Fed up with the rising costs of vacations, a couple sets out to make their dreams of owning a beach home a reality. The couple decides that St. Croix, the largest of the US Virgin Islands, would be the perfect place for a retreat along the Caribbean Sea after only one visit. Aware of the affordable housing market but unsure of where to start the house hunt, the couple uses an agent to help find their ideal private oasis while staying under budget.
A Texas father-daughter team searches for the perfect vacation spot in La Ceiba, Honduras. After visiting many times, they've fallen in love with the adventurous aspect of the area's jungles and La Ceiba's location in the northern part of the country. The duo is ready for their next venture but will they have the budget for the seaside home of their dreams?
A couple in Portland, Oregon, is tired of the traffic and commotion of their expanding city and are ready to get away with their young daughter to a vacation house outside of town. Being on the beach is their main priority, so the affordability of the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington, combined with its manageable driving distance from Portland, makes it the perfect fit. A secluded getaway with a chain of coastal towns, the couple sets their sights on Ocean Park to relax and unwind on the area's untouched Pacific beaches for under $375,000.
In North Reading, Massachusetts, a husband hopes to convince his wife that purchasing a beachfront property would provide them and their three children with the perfect vacation getaway. He feels that the North Shore of Massachusetts would be the ideal location, as it offers a variety of quaint beach towns that the entire family enjoys. With the help of a local real estate agent, he hopes to persuade her by finding an affordable property listed for $299,000 or less.
A Phoenix, AZ, family is tired of living in the desert and is looking to move full-time to the beach. After watching a variety of travel shows, they've fallen in love with the tropical island of Roatan, Honduras. Will they be able to find their perfect seaside home and relocate under budget?
A couple and their two children from Valdosta, Georgia, have rented vacation properties in Miramar Beach, Florida, for years. Now, the couple hopes to generate a rental income of their own to supplement their purchase of a vacation home. With the help of a local agent, they look to purchase the perfect waterfront condo for under $380,000.
A couple that grew up living on the water and spending time on the beach begin longing for their waterfront memories after living in land-locked Oklahoma. The family loves vacationing in the quaint town of Freeport, TX, and decides to find their forever home there. Will they find their perfect beachfront vacation home and once again live by the sea?
After years of saving and countless trips to Mexico, Kenn and Paddy are ready for the life-changing adventure of running their own business. They love the lifestyle and culture of the small fishing village of Chelem, Mexico, and they've enlisted the help of local real estate agent to show them a tropical beachside property they can call home and turn into a bustling bed and breakfast, all for only $195,000.
Growing up in the area of Orange Beach, Alabama, Jamie and Jamie spent a lot of time on the sand, but their life with three children it has made it difficult to catch a break on the beach. Conveniently located only 20 minutes from their home, Jamie and Jamie feel that purchasing a beachfront property in Orange Beach is a great opportunity to spend more time with their children. They're turning to their friend and local real estate agent to help them find a fun-filled vacation condo with a view, all for under $340,000.
A large blended family shops for a vacation home in Panama City Beach, FL. The family visits the area frequently and enjoys its luxurious white sands, rolling emerald waves and the fact that the tropical-feeling vacation area is only six hours from their homes in Georgia and Alabama. Aside from the picturesque natural beauty, the family also notices the booming vacation rental market and is ready to purchase a beachfront condo they can rent out to other families. Will they find their dream beachfront vacation spot on their budget?
A mother-daughter team of real estate agents living in The Woodlands, TX, decides it's the right time to buy a beachfront vacation home in the nearby town of Galveston. The duo loves visiting the town with their large family and enjoys all the great local attractions. Combining their expertise, the two search the sands for the perfect waterfront retreat the whole family can enjoy.
A couple gets a jump-start on their family vacations by buying a condo overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in beautiful Pensacola Beach, FL. They both have wonderful childhood memories of visiting the area and want their two children to have the same positive experience in their own vacation home. Will the family find the perfect beachfront condo for quality family time like they've envisioned?
Chase and Anna Claire grew up vacationing in Destin, Florida, and want to purchase a property to give their kids the same experiences. The couple also wants to rent the property when they're away, so they enlist a local real estate agent to help them find a condo overlooking the emerald waters for up to $350,000.
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