With no foreclosures to flip in Orange County, Tarek and Christina broaden their search and win a property unseen in Los Angeles County. But during their walk-through, the divide between initial perception and present reality leaves them in total foreclosure shock.
Hard Money Blues
Tarek and Christina secure a hard money loan to make an offer on a home in the upscale neighborhood of Whittier, California. Although the entire home will need some serious updating from its original 1969 finishes, the renovation appears to be mostly cosmetic and comparable properties suggest great potential for profit. In the end, they hope this high-end home and its expensive loan won't leave them singing the Hard Money Blues.
Nothing But Potential
Tarek and Christina jump on a bank-owned listing that has been on the market for fewer than 24 hours. But as renovation rolls along to bring this home to its true potential, budgets crash through ceilings and deadlines continue to be pushed.
Too Small to Fail
Tarek and Christina find a short-sale home listed in Whittier, CA, that's small but has an enticing asking price. Despite their rigid debt ceiling, they're convinced they can buy and rehab the home within a strict budget. But as problems are discovered and the margins start getting tighter, Tarek and Christina hope they can turn a profit on this investment home that is too small to fail.
Dirty, Dated and Undesired
Tarek and Christina spot a Garden Grove home listing online that looks like a bargain. By outward appearances, all it needs is an inexpensive cosmetic rehab. But after an unusual auction and a bevy of surprise issues, this Dirty, Dated and Undesired home has quickly become more work than Tarek and Christina ever imagined.
Tarek and Christina are contacted by a cash-strapped flipper who needs to unload a project house. With no bathrooms, no kitchen, exposed framing and piles of rubble, Tarek starts adding up the dollars required just to rehab the house.
Flipper vs. Flipper
Tarek and Christina get financial help on a short sale listing in upscale Anaheim Hills that has just fallen out of escrow. But with two investors comes two sets of opinions, and budgets and schedules suffer the consequences.
A Barnyard Dance
Tarek and Christina find an intriguing short sale in the desirable neighborhood of Torrance. The exterior is in good shape and the comparable properties indicate the house could be a good value, but after touring the home it becomes clear that a lot of work and money will be required to update this 1927 home.
Loud, Louder, Loudest
Tarek and Christina take on a dated home near an airport and a noisy elementary school in the South Bay neighborhood of Hawthorne, CA. Its attractive list price draws them in, until work begins and a multitude of hidden problems rise to the surface.
A Neglected Flip
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Anaheim, CA, that's being offered as a quick sale with no inspections or contingencies. Seems like a great project, but with a tenant still living in the property, they can't see inside before making an offer.
Tarek and Christina come across a short sale listing in the desirable, hilly neighborhood of La Mirada, California. Although its price leaves a tighter profit margin than they would like, the 1990s home is newer than the investment properties they typically buy and shouldn't need as much renovation as a result.
Ranch House of Ruin
Tarek and Christina come across a trust-sale listing in Buena Park, California, that looks very well-priced in comparison to recent sales in the area. After walking the home with their contractor and receiving a preliminary budget estimate, they're excited by the potential for profit. But as work begins and renovation costs rise on changing plans and hidden problems, their enticing profit margin appears to be on a downward spiral.
A Risky Flip
Tarek and Christina spot a listing that seems too good to be true, and the house doesn't exactly match the potential it had in the listing. But even with a major surprise in the details about the house, they still see an opportunity for profit and embark on a fast flip with a new contractor.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Long Beach, California, that sounds like the kind of project that has become their standard. But soon after walking the property, it becomes clear that this flip is anything but standard. The architecturally significant midcentury modern home will require Tarek and Christina to step out of their design and renovation comfort zones if they are to turn a profit on their investment.
Tarek and Christina come across a listing for a newer home in Yorba Linda, California, that has great potential but has seen better days. The home will require mostly cosmetic fixes and the owner is motivated to sell, but a series of cracks inside and outside have piqued Tarek and Christina's interest.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a small house that's aggressively priced and could be a lucrative deal based on comparable sales in the neighborhood. They go to inspect the house before making a decision and find it boarded up and in rough shape. Despite its condition, the numbers are promising and they've done well in this area before. They decide to take the calculated risk and buy the home, its interior still sight unseen. Can Tarek and Christina keep this project under control to see risk through to reward or could hidden troubles turn this house into a toxic flip?
Tarek and Christina are contacted by a fellow flipper who has purchased a Craftsman-style home in an historic area of Santa Ana, California. It will take both skill sets to finish this project as he specializes in renovating older, architecturally significant homes, while Tarek and Christina excel at bringing in a flip on schedule and on budget.
