I’m sure that this week Mérida’s real estate agents were slightly busier than normal because one of the Mérida episodes of House Hunters International aired Sunday. Over the weekend, we also enjoyed an episode of House Hunters Renovation, which is an hour-long occasional series that is part of the House Hunters franchise. The first half hour resembles a normal HH and house no. 1, 2 or 3 is chosen. The second half hour follows the buyers renovating and designing the house they bought. We see the owners go through all the ups and downs that large projects like this entail. The latest episode showed a young do-it-yourselfer in Van Nuys skulk into his bedroom and slam the door when 12-inch floor tiles turned out to be 18 inches and didn’t fit into the space he intended.
So far, episodes are set only in Los Angeles, but can you imagine if they brought this format to foreign locales, like you-know-where? (HH‘s domestic episodes are shot by a different production company than the international ones, so I don’t know if that complicates the concept of a House Hunters International Renovation.) What a great show that would be, especially [Read more…]