New parents Bill and Sarah are leaving Philadelphia to move to Johannesburg for a job opportunity. They have travelled and lived abroad before but have never been to sub Saharan Africa, so they must navigate a new place while navigating parenthood. Sarah wants plenty of space for herself and the baby since Bill will be traveling for work, but Bill is more concerned that the new family will only have one income so he wants to stick to the budget.
A Minnesota couple is excited to find new adventures after following a job opportunity to Nairobi, Kenya. After some serious thought and a scout trip, they decide this move will be great for the entire family. An international move won't be easy with two young kids, however, and every one is expecting something different from this experience.
After brief stays in Asia, Africa and Europe, this globetrotting military family is ready for some stability in a German forever home. They're looking forward to living closer to family and getting away from the dreary winters of Helsinki. Though he wanted to relocate to Southeast Asia, he's hoping to at least get some of the items on his wish list in this German dream home.
After five years of traveling the globe, this yoga instructor is ready to settle down in Porsgrunn, Norway with her boyfriend. While she wants a home near the sea with enough space for her yoga classes, he has his heart set on living near the mountains. Will they find the nature retreat they both dream of for their first home together?
A Pennsylvania native jumps at the opportunity to live abroad with her boyfriend after he is presented with a job opportunity in Warsaw, Poland. But while she insists on having all the comforts of home, he is content living with the bare minimum. In the end, they must decide on splurging on a home or saving up for international exploration.
After first meeting in Nairobi five years ago, a long-distance couple is ready to settle down in Rome. She has lived in Kenya her entire life and a home with outdoor green space is at the top of her list, but he wants to be in the city center for all its convenience. Their property consultant shows them three unique properties knowing it will require compromising on their differing wish lists to make a final decision.
After a family sailing adventure in the Caribbean, a couple and their four children are heading back to Manta, Ecuador, to seize the opportunity for a future home in Ecuador's affordable real estate market. They both agree on a beachfront property with a pool, but he wants privacy out of town while her comfort level lies in town where she and the kids can interact with the locals. With Manta growing exponentially, they do have several high-end options around their price range, but the idea of the perfect home will be up for debate.
A couple wants to buy their forever home before being priced out of a rising real estate market in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Location is key as they want to be able to walk to all Cabo has to offer, but she prefers the convenience of a condo while he desires the privacy of a standalone house.
A Texas couple wants to introduce their son to his heritage by buying a house in Faaborg, Denmark. They both want a home with old Danish charm, but she prefers move-in ready in the city center while he dreams of a fixer-upper outside of town.
Former two-time Major League All-Star Shea Hillenbrand is moving his foundation that teaches kids vital team-building skills to his favorite vacation spot of Puerto Penasco, Mexico. A vacation home on the beach will give him and his wife a home base and allow them to spend time with their kids while giving back to the local community. His major-league success makes him want to go big, however, and he's willing to break the budget for the right place. She, on the other hand, has a finance background so she's keenly aware of just how much money they can afford on a second home. It's a struggle that'll keep each of them swinging for the tie-breaking run.
The competitive spirit runs deep in these international rally car drivers who recently fell in love. After following a job opportunity to Northampton, England, the lovebirds are on the market for their first home together. They have a lot to learn about each other and it all comes out during their house hunt. She's on a visa that doesn't allow her to work but their single income doesn't stop her from ignoring dollar signs to get what she wants. Bending each other's opinions toward their own may just be their competitive style, but can newfound love change their natures?
As a lawyer and single mom to 5-year-old twins, Anna has a busy life in New York City. She fell in love with Iceland after just one trip, and she wants to share it with her kids by buying a home in Reykjavik where they can walk the city and enjoy easy access to the majestic outdoor surroundings. Even though she has a comfortable budget, it may only go so far downtown, so if she can be flexible on location, most of the other items on Anna's wish list might be within reach.
Clint and Emily, who met in Greece and traveled Europe together for two years, are moving to Utrecht, Netherlands, for a job transfer. She hopes to recapture the excitement of their European escapades by settling into the hustle and bustle of downtown Utrecht, but he's willing to ditch the city center for a spacious suburban home to accommodate visits from his three children. Most of their time, however, will be spent without Clint's children, and Emily believes they should prioritize their own lifestyle and what they're looking for in a house.
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