A Savannah Couple Searches for Their Dream Oceanfront Home
A Georgia couple combs the sands of Tybee Island for a beachfront property with all the amenities for under $250,000.
A Florida Couple Hopes to Find the Perfect Beachfront Getaway
A workaholic couple who runs a bed and breakfast in St. Augustine, FL, want to find a second home where they can escape the grind for a weekend in paradise. They hope to find something nearby for under $250,000.
A California Couple Searches for a Coastal Condo
A cross-country couple searches for a home on the West Coast where they can enjoy a permanent vacation.
A Tampa Family Looks for a Secluded Family Getaway
A couple wants a family retreat to escape their over-scheduled lives. They search for a beachfront home that's under budget but large enough for them and their four boys on Little Gasparilla Island, FL.
A Louisiana family Scours Johnson Bayou for a Real Vacation Home.
A couple needs a secluded beach house to escape the pressures of owning their own air conditioning business. They hope to find a property for under $150,000 in Johnson Bayou, LA.
An Iowa Couple Looks for a Beach Home Where the Family Can Meet
Iowa teachers are looking for a place to spend their summers with their family in Manasota Key, FL. They hope to find a beachfront home for under $350,000.
A Miami Man Searches the Shores for Beachside Living
A project manager is finally ready to live his dream of owning a piece property right on the water in one of America's hottest beach towns. He hopes to accomplice his goal for $300,000 or less.
A Texas Couple Aims to Find a Beachfront Paradise
A Houston couple is all about finding a place where they can spread out and escape work. They hope to dig their toes into the sands of Rockport, TX, for $350,000 or less.
A Louisiana Family Hunts Down a Beachfront Bargain
Tired of renting, a couple decides it's time to buy a permanent vacation home in Perdido Key, Florida. They hope to zero in on the best bang for their buck with a budget of $275,000.
A Couples Search for a Boater's Paradise
A couple is seeking a vacation home in the waterfront community of Port Charlotte, FL. Easy water access is key, so they hope to find their ideal destination for under $350,000.
A Philly Couple Hunts for a Home With a Front Door to the Ocean
A Pennsylvania couple searches for a dream retreat for their family for under $300,000 on St. Simons Island, GA.
A Kansas Family Looks for a Beach Home So They can be Closer to the Water
A Kansas family searches for a beach house where they can vacation throughout the year in Matlacha, FL. They hope to find a property for under $300,000.
A California Woman Searches for a Permanent Vacation Spot
A woman searches for the perfect permanent vacation home in northern California on a budget of just $200,000.
First-Time Bargain Hunting on St. Thomas
A couple met, fell in love, and started their family on the island of St. Thomas. They now want a permanent home they can put their own touch on for under $350,000.
A Woman Bargains for Luxury With a Waterfront View
A world traveler has relocated to Miami, FL, for her career and must find a new home before her lease expires. She's looking for a state-of-the-art building with ocean views, all for under $300,000.
Hunting the Emerald Coast for a Waterfront Home
An active couple cruises the sugar sand beaches of Pensacola, Florida, for a home that puts them in the middle of the of both waterfronts. Between four properties, they try to find a place with a view, plenty of room for guests and ocean access.
A Little Latin Retreat on Puerto Rico's Island of Vieques.
A couple loves unwinding on the Caribbean's exotic white sand beaches. With a mutual love for the ocean and a connection to the Latin culture, they decide to find a second home on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.
A Couple Searches for a Beach Home in the Florida Keys.
A couple has spent years vacationing in the Florida Keys and are fed up with the high prices of local hotels The want to continue to enjoy spending time on the water but from the comfort of their own waterfront condo.
Vacation Villa in the Dominican Republic
A Canadian couple and their two children search for the perfect vacation villa in the Dominican Republic. This active family is looking for a safe home with multiple bedrooms and beach access on a budget of $325,000.
A Hoboken Family Hunts Jacksonville Beach
A couple with two kids wants to find a beach house that touches sand in Jacksonville Beach, FL. They're looking for a spacious single family home with rental potential for $375,000 or less.
A Carolina Couple Searches for their Dream Waterfront Home
A couple is looking to purchase a waterfront property in the city where they fell in love: Fort Myers, FL. They want place close to downtown with space to build a water feature and room for their families for under $175,000.
A Couple Searches for an Island Home to Enjoy Year-Round.
A couple is looking to make a lifestyle change by moving to St. Croix. However, before they can make this major leap to the US Virgin Islands, they must start the search for a picture-perfect home on a $375,000 budget.
Bargain Hunting Orange Beach, Alabama
Siblings search the shores of Orange Beach, AL, for a beachfront property to give to their parents as an anniversary present.
The Florida Family Escape
A family of five has their hearts set on a beachfront property in Destin, Florida, a town they've been in love with for years. However, they soon discover that beachfront condominiums are well above their budget, and they may have to look elsewhere.
A Southern Abode on the Coastal Bend of South Texas
A couple hunts for a weekend getaway to spend more time as a family with their two-year-old son. They want to call one of the charming towns on the Coastal Bend of South Texas their second home for just $350,000.
A Couple Searches for an Island Home on the Beach
After getting married on St. Croix, a couple wants to continue making memories by the Caribbean Sea. They decide to make the US Virgin Islands their second home and look for the perfect beachfront getaway on a $350,000 budget.
Emerald Waters and White Sands on the Shores of Blue Mountain Beach, FL
A couple looks for the perfect beach escape in the Florida Panhandle. They want emerald water views and quick Gulf shore access without busting their budget of $350,000.
A Mexican Retreat on the Pacific Coastline
After years of vacationing in Mexico, a couple looks to find a second home near their favorite beach town of Bucerias. However, a lengthy wish list and two very different budgets makes the house hunting process difficult.
A Young Man Searches for his Dominican Republic Getaway.
A young man searches for his beachfront getaway on the north shore of the Dominican Republic.
Family Fun in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
A couple has been vacationing with their children in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, for as long as they can remember. They have enjoyed their time so much that they want to buy a home, but finding a big property for their family of five is no easy task.
A Brother and Sister Go to Cabo
A father of three with another on the way enlists his sister's help to find the perfect family vacation home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.
A Tropical Nest on Pine Island, Florida
A couple hunts for the perfect waterfront home to extend their boating season year round. With a love for summer weather and exotic wildlife, they want to make Pine Island, FL, their second home for $200,000 or less.
Bargain Hunting Pismo Beach, CA
A California couple searches for a sunny beach home with lots of space for under $375,000.
Bargain Hunting Puerto Vallarta
Buyers search for a beach home with lots of space and steps from the beach for under $275,000 in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico.
Bound to Buy in 'Bama
A couple wants to make the beaches of Alabama their home, but the question is whether to make the move now or later. Their real estate agent hopes to sway them to take the plunge by finding the perfect property for under $250,000.
A Hacienda on Mexico's Island of Isla Mujeres
A couple searches for a second home on beautiful Isla Mujeres in Mexico. With a tricky wish list and limited inventory on the island, they look to their real estate agent to help them navigate the house hunting process.
A Canal Front Home in the Venice of America.
Florida natives look for a canal front home to spend more time boating on the open waters near Fort Lauderdale. They hope to enhance their summer lifestyle for under $375,000.
A Second Home With Room to Grow on Puerto Rico's Island of Vieques
A couple searches for a second home on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques. While they both agree there needs to be room to grow, they're faced with the dilemma of choosing between a turnkey and a fixer-upper.
Big Beach, Small Town Charm
After vacationing in Biloxi, Mississippi, for many years, a mother and her two daughters feel it's finally time to purchase a vacation home there, but trying to please two girls while staying under budget for the perfect condominium is not an easy task.
Texas Living on the Shores of Crystal Beach.
A couple has been vacationing in Crystal Beach, TX, since they were in high school. Having always dreamed of owning a home on the Texas coast, they're finally ready to find the perfect beach home for under $275,000.
A Home on the Grand Strand in South Carolina
A couple hunts for the perfect beachfront home to help unwind from their busy work week. They hope to find their dream vacation getaway on South Carolina's Grand Strand for $150,000 or less.
A Relaxing Gulden Villa With a View
A couple wants to check out of their hectic routines by escaping to the Jersey Shore with their two dogs. Relaxation, no yard work, a fire place and a great kitchen are on the wish list in Villas, New Jersey, but state law restricts dogs from the beaches.
Paradise on the Pacific in Long Beach, Washington
A family is looking to buy their dream vacation home on the sands of Long Beach, WA. They're aiming to get the most bang for their buck within their budget of $325,000.
The Point Is to Be Pleasant
A couple and their toddler retreat to the beaches of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, to find the perfect house near the sand. Child safety, parking and close proximity to the water are major players on an ever-growing list of must-haves for their dream house.
A Home to Grow in Nags Head, NC
A couple looks for a beachfront home to create summer memories with their sons in Nags Head, NC.