Tarek and Christina find a promising short-sale property in Long Beach, California, but find the massive renovations the previous owners began are only partly finished. With the house in various states of disrepair, Tarek and Christina are excited to have a clean slate for design but cautious about the problems that could be lurking in a homeowner's do-it-yourself renovation.
Junk Yard Flip
Tarek and Christina spot an interesting property with an attractive backyard structure in Long Beach, California. Because the house is currently tenant-occupied, they must make their decision without the benefit of personally inspecting the property. Tarek and Christina make a deal to buy the property, but when they arrive as the new owners, they are shocked by what they find.
Tarek and Christina come across a For-Sale-By-Owner property in Garden Grove, California, and hope to negotiate a fair sale price. The house looks to need only cosmetic repairs and improvements, but they know not to judge an old house by its finishes and it's truly what's on the inside that counts.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home for sale in a historic neighborhood of Anaheim, California. It's well-priced but will need a lot of renovation work. They know old homes possess a certain charm and character, but they also tend to have a host of unknown problems and costs.
A Dinky Flip
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a small and outdated property in Downey, California, that has potential to be a fast, cosmetic flip. Tarek believes the reward will outweigh the risk, but as renovations begin, problems and disagreements rise to the top.
No Risk, No Reward
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a trust sale property in Anaheim, California, with an original layout and a dated design. It's in good shape and seems like a mostly cosmetic project, but when their project manager comes back with a ballooning budget and a laundry list of contingencies, Tarek and Christina wonder if this home has more potential than pitfalls.
Too Good To Be True
Tarek and Christina find a clean house in good shape that is aggressively priced in comparison to comparable properties in the area. It appears as good as advertised, so they quickly make an offer to snatch up this fast and simple cosmetic flip. But when they return as excited new owners a few days later, they are floored by what they discover.
A Flip With The Enemy
A fellow flipper contacts Tarek and Christina about partnering on a house and wants to split the time, money and profit down the middle. With Tarek and Christina playing both mentor and business partner, they hope potential budget and design disagreements won't dissolve their friendship and profit into a flip with the enemy.
Big Lot Little Flip
Tarek and Christina spot a small, run-down listing in Buena Park, California, that sits on a very large lot with an attractive asking price. With no time for close inspection, Tarek and Christina place an offer before they really know what they're getting into.
The Money Pit
Tarek and Christina make an offer on an attractive property in Norwalk, California, sight unseen. But as work on this weathered house begins, they worry whether they will be able to maintain their projected profit margin or if a bursting budget will dig this flip into a money pit.
Thrifty vs. Glitzy
Tarek and Christina are contacted by an investor who has found a newer construction home in Orange, California, that needs cosmetic updating and should prove to be a fast, simple flip. But while he and Tarek are ready to move quickly on their inexpensive game plan, Christina is not so easily convinced.
A Pig In A Poke
Tarek and Christina feel confident making an offer on a tenant-occupied trust sale in Fullerton, California. They arrive at their new house ready to design, but are stopped in their tracks as they could not have anticipated what they find.
Of Wreck and Ruin
Tarek and Christina spot a home that's for sale by its owner in La Puente, California. It's in rough shape and tenant occupied, so they can't look inside. There's always a danger in purchasing a house sight unseen, but if they can get it for the right price, this home has the potential to pay off big time.
Fun House Flip
Tarek and Christina acquire a promising short sale in Anaheim, California, with a puzzling maze of barricaded windows and suspicious additions. They know that if they're going to flip this house, they'll have to stay on budget to turn this tricky fun house into a functional family home.
Diamond in the Rough
Tarek and Christina spot a listing for a small home in the desirable neighborhood of Costa Mesa, California. The home is in rough shape and will surely require a lot of work to renovate, but they hope to transform this house from the worst on the block to the showpiece by the beach.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a promising tenant-occupied property in Long Beach, California. It's a gamble since they can't inspect inside the house, but with comparable properties selling for nearly $100,000 above this home's asking price, it's an educated risk.
Big Money Flip
Tarek and Christina are contacted by an out-of-state seller looking to sell an old family home. It's a large house in original condition, but it's also more expensive than their usual projects and the renovation could get pricey on this midcentury modern time capsule.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in the exploding market of Torrance, California, that is not only in rough shape, but also has known foundation issues. Right away it seems like this might be a bad buy, but the land value alone could make this flip worth the risk.
