'Fixer Upper' stars upset homes are becoming vacation rentals

Joanna and Chip Gaines, of HGTV’s  “Fixer Upper,” aren't too happy that some of the homes they have remodeled in Waco, Texas, are being marketed as vacation rentals.

The Waco Tribune reported that at least six of the Gaines’ remodeled homes are on the rental sites Airbnb and VRBO. One more Gaines' remodeled home will reportedly be listed in the near future.

"Fixer Upper" follows the Gaines as they find wannabe homeowners in need of a new place who can't afford a home with all the bells and whistles. The couple then works to remodel an older home.

The couple, according to a spokesperson, say never intended for their remodeled homes to be used for financial gain. The Gaines actually have a bed and breakfast of their own in Waco, called the Magnolia House. 

Magnolia rep Brock Murphy told The Waco Tribune, “We have no problems with our clients’ interest in using sites like VRBO and Airbnb to rent out their homes. In fact, we get it. But we are going to be more strict with our contracts involving ‘Fixer Upper’ clients moving forward.”

Murphy said creating vacation rentals is not the intention of the show. 

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