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House Hunters International is the door to ring show for any house or mansion lover and for every travel dreamer, from Brazil to France, Costa Rica to Belgrade, and all over the world where you can get your imagination fly. The show is carried among the wealthiest and the most sumptuous properties featuring incredible architecture and design, elegance and style, or the cozy warm cottages and apartments with the professionalism of true real estate agents in action.

House Hunters International is focused on showing the impossible to be possible throughout exotic locations, metropolis, fields and blue seas with the mission to envelop the viewer in the richness and flavor of other countries real estate.

Being one of the first of its kind, House Hunters International, not only aims to show that there are more properties out there achievable to all budgets, but the show also stimulates the desire, who knows, to relocate at anywhere in the world, with the incredible task very well presented by the real estate agents of vastly presenting the surrounding areas wherever they go.

The amazing episodes are full of education and training on the handling of an offer to buy any property, house lovers also enjoy the free ride, sharing with the real estate agents and buyers the different cultures and idiosyncrasies found in every international hunt.

Definitely this amazing show has been created not just for house lovers, but for travelers as well as interior designers. House Hunters International is a show for multiple interests full of amazing destines and real life situations.

Weekdays 10:30 PM et/pt on HGTV
52 Seasons, 1512 Episodes
April 10, 2006
Home & Garden, How To, Reality
7.1/10
Cast: Suzanne Whang, Andromeda Dunker
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  • A globetrotting couple from Texas decides to buy a second home in Burgundy. The high school sweethearts want a home with French charm and plenty of room for family to visit, but they don't want to blow their budget in the pricey countryside.

  • A busy Los Angeles couple is looking for a change of scenery and has decided Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, is where they'll find it. The couple wants to start a retreat where they can showcase the area to everyone while enjoying the surfing scene. The cost of living on the beach in Santa Teresa is high, however, and the plans for the retreat are expansive, forcing the couple to work much harder to achieve their dreams.

  • After maintaining a long distance relationship for nine months, a woman moves to Berlin to be with her long-lost sweetheart; without a job, she'll need to rely on him financially, but she won't budge on her dream of living in a historic German home.

  • Empty nesters are ready to purchase a piece of paradise in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; he wants to live on the beach, but she wants an authentic Mexican experience in the jungle.

  • Former London residents Lara and Chad return with two kids in tow and focus on West London, which is close to Chad's work and more affordable.

  • After 40 years of the daily grind as a designer in New York, Fern is ready to fulfill her lifelong dream of living in Europe by moving to Lisbon, Portugal, and wants a home with charm near city center.

  • A new job in Melbourne, Australia is uprooting a Nashville family from the only life they've ever known, and because they're moving across the globe, mom wants the one thing they never had at home- the beach.

  • After having a new baby, a globetrotting government employee decides it's time to find a more permanent home, and because his heritage is Italian, he wants to move his family to the historic city of Lucca, Italy.

  • Rick and Ron fall in love with Verona, Italy, and get ready to buy a home and start a new business in the historic city; Rick sets his sights on having an apartment in the heart of the city, but Ron wants a more affordable modern apartment.

  • A Canadian couple is leaving everything behind in their hometown of Toronto for a new adventure in Prague.

  • After losing their jobs on Maui, a couple decides to move from the small, quiet island to an affluent suburb eight miles from bustling Sydney, Australia; he wants a place with a view of the city, and she'll have stand her ground to stay on budget.

  • Medieval re-enactors Liz and Gordon are off to Ireland to pursue their dream of owning a castle where they can host events and live out their alter egos among authentic backdrops.

  • Stuart and Rachel are ready to leave the cold, Canadian winters behind and move their family to his hometown of sunny Adelaide, Australia.

  • World traveler Chris loves stand-up paddleboarding and dogs, and prepares to settle down on the beaches of Seventeen Seventy, Australia, to live a beach lifestyle.

  • Fitness buffs Jeff and Carol prepare to leave freezing Pennsylvania winters behind for the tropical life in Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica.

  • A woman's lifelong wish to live in Spain comes true when her husband decides to expand his hot-tub business to coastal Denia.

