Justin and his French-born wife live on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Now that they are parents to a young daughter, they would like to buy a home that has room for her to play, and sufficient space for a large home office for Justin. Problem is - Justin wants to live far out in the country, while Audrey wants to live closer to town. Can they find a home that works for both of them - tune in as House Hunters goes to Kauai!
Mary, a trauma surgeon, returns to her hometown of Fargo, North Dakota to find a home. She leads her realtor on a wild goose chase from lofts to historic Victorian mansions as she debates whether to downsize, or upgrade.
The Smith family, still reeling from the loss of equity in their first home back in Detroit, are finally ready to start over, and look for a new home in Palm Harbor, Florida. Will they get in over their heads once more, or go for a place that's more easily affordable?
First time buyer Jimmy loves vintage style homes. But on a social worker's salary, finding one that fits his picky taste in historic Cleveland causes sparks to fly with his realtor.
Twenty-six year old Dominique has her dream job, working for her favorite pro football team in Washington D.C. So what's she doing living in her parents' basement? When this first time buyer looks for homes with her wet-blanket of a brother, the realities of the local real estate market might force her to stay in the basement.
New York transplants Chris and Jess are hoping to find a walkable neighborhood in historic Charlotte, North Carolina. With a baby on the way they have very little time, and since Chris is a banker, they also have a very strict budget.
Erin loved her upbringing in the Indiana countryside, but this 20-something teacher is ready to move out of her parents' home and into a place of her own. Armed with a $125,000 budget, she's searching the quaint town of New Albany for a place with charm and a layout that her elderly dog Cruz can easily navigate. But her dad, a former pipe fitter with a wealth of knowledge about construction, won't let her settle for anything sub-par!
Laura and Matt are leaving sweet home Alabama for Baton Rouge, LA. After being accepted into a Ph.D program at LSU, Laura and husband Matt are moving to Cajun Country. But there's a hitch. In his mad dash to quickly find a job in Baton Rouge, Matt ended up getting a new gig before Laura had finished her school year in Alabama. So now he's living out of a hotel in Baton Rouge and Laura is driving over 400 miles each weekend to see him. With only a few weekends free to search, they're frantically looking for a home in a city they don't know. Matt's Aunt Pattie, a self-proclaimed house-hunting junkie who lives just an hour away, will tag along to lend support. With a long list of wants, but not much time, can these Alabamans find a new home in Baton Rouge?
After receiving a job offer he couldn't pass up, Joey and his wife Micki, along with their two girls, Hope and Abbey, recently moved from New Jersey to North Carolina. They've been living in a rental home in Leland - a suburb of Wilmington - but they're eager to buy a place to call their own, preferably across the Cape Fear river closer to town. But despite their $1.25 million budget, this house hunt comes with some unique restrictions; Joey's job as an anesthesiologist requires him to live within 30 minutes of the hospital, otherwise he has to spend nights at work when he's on call. Can this family find their forever home?
Kim and Mickey live in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but they're eager to find a weekend getaway about 3 hours from home in New Orleans. The place will double as a full-time home for their son Taylor, who's attending medical school in the Big Easy. Since Mickey's busy with work, Kim and Taylor tour condos in the city's Garden District and Uptown neighborhood. Can they find a home with the outdoor space Taylor wants, and the investment potential Kim and Mickey demand, all on a $200,000 budget?
First time buyers, Alice and Ali, are searching Chicago for a duplex. While they agree on a budget of $400,000, they are not on the same page when it comes to proximity to public transportation. Ali wants to be as far from the L Train as possible, while Alice wants to be close to a stop. Plus, Ali is not willing to compromise on certain key items such as having a standing shower, being on a quiet street with a view and garage parking. Who will compromise?
Young first-time buyers, Dan and Rachel, are hoping to find the ultimate deal in the hip Detroit neighborhood of Ferndale. But the seemingly inexpensive, five-figure deals are a wake-up call for these 20-somethings when they encounter the realities of the turbulent Motown real estate market.
Lulu loves her job at Temple University in Philadelphia, but since they live in Newark, Delaware, it means battling a daily 3-hour commute. Her stay-at-home husband, Karl enjoys taking care of their two kids, but he would love his for wife to spend less time on the road and more time with the family. So they want to move to Wilmington, Delaware, to cut her commute time in half. But can they find the perfect home without busting their $275K budget?
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