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 5

A Wake Zone to Call Home

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.

Thursday
Aug 20
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 12

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
Oct 8
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Wake Zone to Call Home

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 30
12am | 11c
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.

Saturday
Nov 7
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

A Wake Zone to Call Home

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.

Thursday
Nov 12
8:30pm | 7:30c
Season 1, Episode 11

Fall for the Cumberland

A Kentucky couple comes to Lake Cumberland to find a houseboat for their water-crazed family.

Thursday
Nov 19
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Maine's Majestic Moosehead Lake

After finding it hard to vacation comfortably with a family of seven, Tara and Doug decide to take the plunge and find the perfect fit for their family getaways on majestic Moosehead Lake in Maine. As a real estate agent by trade, Tara has given herself the ultimate challenge, to act as both the agent and the client while finding her family a lakefront property to make lasting memories while under the tight constraint of only a $100,000 budget.

Thursday
Jan 7
6:30pm | 5:30c
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
Jul 7
9pm | 8c
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.

Saturday
Jul 30
6pm | 5c
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.

Friday
Aug 5
3:30am | 2:30c
Season 3, Episode 6

Letting Loose on Lake Chatuge on the Border of Georgia and North Carolina

Matthew and Audra are from Palm Beach County, Florida and they have a 5-year old daughter Olivia. While they love living in Florida, they are looking for a relaxing getaway to spend more quality time with their daughter. With the help of real estate agent, Shelagh Whitney, they hope to find the perfect lakeside home on Lake Chatuge in Georgia or North Carolina for only $320,000.

Thursday
Sep 7
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Vets on Vacation in Innsbrook, Missouri

Mike and Jen are veterinarians from Wildwood, Missouri, with two kids Anthony and Isabella. Once avid boaters, Mike and Jen sold their boat after Anthony was born and are now looking to find a nice spot to vacation with the kids. After learning about the premier gated community of Innsbrook, they decided this would be the perfect place to search for their lakefront retreat for under $300,000.

Thursday
Sep 21
7pm | 6c
Season 4, Episode 6

Searching California for a Spot on the Shore at Lake Almanor

Dan and Staci are from Reno, Nevada, and they both spent their summers growing up on Lake Almanor in California. Now, they have two kids, Paige and Levi, and want them to grow up on the lake just like they did. With the help of real estate agent Joe Gilmour, they hope to find the perfect lakeside home on Lake Almanor for only $360,000.

Monday
Apr 9
2pm | 1c
Season 5, Episode 7

An Alabama Panorama on Smith Lake

Larry and Rene are from Lewisburg, Tennessee, and have two wonderful kids, Ryan and Curtis. Even though they own a boat, they currently live on a farm without much water nearby. They've spent time visiting Alabama's Smith Lake, and with the kids getting older, now seems like the perfect time to buy a place of their own. With the help of a real estate agent, they hope to find the perfect lakefront property for under $350,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
10am | 9c
Season 5, Episode 8

Taking a Look at Innsbrook, Missouri

Greg and Lisa are siblings from Godfrey, Illinois, and are looking to purchase a lakefront home with their families in the gated community of Innsbrook, Missouri. While Greg and Lisa's spouses, Tarah and Tim, were the ones with the idea, Greg is still a little hesitant that this would be a practical purchase for their families. With Lisa on board, the three of them are taking Greg to Innsbrook to convince him that this will be the perfect place for a vacation home. With the help of a real estate agent, they hope to find the perfect lakeside property for under $250,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 5, Episode 9

Vets on Vacation in Innsbrook, Missouri

Mike and Jen are veterinarians from Wildwood, Missouri, with two kids Anthony and Isabella. Once avid boaters, Mike and Jen sold their boat after Anthony was born and are now looking to find a nice spot to vacation with the kids. After learning about the premier gated community of Innsbrook, they decided this would be the perfect place to search for their lakefront retreat for under $300,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
11am | 10c
Season 5, Episode 10

Taking Stock in a Tennessee Treasure on Douglas Lake

A soon-to-be family of five is looking for a lakefront vacation home on Douglas Lake in eastern Tennessee. They're working with their real estate agent to find the perfect relaxation stop for both their family and the families they hope will rent their home.

