Scott loves living on a boat, and after a recent split with his husband, he's ready to move back on the water - this time in Amsterdam. Scott decides a houseboat will give his daughter Natalie the best experiences possible, and with the help of his budget conscious friend Alison, he navigates the high-priced seas of Amsterdam's diverse houseboat market.
Minnesota couple Pamela and David are packing up the kids and moving to Helsinki, Finland, for David's job opportunity. His job is their only source of income and with prices and space in the city center at a premium, it will take some powerful persuasion from Pamela to get David to soften his budget stance in order to give their children a city experience that she didn't have growing up.
After visiting Ecuador on vacation, longtime sweethearts Keith and Tina are looking for a permanent home in Cuenca. Inspired by their globetrotting children and attracted to Cuenca's walkability and warm climate, these Californian expats are looking for a Colonial-style property with all the comforts of their American home. Keith's desire for Colonial charm would force them to compromise on space, while Tina's American wish list isn't quite reflected in Cuenca's housing inventory. They both want to stay within walking distance to Cuenca's city center, but living closer to the city's pricey center means that their limited income will be stretched to the max and the couple may have to give up the space and comforts they are used to in the states.
International couple Liz and Lina decide to take the plunge and buy an apartment together in Uppsala, Sweden, after moving back and forth between the United States and Europe over the years. With their current lease about to expire, Liz thinks it's time to graduate from studios to a one bedroom but Lina falls in love with a brand new studio apartment that is way under budget. In Sweden's fast moving property market, which girl will compromise to make sure they find a place to call home?
Texas couple Maurice and Carla are searching for a vacation home in Alicante, Spain, where they can bring the whole family together. Intrigued by its terrain and climate that resembles their Southern California roots, they're ready to pursue their lifelong dream of owning a home in Europe. But Carla has her heart set on a beachfront home, which could mean spending more money than Maurice had in mind.
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