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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.
Ashley and Cole bought a house sight unseen and must decide to renovate and stay or find another home.
Mason and Shannon moved into their 2,000-square-foot home in a neighborhood perfect to raise their young son, Luke. After adopting their teenage daughter, Carmen, they felt as though their house may be a little too small for a family of four. Mason wants to find a larger home with enough space, privacy and function for all family members, but Shannon wants Carmen to have stability and stay put. Will realtor David find them a family ready home? Or will designer Hilary make daily life immeasurably easier by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?
The decision to start a family prompted Ben and Courtney to buy their first house, a 1930s-era, ivy-covered brick home with a lot of charm and a lot of issues, including a flooded basement. Ben loves that their home is on a mature tree-lined street in a walkable neighborhood, but Courtney is expecting their second child and wants a functioning kitchen, a larger master en suite and a renovated basement.
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.
With teenage daughters and successful careers, Amanda and Grif have outgrown their current home. Amanda is ready to pack up, but Grif loves his large backyard. Will they choose David's new home or Hilary's reinvented space?
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.
Katherine, Natalia and Paolo live in a house they inherited from Natalia's grandparents. Check out this exclusive fan favorite as Hilary and her team are determined to make the home function for everyone, while David thinks the solution is a bigger, newer house.
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.
Emilee and Jody bought their charming home intending to use Jody's skills as a contractor during renovations. After living in constant construction for years, Emilee wants a house that's big enough for a growing family.
A pair of empty nesters who've owned their house for three decades are sick of the functional issues, but can't agree on a new floor plan. Will David find them a perfect fit or will Hilary reinvent their hotly-debated spaces?
A couple debates the benefits of getting a home with more space for entertaining vs. making changes to their existing house so they can preserve memories with their kids. After a decade of DIY renovations, the couple brings in Hilary and David to help them either fix up their current home or find something newer, bigger and closer to their friends.
Jill and Joe love their ranch home's outdoor space, with a nice deck, a pool and a shed that Joe converted into a pub where the whole neighborhood congregates. But with the addition of their two adopted sons, their once-cozy house turned into a loving home with a lot of chaos and not enough space. Jill wants a bigger and better home for the boys to grow up in, but Joe wants to make improvements to the inside of their home to match its kid-friendly outdoor spaces. Hilary Farr has big plans to make the couple's home more functional, but David Visentin is ready to tempt them with a new house that has enough space for the whole family.
Gray loves his family's home because of the large lot and abundance of privacy, but April is ready to move closer to town and into a home that functions for their family of four. April dislikes their dated fixtures, finishes and master bedroom and the cut-off kitchen. Despite their desire to have a perfect space, neither can decide on design choices, and April doesn't see the merit in spending the time to renovate when there are too many projects to tackle.
Rachel and Adam's family has outgrown their home, with three of their four children sharing one bedroom. Adam sees plenty of potential in the house to add more space, but work-at-home mom Rachel is ready to move to a larger house with a mudroom, playroom and guest room. Hilary Farr hunts for a way to enhance the function and hidden space in the house, while David Visentin searches for the home of their dreams with room to spare.
Carla and Josmell's dreams are divided over the future of their cramped townhouse.
Stew and Alan have been together for 21 years and love to entertain. Alan loves the memories they have created raising three boys but now that Stew is retired and spending more time in the house, he is noticing how small and dated their space has become and is ready to move out. Will Hilary transform this home to create a house fit for family and entertaining, or will David find them a new space that the whole family will love?
Anna Wade and Andrew realize their house is just too small now that their kids are teenagers. Andrew is certain their space can be transformed into something functional, but Anna Wade is not so sure Hilary can make that happen.
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.
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.
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.
New parents are overwhelmed by the amount of renovations their home needs. Will David find them a family home to enjoy with their son, or will Hilary expand their outlook by reinventing the home's unrenovated spaces?
When a couple and their sons moved into her home, things quickly became very tight. Check out this exclusive fan favorite as Hilary renovates the basement to add more space, while David plans to find a home that functions properly for a family of four.
Kelly and Eric spent the last two years fixing up their once derelict 2,300 square foot home. Now that some of the minor work is done and the value has increased significantly, the homeowners are divided over its future. With still much to do, Eric wants to list it and profit from their investment where as Kelly sees it as an investment for their family. Will David find them a family ready home at a financially freeing price or will Hilary increase this family's emotional investment by reinventing many of the home's hotly debated spaces?
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?
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