Glenn and Lisa's three kids will all soon be off to college and they're beginning to think about the next phase in their lives. Glenn works hard to keep his construction business running, and he's looking forward to buying a place where he can relax, retire and reconnect with his wife. But Lisa has different ideas. She wants a place where they can bring the whole family together and has dreams of living right on the beach, a dream that Glenn knows could cost enough to push retirement back over the horizon. See which sensibility prevails when House Hunters International visits Puerto Plata of the Dominican Republic.
Bill and Mary Ann spent most of their adult lives working in law. Although they retired a few years ago they show no signs of slowing down. In fact, they've decided to purchase a vacation home in the French countryside. Bill is ready to move full speed ahead with the house search and is open to a renovation project, while Mary Ann would rather invest in a move-in ready home. Mary Ann needs to stay put in Colorado with three of their four adopted daughters while Bill goes house hunting. So to make sure her voice is heard their oldest daughter Brandi will be joining Bill. Find out if they go with a renovation project or a turnkey home in Terrasson, France.
Sean and Danielle first met during spring break in Panama City, Florida. They enjoyed each other's company but after it was over Sean had to return to Toronto and Danielle headed back to Atlanta. However, they kept in touch over the years and reconnected in person two years ago. Since then they've gotten married and had a baby, Scarlett. Now, after one cold winter in Canada, Danielle needs a return to a more temperate climate. It's perfect timing for Sean as he's looking to start a new investment banking company and has had his eye on the free trade zone of Freeport, Bahamas. As easy as it was for Danielle and Sean to agree to a move once they arrived in Freeport they found they had very different ideas of where the perfect house is. Danielle wants to be on the beach, where she finds the most inspiration for the book she is writing. Sean wants to be on the canal so that he can have a dock for the dream boat he plans on buying. With a compromise impossible between their two opposite wish lists one of them will have to acquiesce to the other's demands.
Torontonians Adam and Sylvia were enjoying their comfortable life in Canada. A year after they got married they were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, Sophie. As a result, Sylvia decided to leave her job to be a stay at home mom but unfortunately Adam was still working long hours. It was then that these new parents decided to make a lifestyle change for their family and move to Tortola. Sylvia is pregnant with their second child, so as their family grows their budget may have to grow as well. Find out if this family can make the lifestyle change they desire when House Hunters International travels to Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
Andy and Melissa were quickly building a life for themselves in Houston. They had a huge house and enjoyed throwing get-togethers and themed parties for their friends and family. But when Andy found a job opportunity in Brussels they knew it was an adventure they had to take. Their biggest concern is location and square footage vs. price. They want enough common space to entertain guests but also be close to all the action and not too far from Andy's new job. Find out if Andy and Melissa can fulfill their wish list when House Hunters International goes to Brussels, Belgium.
Carlie has been in 27 countries, Matt, 23. Somewhere along the way, their paths crossed. They started a long distance relationship as they continued their travels around the world separately, until finally, Matt popped the question and Carlie said yes. Leaving her single life in London to join Matt for married life in Kuwait, these two globetrotting educators will travel the world together forever after. Two years in, Matt has graduated university and they are looking to leave the desert for a more tropical climate. The slogan One Malaysia caught their eye and made them feel like they would be welcome. So they started applying for teaching jobs there and Matt landed one in Kuantan. This will not only be their first time hunting for a house together, but also the first time they have had the opportunity to select their accommodations since the school will not be paying for it. Welcome to the jungle.
Melissa and Mohan have always talked about wanting to travel and experience cultures all over the world. Since that time, the couple has done a lot of US traveling because of Mohan's job as a school principal. Yet, they still dreamed about making that move internationally. After years of waiting, finally the couple is getting their wish and are going to be moving to Rota, Spain. There will be a huge adjustment for them and their girls to live a European life and to give up the life that they had in the states. Mohan wants a property with a beach view and close proximity to his job but Melissa is looking for a functional kitchen and plenty of living space for the girls. Find out who is truly head of the class when House Hunters International travels to Rota, Spain.
Canadians Kate Middleton and Kim Fahrion met at university and quickly became good friends. After graduating and becoming coworkers, Kate & Kim were fed up with the long hours and Calgary's cold winters, so they decided to transfer their accountant jobs to laid back and sunny Bermuda. Kate has never lived outside her family's home, so it's not only the first time on her own, but also it's a new experience living with Kim. Kate definitely wants to reside in a lively neighborhood while Kim's eyes are firmly set on a quiet beach setting, so their real estate agent Adam Birch will have his hands full trying to balance their demands. Find out if these friends and coworkers can become roommates when House Hunters International sets sail for Bermuda.
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