Pursuing Peace of Mind

A workaholic couple in Penn Yan, NY, chooses a lake house for quiet time.
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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 6

A home by the water in Pennsylvania's aquatic playground, Blakeslee, PA.

Kasey and Dave lead busy lives in Lehigh Valley, PA, dreaming of spending outdoor summers splashing around with their four kids in a vacation property of their own. Just an hour from home, they have fallen for Blakeslee, PA, a water lover's wonderland nestled in the Pocono Mountains. With hopes of finding their exclusive piece of lakeside paradise, the couple enlists real estate agent Jeanne Bingham to help search for a family getaway for under $300,000.

Friday
Sep 25
12:30am | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Searching for Brant Lake Bliss

Brian and Eileen are from Ballston, New York and have been married for 14 years. Between raising their two daughters and managing a family business, life at home has become hectic. Brian and Eileen would love to find a vacation home where they can get away and spend quality time together as a family. Having both grown up around the water they feel a lake house would be the perfect setting for building lasting family memories. With a variety of lakes in the Adirondacks of New York to chose from, they've decided on the private but sizable Brant Lake. While Eileen wouldn't mind spending less money on a fixer-upper, Brian is set on finding a turnkey ready home. With the help of

Friday
Sep 25
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 1, Episode 10

Searching for Brant Lake Bliss

Brian and Eileen are from Ballston, New York and have been married for 14 years. Between raising their two daughters and managing a family business, life at home has become hectic. Brian and Eileen would love to find a vacation home where they can get away and spend quality time together as a family. Having both grown up around the water they feel a lake house would be the perfect setting for building lasting family memories. With a variety of lakes in the Adirondacks of New York to chose from, they've decided on the private but sizable Brant Lake. While Eileen wouldn't mind spending less money on a fixer-upper, Brian is set on finding a turnkey ready home. With the help of

Thursday
Oct 8
5:30pm | 4:30c
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
Oct 16
2am | 1c
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
Oct 23
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Saturday
Oct 24
9pm | 8c
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.

Sunday
Nov 8
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 12

All in the Family in Lake Martin, Alabama.

A young Alabama couple, Lacey and John, have decided to return home to their native Lake Martin from bustling Birmingham. They agree that a return to the water's edge, where all their family is located, is the best place to put down roots and start a brood of their own. They enlist the help of local real estate agent, and Lacey's mom, Linda, to help them achieve their dream home on the water for only $375,000. After all, mother knows best!

Friday
Jan 8
2:30am | 1:30c
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.

Friday
Jul 1
3:30am | 2:30c
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.

Friday
Jul 22
12am | 11c
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.

Thursday
Jul 28
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 9

Kickin' Back on Lake Keowee, SC

Raised in a small mountain town near Lake Tahoe, Tim and Tina always pictured themselves living on a lake. With all of their roots now in Charleston, SC, they're seeking a lakefront lodge a short drive away on Lake Keowee, SC. With the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, Lake Keowee has all of the hiking, fishing, and water sporting the couple and their family could ever want. With the help of real estate agent Mike Roach, Tim and Tina are putting the spotlight on a family base for under $350,000.

Sunday
Jul 31
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 6

Livin' in Luxury in Slidell, LA on Lake Pontchartrain

Patrick and Ashlynne love spending time on Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain. For years it's been a dream of theirs to have everything the lake offers right in their backyard. That's why they're searching for their own waterfront home in Slidell, Louisiana. While a pool is a must for Patrick, lake access for Ashlynne's kayak is all she needs. With the help of real estate agent, David Stewart, they hope to find a luxury lakefront home that mixes his and her musts all for under $350,000.

Friday
Aug 5
3am | 2c
Season 1, Episode 4

Searching for a lakeside cabin in Wisconsin's Northwoods areas.

Tim and Kelly spend their weeks working and taking care of their son, Jake. Ready to finally spend deserved time away from the hustle and bustle of their life in Minneapolis, the couple sets out to discover the perfect cabin by the lake. In love with the Wisconsin cabin lifestyle, Tim and Kelly reach out to local real estate agent, Dave McNulty, to help them find the perfect lakefront home in the Northwoods area all for under $325,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 6

A home by the water in Pennsylvania's aquatic playground, Blakeslee, PA.

Kasey and Dave lead busy lives in Lehigh Valley, PA, dreaming of spending outdoor summers splashing around with their four kids in a vacation property of their own. Just an hour from home, they have fallen for Blakeslee, PA, a water lover's wonderland nestled in the Pocono Mountains. With hopes of finding their exclusive piece of lakeside paradise, the couple enlists real estate agent Jeanne Bingham to help search for a family getaway for under $300,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Sleepless for Sleepy Hollow Lake, NY

John and Melissa have the chance to move to upstate New York and give their kids the chance to experience the great outdoors. Sleepy Hollow Lake has the big water feel John is nostalgic for, but Melissa is more concerned with the house itself. Finding a blend of both exterior lakefront appeal and practical indoor design for under $300,000 is a tall order for real estate agent, Vicky Wolpert, but if she can check off all the boxes under budget, it will bring John and Melissa's dreams for their family to fruition.

