David and Jane love their home's mountain location and the active lifestyle that it allows them to have, but Jane cannot find enough reasons to stay. Designer Jillian hopes she can sink Jane's plans to leave, while real estate agent Todd must convince David that a newer house with more space for the family will make everyone happier.
Seventeen years ago, Meg and Neal, with two young kids, bought this split-level home in a family friendly neighborhood. While Meg and Neal love their neighborhood, Meg wants their house to take a hike. With one son in college and the second soon to follow, Meg sees an opportunity to downsize. Do Designer Jillian's remodeling plans stand a fighting chance opposite Realtor Todd's epic strategy of move-in-ready? For Meg this split-level home is too big and quirky, but for Neal it's full of great memories. Can Meg learn to love their home again or will Neal agree to list it?
A couple clashes over their living arrangements as they approach retirement. He's hoping to find a new home with more space so he can restore his classic car but she thinks a simple remodel will make the house they've had for years perfect again. Can Jillian redesign their old home to make him want to stay, or will Todd find the perfect home that will make her want to leave?
Chris is ready to leave his family's 100-year-old home, but his wife Christine thinks a few improvements to the kitchen, back deck and mudroom will make the house good as new. Todd shows them a modern-chic home complete with their dream kitchen and a to-die-for walk-in closet in hopes of getting them to leave the old behind. Meanwhile, Jillian shows them the gem they already live in by giving them an open concept kitchen and living room and rebuilding their tiny deck into a larger relaxing lounge. Will the couple fall in love with their home all over again or will they list it and move on to something new?
Although accountant Dan is fed up with a huge house and long commute, Heather's not ready to give up on their new impulse-bought home just yet. Can designer Jillian convince Dan that bigger really is better or will realtor Todd have Heather packing her bags?
A couple overlooked a bad layout to buy a bigger home for their family of five. Although it's located in good neighborhood within close proximity to schools and work, its dated, unfinished and cramped rooms leave little to be desired. While she is more than willing to pack up and find a new home with a functional layout, he thinks their current home can have it all with some of Jillian's expertise.
Fed up with living in a half-finished house, a woman decides it's time to move on. Todd is there to help her make her dream of living near the water on the West Coast come true but her husband thinks their home can be saved. Can Jillian transform this disaster into an inviting home the couple will love?
A 10-year case of buyers' remorse has a couple at a turning point. He can't imagine living anywhere else and is counting on Jillian to revamp the kitchen and basement. She is tired of the odd layout, lack of space and long work commute, so Todd is challenged to find a lower-maintenance, appropriate-sized home closer to town.
High school sweethearts accepted a generous offer on home they bought from family three years ago, but now they're not so sure it's a fit. While she loves the yard and pool, she hopes Jillian can help make the inside more functional for their family. He isn't a fan of the awkward split-level layout, and hopes Todd can dazzle her with a new, turnkey house with a modern layout.
A stay-at-home dad wants a new place to hang his hat, but his wife is a tough customer who would prefer to stay in their current house. Jillian cooks up a gorgeous kitchen design to ease the squeeze of their very small space, but Todd delivers a brand-new home that's right on budget, giving the couple motivation to move.
Eighteen years after Becca and Cory bought her family's 1970s-style home, they're considering starting over in a house that's better suited to their needs in the next phase of their life together. Becca's mobility issues following a car accident have Cory campaigning with Todd for a modern, one-story home with an accessible kitchen and bathroom, but Becca is attached to their current home and hopes Jillian can deliver a renovation that improves her quality of life.
Ten years ago, a couple made the move from their cramped duplex to a bigger fixer-upper with a yard for their three growing boys. A decade later, he is ready to hang up his tool belt and wants Todd to show them houses with more square footage and better layouts. But she has faith Jillian can convince him to stay with a more open-concept design.