Trickle Down Flip
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home for sale in Chino, California, that's rundown, overgrown and in desperate need of cosmetic help. Recent area sales show potential for profit, but right away there's a problem and Tarek and Christina are left wondering if this is an isolated issue or a sign of what's to come.
Boxed In Flip
Tarek and Christina scope out a small house with a cramped floor plan in Fullerton, California. While it seems high-priced for the area, if they can buy it for the right price and stay on budget, it shows great potential for profit.
Tarek and Christina get a lead from an investor on a house he's recently purchased in an upscale, gated neighborhood in Anaheim Hills, CA. A large, expensive flip can mean equally large profits, but it also takes time and even the littlest mistake is magnified.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a property in Santa Ana, California, that has the potential to be both a great entry-level family home and a profitable flip. But after walking it with their contractor, they worry big problems could threaten to bring the profit crashing down on this dilapidated home.
A Frantic Fiasco
Tarek and Christina check out a midcentury home with a dream layout in Placentia, California. But as is often the case with old homes, no project is as straightforward as it seems and Tarek and Christina must overcome their fair share of surprises and setbacks to survive this frantic fiasco.
Million Dollar Flip
Tarek and Christina find a short-sale listing for a large home in the upscale neighborhood of Yorba Linda, California. With an asking price just below $1 million, this would be the most expensive flip they've taken on -- and also the biggest risk.
Tarek and Christina check out an off-market listing in Santa Ana, CA, that appears to be in good shape with strong comparable sales in the area. But profitable on paper doesn't always translate into profit on paper, and Tarek and Christina struggle to stay on budget when they encounter hidden problems and untimely mistakes.
House of Hidden Horrors
Tarek and Christina check out an off-market listing in La Habra, California, that appears to need only cosmetic updating. With the seller eager for a quick close, it could be a great deal if they can get it for the right price before it hits the market.
A Family Friendly Flip
Tarek and Christina receive a call from a longtime friend who needs some help flipping his family's house. It's a tall order for a novice flipper, but with the aid of Tarek and Christina's knowledge and experience, he may be able to get his family a higher sale price.
Down to the Studs
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a for sale by owner property in Whittier, California that would scare most buyers away; but they're not most buyers. Tarek and Christina know that with a little hard work and design vision, they could turn a healthy profit on this home in just a few months. But as renovation begins, the surprises and expenses keep piling up. Can they keep this flip on track or could costly problems bring this house and their profit down to the studs?
Cat Nip Flip
Tarek and Christina are contacted by a realtor about an exciting new listing. So new, in fact, that the realtor doesn't even have keys yet. If Tarek and Christina want to buy this house, they'll have to do so sight unseen. The price is right and the profit potential is huge, but who knows what lurks behind that front door? Can Tarek and Christina stay on budget or will they be left clawing for profits on this cat nip flip?
Old Time Flip
Tarek and Christina buy a turn of the century home in a historic Santa Ana, CA neighborhood. Old homes always present unseen problems throughout the process and this home is no exception. Can Tarek and Christina handle the issues that come along with renovating a century old home or will ancient issues come back to haunt them?
Tarek and Christina flip the worst home on the block in this Anaheim Hills neighborhood. With high profit margins in a desirable neighborhood this should be a slam dunk. Can Tarek and Christina renovate quickly or will a the strict HOA hold up this communal flip?
Fire Sale Flip
Tarek and Christina are contacted by a homeowner in Costa Mesa, California on a great deal for a 1960's single story home. A good deal in a great neighborhood is exactly what Tarek and Christina look for. Once they start working on the home they immediately run into big ticket issues. Will they be able to handle these big issues or will they watch as their profits burn up in this fire sale flip.
New Flips, Familiar Faces
With Christina pregnant on bed rest Tarek enlists help from his friend and real estate partner Pete DeBest. They go on the search for their next big project and land a great deal on a run down house in Corona, CA. Once they crack open the door they see that they have their work cut out for them on this one. Will these old friends be able to work together to resurrect this home or will Christina's absence spell disaster for this flip?
Labor of Love
Tarek and Christina get a lead on home in Fullerton, CA which seems too good to be true. Upon arrival they see the house is riddled with cracks. Even with foundation repairs the profit margin is so large here it should be a good flip for them. With Christina close to having their baby, Tarek has his hand full with this one. Will they be able to rebuild this foundation from the ground up or will they watch as their profits disappear into this quicksand flip?
