Veronica and Carlos have always loved spending their summers on Canyon Lake, Texas ever since their college years. Wanting to balance out their busy lifestyle as new parents with more fun times by the water, the couple is hoping to find a weekend getaway they can call their own. Nervous their tight budget of $350,000 won't get them exactly what they want, Veronica and Carlos reach out to local real estate agent, Jake Gee, for some help in finding the perfect vacation home on Canyon Lake.
Shawn introduced Danielle to the stunning shores of Sebago Lake, Maine, during a camping trip back when they first met. After getting married and having two children, Skylar and Kobe, the family has continued to enjoy the area for several years. But between lugging gear and trailering their boat back and forth, they find a lot of their valuable vacation time being wasted. So after a long period of careful planning and saving, they've decided the purchase of a lake house would be the best way to maximize their visits to Sebago. Shawn and Danielle are hoping local real estate agent Carol Kilburn can find them an impeccable property on the water for $300,000 or less.
Gates and Rene are from Dexter, New York, and have three kids. They love sailing and they keep their boat at the yacht club in Chaumont, New York. After years of commuting back and forth, they are ready to move right on the water in Chaumont. With the help of real estate agent Amanda Miller, they hope to find the perfect waterfront home on Lake Ontario for only $250,000.
Terry and Kathy are from Cohasset, Minnesota, and have two children, Tyler and Nicole. They currently live near a lake but it's becoming less and less conducive to the outdoor recreations they enjoy. Tyler and Nicole will also soon be off to college so Terry and Kathy would like to 'right size' with a new, smaller, lake home. For years the family spent time visiting friends on nearby Pokegama Lake and they all fell in love with the area and its rustic amenities. Now, Terry and Kathy want a home on Pokegama of their own, a place where they can walk out the backdoor, jump in their boat, and head out onto the lake. Concerned they wont be able to find a place under their budget of $375,000, they've enlisted local real estate agent, Cindy DeGrio, to help with their search.
Mike and Sara currently live in Celebration, Florida, but they both grew up in the Midwest spending summers on the lake. Now that they have a son, Dexter, they want to create those same memories for him by purchasing a rustic retreat in Frostproof, Florida. With the help of real estate agent Karen LaMantia they hope to find the perfect lakefront home for only $375,000.
Dan and Staci are from Reno, Nevada, and they both spent their summers growing up on Lake Almanor in California. Now, they have two kids, Paige and Levi, and want them to grow up on the lake just like they did. With the help of real estate agent Joe Gilmour, they hope to find the perfect lakeside home on Lake Almanor for only $360,000.
Scott and Gina are from western New Hampshire and have been married for 15 years. Growing up they each spent time vacationing on Lake Winnipesaukee and developed a strong connection with the area's quaint old New England atmosphere. After years of renting or crashing with friends, they've finally decided to take the plunge and find a lake house of their own. Worried they might not be able to find a place within their budget of $375,000, Scott and Gina have hired local real estate agent Kevin Shaw to help scour the shores for the perfect home.
Meghan and Al have always dreamed of owning a waterfront property. Now, by teaming up with Meghan's mom Theresa, they are making their dream a reality. Just a two-hour trip from their home base in Chicago, Cass County offers over 60 lakes, making it the perfect family weekend getaway. With the help of local real estate agent Paul DeLano, Meghan, Al, and Theresa are looking for a steal on a lakefront home for under $350,000.
Greg lives in Vermont and loves to wakesurf out on Lake Champlain. While he enjoys living near Burlington, he wishes he were closer to the lake. To achieve the home of his dreams on the water, he's going to bank on his buds as future tenants to help contribute to the mortgage by paying rent. With roommates Mike and Vicky in tow, Greg hopes real estate agent Kathy O'Brien can grant his wish for waterfront for only $360,000.
Nick and James live in Brooklyn, New York and have been together for five years. Since moving from San Francisco to the East Coast they've been longing for a rustic escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. They searched the Jersey Shore, Cape Cod and even the Hamptons before stumbling upon upstate New York's Copake Lake in the Hudson Valley. With a surprising balance of scenic natural beauty and convenient access to local shops, arts and fine dining, Nick and James realized this would be the perfect setting for their new lakeside retreat. Although they've been saving for a few years, they're still not sure if they'll be able to find a vacation home within their budget of $299,000. So they've hired local real estate agent, Lindsay LeBrecht, to aid in their search.
Dayna and Dave have been coming to Lake Waynoka, Ohio together for over 15 years. With an abundance of amenities and recreation, this private gated community offers residents an unexpected resort experience that's perfect for a family of six. Local real estate agent, Dave Gilkerson, aids in the search to make this family's dreams of waking up on Lake Waynoka a reality, all for under $380,000.
Chris, Katherine, and their daughter, Slade, have been spending weekends at Lake Gaston, North Carolina for around ten years. While they enjoy time on the water with their two dogs, they have grown tired of trailering their boat back and forth from their home 30 minutes away in Roanoke Rapids. With the help of local real estate agent, Wilbur Crawley, this family of three will search for a lakefront home with a spot for their boat and space to relax within their budget of $375,000.
Andy and Marni have known each other their whole lives. They went to college in Colorado, got married, had a kid, and eventually moved back to where they both grew up, Bethesda, Maryland. While they love it there, they yearn for the mountains of Colorado. When they found out about Deep Creek Lake and its nearby 4-season mountainous ski town, they thought this might be a great family vacation spot. With the help of real estate agent, Jon Bell, they hope to find the perfect lakefront home for only $365,000.
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