Season 4

Home Town is now filming Season Four! This season features 16 episodes with 16 family ready to call Laurel their hometown. Home Town Season 4 will begin airing January 2020. To view past episodes of Home Town, visit HGTV and login with your cable provider information to watch each episode in its entirety. We also think some things are best seen in person. Come visit Erin & Ben's hometown anytime. Start planning your trip by visiting our City Guide. We would love to have you stop by our Laurel Mercantile and Scotsman General Store while you're here. You might even decide Laurel, MS might need to be your hometown.

Home Town is now filming Season Four! This season features 16 episodes with 16 family ready to call Laurel their hometown. Home Town Season 4 will begin airing January 2020. To view past episodes of Home Town, visit HGTV and login with your cable provider information to watch each episode in its entirety. We also think some things are best seen in person. Come visit Erin & Ben's hometown anytime. Start planning your trip by visiting our City Guide. We would love to have you stop by our Laurel Mercantile and Scotsman General Store while you're here. You might even decide Laurel, MS might need to be your hometown.


Season 3

Episode 1: The Watts House

Toy has a new job as school district superintendent, so she’s moving her family inland from the Mississippi coast. Toy and her husband, Cory, need help finding a large home with architectural details and plenty of space for their three kids.

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Episode 2: The Hogue House

Bill and Julie Hogue are moving from Arizona to Mississippi in a search of a slower pace of life and their forever Home Town. Ben and Erin inject Bill and Julie’s new home with a deluxe kitchen, a classic southern Mississippi porch and find unique ways to highlight the original architecture.

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Episode 3: The Guay House

Peggy and Patrick vacationed in the South last year from Quebec, Canada and fell in love with the culture and warm weather. They are excited to purchase a vacation home that will one day become their retirement home.

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Episode 4: The Bolden House

Charles and Jean are newlyweds and local artists looking to buy their first house. They are currently living above Jean’s parent’s garage and they desperately need a home where they can entertain but more importantly call their own. They have an all-in budget of $180,000 and a wish list that includes a master ensuite and a large open kitchen.

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Episode 5: The Saxton House

As new parents, Ben and Erin are eager to welcome a new pediatrician to town. Grant and Emily fell in love with Laurel and are excited to come back to their home state to settle down and work in a beautiful community. With a $260,000 all-in budget, they want a historical charmer with room to grow and an outdoor space to entertain.

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Episode 6: The Rowell House

The Wallace house, an early 1920s Craftsman with a front porch and space for studying but a rough exterior and The Lott House, with open concept living but lacking charm. Ben and Erin give their chosen house a colorful millennial makeover, including a charming book nook and stunning master ensuite.

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Episode 7: The Luker House

Amy is an artist and wants to raise her teenage son in the small town near their friends and family. With a budget of up to $200,000, Amy’s wish list includes lots of room to welcome visitors and a dedicated art studio. Ben and Erin show them two historic homes: The Joffrion House, which sits at the top of her budget range and The Shannon House, a 1915 Craftsman with an awkward layout.

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Episode 8: The Johnikin House

Ebonee Johnikin grew up in the city limits of Laurel, and her family has called Laurel home for generations. No matter where she’s traveled, her heart is here so she wants to plant roots and what better place to do it than home. She has an all-in budget of $100,000 and a wish list that includes historical features and space for a home office.


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Episode 9: The Keller House

Candace is living her dream of retiring in the small town where she has fond memories of growing up. She wants to be a part of restoring this town to what it once was decades ago. Away for more than 30 years, she needs help finding the perfect home. With her all in $120,000 budget, Ben and Erin show her The Moon House with original features and lots of light and The Stewart House which sits on the street she rode her bike on as a child.

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Episode 10: The Mathews House

Alise Mathews is looking to buy a starter home within walking distance from town, so she can be closer to her new business. She’s looking for a small home with character and charm but has a thrifty all-in budget of $75,000 and a wish list that includes space for her golden retriever.

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Episode 11: The Burcham House

June and Terry are ready to move back home to Mississippi and put down roots after years of moving for work. They need help finding a home with charm and character in a small town. They have an all-in budget of $300,000 and a wish list that includes a big kitchen, an outdoor patio space and a desire for coastal style and design.

