About The Show

See what life is like in Big Sky country when couples search for a new home and decide if a move to Montana is right for them. In a stunning setting with unique housing opportunities, find out if these home-seekers are ready to make the move to one of the most beautiful areas in the country.
Season 1, Episode 9

Active in Montana

Growing up in San Francisco was amazing for Michael and Jenelle Duldulao, but after vacationing in Montana, they decided to raise their kids outside the city and in the small-town community of Helena, where there's more activities and more opportunity for an outdoor lifestyle. The family is all about the activities - and the house comes second, so their agent is tapped with the challenge to not only find them the perfect house but the perfect house near the best activities Montana has to offer.

Tuesday
May 21
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 20, Episode 84

Party of Five Family Sets Sights on Montana

Chris and Christy Wiese, along with their kids Gabriel, Skylar, and Madeline, are looking for a change of pace from their lives in southern California, to enjoy the wide-open space of Montana. With the help of their tumbleweed wrangling real estate agent, Annelise Hedahl, they're hoping to find the perfect family home to set down some roots in Big Sky Country. They're targeting towns on the outskirts of Missoula, near Chris' new job working with the U.S. Forest Service. And with a budget of $400,000 to $600,000 they're looking for a home with enough bedrooms for all of their kids, without skimping on the beautiful Montana views. They visit a house with spectacular views all around, but not move in ready for a family of five, a house with lots of land and a stable for horses, but not enough bedrooms, and a house right on the river, but needing some major updates. Which house will they choose?

Friday
Aug 9
6am | 5c
Season 20, Episode 94

Palm Springs Couple Trade Desert Life for Missoula Mountains

Tyler Kirk is bringing his family, wife Maggie and baby Landry, back to his Montana roots, where they can't wait to take advantage of Big Sky Country's great outdoors. They're narrowing their house search to the Missoula area, near Tyler's family, and his new job as a construction manager. Coming from southern California, the Kirks are hoping to get a whole lot of house with their $650,000 budget in Montana. They're looking for a home with lots of land, an open floor plan, and a workshop for Tyler. While local real estate agent, Travis McLean Leitch, finds some amazing houses for Tyler and Maggie, the commute might put a damper in their enthusiasm.

Friday
Aug 9
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 21, Episode 4

Wisconsin Family Takes Snowmobile Clothing Biz to Bozeman

For Wisconsin natives Wendy and Travis Gavinski, the decision to purchase a second home in Montana meant more snow, outdoor fun, and a perfect place to grow Wendy's burgeoning business in snow gear. And what better place than Montana to test her gear! The Gavinskis also want their kids, Kylie and Max, to experience the outdoors in a way only Montana has to offer. For the Gavinski family, a property with direct access to the outdoors is paramount. They're looking for a log cabin style home big enough for the whole family, with easy access to riding trails, a view of the mountains, and a separate out building to store all of their toys. Travis is into the idea of a fixer-upper or a new build, while Wendy is confident she can make the most out of any property.

Friday
Aug 9
7am | 6c
Season 21, Episode 14

Young Family Says Bye Bye to Brooklyn, Hello to Bozeman

City folks Neal and Valarie Andrews are saying bye-bye to Brooklyn, and hello to Bozeman. After visiting Neal's sister in Bozeman, they knew it was the perfect place to raise their two sons, Dax and Emmett, away from the hustle and bustle of New York. So the Andrews are packing up their pint-sized apartment and moving across the country. While Neal, an outdoor enthusiast, is excited to ice climb, hike, and experience everything Montana, Val is a little more apprehensive about the wildlife that surrounds these activities. What they can agree on is their excitement over all of the extra space they'll have in their new Montana home, including finally being able to have a backyard.

Friday
Aug 9
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 21, Episode 24

Chicago Family Moves West to Montana

Native Montanan Lindsey has convinced her husband, Jim, to sell their condo in downtown Chicago and head west. Now that their son Connor is two, they want to move to a scenic area with plenty of opportunities for fishing, hiking and skiing. With a budget up to $700,000, the family is hoping to find the perfect property that highlights Montana's beauty and charm.

Friday
Aug 9
8am | 7c
Season 21, Episode 34

New Hampshire Family Searches for Home in Kalispell

Justin and Megan Murray are trading in the ocean view of Dover, New Hampshire, for their own slice of paradise in Big Sky Country. Megan, a native of Missoula, traded in her cowboy boots and moved out east with Justin. Four years and two children later, Megan and Justin are craving the simplicity and wilderness of Montana. So they're taking their kids, Hazel and Warren, out west to get back to Megan's roots and find the perfect adventure-lover's paradise! With a budget of $700,000, the Murrays are looking for a fixer-upper big enough for the whole family, close to skiing and hiking and on a property with a gorgeous scenic view. In Big Sky Country, there's no shortage of beautiful views.

