Greg and Sherrill currently live in North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. Greg works in the military and met Sherrill while he was stationed outside of Dallas. They later moved to Topsail Island when Greg was relocated there. While they've been renting for a few years, they've finally saved up enough to buy their dream home on the water. With Greg being deployed, it's up to Sherrill to lead the search. With the help of real estate agent and friend, Jenna Morton, they hope to find the perfect beachfront condo for only $199,000.
Jeana and Eric live busy lives with their two daughters in Highland, Utah. After a trip down the Pacific Coast they fell in love with Lincoln City, Oregon, and are looking to purchase a vacation home amongst the pine trees and rocky cliffs. Only a half-day trip from Utah, Jeana, Eric and their daughters love the unique beaches of this Pacific Northwest location. They are hoping to find a beach home that offers relaxation but also brings in revenue through renting. With the help of local real estate agent Feather Hryczyk, this family of four is setting their sights on a family vacation home for under $299,000.
Kellie and Duane have their sights set on a family vacation home on beautiful Dauphin Island, Alabama. With an abundance of budget-friendly activities like crabbing, shelling and biking, the area is perfect for the entire family. Plus, at 14 miles long and less than 2 miles wide, the water is never more than a short walk away. With the help of local real estate agent Dot Small, Kellie and Duane will search for a seaside home steps from the sand for under $250,000.
Jeff and Kate met in college and one of their first dates was along the shores of Ocean City, Maryland. Soon they not only fell in love with each other and were married, but they both developed a strong bond with the bustling seaside metropolis. Now, with a child on the way, Jeff and Kate feel there would be no better way to escape their hectic lives in Baltimore and build precious family memories, than with an Ocean City beach house of their own. After a lengthy period of saving, Jeff and Kate hope real estate agent Billy Barr, will find them the perfect vacation home right on the water for $315,000 or less.
Cary and Ryan currently live in Durham, North Carolina, and are looking to buy a home in Carolina Beach. They both went to school nearby and really miss being closer to the water. Since they both work from home, they're looking to not only buy a house, but office space must be included. With the help of real estate agent Travis Beatty, they hope to find the perfect beachfront getaway where they can work and play for only $340,000.
April and Robert currently live in Stamford, Connecticut, and are looking for a beach home in Branford, Connecticut. Located along the Long Island Sound, this New England town is the perfect place for this couple to unwind after long shifts working as a nurse and paramedic. Plus, moving north to a more affordable county will make it easier to find a property close to the water. With the help of local real estate agent Vicky Welch, this young couple is searching to scope out a spot with a sea view all for under $350,000.
Jennifer and Brian live hectic lives with their three children in Lakeway, Texas. After spending the past seven years visiting the Gulf Coast community of Port Aransas, the family would love to purchase their very own vacation home along its sandy, sun-kissed shores. But with a limited inventory available, Jennifer and Brian hope local real estate agent Jacob Payne can find them a deal on a family getaway all within their budget of $375,000.
Jim and Tina have been visiting Cocoa Beach, Florida, for the past ten years. The area has provided them with a lot of special memories, and it's even where they got engaged. With so many special times on these sands, they'd rather not stray so they're on the hunt for a vacation home. Only an hour from their home in Winter Garden, Florida, Cocoa Beach is close enough to be convenient, but far enough away to feel like vacation. Jim and Tina agree that this is the perfect place for them, but they don't agree on the price. Jim is comfortable spending whatever it takes to find the home of their dreams, while Tina would like to keep costs low. Local real estate agent Jackie Griffin will help this couple search to find a seaside condo for under $350,000.
Michael, Kami, and their three daughters currently live in Katy, Texas, and are looking to find a beach getaway in Sargent, Texas. Located just 75 miles from Houston with access to the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico, this coastal community is one of Texas's best-kept secrets. While Michael and Kami agree on a vacation home in Sargent, they are at odds over what's most important -- access to fishing or the beach. Michael has a lifelong dream of fishing in his backyard, while Kami craves the beach. With the help of local real estate agent Joanne Hogan, this family of five will search for a spot to satisfy their seaside needs, all for under $150,000.
Tami and Don are from Enterprise, Florida, and have two kids, Izzy and Zander. Living less than an hour away from New Smyrna Beach, they've spent plenty of time there and think it's the ideal vacation destination for their family and friends. With the help of real estate agent Carl Vasile, they hope to find the perfect beachfront home and investment property, all for under $275,000.
Kim and her two daughters, Jen and Melissa, have been going on vacation to the beach for as long as they can remember. After years of renting, they are ready to combine resources and invest in a beach home for their three families in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Just across the border from Florida, this small town boasts white sandy beaches and Southern hospitality, making it the perfect vacation location for these Ohio natives. With the help of local real estate agent Jim Bailey, this mother-daughter trio will search for a seaside home for the entire family, all for under $350,000.
Jim and Pam are college sweethearts from Houston, Texas, and have two kids, Will and Abigail. While Pam has been coming to Rockport since she was a child, Jim only recently discovered the wonders of this charming fishing community. With all of the amazing outdoor activities that Rockport has to offer, they think this is a great place to create some lasting family memories with the kids. With the help of real estate agent Phyllis Kline, they hope to find the perfect beachfront home for under $250,000.
After a cross-country road trip with her husband, Andy, Katie fell in love with the rough and tumble beaches of Washington's Puget Sound. Traveling with everything they needed in the back of the car, they realized that tiny living was enjoyable and could open up their possibilities of owning the beachfront property of their dreams. Tucked away in the northwestern corner of Washington, the area provides endless shoreline, wildlife around every corner and is perfect for their outdoor lifestyle. With Andy away for work and Katie's son at school, it's the perfect time for a girls' trip with her daughter, Caroline, to search for a small sanctuary on the sands of the Puget Sound. With the help of local real estate agent Susan Henry, this pair will look to avoid paying a small fortune and take a big leap toward a tiny house for under $375,000.
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