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In this episode of Love It or List It, David and Hilary help a couple whose home is struggling to be a family space.

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Hilary Farr

Hilary Farr, a native of Toronto, Ontario, brings her international flair to her design aesthetics.
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David Visentin

A top real estate agent, David brings his dynamic selling skills and negotiating talents to HGTV's Love It or List It.
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About the Show

When a house no longer feels like home, homeowners are left with a big financial and emotional question: renovate or sell it? Love It or List It helps fed-up homeowners decide. In each hour-long episode Realtor David Visentin and designer Hilary Farr compete for the homeowners' final decision to stay or go. David's insider perspective on the real estate market helps target listings to prospective buyers, but Hilary is determined to show homeowners that, within their budget, she can transform their worn-out house into a castle they can love. If the owners decide to list it, Hilary's hard work adds to the home's resale value. It's a tough decision either way. Which choice would you make?
Season 15, Episode 9

A Second Story

A couple is expecting a second child and need more space, but they do not want to compromise on being just minutes from downtown. David searches for a home fit for a growing family, while Hilary strives to create more space in the family's beloved locale.

Sunday
Jan 17
1am | 12c
Season 14, Episode 17

All Work and No Place for It

Michael and Natalie bought their home in a rush, and after painting, putting on an addition and living in it for a while, she's still bothered by too many functional issues. She operates an art print and stationery business out of the house, so she would like a dedicated office space with storage. Michael loves the home's traditional aspects, large yard and short commute to his job. Designer Hilary Farr attempts to make the house work better for Natalie so that she can finally love living there, while realtor David Visentin works on finding the couple a new home that they can both get excited about.

Sunday
Jan 17
2am | 1c
Season 14, Episode 9

Design Intervention

After a couple hurriedly bought their first home together, their family grew to include a three-year-old daughter and two younger twin boys. While the home has been improved thanks to her interior design education, she's had enough of the small space on a busy road and is ready to expand into a house with plenty of room to raise their children while working from home. He, however, loves the expansive deck, large lot and incredible privacy of their current abode. Hilary is ready to add some square footage by reconfiguring the space but David is prepared to show them some houses that will let them grow more efficiently.

Tuesday
Jan 19
3pm | 2c
Season 13, Episode 12

Need for Efficiency

A couple loves the character of their 1960s home, but he wants something more energy efficient with space to expand their family. She thinks a renovation can fix the functional flaws, so Hilary is tasked with a remodel that gives the family room to flourish.

Tuesday
Jan 19
4pm | 3c
Season 14, Episode 18

Nostalgia is Not Enough

Busy parents with two young kids are struggling in their 1970s house with a choppy floor plan. She convinced him to buy the property because it's three doors down from his childhood home, but the nostalgia quickly wore off when he realized how much work needed to be done. While she's convinced it's their forever home, he's ready to sell and find a suburban new build with extra space.

Tuesday
Jan 19
5pm | 4c
Season 16, Episode 4

Work-Life Unbalance

Two busy professionals feel that their work-from-home life is no longer working for them. He isn't ready to give up their quiet, wooded lot, but she thinks the house is dated and much too small for their family, especially with no private office space.

Tuesday
Jan 19
6pm | 5c
Season 15, Episode 4

Custom Chaos

A couple that built their home made mistakes with their floor plan and now they need more space. He feels they need a design expert to update and improve the layout, but she thinks the best option is to find a new home that fits their family.

Tuesday
Jan 19
7pm | 6c
Season 13, Episode 18

One Last Renovation

Kerry and Dave renovated and added to their home as their family grew, but their three kids have taken over every common room, leaving little to no space for the couple. Kerry would love a home with updated bathrooms and a dedicated space for the kids, but Dave is attached to the house their children grew up in and refuses to move. With one last renovation from designer Hilary, can this couple love their home, or will real estate agent David find them a house with plenty of space and function for the whole family?

Saturday
Jan 23
7am | 6c
Season 14, Episode 10

Betting the Horse Farm

Their family home on a more-than-five-acres horse farm is a dream for this horse lover but her city-raised husband has had all he can take. While she admits the home is a bit dated, she loves the amazing views and abundant outdoor space for their animals, daughters and guests. He, however, no longer feels like there's enough space indoors for their growing family, his guitar collection and their love of entertaining. David is on hand to help find them a better compromise but Hilary is hoping she can renovate the home and convince them to stay.

Saturday
Jan 23
8am | 7c
Season 14, Episode 12

Starter Home Stagnation

A couple once excited by the potential of their family starter home has now grown tired of its cookie-cutter concept and lack of space. Hilary greets the challenge of finding space while upgrading from builder-grade design, while David tries to to find them a new neighborhood to love.

Saturday
Jan 23
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 9

A Second Story

A couple is expecting a second child and need more space, but they do not want to compromise on being just minutes from downtown. David searches for a home fit for a growing family, while Hilary strives to create more space in the family's beloved locale.

Saturday
Jan 23
10am | 9c
Season 16, Episode 1

To Downsize or Not to Downsize

Two empty nesters who fell in love with their property's large, private lot are considering downsizing. She wants David to find them a townhouse closer to her work downtown, but he needs Hilary's help to prove their current home can be a private oasis.

