A newlywed Atlanta couple is ready to leave the bustling big city behind and purchase their first home together on Topsail Island, North Carolina. They want a fun, active beach lifestyle paired with a quaint, family-oriented community. But will their long wish list and 'beachy' ideals get in the way?
Arizona couple Connie and Bram fell in love with Brookings, Oregon, the first time they visited. Ready to leave the desert heat behind, they hope to buy their dream beach home and raise their family on the cliff-lined shores of Brookings. But with their heart set on sweeping views and easy beach access, will they find what they're looking for on this unique stretch of rugged coastline?
Portland, Oregon, couple Alisa and Jamie are always looking for quality family time with their two young children. They've found it in the quaint Cape Cod-like town of Gearhart, Oregon, where they love to surf, spot whales and best of all for the family, storm-watch. Their previous visits now lead to a search to buy a Pacific Coast beach home in Gearhart. But can they find the perfect house on the majestic shores of the Oregon coastline that's within their budget?
Massachusetts couple Matt and Cory have hectic day jobs in Boston and want to relocate to a calmer, more relaxing area. They have their sights set on the sleepy coastal town of Plymouth,the site of the first Pilgrim settlement. Located less than 40 miles from the city along the picturesque South Shore, Plymouth is close enough to Boston so each can maintain their busy work schedules while enjoying the peace and privacy that seaside living can offer. With a desire for a cottage-style house that is steps from the sand and easy to maintain, will they be able to find the beach home of their dreams along this historic and scenic shoreline?
A Washington native going through a transition in his life is looking for a fresh start. With the help of his best friend, he chooses the sleepy coastal town of Bellingham, Washington, to set down roots and start anew. The friends and a realtor scour Bellingham for Brent's dream beach home which could be difficult to find in this sought-after market.
A mother teams up with her daughter to find a perfect beach home. Hoping to live closer to her daughters after retirement, mom is concentrating on the beach towns of southeastern North Carolina. Beach properties are still affordable in coastal Brunswick County, but with her modest budget, she'll have to get creative to find a home that suits her. Will she be able to find the perfect home on the water?
A couple that loves the outdoors relocates from the suburbs of Chicago to a beach home on the Emerald Coast of Florida. They hope to find a home within their $1.25 million budget that has good rental potential and is large enough to accommodate all six of their children when they vacation together.
A family of four is trading the snowy mountains of Colorado for the sunny shorelines of Cocoa Beach, Florida. They want to find the perfect beach home where they can park their boat in the backyard. Can they find a move-in-ready, waterfront house with outdoor living space all while staying within their $650,000 budget?
A family of four wants to add water and sand to their Texas life by trading in their busy schedules for a beach house on the coastal islands of Galveston. With the help of a local agent, they hope to find their dream oceanfront oasis that's close to town and within their $600,000 budget.
Newlyweds are on a mission to relocate from cold and snowy Chicago to sunny and sandy Florida. The young couple fell in love with the small-town beach vibe of Gulf Breeze, FL, and is hoping to find their dream home on the water there. Her wish list includes a soaking tub and plenty of entertainment space while he's looking for a backyard paradise with space for a boat. It will be a difficult task but will they find the beach home of their dreams and stay within budget?
After many years of renting various vacation houses in Perdido Key, Florida, a Georgia couple can finally afford their dream home in this relaxing haven on the Gulf of Mexico. With their kids grown and out of the house, these two are prepared to spend a lot to get a house that is directly on the water and large enough to accommodate their constantly growing family.
Active and outdoorsy newlyweds look to buy their first home together in the sleepy surf town of Melbourne Beach, Florida. They are hoping to find an open-concept home right on the beach with a big kitchen and stunning ocean views all within their $950,000 budget.
A Massachusetts couple wants their two teenage daughters to experience coastal living so they've decided move to New England's coastal region, specifically the Seabrook, NH, area. They have their hearts set on finding a soft, sandy beach right in their backyard with a great outdoor space for entertaining.
A Boston couple searches for a beach house in Narragansett, RI. Having grown up in the beach town, the couple hopes to share memories with their children and spend more time with their extended family. The oceanfront neighborhoods are exclusive, however, so their options are limited even with a hefty budget. Will they be able to get out of the city and find the beach home of their dreams?
Two schoolteachers grew up dreaming of living and starting a family in a small town on the water. The location of their jobs, family and friends make Long Island's fabled South Shore the perfect place to make their vision a reality, but low inventory and high prices mean their realtor has his work cut out for him.
A Louisiana couple looks for a beach house on the sands of Gulf Shores, AL. They've always been in love with the beach and are looking forward to spending their weekends on the coast. While they hope to find the perfect home in this dream location, will their budget afford them enough choices to find the right fit?
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