Thursday
Aug 17
7pm | 6c
Season 1, Episode 10

Searching for Brant Lake Bliss

Brian and Eileen are from Ballston, New York and have been married for 14 years. Between raising their two daughters and managing a family business, life at home has become hectic. Brian and Eileen would love to find a vacation home where they can get away and spend quality time together as a family. Having both grown up around the water they feel a lake house would be the perfect setting for building lasting family memories. With a variety of lakes in the Adirondacks of New York to chose from, they've decided on the private but sizable Brant Lake. While Eileen wouldn't mind spending less money on a fixer-upper, Brian is set on finding a turnkey ready home. With the help of

Thursday
Aug 17
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Aroostook County, The Crown of Maine

After meeting at a mutual friend's bonfire party, Greg and Sheila began dating and soon fell in love. Both divorcés quickly bonded over their children, who were already friends, as well as their shared love of the outdoors and water. As they look to the future, Greg and Sheila are interested in blending their two families under one roof. With the help of real estate agent, Jane Towle, Greg and Sheila hope to find a lakefront home for under $150,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 1

Pursuing A Penn Yan Peace of Mind

Nick and Marie are from the Rochester area of upstate New York. Self proclaimed workaholics, they would love to find a vacation home where they can not only escape the stress of their hectic work schedule but also spend quality time with their two grown daughters, Alyssa and Angela. Nick and Marie have always found the water to be very soothing, and they feel a lake house would provide the perfect backdrop for optimal family relaxation. They've targeted the quaint, countryside town of Penn Yan, which sits on Keuka Lake, one of the eleven Finger Lakes in Western New York. With the assistance of real estate agent, Mark Moon, Nick and Marie hope to land a lakefront sanctuary for under $325,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 5, Episode 1

The Allure of Lake Lure, North Carolina

Over the past several years Steven and Erin have traveled all around the country for work. It was easy in the beginning when their children Preston and Mason were young, but as the boys grew older, Steven and Erin realized it was time to settle down in one location. They decided to lay down roots and raise the kids in the quaint, rustic community of Lake Lure, North Carolina. They're currently renting a home roughly 20 miles away from the lake and feel it's time to not only find a place of their own but a property that's right on the water. With the help of a local real estate agent, Steven and Erin hope to find the permanent lakeside retreat of their dreams for $260,000 or less.

Thursday
Aug 17
9pm | 8c
Season 5, Episode 2

Welcome Home to Weiss Lake, Alabama

After 20 years away, Sloan is returning to the lake he grew up on to purchase a home with his girlfriend, Krystal. Set in the foothills of the Appalachians, Weiss Lake offers a number of activities in and around the water and is the perfect place to shift to permanent lake life. With help from a local real estate agent, this couple hopes to find their first home together on the water of Weiss Lake for under $299,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
9:30pm | 8:30c
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 17
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 5

An Indiana couple caravans down to Tennessee to find a private home on the lake

Finding a lake house with loads of privacy may be next to impossible when this charming couple from Indiana travels down to Norris Lake, Tennessee. But when they arrive, they discover that finding the perfect vacation home is trickier than they expected. Beth Ellison, local real estate agent, helps Amy and Mike find the getaway home of their dreams for under $350,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 9

Kickin' Back on Lake Keowee, SC

Raised in a small mountain town near Lake Tahoe, Tim and Tina always pictured themselves living on a lake. With all of their roots now in Charleston, SC, they're seeking a lakefront lodge a short drive away on Lake Keowee, SC. With the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, Lake Keowee has all of the hiking, fishing, and water sporting the couple and their family could ever want. With the help of real estate agent Mike Roach, Tim and Tina are putting the spotlight on a family base for under $350,000.

Thursday
Aug 17
11pm | 10c
Season 2, Episode 7

Retreating to Table Rock Lake in Southwestern Missouri

Ken and Ro are looking to find a lakeside retreat to escape their busy lifestyles during the week. After spending many weekends at Table Rock Lake in Southwestern Missouri, they know that its crystal clear waters and miles of shoreline will provide a perfect oasis from their daily lives. But finding a lakeside home that meets all of their needs, in their budget of $350,000 is no easy feat. With the help of local real estate agent, Linda Schlax, Ken and Ro set out to find their perfect lake escape.

Thursday
Aug 17
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

Aroostook County, The Crown of Maine

After meeting at a mutual friend's bonfire party, Greg and Sheila began dating and soon fell in love. Both divorcés quickly bonded over their children, who were already friends, as well as their shared love of the outdoors and water. As they look to the future, Greg and Sheila are interested in blending their two families under one roof. With the help of real estate agent, Jane Towle, Greg and Sheila hope to find a lakefront home for under $150,000.

Friday
Aug 18
12am | 11c

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