A married couple new to Colorado stepped into the highlight for his or her house-buying journey and are loving their new house in Loveland.
Dr. Mark Tuttle and Dr. Caroline Dias moved to Colorado within the fall of 2021 from Boston, and the HGTV hit present “Home Hunters” filmed and broadcast their buying course of.
Tuttle mentioned earlier than they moved out right here, they discovered “Home Hunters” to be a good way to see the world regardless of the pandemic.
“Once we had been doing our seek for new locations to stay it was the peak of COVID,” he mentioned. “We couldn’t actually journey wherever bodily, or a minimum of there have been rather a lot greater hoops to leap by, so watching “Home Hunters” was our approach to discover numerous (areas of the nation).”
Tuttle and Dias each scored their “dream jobs” in Colorado and needed to search for a spot out right here — Tuttle works as an interventional heart specialist with Banner Well being and works between Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley and Dias works as an assistant professor on the College of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora with a specialty in pediatrics and developmental-behavioral pediatrics, in line with her CU profile web page.
However to make their home searching extra fascinating, they determined to use to be on the present they liked to look at collectively.
Tuttle mentioned that whereas they didn’t initially suppose they might be chosen, they had been blissful once they received the decision and set to work discovering a home.
Blas Estrada, a dealer affiliate and accomplice with The Group Actual Property and the couple’s actual property agent, mentioned that it was a bit extra worrying than a traditional house looking out and shopping for course of, however he didn’t deal with Tuttle and Dias any otherwise than he would a shopper that wasn’t about to look on nationwide tv.
“I handled it like each shopper and made certain I used to be … an excellent listener and attentive to what their wants had been,” he mentioned. “There was a stress stage to get it proper.”
Tuttle, Dias and Estrada mentioned that the looking out course of as a part of their episode — titled “The Mayor of Loveland” which premiered in late December of 2021 — went extremely rapidly however was lots of enjoyable.
“It was enjoyable to be behind the scenes and be a part of the manufacturing of the present,” Dias mentioned.
Tuttle mentioned it was particularly fascinating for them each since this was the primary time that they had ever purchased a home, so that they had no body of reference for what else the house shopping for course of seemed like.
After taking a look at homes in Windsor, Johnstown and Loveland, the pair landed on a home within the Lakes at Centerra space of Loveland the place they moved in with their 9-year-old dachshund poodle combine Hazel.
Since shifting in, the pair mentioned that they love their new house and are excited to discover their new city. Each agreed that the proximity to downtown, to different cities like Fort Collins and to the mountains is precisely what they had been on the lookout for.
Dias mentioned that the home, which boasts a big front room, basement and extra throughout its greater than 3,600 sq. toes, is ideal.
“We find it irresistible,” she mentioned.
Tuttle mentioned, between the homes they checked out, he couldn’t be happier with the choice they made.
“We love residing in Loveland, it’s a great group,” he mentioned. “It’s precisely what we had been on the lookout for when shifting to Colorado. We’re very blissful.”
The episode will be considered on hgtv.com by logging in with a TV supplier.