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Season 9

2 :09x02 - Equity Upgrades

Sep/12/2012
Amy and Tony Carr's 3-level home has an appealing layout and a great location on a cul-de-sac. But its cookie-cutter construction means it won't stand out to potential buyers. They don't plan to sell anytime soon, but they want to add value to their home while making the space more comfortable for their large family. They must decide if they're going to focus on interior upgrades to give the home some pizzazz, or invest in bigger ticket items like new windows or a roof.

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3 :09x03 - Tuck Under Family Room

Sep/19/2012
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5 :09x05 - Mudroom and More

Oct/10/2012
Marc and Lisa Stingley moved into their 1980's rambler six years ago. Lisa's a die hard DIY'er so they've updated almost every room of the home. But now that the family has expanded to include their daughter Langston, the house is starting to feel a little cramped. They don't plan to move, and must decided if they're going spend money on high end finishes in the kitchen or build an addition connecting the garage to the rest of the house.


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6 :09x06 - Blank Backyard

Oct/17/2012
Sabrina and Drew Ely supersized their living space when they left their 700 square foot downtown condo for a four bedroom home in the suburbs. This new construction home came in great shape, but the unfinished basement and backyard need serious shaping. Although the guest realtor feels finishing the basement will be the bigger equity bump, what these two really need is a backyard. They design and build a two level deck and lower patio, complete with high-end splurges and surround landscaping. In a community of boring backyards, this deck masterpiece will definitely stand them apart.


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7 :09x07 - Industrial Office

Oct/24/2012
Liz & Joe Sheeran were happy to buy a move-in ready house in a sought after urban neighborhood. The picture perfect two-story house only had one sore spot-the dungeon-like basement. They want to create some livable space in the lower level, but don't want to break the bank doing it because they're not sure how long their jobs will keep in this city. With an $8,000 budget, their goal is to work with the exposed rafters and ductwork and create an industrial style basement that will enhance their lifestyle and hopefully boost their bottom line. But can that small budget get them any return?


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8 :09x08 - The Party Yard

Nov/07/2012
Jared and Jane have created a comfortable vibe in their suburban split-level home. They love to entertain, but their big backyard is a bust: a tiny concrete patio, a chain-link dog run, and an elevated deck with no connection to the yard and storage tucked underneath. It all adds up to an eyesore. Our expert agrees: to bring this home up to the value of those around it, Jared and Jane have to bring the interior charm of their home outdoors.


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9 :09x09 - Retro Redo

Nov/14/2012
In 1957, Alcoa Care-free homes designed a 1900 square foot home constructed completely of plate glass, framed by aluminum and supported by posts that were clad in aluminum. Today, only a few of these Alcoa homes remain in anywhere near their original form. Whitney and Robert McChane didn't mean to buy a piece of history, but now that they did, they're intent on keeping it as close to original as possible. With the help of Host Amy Matthews and a savvy real estate agent, they'll help the McChanes make the right restoration choices so they get the biggest bang for their 20k budget.


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10 :09x10 - Garage Gym

Nov/21/2012
Tom and Constance Campbell are avid Diyer's, which is a good thing because their 1950s ranch style house needed plenty of work. Covered with pink, both inside and out, they've made plenty of neutral updates. But the pink bathroom and pink-toned exterior still need to go. Even though the house has those glaring sore spots, the couple really wants to turn the makeshift gym in their garage into a full-blow industrial style gym. Where should they put their $12,000 renovation dollars? Find out!


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12 :09x12 - Wasteland Renovation

Dec/05/2012
Brittany & David moved into their home just a year ago & only had to do a bit of decorating to make it complete. But, their backyard is a jungle. But, they plan to stay in their home awhile so they'd like to make the backyard a place for them to live - while also boosting their potential equity down the line.


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13 :09x13 - Craft Studio

Dec/12/2012
Monica Moses and John Reinan had no trouble updating their mid-century ranch style house with high contrast contemporary design. The main projects left to tackle: the swamp-like backyard and the chaotic, poorly finished basement space that Monica uses as an art studio. The swamp is an immediate red flag for future buyers, but a remodeled art studio will give them additional square footage that will up the value of the home. With no plans to sell for many years, where should they invest their $20,000 budget? Will they get a nice return on investment, or just a lifestyle boost? Find out!


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