Geoffrey and Tammy are a young married couple living in Los Angeles, and they're ready to buy their first home. Tammy has renovation phobia and doesn't want a house that needs updating, while Geoffrey jumps at the chance to do home improvement projects. Further complicating things is that the house must accommodate their large pool table; no matter what else has to be sacrificed, the pool table is coming with them.
Kristine and her boyfriend Dan have decided to take the next step and move in together. They'll also need space for her daughter Cameron and his daughter Aidan. But with a limited budget, finding a house in the Bay Area that meets everyone's needs poses a real challenge. And making matters worse, Kristine and Dan have very different wishlists. She may be the one buying the house, but they'll both have to compromise if they ever hope to find a home for their new family.
After growing up in a military family, Reggie moved around so much, he didn't know where home was. Now Reggie wants to settle down, and buy a home to live in with his girlfriend, Kendra, in Washington DC. Kendra wants a trendy DC neighborhood with fabulous shopping and restaurants. But Reggie is reluctant to pay top dollar for city living, and would prefer to have a newer home in a less urban area. Will this young couple find middle ground, and a place to call home, in the nation's capitol?
Years after losing her husband in a car accident, Kristin and her daughter are hoping for a fresh start. She and her new husband, Will, want to buy a home together near Texas A&M University where they both work. These Aggies hope to have a large family one day, so they are looking for a home big enough to accommodate their dreams.
Tamia is moving from New Orleans to Fresno for a new job. With just five days before she has to move, she doesn't have much time to decide on a home. Complicating matters, she's touring with two realtors, one who is a friend, and one assigned by her relocation company, and they don't always see eye to eye. This whirlwind tour of Fresno's new construction could get tricky.
TJ and Mary have been living at his parents' home to save money to buy their first place. With Mom spoiling him by packing his lunch and doing his laundry, TJ is loving their stay. Mary not so much. Now that they've saved up enough money for a down payment, they're ready to buy a home in the Concord, New Hampshire area. With a budget of $200,000, they're looking for a 2 bed, 2 bath house with plenty of room to entertain. But, with each having very particular needs, they're having trouble finding a place that they both agree on.
Newlyweds TJ and Jamie currently live in a rental, but they're eager to buy their first home together. They'd like to find a spacious three or four bedroom house in the Chicago suburbs. Jamie wants it to be updated and modern, while TJ prefers a cozy older home that reminds him of his grandmother's house. He's also particular about the direction the house faces because he'd like to sit in the backyard and watch the sunset. Jamie is more concerned with having lots of storage space for all of their wedding gifts. Will it be sleek and modern or will a cozy grandma house be the first place they call home?
Jeff and Erica are newlyweds that have just relocated to Erica's homestate of Colorado. But in order to save money for their first home, they moved in with Erica's mom where they haven't had much of a chance to be newlyweds. They share a cramped townhome with no backyard for their dog, and are sleeping on a trundle bed in the spare bedroom. With a $300,000 budget, they have a long list of requirements for their first place, including no mirror facing showers because of a horror movie Erica saw as a child.
Young, hip couple Jacob and Megan are looking for their first home close to Minneapolis' downtown. But Jacob, a musician, has an unusual request. He wants something with dark wood, unfinished spaces, and secret passageways to inspire his music. Megan's focused on an updated kitchen. Can these house hunters find a home that meets both their needs?
Steve and Linda have outgrown their condo in hip Hyde Park, Chicago, and are moving to the burbs. Together with their one year old son, Sean, and dog, Tiger, they're looking for a large place to accommodate their growing brood, and visitors from their native Kenya, all for under $300,000. With Steve counting pennies, Linda against buying a fixer, and with a wishlist that includes having a grand staircase, unique master bedroom, and large basement for Steve to set up his 'zone,' their house hunt won't be easy.
Diana and Travis are moving from Atlanta to the town of Destin, on Florida's Gulf Coast. She wants a luxury condo with lots of amenities and a beach view. He would rather live in a house on a golf course. Can they find a home that will make them both happy?
Kevin, Crista, and their daughter, Charlie, are ready to trade in Lake Tahoe's long and snowy winters for the warmer climate of Lakeway, Texas. Krista has multiple sclerosis, and hopes that Texas' more moderate climate will help her health. They're focusing on Lakeway, a suburb just outside of Austin. Interested only in new construction homes, Krista and Kevin are ready to build their dream home. With Krista wanting a sewing room, and Kevin determined to have an in-home gym, not to mention a movie room, this house hunt is going to be an adventure.
Bill and Margot are school teachers with a dream: to find a starter home in Nashua, New Hampshire, with a nice kitchen, and a big space for the game room they plan to call Fun Town. But with just $180,000 to spend, it's going to be challenging, especially since Margot has her heart set on finding something that's move-in ready. Can Bill convince her to settle for a home that needs work, in order to afford the square footage they both long for?
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