The BEST Episodes of House Hunters

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Network: HGTV

House Hunters takes viewers behind the scenes as individuals, couples and families learn what to look for and decide whether or not a home is meant for them. Focusing on the emotional experience of finding and purchasing a new home, each episode follows a prospective buyer and real estate agent through the home-buying process, from start to finish.

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Las Vegas Dancer Wants His First Place

#1 - Las Vegas Dancer Wants His First Place

Season 61 - Episode 10 - Aired May 11, 2012

After years of traveling abroad, professional dancer Eric Morgan's landed a long-term gig in Vegas. He wants to celebrate by buying his first place, and his friend Jamie's along to help. Eric's looking for something move in ready and within his $100,000 budget. But when Eric sees the best Sin City has to offer, will he be tempted to stretch his budget?

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1 votes
Growing Family is Running Out Of Room In Raleigh

#2 - Growing Family is Running Out Of Room In Raleigh

Season 72 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 4, 2013

When Denny and Melissa put their house on the market, they had no idea that it would be sold in a matter of weeks. They were forced to rent an apartment in Raleigh, North Carolina, but with two growing boys their apartment seems to be closing in on them. They're in the market for a large home with at least four bedrooms, plus a space for Melissa's photo studio. Denny insists on a large garage so he can set up his woodworking shop. And their two active boys need plenty of space to play, so they want a big backyard. Can this family of four find their dream home and stay within their budget?

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1 votes
Five Guys Search for a Spacious Home in the Boston Suburbs

#3 - Five Guys Search for a Spacious Home in the Boston Suburbs

Season 73 - Episode 11 - Aired Apr 12, 2013

Baz has been living in a Boston suburb rental with his four roommates for several years, but he's decided it's time to take the plunge and buy. Since the thought of swinging the entire mortgage alone is a little daunting, and these guys get along so well, he'd like to find a large enough house where they can all live together. Ideally Baz would like a five-bedroom Victorian or Colonial style home. A large kitchen is a must because they like to cook and they enjoy brewing their own beer. With five different house hunters, there are plenty of different opinions.

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1 votes
Couple Wants to Buy Home in Newly Adopted Town of Fayetteville, Georgia

#4 - Couple Wants to Buy Home in Newly Adopted Town of Fayetteville, Georgia

Season 73 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 22, 2013

After moving to Fayetteville, Georgia, for a new job as a pastor, Jim and his wife, Laura, have decided to buy a home there. With a budget of $220,000 - $250,000 they're looking for a large 4-bedroom house with a stately yet inviting exterior, hardwood floors, crown molding, a large kitchen with upgraded countertops, and a wooded backyard. Laura wants a formal dining room that's big enough for her family heirloom furniture. Their two daughters want a large backyard with a pool, but Jim is concerned about the maintenance.

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1 votes
Windy City Wishes

#5 - Windy City Wishes

Season 36 - Episode 10 - Aired Jul 26, 2009

Carlos Guzman and Mandy Brill met and fell in love in Spain five years ago, and they now live in Chicago. They are looking for a condo with two bedrooms and two bathrooms for under $260,000, and they'd like the place to include parking, private laundry, air conditioning, a dishwasher and a walk-in closet. Knowing that's a big list for a small budget. Carlos and Mandy know they'll need a keen eye to find the perfect place and have enlisted Chicago native and realtor Richard Doty to help.

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1 votes
California Water Views

#6 - California Water Views

Season 137 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 2017

Two ER doctors are on the hunt for more space in San Diego. He wants something modern with clean lines and ocean views, but she wants a craftsman with character and room for their cats and chickens.

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1 votes
Golf Swing in Chicago

#7 - Golf Swing in Chicago

Season 153 - Episode 13 - Aired Sep 13, 2018

Unlike many young parents, these buyers are not fleeing for the suburbs. Instead, they're using their million-dollar budget to find a vintage place near downtown Chicago with a high-ceiling basement so they can install a golf simulator.

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1 votes
Ready for a Family in Rochester

#8 - Ready for a Family in Rochester

Season 163 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 6, 2019

First-time buyers are on the hunt for a home in Rochester, New York. She's looking for a place with a home office near the city but he's hoping for a big backyard and a little privacy farther out. Most of all, this young couple just needs more room to start their family.

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1 votes
Directors: Darby Symons
Charleston Charm on a Budget

#9 - Charleston Charm on a Budget

Season 163 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 19, 2019

First-time buyers in Charleston, South Carolina, are looking for a home with downtown walkability and proximity to the beach. She's hoping to capture the charm and Southern hospitality of a beachfront bungalow, while he's pushing for the sleek lines and open floor plan of a modern home.

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1 votes
Finding Charm in Chicago

#10 - Finding Charm in Chicago

Season 162 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 4, 2019

An architecture enthusiast is looking for vintage charm in a quiet neighborhood of Chicago, but her opinionated cousin wants her to live in an open-concept city high rise. It's up to her to decide if she takes the advice or goes with her gut.