Pining for a Peaceful Paradise in Pine Knoll Shores
A family wants to trade in their tourist town of Atlantic Beach, NC, for the slower-paced life of Pine Knoll Shores, NC. Finding a slice of sanctuary on this barrier island for under $335,000 may be a tall order, though.
A Couple's Treasure on Emerald Isle
A couple of active empty nesters search for the perfect getaway to enjoy with each other yet still big enough for family visits. They hope to find exactly what they're looking for in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, on a $330,000 budget.
This is Just Way Too Mystic
Owning a beach home has been a ship-in-a-bottle dream for this family, but with Mystic Harbor just an hour's drive away, that is about to change. They will need ample space to entertain friends when they find their own slice of Connecticut's waterfront.
A Baby on the Way on the Outer Banks
An active couple with a young daughter and a baby on the way looks for the perfect Outer Banks beach home in North Carolina to spend time with their growing family, but on their tight budget, they are not sure they will be able to meet all of their needs.
Beachfront and Center in Sargent, Texas
A husband, wife and their teenage son yearn for the open waterways of Sargent, Texas, where only a tall order of their individual requests and a tight budget stand in the way of beachfront bliss.
Gorgeous Crystal Coast Getaway
An active couple and their two teenagers have vacationed on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina for as long as they can remember. They've decided to buy a home of their own, but they must find one big enough for their family as well as their friends.
A Gem of a Home on Emerald Isle, NC
A couple wants to give their two children the same childhood summers they grew up enjoying, so they set out to find the perfect weekend getaway in nearby Emerald Isle, NC.
Battling Budgets in North Myrtle Beach
A couple agrees on the idea of a vacation home in North Myrtle Beach, SC, but they're finding out their differing budgets may come between them.
Get Your Wave On in Avon
A woman wants to exchange her busy city life for a beachfront home and the small town charm of Avon, North Carolina, but with such a big commitment, she must find a house that really suits all of her needs.
Searching for a Sun Worshipper's Spot in Virginia Beach
A single woman and her sister search for a spot along Shore Drive in Virginia Beach, VA.
Big Texas, Little Budget
A couple searches South Padre Island for a place in the sand that both their family and potential renters can enjoy. In a multi-million dollar market with a budget of only $250,000, they're hoping not everything has to be bigger in Texas.
Living in Flip Flops on Fripp Island, SC
A mom and her two daughters seek a home with lush views and quick beach access on Fripp Island, SC.
The Maine Idea is to Relax in Old Orchard Beach
A man returns to his old haunts in Maine to look for new digs for him and his daughter in Old Orchard Beach. He hopes to land an oceanfront getaway for under $200,000.
Galavanting Around for a Summer Home on Beaches of Galveston, TX.
A Houston couple seeks a beach home in Galveston, TX, to spend more time with their three small children.
A Couple Looks for a Weekend Getaway in Picturesque and Prestigious Montauk
A Manhattan couple sets their sights on a beachfront home of their own in Montauk, NY.
Hunting for the Perfect Seaside Vista Along the Coast of Virginia
A couple hunts along the Virginia coast for a spacious seaside home for under $199,000.
Ocean City Dreaming Along the Shores of Maryland
A busy Pennsylvania family searches for a beach retreat on the sunny shores of Ocean City, MD.
Waking Waretown Dreams on the Jersey Shore
An inland couple searches for a vacation home on the Jersey Shore. He's hoping to snag a lagoon front home to dock his fantasy boat, but she's not on deck with any plans that exceed their $350,000 budget.
Beach Living on the Shores of Barrington, RI.
A father seeks a waterfront home in Barrington, Rhode Island, so he can enjoy the beach lifestyle with his daughter.
To Buy Beachside or Bayside in South Padre Island, Texas
A Las Vegas, NV, couple faces the dilemma of whether to go beachside or bayside on beautiful South Padre Island, TX.
Don't Top the Budget on Topsail Island, NC
A couple looks for an affordable vacation home on Topsail Island, NC. He has his heart set on a standalone home for the family, but she's hoping she can convince him of the value of a beachfront condo.
An Akumal Adventure on Half Moon Bay
Avid snorkelers travel to Mexico to look for an amazing abode on Akumal's Half Moon Bay. They want a condo on the sandy shores for $250,000 or less.
Northern Beach Retreat on the Outer Banks
A family hopes to find a beachfront getaway on the northern beaches of the Outer Banks, NC.
Crystal Beach Is Within Reach
A family of four hopes that owning beachfront property will enable them to pack up and head to the beach whenever they want, so they scour Crystal Beach, Texas, in search of a property that can double as a family rental investment.
Ocean Isle Oasis Along the Southern Coast of North Carolina
A couple strives to maintain a strong bond with their two sons by purchasing a beachfront getaway in North Carolina.
Yearnin' for Chuburna Puerto, Mexico
A couple hopes to purchase a beach house for their family of six in Chuburna Puerto, Mexico.
Longing for Long Branch, New Jersey
A couple hopes to solidify the bond with their four children by acquiring a beachfront retreat in New Jersey.
Look for Me on Tybee Island, Georgia
After vacationing on Tybee Island, Georgia, for years, a Hoosier family makes a fast break to find a turnkey-ready home on the water. With two energetic boys, Mom and Dad will need to keep family first in order to keep peace.
Giddy to Find a Beachfront Home in Ocean City
A couple searches for their own waterfront escape in their favorite seaside metropolis of Ocean City, MD.
She Belongs to Amelia
With a personality as big as her heart, a woman seeks ocean, sand and serenity in a beachfront home on Amelia Island, Florida, but there is no way that her son and daughter-in-law will allow her to take on such a task by herself.
A Pacific Northwest Paradise in Ocean Shores, Washington
A family looks to relocate seaside after falling in love with the outdoors of Ocean Shores, WA.
The Coast With the Most
A couple has their heart set on finding a second home in Palm Coast, Florida, where they love everything that the quaint beach town has to offer, but finding a place on the water that is big enough for their family of nine is no easy task.
Hatteras Holiday on the North Carolina Coast.
A couple is ready to purchase a permanent vacation home in their favorite seaside sanctuary of Hatteras Village, NC.
A Young Couple Yearns for a New Life in Beautiful St. Croix.
The need for change inspires a couple with a budget of $300,000 to move from Pittsburgh to St. Croix.
Not the Average Joe on the Gulf
After discovering that certain beaches will force them to exclude their beloved dog from family walks, a Georgia couple weighs their options before diving headfirst into a beachfront home in St. Joseph's Bay, Florida.
She Wares It Well
A mother tags along with her daughter to find a waterfront home for under $300,000 in Waretown, NJ.
My Heart-a Belongs to Puerto Vallarta
A couple from Vancouver hopes to purchase a beach house in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, for under $300,000.
Crashin' on the shores of Crystal Beach, TX
A family of four searches for a beachfront home away from home in Crystal Beach, TX.
Fortifying a Family in Fort Pierce
Two parents hope the purchase of a beachfront home in Fort Pierce, FL will entice their children to visit more often.
Small Island, Large Family and a Big Beach House
A couple uncovers the beauty of Daufuskie Island, South Carolina, while on the hunt for a relaxing beach house large enough for all eleven members of their newly blended family.
Passport to Rio Hato, Panama
A Canadian hopes to relocate south and find a beachfront home in Rio Hato, Panama, for under $200,000.
Redemption in Rockport, Texas
A married couple hopes to purchase a beachfront home along the Gulf Coast in Rockport, TX.
A Couple From Jersey Escapes to Beautiful St. Croix.
A couple with a budget of $150,000 gets overwhelmed by the beauty of St. Croix.
Ethereal Eleuthera Experience
A couple from New York hopes to find a beach house on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas for under $375,000.
A Slice of the Exotic Costa Rican Paradise
A couple is looking for a vacation home to escape the cold winters of their hometown in Toronto. The active lifestyle and picturesque surroundings of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, appeal to their interests, but they want a home can be rented out as well.
Passion for Port Lavaca, Texas
A couple searches the shores of Port Lavaca, TX, for a full-time beach home with a vacation feel for under $275,000.
Costa Rican Playa Persuasion
A Brooklyn couple decides that a beachfront home in Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica, would be the ideal setting for family fun and would entice their college-aged daughters to visit more often in the future.
Caribbean Dreamin' in the Great White North
A young Canadian couple searches for a vacation home on the sun-drenched shores of Isabela, Puerto Rico.
It's a Life of Ease in the Lower Keys of Florida
An Alaskan family is looking to retire their snow boots for a wildlife retreat in the Lower Keys of Florida.
Searching for a Seafront Sanctuary in Saipan
A San Diego couple searches for sanctuary and some space for their new barbecue food trailer business on the Northern Mariana Island of Saipan.
The Value Of Friendship In Manta
A newlywed couple and their blended family want to find a tropical vacation getaway to escape Alaska's bitter winters. A friend opens their eyes to the endless oceanfront possibilities of Manta, Ecuador.