Split At The Seams
Tarek gets contacted about a house on a desirable corner lot in Torrance, CA. Upon initial inspection it looks like a quick flip but then they see the house and foundation have cracks everywhere! Will Tarek and Christina be able to repair this home or will these splitting seams become a total rip off?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Torrance, California, that's just miles from the ocean and several upscale beach communities. The yard is small and tiered, but buyers in this area demand luxury and are willing to pay top dollar to get it. Tarek and Christina decide to pull out all the stops and make use of every inch of yard space to create an entertainer's dream fitting of its anticipated million dollar list price. Can they keep a lid on their budget or will this hillside spool wash away their profits?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a split-level home in Long Beach, California. The style is unique among the other homes in the neighborhood and the small backyard is a ripe for creating classic California-style indoor/outdoor living. As work begins and the backyard starts to take shape, surprise interior costs threaten the overall budget. Can Tarek and Christina create a backyard beauty by the beach, or could design woes push them over the edge of this split-level falls?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Riverside, California, with a massive backyard. It has great views and room to create a pool and outdoor living area fit for a five-star resort. The potential is there to make this the biggest backyard transformation they've ever done, but it won't come cheaply and they risk spending more than they can get back. Can Tarek and Christina create and reap the rewards of a resort-style backyard or could rising costs threaten to sink this backyard staycation dream home?
Tarek and Christina find a large home in the desirable town of Cypress, California. They know they can make money on this flip, but the comparable sales indicate that an amazing backyard with a pool could bring even more profit in this family community. It'll cost a lot more than a standard flip to put in a pool and create an outdoor living space, but they decide it's worth the gamble. Can Tarek and Christina get top dollar for this entertainer's paradise, or could design and construction hiccups dry up the profits on this home's once pooling value?
Tarek and Christina spot a home in Whittier, California, oozing with summertime potential. Its large pool and hardscaped backyard have seen better days, but with the right touch, could become an entertainer's oasis once again. Can Tarek and Christina rehab this backyard into the ultimate outdoor family space, or could ambitious design choices leave them short of realizing this home's full poolside potential?
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Garden Grove, CA. They really have their work cut out for them on this one because not only is the house on a busy street but it is a mess! Have Tarek and Christina opened up a can of worms or does this flip have some hidden potential waiting to be uncovered?
Tarek gets contacted by his friend Pete DeBest who wants to go 50/50 on a smoking deal on a house in La Habra, CA. With the new addition of baby Brayden to the family they have their hand full. So while Christina is busy with Brayden, Tarek will team up with Pete to tackle this flip. Will the friendly duo be able to pull it off or will unforeseen problems sink this substitute flip?
Narrow Margin Flip
Tarek and Christina are contacted by their friend and fellow investor, Pete. He's already purchased a home in Anaheim, California and wants to bring Tarek and Christina in on what should be a quick flip for a modest profit. But as renovation begins, Pete's budget estimate goes out the window and this is starting to look less and less like a good buy. Can the trio save their investment on this narrow margin flip?
Fast Money Flip
Tarek and Christina check out a home with a tight profit margin in Whittier, California. The house is in good shape though, and it shouldn't take much time or money to transform this property. It's a risk, but as long as they stick to the schedule and budget they could turn a quick profit and move on to their next flip. Will it finally be smooth sailing on this project or will setbacks threaten Tarek and Christina's fast money flip?
Tarek and Christina buy a charming bungalow home on the edge of a historic Long Beach, California neighborhood. Christina loves the period details and design while Tarek loves that the good condition of the interior could mean savings in the budget. Will Tarek and Christina be able to turn this home into a classic beauty or will this old house teach them a lesson.
Doll House Flip
Tarek and Christina are contacted by a homeowner in Garden Grove, California, about a house they want to quickly sell off the market. The house needs a lot of work, and has strange rooms everywhere which could spell disaster when trying to get permits. Can Tarek and Christina rebuild this dated house into a dream home, or will troubles threaten this doll house flip?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a midcentury house in La Habra, CA, that is towards the top of a hill. The margin is tight on this home so they need to get in and out quickly to maximize profits. The neighborhood calls for high design and they need to deliver if they want to sell this house for top dollar. Will they be able to nail the design, or will this home be a midentury miss?
Addition and Subtraction
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Garden Grove, California, that is in need of a major makeover. The house is small and needs a lot of work but it does have a large yard where they could add an extra bathroom or bedroom. Could an addition be the perfect solution to their problems or will it just end up subtracting from their profits?
Double Lot Limbo
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in Buena Park, California, that has a large lot behind it. This lot could mean extra profits if they are able to split and sell it separately from the house. The house poses its own problems with a strange layout and permit issues that could set the project back. Can Tarek and Christina take on this new challenge or will setbacks keep them in this double lot limbo?
