These days, there are so many great real estate television shows available to watch that it can be difficult to know what is worth a watch. Here is a roundup of the best home renovation and design shows on television:


Brojects focuses on the renovation of the old summer cottage belonging to two entertaining brothers in Nova Scotia. These two amateur contractors are both interesting and funny to watch take on their quirky and sometimes downright unusual projects.

Reno My Reno

Reno My Reno is another show based on cottage renovations. In this twist on the typical renovation show, Dave Depencier and his team come to the rescue to fix failed renovation projects started by DIYers. In doing so, they teach the homeowners and the audience about the proper way to do the job and the value of professional advice.

The Great Interior Design Challenge

The Great Interior Design Challenge is a competition show between amateur interior designers. Through a series of challenges and room makeovers, contestants are tasked to focus on a different design concept or architectural element, and are, of course judged by a panel of experts as well as homeowner clients.

Grand Designs

Grand Designs, a long-running British series, focuses on unique, custom projects taken on by families looking to DIY with a specific design in mind. With a strong emphasis on architecture and technology, the homes featured on this show are most certainly one-of-a-kind.

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes features architect Piers Taylor and actress Caroline Quentin as they explore the most impressive, most beautiful homes around the world in a documentary miniseries format. From Spain to Canada, the pair travel far and wide to showcase some incredibly unique homes.

Stay Here

Stay Here features designer Genevieve Gorder and real estate broker Peter Lorimer as they renovate short-term rentals to generate the most bookings and income. Featuring a variety of settings and types of homes, the show gives some helpful tips, tricks, and inspiration for income-generating rentals.

Sarah Beeny’s Selling Houses

In Sarah Beeny’s Selling Houses, three different sellers explore each others’ homes for inspiration for their own properties. They are then challenged to make improvements on a limited budget and with limited time to attempt to beat their competition.

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