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.
A couple living in a tiny home cannot see eye-to-eye on their next purchase. He wants Todd to find them a larger space nearby with the same charming characteristics of their current house. She, however, hopes Jillian can maximize every inch of their starter home and find creative solutions to improve their space.
A family is quickly outgrowing their small starter home. Dad is determined to stay and looks to Jillian to help him finish the DIY projects he started. Mom, however, is hopeful Todd will find them a bigger home in a quieter neighborhood.
Brooke and Nick loved their charming, 1,400 square foot, seaside home when they were a family of three. But with the birth of their son, Brooke wants to move to a bigger space. Nick doesn't think another perfectly-located home exists in their budget.
Lisa and Chad were off to a good start when they found a large house in a park-like setting, but the long hours and big money they spent renovating the top floor have taken their toll. Now, she's ready to finish the basement, but he can't imagine taking on another project and is ready to move on to something lower maintenance.
A house that seemed like a great idea years ago has never really lived up to the initial hype. With the kids fully grown, he thinks they can renovate their way into the open-concept floor plan she craves, while she doesn't think that even Jillian is up to that challenge.
A couple with two children are at odds. He loves their home's location and community, and wants Jillian to revitalize their space. She's had it with the small kitchen, makeshift laundry and single shower, and thinks they just need to move.
A couple has watched their two kids grow up in what was supposed to be their starter home. She's done sharing a bathroom with three adults and is ready for Todd to help them find something with more useful spaces. He can't imagine living anywhere else, and wants Jillian to open things up.
A couple with two teenagers agrees that their older home needs an overhaul, but that's where it ends. Keith wants to move to a modern, open-concept space with updated bathrooms. Theressa wants to remodel because she loves their home and neighbors.
A family needs a home where relatives can visit for months at a time, and their quirky craftsman isn't up to the task in it's current state. She wants Todd to help them start over in place that's designed to better fit their needs, while he's convinced their diamond in the rough just needs Jillian's help.
A couple loved their 1908 home with character at first, but after having a third child, the tiny kitchen, plumbing problems and lack of storage are outweighing the charm. He hopes that Jillian can make it more functional, while she is hoping Todd will rescue them with a spacious, modern home.
A family likes their cozy 1960s home with its large yard, but the small rooms and only one main-floor bathroom have them wishing for an updated house. Jillian will have to do a radical interior overhaul to convince them to stay, while Todd finds them the space and open-concept home of their dreams.
Holiday Special! Dec. 16, 10p|9c