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I still watch their other shows but dropped this one. Too much angst from the selling family and even once the house is all looking great, it's hard to deeply care because the family isn't staying there and usually the new place also needs work and after watching the regular Property Brothers, the show always ends feeling undone.  Honestly, I feel like they did Buying and Selling so the Drew got to do more than just show up for the first ten minutes of the other show. 

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I enjoy the twins but I gotta wonder what Drew actually *does* during shooting. IRL the house is often already bought before the show is shot! And even if they do use him to help find a house, he can’t possibly be licensed all these places. 

I guess they’re hurling Linda at us to fill in the gaps, which is obnoxious. I’m sure she’s a nice person with her own accomplishments but I really don’t have a lot of patience for women who get famous or money thrown at them solely for who they’re banging/marrying. 

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3 minutes ago, LadyKenobi said:

I enjoy the twins but I gotta wonder what Drew actually *does* during shooting. IRL the house is often already bought before the show is shot! And even if they do use him to help find a house, he can’t possibly be licensed all these places. 

I guess they’re hurling Linda at us to fill in the gaps, which is obnoxious. I’m sure she’s a nice person with her own accomplishments but I really don’t have a lot of patience for women who get famous or money thrown at them solely for who they’re banging/marrying. 

These 2 are card carrying SAG actors. They have a show because of their purrtty faces. No way Drew is "helping" them find a house. Fake, fake, fake.

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They are both legitimately realtors and Jonathan actually is a contractor, though, and Drew used to throw in as just much demo/heavy work when they were doing this for a living. I just wish they were more realistic along those lines, maybe with both of them working on the house.

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Well, I had a real estate license for 4 years. Piece of cake to get one. Which one of them does/did magic shows in Vegas? And they have a brother who works in TV production, I think. Their show is a sham.

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Saw the episode where the wife had Jonathan improve the garage as a surprise for the hubby. Either he knew about it or is a terrible actor, because his reaction was underwhelming to me as far as being appreciative. I think there was a peck on the cheek ... I would have hugged my partner, jumped up and down, starting crying, etc.

Did not like the decorating in the living room and dining area. Kitchen layout seemed a little strange to me, but they go through it so quickly who even knows. For example, the sink was at the island, but then there was a whole other area of the kitchen. Couldn't tell if there was another sink over there.  I did like the wall with the wall-mounted ovens, the cooktop (or was it another oven?), and fridge.

Also, when they were looking at the house way over their budget in the beginning, I would have told my kids not to touch anything, OR, not taken the kids at all. How rude, but typical for today's parents. Girls were cute though.

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I have a bunch on my DVR that I am binging as I clean my house.  They are my gold standard for decor.  I love their style and I like them.  I haven’t watched any of their shows in a longtime so I am far from burnout which can happen with any show. 

I just watched a Nashville house where the young woman wanted BoHo.  Adorable. I am in love with the black and white tile in the kitchen.  Very unique decor. 

I hate fireplaces.  Just sharing. :> I have one in the master bedroom and I live in the desert.  Nuts

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Not sure where to post this so for better or worse, here I go. Because I watch Trading Spaces and Nate and Jeremiah on TLC, I caught Drew and Linda in Love....the whole wedding thing for the Scott's. Did anyone else catch it? I noted at the end that the Brothers were the producers and it was such a "promotional thing" that I was surprised that I was moved with the whole story. You can tell the family is really close and everyone was in tears throughout the festivities and wedding itself because of this closeness. I did have to laugh when Linda and Drew spoke their vows. Linda had a sheet of paper with all of her thoughts written down...Drew on the other hand, had his on his phone. Can't anyone, anywhere do without their phone for a little while? All in all, it was a beautiful ceremony but I still don't know why they had to have a destination wedding when they have that beautiful home in Canada that they could have used especially when there was a chance that their father would not be able to attend because of health issues. Oh well, that was their choice and it did turn out lovely.

