Come along as we follow up with some former house hunters who changed their homes with the tried and true practice of do-it-yourself repairs. In Ojochal, Costa Rica, Sharon and Vee tried to breathe new life into an old home. In Kaiserslautern, Germany, Nicole and Xavier found out that sometimes buying new means doing everything yourself, and in Belfast, Ireland, Sydney and Ciaran opted for a fixer upper over Ciaran's wish for a turn-key home. See how these former international house hunters did it all themselves!
We're following up with some former house hunters who left the renting world behind to purchase their first homes. In Perth, Australia, Anel enlisted her designer friend, Jean, to help her turn a fixer upper into a sleek and stylish abode. In the Parisian suburb of Bondy, John and Elisa purchased their first home together, but now Elisa is the head of the household. And in Drammen, Norway, Runi and Miguel found a place to create the family home they'd always dreamed of for their kids. Find out how these former house hunters are adjusting to owning their very first homes.
These former house hunters didn't just get a new home out of their house hunt, they also got new careers! In Belize, bikers Kenney and Dory went looking for a place where Kenney could retire and Dory could build her growing embroidery venture. Jonathan and Lisa moved to East Sussex, England, for Jonathan's job at a winery, but now Lisa is making an impact with a new career in local government. And in Johannesburg, South Africa, Ryan and Leyla built a dream home to go along with their dream jobs. See how these former house hunters are adjusting to new lives, new homes and new careers.
See how some of our favorite former house hunters are doing in their new lives on islands in the sun. On mystical Easter Island, Alicia and Marcus went looking for something new but found out that sometimes it's better to stick with what you know. Andy and Fiona moved their kids to the island of Dominica to escape the corporate rat race and spend more time as a family. And in Tenerife, Andy and Gill hoped to find a move-in ready home, but ended up with yet another daunting renovation project. Find out how they've managed to transform their lives far from the mainland.
Come along as we follow up with some favorite former house hunters who doubled down on their new lives with second properties. In Montevideo, Uruguay, Erica and Greg's growing family prompted them to buy a second and eventually a third apartment in order to start a short-term rental business. Michael and Amanda moved their son to San Ignacio, Belize for a simpler life, but once they realized they already lived in paradise, they bought another home on the island to serve as their weekend getaway. And in Tel Aviv, Israel, Moran has once again enlisted the help of her sister Liad to turn a shell of an apartment into a beautiful new home for her quickly expanding family. Find out why these countries were so nice that these former hunters decided to buy there twice!
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