Tarek and Christina are contacted by an owner in Anaheim, California, looking to sell their three bedroom, two bathroom home. These three bedroom, two bathroom houses are quick and easy to flip, exactly what they are looking for. Upon inspection the house looks good, but there is only one hiccup in their plan -- the second bathroom is only a half bathroom and it doesn't meet code. Will they be able to make this bathroom functional and keep the value of the home or will they have to lose a bathroom and some profit along with it?
Hot Market, Fast Flip
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a house in an up-and-coming neighborhood of Garden Grove, CA. With not too much work to be done, this house should be quick flip for them. Can they keep this flip on schedule or will unpredictable problems douse this hot market flip?
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Garden Grove, California. They always do well in this neighborhood and see big potential with this house. When they go to check out the house there is a large workshop addition which could be a huge selling point for a buyer later on. Will this addition help sell this home once it's renovated or will permit issues bring down this wishful workshop?
Lessons in Laguna Beach
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in an upscale neighborhood in Laguna Beach, CA. Even though the house is small, it has an ocean view, which means big money. Having never flipped in the area, they aren't sure what to offer for the house, so they visit another flip in the area and see that the house they want is overpriced. When they offer below asking price for the home, the seller is shocked. Will they be able to get a good deal on this beachside home or will they miss their chance to make big money in Laguna?
Diving Into a Flip
Tarek and Christina buy a large home in Anaheim, California, with some strange additions that could end up costing them thousands of dollars and sacrificing square footage.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a property in the upscale neighborhood of Palos Verdes, California. The house may be small but because of the area, it could sell for over $1 million. Can Tarek and Christina turn this hillside horror into a high-class home, or are they in over their heads in this beachside community?
False Start Flip
Tarek and Christina are contacted about home in El Monte, California, but they can't take a look at the inside before making an offer. After checking out the outside, they make an offer and get it for a good price. But they think twice after they get inside and realize that they might have spent too much on this flip. Will they be able to keep costs to a minimum and maximize their profit, or did they jump the gun on this false-start flip?
Beaming With Potential
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a four-bedroom home in Cypress, California, that the owner is looking to sell quickly. The home is a mess but already has an open floor plan, which will save them money in the long run. When they start demo on the kitchen, Tarek and Christina discover the ceiling isn't supported correctly, and they will have to reinforce it or add a post, which will close off the space. A house that was once beaming with potential could end up costing them more than they expected.
A Deceiving Deal
Tarek and Christina see a great opportunity to purchase a three-bedroom house in Whittier, CA, for a low price since the seller is looking to unload it quickly and it is still tenant occupied. Their hopes are high, but once they get inside they find that the tenants left the place in an absolute wreck. Will they be able to handle this mess or have they been deceived by what's on the outside?
Tarek and Christina are contacted by a homeowner wanting to sell their four-bedroom home in Garden Grove, California. Knowing the high returns for the area they decide to go for it, but find the layout strange and question whether it's actually a four-bedroom house after all. Did they make a huge mistake, or can they find an upside from this potential mishap?
Tarek and Christina are contacted about a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Anaheim, CA. The home appears to be in great shape and already has some major renovations completed, but the owner doesn't know how much they want to sell it for. There are structural issues that will have to be addressed before Christina's vision can come to fruition, but if she can pull it off, she and Tarek can make big bucks off this property. Is this house a flipper's dream home or are the structural issues the first of many problems to come?
Tarek and Christina check out a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in their new stomping grounds of Garden Grove, CA. Hoping to snatch this property before it hits the market, they arrive to find the house is dirty with a mosquito-infested pool but has the potential to be charming. If they want to sell, the project will require a complex renovation with little room for error. Can they talk the seller down to a lower asking price or will Tarek and Christina have to pull off the perfect flip?
A seller is looking to offload a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home in Garden Grove, CA, and asks Tarek and Christina to come have a look. The home already has an open floor plan and a master bedroom, but one of its bedrooms may be illegally permitted which could lead to hidden costs. Have they bought into a money trap or will they be able to pull out a profit on this infringing flip?
Flipping and Dating
Tarek gets a lead on a house in Diamond Bar, CA, and asks Christina to meet him to view the property. Tarek rushes off for a date, however, and Christina relentlessly pokes fun at him. The underlying tension leads to a blowout, which could get in the way of finishing the flip and making a profit.
