Even though Law professor Karla McKanders has a successful career and a loving family, she's decided to spice up her life by applying for a fellowship to teach abroad. With her sister along for the house hunt, she's unsure if a traditional Moroccan apartment is the best way to immerse in Rabat's rich and vibrant culture. As the initial culture shock wears off and the reality of the market sets in, Karla will depend on real estate agent Laurent Paul Alteresco to help her find the right fit. Will she be able to make a final verdict on a new oasis? Find out when Karla spreads her wings in Rabat, Morocco.
A job opportunity at a cancer research lab allowed Andrew and wife, Virginia, to live the dream in southern France. After seven years away from Sydney, they've decided to return home to be closer to family but in their absence, the Sydney property market has grown beyond their imagination. With a modest budget, they'll have to make sacrifices but can they agree on the level of compromise? Find out when House Hunters International comes Home to Sydney, Australia.
Captivated by the Parisian way of life, nomadic couple Rich and Rachel are excited for the job opportunity that's allowing them settle long term in the City of Light. Paris is known for its beautiful yet cramped architecture, but with baby number two on the way, space is more important than ever. Hoping to find enough space for their soon to be family of 4, Rich and Rachel have decided to stretch out into the banlieues, or suburbs, of Paris. Property Consultant Adrian Leeds knows their $1300 budget will go farther in the banlieues but even here, space is considered petite by American standards. Rich and Rachel try to find a home that fits, when House Hunters International peruses the villages outside Paris, France.
After dating for 2 years, recent college grads Alex Clavelle and Molly Gray are ready to move out of their parents' houses in small town Vermont and in together. Seeking an adventure, this young couple sets their hearts on San Juan, Puerto Rico ? where they can immerse themselves in language and culture without needing a passport. Having never lived on their own, or outside of Vermont, setting up a new life will be a struggle. Hoping to find an affordable apartment close to work opportunities and the beach, Alex and Molly enlist help of Real Estate Agent Oriana Juvelier. With a $1000 per month budget they quickly realize living in a central location means making some sacrifices. Find out when House Hunters International settles in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Wendy and Damien met while working in Papua New Guinea. When Damien accepted a job offer in Indonesia's Borneo one year into their relationship, Wendy decided to join him. In Papua New Guinea, Wendy loved living like the locals for a sense of cultural immersion, even when it meant sacrificing western luxuries. But Damien's job will pay their rent in Borneo, providing an opportunity at a more lavish lifestyle. Will they forgo their objective of immersion for the finest in ex-pat living, or will they find a home that has the Indonesian lifestyle they crave? Find out when House Hunters International travels to Borneo, Indonesia.
Artist Sarah Peterson was a world traveler by the age of 22. After an inspirational trip to London resulted in a love match with her boyfriend Pedro, Sarah decided to take a chance on a dream of living abroad with him. But renting an apartment in their ideal location, London's Hackney district, has this young couple facing many challenges; a tight budget, London's notorious lack of space, and diverging priorities. Will this quirky couple agree upon an apartment in Hackney, or will they go out of town and over budget for happiness? Find out when House Hunters International marches into London, England.
Greg, a single guy with a background in geography, isn't just accepting a new job offer 186 miles inside the arctic circle?he talked his Miami-based friend Marc into helping him move there. So welcome to Norway! But as this blustery winter wonderland puts their 'bromance' to the test, can an intrepid scientist find a swank bachelor pad in one of the most remote places on earth? Find out when Greg drags his buddy Marc thousands of miles up to the one and only Troms?, Norway.
After moving around the world six times, Milos, Mirjana and their two small children are finally going to be able to settle down near family in London. Unfortunately for them their in-laws live in one of the priciest areas in the city. With a limited budget they'll have to compromise on space for the best location. They've already downsized from a three bedroom to a two bedroom, but can they possibly go even smaller and still live comfortably with two children? Find out when House Hunters International visits London, England.
Allen lives in Boston and is an assistant professor of music business at Berklee College of Music, the world's largest school of contemporary music. Berklee is opening a new campus in Valencia, Spain and they've offered a promotion to Allen. He will serve as the director of global entertainment and the music business studies program. Allen is excited to get away from the rain & cold of Boston but sad to leave his beloved friends. He'll need to find the perfect home to keep him grounded in Valencia and he's enlisted his good friend & Berklee colleague, Janelle, to come along and help. Will Allen strike up the right chord in the house hunt? Or fall flat? Find out as House Hunters International slides into Valencia, Spain.
A young couple relocates to Ghent, Belgium where he will enter a post graduate degree program. After two and a half years of separation after college, they're thrilled at this opportunity to live and learn together in Europe. But their house hunt in this medieval city quickly reveals unique facts about a real estate market where old structures, limited space and high rents prevail. Living on a modest student budget they face some hard decisions as House Hunters International begins class in Ghent, Belgium.
After fourteen years away from home, Rose is returning to Puerto Rico and she's bringing her husband and their daughter Jasmine. It's a chance to slow life down and be closer to their extended family. Alan found a job, so the only thing this family from New Jersey needs to do is find a suitable home. Rose wants a change of pace and Alan wants Rose to be happy, so as long as real estate agent Raquel Esquenazi can show them a winner, it'll be smooth sailing in the Caribbean. Watch what happens when House Hunters International returns to the island of enchantment, Puerto Rico.
Two years ago stateside, Taj and Katheryn kicked off their relationship by moving to Malaysia for his work. Now, he's chasing his dream job to Tokyo, where Katheryn will have to say goodbye to her career and inexpensive cost of living. With a $3,000 dollar per month budget, they'll depend on real estate agent Shinichi Taira, of Tokyo Apartment Inc, to navigate them through the complicated apartment rental process in Japan. Will they be able to downsize in one of the most expensive cities in the world. Find out when House Hunter's International says konnichiwa to Tokyo, Japan.
Arriving in Berlin German as a tourist, Schway Wang decides to stay and make it his permanent home. A young successful engineer, he's also a first time home buyer. But will finding the right location in Berlin's diverse real estate market be to challenging for Schway? Find out as House Hunters International shops East and West Berlin.
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