Friday
Aug 9
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 20, Episode 14

The Knobels Leave the Big Apple for Big Sky Country

Best friends Melanie Knobel and Trecie Wheat Hughes went their separate ways after high school in Texas: Melanie to New York City and Trecie to gorgeous Livingston, Montana. After the Knobel family spent a dream vacation with Trecie in her new home town, they're pulling up the stakes in Staten Island and putting down roots in Big Sky Country. The Knobel family of five is psyched to get away from the big city crowds to enjoy horseback riding, fishing and other adventures in Montana's wide open spaces. Retired firefighter Tommy Knobel wants lots of space for his East Coast family to visit, while Melanie wants to step out the back door to fish and play. With a budget of $750,000 and since Trecie's also a real estate agent, they'll tour everything from a custom home on a creek and a fixer upper on the Yellowstone River to a piece of land with an amazing view where they can build their dream home. But which one will they choose?

Friday
Oct 11
6am | 5c
Season 20, Episode 24

City Gal and Country Boy Take on Great Falls, Montana

Kelsey Conrow, a native Californian, is roping in her long-time beau, Kodi Groves, and heading for 'The Treasure State,' aka Big Sky Country. Having recently accepted a position as a registered dietician in Montana, Kelsey is excited to bring Kodi, a native of Wyoming, back to his country roots. Kelsey and Kodi are looking for a house that hits up both of their wish lists; a feat for sure! While Kelsey wants to looks at more luxurious, updated cabins, Kodi wants a remote cabin with tons of land, which also means a long commute for Kelsey. Will they find some middle ground in the hunt for their Montana dream home?

Friday
Oct 11
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 20, Episode 34

Minnesota Family Turns Big Sky Vacation Into Montana Staycation

One ski trip and Andrew Arthur was hooked on the resort town of Big Sky, Montana. So when he met his wife, Christy, during their residency in orthopediac surgery, he knew one day his family would find a place there. Now these orthopedic surgeons are moving from Minnesota to Big Sky, so they can get away from their hectic schedules and spend quality family time with their twins, Callie and Campbell. With a budget of $600,000 to $800,000, they're hoping for something that's ski-in/ski-out, but the further up the mountain, the more expensive the real estate. Will they find something close to the resort – or will they be willing to drive to get a bigger place for family and friends? But the one must-have – bunkbeds for the kids.

Friday
Oct 11
7am | 6c
Season 20, Episode 44

LA Couple Gets Fresh Start In Southwest Montana

Benjamin Randall is looking to expand his ski business, and what bettar place to do it than in Big Sky country! So he and his girlfriend, Megan Belida, are leaving southern California for a fresh start in southwest Montana. Ben, an avid skier and pilot in training, fell in love with everything Montana, and Megan can't wait to take advantage of Montana's outdoorsy lifestyle, especially Montana's premiere fishing rivers. With a budget of $500,000 to $1,000,000, they're looking for a home with beautiful Montana views, and plenty of space. But while Ben is all about the acreage, Megan wants a kitchen fit for a cook. Will they choose a sprawling Montana property where Ben can put his pilot's license to use, or sacrifice some acreage for a better price?

Friday
Oct 11
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 20, Episode 54

Pittsburgh Family Heads West

One ski trip is all it took to get Kevin Chartier hooked on the Montana lifestyle. His wife Jennifer soon joined in his enthusiasm for Big Sky Country, and they knew it would be the perfect place to raise their 2-year-old son, Santiago. Kevin is ditching his suit, and the corporate life in downtown Pittsburg, for his dream job as a ski patroller for the Yellowstone Club. So, Kevin and his family are looking for a new home in nearby Gallatin Gateway, Montana. With a budget between $700,000 and $750,000, the Chartiers are hoping to find a home with easy access to nearby trails, with enough space for a home office for Jennifer, and a big garage for the snowy Montana winters. Finding a house to fit their needs may not be a problem, but will the wildlife right outside their front door be too close for comfort?

Friday
Oct 11
8am | 7c
Season 20, Episode 64

Denver Couple Makes the Move to Missoula

James and Kim are leaving the city life for Montana's great outdoors. While James grew up in Montana, small town living might be a bit of an adjustment for his wife, Kim, a city girl born and bred. James just started a banking job near Missoula, so they're honing in on a home in the Bitter Root Valley, where James can take advantage of the world-class trout streams nearby. James and Kim have a budget of $950,000 to $1.5 million to find their dream, move-in ready home. But while city girl Kim is all about the modern aesthetic, James feels more at home in a rustic Montana cabin. Can they find a home with the right mix of old and new, or will Kim warm up to the rustic charm of a Montana cabin?

Friday
Oct 11
8:30am | 7:30c

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