Home Town Season 5
THE DAVIS-JEFCOAT HOME
Brooke’s a local photographer and a close friend of Ben and Erin’s. With her husband Robbie by her side and an all-in budget of $350,000, she’s looking for a traditional home with a touch of modern style. Ben and Erin create a beautiful transformation, turning a tired and incohesive house into a gorgeous home with a show stopping family room and unexpectedly bold dining room.
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THE HELEN HOME
Lisa and Mike run a non-profit that provides transitional housing for women who are recovering from difficulties. They’re passionate about restoring old houses because they believe that things that are imperfect and broken can be made beautiful again, just like the lives of the women they help. Ben and Erin get scrappy and turn a neglected building into an uplifting oasis of calm and safety where new beginnings can flourish.
THE EDLIN HOME
Kevin is a multi-nominated recording producer from Nashville but he grew up in Laurel. He’s been coming back home a lot recently to work with local musicians, so he’s now looking for a home that would serve as his artist retreat. His late father has left him a rustic wooden cabin that Kevin hopes to restore. None of the other contractors have dared touch it because of its terrible condition, but Ben and Erin are up for the challenge.
THE LADD HOME
Seth and Susan are moving to Laurel from New York City. Seth is a surgeon and he’s coming back home to work at a Laurel hospital. Their all-in budget of $380,000 can go a long way in this Mississippi town. Ben and Erin show them the Harry House, a stately Cape-cod style mansion with peculiar charm and lots of room to grow into, and the Moye House, a mid-century modern gem that could be converted into a dream entertainment space.
THE SIMONEAU HOME
Kendall’s moving back to Laurel to be close to her family and friends because her husband Kurt has recently passed away and living out in the country has left her feeling lonely. With her mom Cheri and her Great Dane Hanz by her side, Kendall is looking for a traditional and classic house within an all in budget of $225,000.
THE RASBERRY HOME
Danny is one of Laurel’s most passionate proponents of restoring old homes. He’s also Erin’s uncle! Danny likes to go big and he’s not concerned about the budget. He doesn’t actually have one, so his son Jim joins him to make sure he doesn’t run off the rails. Ben and Erin show them two historic properties, both built around 1900.
THE ROBINSON HOME
Ashley and Brach live in New Orleans and they’re looking for a vacation home in Laurel so they can be closer to Ashley’s mom and enjoy more time together as a family. With an all-in budget of $265,000, they have a wish list that includes an outdoor space for their kids and lots of room for cooking – Ashley dreams of a big modern kitchen where all of their family and friends could gather and Brach’s on the lookout for an outdoor kitchen where he could host his crawfish boils.
THE MOFFETT HOME
Jeff has been living a nomadic life since a tornado destroyed his house and nearly all of his belongings a few months ago. Now, Jeff’s ready to embark on a new chapter in his life and with an all-in budget of $200,000, he’s looking for a house with clean lines and open spaces. Ben and Erin give the house a complete facelift, creating an awesome mid-century modern home with an impressive kitchen, a cozy study, and a huge walk-in closet.
THE FUKUDA HOME
Kathy and Isao have tired of the cold Oregon weather and are excited to move to the hot and humid climate of Laurel, Mississippi. They have an all-in budget of $200,000 and a very specific sense of style. They like all things “hobbit” – round doors, live edge furniture, and nature inspired whimsy, but they’re also looking for historic Southern Charm.
THE TARRANT HOME
Angie took a huge leap of faith when she quit her job in New York and came to the small town of Laurel Mississippi to work as a producer on a pilot episode of “Home Town”. Five years later and she’s still there. She’s fallen in love with Laurel and is ready to make it her permanent address. In this very special episode of “Home Town”, Ben and Erin help their boss Angie find her dream home.
THE MOHON HOME
While interior designer Whitney has no problem designing for others, she can’t seem to turn her discerning eye on her own space. Now she wants to buy a starter home in Laurel and is trusting Erin and Ben to create the perfect retreat. Ben and Erin are up for the challenge, taking Whitney first to the Daugherty house—a quaint cottage in serious need of a kitchen, bathroom and color upgrade.
THE SCRUGGS HOME
Robby and Angie Scruggs have a major life decision to make. With their daughters on the cusp of leaving the nest, should Robby and Angie renovate their memory-filled yet high-maintenance home or cut ties and move into a clean slate where they can make new memories? While Angie yearns for a light and bright design with accents of natural wood, Robby just wants a working kitchen.
THE NAPIER HOME
Ben’s baby brother Jesse and his wife Lauren are buying their first house and Ben and Erin are there to guide them every step of the way. With an all-in budget of $200,000 in mind, they show them the Orr house – a cute post-war cottage with plans for a retro-inspired kitchen and bathroom and the Pearson House – a rough around the edges bungalow with designs for a total makeover.
THE ADAMS HOME
Casey and Jennifer love the outdoors and they love Laurel, having moved there from Georgia. They need a home with a big kitchen and lots of outdoor space to entertain friends and family (and run their energetic dog). Working with a $220,000 all-in budget, Ben and Erin have the perfect houses in mind. The Bowen place is a city house in the country: a modern and spacious home with antique flooring and a generous backyard big enough to camp out in.
THE MYRICK HOME
After being away for years, Cindy Myrrick is moving back to Laurel. She wants a place big enough where her parents, kids and grandkids can all gather together at once. Luckily, her $400,000 all-in budget means Ben and Erin have a lot to work with. They show her two very different homes: the Windham house, a historic Laurel landmark with all the grandeur of the South, and the Martin house, a sprawling 1970s home with a pool Cindy’s grandchildren are bound to love.