Emily and Ryan moved from out of state and were eager to purchase a home in an established neighborhood with a lot of young couples. After having two kids, however, Emily thinks the house is dated and wants more room for out-of-town guests. Will David find them a home to accommodate their guests or will Hilary make daily life immeasurably easier by reinventing the space within their home?
Quincy and Don have outgrown their ranch house where they've raised their kids. While Quincy is ready to move, Don loves their neighborhood and wants to make their rancher work. No matter their decision, the couple is desperate for more space and must decide if they will love this home again, or if they'll list it.
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?
With two children and a third on the way, life for Breanne and Justin is fun but hectic. Justin is already overwhelmed with the daily struggles of living in a small house, including limited laundry space and bathroom availability, but Breanne loves the chaos and feels there's plenty of potential in their current home. Designer Hilary will try to reinvent the space and address all of Justin's concerns while real estate agent David tries to find them the perfect home for their growing family.
Ken and Mark tackled their home's renovation alone, but now Ken is fed up and ready to abandon the house while Mark wants to make it work. Can Hilary complete their long to-do list or will David find them a new space to enjoy?
While living overseas, Jeff and Callie bought a house online without ever stepping a foot inside. After they moved in, Callie was not too pleased and felt the home was much smaller than it had seemed in pictures. Expecting her first child, Callie feels there is not enough space for their growing family and requires too much work to make it livable. Can this couple love their home with designer Hilary's help, or will real estate agent David be able to find them a forever home?
A young family with twins used to have live-in help from Grandma, but she couldn't take living in the unrenovated basement. Can designer Hilary pull off a transformation, or will agent David find a new 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.
Dawayne and Joi purchased their home with a dream office that was a perfect place for Dawayne to run his business. Now Joi, Dawayne, their two kids and his mother share the space while coping with daily visits from his siblings, who practically live right behind their house. Joi is frustrated by the lack of privacy as well as the lack of a separate space where the family can visit the matriarch. Will designer Hilary make room for Dawayne's mother while providing the privacy Joi needs, or will real estate agent David find them plenty of room for the whole family?
Shelly and Zahid purchased a spacious home over a decade ago that needed many upgrades but had a great view overlooking their backyard and Zahid's favorite feature, the large pond. Over the years, very little has been done to the interior and even though Zahid has a great love for this home, Shelly has had enough. Despite the lack of a makeover, the space does not function for her and the family, and she would like to have a master bedroom and bath that she does not have to share with their young son.
High school sweethearts that purchased a starter home near their beloved bike trail are now desperate for more space. They love to host gatherings, but the main floor is cut off and the dining area only seats four. After seeing Hilary's design, the couple must decide whether to keep their home or move into one of David's finds.
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.
New parents and ambitious entrepreneurs Whitney and Taylor need more space for their family and business ventures. Can designer Hilary create space for their side projects while adding function to the main areas, or will real estate agent David find them a new home that will allow their family and careers to grow?
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.
A man quickly feels out of place after moving in with his wife in her grandmother's old house. The home is dated, closed off and hosting family gatherings has become problematic. David steps in to help them find the perfect home to entertain in but the emotional bond she has with the house is strong and she doesn't want to consider moving. Hilary is on hand to wow them with an update that should bring this house into the 21st century.
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.
Chris and Maria moved into their home with two kids, but now with four children, the house and its tiny kitchen feel cramped and cluttered. Maria wants a house with a gourmet kitchen closer to her work to shorten her long commute, but Chris loves the neighborhood and thinks he knows how to unlock the home's potential. Will designer Hilary create an open, family-friendly space, or will real estate agent David find them a new home with everything they need?
Kerry and Dave renovated and added to their home as their family grew, but their three kids have taken over every common room, leaving little to no space for the couple. Kerry would love a home with updated bathrooms and a dedicated space for the kids, but Dave is attached to the house their children grew up in and refuses to move. With one last renovation from designer Hilary, can this couple love their home, or will real estate agent David find them a house with plenty of space and function for the whole family?
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