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Are you a first-time home buyer? Then we want to hear from you!

Are you a first-time home buyer? Then we want to hear from you!

Always dreamed of owning your first home, but not sure where to begin? Wondering what you can afford and how to get the best bang for your buck?

Let HGTV's newest pilot set you up for real estate success. Our financial guru will guide you through the world of real estate with his expert financial advice. We're looking for first time home buyer couples ready to buy!  

To apply, email us at casting@propertelevision.com to tell us about why you’re buying your first home and what’s holding you back. Please include your name, age and contact information. 

Is your house stuck on the market? Let Sam Pynn help.

Is your house stuck on the market? Let Sam Pynn help.

You loved her makeovers on Summer Home and Pure Design. Now HGTV Designer and home expert Samantha Pynn has a new series.

If you are a homeowner or realtor with a “problem home,” Sam and her team want to help you sell your house. We’ll give you an amazing makeover that will not only bring in prospective buyers, but get you TOP DOLLAR as well. If your decorating style or DIY projects are scaring away buyers, let us transform your nightmare into a design dream come true - in just a few short days! Get ready for an open house that will have buyers banging on the door.

Filming begins in November in the Greater Toronto Area.

Apply now to openhousecasting@rtrmedia.com with the following information:

1. The personal story of your attempt to sell your home (number of months on market, lowball offers, failed offers etc.).

2. Photos of each room in your home (wide shots taken from the corners).

3. A photo of you and your family.

4. Your contact information.

5. MLS Listing and agent info (if applicable).

I Wrecked My House, hosted by comedian Steve Patterson, is looking for un-handy homeowners!

I Wrecked My House, hosted by comedian Steve Patterson, is looking for un-handy homeowners!

Are you or someone you know more like MacGyver than Mike Holmes? We’re looking for un-handy homeowners with an eccentric, unconventional approach to home repairs to participate in I Wrecked My House.

Who says you can't use old crutches to hold up the stairs? Your leg healed, so why not put those crutches to good use. Better yet, how about using a car jack to hold up that beam in the basement?

If your go-to tool for home repair is more likely to be a roll of duct tape rather than a screw driver then we want you! Who says you can’t install used linoleum on the kitchen walls for a backsplash? Why waste good flooring. Or use that trusty duct tape in place of caulking around the bathtub.

We want to hear more about these kooky and bizarre approaches to home repair! We're on an Ontario-wide homeowner hunt to uncover the strangest wackiest, most extreme solutions to home repairs ever seen. Ideal candidates for this series are gregarious, fun loving people who don't take themselves too seriously and have an aptitude for completely outrageous DIY solutions.

By participating in the show, selected not-so-handy homeowners will have a chance to receive a major renovation to their home for FREE.

Submissions and nominations can be emailed to casting@mountainroad.ca with the following information:

1.The story behind the questionable home repairs;

2.Photos of each of the eccentric repairs;

3. A photo of you and a photo of the not-so-handy person you are nominating;

4.Your contact information.

Production starts this fall. Please apply ASAP to the email above. Good luck!

The Expandables Casting Call! Is your family outgrowing your home? Claustrophobic kitchen?

The Expandables Casting Call! Is your family outgrowing your home? Claustrophobic kitchen?

In-laws moving in? Bumping elbows in your ensuite? Have you outgrown your space or your layout no longer suits you needs?

We have a brand new HGTV series seeking homeowners that are bursting at the seams and in urgent need of a renovation. The Exapandables create spaces in impossible places, increasing the functionality of your home without adding a square foot.

Contact us via email at expandables@triconfilms.com

Decked Out’s Paul Lafrance is bringing his one-of-a-kind ideas indoors!

Decked Out’s Paul Lafrance is bringing his one-of-a-kind ideas indoors!

Paul Lafrance of the hit TV show Decked Out is looking for indoor projects to feature on HGTV Canada's new series Custom Built! Whether you're seeking a multi-purpose space or an outside-the-box storage solution, Paul adds a unique twist that makes each renovation truly one-of-a-kind!