Tarek and Christina flip a small home with big problems in Long Beach, CA. What seems like a great home reveals an avalanche of problems from the front door to the garage. This junk-pile flip is filled to the brim with hidden obstacles -- can it be saved?
Bursting at the Seams
Tarek and Christina are out of town when they get a lead on a house in La Mirada, California, and are forced to buy the house sight unseen. Christina worries the house may be packed with problems, but Tarek believes big risks come with big rewards.
Two Houses For Sale
Tarek gets a lead on a house in Buena Park, CA, and calls Christina to check it out. When they arrive at the house, they find that it's dated inside and out and requires much more work than they'd hoped. As the renovation continues, Christina struggles to tell Tarek she wants to sell the house they lived in together because the news could send their flip off the rails.
Tarek and Christina take on a home that's full of surprises in Santa Ana, California. They work to modernize the house as much as possible to appeal to the modern-day buyer, but with every challenge comes many problems.
New Normal in Arcadia
Tarek and Christina flip a large home in the unfamiliar neighborhood of Arcadia, CA, but their differing opinions threaten their profit margin in an area with a high market standard.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a four bedroom, two bathroom home in Lakewood, CA. Their hopes and dreams of a great deal in a good neighborhood are shattered, however, when they discover that the dilapidated house has been vandalized.
Dark and Dingy
Tarek and Christina find a good flip in Garden, CA, but Christina is worried that Tarek's penny-pinching will prevent them from making the necessary design decisions to maximize profits. As the flip goes along, Christina keeps pushing for big design to impress buyers while Tarek tries to manage the bottom line.
Tarek and Christina flip a four-bedroom, tri-level home in Orange, CA, with a pool full of problems and a dated interior floor plan. As the problems pile up with the flip and Christina considers whether her new boyfriend is impacting her work relationship with Tarek, they work together to get this million-dollar flip finished without a falling-out.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a Santa Ana, CA, home with midcentury architectural details that could sell for top dollar. However, they're forced to outbid other investors to snag the home, leaving them wondering if more money means more problems.
Rock Bottom Flip
Tarek and Christina get a good lead on a 1500 sq. ft. house in Whittier, CA. The home is dirty and dated, with a large fireplace in the center that will cost a fortune to update. They struggle to find a happy medium between design cost and profitability, but run the risk of underestimating the flip and ending up at rock bottom.
What's Old Is New Again
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a home in Hacienda Heights, California, where they find some outdated designs and others that are in-style once again. The retro property could be profitable in this hot market, or they might just find something hiding underneath the old shag rug.
Tarek and Christina take a gamble on a million-dollar possibility in Anaheim Hills, CA, that is rotted with mold. Tarek wrestles with keeping the project on track while Christina tip-toes around her ex being in a bad mood as things get worse with the home. The duo will have to come together and agree on a solid design if they want to sell the house for over a million dollars, otherwise this rotten flip may prove to be more than they can handle.
Tarek and Christina take on a home in a trendy Costa Mesa, CA, neighborhood but if they want to give the hip homebuyers what they want, they'll first have to nail the design. While Christina is shooting for the stars with her designs, however, Tarek has a hard time spending the money. Will they be able to attract the right kind of buyer in this hard-to-please neighborhood or will their design miss the mark?
Tarek and Christina land on a small three-bedroom, two-bathroom home that needs a lot of work in Santa Ana, California. Once they get inside, they realize it needs more love than they expected. While deciding how to rehab the home, the duo clashes over style so they decide to compete to see whose design is better.
Tarek and Christina flip a home in Rowland Heights, CA, that's jam-packed with issues. There's a large pool in a small backyard, and unexpected additions create problems they've never seen before. As their budgets grow and profits shrink, Tarek and Christina need to figure out creative ways to get top dollar on this project.
Fish Out of Water
Tarek and Christina take on a flip in West Covina, CA, which is a new area for them. They have to expand into new cities in order to grow their business, but the distance and their uncertainty of what buyers expect in the area lead to disagreements on the scope and design of the house.
Flea Bag Flip
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in Rowland Heights, CA. This three-bedroom, two-bath house should be a quick flip, but once they get inside they find big problems that will take all their skills to fix.
Tarek and Christina find a good deal in a familiar neighborhood in Anaheim, CA. They need to act fast if they want to lock it in, but they have to make an offer without seeing the inside.
Tarek and Christina return to the street of a previous flip in Cypress, CA. When they can't agree on a design for the kitchen, they decide to settle the matter with a quick game of hoops. As costs mount and the open house looms, Tarek and Christina have to hustle to make a profit out of this flip.