  • An exhausted couple with two young kids decides to escape the Los Angeles rat race by taking a year-long sabbatical in Turin, Italy.

  • After deciding to work for herself, a woman chooses the remote Seychelles islands to start her new business.

  • An Indiana woman looks to start a new chapter in her life by following a job promotion to Athens, Greece; she wants separation between her professional and social life, and thinks the best way of achieving that is to live in the middle of the city.

  • A Spanish teacher and her family are moving from Michigan to Pamplona, Spain. After teaching Spanish for more than 20 years, Kristin has convinced her husband, Jim, and their daughter to sell their home and put their jobs on hold in order to pursue her dream of living in Spain. Kristin is eager to immerse her family in everything Pamplona's city center has to offer, but Jim feels that they will get more value away from town.

  • High school sweethearts Michael and Helene decide to move to historic Heidelberg, Germany, to facilitate their international travels, which they document in their successful lifestyle and travel blog.

  • Newlyweds Amber and Erek are pursuing his dream of being a musician by moving from upstate New York to Amber's hometown of Bendigo, Australia, but they'll have to compromise on how close they'll live to downtown.

  • A San Francisco couple gets thrilled when a job transfer takes them and their beloved poodles to Amsterdam, but they keep finding steep stairs and a lack of outdoor space.

  • Maja, Jack and their seven kids are a musical family who want to be in the creative European environment of Valencia, Spain; she wants to be surrounded by Spanish charm, but with so many mouths to feed, he is more concerned with the bottom line.

  • After visiting Italy as a teenager and vowing to return, a man and his partner decide to move to the medieval village of Guardia Sanframondi, with its mountainous views and inexpensive properties dating back to the 1500s.

  • With rising real estate prices edging them out of a larger home in the Bay Area, Gary and Christine decide to quit their jobs, sell everything and move their family to Austria to run a bed-and-breakfast.

  • Fed up with their hectic lives in Chicago, a couple leave their jobs, sell their home and move to Samara, Costa Rica; she wants a home near town with plenty of room for the kids, but he focuses on spending as little of their savings as possible.

  • A couple blindside their 17-year-old daughter with a move to Budapest, Hungary, and to win her over, the parents promise her own en suite bathroom.

  • Newlyweds Kevin and Leigh are moving to Townsville, Australia so he can pursue a PhD in marine biology and fulfill his dream of studying near the Great Barrier Reef.

  • After 21 years of living in America, English native Jacky is ready to return to the Isle of Wight with her American husband Nick to help take care of her mother.

  • Scott, a New York pharmaceutical executive who rarely leaves the United States, has gotten a job promotion and a transfer to Berlin, Germany.

  • A Spanish teacher and her family are moving from Michigan to Pamplona, Spain after teaching the language for more than 20 years.

  • After an accident, Wendy and Simon are following their dream of opening a bed and breakfast in the Caribbean.

  • Newlyweds Meghan and Jason are moving from Nashville, Tenn. to Antwerp, Belgium to fulfill her lifelong dream of living and working in Europe.

  • After falling in love with the landscape and laid back lifestyle of New Zealand, two workaholics make the decision to move without jobs to rural Hawke's Bay.

  • Taru is ready to settle down after five years of sailing around the world.

  • A Texas couple decides it's time to make a permanent move to up-and-coming Progreso, Mexico; she's hoping the move will allow them to downsize, but he's bringing along a Texas-sized wish list.

  • When a job opens up in the Midlands area of England, a Texas couple decides to jump on the opportunity to share a new culture with their kids.

  • British native Keith and American Laura met while living in Bermuda and discovered their mutual dream of one day living in France, and have saved up enough money to move and open a bakery.

  • After leaving her successful career as a soap opera actress in South Africa, a San Diego stay-at-home mom receives an offer to come back on the show.

  • After years of dreaming, a family of five is leaving Upstate New York for Geelong, Victoria, Australia. The kids are starting school soon but the parents don't have jobs yet so the pressure is on to get settled as soon as possible. He hopes to stay on budget but she's considering going over to get something modern and comfortable. Will they find what they want at an affordable price?