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Episode 12: The Kollar House

Rebekah and Matthew were recently recruited by the local hospital and need help finding a place to live as they start their new jobs as doctors. While visiting during their job interviews, Matt and Rebekah fell in love with the small town energy and hospitality, and would very much like to be a part of the community.

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Episode 13: The Holifield House

Judi is ready to downsize and is looking to move from the country into town to be closer to friends and work. With her all-in budget of $125,000, she needs help finding a small home that includes a maintenance-free yard, a master bathroom, plus a space for her son.

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Season 2

Episode 1: The Hurt House

Erin and Ben transform an outdated cottage into a dreamy first home for a young couple pursuing small town life.

Episode 2: The Barnes House

Ben and Erin revive a 1970's ranch for a retired schoolteacher who needs enough room for her dozen grandchildren to play.

Episode 3: The James House

Ben and Erin help a family used to spacious country living but yearning for a small town community, create an eclectic home in historic downtown.

Episode 4: The Smith House

Ben and Erin help old friends turn a neglected Italianate house in the heart of the historic district into the romantic family home they've always wanted.

Episode 5: The Ponder House

Ben and Erin revive a 1970's ranch for a retired schoolteacher who needs enough room for her dozen grandchildren to play.


Episode 6: The Rahaim House

Ben and Erin help newlyweds save their grandma's dilapidated farmhouse, but only after picking up the home and moving it to a new location.

Episode 7: The Campbell House

Erin and Ben add color and charm to a dreary cottage for a spirited downtown chef.


Episode 8: The Burks House

Ben and Erin help young entrepreneurs uncover the natural beauty of a once confused craftsman.


Episode 9: The Trest House

Erin and Ben give an overgrown country house a modern makeover for an artistic couple yearning for more space for their growing family.

Episode 10: The Griffin House

Ben and Erin help a lawyer and a banker who love to entertain transform a massive craftsman with some crazy quirks into a sophisticated, grand home.

 

Season 1

Episode 1: The Robinson House

The Napiers help a military family with three young kids transition to small-town life, renovating a run-down 1917 Craftsman cottage to create a family friendly dream home.

Episode 2: The Warren House

Ben and Erin help a couple of newlyweds, returning home after living in Nashville, bring the charm and sparkle back to a 1913 Craftsman.

Episode 3: The Holloway House

Erin and Ben have their work cut out for them renovating a dilapidated home built in 1900 for an architectural designer and his fiancé moving back to Mississippi from New York.

Episode 4: The Edwards House

Ben and Erin help a young couple with a love of old homes revitalize the charm in a neglected gem built in 1910. The home has an interesting history that dates to World War II.

 

Episode 5: The Rice House

Erin and Ben create a quaint and colorful home, restoring a 1901 cottage-style house for a couple returning to small-town life.


Episode 6: The Mathews House

Ben and Erin Napier help an artist, with a penchant for front porches, find and create a picture-perfect home.



Episode 7: The Carson House

Erin and Ben Napier welcome a new military family to town and help them transform a plain, drab box of a house into a home with loads of charm and a European soul.

 

 

 

Episode 8: The Walker House

Erin and Ben Napier help a returning resident and her family transition from the city lights of Chicago back to small-town living in Mississippi. For their new home, a 1955 bungalow with modern era features is brought back from disrepair and given a fresh and vibrant look.

 

 

Episode 9: The Trest House

A family of four has outgrown their loft and is ready to use their all-in budget of $200,000 to move into an family home with a yard. Ben and Erin show the parents two family-friendly houses -- a dated, boxy home with 14 acres of property and a split-level ranch with a problem layout. Ben and Erin then transform the family's pick into the ultimate home with an open concept and outdoor space complete with an arbor.

Episode 10: The Hayes House

After living in Nashville for the last 15 years, this country music singer is looking to put down roots in small town Mississippi. She has set her budget and has provided Ben and Erin with a wish list that includes a historic home with a space for entertaining and a spa-like master bath.

 


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Home Town is a production of HGTV and RTR Media

All photos, descriptions and resource guide links to the homes are property of RTR Media. We are grateful for both HGTV and RTR Media for all the have done for us and our town of Laurel, Mississippi. We hope that Laurel has become a second home for them because they have become like family to us.