Saturday
Jan 23
11am | 10c
Season 16, Episode 6

Downtown Disconnect

Now that a couple has two young boys, he feels cramped and wants more space to entertain. He hopes David can find a new property with more space for the family, but she loves their neighborhood and feels that Hilary can make their home suit their needs.

Saturday
Jan 23
12pm | 11c
Season 15, Episode 3

On Shaky Ground

A real estate broker on the lookout for the perfect family home spotted a diamond in the rough and convinced his wife to buy it. While he sees its unlimited potential, however, she can't see past the long list of fixes, including the cracked ceiling.

Saturday
Jan 23
9pm | 8c
Season 15, Episode 1

A House Fit for a Queen

A mother of three boys wants to sell the house they’ve called home for eight years. She doesn't have her own bedroom and she's had enough. Her oldest hopes to change her mind as he loves the large property and his mom's short drive to work.

Saturday
Jan 23
10pm | 9c
Season 14, Episode 8

Second Time Selling

After welcoming their second child into the home, a woman feels her family's house is getting too small. With toys and basketball hoops in every room, she strongly feels the size of the home simply no longer works and is hoping David can find them a house that fits everyone's needs. Her husband, however, has carved out multiple spaces for himself as well as his plethora of clothes and shoes. He's hoping Hilary can make them fall in love with the home by reinventing many of its hotly debated spaces.

Saturday
Jan 23
11pm | 10c
Season 15, Episode 3

On Shaky Ground

A real estate broker on the lookout for the perfect family home spotted a diamond in the rough and convinced his wife to buy it. While he sees its unlimited potential, however, she can't see past the long list of fixes, including the cracked ceiling.

Sunday
Jan 24
12am | 11c
Season 15, Episode 1

A House Fit for a Queen

A mother of three boys wants to sell the house they’ve called home for eight years. She doesn't have her own bedroom and she's had enough. Her oldest hopes to change her mind as he loves the large property and his mom's short drive to work.

Sunday
Jan 24
1am | 12c
Season 14, Episode 8

Second Time Selling

After welcoming their second child into the home, a woman feels her family's house is getting too small. With toys and basketball hoops in every room, she strongly feels the size of the home simply no longer works and is hoping David can find them a house that fits everyone's needs. Her husband, however, has carved out multiple spaces for himself as well as his plethora of clothes and shoes. He's hoping Hilary can make them fall in love with the home by reinventing many of its hotly debated spaces.

Sunday
Jan 24
2am | 1c
Season 15, Episode 10

Bachelor Pad Blues

After marriage and two kids, a husband's bachelor pad is bursting at the seams as the family struggles to find space to themselves. His wife wants Hilary to make aesthetic changes, but his bags are packed and waiting for David to find them a bigger home.

Friday
Jan 29
6am | 5c
Season 14, Episode 17

All Work and No Place for It

Michael and Natalie bought their home in a rush, and after painting, putting on an addition and living in it for a while, she's still bothered by too many functional issues. She operates an art print and stationery business out of the house, so she would like a dedicated office space with storage. Michael loves the home's traditional aspects, large yard and short commute to his job. Designer Hilary Farr attempts to make the house work better for Natalie so that she can finally love living there, while realtor David Visentin works on finding the couple a new home that they can both get excited about.

Friday
Jan 29
7am | 6c
Season 15, Episode 5

Sisterly Love or List

Two sisters lead very separate lives in their tiny bungalow. One longs for privacy, while the other wants room for late-night cooking. These differently-scheduled siblings are desperate to create some harmony and find the perfect home to accommodate their distinct lifestyles.

Friday
Jan 29
8am | 7c
Season 14, Episode 15

The Impossible Dream Home

Steve and Theresa custom-built their dream home on a large, private lot, but the house doesn't work for them anymore. Steve wants to address Theresa's biggest complaints by fixing the kitchen and master bathroom, but Theresa would rather find a smaller home on less land that's better suited to them as they grow older. Designer Hilary thinks a renovation will ease Theresa's concerns, while realtor David sets out to convince the couple that a new home closer to downtown will solve all their problems.

Friday
Jan 29
9am | 8c
Season 15, Episode 3

On Shaky Ground

A real estate broker on the lookout for the perfect family home spotted a diamond in the rough and convinced his wife to buy it. While he sees its unlimited potential, however, she can't see past the long list of fixes, including the cracked ceiling.

Friday
Jan 29
10am | 9c
Season 14, Episode 19

Master Office Issues

A couple purchased their current home in haste despite it's flaws so they could be closer to work and school. Although they love the area, their 1990s house is dated and does not have all the space, function and style they would prefer. While Hilary is determined to deliver the luxuries they desire from their previous home, David looks to find them their dream home in the neighborhood they love.

Friday
Jan 29
11am | 10c
Season 15, Episode 13

1970s Drab to Fab

A couple planned to update their 1970s home when they moved in, but those ideas have taken a back seat to busy family life. Now Mom is ready to throw in the towel and find a newer, open concept home, but Dad's not ready to give up on their original one.

Friday
Jan 29
12pm | 11c

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