A Texas family searches for a beautiful waterfront home on Washington State's Whidbey Island. His grandmother used to live on the island so he wants to share his fond childhood memories of digging for clams on Whidbey's shores with his children in a secluded retreat with a low-maintenance yard. She, however, wants a turnkey home built right on the water. Finding the perfect home in Whidbey's competitive market won't be easy, but their agent is confident he can find what they're looking for.
Pat and Kathleen are empty nesters searching Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay for a beachfront home. With its small town charm, quiet beaches and access to countless activities, Narragansett strikes them as both a perfect place for them and somewhere their kids will want to visit. Pat wants stunning views and a low-maintenance yard, and Kathleen wants a home close to activities with privacy for guests. Armed with a hard-earned budget of $1.5 million, this couple is ready to make their lifelong dreams come true.
A couple visits North Carolina's Topsail Island to find an extra-large beach retreat for their family of six. She wants to live close to activities, while he wants a home with plenty of entertaining space and a covered outdoor deck. Although the market for beachfront homes is competitive, their realtor is confident she can find the home they've always wanted.
A couple hunts for a beachfront family home on Lake Michigan in the small town of Suttons Bay, Michigan. He wants a move-in ready home with gorgeous views, while she wants a home office and direct access to a kid-friendly beach.
An active couple is ready to leave the busy city of Oahu and find their own piece of paradise on the black sand shores of the Big Island, HI. He wants a large lanai for hosting parties and she's looking for a secluded location with direct ocean access. Their realtor knows that finding a house in the Big Island's competitive beachfront market won't be easy and someone is going to have to compromise if they want to find the perfect home.
Empty nesters are on the hunt for an oceanfront forever home on the shores of Fripp Island, SC. Hoping to fill their days with relaxation and recreation, she wants a two-story home with a beautiful view and plenty of outdoor space for entertaining. He's an avid golfer and cook so he's hoping for a home near the links with a decked-out kitchen. With their budget set, their realtor is confident she can find their ideal beach home.
Engaged Seattle transplants are ready to trade the fast pace and rainy weather of the Emerald City for the sunny, relaxed beaches of the Chesapeake Bay. Sam's an avid baker so a well-equipped kitchen is a must, while Ryan wants an office with big windows to brighten his day while he works at home. They've worked hard to put together a budget of $750,000 to find the home of their dreams in Hampton, Virginia.
A couple is on the hunt for a piece of paradise for them and their kids on Florida's Anna Maria Island. They want a place where they can unwind from their busy life in Venice, Florida, but agreeing on amenities may not be so easy. She wants a turn-key home with a pool where she can kick off her sandals and relax, while he's looking for a house with a fishing pier where he can connect with the kids while they reel in the catch of the day.
A family seeks a legacy beach home on the shores of Oak Island, North Carolina. Dad wants an outdoor space for summer barbecues, mom desires a big kitchen the whole family can cook in and the kids have decreed the house must have a pool.
A couple is ready to start the next chapter of their lives on the rocky shores of Poulsbo, Washington. She wants a home with breathtaking Pacific views and easy water access, while he has his heart set on finding a turnkey house with a gourmet kitchen. They hope to find a Northwest Coast gem in the competitive Poulsbo waterfront market in their price point.
A busy couple with two young kids wants to find a relaxing beachfront home on the peninsula of Hampton Roads, VA. With a budget of $500,000, they hope to find a home with a private dock and updated kitchen, but competition in this beachfront hot spot is fierce.
A couple from Seattle wants to live closer to the water and decides to look for a home on Washington's Camano Island. They're excited to find a home that's close enough for friends to visit, and while she's looking for a place with a west-facing view, he's hoping for a fire pit where they can gather for beachside bonfires.
A busy couple with full-time careers and a 12-year-old daughter is looking for a forever home in Palm Coast, Florida, where they can start their vacation as soon as they come through the door. She's all about the views, while he wants to be in a quiet neighborhood, preferably near a golf course.
Busy professionals Shashin and Sejal hunt for the perfect beach getaway in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, where they can soak up the sun and relax. With a budget of $1.3 million, they hope to find an open-concept home with an ocean-facing deck that's also close to town.