Pursuing Peace of Mind

A workaholic couple in Penn Yan, NY, chooses a lake house for quiet time.
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About the Show

Dreams of living on the dock of the bay can come true, even on the tightest budget. We show home seekers how to find the lakefront property of their dreams without breaking the bank. Each week we help a family discover an affordable location that proves you don't need a boatload of cash to live on the lake.
Season 1, Episode 1

A chalet by the lake at Missouri's waterfront community, Innsbrook Resort.

Gail and Picha grew up spending their summers by the lake and have always dreamt of giving their four daughters the same vacation experiences. Only an hour and a half outside of their St. Louis, MO hometown, Innsbrook Resort is the perfect weekend escape for the family. Ready to make their dreams a reality, the couple enlists the help of real estate agent, Dan Dieckmann, to find them a lakeside retreat all for under $225,000.

Thursday
Oct 22
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 3

Searching for a lakefront home in the Lone Star state.

Kevin, Melinda, and their three kids love spending their weekend lakeside unwinding under the sun. Ready to make vacation life a weekly ritual, Kevin and Melinda enlist the help of lakefront real estate specialist, Hunter Croan, to help them find the perfect second home. With a budget of $375,000 Hunter is ready to show the couple the different lakefront properties Seguin, TX has to offer.

Thursday
Nov 12
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A Couple Combs the Cayuga Lake Area Hoping to Find a Home on the Water

Stephanie and Mike have lived in the Finger Lake region all their lives but are now ready to find a home of their own where they can entertain their friends and someday raise a family of their own. They both love the idea of living right on the water but are not sure if their budget of $250,000 will get them the space they desire in a lakefront property. Stephanie and Mike enlist the help of real estate agent and high school friend, Simon Fricano, to help make their dream of living on Cayuga Lake a reality.

Friday
Jan 15
3am | 2c
Season 3, Episode 2

Lounging at North Carolina's Lovely Lake Norman

Dan and Michelle are from Charlotte, North Carolina, and both grew up around water. They have two kids, Hailey and Jax, with whom they are eager to share their lakefront love. With the help of real estate agent, Eric Taylor, they hope to find the perfect waterfront property on Lake Norman for only $350,000.

Friday
Jul 8
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

A couple with different opinions look for a lakefront home in Maine's Sebago Lakes Region.

Tommy needs a house with a project and Laura just wants turnkey ready. After hunting for lakefront homes in several different states, this couple is ready to call the Sebago Lakes Region of Maine their second home. They enlist the help of local real estate agent, Diane Monaco, to help them find the perfect getaway home that the couple can agree on all for under $230,000.

Thursday
Aug 4
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Legacy on Logan Martin Lake, Alabama

Steve and Roxann live in Alabaster, Alabama and have been married for 30 years. Ever since their two kids were young, they've vacationed along the shores of Logan Martin Lake. As the children grew up learning how to swim, fish, and water ski, the entire family developed a very special connection with the area. Unfortunately most of these trips would only last a single day or weekend. So now Steve and Roxann feel they're ready to purchase a home of their own, so the family can enjoy the lake for extended periods of time and come and go as they please. With the help of real estate agent, Nicole Anderson Walters, they hope to find their very own lakeside haven for $300,000 or less.

Thursday
Aug 11
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 5

Sunsets and Savings on Lake Champlain New York

Peter and Kathryn met in high school and one of their very first dates was along the shores of Lake Champlain, in upstate New York. Soon they not only fell in love with each other and were married but they both developed a strong bond with the tranquil atmosphere the lake provided. Now, while busy raising four children, Peter and Kathryn feel there would be no better place for the entire family to escape their hectic city lives than back on Lake Champlain. After diligently saving for a long period of time, they hope local real estate agent, Jo Anna Giltner, can score them the perfect vacation home for $365,000 or less.

Thursday
Aug 18
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 7

Destination Deer Lake, WA

Business owners Billie and Kevin are always looking for a quick trip to escape their hectic lives in Spokane, Washington. After many weekends renting cabins and eventually purchasing and parking an RV on Deer Lake, they are ready to invest in a piece of property on the water. Only 45 minutes from home, Deer Lake provides crystal clear shores and fun-filled family lake activities for their two daughters. With the help of local real estate agent, Steve Hinand, this family of four is looking to find a vacation getaway for under $360,000.

