The Horners want a home on the remote Caribbean island of Nevis to enjoy their retirement together once their teenage children leave their Florida nest. But 18 years of savings isn't enough, so they must purchase a property they can successfully rent out until their retirement. Shay's long term goal to invite her future grandkids to visit challenges Steve's practical short term need for a rental. Find out if they can agree on a house or a condo, when House Hunters International retires to Nevis.
Drew and William moved to the tiny town of Saluda, North Carolina to take a step back from the rat race. Now they are ready to jump back in, and this time in the historic city of Budapest, Hungary. They like to put their own stamp on their homes, but after a lengthy experience renovating their home in Saluda, they said never again. Given William's background in architecture, a renovation project will be tough for them to resist. Drew's business is expanding into Europe, so their new home will need room for him to work as well. Robert Weiner will have his work cut out for him when he attempts to help this couple find their perfect home when House Hunters International goes to Budapest, Hungary.
Before Lauren and Oliver's whirlwind romance began, they each fell in love with expat life in Berlin. Now their once bohemian haven has become a hot spot and now they find themselves priced out of the city they've adopted as their own. So when a new job in more affordable Dortmund came up, Oliver knew they had to make the move. While Lauren wants a yard and suburban savings, he wants a city lifestyle at any cost. Real estate agent Janina will have a difficult time reconciling her clients' differing priorities as they figure out what's most important. Watch, When House Hunters International says guten tag to Dortmund, Germany.
After finding himself in Australia's Magnetic Island several times a year, Ed Gamester of England has decided to purchase a home on the island where he can crash between adventures. Ed will have the assistance of his good friend, Australian native bikini model Allessa, but her level headed thinking might be no match for Ed's inflated sense of what he can and can't afford. While Allessa urges her friend to be more conservative and select a home that fits his budget, Ed is being seduced by the island's beauty and the idea of infinity pools, ocean views and extra bedrooms. Find out if real estate agent Rita Dickinson can help adventurer Ed get everything on his wishlist or if excess will give way to reason when House Hunters International visits Magnetic Island, Australia.
Steve and Dana have grown tired of their small town in Arkansas and decide to take off on an adventure into the unknown in Puerto Cayo, Ecuador. Steve's profession as a writer puts them in a perfect place to report back to other Americans on assimilating into the culture, but in order to get the full experience, they will have to look outside typical expat gated communities. With limited local options available, they find themselves looking at older construction, and they're starting to realize that some of the native Ecuadorian accommodations aren't exactly meeting their American needs.
When Danielle's boyfriend Jared mentioned he'd be willing to move to London, she jumped at the chance to make her dream of living abroad come true. But this couple's long wish list combined with their differing tastes in style, has their agent scrambling to meet their great expectations within the tight and pricy real estate market of London's chic, Chelsea neighborhood.
A new job in Amsterdam has Californians Robert and Mary Jo ready for a fresh start. After a bike accident forced Robert to stop working for seven years, Mary Jo stepped up and became the sole breadwinner for their family of six. Now that Robert's ready to return to the workforce as a Europe based marketing director for his company, he's excited to repay Mary Jo for helping him get back on his feet. She not only gets to return to the stay at home mom role she wants to fill, but Mary Jo also has the chance to recreate her childhood in the process. Growing up in the Irish countryside, she had an idyllic upbringing and she would love nothing more than for her family to have a similar experience in the Netherlands. The only problem with Mary Jo's dream, is the countryside is far from Robert's office and with his plan to cycle to work daily, finding the right balance of country charm and convenience, with space for their four young children, could be a challenge for real estate agent Roz Fremder. Find out if quaint will put practicality out to pasture, as House Hunters International and the Sandholms find a whole new outlook in the Netherlands capital of Amsterdam.
Eli Hale leapt at the chance to transfer to Ireland when his husband Marcio Noia's work visa expired. But they're discovering very different opinions on the size of living space they desire. Marcio wants a large house to spread out in, but Eli thinks an apartment is a better fit. Now they'll have to find a compromise when House Hunters International takes a swig in Dublin, Ireland.
Victoria likes to keep busy, and Paul likes to lay back. When the couple decides to unwind with a vacation home on the coast of Spain, they learn it's not all siestas and sea views. With these opposite personalities, there's going to be a compromise. Watch as House Hunters International dials it back in Oliva Spain.
It takes a special kind of bond to build a happy home, and an even more complex partnership to, well, live in a school bus you built together. As happy as their homemade mobile home is, artists Nikki and Ben are ready for an even bigger adventure. They're ready for the jungle. They're ready to move their relationship, and their careers, but not their bus, to the jungles of Belize, guided by only one mantra, the wilder the better. So with a well-heeled sense of adventure and a semi-vetted plan, Nikki and Ben park their bus-home and head south to the unknown. They may be up for anything, watch how far they can stretch a starving artist's salary in paradise when House Hunters International goes to San Ignacio, Belize.
After a visit to Spain left her enchanted, Raphaella decided to leave behind the daily grind in London to teach yoga in Barcelona. She wants a flat near the beach with enough outdoor space for a yoga class, but her friend Alasdair knows he'll have a hard time keeping her focused on her budget. Watch when House Hunters International breathes deep in Barcelona, Spain.
After living together in Chicago for several years, Daniel Gahleitner received a job transfer back to his native Austria. For his wife, Kerry, the move means a chance to finally master the German language, and both are looking forward to a more outdoorsy lifestyle. But, with only one income and very limited inventory, finding a home with rural views in close proximity to both Daniel's job and Kerry's classes in Salzburg is a tall order. Watch what happens when House Hunters International seeks the great outdoors in Obertrum, Austria.
When Sarah encouraged her husband Dave to apply for post-doctoral studies all over the world, she never dreamed the first place he'd be accepted would be in Belfast Northern Ireland. Dave has already left Sarah behind in Michigan to start work and now she's putting her own education and teaching career on hold to join him in Belfast. Sarah will be looking for all the comforts of home, while Dave is more concerned with living close to his work. They'll also have the added stress of finding a suitable home for their dog Toby, who is accompanying them on their journey abroad. Find out if everyone can get what they want or if moving to a new country is just the start of Sarah's sacrifice as House Hunters International visits Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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