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HGTV's Nicole Curtis Wins Ruling on House
Scammed HGTV
Host Wins House

Scammed HGTV Host Wins House

Judge finds Nicole Curtis' title was recorded first

(Newser) - The star of HGTV's Rehab Addict Rescue has won a dispute with Detroit over ownership of a blighted home. Nicole Curtis said she spent at least $60,000 to start fixing up the home after buying it from a couple for $17,000. But the Detroit Land Bank Authority...

Fake Owner Dupes HGTV Host
Fake Owner Dupes HGTV Host

Fake Owner Dupes HGTV Host

Nicole Curtis apparently was scammed, mayor says

(Newser) - The star of HGTV's Rehab Addict Rescue apparently was scammed when she bought a blighted Detroit home from someone who wasn't the owner, the mayor said. The Detroit Land Bank Authority holds the title to the house. Nicole Curtis said she paid $17,000 for the property in...

'Cry if You Will': House Hunters Host Dead at 56
House Hunters
Host Suzanne
Whang Dead
at 56
obituary

House Hunters Host Suzanne Whang Dead at 56

The multi-hyphenate success succumbs to breast cancer

(Newser) - Sad news for House Hunters fans: Suzanne Whang, who hosted the show for nearly 10 years, died Tuesday after a long fight with breast cancer. The 56-year-old's partner, Jeff Vezain, was with her in Los Angeles when she passed, TMZ reports. "For thirteen years she confronted cancer with...

Fixer Upper Homes Are Beautiful, but Can Be Tricky to Sell
There's a Little
Problem With Waco's
Fixer Upper Homes
in case you missed it

There's a Little Problem With Waco's Fixer Upper Homes

They can be tricky to sell, considering the asking price for some

(Newser) - Chip and Joanna Gaines are famous for their gorgeous renovations of Waco, Texas, homes for their HGTV show Fixer Upper. There's just one problem: The average price for homes sold in that area at the moment is around $215,000—a lot less than, say, the $679,000 price...

Fixer Upper Stars Unveil Newest Addition
Fixer Upper Stars
Have a New Crew

Fixer Upper Stars Have a New Crew

That would be their 5th child, Crew Gaines

(Newser) - That fifth little bundle of accidental joy has arrived for Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines, reports TMZ . The home improvement gurus revealed Saturday that "Our baby boy, Crew Gaines, is here and we couldn’t be more in love," per a Joanna Gaines Instagram post . "...

33 Fixer Upper Renovations Broke EPA Rules

Magnolia Homes will pay $40K fine in settlement

(Newser) - Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are having to pay up for EPA violations seen on their hit HGTV show. The couple's business, Magnolia Homes, has agreed to pay a $40,000 fine after the EPA determined 33 of its home renovations were "conducted without adequate lead...

Fixer Upper Stars Are Expecting
Fixer Upper Stars
Are Expecting

Fixer Upper Stars Are Expecting

Chip and Joanna Gaines announce baby No. 5 is on the way

(Newser) - Chip and Joanna Gaines have finished shooting the fifth and final season of their hugely popular Fixer Upper series on HGTV, and one thing is clear about their future: It will include diapers. The reality stars announced on Instagram that baby No. 5 is on the way, reports People . Their...

Fixer Upper Hosts Are Ending Hit Show

Chip and Joanna Gaines won't have a sixth season

(Newser) - Fixer Upper is about to start its fifth season, and the HGTV hosts announced Tuesday that it will also be their last. “While we are confident that this is the right choice for us, it has for sure not been an easy one to come to terms with,"...

Property Brothers: We Don't 'Bathe in Champagne'
A Look at the Property Brothers'
Phenomenal Rise
interview

A Look at the Property Brothers' Phenomenal Rise

Drew and Jonathan Scott talk to the 'New York Times'

(Newser) - Drew and Jonathan Scott started buying, renovating, and flipping houses at age 18, intending to use the profit to fund their showbiz careers. Instead, at 39, the twin brothers from Canada are still flipping houses—as they star in and produce some of the most popular shows on HGTV. "...

