A rare job opportunity is taking a growing family from San Diego, California to the small ocean side community of Rota in Spain. They need to find a house large enough for them and the new baby they're expecting, which will be tough in Rota's small market. Fortunately, Agent Raphael Gomez has three houses rich with Spanish flavor to sweeten the move.
Michael and Julia had been living a hectic life in New York City when they decided to relocate to North Carolina to adjust their work-life balance. After travelling to Italy many times and discovering the beauty and splendor of Umbria, they decided that purchasing a second home there would be a perfect way to carry their love of the laidback lifestyle over to one of their favorite places in Europe. They look forward to enjoying local wines, perusing local markets, cooking traditional Italian meals and embracing the relaxed pace of this beautiful region. But first they must find a house. While Julia would prefer something a little more rural, Michael would rather be closer to a town center, maybe even within the town itself. Real estate agent Tiziana Mirgottini will show them how far their money will go in both country and city settings and then, the couple will have to decide: who will have to compromise the most? Find out when House Hunters International says 'ciao' to 'la dolce vita' in Umbria, Italy.
Recently married journalists Jeff and Patricia fell in love in the newsroom, and have since traveled the world together. But after a snowy stint living in Canada to be close to Jeff's family, the cold was too much for Patricia to handle. They found new jobs and a middle ground in the sun soaked world of the Bahamas. But with Patricia's expectations of a modern home, can Jeff afford the fantasy views he's always dreamed of? Find out when House Hunters International travels to Nassau, Bahamas.
When BenJoe's company asked him to start a call center in the El Salvadorian capital, wife Delena was at first intimidated by the city once known for its civil war violence but soon realized it was a great opportunity for her young family to experience other cultures. So they sold everything in Utah and are headed to San Salvador, where behind heavily guarded walls lie beautiful homes and lush gardens. They are leaning on Real Estate Agent, Julie Bottari, to find them a furnished home under $1300. But with furnished homes an unfamliiar request in this market, she has a tough task ahead of her. They might just have to settle for what this traditional city has to offer, when House Hunters International heads to San Salvador, El Salvador.
When Lennie Ignatowski's company proposed a transfer to Brisbane, he and his wife, Kate, jumped at the chance to leave DC's wintry weather behind. After discovering that Brisbane is an easy commute from the nearby Gold Coast, the couple decided to make Australia's most idyllic shores their new home. But with Kate launching a business, money is tight and finding beachfront property on a budget is no easy task. Kate must either convince Lennie to sacrifice coastal proximity for a larger layout or endure bustling byways and noisy neighbors to help her husband realize his dream. Watch what happens when House Hunters International seeks the perfect wave on Australia's Gold Coast.
Running a hectic catering and event planning business together in San Diego, California leaves little time for best friends Zapher and Derick to relax. So they decided to put their money together and invest in their leisure time by buying a vacation home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. They don't always see eye to eye on business decisions and searching for a vacation home is no different. Derick wants to be close to town while Zapher seeks quiet seclusion and stunning views. Can compromise come easy or will paradise come at a cost? Find out when House Hunters visits Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Budding anthropologists Julia and Kareem share a love of learning and, if studying different cultures is the goal, then attending university overseas is the logical choice. But finding a flat near to campus and on a student budget is a tough assignment. Will the temptation of a real Scottish setting divert them from the task at hand? Find out when House Hunters registers for class in Edinburgh Scotland.
Just over a year ago Cory St. Clair met Karen Ann Peterson on a beautiful beach in Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic. The two quickly fell in love despite living apart from each other until Cory proposed on Christmas Eve. Now they're meeting up in Aruba to share the news with Karen Ann's family before starting their life together in Punta Cana. But Cory wants to live his fairway fantasy with a home on the golf course, while Karen Ann dreams of sun, sand and a beach house. Can this couple compromise or will the stress of planning a wedding and house hunting end this marriage before it even begins? Find out when House Hunters International picks sand traps or sandy beaches in Punta Cana.
Successful careers and owning numerous properties have kept the Scotts on a chaotic schedule for years. They have decided to sell everything they own in Toronto, Canada and regroup in Mexico. But after spending so much time apart, their priorities have changed. Will they be able to come together and share one home together, or will they find their way back to their old ways? Find out when House Hunters International heads south of the border to Merida, Mexico.
Nick and Michelle grew up in Toronto, Canada only a few miles apart, but they did not find each other until work transferred them to the isle of Curacao. At first, the young couple was free to move around the island as renters, but after starting a family, short-term housing was no longer practical. With properties ranging from modern resort condos to a historic colonial home, agent Nick Miro will help them navigate the Curacao real estate market. Will they be able to make the leap from renting to buying? Watch what happens when House Hunters International lays down roots in Curacao.
Tanya and Colombian native Armando have lived in Florida their entire married life. After twenty-five years away, Armando takes Tanya to his mother country for the very first time and they are both instantly taken by the calm mountain vistas and the slower pace of life. With little deliberation, they decide to sell up in Jacksonville and buy up in Colombia. Properties in the Andean foothills offer a variety of styles from which they make a surprising selection. Watch what happens when House Hunters International visits Cali, Columbia.
Derek & Laura are newly wed and reside in the city of Boston. Laura is a Forensic Psychologist and is able to work from home but Derek on the other hand, is starting up business ventures in Europe and that means he must now live in Europe. Both Derek and Laura have a common bond to the country of Germany. Laura was born in Lawrence, Germany and Derek grew up in Munich and also spent part of his childhood in Berlin. Berlin is the capital city of Europe's largest economy and with it's geographically centered position in Western Europe, Derek realized Berlin is the perfect place to start up an investment business with clients throughout Europe. Derek and Laura love pre-war architecture but might be swayed by the modern amenities of the newer buildings found in Berlin. Will Derek & Laura find the right investment? Or have to withdraw? Find out when House Hunters International banks into Berlin, Germany.
After world traveler Jodie Braley took a chance trip to Australia, her focus shifted from the world, into settling into family lifestyle with new husband Marty in Cairns, Australia. They want a home in the bustling & pricey city center, close to Marty's work and prospects for Jodie. As their realtor leads them through a search for the perfect city abode, they find that the best bang for buck in Cairns lies outside their desired locale. With their focus on a future family, will this newlywed couple find a chic city apartment, or venture outside the city limits to find a place they'd love to call home? Find out when House Hunters International docks Cairns, Australia.
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