Strapped For Cash! Joanna & Chip Gaines Rent Out Home Amid Financial Woes

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Feb. 13 2017, Published 10:07 a.m. ET

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Chip and Joanna Gaines are going to extreme measures to make ends meet, can exclusively reveal.

The couple is renting their summer home in McGregor, Texas for anywhere from $395 to $995 per night — and they're already booked through June!

"The Magnolia House was discovered by Chip and Joanna after showing it to a client in search of a house for Fixer Upper," the couple explained on the rental page. "When the couple didn't choose it, Joanna pitched the idea of a vacation rental to Chip – and he agreed it was a great idea."

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Radar previously reported that Chip, 41, and Joanna, 38, have struggled with money since they first tied the knot. Joanna didn't realize the severity of their problems until she had to empty the Magnolia cash register to pay for Chip's bail.

The couple was sued for delinquent property taxes in 2012 for sums totaling over $11,000. They paid off their debts in 2014.

Now, Chip and Joanna are being sued for $200,000 to $1 million for putting a fence on their neighbor's property.

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