Fixer Upper Star Sued for More Than $1M

Chip Gaines' former business partners say he kept TV deal a secret

(Newser) - The star of HGTV's Fixer Upper is being sued for more than $1 million by his former business partners, E! News reports. John Lewis and Richard Clark claim Chip Gaines pressured and threatened them into selling their shares in Magnolia Real Estate to him for $2,500 each two...

HGTV Stars: What's Behind Their Split
HGTV Stars: What's
Behind Their Split

HGTV Stars: What's Behind Their Split

It was apparently months in the making

(Newser) - Tarek and Christina El Moussa had actually been living apart and dating other people for months before announcing their breakup , sources tell People . HGTV's Flip or Flop stars haven't cohabitated since at least May, right around the time Tarek took off with a gun in what the couple...

HGTV Stars Split After 'Unfortunate' Incident With Gun

Tarek and Christina El Moussa have separated

(Newser) - The show will apparently go on, but the marriage won't: Tarek and Christina El Moussa of HGTV's Flip or Flop have separated after seven years of marriage, reports People . Trouble in the marriage first surfaced in May when police responded to a call about "a possibly suicidal...

BuzzFeed's Piece on HGTV's 'Fixer Uppers' Decried

Kate Arthur took a look at the church Chip, Jo Gaines attend

(Newser) - What HGTV superstars Chip and Joanna Gaines think about same-sex marriage is unclear. Whether they'd bring their Fixer Upper skills to a gay couple is also unclear— BuzzFeed tried to get an answer on the question from the couple's reps and couldn't. So Kate Arthur came at...

HGTV Couple's Ultimate Fixer Upper: Waco
HGTV Couple's Ultimate
Fixer Upper: Waco
in case you missed it

HGTV Couple's Ultimate Fixer Upper: Waco

Renovation experts Chip and Joanna Gaines have given their hometown a new shine

(Newser) - "The story of Waco is the story of how a city can break your heart." And from David Koresh and the Branch Davidians to biker shootouts and sex assault scandals at Baylor, Waco's heart has been broken again and again. But Taffy Brodesser-Akner, writing at Texas Monthly ...

Couple Sues After 'Disastrous' Home Redo for HGTV
 Couple Sues 
 After 'Disastrous' 
 Home Redo 
 for HGTV 
in case you missed it

Couple Sues After 'Disastrous' Home Redo for HGTV

NC couple says 'Love It or List It' is a sham

(Newser) - When Deena Murphy and Timothy Sullivan wanted to renovate their Raleigh, NC, rental property, they didn't want a DIY project, so they did what they thought was the next best thing: signed up to have an HGTV show do it for them. But per a lawsuit the couple has...

A Viewer Saved This HGTV Star's Life
 A Viewer 
 Saved This 
 HGTV Star's Life 
in case you missed it

A Viewer Saved This HGTV Star's Life

She noticed a cancerous lump on Tarek El Moussa's neck

(Newser) - Tarek El Moussa, the co-host of HGTV's real estate and renovation show Flip or Flop, is in remission after a battle with thyroid cancer and has an observant viewer to thank. Back in 2013, El Moussa visited a doctor about a lump that had appeared on his neck, but...

HGTV Host Bill Beckwith Dies in Motorcycle Accident

'Curb Appeal' co-host died in San Francisco Monday

(Newser) - The co-host of HGTV home renovation show Curb Appeal died Monday night in a motorcycle accident, Today reports. Bill Beckwith was hit by a car while riding a motorcycle in San Francisco, a police spokesperson says; the car's driver was cooperative. Beckwith, a carpenter, founded his own construction company...

Republicans Love Food Network, Weather Channel

Or at least, that's where GOP ad dollars are going

(Newser) - Apparently, Republicans love watching the weather. Campaigns are becoming much more sophisticated about where they spend their ad dollars, the New York Times reports, leading to buys in such unlikely places as the Food Network, Weather Channel, HGTV, and the History Channel. Studies suggest all of those networks have pretty...

TV Home Shows Boom During Bust

'People loved comedies during the Depression, too,' producer says

(Newser) - Home shows are becoming the heavyweights of reality television, even as the housing market continues to plummet, the New York Times reports. HGTV and TLC have million-plus nightly audiences as shows that provide step-by-step guidance to potential homesellers and buyers appeal to viewers weary of past hits that traded on...

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