In the second-season premiere, parents of two hockey-playing boys are ready to move out of their cramped suburban home. But before they put it on the market, they make some improvements to increase its value.
Laurie and John's stately century home has been in her family for generations. But it's also the family nest egg, and now that Laurie's parents are ready to retire, the property has to be sold and the profits shared. Drew and Jonathan come up with a plan to secure everyone's future. In order to sell their current house at a premium, Jonathan tackles a much-needed update and uncovers a potentially lethal hazard in the process. Meanwhile, Drew promises to find the couple a perfect new family home, but that means downsizing their expectations and compromising on location.
It was just the two of them when Gus and Denise first moved into their three-bedroom home. But 12 years and three kids later, the house is bursting at the seams, and they're desperate to find a new property that suits their growing needs. Their current home has been on the market for two months without a single offer, and Drew and Jonathan know exactly what to do. While Jonathan tackles the home's tired interiors, Drew takes the couple on an ambitious hunt for the perfect family home. For Gus and Denise, living in a construction zone while keeping up with their busy routine proves overwhelming. It's an exhausting process, but the brothers are there every step of the way.
With four kids and two busy careers, Chris and Stephanie's cramped home has morphed into a toy-filled giant jungle gym. The family needs room to grow and is eager to find a spacious new home. But with cluttered interiors and unfinished DIY, they're stuck in real estate limbo. In order to sell their current property for top dollar, Jonathan tackles the bare-bones master bathroom and gives the house the polish it needs. Meanwhile, Drew leads the couple on a search for the family's forever home. The two-week renovation pushes the family to the limit. And even with their $1.5 million budget, finding the perfect property in their ideal neighborhood proves tricky.
Renee and Brent live in a quiet suburban neighborhood, but life in their overcrowded home is anything but peaceful. With three active boys, they're in desperate need of a bigger house. But they can't afford to move until they finish their long list of renovations. From the outside, the home is picture-perfect. But inside, the property needs a lot of work. Jonathan tackles a major kitchen makeover and uncovers a costly fix in the process. Meanwhile, Drew's challenge is finding the family's forever home. Brent wants to stay on budget, but Renee's not willing to give up any of their wish list items.
With their children's education on the line, Kathy and Michael need to move or their daughters will have to change schools. And in order to buy into the exclusive neighboring school district, the couple will have to sell their current home for top dollar. The only problem is the property is nowhere near the top of its class. Jonathan takes charge of the renovations, overhauling the home's tired interiors and transforming the dated kitchen into a culinary showpiece. Meanwhile, Drew leads the couple on an exhaustive search for their forever home. Kathy and Michael are determined to find the perfect house, but soon discover they'll need to be flexible with either the property or the price tag.
Feeling the squeeze in their tiny place, Pearl and Folkert are ready to move out of their starter home. They've been saving for years and can finally afford a major upgrade. But the move depends on selling their current home for top dollar. And unless they spruce up the property's lackluster interiors, they won't be going anywhere. Jonathan comes up with a solution for the home's tricky layout and turns a forgettable fireplace into a functional focal point. Concerned about the home's location right next to a school, Drew reassures the couple there's a buyer for every house. And then the search is on for a picture-perfect four-bedroom home with plenty of room for grandma and the kids.
It's been six years since his wife passed away, and Ken and his daughter Kimberly are now ready to move on. Their sprawling home on a one-acre yard holds a lot of great memories. It's time to finish up the stalled renovations, sell the home for top dollar, and start fresh. Ideally, the sale of the property will provide money for Ken's retirement, Kimberly's education, and their new family home. And while Jonathan gets busy with his knockout design plan, Drew is determined to find the father and daughter duo a low-maintenance property with two separate living areas. The only problem is they don't necessarily agree on what it is they're looking for.
Raising their growing family while running two home-based businesses, Saira and Jesse are feeling the squeeze. They urgently need more space, and are determined to sell their starter home for top dollar. But while the mountain-views are spectacular, their drab interiors are way behind the times. Jonathan overhauls the kitchen, updates the bathroom, and reunites the basement apartment with the rest of the home. Meanwhile, Drew leads the tricky search for a home in the same neighborhood with enough room to house a daycare and a lawn care business.
With three kids and a grandmother all living under the same roof, Daniel and Iris ran out of room long ago. The couple is desperate to find a spacious home where this multi-generational family can all have their own space. But with lackluster interiors that are overrun with toys, their current home is holding them back. In order to sell the property for top dollar, Jonathan gives both the kitchen and bathroom a much-needed makeover. Meanwhile, Drew leads the search for a spacious four-bedroom home with a separate suite for grandma. The couple falls for a picture-perfect brand new house that's beyond their budget. But with a rare incentive from the builder, Drew has just 60 days to turn their dream into reality.
Busy parents Travis and Carolyn dream of finding a move-in ready home in time for the new school year. But they won't be going anywhere until they finish up their own half-renovated house. For years, they've been living in a DIY disaster zone and now time is running out. Luckily for Travis, he can call on his childhood friends Jonathan and Drew to help out. While Jonathan vows to finish all the renovations once and for all, Drew promises to find the couple a perfect property in their desired school district. The results of the makeover are stunning, but balancing the budget with the couple's ideal location proves trickier than expected.