  • After the loss of a job in Texas, a couple and their two daughters seize the opportunity to reinvent themselves in Castelli Romani, Italy.

  • Globetrotting Hoosiers Pat and Karen are ready to make the move from Indiana to Ecuador, but with no mortgages, they must pay in full with their life savings.

  • A couple has the opportunity to move to Okinawa, Japan, for work and they know it's too good to pass up, but their son is going into his senior year and he is reluctant to say goodbye to all of his friends.

  • A couple leaves the rolling hills of Tennessee for a bombshell job offer in Nuremberg, Germany; he wants a modern home with a short commute, but she prefers a home with character in the city center.

  • A family with a passion for travel follows a job opportunity to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, home to Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and the Masai people, so they think the culture and warm tropical island vibe will be a perfect fit.

  • After four and half years in Abu Dhabi, a world-traveling couple is following a new job to Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • Tax attorney Sameera has a full but busy life in Los Angeles. Ready to take her professional life to the next level while finding more balance on a personal one, she's accepted a job offer on the island of Bermuda. She would like a second bedroom to house her guests, beach access and an easy commute into town, but there's a steep price to pay to bask on the island's pink sand and azure waters.

  • Tim and Eric are fans of all things England and are moving there for Tim's graduate studies; Tim is cautious and doesn't want to break the bank, but Eric wants to be free with finances to truly experience the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

  • Ohio couple Diana and Tim are intent on buying a second home in Puerto Escondido, Mexico, so they downsize their possessions and assess their priorities.

  • Akee's world was turned upside down twelve years ago when Hurricane Katrina took his home and his family's livelihood away overnight, and now he's leaving New Orleans for college in Rome.

  • Jessica and Matt are moving to Thailand so that their two adopted Thai children can learn about their birthplace.

  • Nine years after vacationing on St. John, Julie and David have finally saved enough to make the move there from Colorado; he wants a home with an open-air design, while she prefers a modern, contemporary home.

  • After getting fed up with their hectic lifestyle in Houston, a family trades car horns for howler monkeys in sunny Grecia, Costa Rica.

  • After reflecting on her life and dream of living abroad, Texas native Cheryl sells her possessions and moves with her dog, Penelope, to Auckland, New Zealand.

  • A couple of teachers who grew up living abroad want to give the same experience to their daughters in Antibes, France, and look for a handicapped-accessible home with few stairs and a bathtub, as well as plenty of outdoor space.

  • A couple decides to become residents of Amsterdam after falling in love with the charm of the Netherlands; he hopes to find the perfect home on the canals, but she recently moved from Japan to the United States and doesn't want to move again.

  • Benn leaves his stable job in Singapore to pursue his lifelong dream of opening a sport fishing business in Costa Rica, making his supportive wife Cathy happy to have more family time with their young child.

  • Josh, his wife Whitney and their two boys move to Singapore for Josh's new job opportunity, and the couple swap roles for the first time in years, so their agent must find a place that suits both of their new needs.

  • After a lifelong obsession with Africa, a woman moves her family to Cape Town, South Africa, and looks for a place that will provide the smoothest transition to a new culture.

  • Synchronized swimmer Danielle experiences the perks of dual citizenship when she moves halfway around the world from Canada to train for the Australian Olympic team.

  • A California couple land teaching jobs in Morocco and pack up everything, but they find out their budget won't get them what they want in the city.

  • After 25 years apart, Brent and Jennifer rekindle their flame and agree to move to St. Thomas to start a new phase of life together.

  • A couple prepare to leave their stressful jobs in New Jersey to become first-time bed-and-breakfast owners in Merida, Mexico.

  • Two professors relocate from West Virginia to Stellenbosch, South Africa, for new jobs, with their first priority on their two daughters' comfortable adjustment to their new life.

  • It could be a midlife crisis or a healthy restart, but Kim and Mat decide to relocate from Texas to Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • After holding various jobs in America, Stephanie decides to take charge of her future and start her own tourism company in Italy along the Amalfi Coast, where opportunity abounds and life can be lived at a slower pace.

