A young Indiana couple followed their entrepreneurial dreams to Atlanta so they could start a business. Now that they've landed, however, the cost and size of homes in Atlanta in comparison to what they knew in Indiana has left them with a bit of sticker shock.
Married wedding photographers have decided to upsize from their 450-square-foot condo in Kittery, Maine, after their daughter moves back in with them. They agree that they don't want a place that's too big, but while she's willing to do some work to get the features she wants, he wants move-in ready.
First-time buyers are on the hunt for a home in Rochester, New York. She's looking for a place with a home office near the city but he's hoping for a big backyard and a little privacy farther out. Most of all, this young couple just needs more room to start their family.
A young woman is on the hunt for her first home in the suburbs of her native Detroit. She wants it to have lots of vintage charm but it also has to be totally updated and move-in ready. She faces a few tough decisions so she's bringing a friend along to help make inevitable compromises.
A buyer priced out of San Francisco so she's looking to buy a weekend place in nearby Guerneville, California. She has her heart set on a vintage cabin close to town but her old roommate and touring partner think she needs a newer, lower maintenance place.
A stand-up comedian and his wife search for a duplex in Astoria, New York. They both want the rental income of a second unit but that's where their agreements end. She's ready to renovate and make it her own while he just wants something move-in ready.
With the kids off to college, a West Orlando dad is ready to move into the empty nest of his fantasies, but his wife wants a place big enough to lure her children back.
After a few years in Minneapolis, a New Zealand native and his wife are moving their three kids, two dogs and a fish to Seattle for his new job. Reeling from real estate sticker shock, the couple has raised their initial budget to find a home with a big kitchen and a spacious backyard. But his biggest hurdle might be convincing his wife that they need a spot for the boat he's always wanted.
An aspiring professional bodybuilder is pumped to purchase his first home in Austin, Texas. He has two requirements: a massive kitchen for prepping healthy meals and no front-facing garage. His friend and designer, who he brings along on the hunt, tries to convince him to get over the garage fixation in order to find a place.
First-time buyers in Charleston, South Carolina, are looking for a home with downtown walkability and proximity to the beach. She's hoping to capture the charm and Southern hospitality of a beachfront bungalow, while he's pushing for the sleek lines and open floor plan of a modern home.
Married lawyers are moving with their teenage boys from a large house in Arkansas to Nashville, but the size of their new place is open to debate. He wants another huge house but on a smaller lot that needs less maintenance. She wants a big lot with lots of trees and privacy but a smaller house because their sons are starting to leave home.
A married couple brings a contractor friend on their search for a vacation home in the Florida Keys. He wants a move-in ready historical bungalow with a pool and a "Hemingway Room" for reading and smoking cigars. She wants a complete fixer-upper with water views, and she's used to getting her way.
A couple decides to move to McKinney, Texas, to be closer to her family. He's looking for a contemporary home with clean lines and space for an office, but she's got her heart set on a homey Craftsman with room to grow their family.
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