Sustainability on the Sands of Guanacaste, Costa Rica
A Denver couple is trading their fast-paced lives for permanent relaxation in Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Wanting to leave a smaller footprint on the Earth, the couple searches for a sustainable beachfront oasis for under $250,000.
Destination Daytona Beach, FL
After years of sharing a condo with friends, a couple is ready to own a beachfront home in Daytona, FL. It's the perfect vacation spot for the Kentucky natives, but their budget of $300,000 won't go far.
All in for Agana Beach, Guam
A single mother wants to leave behind her current home for a more manageable residence on Agana Beach, Guam. With less housework, she and her six kids can fully enjoy Guam's natural beauty, if she can shake off the high prices.
Opening Up Shop in San Jacinto, Ecuador
A couple searches for spot on the sand to open up their own bed and breakfast in San Jacinto, Ecuador.
Finding a Castle on the Coast in Fort Pierce, FL
A family looks for a vacation home to relax and spend time together in the Sunrise City of Fort Pierce, Florida.
A Crucial Life Change In Crucita
A Canadian ditches his intense, fast-paced lifestyle for the beautiful beaches of Crucita, a remote fishing village in Ecuador.
Swooning for Tamuning, Guam
A medical professional searches for an oceanfront condo that is close to both his job and the beautiful beaches of Tamuning, Guam.
Key West, Florida, Comeback
A single mother searches for a beachfront home where she and her sons can reconnect and spend time together in Key West, FL.
Moving In on Merritt Island, Florida
A couple is ready to start a new chapter by purchasing a home together on Merritt Island, FL. He's ready to find a property with a boat lift, dock and easy access to water, but she wants a brand-new kitchen with room to entertain.
Gettin' Away to Galveston, TX
A couple works in separate cities but spend weekends together at their home in Beaumont, TX. With such hectic schedules, they're looking for a beachfront retreat in Galveston where they can spend quality time.
Hiding Away in Jaco, Costa Rica
A couple looks for a casa on the cinnamon-colored sands of Jaco, Costa Rica. Their wish list includes a pool, stellar views and beach access within walking distance, all for under $220,000.
A Future on Fripp Island, South Carolina
An expectant couple wants a waterfront place to unwind and make family memories. They scour the remote shores of Fripp Island, SC, for a vacation home with rental potential.
A Tail of Alligator Point, Florida
A couple is ready to live out their waterfront dreams and purchase a home on the sea oat-covered sands of Alligator Point, FL.
Grabbing a Deal in Galveston, TX
A couple and their three kids want to enhance family fun time with a beachfront home in Galveston, TX. They hope to grab a deal in the action-packed resort destination for under $235,000.
Placencia: It's Un-BELIZE-able
A Cleveland couple tired of Ohio winters is looking for a place in sunny Placencia, Belize. They want both a home and room for a beachfront business, all for only $350,000.
No Shirt, No Shoes, Nosara, Costa Rica
A world-traveling couple has really connected with the small surf town of Nosara, Costa Rica. They love the active outdoor lifestyle and feel it's time to finally purchase some beachfront property of their own.
Maintenance-Free in Siesta Key, Florida
A western Pennsylvania family wants a place to get away from their cold, busy lifestyle up north. They fell in love with Siesta Key, FL, and are hoping to purchase a condo to use as a vacation spot and income property.
Southern-Style Savings Along the Shores of North Myrtle Beach
A couple and their two children search for an oceanfront sanctuary on a $199,000 budget in North Myrtle Beach, SC.
Countdown to Cape Canaveral, Florida
A couple and their three kids look for a coastal condo in Cape Canaveral, FL.
Worry-Free on Ambergris Caye, Belize
A dad and daughter hunt for a sun-soaked fortress for family fun on Ambergris Caye, Belize.
Cashing In on a Casa in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
A Canadian couple looks for a beach getaway where they can relax and spend time with their loved ones. They both agree Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, is the perfect tropical oasis to escape the frigid northern winters.
Buying in Beaufort on a Budget
A couple loves visiting the historic seaside community of Beaufort, North Carolina. They're finally ready to buy a beach of their own and are looking for something in their budget of $375,000.
Bridge to a Bargain in New London County, CT
A couple is ready to move closer to the beach and have decided on New London County, Connecticut. The beach lovers hope to find a coastal steal for under $350,000.
Finding a Home in Winthrop Before the Wedding
An engaged couple wants to escape city life and find a home in the quaint beach community of Winthrop, Massachusetts. They hoping to find the beach house of their dreams before their wedding.
Gettin' Mama a Gulf Front View in Orange Beach, Alabama
A couple has decided to buy in their childhood vacation spot of Orange Beach, Alabama, so they can spend more time with their two sons. The family is looking for a beachfront condo with a gulf view for under $275,000.
Turn Me On to San Juan, Puerto Rico
New Yorkers decide to invest in a vacation property in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They want to find an affordable slice of paradise with ocean views for under $350,000.
Rentable Retreat in Ocean City, Maryland
A couple is ready to buy a home in their favorite vacation spot of Ocean City, Maryland. With a budget of $250,000, they're looking for a beach property they can rent out when they're not using it.
Taking It Slow in Jaco, Costa Rica
Spontaneous Floridians decide to buy a vacation home in Jaco, Costa Rica. Even though they've never visited Costa Rica before, they're hoping to find the perfect beachfront retreat for under $365,000.
Shuckin' It Up in Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
A New York family of five has visited every beach in North Carolina and are now ready to buy a vacation home on Ocean Isle Beach. With a budget of $375,000, they hope to find the perfect beachfront house for their family.
Fleeing Chicago, Illinois, for St. Croix
A family of four has enjoyed their vacations in St. Croix away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago. They hope to find a pristine slice of paradise on the island for under $375,000, so they can visit whenever they like.
Me and My Madre in South Padre Island, Texas
A mother helps her college-aged daughter look for her first investment property on South Padre Island in Texas.
Hunting for a Hidden Gem on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
The owners of a Maryland catering company want a vacation home on Hilton Head Island, SC, so they can make the most of their off-season breaks. They hope to find a peaceful sanctuary in the sand for under $275,000.
A Newlywed Life on North Padre Island, Texas
A couple was in a long distance relationship, but now he's ready to leave Austin, TX, to join her on North Padre Island. They want start their new life together by finding a waterfront home for under $375,000.
A Budget to Squeeze in Placencia, Belize
A young couple who feels a strong connection to the ocean decides to buy a property in Placencia, Belize. Known for exquisite diving and a friendly atmosphere, will they pick a place in this laid-back town on their first visit?
Surfing the Shores of Topsail Island, North Carolina
After years of renting, a military couple has finally saved up enough to find their perfect beachfront condo on Topsail Island in North Carolina. While he's being deployed, she's leading the search to find their dream home for only $199,000.
A Place in the Pines of Lincoln City, OR
After a trip down the Pacific Coast, a Utah family fell in love with Lincoln City, Oregon. They want a beach vacation home nestled in the pine trees and rocky cliffs, but they also need their new property to bring in rental revenue.
Deciding on Dauphin Island, AL
A couples has their sights set on a seaside home steps from the sand for under $250,000 on beautiful Dauphin Island, Alabama. With an abundance of budget-friendly activities like crabbing, shelling and biking, the area is perfect for the entire family.
Bringing Up Baby in Ocean City, Maryland
A couple with a baby on the way wants to escape their hectic lives in Baltimore and build precious family memories in their own Ocean City beach house. After a lengthy period of saving, they hope to find the perfect vacation home right on the water.
Combing for a Coastal Home Office in Carolina Beach
A couple is relocating from Durham to Carolina Beach, North Carolina, and since they both work from home, office space is a must-have. They're hoping to find the perfect beach getaway where they can work and play for only $340,000.
A Beachy View in Branford, CT
A nurse and a paramedic are looking for the perfect beach house in Branford, Connecticut, so they can unwind after long shifts. This young couple is hoping to scope out a spot with a sea view for under $350,000.
Passage to Port Aransas, Texas
After spending the past seven years visiting Port Aransas, Texas, a family with hectic lives would love to purchase their very own vacation home along its sandy, sun-kissed shores, but a limited inventory could cause a snag.
Craving a Condo in Cocoa Beach, Florida
A couple has been visiting Cocoa Beach, Florida, for ten years, and now they're looking for a vacation home to create more special memories. While they are eager to get out on the sand, disagreements over the budget could put a kink in their search.
Satisfaction in Sargent, Texas
A couple with three daughters is looking to find a beach getaway in Sargent, Texas. While they agree on location, they're at odds over what's most important -- access to fishing or the beach.
Coastal Fun in Florida's New Smyrna Sun
A couple and their two kids have spent plenty of time at New Smyrna Beach, FL, and think it's the ideal vacation destination for their family and friends if they can find the perfect beachfront home within their budget.
