When scientist Alistair met financier Hannah, the chemistry was instant. But after Alistair received a job opportunity in small town Denmark, they're packing up his lab coats and beakers and leaving Sydney behind. Meanwhile, Hannah has grown tired of her job in finance and looks forward to starting a new career, which has her hoping for a property in the thick of things. But Alistair wants some green space that may not exist in the city center. Now they'll have to find a balance that works for them, when House Hunters International starts fresh in Odense, Denmark.
Michelle and Tom nurtured a relationship 8,000 miles apart these last six years since they can't legally work in each other's respective countries of the US and UK. So once Tom got a job offer in Montevideo, they got on a plane without a plan. Neither one has even been to South America, nor do they speak Spanish, so they need to rely on German expat and real estate agent Arndt Ohletz to find them a modern, furnished apartment with private outdoor space. Find out if being in the same country will still leave them worlds apart in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Jane and Johannes liken their love story to a Korean soap opera born in different lands, but sharing common heritages, they met overseas and fell head over heels in love, only to be separated, and ultimately reunited, after years of on again off again romance. They always wanted to be together, and now they are, raising a lovely family as Johannes' job takes them around the world. The newest job twist brings this multicultural bunch back to Johannes' roots in Germany. Aalen is the opposite of what they've left in San Diego, a tiny town on the outskirts of the Alps with almost no housing turnover. While the move is an opportunity for Johannes to advance his career, staying connected to their Korean side will be almost as tough as finding a family friendly house in a village that's already filled to capacity.
Since Sonia could remember, Ron, her husband of 15 years, pinned for his childhood days on the Caribbean island of Dominica. Engulfed in her career, Sonia paid Ron's suggestion about island living little attention until she developed a passion for health and wellbeing. Ron's constant reminder of a healthier, simpler life eventually paid off, and she agreed to leave London for the sunny capital of Roseau. After selling their UK home, his business and all their belonging, they landed in Dominica excited and anxious about their future. While most couples their age would be planning for retirement, Ron and Sonia were starting over, intending to work on the island. But before their new lives could begin, they needed to find a home in their budget of $350,000, a difficult feat in a city with only a handful of properties on the market. And the hunt got harder as Ron insisted on a sprawling garden, and Sonia refused to be far from the city's center. Find out if they find a home that meets her urban needs and his rural dreams when House Hunters International digs into Roseau, Dominica.
The expansion of her husband's business into Europe means a change of scenery for Latin recording artist Alondra. She's leaving the excitement and glitz of the Miami music scene behind to join Jerry in Andorra. But even if he finds her the perfect flat the natural beauty and quiet splendor of this Pyrenees Shangri-La will be a big adjustment.
For the last five years, George and Kathy have made Huatulco, Mexico their getaway from the cold Canadian winters. They love the area so much that they've decided that renting a home there is no longer an option. They want to own a piece of paradise. What they can't agree on, is what their winter home should look like. George likes a modern muted style while Kathy is looking for bold Mexican flair with lots of bright colors. Not only is their style different but also their spending sense. Kathy enjoys the finest things in life and will spare no expense to make sure her dream home's design is exactly how she wants it. George is worried about his wife's expensive tastes getting out of hand, and since he is the one postponing retirement to help finance their retreat, he wants to keep things to his 1.2 million dollar budget. But with homes in pricey Huatulco at a premium, real estate agent Valerie Verhalen will have a tough time keeping George's sticker shock to a minimum. Watch as George and Kathy try to keep their snowbird dream home from flying away in Huatulco, Mexico.
Josh and Sarah Brown fell in love with Italy during their European honeymoon fifteen years ago. Now they've decided to leave behind their fast paced lifestyle in Indiana and return to the peaceful region of Veneto, Italy. Except this time, they're bringing along their nine children. Finding a home to accommodate eleven people in the small villages that dot the countryside is a huge challenge for real estate agent Sabine, and the family's tight budget might leave them bursting at the seams. See if the Browns can find their dream home on the biggest House Hunters International adventure yet.
College sweethearts Lauren and Adam Westin have always dreamed of a return trip to explore Europe, but marriage managed to seemingly settle them down for good in Atlanta. When the opportunity to transfer to London crossed Adams desk at work, he and his wife, Lauren, jumped at the chance to leave their predictable lives behind and cross the pond to adventure. Having to sell their spacious townhome to make the move, the Westins are having trouble adjusting to the idea of downsizing in one of the most expensive markets in the world.
Mark and his wife Danielle had been living together in Seattle until inspiration struck to change their lives and move somewhere else. With an opportunity to change positions within the same company, Mark has started a new job in Reading, England. But their move wasn't just motivated by the job. Danielle is a self-described anglophile and has a passion for all things British, so Reading was the obvious choice. Their move didn't come without sacrifices, however, as former real estate agent Danielle had to give up her business to make the move happen. Now she'll be using her real estate experience to help them find their dream home in England, but they're about to find out that knowledge of the US market might not translate to the UK. Hop across the pond as House Hunters International visits Reading, England.
Avid travelers Charles and Karen have visited nearly 100 countries on all seven continents, but have returned to their very first destination, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to buy their dream vacation home. Over the past 15 years, they've changed their careers, worked second jobs, and saved as much as possible to purchase a piece of paradise. But now that they're ready to buy, they're discovering that they each have slightly different visions of their dream home. Find out if real estate agent Taniel will be able to satisfy opposing wish lists when House Hunters International travels to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Years of vacationing and surfing Nosara's breaks made Jeff and Erin Shapiro feel at home, so now they're going to buy one. But to finance the endless summer, they'll need to find a vacation rental property near the beach with a separate space for themselves. Find out if they will wipe out or stay afloat, as House Hunters International relocates to Nosara, Costa Rica.
Being able to stay focused is one of the reasons IT consultant Elizabeth Grace, was good at her job. She was able build a comfortable life for her family in Petaluma, California and free up her wife Jasmine to be a stay at home mom to their son, Kaden. Jasmine has enjoyed spending time with him, but now that he is a year old, she's worried that Elizabeth is missing out on seeing him grow. They decided that the Bay Island of Roatan would the best place to focus on their family. The problem is, deciding where that house should be. Elizabeth is reluctant to buy a car so being in walking distance to all the amenities of the West End area is her top priority. Jasmine feels a home in West Bay will give them a serene setting to enjoy quiet time together. Watch as Elizabeth and Jasmine try to slow things down and give hanging out a try, in Roatan, Honduras.
Carmen and Kyle love life in San Diego, but they've been itching for adventure, and it's a call they can no longer ignore. They've been in love with Florence since their honeymoon, and are certain that for them there's no better place to stage an impromptu renaissance of their own. So with savings in hand and hope in their hearts, they're shipping out to Florence on a wing and a prayer. They're a talented and resourceful pair, but a last-minute move is always risky, and with limited resources in a crowded city, this is one adventure that's sure to stretch their wallets, their patience, and their resolve.
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