Madelyn's housing has always been included in her job at a downtown university. But while her on-campus commute means she lives just a few steps from the office, this young professional has outgrown her noisy student residence and is hoping to find a peaceful urban oasis of her own. Rental expert Jodi Gilmour promises to find Madelyn a cozy home with lots of personality. But with romantic notions and a long list of must-haves, Jodi's first job is to get the first-time renter's head out of the clouds and into a budget-friendly one-bedroom.
Bramilee shares an apartment with roommates and her fiance Bru still lives with his parents in the suburbs. And since they're getting married in just six weeks, the couple is hoping to find and move into a downtown home of their own before the wedding. With time running out and with the couple focused on their big day, rental expert Jodi Gilmour promises to find them a place where they can live happily ever after, or at least until their condo is ready in a few years. Although the couple wants their first home to be special, they also want to keep their expenses in check. And it's up to Jodi to find an urban oasis that ticks all the boxes!
Single father Marlon moved to the big city for a new job and although he's been crashing at his sister's place, it's time to find a bachelor pad of his own. So far, he's seen several potential apartments but he hasn't been able to make a commitment. Rental expert Jodi Gilmour steps in to find Marlon a sophisticated kid-friendly space that feels like home. With mom in tow, Marlon is more motivated than ever to sign a lease but with his tight budget, a basement apartment in a residential neighborhood is the only way to go. And Jodi warns that if keeps procrastinating, he'll be left out in the cold.
Although they now live just across the street from his downtown office, new parents Rafael and Mariafe are getting tired of navigating a stroller through a sea of traffic and skyscrapers. They're ready to trade in his convenient commute for a spacious family home. With the couple's healthy budget, rental expert Jodi Gilmour is confident she can find them a cozy and quiet urban oasis. But when she comes up with several great options that feature completely different perks, Rafael and Mariafe are faced with a tough decision.
Lyndsey's suburban townhouse was roomy enough when she lived on her own but since her boyfriend Ryan moved in, they've maxed out the space: the dining room has become an office, they eat their meals on the couch and they've stopped entertaining altogether. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find the couple a spacious home that fits their lifestyle and has plenty of room for a brand new puppy. But since Lyndsey prefers the suburbs and Ryan craves the city life, Jodi's got a double property search on her hands. Her big challenge is to narrow down the options so Lyndsey and Ryan can make a decision that suits them both.
An art-loving hipster who writes a popular blog about the city, Louisa works from home and loves her job. But lately, her stuffy and charm-free mid-town apartment is sapping her creativity and she's desperate to find a live-work combination that works! Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to track down a pet-friendly home that inspires but warns that her ample wish list also comes with a matching price tag. Louisa loves the uber-cool West End, but it seems that 'hip' also comes with a ramshackle downside.
With their roommate moving out, Shai and Britt need to downsize. But they definitely don't want to give up too much space, their fully stocked pantry or the neighborhood they've always called home. Rental expert Jodi Gilmour promises to find them a dog-friendly apartment where they can entertain in style but explains they may have to sacrifice a few items on their wish list. The couple has a very clear idea of what they're looking for. The only question is whether the home of their dreams actually exists. And whether a property with potential is worth investing elbow grease and some TLC.
Newlyweds and homebodies Seamus and Anna live in a charming house with a great kitchen. But with an overwhelming number of DIY jobs, mold issues, and a huge lawn to mow they're tired of wasting their time and money on a fixer-upper rental. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to track down a spacious trouble-free property that includes a separate workshop and outdoor entertainment space. But finding a low-maintenance dog friendly home with a perfect landlord in the couple's ideal neighborhood may be a tall order ? even for Jodi.
A feisty Latin radio host and self-proclaimed diva, Jocelyn is tired of living out of boxes and is looking for a glamorous modern love shack where she can settle down with her fiance. Rental expert Jodi Gilmour promises to lead her to a diva-fabulous urban oasis where she can live it up in style. But Jocelyn is determined to find a two-bedroom, two-bathroom pad with an outdoor entertainment space. With a seriously limited budget and a long list of must-haves, Jodi warns she will have to compromise in order to get most of what she wants.
Since her big sister is leaving town, indecisive Leah is about to be on her own for the very first time. With her freshly-minted Masters degree in hand, she just landed a great job and now she's got just one month to find an apartment to match. Rental expert Jodi Gilmour promises to track down an urban home Leah can put her stamp on. And in order to meet the tight deadline, she also vows to help narrow down the options in record time so she can make up her mind. Leah admits the process is scary. Especially when it comes to making a final decision.
After volunteering in a remote African village where she lived in a bamboo hut by the ocean, free-spirited Sarah is back in the big city to start her new life. She's hoping to settle in a friendly community where she can put down roots. Rental expert Jodi Gilmour promises to track down a secure, eco-friendly urban pad that reflects Sarah's clutter-free lifestyle. Compared to her African digs, the luxurious options and modern conveniences she encounters feel overwhelming. But Jodi keeps the house hunt on track and Sarah's supportive brother helps narrow down the options.
A schedule and checklist-loving couple who don't like surprises, Adam and Melissa thought they'd found the perfect apartment. That is, until they moved in and discovered a long list of maintenance issues, including leaks, electrical issues, and ants. Now they're desperate to move again. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to lead them to trouble-free new digs but her first challenge is getting the analytical pair to trust her expertise. Jodi tracks down a range of options that match the couple's long wish list. But satisfying their ideal esthetic and the need for an optimal kitty view proves to be an unexpected challenge.
After managing a long-distance relationship, Sheena and Adam are finally in the same city and are looking for the perfect place to call home. They want to live in style but they've recently discovered they also want very different things in an apartment. Enter rental expert Jodi Gilmour. She promises to find them a spacious urban pad that suits their divergent tastes. But with less than ten days until they have to move, time is tight. The couple's healthy budget means finding a home that matches their wish list isn't a problem. The challenge is deciding whether to go with luxurious modern or shabby chic.
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