Ron, a professor, and his wife, Nikki-Nicole, a lighting designer, are looking to plant roots for their budding family in Durham, North Carolina. But Ron prefers modern, where Nikki-Nicole prefers Craftsman. Their dynamic wish list that includes a space for chickens, and a pristine bathroom, is also complicating the house hunt.
Ohio transplants, Brian and Andrea, are in love with Philadelphia and are ready to buy their first home in the area. She wants a historic charmer, and he wants something new and low maintenance. But whatever age home they go with, they're going to have to overcome some extreme sticker shock coming from the much lower-priced Youngstown, Ohio, housing market.