A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.
The families in trouble are given a modest budget but must fix their own problems and make their own decisions. Gender roles are reinforced in at least one case, with the man doing all the work and the woman caring for their baby.
Very limited and generally mild. Words include "ass."
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that although this show is about families, its real estate focus means that it probably won't be too interesting to younger kids. And it's possible that some of the families' struggles might be stressful for kids whose own parents are dealing with financial challenges. There's some mild language, including the word "ass." In at least one case, traditional gender roles seem to be reinforced, with a man doing all the work and his wife barely participating.
Is It Any Good?
While it lacks the tear-jerking potential of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, HOPE FOR YOUR HOME does offer good information about what features will add value to a house, even in today's declining real estate market. And it does so in a way that's mostly engaging. It also presents the homeowners' mistakes and challenges honestly, albeit with mostly happy endings.
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