TJ and Jordon debate buying a fixer-upper vs. move-in ready in St. Louis. After seeing a well priced but shabby foreclosure that requires a lot of repairs, the couple tours a finished identical model to see the home's potential.
Ashley & Sean finely find their perfect home in Austin Tx. After tense negotiations they go under contract, only to be confronted during inspection by a $13K foundation repair. They ask the seller to pay for the repairs but she won't budge so Ashley & Sean start their home search all over again. They find a new home of their dreams and put in an offer but no one can come to a price agreement.
Rachel and Kyle are college sweethearts looking to buy a house in the western suburbs of St. Louis before getting married. They find the perfect place and finally negotiate an affordable price but there's a catch. They must wait until the sellers buy their next house and move in. After months of waiting, they learn the house does not appraise for the contract price so they have to re-open negotiations and risk losing the house. Will all their waiting have been in vain?
Proud parents of a 200-lb Mastiff named Bransen, Jonathan and Whitney desperately want out of their 900-sq-ft apartment. Their lease is expiring in two months and they don't want to go month-to-month and pay more than double their current rent. Waiting until the last minute creates problems when they find a house only to run into a snag with their loan. Will they be able to close in time, or will they be stuck in a small apartment with their big dog?
Luyen and Anthony negotiate the world of short sales and deal contingencies in their search for a home outside St. Louis. Luyen is determined to get a great price, but will her frugal stubbornness keep her out of the home she really loves?
Colin & Katie just got married and moved to Austin and are ready to buy their first place. With just one income and dreams of living in an expensive neighborhood, it'll take savvy negotiations to go under contract. Will their tough negotiating push the sellers too far and prevent them from closing the deal?
Kelly is a single mom wanting to buy a house in downtown St. Louis so her kids can continue in their schools and live close to her parents. With her dad by her side, Kelly offers on a fixer that needs work. It's a great deal and the seller promises to customize the home to fit her family. Will it be too good to be true when the deal is jeopardized when the agreement is compromised.
Velvet is looking for her first place in Austin. After she rejects one home for foundation issues, will the next home's need for another major repair could keep her from closing?
Jasonee and Jeffery have seen 270 homes and can't agree on anything because they are deadlocked in a debate. She wants to live in the city of St. Louis, he wants to buy outside in the county. When Jeffery finally sways Jasonee to bid on a house in the county, she gets cold feet and makes a last ditch effort for one in the city. Will they ever come to an agreement or keep renting?
Carly and David are ecstatic about their recent engagement but there's one big problem: They live four hours apart. Time is limited to a few jam packed weekends as they look at as many houses as possible. Then, tension builds when David finds the house he absolutely loves but Carly isn't sold. Who'll give in this battle of wills?
Dr. Stacy Bone, veterinarian, has recently moved back to St. Louis and is ready to buy his first place. He's enjoyed a nomadic lifestyle in his adult life and isn't sure he's ready to settle down and plant roots. In every home he tours there's always one aspect of the place that ruins it for him. He finally confronts his fears and puts an offer in on a home. The sellers accept but the inspection reveals the chimney needs a tuck pointing job. Stacy asks the sellers to pony up cash for the fix.
Jennifer and Andrew are struggling to find their first home in pricy San Francisco. They begin their home search without a realtor and quickly realize they need help. They interview and hire Caroline who shows them a gorgeous townhouse. The only problem - it's over their $600K budget. Will Caroline be able to score them a fabulous deal so they buy their first place?
Kelly and Adam have only been married for two months, and they're already not seeing eye-to-eye. Kelly is determined to buy a really nice house in her hometown of Oakville, MO. Adam wants the most bang for their buck. When they find a place Kelly absolutely loves, Adam won't sign unless they get an amazing deal. Just when the lengthy negotiations are nearing an end, Adam switches jobs--creating more problems for this fiery St. Louis couple. Will this late twist in the story cause them to lose the house they fought so hard for?
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