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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 16, Episode 13

Hilary and David Tell All: A One Story Story

Featuring behind-the-scenes pop-up facts about Hilary and David, we meet a couple that purchased a one-story bungalow after a medical diagnosis. She loves the community, but he thinks they need a new house to prepare for a future with more obstacles.

Monday
Aug 3
8pm | 7c
Season 16, Episode 8

Hilary and David Tell All: House of Heirlooms

Featuring behind-the-scenes pop-up facts about Hilary and David, our hosts work with a couple overwhelmed by interior updates in their quaint home-next-door. She wants Hilary to help create the perfect layout while he hopes David can find a larger home.

Monday
Aug 3
9pm | 8c
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.

Monday
Aug 3
11:01pm | 10:01c
Season 16, Episode 8

Hilary and David Tell All: House of Heirlooms

Featuring behind-the-scenes pop-up facts about Hilary and David, our hosts work with a couple overwhelmed by interior updates in their quaint home-next-door. She wants Hilary to help create the perfect layout while he hopes David can find a larger home.

Tuesday
Aug 4
12am | 11c
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.

Tuesday
Aug 4
2:01am | 1:01c
Season 16, Episode 13

Hilary and David Tell All: A One Story Story

Featuring behind-the-scenes pop-up facts about Hilary and David, we meet a couple that purchased a one-story bungalow after a medical diagnosis. She loves the community, but he thinks they need a new house to prepare for a future with more obstacles.

Tuesday
Aug 4
3am | 2c
Season 9, Episode 3

A Family Affair

Katherine, Natalia, and Paolo live in Natalia's grandparents' house they inherited. Natalia loves her grandparents' old home and wants to stay, but her mom Katherine thinks the house needs updating and is ready to find something with more space. Natalia's husband Paolo is a neutral party and wants is his wife and mother-in-law to both be happy. Inserting themselves into this already crowded debate are Designer Hilary and Realtor David who are determined to bring an end to this multi-generational conflict. Hilary and her team are determined to make the home function for the family, while David thinks the solution is a bigger, newer house. Desperate for a place tailored to their lifestyles, this family will have to decide if they can love their home again or if they should list it?

Tuesday
Aug 4
4am | 3c
Season 9, Episode 4

Lakeside Bungalow

Chelsea and Brian found a lakeside bungalow and fell in love with the view. But it wasn't long before Brian started seeing things more clearly on the inside of the house. Brian is fed up with the lack of space and the problems in the basement, while Chelsea is content in their small lakeside bungalow, blinded by her love of the view. Wedging themselves into this already cramped conflict are Realtor David and Designer Hilary who are more than ready to accept the challenge. Hilary and her team are determined to make this house function and to create more space, but David hopes to find this couple a larger home and a view. Desperate for a property that can bridge the gap between function and location, Chelsea and Brian will have to decide- can they love their home again or will they list it?

Tuesday
Aug 4
5am | 4c
Season 11, Episode 12

A Couple is Torn Between their Century Old Farmhouse with Music Camp and a Family Ready Home

A couple is torn between their century-old farmhouse with music camp and a family ready home.

Thursday
Aug 6
11am | 10c
Season 11, Episode 7

A Couple Contemplates Turning Their Townhome into their Future Home or Finding Something New

Carla and Josmell's dreams are divided over the future of their cramped townhouse.

Thursday
Aug 6
12pm | 11c
Season 10, Episode 1

Room to Grow

When the opportunity arose to purchase the 1100 square foot home right next to her elderly aunt, Danielle and her husband Richard jumped at the chance. A year after moving in, their son Finn was born, and despite settling in to their new existence as a family of three, this couple wasn't done shaking up the dynamic of their household. They've welcomed an international student who also calls their house, home. Having ballooned from a couple to a party of four Richard, is convinced this little house won't let them grow any more. However, Danielle's not ready to leave all their memories, or her aunt, behind. Strolling into the debate are Designer Hilary and Realtor David, who are ready to face the challenges ahead. Hilary and her team try to re-imagine the home's floor plan with a third bedroom extension, while David scours the area near their neighborhood for a house that has more space for their growing family. Desperate for a home that can support the future of their ever-expanding family, Danielle and Richard will have to decide can they love their home again, or will they list it?

Thursday
Aug 6
1pm | 12c
Season 10, Episode 12

Under Construction

When Delilah and Dan found this 2000 square foot, mid-century bungalow, Dan was so excited he started, but never finished, project after project. Now Delilah is tired of living in a perpetual construction zone. Designer Hilary and her team create a functioning home for this family of five, while Realtor David finds them unique, move-in ready homes to check all the boxes on their list. Desperate for a home that's not only stylish, but functions for their busy family of five, Delilah and Dan will have to decide whether they can love this home again, or will they list it?

Thursday
Aug 6
2pm | 1c
Season 13, Episode 4

Laundry Overload

With two children and a third on the way, life for Breanne and Justin is fun but hectic. Justin is already overwhelmed with the daily struggles of living in a small house, including limited laundry space and bathroom availability, but Breanne loves the chaos and feels there's plenty of potential in their current home. Designer Hilary will try to reinvent the space and address all of Justin's concerns while real estate agent David tries to find them the perfect home for their growing family.

