Amery, a 28 year-old school teacher, spent his childhood moving from place to place. Now, he's longing to put down roots and buy a home of his own in the Houston suburb of Pearland. He needs a place that's big enough to share with his roommates - best friend Henry and Henry's young son Parker. And even though he's ready to spend the very grown-up sum of $150,000 on a home, Amery wants to make sure there's plenty of room for him and his friends to play! Can this overgrown kid find a home that'll be fun ? and a good investment?
Lea wants her husband, Nate, to buy a second home on Tybee Island, Georgia, on his very first visit there. She thinks it will be the perfect place to take a break from their busy jobs in Chicago. While Lea loves the idea of buying an idyllic beach cottage, Nate is more concerned about the bottom line. Can their realtor, Jason Bishop, find a place that lives up to Lea's expectations and sticks to Nate's $550,000 budget?
Julie Young, a native of Texas, has spent the last 15 years building a life for herself in Orlando, Florida. She has become successful at her job, sings in her church choir and has a huge group of good friends. The only problem is everything she is involved with is located about 15 miles away from her current home in Kissimmee, Florida. When she first bought her home, the Kissimmee area was where she could afford but now she's hoping to be closer to friends and her social life in an area of Orlando called the Dr. Phillips neighborhood. She and her best friend Kevin-Michael will take a look at several homes in the area. He's known Julie for over 12 years, and isn't afraid to be honest about what she needs in a home. Will their realtor be able to help Julie live in the place where her life is? Find out, as House Hunters heads to Orlando!
TV news producers Allison and David met on the job and married soon after. Now they're sharing a condo in Washington D.C. that's so small, they still can't open all their wedding gifts! They've agreed to search for a new home, but while David is determined to stay in the city he adores, Allison has set her sights on the Virginia suburbs. David will have a fight on his hands: since Allison suffers from asthma, she is determined to find a newly built home with no signs of mold, not an easy thing to do in historic downtown D.C. With a budget of $700,000, can this couple find a place they can actually agree on?
For the past 18 months, Paul has been commuting between his home in Mason, Ohio and Baltimore, Maryland. So, he spends the weekend with his wife Gina and their daughters, Paige and Mia, and is in Baltimore for the rest of the work week. This commute has been tough on the whole family. So, he and Gina decided to sell their dream home in Ohio and buy a house in Baltimore. But, they've had to face the harsh reality that the real estate market in Baltimore is much higher than Mason. Can their broker, Anne Herrara Franklin, find a house that lives up to their expectations without maxing out their $700,000 budget?
Is it true that love has no boundaries? Todd and Tanya are putting that theory to the test. This engaged couple is planning a wedding, while in school and working full time jobs, all while crammed into their small Palm Desert apartment. What they thought would be temporary housing has turned into 6 months of them living on top of each other. They're eager to find a larger place and get settled in before their weddding day. The biggest challenge is that they know exactly what they want, so their realtor has his work cut out for him. He'll take them to several homes, where this couple seems to find every flaw. Can they find a place that works for them before they tie the knot or will they be stuck in their small apartment?
During the seven years that Tim & Summer Munyon have been married, they've lived in five different states. They're ready to settle down for good, and have chosen Morgantown, West Virginia, a popular college town which is frequently cited by the media as one of the best small cities in the United States. Tim has accepted a job as a professor at West Virginia University, and they're eager to find a home that's close to campus, but not too close. Summer is also worried about the hilly terrain, so she'd like to find a home that does not require driving on steep roads. They begin their search with a budget of $250,000 - $300,000, but quickly find that those numbers are too low, and that Morgantown is an expensive place to buy. They raise their budget, but finding a house they can call home forever still proves to be tough. What kind of compromises will they have to make to get into this popular market?
Brian's a typical bachelor with a very unusual living situation: he rents an apartment in a former retirement home in Dallas, Texas that still caters to senior citizens! Since he's 28 and makes a good living, he's decided to opt for a more fitting lifestyle, and is searching for a home in the Dallas suburb of Irving. Along with his best friend and future roommate, Justin, Brian will try to find the perfect mix of smart investment and ''bachelor-friendly'' amenities. Can his $175,000 budget pay for a place that pleases both the buyer and his picky pal?
Gerri thinks house hunting is a lot like dating. There are a lot of ups and downs, but when you find "the one", you'll be happy. After searching for a while and dealing with a lot of rejections, she's asked her good friend Akoto to help her on this quest. Can her agent, Carlos Turner, find the perfect match and stay within her $160,000?
Christina and Stephen relocated from Rhode Island to West Hartford, Connecticut due to Stephen's new job in the area. They moved into a temporary rental so they could take their time and find a home where they eventually plan to raise a family. The problem is their small current home is driving them crazy. There are storage boxes everywhere, a small dated bathroom they have to share, and no yard space for their large dog. The couple is desperate to get out, but they don't want to settle on just any home. They are very particular about what they want, from modern ammenities to a large updated kitchen. It may be a challenge to find everything they want since many of the homes in the area are older. Their realtor is up for the challenge and has several great home for them to see. He'll point out the postive things about each place, while they tend to notice all the problems. Can he find a home that works for them or will they have to wind up settling.
Jon's job as a residence advisor at a small university in St. Louis, MO has created an unusual living situation for him, his wife Lisa and their toddler: they all reside in an apartment that's in a men's dorm! While sharing space with 100 college boys certainly has been eventful, to say the least, they'd like a place of their own, and now that Jon's accepted a new job at his church, they're in a hurry to buy. But even with a budget of $225,000, finding a move-in ready, 3-bedroom home will be tough ? and with Lisa's heart already set on one high-priced neighborhood, reaching a compromise will put these house hunters to the test!
Tina is on her own for the first time in her life. After a recent divorce she decided to make a fresh start in Florida. She currently lives in a rental in the Palm Beach area, but she wants to buy a home in Jupiter for several reasons. It's a closer commute to her new job, she likes the laid back vibe people have in the area and the most important reason is Tina's new pal Cat lives there. She and her friend Cat will check out several homes that her broker Michael Ferguson has picked out. The biggest challenge is Tina is very particular and she knows what she wants. Can her broker find a place that has everything she wants? Find out as House Hunters travels to Jupiter, Florida.
Boston couple Kristen and Rob's bid to buy their dream home fell through at the worst possible time, forcing them to move into a small apartment just one day before the birth of their first child. Now, ten months later, the baby is walking, and the lease on their apartment is nearly up, so they must restart the search for their forever home. Realtor Ann Trettis shows them three homes in the Boston suburb of Easton. Which one will help them forget the "one that got away"?
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