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I watched too. Linda's ceremony gown was amazing.  Loved the bridesmaids dresses and the kilts on the guys. Both moms and dads walking down the aisle was a beautiful touch.

I'm a sap, I teared up a few times.

Felt the drama with "will dad make the wedding" was scripted. They're supposedly calling him every day because of his heart issue, and are super close, but dad calls and says "oh, I had the surgery"??  It just was super odd.

Are choreographed wedding dances a thing now?

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6 minutes ago, dbell1 said:

Are choreographed wedding dances a thing now?

They must be since I have seen a lot of them popping up on YouTube. Of course, one of the reasons that Drew and Linda had all of that dancing was because of his being on Dancing With the Stars. Emma and Sasha did the choreography for their first dance and I would imagine were a big part of the group dance. I saw a YouTube of Emma and Sasha's wedding and the brother's were very prominent at their wedding.

One thing that surprised me was their father's age....they stated he was 84 so the boys came around late in life...wonder how old their mother is? I imagine if folks have missed this show, it will be repeated over and over again on TLC, I just happened to catch it on the premier.

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After meeting them both I can't choose a favorite.  They stayed at my daughter's hotel while they filmed the new series in the Bay Area.  As I was going in one day they were going out. They both smiled and said hi and started talking to me.  They're both very sweet and I found them extremely charming.  They started a bidding war between them over my wheelchair, they joked that they were tired and needed it more than me. They "fought" over my daughter's head that they both wanted to use for an armrest.   They had me and my daughter laughing like crazy. 

I was never a big fan, I watched a few episodes here and there but after meeting them, they've turned me into a fan. I have pictures but they keep saying the pictures are too big to post. I'll keep trying.  

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On ‎4‎/‎22‎/‎2018 at 4:34 PM, chessiegal said:

Well, I had a real estate license for 4 years. Piece of cake to get one. Which one of them does/did magic shows in Vegas? And they have a brother who works in TV production, I think. Their show is a sham.

Long time lurker, first time poster.  In Northern Cal, there's an entertainment reporter that said at he met up with the brothers at every tryout for every sitcom, movie, etc. while he was trying to break into the "business."  He tried out with them for a Mutant Ninja Turtle movie too, not sure how long ago that was.  I've heard the same thing, they are SAG card actors.

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On ‎3‎/‎1‎/‎2018 at 6:10 PM, RoseofSharon said:

I still watch their other shows but dropped this one. Too much angst from the selling family and even once the house is all looking great, it's hard to deeply care because the family isn't staying there and usually the new place also needs work and after watching the regular Property Brothers, the show always ends feeling undone.  Honestly, I feel like they did Buying and Selling so the Drew got to do more than just show up for the first ten minutes of the other show. 

I like Buying and Selling better since Andrew (Drew barely showed up in the other show and I prefer Andrew (Drew)

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Good grief, In watching these marathons, is there a couple that IS NOT annoying beyond belief? In a way, I like the Fixer Upper concept better in that the homeowners show up to pick out and buy the house, they okay the initial design, and then we don't see them again until the end, when everything is done.  No fussbudget husbands and indecisive wives changing their minds constantly. 

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I kinda like when there´s some terrible DIY job done by the owner that has to be redone, or finish a basement they started like, YEARS ago and left it hanging. Sometimes they hilariously (and inexplicably) defend a feature in the house that clearly has to go and fight Jonathan about it: "but I LOVE this". Dude, you´re moving out, just paint the damn fireplace.

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On 7/21/2018 at 1:40 PM, ChicksDigScars said:

Good grief, In watching these marathons, is there a couple that IS NOT annoying beyond belief? In a way, I like the Fixer Upper concept better in that the homeowners show up to pick out and buy the house, they okay the initial design, and then we don't see them again until the end, when everything is done.  No fussbudget husbands and indecisive wives changing their minds constantly. 

Except on Fixer Upper, Joanna and Chip have to call homeowners every time they uncover a new “surprise” during the renovation. 

