Fixer Upper: Texas-Sized House; Small Town Charm By: David L. Haynes December 01, 2015 Chip and Joanna Gaines help a Hillsboro, Tex. couple update a spacious but neglected house built in 1920, transforming it into a stylish and inviting home that's ideally suited to a growing family. Price and stock could change after publish date, and we may make money off these affiliate links. Learn more. 1 / 64 Photo: Rachel Whyte Welcome Home Chip and Jo undertook a sizable and ambitious renovation in this fixer upper, turning a run-down property that had been vacant for two years into this sleek and visually striking showplace.