it has a few surprises as well! It's Greg and Beau versus Josh and Alisha for the Concord property. Alisha and Josh love the location, while their opponent Greg attended a party at this house in high school, and is certain the inside is stunning. How much is Beau willing to bid to find out if Greg's memory is correct? Meanwhile, Mike and Manly along with Todd and Michael bid on the mid-century modern property in Saratoga. Todd and Michael specialize in these high-end homes, but Mike and Manly are determined to get their hands on this house because they've always loved this style of architecture. Let the battle begin!

Saturday
Dec 6
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 2

The teams deal with planes, trains and auctions to get the best deal on a house.

The teams are up bright and early searching for a hot deal on a house at auction today. Three new houses are on the auction block; a four- bedroom house in Los Gatos, and a two-bedroom and four-bedroom house in San Jose. All the teams are scrambling to quickly assess the homes' exteriors to see which ones look promising for a fruitful flip. Todd and Michael take pride in flipping high end homes in Los Gatos, so they feel a bit territorial anytime a house there is up for bid. Meanwhile, an expensive trailer parked at the four-bedroom San Jose property has both Mike and Manly, and Dom and Krista seeing dollar signs. And Josh immediately sees potential in the last house in San Jose, but his partner Alisha isn't sold on the idea. Who will get the house they want at auction? Watch Flip it to Win it to find out.

Thursday
Dec 11
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 5

Turning a mold infested home into a gold mine.

The teams are up bright and early hoping to snag a hot property at the auction. The stakes are high, with only two hours to scout the outside of the homes before risking millions against other bidders. They'll be battling for a mid-century modern home in Silicon Valley, and a three bedroom home and a fixer upper ranch, both in San Jose. Mike and Manly love the style and location of the Silicon Valley home, and think this could be a quick flip before jetting off to Paris for Manly's wedding. But that's only if Rick and Vinny don't snatch the home from them first. Meanwhile, the three-bedroom San Jose home is in Josh's favorite neighborhood, which means a war on the auction steps when Todd and Michael try to walk away with it instead. And thanks to the low starting bid for the fixer-upper ranch, both Dom and Krista and their rivals Greg and Beau will be battling it out to score the best deal. Once the auction's over the real work begins as the winning teams uncover the true state of their properties, and then do the necessary work to flip the homes for what each team hopes will be a killer profit. Little do they know, they'll face surprises at every turn.

Wednesday
Jan 6
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 9

Birds hiding behind closed doors are a tell tale sign that the house is ready to get flipped.

It's 8am, and the teams rush to scout the homes up for auction today. In the upscale town of Saratoga, a 2-bedroom condo is up for sale that has both Todd and Michael, and Rick and Vinny eager to investigate and secure a quick flip. In San Jose, a 4-bedroom home grabs Alisha's attention, but Mike and Manly uncover clues that convince them to bid big. In Sunnyvale, a charming 4-bedroom home has Krista enthralled, but Dom thinks she's overlooking the costly flaws. And after having good luck flipping in this area before, Mike and Manly plant to make this their second score. Each team is confident their knowledge and bidding skills will win the house, but they won't really know what they're buying till the step inside. May the best team win!

Friday
Feb 12
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Unfinished Super Sized home, Flipped for a King

The auction is in 2 hours and the teams rush to scout the homes on the auction block. In San Jose, a 4-bedroom unfinished home has Alisha excited that its size and location could equal a big return, but a discovery at the property leads to big concerns for Josh. Vinny and Rick also have eyes on this place and are willing to go to great lengths to see inside. Also in San Jose, Dom and Krista love the character and details of a spanish style 4-bedroom. Todd and Michael also plan to bid on it, though Michael's worried it may be a hoarder house, with tons of needed clean up. Over in Los Gatos, Mike and Manly are considering a 3-bedroom townhouse, but when Rick and Vinny tour the backyard, they have a shocking encounter that has them running for cover. The action packed morning is just the beginning- once the auction starts the real action begins! Tune in to see who wins big, and who runs away screaming on the next Flip It To Win It.

