After getting transferred from Maryland to Honolulu, naval officer, Jim, and his wife, Rachel, want to buy their first home. Even though they have a sizable budget of $550,000, it's still below the Honolulu median home price. Still, Rachel wants a big plantation style home with a view, a big kitchen, a fenced in yard, and a location close to the beach. Jim just wants to be close to his base in Pearl Harbor. Will these Honolulu newbies be able navigate the competitive Hawaiian market?
Dallas residents, Stephen and mom-to-be Megan, are rushing to find a home where she can feather their nest before their first baby arrives in just a few weeks. He wants a vintage craftsman-style home with tons of historic charm, while she'd prefer a brand-new condo in one of the city's gleaming high-rises. Will their $250,000 budget be enough to buy a place with the classic looks Stephen loves, and the modern touches Megan won't live without?