Rob Cameron has spent 12 years with his wife Jennifer in London, but always yearned to return home to Brisbane, Australia. Jennifer, however, isn't ready to leave London, the city she loves and home to her extended family. He wants acreage in the countryside and she wants space in the city proper. Can these two find a home that suits them both, when House Hunters International goes down under in Brisbane, Australia.
Food writer Leigh Vincola has returned to her ancestral homeland of Italy to partake in some of the best cooking in the world. But after living in tourist-ridden Florence for a few months, Leigh wants to live at a slower pace in the southern city of Ostuni, Italy. She's looking for outdoor space in the city center and peace from the crowds. But can she relocate to this medieval place, home to Italy's finest cuisine, without landing back in a tourist area? Find out when House Hunters International finds its roots in Ostuni, Italy.
For years agricultural consultants Brent and Kari lived to work. Now this hardwired couple wants to take it easy. With laptops and spreadsheets in tow, they're heading south of the boarder to unwind. But in the serene and unhurried resort village of Huatulco, construction is the name of the game and finding a quiet home to work from is anything but peaceful. Will they be able to relax and get with Mexico's ma?ana mantra? Find out, when House Hunters International works hard to take it slow in Huatulco, Mexico.
Kim and her three children hail from British Columbia, Canada in the small town of Quesnel. Kim owns and operates a contracting business, while her children at the ages of 10, 15, and 17 all have a passion for travelling and exploring. They've travelled extensively around Mexico and the Caribbean. After experiencing the little known paradise of Huatulco, Kim is now looking for a place in the sun to recharge. Watch as House Hunters International travels Central America's top vacation properties in Huatulco, Mexico.
Lee Ann and Bill desire something different from their New Jersey life, so this dynamic duo set off to find an equally spacious and appealing home in tropical Roatan. While Lee Ann loves homes that inspire her, Bill is a master negotiator, creating a war of idealism versus practicality when it comes to home buying. Watch as the sparks fly when bargain hunting meets beauty in Roatan, Honduras.
Wisconsin girl Marilyn has never even left the country, but when her Swedish boyfriend CJ pops the question, she decides to trade her small town life for Skovde so they can start their life together. He wants an apartment close to work, and she wants something in the center of the city that will make her transition easier. Will these two be able to find a house and plan a wedding all at the same time? Find out, when House Hunters International swaps something old for something new in Skovde, Sweden.
Best friends Brooke and Lisa jump at the chance for a new adventure when a job opportunity presents itself in Perth, Australia. When the excitement of their new hometown wears off, they find themselves once again in search of the glitz and glamour that a new city will bring. Landing in the expanding metropolis of Brisbane, these American girls crave the lifestyle of the young and the trendy, but living among the hustle and bustle doesn't come cheap. The city is thriving, and the constant flux of the hip and chic make for an extremely competitive rental market. Will the girls be able to find a chic alternative housing solution that doesn't break the bank?
Bogged down with busy careers in London, England, a newly engaged couple wants to slow down their pace and think about starting a family somewhere sunny. So they've chosen Cannes, France as their new destination. But even with a million dollar budget, they're finding the posh Cannes real estate market might be out of their reach. Come along as House Hunters International explores million dollar apartments in Cannes, France.
After being bit by the travel bug at a young age, Iain McNamara is determined to leave it all behind in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland. With no job lined up and living only on his savings, Iain decides to move to the big city of London, England. With the help of his friend Emma and knowledgable real estate agent Mark O'Kane, watch House Hunters International to see if big city living makes or breaks Iain.
For her entire life, Adriana and her two children, Ingrid and Ivan have lived only a few miles from the Mexican border in Laredo, Texas. Even though they are so close, they have not seized the chance to experience their heritage to its fullest. With her husband Javier's job transfer, things are about to change. When the opportunity arose to work in San Luis Potosi, Javier and the rest of the family jumped at the chance to set up a more permanent base in Mexico. In order to find a modern Texas-sized house, close to the kids' school, on their $1,200 a month rental budget, the Garcias may have to also deal with the headache of renovations, something they are not at all thrilled about. Can they find a way to adapt to the culture shock? Find out when House Hunters International forms a bond with the City of Gardens, San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Josephine Mengeler has just graduated school and now the 20-year-old wants to leave Germany to see the world. Her uncle Andre has offered her a sweetheart deal, a job at his exotic resort in Queensland, Australia and the opportunity to live in the investment home he's buying. They must agree on a house while Josephine confronts her fears of living alone, the Australian wildlife, and making a big decision.
Paul and Emily Dubrowski have scrimped and saved to leave her parents' Baltimore basement and follow Paul's job promotion to Cologne, the cultural center of Germany's Rhineland. Price and location are important to them both, and as a vegan baker, finding a home with a furnished, American-style kitchen is high on Emily's list. But a tight rental market could present problems as House Hunters International gets a whiff of Cologne, Germany.
Fredrik moved to Houston 8 years ago expecting to live there for a year at most, but when he met Elisse he decided to stay. Now, he's ready to return to his small town home of Laxa, Sweden, but Elisse is a big city girl through and through. He wants peace and quiet but she yearns for the convenience and entertainment of nearby city, Orebro. Can these two find one home that suits them both when House Hunters International switches back to Sweden?
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