Thursday
Aug 18
7pm | 6c
Season 3, Episode 13

Looking for the Bare Necessities on Big Bear Lake, CA.

Sisters Gretchen and Natalie live with their families a couple of miles apart in San Diego, California. Despite residing in the same city, it can be hard to find time to spend time together, so they're craving a cabin to cozy up in on Big Bear Lake. Located just two and a half hours away, the area is a year-round recreational paradise, providing a unique mountain resort experience fit for the whole family. With the help of local real estate agent, Joe Kovich, these two families will search for a home with the bare necessities for under $350,000.

Friday
Aug 19
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 3

Sailing Like a Pro in Chaumont, New York on Luminous Lake Ontario

Gates and Rene are from Dexter, New York and have three kids. They love sailing and they keep their boat at the yacht club in Chaumont, New York. After years of commuting back and forth, they are ready to move right on the water in Chaumont. With the help of real estate agent, Amanda Miller, they hope to find the perfect waterfront home on Lake Ontario for only $250,000.

Friday
Sep 2
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 2

Lounging at North Carolina's Lovely Lake Norman

Dan and Michelle are from Charlotte, North Carolina, and both grew up around water. They have two kids, Hailey and Jax, with whom they are eager to share their lakefront love. With the help of real estate agent, Eric Taylor, they hope to find the perfect waterfront property on Lake Norman for only $350,000.

Friday
Sep 16
12am | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

Livin' Large in Lake County, FL

Robin and her three children have loved living in Lake County, FL for over 20 years, but their small home in the historic district of Eustis is bursting at the beams. With over 1,400 lakes to choose from, this water sports mecca is the perfect place to find a big home with an even bigger view. With the help of their friend and real estate agent, Karen Riscinto, Robin and her kids are picking the perfect lakefront home for under $275,000.

Friday
Sep 16
3am | 2c
Season 2, Episode 2

A Couple Searches for Their Dream Home on the Shore of Beautiful Lake Kerr in Clarksville, VA

Eddie and Michaela hope to find a home on the lake to escape the hustle and bustle of their lives during the week. They know that the beauty and laid back lifestyle of Kerr Lake in Clarksville, VA suits their needs perfectly; with lush, wooded surroundings, ample fishing and miles and miles of pristine shores. But, finding a lake house suitable for a family of four and in their budget of $250,000 has its challenges. With the help of local real estate agent, Bill Baker, Eddie and Michaela set out to find their home away from home.

Thursday
Sep 22
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Waking up on Lake Waynoka, OH

Dayna and Dave have been coming to Lake Waynoka, Ohio together for over 15 years. With an abundance of amenities and recreation, this private gated community offers residents an unexpected resort experience that's perfect for a family of six. Local real estate agent, Dave Gilkerson, aids in the search to make this family's dreams of waking up on Lake Waynoka a reality, all for under $380,000.

Friday
Jun 30
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

A chalet by the lake at Missouri's waterfront community, Innsbrook Resort.

Gail and Picha grew up spending their summers by the lake and have always dreamt of giving their four daughters the same vacation experiences. Only an hour and a half outside of their St. Louis, MO hometown, Innsbrook Resort is the perfect weekend escape for the family. Ready to make their dreams a reality, the couple enlists the help of real estate agent, Dan Dieckmann, to find them a lakeside retreat all for under $225,000.

Friday
Jun 30
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Searching for a lakefront home in the Lone Star state.

Kevin, Melinda, and their three kids love spending their weekend lakeside unwinding under the sun. Ready to make vacation life a weekly ritual, Kevin and Melinda enlist the help of lakefront real estate specialist, Hunter Croan, to help them find the perfect second home. With a budget of $375,000 Hunter is ready to show the couple the different lakefront properties Seguin, TX has to offer.

Friday
Jun 30
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Wake Zone to Call Home on Lake Oconee

Brett and Sarah are a young couple just starting out on their adventure together, but after both growing up in Michigan, the one thing they're sure of is there's no place like home on a lake. After relocating to Georgia, they're looking to take up residence waterside and start their own family on beautiful Lake Oconee. With only a $350,000 budget, they have enlisted the help of real estate agent, Ed Okenica, to help them invest their nest egg wisely, and make sure they don't get in too deep over their heads.

