At home in Austin, Texas, Jeremy and Shannah are three to four hours from the Gulf to Mexico but feel that the beautiful turquoise waters of Mexico's Caribbean coast are better suited for their scuba and snorkeling needs. Specifically interested in the undeveloped paradise of Costa Maya, the couple is hoping to find a waterfront home with separate units so they can rent to visitors and cover their mortgage. Can Jeremy and Shannah find their own little slice of heaven for under $399,000?
Shannon has been working and saving her entire life for the opportunity to purchase a beach home. Her two children have traveled the world with her, and they've all decided that Akumal, Mexico, is the ideal spot for a family getaway. They hope to find the perfect vacation home on the Caribbean Sea for under $390,000.
After living in the Jonesport-Beals area of Maine their entire lives, Stephen and Heidi want to upgrade from ocean views to oceanfront living. Stephen is a commercial lobster fisherman, so they are hoping to find a waterfront home with a dock, allowing less time at the marina and more time for family fun. A local real estate agent helps the couple find a permanent residence on Maine's rugged gulf beaches to live, work and play for under $350,000.
San Francisco couple Frank and Margaret have always wanted a beachfront property but cool Pacific waters and expensive real estate prices have prevented this dream from becoming a reality. Now they've decided to extend their search to the warm beaches of the Isle of Palms just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. However, with a limited amount of inventory available, they hope their real estate agent can find them the perfect vacation getaway without breaking the bank.
Tired of the hectic city life in Atlanta, Lindsey is dreaming of a house on the water in her hometown of Melbourne Beach, Florida. Surprisingly, her property in Atlanta sold quicker than expected, and she needs to find her new home as soon as possible. With the help of her daughter, Virginia, and local real estate agent, Lindsey hopes to find the beach house of her dreams for $395,000 or less.
Going on vacation once a year is difficult to schedule and extremely expensive for Chris, Lesli and their four children. Chris and Lesli want a vacation property close to their Houston, Texas, home and think having an affordable retreat in the Gulf Coast community of Surfside Beach, Texas, is perfect. With the help of a local agent, the couple hopes to find their ideal waterfront oasis for $250,000 or less.
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