A newly engaged couple is looking for the perfect house in Arlington, Texas, to start their lives together. Very new or updated is at the top of her list, while he wants a place with lots of character, even if it needs a little work. She's also holding out for her dream kitchen with new appliances and white cabinets.
A young, soon-to-be-married couple is looking to buy their first house in Phoenix, but they're struggling to find a home that doesn't have the Spanish or Southwestern features common in the city. She's a teacher and wants a pool with a lush backyard to enjoy during the summer. He's an engineering student who owns an engraving business and doesn't have time to maintain a pool or take care of a lawn.
A Baltimore couple is ready to upgrade from their one-bedroom apartment to a single-family home. He'll be acting as their real estate agent and hopes to find something that makes his very picky wife happy. She wants it all: an updated kitchen with an island, a big backyard, a bathroom on the main floor, an open floor plan with a master suite -- and it has to be move-in-ready. So good luck with that.
A young married couple in Raleigh, North Carolina, both love Craftsman-style homes, as well as French country and Colonial. On that they can agree. Everything else, not so much.
To save money, newlyweds have been living with her parents, but now they are finally ready to take the leap into homeownership. Both of them want a classic New Orleans home, but for him that means a shotgun- or Craftsman-style home, while for her it's a Victorian.
Young parents with two small children need a larger home for their family in Destin, Florida. He thinks Florida living calls for a pool, but she's worried about teaching the kids to swim and keeping up with the maintenance.
A tech-industry professional in Chicago has found a new passion in rehabbing homes. Her friend, an experienced real estate investor along for the search, wants her to find a place with minimal work that has a fast turnaround. But she wants to do a full-gut renovation.
A young professional is looking for the perfect apartment to call home in Washington, D.C. She's hoping to find a place that has views of the water, plenty of space to entertain and, last but not least, a dishwasher because she never wants to wash another dish again.
A pastor and his wife have five children and are expecting baby number six very soon. While both agree that space is the biggest priority in finding a new home, he also wants a move-in-ready home with a big backyard for the kids, and she wants a Craftsman-style home with hardwood floors throughout.
Philadelphia parents with a toddler have sold their small row house and are searching for a forever home in the burbs. She wants a Colonial like she grew up in, but he'd be happy with a big townhouse.
A couple's having a hard time getting into the hot Nashville real estate market. She isn't afraid to spend a little more to live in an up-and-coming area, just as long as they can get a cozy Craftsman. But she's determined to find a new and modern home.
A thirtysomething married couple with kids looks to purchase a home with a farm to raise livestock in Rockford, Michigan. While he's set on getting a minimum of 10 acres, she's more concerned about buying a home in a family-friendly neighborhood for their children.
First time buyers want different things on their Minneapolis house hunt. She has her heart set on an older home with lots of charm, while he's interested only in a house that's new or very updated.
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