An English teacher and world traveler has her sights set on the Czech Republic as a permanent residence where she can find a job that will utilize her MBA and be much closer to her boyfriend in London. Her friend, an expat from Poland, agrees to help her with the language barrier during her house hunt.
When a job opens up new possibilities in Belgium, long-distance couple Mitchell and James decide to take a chance on a new life together. Brussels is new territory for both of them, but being out of the honeymoon mode is forcing the couple to look at their real differences and discover that coming together might not be as easy as just living in the same town.
Newlyweds Nimarta and Chris have always bonded over the love they have for travel. Now they must choose a first home together in Groningen, Netherlands. They can't agree on city center versus countryside, but on a one income budget, finding a compromise is necessary. Will they find a location that won't break the bank so they can continue their European adventure?
Career Navy officer Kevin, his wife, Erin, and their baby are being relocated to Devon, England. Erin wants to be close to a village to insure the conveniences of city life she left behind in San Diego, but Kevin wants to find a home that immerses him in the vast English countryside. With long-term rentals on the touristic English coastline at a premium, they must choose between a wide range of properties to find what is best for their small family.
A job opportunity has brought Patrick and his wife, Laura, to England's capital city. They think the perfect place to live is in the London suburb of Greenwich, and after leaving the slow Southern life behind, Patrick's ready to embrace the change of atmosphere with a modern city apartment. But Laura's traded her career and the comforts of home to support Patrick, so she believes he should compromise on her wish for a charming English cottage.
Viktor and Karina are leaving the hills and freeways of Los Angeles and returning to Amsterdam where they first met years ago, except this time, they're a family of four with two-year-old twins. The couple would like to live in an apartment in the city center, but it's a challenge for their budget and Viktor, who wants a home with ground floor access to avoid using stairs to transport twins, prams and shopping carts. Karina wants to find the best place for her family and the kids, which means plenty of space and a terrace or park nearby. Will they be able to find a place they both love that meets all of their needs while staying within Viktor's strict budget?
Ruth raised her kids and developed her career in Canada, but she's always had an interest in living abroad, particularly after her time traveling as an athlete for Team Canada. After her divorce, she saw an opportunity to shake things up and found a dream job in small town Belgium where she can start her new adventure. Her childhood friend Heather joins the hunt to help Ruth keep her new life on track, but both women are concerned Ruth may have a hard time transitioning because she's never been on her own before. Can they overlook their different opinions in order to help Ruth find a home she loves?
Classic empty nester Andrea is ready to fly the coop in Canada and build a new life in Bucharest, Romania. She is looking forward to her teaching job but wants to spend her spare time exploring Eastern Europe and all it has to offer. On a teacher's salary in an unknown city, she needs all the help she can get, and fellow Canadian Katie is there to help. However, practicality is not Andrea's strong point and making a decision on where to live will not be easy.
After two years of renting, Hubert is ready to buy his first home and put down permanent roots in London. He wants to find a bachelor pad as close as financially possible to pricey Central London, but his mom is thinking long term. She believes that her son should look to the suburbs and invest in a property fit for a family. There's very little compromise as House Hunters International minds the gap in London.
After a vacation to Australia, Polish engineers are ready to ditch cold winters to raise their son in sunny Manly. Enamored by the beach lifestyle, they are on the hunt for a two-bedroom home, but their limited budget may not allow for the extra space they desire.
When Brian got the opportunity through work to transfer from Indianapolis to London, he and his wife, Alexis, knew it was an opportunity they couldn't pass up. Since they'll have to help their young son adjust to the move, Alexis is adamant about finding a comfortable home in a family-friendly neighborhood. Brian wants to make Alexis happy, but he also wants to make sure he can provide for his family and not wind up house poor in a very expensive city.
Chris and Shannon live a comfortable life in their beloved suburban neighborhood of Grass Lake, Michigan. When Chris receives a job abroad in Germany, they surprise each other by deciding the opportunity is too good to pass up. They both feel their four kids are living a sheltered life in Grass Lake, and now, this couple is going out of their comfort zone to move to the historic city of Augsburg to help broaden their children's world views. Shannon is willing to sacrifice apartment size for the culture and convenience of city living. Chris, however, is much more interested in a shorter commute to maximize family time and getting more bang for their buck outside the city. Shannon freely admits she often gets her way, so it may take more than the help of a real estate agent for these two to compromise.
When Alex lands a job in the United Kingdom, he and his wife Christine are both skeptical about leaving family and friends in Columbus, Ohio, but they decide to take a leap of faith and move to Norwich, England. However, location turns out to be an issue when they start to look for a place to live. Will Alex get his way and have a convenient commute every single day or will Christine get her way and live in the city center?
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