Friday
Jun 30
9:30pm | 8:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

A Couple is Ready to Trade in Their Apartment for a Waterfront Home on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin

Aaron and Keri are ready to get out of their tiny apartment, especially with the new addition to their family, their baby boy. They love the town of Oshkosh, Wisconsin but want to live closer to the water so they can enjoy the calming views and active lifestyle. Aaron and Keri have their sights set on Lake Winnebago, but finding a spacious house right on the lake below $285,000 is not an easy task. Aaron and Keri enlist the help of local real estate agent, Megan Lang, to help make their dream of lakefront living a reality.

Friday
Jun 30
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 9

Lake Union Launch in Seattle, Washington

After answering an Internet ad looking for a companion to an arts festival in Nevada, Kelli met Don and quickly fell in love. Now, after eight years of marriage, they're tired of being landlocked in the Arizona desert and are hoping to find a home on Lake Union in Seattle, Washington. While Don and Kelli both have a mutual love of the water, Don doesn't just want a home with lake frontage or water views, he wants to live on the water, in a houseboat. With the help of real estate agent Kevin Bagley, Don hopes to convince Kelli to jump on-board with the nautical lifestyle and hopefully purchase a houseboat for under $300,000.

Friday
Jun 30
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 1, Episode 13

A Couple Combs the Cayuga Lake Area Hoping to Find a Home on the Water

Stephanie and Mike have lived in the Finger Lake region all their lives but are now ready to find a home of their own where they can entertain their friends and someday raise a family of their own. They both love the idea of living right on the water but are not sure if their budget of $250,000 will get them the space they desire in a lakefront property. Stephanie and Mike enlist the help of real estate agent and high school friend, Simon Fricano, to help make their dream of living on Cayuga Lake a reality.

Friday
Jun 30
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 11

Waking up on Lake Waynoka, OH

Dayna and Dave have been coming to Lake Waynoka, Ohio together for over 15 years. With an abundance of amenities and recreation, this private gated community offers residents an unexpected resort experience that's perfect for a family of six. Local real estate agent, Dave Gilkerson, aids in the search to make this family's dreams of waking up on Lake Waynoka a reality, all for under $380,000.

Saturday
Jul 1
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 1

A chalet by the lake at Missouri's waterfront community, Innsbrook Resort.

Gail and Picha grew up spending their summers by the lake and have always dreamt of giving their four daughters the same vacation experiences. Only an hour and a half outside of their St. Louis, MO hometown, Innsbrook Resort is the perfect weekend escape for the family. Ready to make their dreams a reality, the couple enlists the help of real estate agent, Dan Dieckmann, to find them a lakeside retreat all for under $225,000.

Saturday
Jul 1
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 3

Searching for a lakefront home in the Lone Star state.

Kevin, Melinda, and their three kids love spending their weekend lakeside unwinding under the sun. Ready to make vacation life a weekly ritual, Kevin and Melinda enlist the help of lakefront real estate specialist, Hunter Croan, to help them find the perfect second home. With a budget of $375,000 Hunter is ready to show the couple the different lakefront properties Seguin, TX has to offer.

Saturday
Jul 1
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Wake Zone to Call Home on Lake Oconee

Brett and Sarah are a young couple just starting out on their adventure together, but after both growing up in Michigan, the one thing they're sure of is there's no place like home on a lake. After relocating to Georgia, they're looking to take up residence waterside and start their own family on beautiful Lake Oconee. With only a $350,000 budget, they have enlisted the help of real estate agent, Ed Okenica, to help them invest their nest egg wisely, and make sure they don't get in too deep over their heads.

Saturday
Jul 1
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 7

A Couple is Ready to Trade in Their Apartment for a Waterfront Home on Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin

Aaron and Keri are ready to get out of their tiny apartment, especially with the new addition to their family, their baby boy. They love the town of Oshkosh, Wisconsin but want to live closer to the water so they can enjoy the calming views and active lifestyle. Aaron and Keri have their sights set on Lake Winnebago, but finding a spacious house right on the lake below $285,000 is not an easy task. Aaron and Keri enlist the help of local real estate agent, Megan Lang, to help make their dream of lakefront living a reality.

Saturday
Jul 1
2am | 1c

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