Jessica and Alex recently got engaged after dating long distance for the past two years. With a marriage in their near future, and a job relocation that places him in Wilmington, Delaware, the couple needs to find a place to call home. Since they've never lived together, discovering their individual wants and needs will be new territory for both of them. Jessica definitely wants something new and updated ? which is not easily found in the historic neighborhoods of Wilmington. Alex on the other hand is more interested in an investment. With a limited budget, can they find their perfect first home that's both updated and investment worthy? Tune in to see when House Hunters heads to Delaware!
Blair and Crystal have lived in 10 different homes over the past 12 years, since Crystal's job with an energy company requires them to move every couple years. Living all over the world has been an adventure, but now Crystal has landed a dream assignment in her hometown of Houston, TX where they will stay for at least 4 years. So with a budget of $500,000, they're ready to buy a permanent place to call home. But while Blair wants a big house with a large yard out in the 'burbs, Crystal wants a place right in the middle of Houston's historic 'Heights' district where she can be close to work and the action. The pressure is on to find a house these globe-trotters can agree on.
India-born Ekta and Sahil love working in the heart of Manhattan, and after a year of renting in Jersey City, they'd like to buy their first home in the big city. But in a town where property sells for $1000 per square foot, their $425,000 budget won't buy them much space ? especially when they're determined to get amenities like a doorman, elevator and gym! Will the couple settle for a tiny space, or venture outside the city to find the starter home of their dreams?
Kayla and Jacob are first time home-buyers are on the search for a place in the up and coming area of East Austin. Jacob leans toward a fixer-upper while Kayla isn't crazy about the idea of working on a project. But finding a place they can agree on is only half the battle. With their rental lease about to run out, Kayla and Jacob have a short amount of time to find a place. Can they find a home that works for both of them, and can they find it soon?
When Robert's company moved from San Francisco to Houston, his wife Michelle was devasted at the thought of leaving her close-knit family behind. To cushion the blow, her Mom offered to move with them, and Robert agreed to let her find her dream home. But they soon discover that with Michelle's picky taste, even a Texas-sized real estate market might be too small for her dream.
LaShawan is training to be a crime scene investigator, but she has another area of interest: fashion! She loves clothes and shoes, and the closet space in her tiny rental isn't sufficient to hold her prized possessions. She and her daughter Candace are searching historic Fredericksburg, Virginia for a single family home with tons of storage space, as well as a roomy master suite and updated kitchen. But LaShawan's $225,000 budget may not be big enough to satisfy this demanding single mom's wish list!
By living with his parents, Shane, a 21-year-old fireman/paramedic, has saved up enough to buy his first home in Corona, California. With a budget of $300,000, he's looking for a house that he can transform into his ultimate bachelor pad. His parents, Ron and Kim, want to him to realize his dream, but join him on his search to talk sense.
Mary is a perfectionist, so when it comes to buying her first home in Chicago, she knows exactly what she wants. After looking at homes for 6 months, nothing meets her standards. Will Mary find the perfect place or is this the recipe for a perfect disaster?
After relocating to Arlington, VA, Alex moved into a two-bedroom apartment with two old college buddies. Now a year later, this 24 year-old can no longer take the mess and stress that comes with sharing the tiny pad. So he's looking for a place in the greater D.C. area with a room he can rent for a little extra income. His mom Lynelle is helping with the hunt. But while she's pushing for a more established neighborhood, Alex is open to stretching his budget in one of D.C.'s up and coming areas. Can he walk the fine line between being a frugal buyer, and finding a place nice enough to entice a renter?
Brian, a fireman, and his wife Brandi Jo, a cop, are on the hunt for their first home in Montgomery, Ohio. After having their third child, they decided it's time to find a place with more space. But, they want more than enough bedrooms for their three kids and an open kitchen. They want extra garage space to house everything from motorcycles to ATV's, a large lot and possibly a pool.
When her Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, Maya moved back home to help out. Now, a year later, Mom is healthy and Maya is ready to find a place of her own. But with her big sister in tow, and Dad as her agent, this first time buyer may have her hands full. Dad wants her to buy a single family house, but Maya wants a condo. Will she stick to her plan, or be pursuaded by her family?
Hobie is a Sergeant-At-Arms for the Virginia Senate. As a fourth generation Virginian, he wants to move his family to the historic area of Church Hill, one of the first neighborhoods in Richmond where his ancestors once walked. But his pregnant wife Melissa thinks a home from that era will mean way too much work, so she wants something more suburban and family friendly. Can they find a place to satisfy both their tastes without breaking their 275K budget?
Gee and Juan love the southern charm and fun nightlife of Atlanta, but their rental is no longer working. They run their growing event planning business out of their kitchen, and they're tired of the clutter and paperwork. Another problem: this couple loves to host big groups of friends, and their boisterous gatherings have attracted complaints -- and even visits from the police! They've decided to spend $250,000 on a bigger home, with more privacy. But the biggest challenge will be reaching a compromise with each other: Gee wants an older house he can put his own touches on, to improve its resale potential, while Juan wants a move-in ready place. Add in the fact that Juan hates natural light, and this will be a house hunt to remember!
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