About The Show

Real estate agent Drew Levin and his partner, contractor Danny Perkins, have been friends since college and now run a successful renovation business together.  They strategically buy old or foreclosed homes in desirable locations, but rather than flipping them for a quick profit, they Renovate to Rent.   Using specific design plans, they transform these homes to attract top rental dollar.  Even though they’re young, they already own and manage over 70 homes, and the number just keeps growing.
Season 1, Episode 6

Triple Pain and Gain

Danny and Drew tour three investment properties before taking on their biggest challenge to date, a triplex. Now Danny is faced with the challenge of figuring out the best way to spend his $60,000 renovation budget across three different units. Half way through the project, Drew second guesses the purchase worrying that they may have made a costly mistake. Danny pushes to finish on time and on budget, knowing that this property could be their biggest success.

Wednesday
Oct 8
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Expanding on Profits

Danny and Drew explore three different properties before investing in the riskiest option. They go with a small house, that has a big lot size and room to expand. Danny knows that doubling the square footage of a home is no small undertaking. It will take a large renovation budget and careful planning. Danny spends $50,000 building a new two bedroom, one bath addition, plus $30,000 on upgrades in the existing house. While Danny wraps up his work, Drew feels the pressure to get the place rented out.

Wednesday
Oct 22
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Expanding on Profits

Danny and Drew explore three different properties before investing in the riskiest option. They go with a small house, that has a big lot size and room to expand. Danny knows that doubling the square footage of a home is no small undertaking. It will take a large renovation budget and careful planning. Danny spends $50,000 building a new two bedroom, one bath addition, plus $30,000 on upgrades in the existing house. While Danny wraps up his work, Drew feels the pressure to get the place rented out.

Wednesday
Jan 21
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 4

Thinking Outside the Walls

Drew and Danny tour three investment properties before deciding to purchase a duplex with a challenging layout. With an $80,000 renovation budget, Danny is forced to think outside of the existing walls creating an expanded kitchen, new bedrooms and a high end bathroom. The goal is to maximize the space as well as the rent.

Wednesday
Jan 28
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Reaching Rent Potential

Danny and Drew check out three investment properties before purchasing a duplex with loads of hidden rental potential in the unfinished attic. With a $70,000 renovation budget, Danny creates access to the attic, adding two new bedrooms and a bathroom, while updating the existing kitchen. The end results are impressive, now the pressure is on Drew to get the place rented out.

Wednesday
Feb 18
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 3

Drew Takes Over

Real estate agent Drew Levin and contractor Danny Perkins have $230,000 to spend on a new rental property. They tour a four-bedroom house that's listed at $185,000 and a duplex for $200,000. Both need about $15,000 in renovations. The repairs in the house are straightforward, but the duplex has an upper unit with a funky layout that Danny finds challenging. Plus, he just had surgery on a torn Achilles tendon and will have to rely on Drew to do most of the renovations. Drew prefers the duplex and promises to help as much as possible to make this one work. He teams up with licensed contractor Andy Corbin to realize Danny's plan of a better layout in the one-bedroom apartment. They update the kitchen a space-spaving island that features hidden fridge and freezer drawers, and turn an un-used area under the pitched roof into a breakfast nook with a custom built banquette seating. Without having to touch the lower unit, they get it rented for $1,500 per month, and the upper unit goes for $1,300 per month thanks to the guys' planning and hard work.

Thursday
Jun 18
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 4

Going Home Again

Real estate agent Drew Levin and contractor Danny Perkins are looking to spend $400,000 on a new rental property…one of their biggest budgets yet. Drew surprises Danny with the first place - the house where they were roommates ten years ago. It's a great six-bedroom duplex, but the lower unit kitchen needs help, and the outdoor deck is falling apart. However, the yard is huge, and the upper unit is already rented for $2,800 per month. Next, they look at a three-bedroom place in Linden Hills, a desirable neighborhood that the guys have been trying to break into for years. In order for this one to work, it needs an $85,000 renovation that includes a kitchen extension and master suite addition. They ultimately decide against the risk of major construction, and buy the Green Monster duplex for $315,000. Danny's Achilles injury has healed, and he gets off crutches just in time to update the kitchen with a better layout, granite countertops, a subway tile backsplash, and a five-foot island with barstool seating. Outside, they build a new cedar deck, complete with a custom built bags set – the same lawn game that the guys used to play when they lived here. Drew takes a risk by bringing in potential renters before construction is finished, but it pays off when they decide to rent the lower unit for $1,500 per month.