High school sweethearts were initially excited about their 1970s two-level walk-out with a pool and hot tub, but after chipping away at numerous reno projects, he has had enough of the dysfunctional design. She understands his frustration but is convinced Jillian can take their poorly configured rooms and turn them into polished, beautiful spaces.
Fed up with her commute, a woman decides it's time to move to a new location. Her husband, however, thinks remodeling the house will make her reconsider and Jillian has a redesign in mind that should compensate for the inconvenient commute. Will Todd find a dream home in a better location that will benefit the couple more?
A couple has a quaint and cozy cottage with a great location but dated, dysfunctional and downright dangerous elements. The kitchen has old appliances, the main-floor bathroom doubles as a laundry room and there's a showerhead that won't stop falling. He thinks there's a lot to love about the old house and thinks Jillian has what it takes to bring the "old gal" back up to date. His wife is doubtful that any renovation can give them the much-needed space they need and believes Todd can win the challenge by finding them a home with a modern layout with old-time character and charm.
When Linda and Dan visited a charming bed and breakfast with lush gardens and stunning lake views, they could not have predicted it would one day be their home. Linda is now having buyer’s remorse after realizing the house lacks functionality from its wonky kitchen layout and small master bedroom closet to its cramped entryway. She's hoping Todd will find her a house with large rooms and a nice flow but Dan is hoping Jillian can fix their current home's layout problems and save his million-dollar view.
Ten years after buying their 1960s time-warped house, Jeanine is burdened by the growing list of repairs and wants to move out immediately, but husband Norman doesn't want to let go of the home that holds so many of their memories. By updating the kitchen, living room, dining room and giving the outdoor wrap-around balcony a fresh makeover, Jillian hopes to inspire the couple to stay put in their midcentury home. To convince Jeanine and Norman to move, Todd shows the couple a home with plenty of bedrooms to accommodate the family of six, a spacious kitchen facing the backyard and a master suite that is the perfect getaway after a long day.
Chris and Stephanie have a lot of history in their current home and neighborhood, but Stephanie is tired of sinking money into a non-functional house. Designer Jillian knows that creating a functional home will make Stephanie want to stay right where she is, but real estate agent Todd thinks that when Chris sees everything a newer house has to offer, he'll move his family out of their current money pit. Will this couple be able to find a new love for their home or will they list it?
A couple debates whether to ditch their current run-down house and relocate or stay put and redo their house instead of moving. Worried that reno time will take away from family time, can Jillian calm their stress with a no-fuss redesign or will Todd find the perfect move-in ready dream home?
About to be empty nesters, a couple considers remodeling or moving into a new neighborhood where people are closer to their age. Jillian's renovation design is tailor-made to relieve their house fatigue and meet their needs for the next phase of their lives, but Todd makes a compelling argument for the perfect grown-up home for their new lifestyle.
Mary only sees potential in the home she and her husband bought 14 years ago, but Calvin feels like it's time to move on from the cluttered and outdated house. To get them to leave the old home behind, Todd shows the couple a house with extra rooms that can double as Mary's jewelry office, a spacious backyard fit for entertaining and a kitchen perfect for their large family gatherings. To convince them to stay, Jillian reworks their interior to create an open concept kitchen-living space and updates their laundry room to be more accessible. The time to decide is fast approaching -- will they love it or will they list it?
Ellie and Davey went on an exhaustive house search before stumbling upon a 1950s home with a view too good to pass up, but the dated, cramped layout makes gatherings a bit of a challenge and Ellie is tired of being a constant maintenance worker for their house. Designer Jillian hopes to keep them right where they are by updating their lackluster design and real estate agent Todd thinks he can move them downtown by finding the perfect entertainment space. Will Ellie be able to fall in love with their house or will Davey come around and list it?
Newlyweds disagree on where to start their life together. She wants to start fresh with a newer, more dynamic home, but he thinks they'll be happy with their home after a few changes. Jillian has plans to turn their so-so house into a love nest, but Todd is convinced he can find the right house for their future together.
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