Texas newlyweds are ready to trade city living in Houston for the rugged landscape and crisp air of Girdwood, Alaska. They both want their first home to have income potential, spectacular mountain views and a yard for their French bulldog, Harry. But while she wants a house with a modern feel, he wants something more rustic with a big garage for new Alaskan outdoor toys. With a budget of $500,000, they look at everything from a house with breathtaking mountain views to one that's so close to the local ski resort they can see the ski runs from the living room.
A couple with a young son moves from Idaho to Wasilla to pursue his job opportunity. They're hoping to find a forever home and both agree they want a move-in ready house, but she wants to be on the water with enough space to grow their family while he wants to be in the mountains.
A native Colorado couple first discovered Homer on their honeymoon and became instantly hooked on its breathtaking scenery, small-town charm and endless outdoor activities. Now with the birth of their new baby boy, they are ready to make the life-changing move from Denver, CO, to Homer for a simpler life. They're both hoping for a house with mountain and glacier views, as well as an open floor plan all within their budget of $500,000. As a nurse, she wants to be close to town and the hospital, while he wants a wood-working shop for his carpentry and a two-car garage to endure the Alaskan winters.
An Illinois couple leaves the heartland for Homer, Alaska. They hope to find a lodge with extra cabins to rent, plenty of land for their two dogs and room for a fishing boat.
A military family eagerly sets off for a new life in Chugiak, Alaska. The family of five wants a home with a big kitchen to cook up some authentic frontier dishes, an oversized garage for all their toys and some acreage to explore the great outdoors.
A couple moves to Ketchikan to take advantage of the town's charm and raw beauty. While they agree they both want Alaskan views, she wants to be close to work and town, but he's interested in a property off the grid.
An outdoor-loving couple wants to take on all of the challenges that come with moving to Fairbanks. Their top priority is finding a home close to the water with stunning views and a big yard for their two dogs.