After overcoming hardship and homelessness, a married couple searches for their first home in New Haven, CT. He is looking for a fixer with enough space for a game room, but she wants move-in ready with a fireplace and two full bathrooms, so they won't have to share with their daughters.
A Minnesota couple is eager to combine their families into one home in the Twin Cities. She's hoping to find a turnkey craftsman with nearby neighbors but he wants to find a home that comes with a lot of land and plenty of projects to keep him busy.
A couple from Humble, Texas, wants to feel like they've finally made it by purchasing a big, new home for their growing family. But she wants a two-story house with a grand entrance, while he hates the idea of walking up stairs.
A young tech worker is moving to Denver and wants a new build with all the latest finishes. Her best friend thinks she should splurge to get what she wants, but the pricey market might have other ideas.
An Air Force couple in Wisconsin is searching for a home where their kids can grow up. She wants to stay under budget and be close to her parents, but he's hoping for a large lot out in the country and doesn't mind paying more for something turnkey.
A Texas couple is looking for a vacation home in Durango, Colorado. While he wants a small and rustic place perfect for just the two of them, she thinks they need something larger for when their kids come to visit.
After spending six months deciding on a new dishwasher, an indecisive Chicago couple is struggling to compromise on a new home. He wants a turnkey, single-family home with a big yard but she's hoping for a home with vintage charm and is willing to take a fixer-upper.
A Florida couple hunts for a home that fits the needs of their blended family in Tarpon Springs. She wants a shorter commute and he wants to live close to the water. Even if they can find something fit works for both, they'll have to make a quick decision in the area's hot market.
Two first-generation American sons are helping their Japanese mother buy her first home in Oceanside, California. She's a fan of home improvement TV shows and wants a fixer-upper. One son is helping with her house hunt, and he's not convinced that he can handle the unknowns of a renovation and stay under their tight budget.
Newly stateside after working abroad, a couple seeks a home for themselves and their three rambunctious boys in Navarre, Florida. An engineer by trade, he immediately sees even the tiniest of flaws, while she is willing to make anything work to get them out of temporary housing.
A young couple moving to Fairfield, Connecticut, has some unusual requirements. He needs two perfectly placed trees for slacklining, and she wants to match their new home to a particular birdhouse.
An Ohio couple looks for a bigger home to accommodate their work and leisure needs. He wants a Craftsman with a man cave he can escape to but she wants a Victorian that has the space she needs for her growing business.
A Long Island couple has already moved from the city to the beach, but now she's ready to go for an even bigger and better home. Her husband wants to move back into the city, while she's looking for extra space and a pool for the kids at a home that’s just a sand dune away from the beach.
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