Scott Baker always wanted to live in France. When he discovered a job opening in Nice, he leapt at the chance to fulfill his French fantasy. But the apartment he rents has been falling apart around him. Not ready to give up on his dream, Scott's decided to purchase his own home in Nice and is leaning on Nice-native and close friend Clara for advice. Clara's eagle eyes are spotting potential pitfalls in every home, and Scott will have to decide if he's willing to renovate or spend to get the perfect property when House Hunters International goes to Nice, France.
Collin races go karts and his dad, Michael sells parts. Now they are racing from South Florida all the way to Vilnius, Lithuania. When Michael lost his mother he decided to get back to his family roots. So they are moving to Old Town and starting a new book in their lives. Finding a new school for Collin and working with Michael's wish list presents its challenges to human recourses expert Daiva and real estate agent Gierdre. Will they make it to the finish line or will they skid off the snowy tracks? Find out when House Hunters International goes to Vilnius, Lithuania!
Derek and Jade wanted to embrace their love of nature and hatched a plan to live semi-retired off of only one income along Panama's rural, Pacific lowlands. But as real estate agent Tedd Tennis is quick to point out, with less income coming in now the Mazerolles can't quite cover the extra cost of a spacious home overlooking the ocean and may need to settle on a longer commute to Derek's beloved surf action.
Huw left the UK to move down to Jolly Harbour, Antigua in pursuit of work captaining super yachts. His new wife Charley has been back in England packing up their lives and getting ready to join Huw in the sunshine of Antigua. Charley is excited for her new life in the Caribbean, but it might not be smooth sailing for Huw as Charley's mother also has a home in Jolly Harbour and will be coming along to help the newlyweds pick out their first home together. Huw is not willing to compromise on his desire to live on the water, Charley wants a home with privacy and mom is never shy about sharing her opinions. Will everyone get what they want out of the hunt? Find out when House Hunters International goes to Jolly Harbour, Antigua!
Chris and Michelle are children's books writers, but they are about to take their creativity to a new level. A passion for history and the desire to expose their children to different cultures has brought them to Majorca to renovate a historic Spanish estate. Having to factor renovation costs into their budget will be tricky. Can these writers, re-write the history of a historic ruin? Find out when House Hunters International goes to Majorca, Spain!
After 10 years in Hoboken, New Jersey African natives Chris and Laura Luckhurst are returning to their home continent where Laura will take a new position with a solar power company in Cape Town. Working from home, Chris wants a large house steps from Cape Town's beaches, mountains, and vineyards. But with a job in the city center, Laura wants a short commute which also comes with a bigger price. Real Estate Agent Chantelle van Zyl hopes to give them the best of country living and city access when House Hunters International heads to Cape Town, South Africa.
Sarah has a wealth of experience as a world traveller and expat. Born in the US, she's lived in 6 countries throughout her 27-year career, and is no stranger to airports, hotel rooms, and duty free shopping trips. Now with her current job in London winding down, she's eager to take a break from the grind and finally find a place to call her own. With a deep love of nature, animals, and the ocean, Sarah's decided that the world's greenest country, Costa Rica, is the right place to settle down, plant some roots, and raise her brand new puppy. So with good friend Steve in tow, she sets out along the Costa Rican countryside to try to find an eco-friendly, dog-safe, oceanside abode?on a budget. But with a lanky wish list and a low tolerance for trade-offs, how far will $300,000 go in paradise?
Michael always dreamt of living a simpler life when he retired, and now his dream has become a reality. But finding a new home won't be as simple as it sounds. Living off his pension will make it tough for him and his wife Victoria to find a home that meets their wish list. Watch as this family hunts for the home of their dreams without breaking their budget when House Hunters International goes to Marbella, Costa Rica.
Todd and Karin Smith have carved out a comfortable life for their family of four in Clear Lake, Minnesota. They enjoy taking their two boys outdoors and spending time with their tight knit extended family. Karin was content with the way things were but Todd's job transfer to Brussels, Belgium is turning her world upside down. Karin likes her American creature comforts and is reluctant to give them up. Todd sees this as an opportunity to not only advance his career but also broaden his family's horizons. He wants to experience everything the city has to offer, from its world-renowned chocolate and beer, to its historic architecture. One thing they can agree on, Brussels' notoriously congested traffic is something that has them both worried. Karin will have to take the boys to and from school, while Todd will have to drive to work, so they're both pushing hard to find a home that would cut down their commute. With the school and the office on opposite ends of town, real estate agent Steve Hubert will have a difficult time finding not only an ideal location, but also an affordable house that could ease Karin's transition to life in Belgium. Which location will win in the end, as House Hunters International gets a taste of Brussels, Belgium?
Craving a warmer climate - and a new way of life from her native England - 38-year old Louise took a job in Queensland, Australia. After relocating half way across the globe to the coastal town of Freshwater, she's faced with finding a home that fulfills her fantasy of rainforest living. But she'll soon learn that owning a piece of paradise won't be easy, especially since she insists on having a four-bedroom home in a prime location. Will she go over budget to get her dream home Down Under? Find out when House Hunters International gets its feet wet in Freshwater, Australia.
When their best friend moved to Alexandra Headlands, Australia, Molly and Sara decided to give up life in their icy hometown of Kelowna, British Colombia to find their place in the sun. But with only one percent of rentals available, this threesome will have to battle the market and each other's diverging priorities as House Hunters International surfs into Alexandra Headlands, Australia.
Now that her son is grown and she doesn't have anything keeping her tied to San Francisco, Toni decides to take second shot at a fresh start in Orvieto, Italy. But as a travel writer with a very limited budget, she must be financially savvy in order to make the move stick. With her son, Andrew, at her side trying to keep her on track, Toni will have to decide whether her dream life is one she can afford.
When Jerry accepted a job assignment in Europe, he and his wife Amy knew Nice is where they wanted to be. So she's setting aside her successful career in fashion to make it work. They both love what the south of France has to offer them as a couple, but she wants city life while he dreams of the countryside. But finding any long term rental in a prime holiday destination will be a challenge. Watch when Hunters International comes together in Nice, France.
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