Bellbrook, Kettering or Huber Heights? Here’s the house a local couple picked on ‘House Hunters’

“Dayton is in the heart of everything”

One Dayton-area community ruled the day in the house-hunting smack down between a 1961 ranch with a carport priced at $99,000; a 2001 Colonial for $199,900 with a soak-in tub and a 1951 brick ranch priced at $152,500.

>> NOTE: STORY CONTAIN SPOILERS about the house local couple Megann and Jacob Thomas selected on the episode of HGTV's "House Hunters" that debuted Tuesday, Dec. 19.

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The episode is streaming on HGTV’s website.

Megann, a second-grade teacher, and Jacob, an athletic trainer and chiropractor, were featured on the show with  local real estate agent Perry Wydman, a member of the Ryan Gillen Irongate team.

Extra shots for the national reality show — including those at RiverScape MetroPark, the Art Institute, Montgomery County’s Old Court House and the Oregon District —  were filmed around the Dayton area.

Jacob Thomas had high praise for the city.

"Dayton is in the heart of everything," he said in the opening minutes of the episodes. "It is an hour away from Columbus. (It is )an hour away from Cincinnati. We have our own great food. There is great stuff to do and there is so much history."

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For the episode filmed in May, the couple looked at homes in Huber Heights, Kettering and Bellbrook.

They went with the Bellbrook  ranch with a carport priced at $99,000. It was constructed in 1961.

Credit: Greene County Auditor's website

Credit: Greene County Auditor's website

The Thomases purchased the home for $96,000, according to the Greene County Auditor’s website.

Jacob was sensitive to squeaking floors and wanted something new. Megann said she wanted something with potential that she could put her own stamp on.

The couple was shown working on the home at the end of the show.

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Wydman a realtor since January, said the Thomases applied to be on the show on a whim.

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