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.
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?
Buying in one of the city's up-and-coming neighborhoods 14 years ago was the first step into the house market for Eva and Chris, but now Eva is overwhelmed with the list of issues in the house including the irritating commute. Designer Jillian will work to make Chris and Eva's home more spacious and functional, while real estate agent Todd will show them newer homes closer to the city. In the end Chris and Eva will have to choose, will they love it or 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?
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?
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.
Aaron is content living in his family's ranch-style home, but Brandy wants something that is more wheelchair accessible and more spacious for their growing family. To get them to stay, Jillian expands the kitchen to give Brandy more room to move about and a large island that can double as a table for the family's dinner parties. She also creates a ramp in the front of the house so Brandy can easily enter through the front door. To convince the couple to move on, Todd shows them a ranch-style home that has a wheelchair accessible kitchen and bathrooms, as well as a large backyard complete with a waterfall and pool.
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?
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?
Nine years ago Lucky and Nancy found the perfect neighborhood and house, but with four kids and a growing family, Nancy is ready to search for a bigger space. To get them to stay, Jillian shows the couple that by knocking a few walls down and revamping the kitchen, living room, bathroom and deck, space can be created to fit the family of six. To get them to move on to greener pastures, Todd shows Nancy and Lucky a house already equipped with the extra room they need and a basement complete with a home theater perfect for family fun nights. Divided on what to do with their first family home, Nancy and Lucky will soon have to make a decision -- will they love it or will they list it?
Robert fell in love at first sight with his family's mid-century cabin in the woods, but now that the family has grown, wife Jennifer is starting to feel claustrophobic and frustrated with the lack of space. Todd shows the couple a spacious modern home that has plenty of rooms for the kids and guests and has a luxurious master suite complete with a large bathroom and walk in closet. To convince them to stay, Jillian completely upgrades the master suite, converts the old hot tub room into an office/mudroom/laundry room combo,creates a main floor bathroom and adds a guest bedroom. After seeing the renovations, will Robert and Jennifer love it or will they list it?
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