However, Amie is passionate about her design choices and frequently makes expensive purchases on upgrades that are not budgeted, and often does so without informing Scott, which upsets him.
Scott usually does not agree with Amie's belief that such upgrades help to sell a house.
Various unsuccessful attempts are made to open the safe, including Scott pushing it out of a second-story window.
Many of the houses featured on the series are presented as having been vandalized or unkept by the previous tenants, and thus are in need of clean-up or expensive repairs.
Scott desires to spend as little money as possible on each house to achieve a maximum profit.
They edit it in a way that's obviously going to be most entertaining.
They don't ever show me say 'thank you, good job' to somebody or show us going to a restaurant at night or in the summer on a beach." Amie Yancey said, "The main thing is that in TV land, they speed everything up. They come in, and it's done.' It takes a long time to put them together, to pick out the fit and finish and work on the quality.
Scott initially only plans to spend $20,000 on renovations, but discovers that the house is infested with black mold, which is then removed in a lengthy and expensive process.
To discuss design ideas, Scott and Amie tour the house with Michelle and Chad from Walker Zanger, the business from which they usually purchase their countertops and flooring.to Saturday evenings at the beginning of Season three.The show was moved back to Saturday afternoons for the final eight episodes.Scott is later informed that the hot tub cannot be salvaged without receiving ,000 in repairs, so he has it removed instead.While expanding a closet that seems too small, a safe is discovered to be hidden behind a wall.They only see a glimpse of it."Scott Yancey and his wife, interior designer Amie Yancey, work with project manager Baldemar Rivera to flip a dilapidated house.