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?
Busy professionals, Anne and Nathan traded in their high-end condominium for an open living midcentury house. While Nathan loves the form and historic quality of the home, Anne only sees the many problems with its function. Now that they are expecting their first child, Anne is ready to move to a new house, or back to a condo that does not have a long to do list. 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?
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.
Eight years ago, Tyler and Kim settled into a cozy older house in the heart of the city with their newborn daughter. Kim is tired of the host of problems involved in owning an older home, but Tyler wants to stay.
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.
LaShawn, a single mom with two kids, has recently welcomed her mother into her home. The two share a bedroom, and neither one has private space. Will Hilary make their space functional, or will David sell them on a bigger house?
Ashley and Cole bought a house sight unseen and must decide to renovate and stay or find another home.
Sam and Valerie purchased their midcentury modern home under pressure to quickly find a place to live. Sam regretted the purchase as soon as they moved in, but Valerie still loves the home's style.
Deena and Sully bought their home in order to renovate it for a future family of foster children. Sully doesn't think their home will work for their plans, but Deena loves their location and thinks there is plenty of potential.
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?
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?
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.
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?
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