Friday
Feb 19
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Rebuilding the Past- The Teams Get Sentimental Over Hidden Gems Ripe for Flipping

The teams scramble to scout three homes up for auction. In Santa Clara, Todd and Michael set their sights on a 5 bedroom historic Victorian. Todd, nostalgic for his grandmother's home, is passionate about restoring it, but Michael 's worried that would bust their budget. Rick and Vinny also want to snag this house because they love its original details and huge lot size. Over in San Jose, Josh is sentimental for a 2 bedroom because he flipped his first house on this same street, but Alisha is wary because of its small size and condition. Mike and Manly also want to bid on this property because they think it's a quick flip in a great neighborhood. Nearby in Sunnyvale, Krista and Dom are excited about a 2 bedroom condo because Dom has inside information on it from a friend who lives in the complex. Mike and Manly are also interested and are ready to bid site unseen. Who will walk away a winner, and who will walk into a wreck? Find out on the next Flip It To Win It!

Friday
Feb 26
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

The teams need to focus on accentuating the positive side of buying and flipping homes.

It's the morning of the auction and the teams are scouting three homes up for bid: a four-bedroom in Newark with a minimum bid of $150K, a three-bedroom in Concord starting at $160K, and a four-bedroom mid-century modern home in Saratoga with a minimum price of $400K. Rick and Vinny go head to head with Dom and Krista for the Newark property. Even though it's near the train tracks, the house has its charms and is on a coveted corner lot. Both teams think this is a quick flip with a lot of potential- but neither know it has a few surprises as well! It's Greg and Beau versus Josh and Alisha for the Concord property. Alisha and Josh love the location, while their opponent Greg attended a party at this house in high school, and is certain the inside is stunning. How much is Beau willing to bid to find out if Greg's memory is correct? Meanwhile, Mike and Manly along with Todd and Michael bid on the mid-century modern property in Saratoga. Todd and Michael specialize in these high-end homes, but Mike and Manly are determined to get their hands on this house because they've always loved this style of architecture. Let the battle begin!

Friday
Mar 4
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

The 70's called, they want their house back, the teams deal with flashbacks of horrible 70's design

The teams hurry to scout three houses up for auction in two hours in the San Francisco Bay Area. In Campbell, Mike and Manly are stoked about a 5 bedroom, despite the home's beat up appearance and the headaches associated with pools. Vinny and Rick are also fired up for this house because they're eager to invest in a bigger property for larger profits. Down in Los Gatos, Josh and Alisha scout a 2 bedroom home, and after checking out a tool shed packed with tools, they have high hopes for a nice interior. But the Los Gatos natives Todd and Michael have had their eye on this house for years and they know they can flip it for a hefty profit. Over in San Jose, a 4 bedroom house has Dom and Krista's attention, they glean from its well manicured lawn and clean facade that it's probably just as well maintained on the inside. Mike and Manly are also impressed at its exterior and think they can make big money with very little effort. But the real truth about the state of the homes won't be revealed until they step inside. Tune in to the next Flip It To Win It to see who's willing to risk it all at auction for a chance to walk through the front door!

Friday
Mar 18
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

Welcome to the Jungle , Can the Team tame some wild back yards  for Big Profits?

It's auction day and the teams hustle to scout three houses on the auction block. In desirable downtown Los Gatos, a Victorian 2 bedroom has sparked Todd and Michael's attention thanks to its location and well kept exterior. Rick and Vinny are also intrigued by this property's potential, and think the home seems perfect from the outside. Just north in Santa Clara, Mike and Manly scope out a 3 bedroom house that has them intrigued, but the overgrown landscaping has them worried the inside could be rough. Todd and Michael, lured by the low starting bid, also scout the property hoping it could lead to a big profit. Over in San Jose, Josh and Alisha inspect a 3 bedroom house that has a new air conditioner and windows, but the backyard has them nervous about expensive clean up costs. Mike and Manly also check out the house and worry the ugly landscaping and old cars in the backyard means the inside is a gamble. But in the high stakes world of house flipping things are rarely what they seem at first glance. Find out the whole story on the next Flip It To Win It.

Friday
Mar 25
6:30am | 5:30c

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