Fashion and interior designers Zoe and Aki risk everything to open a clothing boutique on the sun soaked island nation of Malta. But before the business, the couple first needs to build a home. Will they find the ideal blank canvas to create their vision? Or will the burden of financing a home and store force them to reconsider their future? Find out when House Hunters takes a dip in Mediterranean Malta.
Garrett Parker lived his whole life in insular Alaska. It wasn't until college - and his father moving away to Ecuador - that he began to see journey in his future. After saving up by working long, hard hours on the Alaskan pipeline, Garrett is ready to join his father in investing along the coast of Ecuador. Manta is a dream for a young investor. Prices are low and the tide is high. And with help from dear old dad - a real estate agent - Garrett is hoping to snag a sweet beach house for his $150 thousand dollar budget. However, his dad, Richard, thinks a condo is a better investment in this still rapidly developing city. Will Garrett listen to fatherly advice and choose a condo? Or will his search for a good time lure him to the best party house on the beach? Find out when House Hunters International hangs ten in Manta, Ecuador.
Paul St. John, an American software executive, and Meinhard St. John, a part-time actor and model, met in Chicago seven years ago. One and a half years later, they relocated to Stockholm, Sweden for Paul's work. Now that they have decided to adopt a child, they are moving to the affluent suburb of Hellerup, Denmark to be closer to Meinhard's family and many mutual friends. Located just four miles north of Copenhagen, Hellerup is surrounded by green parks, woods and beaches - making it one of the most desirable places to live. With a budget of two million dollars, the couple are confident that realtor Christian van der star Byskov will find them a family-friendly home with all the features they desire. The long wish list includes four bedrooms, at least two bathrooms, nanny quarters, a great kitchen with open floor plan and a nice location close to good schools and parks. Will Paul and Meinhard overcome their stubborness and strong opinions to find the perfect house? Find out when House Hunters heads to Hellerup, Denmark.
Valerie Bartholomew and Corwin Combdon are turning a short winter's break into a prelude to a move. With a love of adventure and dreams of the beach, they're quitting their jobs to call the Dominican Republic home. Realtor Tay Oz shows them how far their budget can go and offers a variety of options from private living to beachside paradise. Will they make it work? Will they find work? Tune in when House Hunters International sets sail for Sosua in the Dominican Republic.
Stasha and David Ashton dreamed of a life in France for their 4 young children. A year long home exchange made it happen. But when it was over, they weren't ready to stay goodbye to the colorful village of Mougins - once a haven for painter Pablo Picasso. Having received their family's blessing back home in Arizona, Stasha and David are seeking out their Provencial dream home. But they're shocked to find that 1.3 million dollars doesn't go very far in this region of France. Many homes in their village are in need of risky renovations that could push their dream to the edge. For Stasha, the risk is worth the reward. But David errs on the side of practical. Will the Ashtons stay in Mougins and renovate? Or will they move further away to keep things simple? Find out when House Hunters International explores Provence.
For years Jay and Heather Doyle have longed to provide their kids Alevia and Glenn with a uniquely European childhood. After landing a job in the Netherlands, the Philadelphia transplants now find themselves in Dutch temp housing, with only weeks to find their ideal family home. Between claustrophobic kitchens and tub-less bathrooms, will the Doyles find the house that meets the needs of the entire family? Or will the dreary Dutch skies dampen their domestic dream? Find out, when House Hunters explores rain-soaked Delft!
During the long Finnish winters, Marianne Blomqvist longed for warm sunshine. During a trip down under to Cairns, Australia she found her utopia and vowed to one day make this Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef her home. Relocating from her small town in Finland to a big city like Cairns is overwhelming, so she's found a local friend, Kelly, to help her navigate the sprawling suburbs and a Real Estate Agent, Sandra Rowan, to help narrow them down. But one thing is certain: now that she's in the ideal location, Marianne won't let her $250 thousand dollar budget keep her from the home of her dreams - even if it means extensive renovating that could send her budget soaring. The question is: will she live out her fantasy on the waterfront or in the suburbs? Find out when House Hunters travels down under to Cairns, Australia.
At a crossroads in life, Dennis Snijders left friends and family behind in his native Netherlands to meet his girlfriend Megan in the tropical paradise of Cairns. Located along the coast of the Coral Sea, Cairns is the perfect spot for these outdoor enthusiasts to dive into some adventure and pursue their passions: Dennis is a motor biker; Megan is a photographer. But priority number one is finding the picture-perfect home by the beach. Operating with a four hundred thousand dollar, real estate agent Andy Twomey knows he's got his work cut out for him - the property market in Oz is tricky and rolling up their sleeves may be the only way for Dennis and Megan to secure their ticket to paradise. But do Dennis and Megan want to spend their time in the tropics fixing up a home? Or will a turn-key be too easy to turn down? Find out when House Hunters coasts to Cairns, Australia.
As a girl in Australia, Sarah Ward longed to experience life on a different hemisphere. At 22 years old, she packed her bags to live in London. While there, she met her husband Russell, a fellow travel junkie and the two took a chance on a move to Vancouver, Canada. After 8 years away from her homeland, Sarah is bringing Russell down under, to settle down into married life on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. Widely renowned for its beauty, laid back lifestyle and a wealth of outdoor activities, the Northern Beaches is a perfect match for Russell and Sarah, but property on the beach is expensive. With their savings in tow, Russell and Sarah are betting on real estate agent Tim Cullen to find them the best their budget can afford.
Sarkis and Natasha grew up in Japan where his family has traded precious gems for generations. Sarkis has decided to take on a new job in Europe's diamond capital, Antwerp, Belgium. The pressures of starting a new business and finding a new home are daunting. Without family or friends nearby, their new home will be Natasha's universe when Sarkis travels. Where to start? Local realtor, Martin Coppens knows they have much to learn about Antwerp's real estate market, and what their money will buy. He devises a strategy that at turns surprises, then disappoints and finally thrills Sarkis and Natasha with the house they finally chose.
University admin Steve McKoy is trading in dreary London skies for the sun kissed beaches of Salvador, Brazil. On his first visit, Salvador's seductive appeal inspired Steve to make the ultimate impulse to buy an African bar in the city's historic colonial center. Before opening shop, however, Steve must land the ideal Brazilian abode. Will Steve be swayed by beachside modern condo luxury? Or wowed by 17th century colonial style flair? Or will Steve's constant second guessing send him packing back to England? Find out, when House Hunters soaks up the sun in Salvador!
The Liljefors are ditching the city life with one goal in mind - to join the ranks of Swedish homeowners. For the uninitiated city dweller, suburban living can be a tough nut to crack. Will the pursuit of homespun bliss leave Peter and Erica underwhelmed? Find out when House Hunters moves to Malmo, Sweden.
The Baillies are moving to a far flung island and life will never be the same. Tropical pleasures abound and living there doesn't come cheap. Can the Baillies replace the homestead they took for granted back in Vancouver? Find out when professional real estate agent Nakia Warner helps a Canadian family drop anchor in beautiful Bermuda.
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