Arthi wants to buy a walk up condo unit near the Lake Michigan in Chicago, where this marathon runner likes to exercise. Unfortunately, her Mom is pushing her toward a high-rise, since she thinks a building with a doorman will be safer for her 25 year old daughter. Will Arthi stick to what she wants, or be persuaded by Mom?
With rental rates climbing in the Denver area, recent transplants have decided it would be better for them to buy their first home. He's willing to get a house that may need a little work, but she wants turnkey. They're both adamant about having a living room big enough for their huge sectional sofa. Finding a house that meets all of their needs and stays below their $200,000 budget in the competitive Denver real estate market won't be easy.
Nashville newlyweds have totally different visions of a home together. She wants traditional and stately. He wants split-level, laid back and casual. Will they find wedded bliss with a house that they both can agree on?
A Nebraska couple have a daughter who wants to take her gymnastics training to an elite level, so they've moved with her and her five siblings to the Minneapolis suburbs. With a budget of $450,000 finding a home with room for eight people will require a lot of bending.
Now settled in Fairfield, Connecticut, New York City transplants want to upgrade to a bigger home with a pool to share with their two young boys. She wants move-in ready this time around, but he isn't buying it. Will they go all in on a full renovation, or find a place with a few managable projects?
A roller derby enthusiast couple has moved from Oklahoma City to Denver. She wants a home that has a lot of character, and also thinks they should consider downsizing, since she wants to live in the heart of the city and doesn't think they can afford the same size house they had in Oklahoma. He wants big and move-in ready, and is willing to spend to get it.
A couple and their 15-month-old daughter are currently living in an old Victorian in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, that's been in his family for five generations. Since it's not ideal for their family, he's agreed to start looking for something new. However, the two of them don't see eye to eye about much of anything. He wants the same type of house that they're currently living in; a stately Victorian or Colonial. But she wants a cookie cutter split-level.
After a job relocation forces a sudden move, young newlyweds must find their first home in Kansas City. He wants to buy a turnkey home, while she wouldn't mind doing some renovation. Plus, she's a big fan of craftsman style homes and wants charm both inside and out, but he prefers contemporary.
A couple with twin toddlers need a bigger home in the St. Louis suburbs with separate spaces for both his office and the kids' toys. However, she wants something in the Federal style, similar to what she sees in downtown St. Louis, but he has his heart set on a mid-century modern, and a backyard big enough for a putting green.
A firefighter and an environmental scientist love history and charm, so they're looking for an historical home in rural New Jersey. But finding one that has all the detail they love without breaking the bank might be a tall order.
She's originally from India, he's an immigrant from Scotland. On their Nashville house hunt they couldn't be farther apart. She wants a French Provincial with a completely updated gourmet kitchen. He would prefer something simpler and modern, as long as it has a flat backyard so he can play soccer.
A newly single mom needs to find a home for herself and her two teenage daughters. Fortunately, she's a real estate agent, which is an advantage in the white hot housing market of upscale Danville, California. She needs a place with big enough bathrooms that her daughters can share, and a backyard for the family's golden retriever.
On a ski trip to Lake Tahoe, an Oakland couple decided to take the plunge into homeownership by purchasing a vacation home in the mountains. They both want a log-cabin feel, but he's eager to take on a project, while she wants something as move-in ready as possible.
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