I know some people find the brothers’ personalities kind of annoying, but I find the two of them to be rather cute and charming. They both have a natural rapport with children, and they manage to make even the stuffiest homeowner crack a smile. 

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On 7/3/2018 at 5:16 PM, Maharincess said:

After meeting them both I can't choose a favorite.  They stayed at my daughter's hotel while they filmed the new series in the Bay Area.  As I was going in one day they were going out. They both smiled and said hi and started talking to me.  They're both very sweet and I found them extremely charming.  They started a bidding war between them over my wheelchair, they joked that they were tired and needed it more than me. They "fought" over my daughter's head that they both wanted to use for an armrest.   They had me and my daughter laughing like crazy. 

I was never a big fan, I watched a few episodes here and there but after meeting them, they've turned me into a fan. I have pictures but they keep saying the pictures are too big to post. I'll keep trying.  

How exciting. I’ve wondered how they were off-camera. Sounds like most of their friendly charm is authentic. 

I still like Drew better. I do like Jonathan, but he loves himself enough for the both of us. 

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On 7/28/2018 at 6:45 PM, topanga said:

I know some people find the brothers’ personalities kind of annoying, but I find the two of them to be rather cute and charming. They both have a natural rapport with children, and they manage to make even the stuffiest homeowner crack a smile. 

I have to agree.  They are pleasant to watch and I generally like their designs so I really don't care how "real" it is.  Just nice easy watching. 

Some of the home owners, however, drive me nuts.  The rerun just watched had the germophobic wife.  Thank heavens her son didn't get her neuroses, seemed like a normal seven year old and he really threw himself into the demolition!

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It doesn't bother me at all that both brothers have SAG cards; I don't think that negates that the do have a legit background in flipping. I work in the arts and I teach to pay the bills--does being a teacher mean I'm not an artist? They've been open about the fact that they started on construction/reality while trying to break into showbusiness and even used to be clowns at kids' parties, ffs. I do wish the show would be more natural, but at least when they demo a wall it's not like they've never ever done it before the show. 

That said, the most fun shows are when they clearly can't stand bitchy homeowners. I read an interview once where the clients/buyers said the work crew had to completely stop whatever they were doing whenever their dog was in the vicinity. 

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On 7/21/2018 at 12:40 PM, ChicksDigScars said:

Good grief, In watching these marathons, is there a couple that IS NOT annoying beyond belief? In a way, I like the Fixer Upper concept better in that the homeowners show up to pick out and buy the house, they okay the initial design, and then we don't see them again until the end, when everything is done.  No fussbudget husbands and indecisive wives changing their minds constantly. 

But that's reality. Homeowners that are building or renovating are constantly making changes. Sometimes you have to when you see something actually done in the space. My dad was a building contractor for 40 years and it drove him nuts but sometimes when you see things in the space, they don't work or you don't like it. He remodeled my house a few years ago and I made a few changes - not huge, but changes nontheless. 

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What was up with that last family in the ALL WOOD, ALL THE TIME house/cabin? 

The bros did a magnificent job contemporizing it worth light,  white, and clean lines. 

Showing the whole  family together in every scene was a bit much.  Since when do kids get a say in buying a house?  Not in my family. Unless they pony up some $, like Mammaw. 

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I had to laugh at that family’s “renovated” kitchen at the beginning. What a waste of money!  They also seemed unrealistic about how much they should get in a new house for their budget. 

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I'll be shocked if anyone finds this thread now.  Anyway, I'm not a a fan of the show, but, recently saw that the brothers were renovating the REAL old Brady Bunch house!  Now THAT is something that I want to see.  Anyone know when it's going to air?  The original Brady Bunch kids are helping!  What a great idea. 

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I am with you, @SunnyBeBe, I had a hard time finding this thread after the “reorganization”. 

 

I would like to see the Brady Bunch Reno, that would be fun. 

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