  • South Carolina restaurant owner Kerri Rae, consumed with her business life, needs a place to get away, so she heads to Nosara, Costa Rica, to hunt for a second tropical home.

  • After a few brutally cold winters in Chicago, Meeta seeks warmer climates and island living on the American territory of Guam.

  • A travel-loving couple gives in to the lure of Southeast Asia and begins searching in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for a Western-style home with a pool and plenty of space for creativity.

  • An Atlanta couple with hectic work schedules travels as a necessary escape from busy city life; after visiting Iceland, they fall in love with the area and decide to buy a vacation home there.

  • A couple follow a job opportunity to Mexico and search for the perfect new home with the modern conveniences to which they've become accustomed.

  • Arjun and Azee both grew up in Dubai but were born in India and Iran, and because the United Arab Emirates doesn't offer citizenship to foreigners, they decide to settle in Portugal due to its golden visa program.

  • After years of working in Dubai, Sandy and Alan are anxious to permanently return to their home country of South Africa. Sandy is looking forward to reconnecting with her South African roots, while Alan's utmost concern is making a smart investment in Cape Town's booming real estate market. When Alan is called back to Dubai before finding the perfect property, he must rely on the couple's son, Ryan, to reign in Sandy's dreamy desires for a home that suits them all.

  • Canadians Scott and Nancy long dream of making a permanent home in Costa Rica; when the right time comes, they purchase two restaurants and need to find their dream home.

  • A romantic relationship brought Swedish-born opera star Simon to the US, where he discovered love and marriage with artist Lana. However, a once in a lifetime opportunity with the Royal Swedish Opera now has the lovebirds returning to Sweden.

  • Kate's humanitarian work is sending her to Paris for a new job opportunity, and she's calling in her friend and fellow expat, Jilian, to help her find the perfect apartment. Kate wants a second bedroom so she can work from home and host visiting family and friends, but an extra room in bustling central Paris doesn't come cheap.

  • When Florida physician Richard was offered the chance to practice medicine in Whitianga, New Zealand, he and wife Juliet jumped at the opportunity to raise their 5-year-old son in a less populated area more focused on nature.

  • A St. Louis couple works toward their commitment of maintaining strong connections with their blended family. In an attempt to motivate the family to spend more time together, they decide to find a second home in sunny Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where they hope to eventually open a bed and breakfast. With the help of their kids, the couple is hoping to find the perfect home that can balance everyone's different priorities.

  • A real estate agent moves to Amsterdam after vacationing in Western Europe and falling in love with the canals. She knows her home should reflect her real estate expertise so she's setting out to find an impressive pet and budget-friendly home near the canal belt. Will Amsterdam meet her big expectations?

  • Kaitlin and Metha were rounding out their doctorate studies in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, when Kaitlin received a job offer in Tromso, Norway. They're seizing the opportunity so Kaitlin can get international experience in hopes of gaining a faculty position at an American university in the future. Although Metha doesn't have her own job lined up, she is hoping to get international experience as well to help her career.

  • After living and working in Washington, DC, for 20 years, Michael and Luis are ready to trade their hectic lives for the calm pace of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where Luis grew up. Luis dreams of a property in his beloved neighborhoods of Ipanema and Copacabana, with a robust kitchen that'll allow him to become a private chef. After the 2016 Summer Olympics, however, Rio de Janeiro's real estate market is far different from what Luis remembers. It'll be up to a local real estate agent to reintroduce Luis to the city of his youth, while Michael and Luis must determine how much they're willing to spend to live the Carioca life on the beach in Rio de Janeiro.

  • A military man is being deployed to Venray, Netherlands, and he's bringing his wife oversees with him for the first time.

  • Iowa couple Amanda and Scott are moving the family to New Zealand after Amanda lands a job in Invercargill. The move will likely result in a smaller living space and a lower salary for the home's breadwinner but will also mean more quality time with the family. Amanda is adamant about staying on budget, but will that require material sacrifices for the family?