All in for Gulf Shores, Alabama
A mother and her two daughters combine their resources to invest in a beach home for the entire family in Gulf Shores, Alabama. With white sandy beaches and Southern hospitality, this small town is the perfect vacation location for these Ohio natives.
Flockin' to Rockport, Texas
A couple searches for a vacation home to create some lasting family memories with their kids in the charming fishing community of Rockport, Texas.
Small Living on the Puget Sound, WA
A mom and daughter look for a tiny beach house for the family on the Puget Sound. Tucked away in the northwestern corner of Washington, the area provides endless shoreline, has wildlife around every corner and is perfect for their outdoor lifestyle.
Get Me Back to Panama City Beach, Florida
After selling their beachfront condo and enduring a landlocked summer in Texas, a couple has decided to return to Panama City Beach, Florida. With a $340,000 budget, they hope to find a new seaside sanctuary for their family.
Destin-ed for Family Fun in Florida
A family of four from Atlanta search white sand beaches to find a relaxing getaway in Destin, Florida. With home prices along the crystal clear waters piling over $10 million, they'll need some help finding a budget-friendly fortress for under $199,000.
Getting to Know Jaco, Costa Rica
A Florida couple has always dreamed of owning a beach house, but waterfront property around Tampa is too expensive. While researching possible locations internationally, they decide to check out property in the small surf community of Jaco, Costa Rica.
Putting Panama City Beach Within Reach
After living landlocked in Atlanta, a new job offer provides a couple with the opportunity to relocate to the quiet shores of Panama City Beach, Florida. They'll need to find a place large enough to accommodate their four kids while staying under budget.
Taking Flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
Searching for the conveniences of a year-round residence, two real estate agents hunt for a permanent beach home for their family in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, for under $350,000.
Thrills in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
An engaged couple shops for a waterfront home along the shores of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.
The Kids Agree on Siesta Key, Florida
An Ohio family of five fell in love with the Siesta Key area of Florida, and after years of renting a vacation place, they're finally ready to purchase a condo to call their own.
Family Retreat in St. Thomas
After falling in love with the location during their vow renewal, an Ohio family of four hopes to buy a condo in St. Thomas on the US Virgin Islands for under $325,000.
Planning to Stay in Port Aransas
After years of renting, a family of five is ready to plant their roots and purchase a beach home in Port Aransas, Texas, for under $325,000. While they agree on most things, they've discovered that they differ on the condition of their future home.
Picking a Palace in Palacios, Texas
An El Campo, TX, couple takes the plunge and begins shopping for their very own beachfront paradise in Palacios, TX.
Staying Put on St. Thomas, USVI
Born and raised in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, a woman is ready to fully commit to an island life of ease. After years of renting in the downtown Charlotte Amalie area, she's ready to escape the hustle and bustle with her first home in the hills.
On the Road to Renewal in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
A New Orleans couple is finally fulfilling their dream of owning a home at their favorite relaxation spot and weekend getaway in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. After a disciplined period of saving, they have $325,000 to find their perfect vacation home.
Off-Season Escape in Avon, North Carolina
A family of four is looking to find a house to rent out during the peak season and enjoy in the winter in Avon, North Carolina. With some help, they hope to find the perfect off-season escape for under $325,000.
Hooked on Sayulita, Mexico
After getting hooked on the vibrant beach town's exposure to a traditional Mexican culture, a Minnesota family of four searches for the perfect vacation home along the beautiful beaches of Sayulita, Mexico.
Making More Memories in Manahawkin, New Jersey
Three siblings grew up renting summer houses with their family in Manahawkin, New Jersey. The shore is the perfect place for them to get together again and find a family vacation home for under $350,000.
Making a Splash in Ocean City, Maryland
A couple and their two daughters want to move closer to the beach in Maryland, and they have their eye on kid-friendly Ocean City. With a boat in tow, they hope to find a place right on the water for under $325,000.
Savings on Washington's San Juan Islands
After making multiple trips to and from Mexico became problematic, a couple hopes to purchase a vacation home in their own backyard on one of Washington's San Juan Islands within their firm budget of $375,000.
California Dreamin' in Morro Bay
A beach-loving couple wants to move closer to the water in Morro Bay, California. With West Coast prices quickly climbing out of reach, they hope to find the perfect beachfront home right on the water for under $375,000.
Returning to Kailua Kona, Hawaii
While visiting Kailua Kona, Hawaii, a couple fell in love with the location and decided to buy a beachfront condo there to share with their daughter. They're looking for the perfect tropical retreat for under $350,000.
Sun and Sand on the Grand Strand, South Carolina
A couple hopes to find a beach house with boat access on the shores of South Carolina's Grand Strand.
Why Not Move to Warwick?
Rhode Island natives who are tired of renting in Narragansett dive into Warwick's housing market. With a budget of $215,000, they're looking for their first home in the Ocean State that offers access to their family, work and favorite activities.
Longing for Long Beach Island
High school sweethearts look to Long Beach Island off the coast of New Jersey to purchase their first home. With a budget of $299,000, they're ready to embrace the beachfront lifestyle.
Grooving in Gulfport, Mississippi
Inspired by a family vacation, a woman wants a fresh start in Gulfport, Mississippi. With some help from a friend, she's hoping to find her change of scenery in a for a beach house for under $350,000.
Quest for the Best of Westerly, Rhode Island
A couple wants to purchase a weekend getaway in the coastal community of Westerly, Rhode Island, before they walk down the aisle. With a budget of $375,000, they hope to find the perfect place to relax and unwind.
Down by the Chesapeake Bay
A couple loves visiting Cape Charles, Virginia, with their three young sons. Wanting to take advantage of the small town charm, the family is seeking a historical beach home with a budget of $375,000.
Hitting the Road in Maui, Hawaii
A high school teacher hits the road in Hawaii to find a vacation home for under $300,000 in his dream location of Maui.
A Casa in Costa Maya
An Austin, TX, couple hopes to find a waterfront vacation home perfect for their snorkeling and scuba diving hobbies in the underdeveloped paradise of Costa Maya, Mexico.
Wave of Savings in Surfside Beach, Texas
A Texas family of six looks for an affordable vacation property in the Gulf Coast community of Surfside Beach, TX.
A Deal in Jonesport-Beals
Locals Stephen and Heidi want to upgrade from ocean views to oceanfront living in the Jonesport-Beals area of Maine. He's a commercial lobster fisherman, so they are hoping to find a waterfront home with a dock for under $350,000.
No Qualms on the Isle of Palms, South Carolina
San Francisco couple Frank and Margaret are searching the warm beaches of Isle of Palms, SC, for their dream vacation house. With limited available real estate, they hope to find a vacation getaway without going over $360,000.
Keeping Active in Akumal
Shannon has been saving her entire life to purchase a beach home. Her two children have traveled the world with her, and they've all decided that Akumal, Mexico, is the ideal spot for a family getaway under $390,000.
Crunch Time in Melbourne Beach, Florida
Lindey's property in Atlanta sold quicker than she expected, and she needs to find her new dream beach house as soon as possible. With the help of her daughter, Lindsey hopes to find the beach house of her dreams for $395,000.
Craving the California Coast
A couple searches for a beachfront home for three generations to share in Crescent City, CA.
It's Game Time in Galveston, Texas
A football-loving family of four would like to get away from their busy home life in Katy, Texas, and spend more quality time together. They're looking for the perfect beachfront home in Galveston, Texas, for under $399,000.
From Turkey to the South Jersey Shore
Growing up in Turkey, brothers Sevket and Selim were landlocked and dreamed of owning a house on the beach. Now, they're looking for a beachfront home their entire family can enjoy on the South Jersey Shore, for under $399,000.
At Home in Hampton Beach
A family of five loves Hampton Beach, NH, and all the great family attractions that it offers, but they're tired of sitting in traffic during the commute. They're shopping for the perfect beachfront condo for under $400,000.
Wowed by the Wildwoods of New Jersey
A father-son duo searches for an oceanfront crash pad in the Wildwoods of New Jersey where they can get away from hectic city life.
Back Again at Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
High school sweethearts return to their hometown of Atlantic Beach, NC, looking for a waterfront retreat where they can raise their children.
Saving Dough in Pompano Beach
A buyer has always dreamed of owning a beachfront home on the California coast. She hasn't been able to find an affordable property, so she's expanding her search to the tropical shores of Pompano Beach, Florida.
Relocating to Roatan, Honduras
A Phoenix family is tired of living in the desert and ready to move full-time to the beach. They've fallen in love with the tropical island of Roatan, Honduras, and they hope to find a perfect seaside home that's budget friendly.
The Allure of the North Shore, Massachusetts
In North Reading, Massachusetts, a husband hopes to convince his wife to purchase a vacation getaway for their family of five. They need to find an affordable property for $299,000 or less, preferably in a quaint beach town.
Channeling Chelem Beauty
After years of saving and countless trips to Mexico, Kenn and Paddy are ready to move to the small fishing village of Chelem. They want a tropical beachside property to turn into a bustling bed and breakfast, all for $195,000.