Thursday
Jun 18
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 2, Episode 5

Bonus Room to Bedroom

Real estate agent Drew Levin and contractor Danny Perkins don't always find the perfect place, but their business depends on them continuing to purchase and renovate investment properties. This time around, they have $250,000 to spend…but they don't like any of the places they tour. The first is a four-bedroom Victorian with great original woodwork and a finished kitchen. But the only major work it needs is new windows, which wouldn't make much of a difference in the rental price. Next, they look at a two-bedroom house with a weird layout. The bedrooms and bathrooms are nice, but the kitchen is boxed-in, and there's a second living room in the back of the house that's just wasted space. Finally, they tour a four-bedroom place that listed at $240,000. But they're only in there a few minutes before realizing that the renovations would put them way over budget.

Tuesday
Feb 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

University Upgrade

Real estate agent Drew Levin and contractor Danny Perkins are looking in one of the most competitive rental markets in Minneapolis – student housing. The over-supply of rentals near the University of Minnesota makes it hard to get top-dollar on a place, so the guys need to spend their $300,000 budget on a place with lots of potential for renovation.

Tuesday
Feb 16
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

Reaching Rent Potential

Danny and Drew check out three investment properties before purchasing a duplex with loads of hidden rental potential in the unfinished attic. With a $70,000 renovation budget, Danny creates access to the attic, adding two new bedrooms and a bathroom, while updating the existing kitchen. The end results are impressive, now the pressure is on Drew to get the place rented out.

Tuesday
Mar 8
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 7

Reaching Rent Potential

Danny and Drew check out three investment properties before purchasing a duplex with loads of hidden rental potential in the unfinished attic. With a $70,000 renovation budget, Danny creates access to the attic, adding two new bedrooms and a bathroom, while updating the existing kitchen. The end results are impressive, now the pressure is on Drew to get the place rented out.

Tuesday
Mar 22
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 4

Going Home Again

Real estate agent Drew Levin and contractor Danny Perkins are looking to spend $400,000 on a new rental property…one of their biggest budgets yet. Drew surprises Danny with the first place - the house where they were roommates ten years ago. It's a great six-bedroom duplex, but the lower unit kitchen needs help, and the outdoor deck is falling apart. However, the yard is huge, and the upper unit is already rented for $2,800 per month. Next, they look at a three-bedroom place in Linden Hills, a desirable neighborhood that the guys have been trying to break into for years. In order for this one to work, it needs an $85,000 renovation that includes a kitchen extension and master suite addition. They ultimately decide against the risk of major construction, and buy the Green Monster duplex for $315,000. Danny's Achilles injury has healed, and he gets off crutches just in time to update the kitchen with a better layout, granite countertops, a subway tile backsplash, and a five-foot island with barstool seating. Outside, they build a new cedar deck, complete with a custom built bags set – the same lawn game that the guys used to play when they lived here. Drew takes a risk by bringing in potential renters before construction is finished, but it pays off when they decide to rent the lower unit for $1,500 per month.

Tuesday
Apr 5
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 13

Adding An Attic Bathroom

Real estate agent Drew Levin and contractor Danny Perkins have up to $300,000 to spend on their next rental property…and their choices are a three-bedroom house and a six-bedroom duplex. They check out the $245,000 duplex first. Next, they look at the house, which is priced lower, at $205,000. It's right in the heart of the city, but there's only one bathroom and the bedrooms aren't great.

Tuesday
Apr 12
7:30am | 6:30c

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