While Tal and I were on our date last night, we found the HGTV Smart Home 2016, which is located in Raleigh and about 20 minutes from our house. The home isn't open for public tours, but I found the address online with a little bit of digging. There was a "Private Residence" sign in the front yard to deter visitors.
We expected the house to be on a spacious lot in a fancy neighborhood. Instead, the house was on a small lot and blended in with all of its neighbors.
Tal and I were not impressed with the home's location, exterior, or size, but we still enjoyed the adventure of finding this year's Smart Home after watching the shows and promotions on HGTV.