Paul is looking for homeowners in the Greater Toronto Area who:


•Have a unique and exciting indoor project to complete
•Can contribute a minimum of $20,000 for a renovation

•Can take a few days off work
•Can find alternate accommodations for the last day or two of the project
•Most importantly, have a positive attitude and great sense of humour!

To find out more, email casting@architect-films.com with the words Custom Built and your location in the subject line. Please also provide the following:

1.Your name, address and phone number.
2.What your project is about, and what your budget is.
3.Photos of you and the project or space.
We can’t wait to hear from you!

Are You the Embarrassed Owner of a Disaster Deck? Decked Out’s Paul Lafrance is Looking for You!

Are You the Embarrassed Owner of a Disaster Deck? Decked Out’s Paul Lafrance is Looking for You!

Is your deck a DIY disaster? Decked Out’s expert deck designer Paul Lafrance wants you for Disaster Decks, a new series airing every Tuesday at 10pm on HGTV Canada! 

We’re looking for owners of decrepit decks to work alongside Paul and his team.  Together, we’ll transform your yard from awful to awesome!

We’re looking for people for our second season who have built or repaired their disaster deck and meet the following criteria:

• Live in Toronto, Markham, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby or Scarborough
• Deck surface needs replacing
• Have some building know-how
• Able to take a few days off to be on the show
• Willing to contribute between $4,000 and $10,000 to the build (we kick in the rest!)
• Deck footings must be in decent shape, and the “footprint” of your deck must remain the same
• Have a terrific attitude and a wicked sense of humour!

Do you need your deck pride restored?  Send an email to casting@architect-films.com with your city and suburb in the subject line, along with a paragraph about why your deck needs to be featured on the show.  Please also send pictures of your deck and your family.

We can’t wait to hear from you!


Casting Call for Tackle My Reno!

Casting Call for Tackle My Reno!

Have you started a renovation that you can't finish? Has your fed up partner or loved one had enough? Tackle My Reno is a new HGTV Canada show that helps DIYers get back on track with the help of our handyman host.
 
Eligible homeowners must:
 
Reside within the GTA.
Be fun & extroverted people.
Be available for four (4) full shoot days over one (1) month.
Not be a member of ACTRA.
Have a renovation in progress with visual problems caused by the DIYer.
Homeowners must be able to contribute a minimum of $15,000. The show provides discounted renovations. 
Please email casting@sientertainment.ca with the following info:
 
Subject line: Tackle My Reno 
Names, address & contact info for both individuals, including phone numbers and emails. 
Briefly describe the reno room(s) including all the work the DIYer has done him/herself. 
Pictures of the space(s) 
The budget you have to work with

Mike's looking for something different as he starts Season 2 of Holmes Makes it Right.

Mike's looking for something different as he starts Season 2 of Holmes Makes it Right.

He wants situations he’s never dealt with in any of his previous shows—new and interesting projects that are unique and challenging.

The projects don't need to be big. They just need to have some special element that would captivate TV viewers, whether it’s the situation, the people involved, the story or the project itself.

• Projects in the Greater Toronto Area and surrounding regions, including Cambridge, Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo and Niagara
• Stories that redefine the meaning of "Make It Right"
• A portion of the repair costs to be covered by the homeowner

To submit your story or to nominate someone else, visit makeitright.ca/castingcall.

HGTV is looking for a new host!

HGTV is looking for a new host!

Are you an experienced all-round renovator/contractor? Do you keep clients and fellow workers in stitches while you get the job done? We're looking for an articulate and funny contractor to host a new HGTV renovation series.

If your construction experience and knowledge is matched by your wit and humour, email a photo and resume to: hostcasting@sientertainment.ca

Are you in the process of BUYING a new property? Are you planning to RENOVATE all or part of it into a rental unit?

Are you in the process of BUYING a new property? Are you planning to RENOVATE all or part of it into a rental unit?

For the past six seasons, INCOME PROPERTY has delivered efficient and cost-effective renovations. Based on host, Scott McGillivray's, real-life experience with rental properties, he helps homeowners get ahead by building rental units in homes. Scott and the team evaluate, plan, and execute renovations that provide long-term rental solutions for homeowners and property investors.

