A Boston couple follows the job opportunity of a lifetime to Sheffield, England. The new job may not allow them time to complete renovation projects on a fixer-upper, so they're willing to push their budget for the perfect turnkey property if necessary. Will they be able to live their dream in England?
An Atlanta couple with hectic work schedules travels as a necessary escape from busy city life. After a recent visit to Reykjavik, Iceland, they fell in love with the area so much they decided to buy a vacation home there. The couple has interior design experience and is open to finding a place in the middle of town where they can create something unique, but they're not ruling out a budget-friendly turnkey home where they can just relax.
A St. Louis couple works toward their commitment of maintaining strong connections with their blended family. In an attempt to motivate the family to spend more time together, they decide to find a second home in sunny Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where they hope to eventually open a bed and breakfast. With the help of their kids, the couple is hoping to find the perfect home that can balance everyone's different priorities.
A real estate agent moves to Amsterdam after vacationing in Western Europe and falling in love with the canals. She knows her home should reflect her real estate expertise so she's setting out to find an impressive pet and budget-friendly home near the canal belt. Will Amsterdam meet her big expectations?
A couple follows a job opportunity to Mexico and is in search of the perfect new home. While one of them grew up in Latin America, they have lived in the United States for 16 years and have grown accustomed to the country's modern conveniences. The Mexican-style houses may provide some challenges, but will they be able to overcome them and find their dream home?
Retired law enforcement officers take a rest in sunny Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. They've been vacationing in Cabo for over 26 years and while they're eager to own their own piece of paradise, their lengthy wish list may be difficult to fulfill. Will they find their dream home in their favorite vacation spot?
After 25 years apart, Brent and Jennifer have rekindled their flame and have agreed to move to St. Thomas to start a new phase of life together. Brent is taking the conservative approach to home buying, while Jennifer will settle for nothing less than a dream house if she's going to leave her grandkids behind in Indianapolis. They want nothing more than to be together in paradise, but they're going to have to make some major compromises to find the perfect spot for their long awaited reunion.
British native Keith and American Laura met while living in Bermuda and discovered their mutual dream of one day living in France. Together they've saved up enough money to move to France and open a bed and breakfast and bakery. With their second child on the way, Laura has their budget and a turnkey property in mind, while Keith fancies customizing their new home by doing some renovating. Can Keith persuade Laura to embrace a fixer-upper?
When Florida physician Richard was offered the chance to practice medicine in Whitianga, New Zealand, he and wife Juliet jumped at the opportunity to raise their 5-year-old son in a less populated area more focused on nature. Juliet is hoping for a turnkey home so they can begin their adjustment to a new country immediately, while Richard sees value in taking on a renovation project to construct the home of their dreams. See which sensibility prevails as House Hunters International goes to Whitianga, New Zealand.
Canadians Scott and Nancy have long dreamed of making a permanent home in warm, sunny Costa Rica. The time is finally right, so they've purchased two restaurants there and now need to find their dream home. Nancy has a single priority: a tropical home with an ocean view. Scott, however, has other concerns, like location and budget.
Tifany and Nathan always dreamed of living abroad, and a teaching job offer in Saint-Germain-En-Laye, France, is making it a reality. Without any family nearby to pitch in with childcare for their toddler son, Thompson, they have new expenses to keep in mind and a small budget to work with as they look for a place to call home. Tifany is focused on practical amenities for day-to-day life, but Nathan wants to return home from his pharmaceutical job on the road to a place with authentic French charm.
A romantic courtship brought Swedish-born opera singer Simon to the US, where he found love and marriage with artist Lana. However, a dream job with the Royal Swedish Opera now has the lovebirds moving back to Sweden. Stockholm's tight and expensive rental market presents endless challenges as Lana wants space for her art and the couple's beloved dog, Bigsby. Lana also wants to be in the convenient and artistic city center, but Simon's knowledge of the area and budget concerns point to a more affordable suburban lifestyle.
After years of working in Dubai, Sandy and Alan are anxious to permanently return to their home country of South Africa. Sandy is looking forward to reconnecting with her South African roots, while Alan's utmost concern is making a smart investment in Cape Town's booming real estate market. When Alan is called back to Dubai before finding the perfect property, he must rely on the couple's son, Ryan, to reign in Sandy's dreamy desires for a home that suits them all.
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