A Maine couple is searching for their first home in the Portland area. She's hoping for a Cape Cod or a Colonial that feels cozy and welcoming, while he'd prefer a midcentury modern with clean lines and a minimalist aesthetic. But what he wants more than anything is about 20 acres so he can have his own trapshooting range.
Twin sisters looking to buy a house in Galveston, Texas, are hoping to score a place as close to the water as possible. Since one of them is a real estate agent, she'll be handing the deal. From ranch-style homes and bungalows to a pair of twin houses right next to each other, this hunt could cause a double take.
A Columbus, Ohio, couple wants very different things on their house hunt. He's looking for a move-in-ready Craftsman or Colonial. She's cookie-cutter all the way and is focusing on newer contemporary builds with a uniform look, because she loves the idea that no one has the option to make the neighborhood look ugly.
A Navy officer and his wife, who are being reassigned to Virginia Beach, Virginia, are looking for a large four-bedroom house. But he's okay with an old home in the right location, while she wants a brand-new build.
A first-time buyer and engineer is looking for a bungalow in Indianapolis that's modest in size but with room to entertain friends and family. Joining him on the search, his girlfriend thinks he should look for something larger than a bungalow, especially since she's hoping to move into his new home with him.
With real estate prices in Silicon Valley skyrocketing, a couple has expanded their search to a peaceful coastal town nearby called Half Moon Bay. He grew up in France and doesn't like the inaccurate "French style" elements often used in American homes, but she loves homes that have French-style exteriors.
Newlyweds have agreed it's time to upgrade to a larger home and start a family. He's a classically trained musician and is partial to Craftsman homes with space for his grand piano, but she's more interested in the Cape Cod style.
Newlyweds are looking for a really big house in their native Loudon County, Virginia, where they'll have the room to start a family. He wants a big yard for playing lawn games and space to play video games in the basement, while she wants a fancy kitchen and an open layout for entertaining.
Engaged twentysomethings in Connecticut want to find their first place before they get married. She'd love to find a turnkey Colonial-style home, but he wants a contemporary-style fixer
An aspiring country western singer and her husband leave their home in Kansas so she can pursue a career in Nashville. They're more than ready to buy a house since they're temporarily living in a trailer, but she wants a brick ranch-style home as close to the heart of Nashville as they can get. He, on the other hand, grew up on a 60-acre farm and wants to be closer to nature, away from neighbors.
Noel, a Colorado native, is looking for a charming home in suburban Denver to call her own, with enough room for her dog and five bicycles. But she's not going at it alone, since her best friend, Laura, is coming along to help. And Laura's got some wants too, since she's going to be renting a room in Noel's new home.
Nicholas and Tyler want very different types of homes in Chicago. Tyler, who loves Chicago architecture, is pushing for a turn-of-the-century brownstone with wood floors and a fireplace. As a real estate agent, Nicholas knows that vintage homes come with smaller bedrooms and closets, so he wants a brand-new high-rise with a doorman and a pool.
Relocating from Florida to the Dallas suburbs for his job as a home improvement store manager, this family is having trouble with their house hunt. She's from Poland and wants a European-style home with plenty of windows. He prefers Craftsman-style homes with fewer windows and a lot of privacy.
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