Midcentury Money Pit
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Fullerton, CA, right across the street from Tarek's first flip. Before renovating, they have to deal with crumbling concrete, and they need to figure out the market for the house. A lot has changed since Tarek's first flip, and changes bring new challenges.
It's a Dump
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Lakewood, CA, near one of their previous flips. They hope to repeat their past success, but modernizing an old house comes with a high price tag. A good flip will set the bar for the neighborhood, and a bad flip will leave them with minimal profits.
Tarek and Christina take a gamble on a tri-level house in Irvine, CA, buying it sight unseen. The neighborhood is hot, but the house needs a lot of work. After opening up the tiny kitchen and updating the master bedroom, there's still a lot to do with a shrinking budget.
Tarek and Christina find a house in Long Beach, CA, with tons of potential. To justify their investment, they decide to add a bedroom and bath. As work begins and problems spring up, they hope they haven't bitten off more than they can chew.
Tarek and Christina take on a house in Anaheim, CA, designed by architect Cliff May. Having flipped a Cliff May house before, they're prepared to spend big for a midcentury makeover. But bad news from the city inspector and unexpected big-ticket expenses threaten to dig into their profits.
Tarek and Christina team up with their friend Pete De Best on a house in Yorba Linda, CA. They've flipped houses with Pete and have had success, but he's a major penny pincher, and they must convince him that you have to spend money to make money.
Tarek's friend, Robert, wants to get into flipping and they buy a home sight unseen in Lakewood, CA. When they discover it's a major hoarder house filled to the brim with junk, Robert worries they made a mistake.
Tarek and Christina get a smoking deal on a Yorba Linda, CA, home with a closed-off floor plan. They spend big money to remove a fireplace and open up the space, but when Tarek goes behind Christina's back and changes a tile design, she tackles the new fireplace herself.
Small House, Big Problems
Tarek and contractor Izzy Battres take on a small house in Fullerton, CA. The seemingly easy flip becomes difficult when removing a wall creates a nightmare with the city and an unpermitted laundry room must be moved inside.
Big House, Big Budget
Tarek and Christina take a risk on a huge home in pricey Anaheim Hills, CA, in hopes of making more money after sharing the profits. From water damage and invasive tree roots to a $30,000 roof, they're forced to break the bank on the massive project.
Million-Dollar Cookie Cutter
Tarek tackles a cookie-cutter home in Newport Beach, CA, where everything looks exactly the same. He creates a plan with contractor Jeff Lawrence, but when a comp for $1.4 million hits the market, Tarek goes all out to take his flip to the next level.
Tarek and Christina flip a house in Fullerton, CA, with a fantastic view. When strange additions and design challenges collide, however, this quick flip turns out to be harder than anticipated.
Tarek and Christina flip a house with a weird vibe in Anaheim, CA. From the start, they can't tell if someone is squatting in the house or if the neighborhood hoodlums are pranking them.
Back House Flip
Tarek and Christina find a small house in Lakewood, CA, to flip quickly. However, when they discover an unpermitted addition, they are faced with a dilemma of bringing the addition up to code or tearing down the nicest part of the house.
Better Be Quick
With so many flips in play, Tarek and Christina take out an expensive, hard-money loan to flip a house in Fountain Valley, CA. They're pressured to flip the house quickly as they juggle design decisions amidst a tight timeline.
Between busy schedules, Tarek and Christina find time to check out a home in La Mirada, California, when a good deal pops up. What looks to be a quick flip turns out to be more difficult when problems arise as they try to modernize the layout.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a house in an upscale neighborhood of North Tustin, CA. When they show up to view the house, however, they face competition from other investors. They must act quickly to flip the home before losing out in the hot market.
Cut and Run
Tarek and Christina take on a Laguna Hills, CA, house in a cookie-cutter neighborhood. When they arrive at the home, they find torn-up drywall and missing exterior siding, making them wonder why someone would leave the property in such a hurry.
Far Out Flip
Tarek and Christina are lured to North Hollywood, CA, by a 1930s Spanish home. They want to appeal to trendy Los Angeles buyers by preserving the historic architecture, but the home's inconvenient distance causes unexpected issues during renovations.
Tarek and Christina take a risk on an unseen house in Orange, California, but they soon discover it's been vandalized and the owners covered a gross pool in the backyard. As more issues pop up, Tarek and Christina worry they won't recoup their costs.
A flip in Mission Viejo, California, looks promising until Tarek and Christina discover cracks and uneven floors -- this house is slipping off the hillside! After receiving a hefty quote for the fix, they realize this home may put them over the edge.