Whether it's your own home with a separate apartment in it, or a dedicated rental property, INCOME PROPERTY can help you create a safe, legal, attractive rental space – to find a great tenant, at a premium rent!

We're looking for dynamic, energetic, enthusiastic homeowners, who:

•Own a home, or are in the process of buying a property in the GTA
•Need help designing a functional, attractive, legal rental space
•Need help making the permitting, planning, and renovating happen
•Have a realistic budget for the renovation
•Would benefit from Scott's expertise, professional designers, and experienced construction professionals/trades
•Want an accelerated renovation timeline
•Have time to appear on-camera for 6 non-consecutive shoot days over one month.
Please note: To be eligible for consideration, your home must be located within the Greater Toronto Area in Canada.

For full details, and to download an application, please visit
www.incomepropertytelevision.com

Thank you for your interest in Income Property, and GOOD LUCK! 

ATTENTION…. All homeowners in need of a RENO!

ATTENTION…. All homeowners in need of a RENO!

Whether it's a leaky roof, an out-dated kitchen or a moldy basement, everyone has a room in their home that they wished could be brought back to life. But is your reno something you 'want' or something you 'need'?

Popular HGTV host Bryan Baeumler is looking for YOU to be in the next season of Leave it to Bryan! Armed with his expertise, a tool belt and sharp wit, you have to be prepared to sit back and let Bryan take the reigns of your renovation!

If you'd like Bryan to overhaul your room from dungeon to palace, here's the criteria ~ you MUST:

•Own your house & reside within the GTA or Oakville area
•Have THREE (minimum) or more possible renovations that you would be willing to renovate – We consider outdoor spaces too!
•The show provides discounted renovations. Homeowners must be able to put in a minimum of $15,000 +.
•Be fun & extroverted people willing to challenge Bryan to a verbal duel
•Be able to take several days off work to film the show
•Not an ACTRA member
•Have not been on another reality TV show

We're looking for an assortment of renovation-needy spaces desperate for a gut, and needing glory! Please fill out questionnaire below & take photos of each potential space. Apply at: casting@sientertainment.ca


1. Names, Address & Contact info (phone #s, emails) for both people.
2. Briefly describe the THREE ROOMS you want to renovate & why?
a) What do they look like now?
b) What do you want to do?
3. What's stopping you from going forward?
4. What's your budget you have to work with?

Apply ASAP to email above! Good luck!

When it comes to real estate, do you consider yourself a perfectionist buyer with high standards? We’re looking for some tough customers!

When it comes to real estate, do you consider yourself a perfectionist buyer with high standards? We’re looking for some tough customers!

Has your real estate search taken forever due to your high expectations? Are you proud to be picky and not afraid to push for what you want? Did you and your spouse/partner constantly disagree on what to buy before finding the perfect (or not-so-perfect) purchase? Has your must-have list changed every time you looked at a house? Do you feel you have viewed more homes than anyone else but survived to tell your story? If this is you or you are an agent who has finally closed a deal for a particularly discerning client, we want to hear from you!

 

Qualified buyers must be:
  • Couples/families purchasing in the Greater Toronto Area, including Barrie, Innisfil, Collingwood areas.
  • Have a deadline to purchase (or upcoming closing date) in the next 30 - 60 days.
  • Fun, opinionated, and not afraid to speak your minds.  
Email: casting@summerhill.tv and tell us why you are the pickiest buyer – and rightfully so! 

How would you like to be given $10,000 to decorate someone else's home?

How would you like to be given $10,000 to decorate someone else's home?

A new HGTV series is looking for outgoing, opinionated, and adventurous families who want to spend a couple days giving someone else's home a total makeover.

In exchange, your own home will receive some decorative TLC.

If this sounds like something you and your fabulous family would like to take part in, we want to hear from you!

Please send the following info to: houseswap@propertelevision.com
•Name and contact info
•How many children are in your family?
•How old are they?
•What do you love about your home?
•What do you hate about your home?
•What makes you and your family unique?
•Please send a photo of you and your kids!

To be eligible, you must be willing to let another family temporarily decorate your home. How do you feel about this?

•Must live in Southern Ontario and have children aged 5 and up
•Must be willing to live in another home for a couple days

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