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Giving Old Homes New Life

Ashley and Michael Cordray save houses in their hometown of Galveston, TX.

About The Show

Ashley and Michael Cordray own a real estate and renovation company that specializes in restoring homes from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. They're working with homes near the brink of destruction in their hometown of Galveston Island, Texas, with hopes of preserving the island's history and architectural styles.

About the Hosts

Michael & Ashley Cordray

Michael and Ashley love old homes. Especially ones that seem hopeless. By restoring the community's historic homes, they are bringing some shine back to Galveston, Texas. Their life may seem a bit crazy, but to them, it’s perfectly normal.

Season 2, Episode 7

Coastal Cottage

Michael finds a 1931 craftsman bungalow that's near the beach, and after seeing it, they know they have to buy it. When their baby arrives before the house is completed, however, they find themselves struggling to finish the project.

Friday
Sep 17
7am | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Run Down Family Rental

Ashley and Michael take on a rundown, family-owned 1939 craftsman. The project is an emotional journey for the duo as the bland home is transformed into a breath-taking abode with room expansions and some inspired flooring choices.

Friday
Sep 17
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 9

Mystery House

Michael surprises Ashley when an 1893 raised cottage that he purchased before seeing the full interior. The duo soon finds themselves in over their heads when they realize it's not quite the hidden gem Michael thought it was.

Friday
Sep 17
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 8

Soda Pop Shop

The Cordray family has been in Galveston for over a century, and for 50 years they ran a corner drug store. Now, Ashley wants to bring it back. With a baby due in a few weeks, however, Michael doesn’t think it's a good time to open a new business.

Friday
Sep 17
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 1

East End Stunner

Ashley and Michael take on a house in the historic district that's been abandoned for decades. It’s their first renovation since Ashley became pregnant, and they hope to complete the massive project before the baby arrives.

Friday
Sep 17
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 7

Grandma's House

Ashley and Michael take a gamble on a 1979 property as old homes become harder to find in a saturated market. With fewer historical details to honor, they must get creative with their designs.

Monday
Sep 20
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 5

Stump House

Ashley and Michael take on a half-finished Victorian mansion in the Historic District that was too good to pass up. However, they must contend with poor design plans, mismatched fixtures and a tight budget to restore the home to its former glory.

Monday
Sep 20
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 5

Yellow Victorian

Ashley falls in love with an old Victorian that still has most of its original details, but the asking price is high. They decide to take on the project despite the slim profit margin to help to restore the neighborhood with a beautifully renovated home.

Monday
Sep 20
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

Tiny Craftsman

Michael and Ashley revisit a house they tried to purchase a year ago and find the small, 1920s craftsman has been stripped of all its original features. Now, the Cordrays add modern flair to the island property while working to preserve its antique charm.

Monday
Sep 20
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Stump House

Ashley and Michael take on a half-finished Victorian mansion in the Historic District that was too good to pass up. However, they must contend with poor design plans, mismatched fixtures and a tight budget to restore the home to its former glory.

Tuesday
Sep 21
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 5

Yellow Victorian

Ashley falls in love with an old Victorian that still has most of its original details, but the asking price is high. They decide to take on the project despite the slim profit margin to help to restore the neighborhood with a beautifully renovated home.

Tuesday
Sep 21
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

Tiny Craftsman

Michael and Ashley revisit a house they tried to purchase a year ago and find the small, 1920s craftsman has been stripped of all its original features. Now, the Cordrays add modern flair to the island property while working to preserve its antique charm.

Tuesday
Sep 21
2am | 1c
Season 3, Episode 7

Grandma's House

Ashley and Michael take a gamble on a 1979 property as old homes become harder to find in a saturated market. With fewer historical details to honor, they must get creative with their designs.

Tuesday
Sep 21
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

Southern Charmer

Michael has overpaid on a house that claims to be a Victorian which lacks details from the era. Ashley and Michael need to make this home look like a Victorian again without going over their budget, and they only have six weeks before the baby arrives.

Sunday
Sep 26
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 1

East End Stunner

Ashley and Michael take on a house in the historic district that's been abandoned for decades. It’s their first renovation since Ashley became pregnant, and they hope to complete the massive project before the baby arrives.

Sunday
Sep 26
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 4

Destined for Demo

With four houses under construction and her baby fast approaching, Ashley's feeling extremely overwhelmed. When Michael announces he bought a new house that's on the city's demo list, she realizes this unique 1930s bungalow needs to be saved.

Sunday
Sep 26
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 1

The Move

Ashley buys a tiny home without consulting Michael, and he's shocked to discover it needs to move six miles across the island. As costs rise, they wonder if they'll be able to turn a profit.

Sunday
Sep 26
3pm | 2c
Season 1, Episode 9

Mystery House

Michael surprises Ashley when an 1893 raised cottage that he purchased before seeing the full interior. The duo soon finds themselves in over their heads when they realize it's not quite the hidden gem Michael thought it was.

Sunday
Sep 26
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 8

Money Shack

Ashley and Michael buy a shack from 1898 that's been abandoned for decades. With multiple problems, a tight budget and their second baby on the way, they face big challenges to transform it into a neighborhood gem.

Sunday
Sep 26
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 7

Grandma's House

Ashley and Michael take a gamble on a 1979 property as old homes become harder to find in a saturated market. With fewer historical details to honor, they must get creative with their designs.

Sunday
Sep 26
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 5

Stump House

Ashley and Michael take on a half-finished Victorian mansion in the Historic District that was too good to pass up. However, they must contend with poor design plans, mismatched fixtures and a tight budget to restore the home to its former glory.

Sunday
Sep 26
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 5

Stump House

Ashley and Michael take on a half-finished Victorian mansion in the Historic District that was too good to pass up. However, they must contend with poor design plans, mismatched fixtures and a tight budget to restore the home to its former glory.

Monday
Sep 27
8pm | 7c
Season 3, Episode 6

The Clayton

Ashley and Michael jump at the chance to restore an 1866 Victorian designed by famed Galveston architect Nicholas Clayton. At 3,500 square feet, they face a massive undertaking to honor the home's historical integrity while staying within budget.

Monday
Sep 27
9pm | 8c
Season 2, Episode 6

Budget Bungalow

Michael sees potential in a Victorian bungalow that has been eaten away by termites, leaving catastrophic damage. With so much neglect to repair, Michael and Ashley have an extremely tight budget which forces them to do more DIY projects than ever.

Monday
Sep 27
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Duplex Conversion

Michael and Ashley learn that a coveted property is for sale while crabbing off the Galveston coast. Knocking down walls and restoring the original staircase is only the beginning as they convert the 1899 duplex into a single-family home.

Monday
Sep 27
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 6

The Clayton

Ashley and Michael jump at the chance to restore an 1866 Victorian designed by famed Galveston architect Nicholas Clayton. At 3,500 square feet, they face a massive undertaking to honor the home's historical integrity while staying within budget.

Tuesday
Sep 28
12am | 11c

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