High school sweethearts Michael and Helene have decided to move to historic Heidelberg, Germany. Its central location in Europe is the perfect launching point for their international travels, which they document in their successful lifestyle and travel blog. While they agree on the city, however, Helene and Michael don't agree on the location within the city. Helene wants to find a place in the city center, but Michael wants a suburban spot with room for their two dogs.
With rising real estate prices edging them out of a larger home in the Bay Area, Gary and Christine have decided to quit their jobs, sell everything and move their family to Austria to run a bed and breakfast. Gary wants to be near the lake to attract more guests, and he's open to a fixer upper. Christine, however, wants a turnkey place for a smoother transition, and she wants the family to be closer to town.
Amanda's dream job opportunity means moving from Nashville to Nuremberg, Germany. To soften the blow of leaving her family and friends behind, she's hoping to live a fairy-tale life in the heart of Nuremberg's social scene. But Amanda's budget will only go so far in Nuremberg's fast-paced market, and her friend reminds her that going over budget means she'll have less money to visit her loved ones.
A Nebraska couple moves to Barcelona to pursue a PhD. She's excited to find a home in the midst of the city's art, architecture and history, but he's perfectly happy living a student's life on a student's budget in the suburbs near his school.
A globetrotting couple from Texas decides to buy a second home in Burgundy. The high school sweethearts want a home with French charm and plenty of room for family to visit, but they don't want to blow their budget in the pricey countryside.
Empty nesters are ready to purchase a piece of paradise in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. He wants to live on the beach, but she wants an authentic Mexican experience in the jungle. The tiebreaker just might go to their beloved pug.
Married Italian and Irish expatriates decide to move their family from Houston back to his quiet suburban hometown of Greystones, Ireland. Budget, style and location are the triple challenge in this house hunt as she wants a traditional detatched house with a big yard for the kids and close proximity to town.
A mother wants to return to her hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, to give her son the same childhood experience. But while she feels a city lifestyle would be best, her cousin thinks she should buy a home in the suburbs to be closer to the rest of the family. With two strong personalities to contend with, the real estate agent has her hands full trying to complete the homecoming to Kingston.
After 40 years of the daily grind as a designer in NYC, Fern is ready to fulfill her lifelong dream of living in Europe by moving to Lisbon, Portugal. She wants a home with Portuguese charm near the city center that she can design herself. But while Lisbon is more affordable than most European hot spots, can she remain practical enough to afford to live her dream?
Medieval re-enactors Liz and Gordon are off to Ireland to pursue their dream of owning a castle where they can host events and live out their alter egos among authentic backdrops. But while their appetite for history is endless, their budget is finite, and Liz and Gordon may have to settle for a fixer upper that they can transform into the castle of their dreams.
Chef Krista went to France to become a sommelier and then decided to sell her California home and move to Paris permanently. With the market booming and home prices in Paris on the rise, Krista calls on her best friend, Stanley, to help her invest her life savings. She wants the cafe culture of central Paris with a big enough space to entertain. For better or worse, Stanley won't let her settle, even if her small budget requires some concessions.
Travel blogger Jeremy has been all over the world, and now he's ready to put down roots in Mexico City. He's narrowed his focus to two neighborhoods and has high expectations, but he's realizing that it will be difficult to get everything he wants at a decent price. Luckily he has the help of a friend and fellow travel blogger to help him make a sound investment.
Newlyweds Amber and Erek are pursuing Erek's dream of being a musician by moving from upstate New York to Amber's hometown of Bendigo, Australia. The couple looks forward to living near family and Bendigo's thriving music scene. But Amber's family lives outside of town, and the music scene is hotter than hot downtown, so the newlyweds will have to compromise on a location that meets both their needs.
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