About the show

House Hunters International takes the hunt to a whole new level - renovation! Follow along as home seekers travel the world with a big vision and an even bigger tool belt. See which property they choose, and watch as they renovate and decorate, turning a global fantasy into the home of their dreams.
Season 1, Episode 3

Tackling an Italian Renovation before the Wedding Bells Ring

Elisa Scarton left behind her fast-paced life in Melbourne to join her fiancé Giulio in his languid Tuscan hometown. Now, they're searching this sleepy Italian village for a home to call their own. While Giulio's eager to dive into a renovation, Elisa's worried they won't be able to complete the project before the big day. As the clock ticks down, they'll battle one setback after another in a desperate bid to finish their home before the guests arrive and the wedding bells ring. House Hunters International says 'I do!' to a massive renovation in Manciano, Italy.

Sunday
Dec 21
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 6

A Unique Renovation in Johannesburg, South Africa

Ryan and Leyla followed their film careers from LA to Capetown. Now, with their four-year-old son, they're putting down roots in Johannesburg. While Leyla's looking for a move-in-ready space they can settle into quickly, Ryan's hoping to create a home that's unlike any other. Driven by his singular vision, the Haidarians' renovation takes on a life of its own. Leyla's frustration mounts as endless inconveniences and ever-rising costs call Ryan's plan into question. House Hunters International plunges into a mammoth undertaking in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Thursday
Jul 16
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 13

Cuenca Calling

Hoping to spend more family time with their two daughters, Craig and Illiana have dreams of an income producing home in the low-cost city of Cuenca, Ecuador, that will allow them to retire at an early age. Despite having never visited Ecuador, they take the plunge and travel to South America with their savings on the line. After deciding between three uniquely Cuencan historic properties, it doesn't take long for their renovation to veer out of their control. From local building customs, to mud and straw walls to human remains on the property, the problems pile up and the renovation stretches on and on with no end in sight. Do Craig and Illiana have the time and money to obtain their dream of a family focused life, or will this strange renovation turn into a nightmare?

Friday
Jul 29
2pm | 1c
Season 1, Episode 7

Renovate Once, Shame on You, Renovate Twice, Shame on Me

It's not easy being married to someone from across the globe. After years living in Australia near Simone's family, the Davies family takes their first opportunity for Luke to return to Europe. But with a limited budget and big dreams to own a whole house in the center of Amsterdam, the Davies' will have to take on a project. And though they successfully renovated back in Australia, Simone remembers they needed her family as backup during the process while Luke can only remember the finished product. And with his closest family over in Wales, the Davies' dive into a renovation with only the help of Project Manager Huub Verwoolde, whose workers have to do everything twice to get it right in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Thursday
Jun 8
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 6

A Unique Renovation in Johannesburg, South Africa

Ryan and Leyla followed their film careers from LA to Capetown. Now, with their four-year-old son, they're putting down roots in Johannesburg. While Leyla's looking for a move-in-ready space they can settle into quickly, Ryan's hoping to create a home that's unlike any other. Driven by his singular vision, the Haidarians' renovation takes on a life of its own. Leyla's frustration mounts as endless inconveniences and ever-rising costs call Ryan's plan into question. House Hunters International plunges into a mammoth undertaking in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Thursday
Jun 15
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Goodbye Renting Worldwide, Hello Renovating in Brussels

After living and renting all over the world, the Manassehs found an international city that feels like home, and are ready for their first property purchase in Brussels. With their two young daughters in tow, they find their budget in the best family areas can only offer them varying levels of renovation. Stephanie is excited about customizing a dream home, but Andrew spent his childhood in half-done renovation projects and doesn't want to relive the nightmare. In the end, it's up to Stephanie to complete Andrew's office and the family's home when House Hunters International renovates in Brussels, Belgium.

Thursday
Jul 13
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 13

Cuenca Calling

Hoping to spend more family time with their two daughters, Craig and Illiana have dreams of an income producing home in the low-cost city of Cuenca, Ecuador, that will allow them to retire at an early age. Despite having never visited Ecuador, they take the plunge and travel to South America with their savings on the line. After deciding between three uniquely Cuencan historic properties, it doesn't take long for their renovation to veer out of their control. From local building customs, to mud and straw walls to human remains on the property, the problems pile up and the renovation stretches on and on with no end in sight. Do Craig and Illiana have the time and money to obtain their dream of a family focused life, or will this strange renovation turn into a nightmare?

Thursday
Aug 24
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

London Calling for a Victorian Renovation

After years of splitting time between Madrid and London, Richard is ready to settle down in England. With dreams of restoring a Victorian style fixer-upper, a difficult house hunt is just a prelude to hardships to come, as Richard quickly discovers that 19th Century charm comes with 19th Century problems. From mold to rot to woodworm, practically everything that could go wrong does. Can Richard--and his budget—adapt and persevere to emerge from the renovation with a Victorian home fit for a king?

Thursday
Sep 7
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 7

Come Sail Away

Retirees Rik and Aleid met online six years ago and haven't looked back. After spending the last three years sailing the Mediterranean and Black Seas on their 44' sail boat, they've decided to return to Amsterdam to be closer to their two grandchildren. But they're not ready to give up their sea legs just yet, opting for a houseboat. With Amsterdam's houseboat inventory being limited, and often very old, they know they'll be purchasing a fixer-upper. Even knowing this, however, does not prepare them for the unique challenges that accompany renovating a houseboat—and as the problems pile up, they threaten to sink the entire project.

Tuesday
Mar 27
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 10

A Scandiwork Project in Sodermanland County

With four children and a small apartment in Stockholm, Charlie and Becca are on the search for a country home in Sodermanland, Sweden for the whole family. They find a large home with more than enough space for the children, but more than a few renovations to be made. Always one for a DIY project, Charlie tackles the work himself and runs into several unexpected mishaps along the way. Will this house be a source of relaxation for this family, or too many headaches to handle?

Tuesday
Apr 24
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 13

Cuenca Calling

Hoping to spend more family time with their two daughters, Craig and Illiana have dreams of an income producing home in the low-cost city of Cuenca, Ecuador, that will allow them to retire at an early age. Despite having never visited Ecuador, they take the plunge and travel to South America with their savings on the line. After deciding between three uniquely Cuencan historic properties, it doesn't take long for their renovation to veer out of their control. From local building customs, to mud and straw walls to human remains on the property, the problems pile up and the renovation stretches on and on with no end in sight. Do Craig and Illiana have the time and money to obtain their dream of a family focused life, or will this strange renovation turn into a nightmare?

Tuesday
May 1
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

A House of Treasures in Languedoc-Roussillon

After surviving too many cold Maine winters, David and Carolyn are ready to return to their honeymoon site in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. Entranced by the wine, beach and charm of the south of France, this couple is ready to renovate a large home for their future together. Along with a trove of treasures left from the previous owners, they discover many a renovation hiccup along the way.

Tuesday
May 15
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 12

Racing Against the Renovation Clock

Peter and Catarina moved to Figueira de Foz, Portugal for a new pace of life near the beach, and to open up a café with Catarina's parents. The lease on their temporary rental is about to end, and they need to find a permanent home. With such a busy schedule, the couple finds it impossible to manage both a business and a full scale renovation on their new home. Will they be able to complete their project before their lease ends and they are forced to move in with Catarina's parents?

Tuesday
May 22
7am | 6c