After a whirlwind courtship, army pilot Tim and new bride Natasha said goodbye to life in the States and hello to their new life in the quaint city of Ansbach, Germany. With his military allowance as their budget, Tim and Natasha are hoping to stay in the black and settle into wedded bliss, but faced with the realities of the German real estate market, they might not be so lucky. Specializing in housing for military transplants, real estate agent Elisabeth Poppen knows what Tim and Natasha will face as she tries to lead them to a home where they can live happily ever after.
A dream job is taking Iceland native Thor Jonsson back to his roots in Reykjavik - He's got his wife Tara and son Magnus along for the homecoming. Thor's excited to rediscover the country he left as a child and share the experience with his family; Tara's excited to discover a new place and a new culture, but has some concerns about breaking into Icelandic society. The house hunt is cause for concern too - although a recent recession has created a buyer's market, finding the right property isn't easy. Real estate agent Jon Valdimarsson will lead the search and try to find some common ground on a $250,000 budget. Thor seems set on making a sound investment; Tara wants family-friendly and close to the city. Will these two compromise to ensure a happy homecoming? Find out when House Hunters lands in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Speech coach Ethan is no stranger to world travel but, after two decades of constant business trips away from home, he is taking his family on the road with him. Together, they are making the leap from Massachusetts to Malaysia, landing in the glitzy cyber-city of Kuala Lumpur. Will they be able to bend their colonial style sensibilities to a sleek 21st century housing market? Find out, when House Hunters soaks in the unbounded spirit of Kuala Lumpur!
Jo and Robert met in California where Robert was a visiting scholar and Jo a pharmaceutical rep. Love and marriage followed, but unfortunately so did the recession. The couple decided to make the move to Robert's native Netherlands for new job opportunities and a new life. Robert is ready to return to his roots but small town living in the Netherlands will not be an easy adjustment for Jo. Is she ready to make the move and will she learn to pronounce the name of her new hometown? Find out when House Hunters International ventures to Oegstgeest, Netherlands.
Kelsey and Miguel first met when she was studying abroad in Spain. After returning to Chicago, they maintained a long-distance relationship until she made the permanent move back to Europe. She settled into a new life with Miguel in Zaragoza, but then a new job took Miguel south to the capital city of Madrid. Once again, they were long distance. Now Kelsey's on her way to Madrid, where she'll be studying for a master's degree and hopefully finding a permanent home with Miguel. But her program is in central Madrid, and Miguel's work is in the north ? finding something that's well-situated for commuting to both will be tough. Not to mention securing a place that fits Kelsey's traditional taste and Miguel's more modern sensibilities will be another challenge. Are they up for it? Find out when House Hunters travels to Madrid, Spain.
After taking a vacation to Italy over 20 years ago, Valerie and Bryan Schneider knew they were going to live there someday. Subsequent vacations became longer and longer until they just sold everything and committed to Italy. With their sights set on Trivigno, a town too small to have a real estate agent, they found assistance in Antonio 'Tonino' Fanelli. Tonino knows everyone and evertything about Trivigno, as well he should, he's the mayor. Armed with the mayor and a dream, will this daring couple find a better life in Trivigno? Find out when House Hunters International discovers Trivingo, Italy.
Eric and Makenzie Lee were just settling into a new life in Denver, Colorado when Eric received a promotion that transported them across the pond to Portishead, England. For the Lees, moving overseas means not only leaving behind family and friends, but Makenzie's photography business. It's a trade off she is willing to accept for the opportunity to raise their two young boys in the rich culture of small town England, but the challenges of finding a home have forced the Lees to live out of a hotel room. Real estate agent Helen Stuckes is charged with the difficult task of finding them an authentic English home that still caters to their suburban standards of living. Will the Lees be won over by the charm of an old world English home, or will the creature comforts sought after by this American family prove insurmountable? Find out when House Hunters International travels to Portishead, England.
After graduating law school in Ottawa Canada. Jillian is leaving her diploma behind, taking her dog Buttons, and heading to The Philippines to work in child advocacy. Her friend Kevin, who has experience in moving internationally will be meeting her in Manila to help her in her search. Together Jillian, Kevin and Buttons navigate the densely populated city of Manila. Before Jillian can help the children, she'll need to find a home. See what happens as House Hunters International moves to Manila, Philippines.
Americans Kelsey and Clay felt right at home in Norway, but now Clay's soccer career is taking them out of their comfort zone. The World Cup veteran is moving on to Danish club Brondby IF, so they're moving to nearby Copenhagen. Life in the capital should be an exciting new adventure, but a thriving rental market could complicate their search for something close to the city center. With only twenty-four hours to secure a home because of Clay's soccer commitments, will they land something in time? Find out when House Hunters transfers to Copenhagen, Denmark.
Heather and Garen are from the same hometown in California. Though sparks flew on their first meeting, Garen was living in Valencia, Spain and a long distance relationship wasn't an option. But after Heather made a job-related move to Madrid, they reconnected. Now, newly engaged, Heather has decided to relocate again from Madrid to Valencia and move in with her fiance. Having never lived with a guy before, this is a big step but one she is really excited about. With Heather's love of old Spanish charm juxtaposed with Garen's desire for practicality and move-in-ready ease, will the couple find a comfortable love nest they can agree upon? Find out when House Hunters International takes a romantic siesta in Valencia, Spain.
Lifelong urbanites Alexandra and Tommaso are bidding arrivederci to Florence and relocating to the idyllic Italian countryside where they first fell in love. But these cosmopolitan clients demand a rustic home without sacrificing modern perks. In a quaint region where tradition trumps all, can they find a happy medium between old and new? Or will the glamour of the big city lifestyle draw them back? Find out, when House Hunters takes a step back into Italy's grand past in Maremma!
The Nebbeling family lives the quiet life in The Netherlands. Easy going, however, isn't always what it's cracked up to be. So in looking to get more out of life, their newfound adventure seeking is leading off the map to the remote bush land of northern South Africa. Housing options are limited here, but if they can't find their dream home is breaking ground and building one from scratch really a sound alternative? Find out, with featured real estate agent Tracey den Dunnen, when the Nebbelings discover their wild side in Hoedspruit, South Africa.
Francois Driard spent much of his youth traveling the world, and he always found himself returning to Nepal. Now he is pursuing his dream to leave behind the corporate world he's known in Paris to start a cheese farm with his Nepali girlfriend Sophia Pande outside of Kathmandu. In his pursuit to become Nepal's first French cheese man, unexpected challenges complicate their decision-making. While Francois is focused on the farm, Sophia has her sights set on also building their dream home. In a nation where basic utilities like electricity are a luxury, they may struggle to have it all. Will Francois compromise on his dream for the sake of his relationship, or will he choose the home where his cattle will roam? Find out when House Hunters International travels to Kathmandu, Nepal.
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