A couple is leaving the mountains and cold of Boone, NC, behind for a new job in sunny Key West, FL. They're excited to embrace eclectic charm of the island, but they will have to chose between character and convenience.
A single mom wants to trade the New Jersey traffic for a bike commute on Key West. She's hoping to find a turnkey home with a big backyard, while her six-year-old's wish list includes a pool, a beach and boat. It's a tall order on her limited budget.
Tim and Amanda have been vacationing on Topsail Island, North Carolina, for five years and have fallen completely in love with the island. Coming from New York City, the calm and relaxing beaches are a breath of fresh air for them and their daughters. With flexible careers, they're ready to stop vacationing and start living the island life.
John and Penny have been visiting Topsail Island, North Carolina, for more than 20 years, and they're ready to relocate to the island permanently. Their daughter is finally out of the house, and their hometown is becoming congested, so it's the perfect time for these empty nesters to make the move. They love the island's laid-back vibe, friendly community, and quiet beaches, and they're hoping to find a condo with a view of it all.
Tim and Julie have construction experience and are looking for a fixer upper on Fidalgo Island, Washington. They're ready to leave their long commutes in Seattle behind for a more active lifestyle on the island, where they can take advantage of the stunning views and miles of hiking trails. They're hoping to find a home they can personalize for their growing family.
Bruce and Agnes are looking to trade their lifestyle in Tacoma, Washington, for one that's more fun and adventurous on Anderson Island. They love the seclusion of the peaceful Washington island and the outdoor activities it has to offer. The couple would like a home near the beach, but most important to them is views of the water.
Pediatric doctor Kerry is ready to escape the sprawl of Los Angeles and find the perfect beach home on Amelia Island, Florida. An East Coast native who moved west for medical school, she wants to be closer to her family and has enlisted her sister to help her hunt for the perfect island home.
North Carolina natives Danny and Alana want to move from Phoenix back east to Topsail Island. Their desert city is just too big, too busy and, most importantly, too far from the beach. They're looking for a dream home right on the beach so that they can enjoy the water, white sands and relaxing pace of Topsail with their four young children.
A couple leaves the cattle farm behind for a laidback life on Alabama's Ono Island. They love the quiet neighborhood feel of the island as well as its proximity to the action of Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, but the challenge will be finding a house that fits their very particular wish list.
An Iowa family is ready to enjoy year-long outdoor activities and bring their restaurant business to Gulf Shores, Alabama. They hope to find a house close to the beach with bedrooms for everyone and room in the backyard for a pool.
A Florida family of three looks to return to the restful Bass Islands of Ohio's Lake Erie, a destination her family has frequented since the 1920s. But together they'll have to decide how much their privacy and desire for water views are really worth.
A Michigan couple has been visiting South Bass Island, Ohio, for years and even had their wedding there. Now, they want to relocate to the island and hope to find a home with outdoor space and water views on Lake Erie.
College sweethearts who have always dreamed of having a home on the beach are in love with Topsail Island, NC, and want to find the perfect property there. They hope to find a large, move-in ready house that offers plenty of space for family gatherings with their adult sons.
After visiting Emerald Isle on vacation and bonding with their kids, a couple is ready to leave Wake Forest, NC, and move to the beach full-time. They are determined to find a place of their own where every day feels like a holiday.
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