  • Paula and Jason have relocated to the city of Delft in the Netherlands where she will study for her master's degree in design and he will continue working remotely for an American company. Jason loves the history of Delft with its centuries-old buildings and canals, but living in the historic city center would mean a much longer commute for Paula. Will the couple be able to find a place near the school in the suburbs and stay close to Delft's beautiful canals and cathedrals?

  • Allen, his wife Adrienne and their three girls are heading to Australia for his new job opportunity. Melbourne's beaches are an integral part of its daily culture, so that's where Adrienne wants their girls to grow up, but practical Allen feels the pricey beach won't give them the space they need. They have moved a lot for Allen's job before, and Adrienne hopes Melbourne will be a long-term home, creating pressure to find the perfect place for their family of five.

  • A Massachusetts duo want their daughter to experience to other cultures, which is why they want to relocate to relaxing Montezuma, Costa Rica.

  • After visiting Ecuador on vacation, longtime sweethearts Keith and Tina are looking for a permanent home in Cuenca. Inspired by their globetrotting children and attracted to Cuenca's walkability and warm climate, these Californian expats are looking for a Colonial-style property with all the comforts of their American home. Keith's desire for Colonial charm would force them to compromise on space, while Tina's American wish list isn't quite reflected in Cuenca's housing inventory. They both want to stay within walking distance to Cuenca's city center, but living closer to the city's pricey center means that their limited income will be stretched to the max and the couple may have to give up the space and comforts they are used to in the states.

  • Dreaming of a waterfront lifestyle, Dallas couple Gary and Tom are searching for a home in Panama. Tom is holding firm to his wish list, but because of their early retirement, Gary wants to be more financially cautious.

  • International pair Liz and Lina choose to take the plunge and purchase an apartment together in Uppsala, Sweden, after hoping back and forth between the U.S. and Europe over the years.

  • Randy is looking to live his dream by moving to Puntarenas, Costa Rica, with his high school sweetheart, Debbie. Randy wants to live on the beach, no matter the cost, but Debbie's priority is finding a house large enough for their kids while maintaining stability for their financial future. Their real estate agent is caught between the clients and their wishes...will he be able to talk Robert into a more affordable home further from the beach?

  • Scott loves living on a boat, and after a recent split with his husband, he's ready to move back on the water - this time in Amsterdam. Scott decides a houseboat will give his daughter Natalie the best experiences possible, and with the help of his budget conscious friend Alison, he navigates the high-priced seas of Amsterdam's diverse houseboat market.

  • After one year of a long distance relationship, Hayley is leaving home to be with her boyfriend in his resident city of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is searching for a place downtown close to his work with old Copenhagen charm, but Hayley is set on keeping the comforts of her family home and wants a big bathroom complete with a tub.

  • Minnesota couple Pamela and David are packing up the kids and moving to Helsinki, Finland, for David's job opportunity. His job is their only source of income and with prices and space in the city center at a premium, it will take some powerful persuasion from Pamela to get David to soften his budget stance in order to give their children a city experience that she didn't have growing up.

  • Robb and Robert are leaving Tokyo for Robb's job transfer where he'll be teaching art to the children of American military families stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Robert wants a home that offers privacy, but Robb wants to be in the center of the city near the art and architecture of Europe. Robert is leaving his job for the move but isn't concerned about budgets, while Robb is uneasy about their finances, creating confusion for their real estate agent.

  • When Alex lands a job in the United Kingdom, he and his wife Christine are both skeptical about leaving family and friends in Columbus, Ohio, but they decide to take a leap of faith and move to Norwich, England. However, location turns out to be an issue when they start to look for a place to live. Will Alex get his way and have a convenient commute every single day or will Christine get her way and live in the city center?

  • A couple who love to vacation have mixed emotions about moving their family to San Jose, Costa Rica, since it means now surviving on only one salary. While budget is an issue, finding a home that's safe and suitable for their daughter is also critical.

  • Christi and Mike were anxious to leave South Africa and experience something different after recently starting a family. When a job opportunity came up for Christi in Rotterdam, Netherlands, it was a perfect match for them as the language and culture in the Netherlands was close to theirs at home.