Thursday
Aug 6
3pm | 2c
Season 14, Episode 14

Urban vs. Suburban Living

Todd and Robyn are ready to get what they want in a house now that their children have grown up and moved out. Todd wants a lot of space for entertaining and hosting their kids when they visit, whereas Robyn is convinced that their future is in a new place downtown within walking distance of all their favorite haunts. Designer Hilary Farr finds creative ways to inject new life into this playful couple's home while real estate agent David Visentin heads downtown to find them a perfect place closer to the action.

Saturday
Aug 8
1pm | 12c
Season 15, Episode 6

A One Story Story

A woman and her husband bought a one-story home after he was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. Now she's made friends she loves and wants to stay in the community. He thinks they need a new house to prepare for a future with more medical obstacles.

Saturday
Aug 8
2pm | 1c
Season 13, Episode 13

Home Working Woes

New parents and ambitious entrepreneurs Whitney and Taylor need more space for their family and business ventures. Can designer Hilary create space for their side projects while adding function to the main areas, or will real estate agent David find them a new home that will allow their family and careers to grow?

Saturday
Aug 8
3pm | 2c
Season 11, Episode 3

A Family of Nine No Longer Fits in their Home

Vince and Jennifer bought their home when it perfectly fit their family of five. Since moving in their family has grown to nine, but their house cannot grow with them. In need of a bedroom for their toddler and a space for their teens, Vince is desperate to find more space to accommodate their large brood. Jennifer however cannot entertain the notation of leaving their neighbors and community. Will designer Hilary transform this home to create all the oversized family function Jennifer believes it can have, or will realtor David provide all the hassle free space Vince knows this family needs in a search for a new home?

Saturday
Aug 8
4pm | 3c
Season 11, Episode 13

A Family Fears they will Never Complete their To Do List in their Mid Century Home

Dave and Sonya have spent 8 years battling a never-ending to do list in their Mid Century home. Graphic designer, Dave loves the feel of the house but Sonya is fed up with the issues that constantly appear. Will David find them a functioning home without the to do list or will Hilary make them fall in love all over again by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?

Saturday
Aug 8
5pm | 4c
Season 12, Episode 5

A Couple Contemplates Whether to Renovate their First House and Stay or Find their Forever Home

Ryan and Sarah purchased a flipped home in an up-and-coming neighborhood. Ryan sees this downtown house as their first step on the property ladder, but Sarah has settled in for the long haul.

Saturday
Aug 8
6pm | 5c
Season 14, Episode 3

A Hole-in-One Location

A couple fell in love with a home in a coveted family friendly community near a golf course and hastily purchased it before they had even started a family. Now, three kids later, she's decided the dated house cannot accommodate all the clutter and activity of their busy family. While she's ready to move into a house that functions better for all of them, he loves their street and cannot dream of leaving it behind. Can the couple love their home again with Hilary's help or will David find them a house with all the space they need?

Saturday
Aug 8
7pm | 6c
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.

Saturday
Aug 8
10:01pm | 9:01c
Season 14, Episode 1

Picture-Perfect Kitchen

After he grew up in a house on 100 acres and she spent her life in houses with small lots close to neighbors, a couple compromised on a fixer-upper on 1.5 acres near a nice neighborhood. While they painted and put in some new floors, the major renovations in the house just seemed too much to handle. She's eager for David to find them a new house with a gourmet kitchen perfect for her baking business, but he insists that they can make the house work with Hilary's help.

Saturday
Aug 8
11:01pm | 10:01c
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.

Sunday
Aug 9
1am | 12c
Season 14, Episode 1

Picture-Perfect Kitchen

After he grew up in a house on 100 acres and she spent her life in houses with small lots close to neighbors, a couple compromised on a fixer-upper on 1.5 acres near a nice neighborhood. While they painted and put in some new floors, the major renovations in the house just seemed too much to handle. She's eager for David to find them a new house with a gourmet kitchen perfect for her baking business, but he insists that they can make the house work with Hilary's help.

Sunday
Aug 9
2am | 1c
Season 14, Episode 2

Room for One More

Ready to expand their family, a couple is fed up with the lack of functionality in their 1,200 square-foot house. While they spend a lot of time at home and love the location, she thinks the house is already too small and would never work if they had another child. He, however, doesn't think they'll ever find a home in the same location with as much charm within their budget. Will David find them a home with the space they need or will Hilary make them fall in love all over again by reinventing many of the home's size-challenged spaces?

Monday
Aug 10
12pm | 11c
Season 11, Episode 5

A Family Is Divided Over Gaining Space Without Losing Charm

After ditching suburban space to join his wife Marci in her charming but tiny home, Matt quickly began feeling buried. David works to find them a home that combines the space Matt needs to breathe with the charm that inspires artist Marci. Meanwhile, Hilary proves the true potential of their house by redesigning and expanding many of its highly debated spaces.

Monday
Aug 10
1pm | 12c

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