Ethan And Elizabeth Finkelsteinstars of the hit series Cheap old houses and founders of the addictive social media phenomenon of the same name that has over 2.4 million followers and counts A-list celebrities among its fan base, will take their love of older homes to the next level in a new HGTV series that is green-lit to premiere in the Spring 2024. The eight-episode season follows Ethan and Elizabeth as they guide hopeful New England homebuyers through the emotional journey of buying, keeping, and restoring their own bargains.
Driven by Elizabeth’s background as a historic custodian, Ethan’s ingenuity with DIY budgeting, and their shared passion for saving old properties, they take buyers on tours of two homes brimming with historic significance and architectural uniqueness – and both protected for less. than $199,000 – and help them decide which project is their dream. Then accompanied by designer Jennifer Salvemini and architectural designer Scott ReedEthan and Elizabeth talk to the new owners as they transform the forgotten properties into beautifully restored homes with vintage charm.
“More than 15 million cheesy old house fans tuned into the first season of Ethan and Elizabeth on HGTV,” said Loren Ruch, Head of Content, HGTV. “This strong response to a show that spotlighted older homes inspired us to determine what’s next for the Finkelsteins. We are adding the process of buying and restoring these affordable homes to their new range, which will result in amazing transformations of not only traditional older properties but also turnkey homes.
Starting today, HGTV invites its passionate fan base to connect with @cheapoldhouses on Instagram by casting their vote for the title of Ethan and Elizabeth’s new series. Fans can choose their favorite from three possible titles: Who wants to buy a cheap old house?; Desperate for a cheap old house; And Who’s afraid of a cheap old house?. Ethan and Elizabeth will reveal the winning title on their popular Instagram account on Wednesday, June 14.
For the latest series updates, fans can visit HGTV.com and follow @HGTV on Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, and Instagram. They can also get more behind-the-scenes content and check out Finkelstein’s latest property listings at @cheapoldhouses on Instagram.
The series is produced by Critical Content in association with Roberts Media.
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