From a media release:
W Network puts a new twist on the internationally popularÂ Love It or List ItÂ franchise with an all-new spin-off series,Â Love It or List It Vacation HomesÂ premieringÂ Monday, May 9Â atÂ 10 p.m. ET/PT. Produced by Big Coat Productions, in association with W Network,Â Love It or List It Vacation HomesÂ showcases vacation properties with unique architectural designs in Ontario and British Columbia. The series introduces designer,Â Dan VickeryÂ (HGTVâ€™sÂ Design Star) and realtor,Â Elisa GoldhawkeÂ as hostsÂ who face off against each other in an attempt to persuade vacation homeownersâ€™ to either keep their renovated property or move to a new vacation home.
InÂ Love It or List It Vacation Homes, the homeownersâ€™ love affair with their vacation property has fizzled and they are faced with the dilemma of whether they should love it or list it. And so begins the rivalry between designer and realtor. Itâ€™s up to creative designer Dan, to renovate and re-design the homeownersâ€™ current vacation property so that they will â€œlove itâ€ and stay. Whereas fearless realtor Elisa must pull out all the stops to find the homeowners a beautiful new vacation property that checks all the boxes on their wish list,Â persuading themÂ toÂ â€œlist itâ€ and put their current property on the market.
Each episode takes viewers on an emotional roller-coaster ride, as Dan and Elisa battle it out for the homeownersâ€™ allegiance. Dan will have to overcome the hidden surprises that come with every reno, and deliver a breathtaking transformation. Meanwhile, Elisa will have to do everything in her power to find a beautiful vacation home for clients with high expectations and zero tolerance for failure. Whether Dan has to deal with a septic tank calamity or Elisa has to track down that perfect waterfront location, each episode ends with that all important question â€“ will they love it or list it?