Spontaneously Buying a Beach Home on the Island of St. Croix
Fed up with the rising costs of vacations, a couple decides to buy a home on St. Croix, the largest of the US Virgin Islands, after only one visit.
A couple who grew up vacationing in Destin, Florida, wants to share the experience with their kids, so they're looking for a waterfront condo under $350,000 that they can rent when they're away.
Fleeing to Freeport, Texas
An Oklahoma family leaves their landlocked home for a beachfront vacation home in the quaint town of Freeport, TX.
Investing in Paradise on Panama City Beach, Florida
A large blended family searches for a beachfront condo overlooking the gulf where they can vacation and rent out to other families in Panama City Beach, FL.
On Par for Miramar Beach, Florida
A Georgia couple searches for a vacation property in Miramar Beach, FL, where they can relax and rent out to other families.
Our Own Piece of Ocean Park, Washington
A young Oregon family is ready to buy a vacation home on Long Beach Peninsula in Washington. A secluded getaway with a chain of coastal towns, it's the perfect choice to relax and unwind on untouched beaches for under $375,000.
Headed Back to Pensacola Beach, Florida
A couple gets a jump start on their family vacations by buying a condo overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in the beautiful town of Pensacola Beach, FL.
Vacation Condo in Orange Beach, Alabama
Jamie and Jamie feel that purchasing a beachfront property in Orange Beach, Alabama, is a great opportunity to spend more time with their children. They're hoping to find a fun-filled vacation condo with a view for under $340,000.
Saving on the Spacious Sands of La Ceiba, Honduras
A Texas father-daughter duo search for the perfect vacation spot in La Ceiba, Honduras. They've fallen in love with the area's jungles and are ready for more adventure, but will they have the budget for a seaside home?
Room for Everyone in Galveston, Texas
A mother-daughter team buys a beachfront vacation home near the great local attractions in Galveston, TX.
Hungry for a Full-Time Home in Carolina Beach
Tyler and Madi own and operate a seafood catering business in Carolina Beach, North Carolina. Tired of renting a place with their dog for years, they are ready to purchase a permanent beachfront home for under $230,000.
South of the Border Savings in Puerto Escondido, Mexico
A family of three has recently discovered the beautiful waters of Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Even though it's their first time in the area, they're ready to purchase a beachfront property for under $399,000.
A New Chapter in Crystal Beach
A New Mexico family leaves the mountains behind for the coastline of Crystal Beach, TX. Homes on these lively shores can cost several million dollars, so they carefully comb the sands to find the perfect new home on their budget.
A Life for Me on Manasota Key
Blake grew up on Manasota Key, FL, and moved back two years ago to help with his family's real estate business. Everything he loves is on the island, so he is ready to buy a condo on the area's laid-back sands for under $300,000.
Finding a Rentable Rendezvous
A long-distance couple decides to purchase an oceanfront rendezvous in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ. With a budget of $499,000, they want a home on the beach that can double as a lucrative rental property.
The Upside of Downsizing on Tybee Island
A couple owns a five-bedroom house in Pooler, GA, but are willing to downsize in order to live along the waters of Tybee Island. They are flexible as long as their home is on the sand and it doesn't go over their $399,000 budget.
Ditching the Desert for Whidbey Island
A family wants to leave the Southern California desert and move back to the lush coastline of the Pacific Northwest. They hope to find a permanent beachfront home along the shores of Whidbey Island, WA, for $499,000 or less.
Space to Play in Cocoa Beach, Florida
A Florida family gets some help from their oldest daughter while searching for a waterfront vacation home in Cocoa Beach, FL.
A Deal on Dauphin Island
A family searches for a vacation home where they can enjoy the panoramic views, historic sites and family activities of Dauphin Island, AL.
Peace in Chuburna Puerto
A Connecticut family wants to spend more time together with a vacation property in Chuburna Puerto, Mexico. However, prices are on the rise, so they'll have to cruise the coast to find a retreat that won't break the bank.
Opening the Door to Ocean Park, Washington
After vacationing along the Washington coast, a couple decides to raise their daughter in the Ocean Park area. They hope to find a home that offers everything they love about the area, including a close proximity to the beach.
No Place Like Placencia, Belize
After years of vacationing in different parts of the Caribbean, an Oregon couple is looking for the perfect beachfront home in Placencia, Belize. They hope their budget will allow them the dream home they're looking for.
Searching the Sands of Orange Beach, Alabama
A Missouri family decides to invest in a permanent residence in Orange Beach, AL. After years of visiting the location, they hope to find a beachfront property they can call their own with amenities and promising rental potential.
Mining for Deals in Gold Beach, Oregon
A family of six in Gold Beach, Oregon, loves the area and its proximity to the beach, but the apartment they're renting is getting tight on space. They're looking for a beachfront home that's big enough for the entire family.
Sandy Savings in Galveston, Texas
A couple debates between buying and renting in their favorite vacation getaway of Galveston, Texas.
Nostalgic for the Wildwoods of New Jersey
A Pennsylvania family looks to purchase a beachfront vacation home in the Wildwoods of New Jersey so they can enjoy the beaches, boardwalk attractions and everything else the area has to offer.
Pursuing the Panoramic Views of Plymouth, Massachusetts
Emily wants a change of scenery after spending her entire life in Carver, MA. With a budget of $375,000, she's searching for her own property on the coastal sands of nearby Plymouth where she can enjoy the beach every day.
A Gulf Shores Getaway
A couple loves traveling back to where they got engaged on the fabulous beaches on the Gulf Shores, AL. With a budget of $299,000, they're setting out to purchase the perfect beachfront vacation home right on the Gulf of Mexico.
A Sweet Cranberry Coast Deal
A Seattle couple loves getting away from the hustle and bustle of the city on the Washington coast. They dream of owning a beachfront home in Grayland and they're headed down the coast with a budget of $335,000.
Our Own Margate City Retreat
After staying with friends in Margate City, NJ, a busy Philadelphia couple decides they need a place to relax of their own. With $250,000, they're looking for a property as close to the beach as their budget will allow.
Best of Both Worlds in Bethany Beach
A couple is ready to purchase a condo in Bethany Beach, DE. After debating canal access or beachfront condo, they've decided they want to be steps away from the sand.
The One in Placencia
A busy San Francisco family wants to purchase a laid-back vacation property in Placencia, Belize. Surrounded by a lagoon and the Caribbean Sea, it's the ideal place for them to enjoy fun water activities and relax on the beach.
Fetching a Home in Newport, Oregon
A young couple is ready to find a permanent home in the coastal town of Newport, OR. Their dogs love to run and play in the sand, so the couple is looking for full-time beach access with a budget of $350,000.
Atlantic Beach Surprise
After years of talking about buying a coastal retreat together, two wives are kicking things into gear and surprising their husbands with a weekend of beachfront bargain hunting for a home under $350,000.
Moving Over to Marshfield, Massachusetts
A water-loving couple searches for a permanent haven to raise their children in her coastal hometown of Marshfield, MA. These native New Englanders are eager to fulfill their beachfront dreams with a home under $399,000.
Secluded on the Sea Islands
A Sumter, SC, family loves spending time on the secluded and family-friendly beaches of the Sea Islands. After initially looking on Hilton Head, they decide to explore the other local islands for their own beachfront paradise.
Beachy Style in Ocean Isle
A Winston-Salem, NC, couple hopes to purchase a beachfront vacation home where their family can get away in the nearby town of Ocean Isle Beach.
Chesapeake Out Our Window in Southern Maryland
A Washington, DC, couple looks for the perfect vacation home along the shores of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay with views of the water and a yard for their boys.
Space for Guests in Surf City
A couple leaves the Florida coast hoping to find a beachfront vacation home on the quieter, more secluded beaches of Surf City, North Carolina.
Sharing Experiences in Panama City Beach
Young parents search for the perfect vacation condo in Panama City Beach, FL, to accommodate their family. He grew up going to the beach in the Philippines and hopes to provide the same experience for their two daughters.
From the Big City to the Beach
A couple from Houston, Texas, want to give their three kids more opportunities to spend time outdoors with a vacation home in Galveston. They want a house with space for the kids to play outside and room for entertaining.
A Hilton Head Hideaway
An engaged GA couple loves to visit the beach with their families on Hilton Head Island, SC. The active couple enjoys the water sports and outdoor activities the area offers, so they're ready to get a vacation home of their own.
Every Day is Like a Vacation
Newlyweds pack their bags to follow a job opportunity to Panama City Beach, Florida. They're tired of living in apartments and want to find a year-round home close to the emerald waters that has plenty of space for their two dogs.
Near the Water in Newport
A Newport, OR, family with two young children is ready to make a big change. They're currently landlocked and would love to find a new, full-time home closer to the Pacific coast with stunning views of the water.