  • When Christine decided to return to Italy to get her master's degree in interior design, she gave her boyfriend, Robbie, a choice: stay back in Iowa or come with her to Milan. So he chose to further his education too. Having never lived, much less traveled outside the US, Robbie is hoping to find some of the modern creature comforts he is used to from back home. But Christine isn't going to sit idly by and let Robbie miss out on living a traditional Italian lifestyle. With only $1,100 a month to spend on rent, they both may need to make more sacrifices in Milan than they anticipated.

  • Traveling the world has always been a major component of Oliver and Jaclyn's relationship, so when an opportunity to advance his engineering career came up in Groningen, they jumped at the chance to explore the Netherlands. They want their 2-year-old daughter Roma to have an adventure that feels different from suburban Ohio, but they have opposing views on what that looks like. Jaclyn feels the best way to immerse in Dutch culture is to take a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live on a houseboat. Oliver feels the family doesn't need to take as deep of a plunge to get an authentic experience in Groningen, but Jaclyn's dreams may be too big to refuse.

  • Ruth raised her children and developed her occupation in Canada, but she's always wanted to live abroad. Following her divorce, she saw an chance to shake things up and found a dream job in little town in Belgium where she can begin her new adventure.

  • A job opportunity has brought Patrick and his wife, Laura, to London.

  • After a vacation to Australia, a Polish couple are seeking to make the move; they love the beach life; however, the couple's budget is tight.

  • Overwhelmed with the stress of running their own business in Arkansas, new dads Randy and Randal are looking for a vacation home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Puerto Vallarta has been their favorite escape for years, but with their son Jaydin making the trip for the first time, these dads are looking for a permanent property for the whole family to enjoy. Randy wants to relax in a modern property, while Randal wants a home full of traditional Mexican charm. Regardless of style, their second home has to be on-budget and a perfect fit for Jaydin. Compromise is the name of the game as Randy, Randal and Jaydin take the plunge in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • Viktor and Karina are fleeing the hills and freeways of L.A. and going back to Amsterdam where they first met some time ago, except this time, they're a family of four with toddler twins.

  • Newlyweds Nimarta and Chris have always bonded over the love they have for travel. Now they must choose a first home together in Groningen, Netherlands. They can't agree on city center versus countryside, but on a one income budget, finding a compromise is necessary. Will they find a location that won't break the bank so they can continue their European adventure?

  • Career Navy officer Kevin, his wife, Erin, and their baby are being relocated to Devon, England. Erin wants to be close to a village to insure the conveniences of city life she left behind in San Diego, but Kevin wants to find a home that immerses him in the vast English countryside. With long-term rentals on the touristic English coastline at a premium, they must choose between a wide range of properties to find what is best for their small family.

  • Mike and Kathy have lived in Brno, Czech Republic, for five years and are ready to purchase a house for their growing family. Kathy wants a turnkey home in the city center while Mike is looking for a fixer-upper with a yard.

  • A married pair from Grass Lake, Mich., leap at the chance to broaden their children's world views by relocating to the historic city of Augsburg, Germany, where they attempt to master the art of compromise when searching for a house.

  • A world traveler hopes to tour Europe from the home base of Prague.

  • A couple are moving to Colchester, England, from Texas; she is ready to move due to a health condition which is exacerbated by the Texan heat.

  • Janic, Chad and their family are moving to Brisbane, Australia, from Alberta, Canada; Janice wants a typical house in the area; Chad is looking for something more modern.

  • Jeff and Elizabeth and their growing family seek a home in Delft; Jeff is googly-eyed over the opportunity to live in Europe.

  • For Russ and Stacy, shuffling their hectic jobs and raising a blended family of five has been crazy. After an inspiring vacation to Costa Rica they determine to purchase a home there.

  • A lady who spent childhood summers in Italy hopes to share this part of her background with her family. However, her plan to find a place in the beautiful countryside is faced with resistance from her husband, who would prefer to live in the city of Lucca.

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