Real Potential

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Overview

House hunting can be an overwhelming task whether it’s your first house or your fourth. It’s the biggest, most costly purchase we make and we don’t want to screw it up. And you won’t as long as you have Sarah Richardson and Real Potential at your side! 

Episode 1 -Ayesha and Michael

Talk about obsessed! Ayesha and Michael stalked the very houses they were interested in, never ever signing on the dotted line.  Sarah opens this young, fun couple to the potential of three homes, balancing their separate wants and wish lists.  Once Ayesha and Michael buy Sarah targets and renovates one room in their new home to payback all the late night stalking and indecision!

Episode 2 -Ameera and Ethan

Ameera and Ethan are getting married in a few weeks, and are each moving away from home for the first time!  Sarah lends her expertise to these house-buying newbies, showing them the potential of three homes that focus on features and amenities that target their age group. Once Ameera and Ethan buy Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that takes it over the threshold to terrific!

Episode 3 – Janice and Colin

For Janice the suburban dream is about space and great schools, while for husband Colin it’s all about his car collection. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses, each sprawling with the room they need, plus character, good school district and big driveways.  Once Janice and Colin buy Sarah renovates the one room in their home that lifts the one space that’s critical to their family enjoyment!

Episode 4 – Ann and Theo

Ann’s never lived anywhere but Theo’s bachelor pad. Two kids later and it’s about time they find something that’s theirs.  And, they need to go bigger than they’ve got now. Sarah shows them the potential in three houses that suit their growing family’s needs. Once Ann and Theo buy Sarah renovates the one space they doubted, but that now welcomes them to their new home.

Episode 5 – Caroline and Josh

The very pregnant Caroline and Josh need out of his parents’ house, where they’re bunking to save for a down payment. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses, in which they can build a family. And it must happen asap as Caroline’s due in a month! Once Caroline and Josh buy Sarah renovates the one room that stands out like a sore thumb. Baby arrives just as Sarah and crew bring this room to the finish line!

Episode 6 – Tova and Marnie

After slogging through over a hundred open houses and losing numerous bidding wars Tova and Marnie are itching to get out of their tiny rental condo. Sarah comes to the rescue, showing them the potential in three houses that offer the space and practicality they each crave. Once Tova and Marnie buy Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that takes it from so-so to hell-o!

Episode 7 – Andrea and Wayne

As this newlywed family starts to grow it’s time for their home to do the same. Andrea and Wayne are hunting for charm and character that for one means turnkey and for the other, DIY. Sarah shows them the potential of three houses that are livable, but somewhat needy. Once Andrea and Wayne buy Sarah renovates the room they can’t figure out, setting them on course for future renos!

Episode 8 – Truc and Eric

Judging by Truc’s massive shoe collection and Eric’s DJ gear, these two have long outgrown their tiny city apartment. Their failed home search has been driven solely by charm and character. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes that tick these boxes with extra storage to boot. Once Truc and Eric buy Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that allows them to live larger than ever! 

Episode 9 – Jasmine and Kevin

They first thought buying a home would be easy. Seven months later Jasmine and Kevin are still living in a hotel room, undecided whether they should live downtown or in the suburbs. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes, betting that she can help them bridge their location tug of war. Once Jasmine and Kevin buy Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that puts a lasting polish on a diamond in the rough! 

Episode 10 – Christa and Mike

How’s this for pressure? Christa and Mike have thirty days to buy, with a seven-week old baby in tow! Sarah shows these two the potential of three suburban homes, each with fewer stairs than their current townhouse. Good thing, as Mike breaks his leg part way through the search. Once Christa and Mike buy Sarah tears apart and renovates their deal breaker room, giving them a treat they so deserve! 

Episode 11 – Evette and Jason

After two-years of renting in the suburbs Evette and Jason are ready to commit. The issue: while the houses they’ve been viewing hare new, they’re surprisingly not very well cared for. Sarah shows them the potential of three suburban homes, trying to mitigate the quirks they’ve seen time and again. Once Evette and Jason buy Sarah wrangles sense and style into the one room in their new home that remains a puzzle!

Episode 12 – Vanessa and Troy

Vanessa and Troy are blending their two condos into one home they can finally call their own. Trouble is, when viewing homes Vanessa can’t help but be swayed by the homeowners’ taste to make an informed decision. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes, helping this pair see past pure aesthetics. Once Vanessa and Troy buy Sarah renovates the one room in their new home that to them is the biggest disaster!

Episode 13 –  Jennifer and Matt

Even though they realize they need more space for their growing family, Jennifer and Matt are having a hard time thinking about leaving the home they love. Every house they’ve seen pales by comparison. Sarah shows them the potential of three homes, and tries to break this couple of their brick and mortar love affair. Once Jennifer and Matt buy Sarah renovates the one room they can’t stand, igniting their passion for their new home!

Episode 14 – Afsaneh and Andrew

At first Afsaneh thought she was looking for a home on her own. Then boyfriend Andrew stepped into the picture, suggesting they look for a place together. Sarah shows the potential of three homes, careful to balance the needs and wants of each on this new adventure. Once Afsaneh and Andrew buy Sarah renovates the one room they can’t see past, creating the impromptu love nest they wanted all along!