A Peaceful Panorama
A Baton Rouge, LA, couple with two kids love spending time at the beach and enjoy the peaceful waters surrounding Alabama's Dauphin Island. After almost a year of searching, they're ready to purchase their own vacation home.
First Home on Emerald Isle
Newlyweds who have rented on Emerald Isle are looking to purchase a home together and have put in a few offers. All of the deals fell through, so they're starting from scratch and hope to finally find the perfect beach house.
Finding Surfside Beach
An Austin, TX, couple is ready to find the perfect vacation beach home along the wavy shores of Surfside Beach, TX.
Resort Getaway on the Strand
A couple with a seven-month-old son is looking for a new resort-style vacation condo along The Grand Strand of South Carolina.
Clashing in Carolina Beach
A busy NC couple with two young kids wants to find a weekend getaway in Carolina Beach. They agree that they want a retreat, however, she wants a home with a pool while he's interested in a property that has room for a boat.
Vintage Charm in Bay St. Louis
A mother and daughter scour the sands of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, hoping to find a vacation home with some vintage charm that their entire family will enjoy.
Getaway on Palm Island, Florida
A mother-daughter duo from Colorado wants to find a tropical vacation getaway on Florida's Palm Island. After vacationing there for years, the family is ready to make Palm Island their home away from home.
Hard-Earned Home on Oak Island
Long-term savers make their dream a reality and purchase a family getaway on the sands of Oak Island, NC.
Paradise in Galveston
A family of four Texas natives seeks a vacation home in the beach town of Galveston, TX. They've decided now is the perfect time to invest in their own piece of paradise and are setting out to find the perfect place of their own.
Tailor-Made on St. Thomas, USVI
A former Olympic swimmer currently living in the U.S. Virgin Islands wants to move to the east end of St. Thomas. His friend tags along to help him envision the potential of each property as he searches for a bachelor retreat.
A Place for the Family in Ocean City, MD
A Maryland couple that loves taking their four kids to the beach decides to invest in a beachfront vacation home in Ocean City.
An Oasis in New Smyrna Beach
A couple of American ex-pats and their nine children are looking to relocate permanently to Florida's New Smyrna Beach after nine years in Dubai.
Family Fun Under the Sun
An Arkansas couple with a young son got married on the beach in Florida. After years of dreaming of moving there, they are finally ready for the full-time beach life on Santa Rosa Island.
Staying Active in Ocean City, Maryland
A VA couple has been visiting Ocean City, MD, for years and enjoys all the water sports and activities the area has to offer. Now, they're ready to buy the perfect vacation home with amenities and plenty of space for guests.
Outside the Beach Box on Hatteras Island
A family of three is searching for a unique vacation home along the shores of Hatteras Island, North Carolina. After coming to the Outer Banks for more than a decade, these parents want their son to experience the beach lifestyle.
Getting Baby to the Beach
Jodi and Michael are currently renting a home in Virginia Beach. They have a baby on the way and are finally purchase a place of their own, as long as it's close to the water.
Taking the Plunge in Panama City Beach, FL
Although it's only their second time in Panama City Beach, FL, a Texas family decides there's no time like the present to start making memories in a new vacation condo just steps away from the beach.
Our Happy Place in North Myrtle Beach
High school sweethearts living SC have always enjoyed trips to nearby North Myrtle Beach. They've saved up for a few years now and are planning to purchase the perfect waterfront vacation home for their family to enjoy.
Larger Vacation Home on Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Missy and Ed own a two-bedroom condo on Isla Mujeres, Mexico. They love vacationing on the island, but they've outgrown their current property. Now they need a home with more living space and privacy to accommodate their family.
Big Family with a Tall Order in Lincoln City, Oregon
A family of seven in Tillamook, OR, wants to invest in a vacation home with rental income potential in the nearby coastal community of Lincoln City.
Good Times on Galveston Bay
A hair stylist from Houston, TX, loves her job but wants to live in a more relaxing location. She feels the commute from Galveston Bay is perfect, so she asks her co-worker to help her find a calm retreat outside the city.
Raising a Beach Baby on Long Island's North Fork
A New York couple loves their current home but want more space for their growing family. Having both grown up by the water, they decide the North Fork of Long Island is the perfect location for them raise their child.
Fishing for a House Near the Water
Eric and Tanya live in Wake Forest, NC, with their three children. Tired of their landlocked lives, they're moving to the coastal community of Hampstead and plan to buy a boat, so they want a home that's close to the water.
Heading South to Gulf Shores, Alabama
Kansas City residents Adam and Jami want to find a vacation home in Gulf Shores, Alabama. They're used to making the long drive south to their favorite vacation spot, but they would like to be able to stay for longer visits.
Trading Desert for Beach
A couple that met in Las Vegas and bonded over their love of the ocean ditched the desert for Tampa, FL. Now, they want to be closer to the Gulf Coast and are on the hunt for a home along Boca Ciega Bay.
A Taste of Texas in Crystal Beach
A couple from Port Neches, Texas, grew up vacationing in Crystal Beach, and they're looking to buy a vacation home there to share their childhood memories and the town's relaxed vibe and delicious food with their own three kids.
A Global Trek to the Beach
A couple moves their family of seven from Japan to Norfolk, Virginia, to follow her job transfer. After seeing a picture of the beach during their research, they've got their hearts set on finding a house on the water.
New Jersey Getaway for New Parents
Philadelphia parents want to introduce their baby to the beach and have set their sights on Brigantine, NJ. Although this coastal community is pricey, they're determined to find the perfect place to spend summers with family.
From Houston Hustle to Surfside Beach Bustle
A couple from Houston, TX, has always loved the beach. Hoping to get their two kids outside to create memories, they're looking to purchase a vacation home in Surfside Beach.
Achieving that Beachy Dream
A couple searches for a vacation home for their family along the Jersey Shore in Ocean City, NJ. In order for things to work, they must find a property with great rental potential to help offset the cost.
On the Shores of Saint Martin
A couple searches for a vacation home on Saint Martin. They both want a property with rental potential, but while she's looking for a single-family home, he hopes to buy a condo that doesn't require a lot of maintenance.
Agent-Turned-Buyer in Carolina Beach
Carly is a real estate agent accustomed to showing her clients beautiful oceanfront properties in Carolina Beach, NC. Now she's ready to live the dream herself, as she searches for a vacation home to share with her family.
Investing in the Fabulous Florida Keys
Tim and Arelys live in Key West, Florida, with their two daughters. Hoping to provide a future for their kids, they are looking to purchase a beachfront investment property to generate rental income.
Best of Both Worlds on Barnegat Bay Island, New Jersey
A dad who grew up having a beach house wants to give his daughters the same idyllic summers he remembers. He and his family are looking for their own piece of the beach with a view of the bay in Barnegat Bay Island, NJ.
Coming Back to Crystal Beach, Texas
Stacey and Billy are looking for a retreat from their snow-filled life in the Rockies. Billy grew up on the Gulf Coast of Texas and thinks laid-back Crystal Beach is the ideal vacation destination to host their family and friends.
Celebrating With a Condo
A Minnesota couple with two daughters has vacationed in Florida for years. Now, he wants to celebrate turning 40 by purchasing a vacation condo along the gleaming waters of Destin.
Forever Home on Navarre Beach
A newlywed military couple is eager to put down roots close to the water. They hope to find a permanent home in the luxurious community of Navarre Beach, FL, but they must act fast to land a dream home in the competitive market.
Hunting for Historic Charm
A Virginia couple with six kids wants to start new traditions with their large family. They decide to search for a vacation home near the beach in the historic district of Cape Charles.
A Break From Big City Life
An expecting New York City wants to pass on the tradition of spending time at the beach with their baby. They search for a spacious weekend retreat along the Jersey Shore where they can get a break from apartment living.
Vacation Home Convincing
After a trip to Galveston, Texas, with his family, a man feels the beach town is the perfect place to purchase a vacation home. His wife, however, isn't sure they will be able to find a property they can afford.
Personal Paradise in Panama City Beach
The endless outdoor activities and relaxing vibe of Panama City Beach, FL, hooked Lin and her husband, Tony. They hope to find their own vacation property in this Florida panhandle hot spot to share with their friends and family.
Happy Place in Myrtle Beach
A family lives in Madison, WI, but their happy place is in Myrtle Beach, SC. After vacationing there for years, they are finally ready to purchase a home so that the daughters can enjoy the beach and their dad can golf.
Leaving a Legacy
A couple looks for a vacation home in Ocean City, MD, where they can create memories with their kids on the water. Hoping to leave a legacy for them, they want a property near the ocean that can also bring in rental income.
Can't Get Enough of Carolina Beach, NC
A Raleigh, NC, family of four who has vacationed in Carolina Beach, NC, for years has decided to search the area's expansive sands for a beachfront home of their own.
Differing Styles in Gulf Shores, Alabama
A couple living in St. Jacob, Illinois, with their two sons are looking for a vacation home in Gulf Shores, Alabama. They must decide whether to go for a single-family home or a low-maintenance condominium.
