With a rising career in the fashion and cosmetics industry, Brooke is looking for a fabulous dream apartment to match her lifestyle. She's compiled a long list of requirements? But without an increase in budget, can she really expect to get that much more for her money?
After five years of long-distance dating, Elliot and Megan are finally in the same city. Although they want to move in together, they don't necessarily agree on what they want in a home. Jodi promises to find them a place that suits both of them? but how much will they each have to compromise?
Until they find a bright and trendy urban space to call home, Sarah and Jason are crashing on a friend's futon. The couple are hoping to find a centrally located loft loaded with character and amenities? But are they prepared for the hefty price tag that comes with it?
Tired of living in a seriously cramped one-bedroom apartment, university students and best friends, Colby and Heather are desperate for more space. Can Jodi find them a sophisticated launching pad for their new, grown-up lives?
Tired of their cramped student digs, and with their studies nearly behind them, sisters Linda and Rashida want to find a spacious downtown apartment at a price they can afford. Can Jodi find them a sumptuous pad with a budget price tag?
With their promising new careers, and after a year and a half of dating, Linsday and Ryan are taking their relationship to the next level. Can Jodi help them find a new high-rise home along the waterfront, that will also suit their adorable new puppy?
Jenna and Dean have been sharing cramped quarters for a year, but now that they're expecting a baby, the couple is looking for an apartment that's fit for a growing family. And although they're on a tight budget, they're hoping to stay in the same upscale waterfront neighborhood. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to leave no stone unturned in her search for a luxurious, two-bedroom apartment. But can she get the couple to keep an open mind? Jodi delivers plenty of options at both ends of the budget. But will they opt for a low-priced fixer-upper, or an expensive Victorian with all the bells and whistles?
With her maternity leave coming to an end, single mother Jeanine is looking for a new home closer to her support network. And in order to accommodate both her baby and her best friend, she's hoping to find a spacious, wheelchair accessible two-bedroom apartment in one of the city's most popular neighborhoods. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find Jeanine an urban family pad with all the comforts but warns she'll probably have to compromise on her wish list. Every property she visits has its pros and cons. But will Jeanine opt for a wallet-friendly spacious apartment or a smaller one-bedroom with an unbeatable location?
A PhD student in psychology, Kim has just moved to the big city for a one-year internship. And since she's currently crashing at her friend's tiny apartment, she's desperate to find a spacious pad of her own where she can study in peace and entertain in style. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She vows to find the perfect space for a single gal, but with Kim's sizeable wish list, warns she'll have to adjust her expectations to fit the big city rental reality. Jodi shows her a luxurious downtown apartment, a spacious uptown home, and a one-bedroom condo. But can she help Kim negotiate a deal when the apartment she wants is beyond her budget?
Tired of couch surfing and in dire need of his own space, busy banker and newly single father of three, Kevin, is looking for a three-bedroom rental close to his children's home and within walking distance to their school. And although he's got a sizeable budget, finding a rental in an owner-dominated neighborhood is proving to be a huge challenge. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find a suitable dwelling for Kevin and his kids... But can she get him to adjust his expectations or expand his search area? Jodi finds an entire detached home and a new condo across from a park. But is Kevin willing to compromise on size to get the perfect location? And can he negotiate an open-ended lease?
With her new drama degree in hand, rental virgin Jessica is leaving her small-town behind and is hoping to make it big as an actress in the city. But beyond a job, acting classes, and an agent, she needs to find a safe urban pad where she can start her new life. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find Jessica a grown-up inner-city apartment at a price she can afford but warns that space will be at a premium. Jessica visits a number of bachelor apartments at the heart of the country's entertainment industry and eventually narrows down the options. But without a job, can she convince the landlord she'll be a reliable tenant?
Fresh from recent break-ups and looking to start their own children's clothing line, fashion designers and best friends Nadine and Natalie are looking for a swank two-bedroom apartment where they can cut their expenses, focus on their new business, and entertain their friends. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find them an ample live-work space to fit their glam personalities and tight budget. But can she get the picky pair to see beyond a home's esthetic flaws? The main floor of a bungalow fails to impress, but two high-rise options eventually end up on the short list. Can they negotiate a budget deal in a renter's market? And can Jodi create the inspired interiors they're looking for?
Kelly and Sarah both loved living on their own, but since Kelly's new landlord is taking over her apartment, the two friends have decided to pool their resources and find a charming inner-city oasis they can share. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find them a rental with plenty of character that's complete with the outdoor space they crave. But will be they willing to adjust their expectations? They tour a number of tempting homes that feature the all-important patio. But after narrowing down the options, can they get the landlord to create a privacy partition? And will Jodi's efforts make their new space feel like home?
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