Saturday
Jun 2
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 5, Episode 11

Cruising the Chain of Lakes in Winter Haven, Florida

Raymond and Christine are moving from California to Florida because of a job opportunity. Since they enjoyed living on the water in California, they are looking for a similar lakefront location in Winter Haven. They've spent time on the Chain of Lakes and think that's the perfect destination for their new home. With the help of a local real estate agent, they hope to find their new waterfront dream house for under $350,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
12pm | 11c
Season 5, Episode 12

Nothin' Like Lake Nottely

Tom and Dana live just outside Atlanta and have three kids. With a very hectic home life, they are looking for a place to get away and relax. Upon discovering the hidden gem of Lake Nottely, just two hours outside of the city, they decided this would be the ideal place for their lakefront vacation house. With the help of a real estate agent, they hope to find the perfect lakeside home for under $350,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 5, Episode 13

Making the Most of Moses Lake, Washington

Dean, Maura, and their two daughters love living in the small town of Moses Lake, Washington. The area has an abundance of outdoor activities fit for the whole family, many of which Dean enjoyed as a kid growing up on the lake. After five years of living a short drive from the shore, this family of four is ready to make the big move to the waterfront, ensuring the girls have a childhood just like their dad's. A local real estate agent will help this local family find a permanent lake home, all for under $350,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
1pm | 12c
Season 6, Episode 1

Brainerd Lakes Family Escape

Mike and Renae live outside of Minneapolis, MN, with their three boys, Bradley, Ethan and Ben. The family has enjoyed vacationing along the picturesque shores of the Brainerd Lakes region in central Minnesota for several years. Now, as the boys are getting older, Mike and Renae feel it's time to purchase their own home in the area to help ensure their quality time with the kids will continue. With a budget of $199,000, they're not sure if they'll be able to get everything on their wish list, so they've hired local real estate agent to aid with the search.

Saturday
Jun 2
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 6, Episode 2

Seeking Serenity in Central Minnesota

Jordan and Nick will be getting married soon and are on the hunt for their first home. They have been visiting the lakes of the central Minnesota region since they were children, and with Nick stationed in the area, they think a lake home will make for a perfect permanent home. With plenty of outdoor activities, the area offers the opportunity to find a fun getaway home with a chance to get in touch with nature. A local real estate agent will help these soon-to-be newlyweds search for their first home under $229,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 3

Heading for the Irish Hills of Michigan

Rick has been visiting the Irish Hills region of Michigan since he was 10 years old and his wife, Laurie, has been coming along since they started dating. With its rolling hills and crystal waters, the area's sentimental value is irreplaceable, so Rick and Laurie are ready to continue their family's legacy on the lake by purchasing a lakefront home. With their three children busy with school and work, they are hoping to find a house that draws everyone together again, but they aren't telling the kids until they find their dream home. A local real estate agent will help this couple surprise their children with a family vacation spot, all for under $300,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 6, Episode 4

Triple the Fun in Treasure Lake, PA

Meghan and Jeremy lead a busy life with their triplets in Ashburn, Virginia. Jeremy's job requires him to travel often, so they would like to find a lakefront vacation home where they can make the most of their time together. While researching lake homes, Meghan stumbled upon Treasure Lake, Pennsylvania, and after they visited and saw the area's amenities, Meghan and Jeremy were sold. With two lakes to choose from, Treasure Lake is the perfect place for families, and this family of five is on the hunt for a waterfront home in this quaint, wooded community for under $375,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 5

Kicking Back on Indiana's Koontz Lake

Chris and Jim are from Palos Heights, Illinois, and both grew up spending time on the water. Since having their three daughters, they've brought them to the lake every summer, hoping to provide them with the same kinds of memories they had as kids. While they originally spent summers on Paw Paw Lake in Michigan, they soon discovered nearby Koontz Lake in Indiana and fell in love. With the help of real estate agent, they hope to find the perfect vacation home for under $399,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 6, Episode 6

Looking to Dock on Castle Rock

Dana and Tyler are from the suburbs of Chicago and have three kids. They love getting out on the water, but with their busy schedules, finding time to just be a family can be difficult. Tyler grew up in Wisconsin and is familiar with Castle Rock Lake, which is a good midway point between their permanent home and their friends and family. With the help of a local real estate agent, they hope to find the perfect lakefront vacation home for under $350,000.

Saturday
Jun 2
4pm | 3c

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