Brooklynites Val and Tyler are an active couple trapped in the daily grind of city life and are eager to find a way to escape the monotonous routine. To get their outdoor fix they usually head to nearby Long Beach, NY, and now they're hoping the city can become their permanent home.
Michael grew up on the Jersey shore's Absecon Island and has always hoped to one day buy a home near the ocean. His wife, Kathy, grew up spending summers at the beach and they've shared their love of the island with their daughters. After years of visiting every summer, the family is ready to own their own piece of paradise.
Newlyweds are ready to leave Spokane, WA, and return to his hometown on San Juan Island, WA, to be near family and close to work. She wants to put his contractor skills to the test with a fixer-upper property that has water views and space for their dogs.
After doing his apprenticeship in the Pacific Northwest, a chef and his wife are moving their family to San Juan Island, WA, to raise their kids near the water and wildlife.
A charter-boat captain from Connecticut who has been visiting Block Island in Rhode Island since he was young is ready to make his childhood dreams come true and move to the island full-time. With the help of his girlfriend, he hopes to find a home with water views and all the charm the island has to offer.
A couple recently fell in love with the quiet town of Brigantine, NJ, and wants to find a home there. They'd like a house with enough space for their teenage twins and their dog, but their biggest dilemma is choosing between living bayside or beachside.
A couple that grew up on Fidalgo Island in Washington now wants their children to have the same experiences they had hiking the mountains, camping in the forest and fishing in the Pacific. They decide to board a ferry to the island to hopefully find the house of their dreams.
After a career in the Navy, an officer is looking to move with his family one last time. They want to find a place with unrivaled natural beauty on the West Coast and decide to look for a home with plenty of land on Whidbey Island, Washington.
A Brooklyn-born woman loves New York City but has grown tired of the chaos of urban life. After many summers of vacationing in East Hampton with her friends, she's now ready to purchase her own island retreat. She's hoping to find a stylish modern home where she can relax with her dog after a long day at work.
High school sweethearts are ready to move their waffle business to their favorite vacation spot and the location of their first kiss -- Emerald Isle, NC. They're looking for a four-bedroom house close to the beach, while their two kids are hoping to find a skate park and waterslide in their new backyard.
A couple living in Florida with their two children is ready to move to her native San Diego area to share the experiences she had growing up. After his recent business trip to Coronado Island, they decide to look for an oceanfront property that has everything their family needs.
A family of six from Long Beach, CA, hopes to find an island home with great architectural style and an ocean view in the Catalina Island town of Avalon. The family discovered the charm of the town and its gorgeous beaches after taking a job there and is confident this is the perfect place to move away from the busy city.
A couple of world travelers look for the perfect tropical location to call home. After a recent visit to St. Helena, SC, they realized they could get all the palm trees and beautiful beaches they want just three hours away from their family. They're hoping to downsize to a house with a large backyard, a water view and plenty of St. Helena's signature Low Country charm.
A newly engaged couple wants to start a new life for themselves on peaceful James Island. Originally from South Carolina, the two used to come to the island many times as college students. They now feel the place where they once enjoyed the nearby marina and endless outdoor activities will be the perfect place to get married, buy a house and start a family.
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