A Forever Home on St. Thomas
A beach-loving couple moved to St. Thomas four years ago and bought a small property for themselves. Now, they want to find a forever home with more space for friends and family to visit.
Best Friends Find a Deal in Gulf Shores, Alabama
A young widow with two small children wants to fulfill a lifelong dream of buying a vacation home in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Mother Knows Best When Buying a Beach House
A Texas realtor is a pro at locating the perfect homes for her clients. Now, the tables have turned as she searches for her own family dream house in Crystal Beach.
Leaving Atlanta for a Life on the Beach
This family of three currently live Atlanta. Thanks to a new job opportunity, an Atlanta family is eager to move to sunny Pensacola Beach, Florida, and are on the hunt for the perfect waterfront home.
From Renters to Owners in Myrtle Beach
A couple left the busy streets of Philadelphia for the warm sands of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. They love the area but are tired of renting and want to find a permanent home with a short walk to the beach.
Finding a View for a Value
A married couple is eager to move into a house that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico in the cozy beach community of Matagorda, TX.
Moving to the Mountains of Shelter Cove, California
Utah natives, Mark and Lori, decide to make a move from Salt Lake City to the mountainous coast of Shelter Cove, California, after watching their son fall in love with the beach lifestyle while on a family vacation.
Sisters Search Sunset Beach
Two sisters, who grew up visiting the shores of Sunset Beach, North Carolina, are now searching for a joint vacation home in the beach town they love.
Looking for a Steal on Fripp Island
An Atlanta couple with two young sons fell in love with Fripp Island, South Carolina. Now they are looking for a beach house on the tranquil island, but must find a middle ground when it comes to what they each want.
Visitors Become Buyers on the Bolivar Peninsula
A couple that's been visiting the Bolivar Peninsula in Texas for the last 20 years is ready to make their dream of owning a beachfront property a reality.
Researching the Perfect Home in Kill Devil Hills
After accepting a job offer in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, a marine biologist looks for her dream home on the Outer Banks to share with her fiance and his kids when they visit.
A Spontaneous Stop in Surfside Beach
A couple recently discovered the gulf-front community of Surfside Beach, Texas, and fell in love with the area's laid-back vibe and outdoor activities. They're hoping to find their own slice of paradise for weekend vacations.
A Bigger House on South Padre Island
An engaged couple is looking for a beachfront home in South Padre Island, Texas, where both their families can live together under one roof.
Handyman on the Hunt on Dauphin Island
A couple with three children and a hectic home life want a vacation getaway at the beach. They think the low-key atmosphere on Dauphin Island, Alabama, is the perfect location for their new home.
Rentable Retreat in Surfside Beach
A couple that feels the laid-back family atmosphere of Surfside Beach, South Carolina, is perfect for their two kids is on the hunt to find a spacious, affordable property with strong rental potential.
Hunting for a Home Base in Fort Walton Beach
Brandon and his family currently live outside of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. He is active in the military and may have to relocate at any moment. The family decides to find a beachfront condo in the area they can return to.
Some Don't Like It Hot in Maine
A Fort Lauderdale couple love to vacation on the southern coast of Maine to escape the Florida heat. Now, they're looking to purchase their own getaway retreat where they can enjoy Maine's ocean breezes and picturesque settings.
Destination Staycation in Galveston, TX
A couple that has been too busy to enjoy the beach, despite the fact that they live on Galveston Island, Texas, is ready to find the perfect staycation home. They hope a short drive will take them to their own beachside escape.
A Place to Relax and Space for Max in Emerald Isle, NC
Art and Susan have a long history of visiting Emerald Isle and now that they're searching for a home on the island, they'll have to consider what's best for their family, especially their 16-year-old son Max.
Difference of Opinion on the Delaware Bay
Jeremy and Jennifer are in search of a beach house along the shores of the Delaware Bay. While they agree on where they want to spend their summer weekends, they can't agree on the size of the property.
The Tybee Time Has Come
A Georgia family is eager to find a vacation home on Tybee Island. While previously living in Hawaii, they fell in love with the beautiful beaches and are hoping to get back to that lifestyle within their budget.
Enjoying the Cape Charles Breeze
College sweethearts from Northern Virginia lead a hectic life with four kids. Their favorite place to escape is the historic town of Cape Charles, and after saving for years, the family is ready to buy a vacation home.
Leaving No Stone Unturned in Connecticut
A Connecticut family is looking for a beach house to help them spend more time together. They love nearby Stonington, and with its unique maritime history they think it's the perfect location for their new vacation home.
Invest in the Future in Gulf Shores
An Ohio couple quickly fell in love with Gulf Shores, Alabama, after visiting the resort city with their two daughters. They are looking for a property that can double as their dream vacation home and a rental for extra income.
Dropping Anchor in Ocean City, Maryland
Colby and Wade love visiting Ocean City on the weekends. Tired of towing their boat back and forth, they're searching for a condo with a deeded dock to fully enjoy quick getaways.
Dreaming of a Gulf-front Gem
With a son getting ready to leave for college, a couple from Houston, TX, feels it's a great time to buy the beach home they've always dreamed of. They hope to find an affordable property in nearby Surfside Beach, TX.
All in for Amenities in Myrtle Beach
A firefighter brings his young daughter along as they search for a vacation condo on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Their must-haves include a dog-friendly place for their dalmatian, an on-site pool and lots of nearby activities!
Working for the Weekend in St. Pete Beach, Florida
Hardworking best friends and coworkers search for a home to relax on the weekends in sunny St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Twice as Nice in St. Thomas
A couple that's been renting out their beach condo in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, wants to use that revenue to purchase a beachfront property they can enjoy with their two sons.
Dream Boards Do Come True in Panama City Beach, FL
A firm believer in dream boards has seen all of her wishes come true, except for one: owning a beach home in Florida. She and her family search for a vacation retreat in Panama City Beach to check off her last dream.
Leaving the Winters of Wisconsin for the Beauty of Belize
A couple from Madison, Wisconsin has always dreamed of escaping the cold and relocating somewhere warm. Then they fell in love with Ambergris Caye on a Belize vacation and are now ready to start their new life at the beach.
New Memories in a New Home
The picturesque towns along the southern coast of Maine bring back a couple's fond childhood memories. However, tired of relying on rentals and family, they want to buy their own summer cottage where they can create new memories.
Friends Indeed on Pleasure Island, NC
Two Californians couldn't believe their best friends moved to Pleasure Island, NC, until they visited the first time and fell in love with the town's charm and serene beaches. Now, they hope to find a vacation home of their own.
Girls Just Want a Beach House
A mother-daughter duo is looking to find their family a vacation home in the picturesque town of Cocoa Beach, Florida. Their challenge will be finding an affordable property with enough space.
Searching for a Monster Deal on the Wicked Awesome Jersey Shore
A couple who lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania with their three children, loves the beaches of Wildwood, New Jersey. They like the action of the boardwalk, but want a waterfront home in a quiet, family-friendly part of town.
Escaping the City to Live at the Beach
A Long Island native who spent her life working in Manhattan is ready to fulfill her dream of moving permanently to the Hamptons. With the help of her best friend, she's searching for a beach home in Hampton Bays, New York.
A New Way to Vacation in Galveston
A couple with three boys love to visit the shores of Galveston, Texas, but never considered buying property there until a visit to a friend's beach house. Now, they hope to snag their own place in their favorite getaway.
Beach House in Kill Devil Hills, NC
A family who adores the Outer Banks is hesitant about purchasing a beachfront home. Mom is determined to prove that, with enough rental income and the right price, they can finally purchase a property she's always wanted.
Hunting for a Home Base in Cape Charles
A couple has moved their family around the country due to their careers, but they always vacationed in Cape Charles, Va. Now they want a beach house so that no matter where they're living, they can always come back to home base.
Ocean City Bound With a Baby
A couple, who met as teenagers in Ocean City, New Jersey, have always dreamt of owning a vacation home in their favorite beachtown. With a baby on the way, the clock is ticking to find a place before the the bundle of joy is born.
Continuing a Legacy in Cape Charles
A US History teacher has family roots in Cape Charles, Virginia. Fascinated by the small town's charm, he and his wife hope to purchase a family retreat close to the water.
A Grand Getaway in the Cayman Islands
A couple couldn't afford to honeymoon in the Cayman Islands, but made it their mission to save enough to visit someday. That someday happened, and now they're on a new journey to buy a beachfront house in their dream destination.
Looking for a Beachfront Legacy in Gulf Shores
The long stretch of beaches and year-round activities make Gulf Shores, Alabama, the perfect playground for this family of five. After two years of vacation rentals, they are ready to purchase a beach house in the area.
Back to the Beach in Port St. Joe, FL
After years away from family and friends, a military vet and his wife are returning to their hometown of Port St. Joe, Florida. They are ready to finally settle down in a house by the water.