Barry and Corrina are determined to move or their son will lose his coveted spot at a top-notch school nearby. In order to purchase a property in the pricey new school district, they'll have to sell their current home for top dollar. But the cluttered home doesn't show well and Barry is reluctant to convert his man cave back into a two-car garage. Jonathan is eager to give the kitchen a much-needed overhaul, but uncovers a costly surprise that changes the overall design plan. Meanwhile, Drew tries to balance Barry's tight budget with Corrina's extensive wish list. With the new school year just around the corner, buying and selling is urgent for this family.
School teachers and busy parents, Jill and Warren want to buy their forever home in time for the new school year, but the condition of their current home means they won't net top dollar. For years, they've focused solely on paying down their mortgage. And as a result, the property has turned into a cluttered fixer upper with a kitchen that's literally falling apart. Determined to transform the home's rundown interior into an irresistible showpiece, Jonathan tackles a major kitchen renovation and gives every room a clear definition. Meanwhile, it's up to Drew to find a budget-friendly move-in ready home. Balancing the couple's wish list with their finances proves tricky. And in order to buy the home they want, they may have to leave the community they love.
Abby, David, and their son are already feeling the squeeze in their tiny home. And with another baby on the way, they've got just five months to relocate to their forever home. The couple's lofty plan hinges on selling their current home for top dollar, but with its lackluster unfinished interiors, that's not going to happen. Jonathan is determined to give the property the polish it needs, and narrowly averts a crisis in the kitchen. Meanwhile, it's up to Drew to find a budget dream home that matches the family's extensive wish list. That's easier said than done, because while David has his eye on a fixer-upper, Abby is set on finding a picture perfect move-in ready home.
With three generations living under one roof, Chuck and Kim are feeling the squeeze. Plus, getting the kids to school every day means a grueling four-hour daily commute for mom. It's definitely time to relocate. But they'll have to spruce up their current home first or they won't be able to afford the upgrade. Jonathan has a plan to revamp the home's worn-out interiors, but a heavy-duty surprise in the kitchen means he has to rejig the design. Meanwhile, Drew is determined to find a spacious suburban home with a separate living area for grandma. But the real challenge is finding a budget-friendly property in an exclusive school district.
With a big dog, a rambunctious toddler, and a baby who literally sleeps in the closet, stay-at-home dad Chip, and working-mom Danielle, juggle their busy schedule in a home they've long since outgrown. They're eager to relocate to a bigger property, but their current home's dreary decor is holding them back. Jonathan steps in with an ambitious ten-day renovation plan that includes an overhaul of the kitchen and master bathroom. And once the walls come down, he uncovers a nasty surprise. Meanwhile, Drew hits it out of the ballpark by delivering a home with everything on the couple's wish list. But when they lose the property to another buyer, Drew's got to motivate the couple to search for a house all over again.
Clifton moved into Jack's bachelor pad years ago. Since then the couple have adopted two kids and now need a house with larger spaces.
Laura married Ken, after living a life in the big city, they decided to settle in the suburbs, but are now prepared to find a downton property big enough for their two kids and Ken's race-car collection. However their current property is nowhere near ready to be sold.
Ex-pro footballer Adesola and his wife Jennifer need a bigger home for their ever expanding family. With three-year-old twin girls and a baby boy to fit into a new family home. However their current property has a disastrous master bath room and toy filled interiors and really isn't ready for market.
Chris and Jennifer's family consists of nine children in three bedrooms. Space is sparce with a family classroom and only one bathroom in the whole house. They have alot of sprucing up to do before they can look for a larger property to fit the whole family.
Alisha recently lost her husband, with whom she had purchased a sprawling fixer-upper that they wanted to turn into their dream home. Now she's raising their four year old son on her own, she needs to sell the five bedroom property and buy a smaller maintenance-free property instead.
Lazarus and Evonna's dream home soon turned into a nightmare when a foundation problem soon drained all the money saved for a renovation. Whilst they are ready to relocate to a move-in ready property, they need to update the dated interiors of their old home first.
Greg and Kristin's home is no longer fit for purpose now they have had five children. The busy family desperately needs a sprawling suburban home, with everyone having their own bedroom. But the families current property is overrun with toys and definitely won't bring in the money required.
Sunita and David are desperate for more space as their current home's crowded interiors are holding them back. With two children and a lack of storage space, the couple hopes to find a larger property in the community they already reside in. They have alot on the line as a looming financial deadline means they have to sell in the next two months.
Eric and Misty are living in a house full of half-finished projects. As they live through this DIY disaster with their three daughters and another child on the way, they soon realise that Eric's half-finished projects are preventing the sale of the house.
Mayra and Chris and their blended family need a larger home with dedicated spaces for everyone to make the most of. However their bachelor-pad style home will need a massive overhaul before they can sell it for the best price and be able to afford the home of their dreams.