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1 votes
Reluctant to Renovate in Charlotte

#11 - Reluctant to Renovate in Charlotte

Season 165 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 26, 2019

A young couple is buying a new home in Charlotte, North Carolina. They're both designers, and while she leans toward midcentury modern style, he prefers a super modern look. She's reluctant to renovate, but because they're set on living in a specific neighborhood, he's willing to buy an older home and remodel it.

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1 votes
No Row House in Philly

#12 - No Row House in Philly

Season 165 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 27, 2019

Philadelphia natives are moving from California back to their hometown to be close to family. Their wish list for their new Philly home includes air conditioning, and she can't stand the thought of living in one of the city's many row houses.

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1 votes
Two Days to Find a House in Georgia

#13 - Two Days to Find a House in Georgia

Season 177 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 30, 2019

A couple comes to Warner Robins, Georgia, for the weekend to buy a house after his retirement from the military. She's been waiting years for this opportunity to purchase their dream home, but it won't be easy to find in two days, since they have very different ideas on what that dream should be.

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2 votes
New Memories in Old Chicago

#14 - New Memories in Old Chicago

Season 178 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 2, 2019

A Chicago couple wants to make new memories in their first home together. She hopes to find a modern, suburban home with a photo-worthy kitchen, but his heart is set on a vintage fixer-upper in the city with a butler's pantry.

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1 votes
Cooking Up a Budget Battle in Nashville

#15 - Cooking Up a Budget Battle in Nashville

Season 178 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 28, 2019

A professional chef knows what he wants for a house in Nashville but his restaurant co-owner and partner wants the complete opposite. While one is focused on sticking to the budget, the other is willing to break the bank to get everything he wants.

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1 votes
The Honeymoon is Over

#16 - The Honeymoon is Over

Season 178 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 6, 2019

A recently married woman thought she'd get to buy a home for her future family after moving to North Carolina, but her groom is dragging his feet and would prefer to keep renting. The couple must now decide if the risks of homeownership outweigh the security of renting.

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1 votes
Momma Knows Best in Tampa

#17 - Momma Knows Best in Tampa

Season 186 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 26, 2020

A self-professed momma's boy struggles to please his mom while looking for his first home in Tampa Bay, Florida. He wants a bachelor pad where he can entertain his friends, but she wants him to focus on the future and buy a home he can grow into.

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1 votes
Good Energy in Palm Springs

#18 - Good Energy in Palm Springs

Season 188 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 31, 2020

An urban couple doesn't see eye-to-eye on their house hunt in Palm Springs, California. One wants a historic Mediterranean revival where he can feel the positive energy, and the other is more concerned with getting an affordable midcentury modern.

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1 votes
Moving Home to Michigan

#19 - Moving Home to Michigan

Season 192 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 5, 2020

A young couple searches for their first home after relocating to their hometown in Michigan. She wants an updated home that's walkable to downtown, but he's more budget minded and prefers a place with a large yard and plenty of room for his hobbies.

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1 votes
Projects and Pools in Florida

#20 - Projects and Pools in Florida

Season 194 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 30, 2020

A couple with three children needs a bigger house, but since he's slow to make decisions and finish projects, she wants this one to be move-in ready. Dad doesn't want to be rushed into a decision, but in the hot Florida market, he may not have a choice.

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1 votes
Denver Newcomers Search for a Vintage-Style Home

#21 - Denver Newcomers Search for a Vintage-Style Home

Season 76 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 18, 2013

Newlyweds, Harrison and Leah, moved to Denver a year ago, and love their new city so much they're ready to buy their first home there. Both are hoping to find an older home with vintage charm, close to the restaurants and nightlife of downtown. But while Harrison is open to an attached home, Leah dreams of owning a single-family place. Their biggest challenge: the booming Denver housing market, which may prevent their $450,000 budget from going as far as they'd expected.

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2 votes
Going Ashore in Gallatin, Tennessee

#22 - Going Ashore in Gallatin, Tennessee

Season 178 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 16, 2019

A suburban Nashville couple is ready to end houseboat living and start a family on dry land. He wants another fixer with a lot of acreage in the country but she'd prefer a home in town that doesn't come with a lot of projects.

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2 votes
Nit Picky in North Carolina

#23 - Nit Picky in North Carolina

Season 191 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 9, 2020

After moving back to Charlotte, NC, a couple with three kids are living with her parents and want to find a house fast. They both want to avoid projects, but his pickiness may force them to settle for a fixer-upper he can customize to his tastes.

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2 votes
Compromise in Waukesha

#24 - Compromise in Waukesha

Season 165 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 18, 2019

A newlywed couple searches for their first home in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The hunt puts their new marriage to its first big test, as he wants vintage charm and she wants a big, open-concept home.

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3 votes
First-Time Homeowners

#25 - First-Time Homeowners

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 21, 1999

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2 votes