Setting Sail to Oak Island
A very busy couple has always loved taking trips to the tranquil shores of Oak Island, North Carolina. Realizing life is short, they want to permanently move to the beach with their young daughter to soak up the sun all year long.
Getting the Family Together in Gulf Shores, Alabama
Two sisters and their husbands search for a vacation home in the Gulf Shores area of Alabama. With seven kids between them though, it may be tricky to find a property with not only enough space, but also an affordable price tag.
First-Time Homebuyers Look to Leave Renting Behind
A Washington family of four has always dreamed of living near the beach, and hopes now might be their chance. Having rented on the Long Beach Peninsula for years, they are ready to purchase their forever home by the water.
Cheese Heads to Fort Myers Beach Heads
A Wisconsin couple has spent the past several winters taking refuge in Florida's coastline. Now that their two sons are older, it's time to find their own beachside paradise in their favorite spot: Fort Myers Beach, Florida.
Finding a First Time Home in Florida
A newly engaged couple was asked to relocate for work from New Jersey to sunny Florida. Without hesitation, they are searching for their dream home to start the next adventurous chapter of their lives.
Paying the Right Price for Paradise in Belize
After years of traveling around the Caribbean, this couple fell in love with Ambergris Caye. Now they can't wait to buy their own Belizean family retreat, but first they need to agree on how much they're willing to spend on it.
Two Runners Look for a Stunner in Blaine, Washington
A runner and her friend search for the perfect beachfront vacation home in Blaine, Washington.
Different Opinions of the Perfect Home in Matagorda, Texas
A family has no doubt that Matagorda, Texas, is the perfect escape for a vacation home, but they can't seem to agree on the specific location. Dad wants a house on the river with easy fishing access while Mom would love to have the Gulf sands at her door.
Biking to a Bargain
A couple that moved to the Carolinas after they started dating have visited Hilton Head Island, SC, for years and love its beautiful beaches. With their kids getting older, they are finally ready to invest in a vacation home that's steps from the shore.
Banking on a Bargain in Biloxi
A personal trainer looking to move on from renting wants to invest in his own property. He can't think of a better place for a beach house than his hometown of Biloxi, Mississippi, but finding a bargain among million dollar homes proves to be a challenge.
Seeking a Sizzling Escape
Although a couple loves visiting their family in Destin, FL, they have grown tired of spending on hotel stays. With their toddler growing up quickly, they feel now is the best time to ditch pricey hotels and buy a place of their own.
A Promise Kept in Panama City Beach
Before they were married, Arun promised Becky they would have a house on the beach someday. Now, 12 years and two children later, life is quite hectic, and it's time for the couple to find a home in Panama City, Florida.
Third Time is the Charm in Ocean Isle
After losing out on two different houses in Ocean Isle, this couple is hoping that this third attempt will be their last so that they can finally start enjoying the beach life with their two young children.
New Job, New Digs in Ocean City, NJ
A young couple are making their childhood dreams a reality by relocating to Ocean City, New Jersey. Finding a spacious and affordable place can be challenging in this desirable beach town.
Cashing In on the Caribbean's Best
A couple makes up for living in land-locked Missouri with frequent vacations to tropical destinations. After discovering the affordability of the Dominican Republic, they want to find a place of their own in the Caribbean's top tourist location.
Searching for More Space on the Sound
A couple who both grew up near the beach have always dreamed of one day living on the water. Finally ready to upgrade to a property with more space, they're looking to find a home along the shores of West Haven, Connecticut.
Beach Bound on the Lost Coast of California
A Nevada couple relocating to California is hoping to start a new life in the oceanfront town of Shelter Cove. They are looking for a home by the water, but they want the property to be secluded and have outdoor space for their three dogs.
Affordable Art Deco Design
A couple searches for an Art Deco-style vacation home in Miami Beach, FL, to enjoy with their young daughter. They love the city's mix of culture and family-friendly activities, but they worry about finding an affordable property in this bustling city.
Living the Pura Vida in Costa Rica
A couple wants to invest in a beachside property in an international location where they can experience a different culture. After a trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica, they realized it was the perfect place to look for a home.
Buying With a Little Help
A Chapel Hill, NC, couple loves visiting friends in Ocean Isle Beach and feels it's perfect for getting their kids out of the city and onto the sand. With close friends as their agent and designer, the family is ready to buy their dream vacation home.
Life Change in the Florida Keys
A Colorado bachelor is headed to the sparkling blue waters of the Florida Keys to pursue his dream job. Before he takes over a local fishing charter company, however, he must navigate through the local market to find a deal on a beachside oasis.
Shopping for a Surfside Deal
A couple that's used to relocating for work is off to move 11 in Texas where they're excited to live the beach life. They've narrowed their search to Surfside Beach, but they must find a property they can afford before they dig their toes into the sand.
A Girls Getaway on Mobile Bay
A mom and daughter -- feeling outnumbered by the seven boys in their blended family -- are looking for a waterfront getaway in Mobile Bay, Alabama. Mom wants a large home for everyone, but her daughter would prefer a small escape where the pair can relax.
Leaving the Lagoon to Live Out a Beach Dream
A couple who set down roots on the lagoon side of Placencia, Belize, is dreaming of moving their family to the beach. With availability on the local housing market dwindling, they'll have to find something quick to get the biggest bang for their buck.
The Keys to Unlocking a Deal
A Texas couple that loves fishing is looking for a place to escape their busy lives. After falling in love with the great fishing in the Florida Keys, they hope to find a dream beach home right on the water.
Love and Listings on the Northern Coast of Oregon
The last time this Oregon man looked for a home, he also found love with his real estate agent! Now the couple searches the northern coast for a beachfront home under $500,000 that is close to the water but also has outdoor space for their dogs to run.
Ditching the Cold for a Hot Deal in Chelem, Mexico
A young couple is looking to escape the cold weather with a vacation home in Chelem, Mexico. The warm waters and stunning beaches make it a popular destination, so they are hoping to find a property before the market values climb out of their price range.
Cozying Up to a House on the Canal in Jamaica Beach
A family of five who enjoys the fun of Galveston, Texas, is looking for peace and quiet in the nearby neighborhood of Jamaica Beach. They want a move-in ready stilt house that has a dock on the canal, but they won't break their $350,000 budget.
Frequent Flyers to Condo Buyers in Destin, FL
A couple fell in love with Destin, Florida, and were inspired to someday own a beach home there. Years later, they're now serious about looking for a place that can accommodate their two boys, extended family and friends.
Spouses Search for a Deal
Married real estate agents make their living finding dream homes for clients in Pensacola Beach, FL. Now, they want their own slice of paradise, but finding the perfect waterfront property they both agree on may be a challenge.
Rugged Oregon Coast
A couple that had their first date on the Oregon coast looks to buy a property by the water that they can call their home away from home.
Uncovering a Bargain Buried on Treasure Island
A busy family is on the hunt for a waterfront getaway in Treasure Island, Florida, where they can spend more time with the kids. They want a fully furnished condo with a pool, but checking off their wish list for under $450,000 will be challenging.
Making the Move from Renting to Buying in Myrtle Beach
A busy couple heads to Myrtle Beach, SC, whenever they get a chance to escape. After 20 years of renting, they're ready to buy a home of their own where they can continue to make lasting memories together.
Beach House Hopes for a First-Time Buyer
A recent graduate relocated to North Carolina to live with her parents, but now she's squirreled enough money away to find a place of her own. With beautiful Kure Beach down the road, she's ready to fulfill her lifelong dream of buying a waterfront home.
Dreaming Big in the Wildwoods of New Jersey
A couple is looking to upgrade from their New Jersey condo into something larger on the bayside. They're hoping the extra space will entice friends and family to spend more time with them, but finding a deal in this hot market proves to be challenging.
Looking for a Lifestyle Change in Rhode Island
A father-daughter duo is following their friends and leaving the city for the beach life along the shores of the Upper Narragansett Bay. They entrust a close friend to help them find their own piece of coastal Rhode Island charm.
Beach Bound and Down for a Deal
A recently engaged couple looks to trade their busy city life for a home in the coastal resort town of Carolina Beach. They may not agree on what they want in a new beach house, but in North Carolina's hot market, time is a luxury they can't afford.
Buying a Bargain on Bethany Beach
Living miles from the nearest ocean, a family sets out to find a beachside escape on the shores of Delaware. While Bethany Beach is a long drive from their upstate New York home, they hope to create endless possibilities for vacations by the sea.
All Roads Lead Back to Myrtle
A traveling nurse who's always dreamed of living near the water searches for a beachy retreat from her busy life on the road. After years of saving, she's finally ready to buy a home where she spent summers as a child: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Keys to the Beach Life
A couple loves their new island lifestyle on the tropical shores of the Florida Keys, but they can't get comfortable in their one-bedroom rental. On the hunt for more space, they'll have to act fast to snag a great deal in this competitive market.