Go Big or Go Home
Tarek and Christina take on one of their biggest projects to date in Anaheim Hills, California, but modernizing this '90s mansion will cost them a fortune. If they don't get the design just right, it could jeopardize the profit and their big investment.
Flew the Coop
From dirty carpets to rotten food, Tarek and Christina thought they had seen the worst of this house in Cerritos, California. After finding a bird cage with years of mess, they struggle to see past the trash and transform this home into a profitable flip.
Christina convinces Tarek to take on a classic 50's flip in Norwalk, California. Once they begin updating the vintage home to create a more functional layout for contemporary buyers, it proves to be a huge challenge as they navigate a tight profit margin.
Tarek and Christina have seen some nasty houses during their years of flipping, but this house in Garden Grove, California, might take the cake. As they attempt to update the old home, they encounter new problems that make them question their choices.
Smelly Time Capsule
Tarek and Christina make a costly decision to open up the floor plan on a stinky 1950s home in Whittier, California. The duo encounter extensive termite and water damage as they try to turn this disgusting and dated house into a modern money maker.
Enamored by the View
When Tarek and Christina get a chance to flip a house with panoramic views of the ocean, they go all in. The cost to fix the foundation catches them by surprise, and the duo realize they may have been too distracted by the scenery to see all the problems.
Tarek and Christina get a lead on a property overrun with cacti in Lakewood, California, but they can't see inside because tenants are still there! The duo returns to find a leaky water bed creating a huge mess that may endanger their profits.
Tarek and Christina take over a project in Highland Park, California, that the previous owner abandoned mid-flip. When their inspection reveals that it doesn't have a roof, they'll have to piece together this puzzling house in an unfamiliar neighborhood.
Tarek and Christina are challenged by a home with unique style in Fullerton, California. While they try to go with the flow of the home's design, they are met with problems that just don't jive with their renovation vision.
Time Is Money
In order to take advantage of a hot market, Tarek and Christina plan a quick flip for a small house on a big lot. While their fast moves could land a big payday, they risk rushing the important details and creating bigger problems down the road.
Tarek and Christina head outside their comfort zone to flip a house that needs some work in Walnut, California. With few fixed-up homes nearby, they hope to leave their mark by setting the standard for local comps in this new neighborhood.
Tarek and Christina find a house in Anaheim, California, with some strange additions that could cause problems down the line. They team up with contractor Izzy Battres to make the most of this house without blowing their budget.
Back to the Basics
Tarek and Christina find the perfect flip in Norwalk, California, but to avoid blowing their budget on over-improving the home, they'll need to utilize all of the fundamentals and rely on their experience to sell this house quickly.
Take It or Leave It
Tarek and Christina take on a house in Costa Mesa, California, with major foundation problems. While they lean on their past experience to leverage a good deal, the amount of work needed to fix the issues could crack their budget wide open.
Tarek and Christina return to Lakewood, California, to flip a home on a very familiar street. While they have always gotten lucky in this neighborhood by making risky design decisions, the duo will soon discover if that luck is about to run out.
Surf City Flip
Tarek and Christina head to Huntington Beach, California, to check out a large home in a nice neighborhood. The home is dated and has a boxy layout, but they hope their plan to modernize this monster will prevent them from wiping out in Surf City.
Tarek and Christina take on a huge project in the upscale beach community of Corona del Mar, California, where trying to meet the highest standards of architecture and design proves to be no easy task in this seaside townhouse flip.
Tarek and Christina take on a hundred-year-old house in a historic neighborhood of Santa Ana, California, where they're faced with the challenges of preserving the home's original charm while modernizing it to today's standards.
Tarek and Christina find a nice, suburban house they believe is ripe for the flipping. While modernizing such a small home should be no problem, the duo may have bitten off more than they can chew when faced with costly but necessary upgrades.
Red Hot Flip
Tarek and Christina head out of their comfort zone to flip a house in the red hot market of Covina, California. The property seems like a good deal, but they'll quickly need to get everything perfect to take advantage of this fast-moving market.
Tarek and Christina take on a huge project with an elaborate Spanish design that has proven to be difficult and costly in previous flips. They hope their past experiences will be enough to get everything just right and master this complicated style.
Stairway to Nowhere
Tarek and Christina try out a new contractor on a high-end flip in Sunset Beach, California, but new connections come with new problems. Facing permit issues, delays and a hidden staircase, they hope this beachfront home won't leave them all washed up.