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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 on Lakefront Bargain Hunt we help a family discover an affordable location that proves you don't need a boatload of cash to live on the lake.
Elizabeth and Scott spent summers growing up on the lakes of Hot Springs, Arkansas. After living in Virginia for over a decade, they are ready to return to their roots, this time with their son, Jackson. With the help of a local real estate agent, the family looks to find lakefront lodging for under $375,000.
Dan and Michelle want to share their love of lakefront living with their two kids. They hope to find the perfect waterfront property on Lake Norman, North Carolina, for only $350,000.
Married business owners with two daughters want a weekend escape from their hectic lives in Spokane, WA. They decide to look for a property on pristine Deer Lake for under $360,000.
Joseph and Leslie live in Birmingham, AL, with their two kids. After careful planning, they're ready to look for a vacation home on Smith Lake where they can enjoy time together as a family.
Peter and Kathryn fell in love with Lake Champlain in upstate New York when they were high school sweethearts. Now raising four children, the couple wants to buy the perfect vacation home for the entire family on the lake.
A couple from Palm Beach County, FL, are looking for a relaxing getaway to spend more quality time with their daughter. They hope to find a lakeside home on Lake Chatuge, which sits on the North Carolina-Georgia border.
Steve, Roxann and their children live in Alabaster, AL, and vacation at Logan Martin Lake. Because most of the trips are short, the couple wants to purchase a home so the family can enjoy the lake for extended periods of time.
Mark and Dorena are avid sailors from Chaumont, New York, and have two kids. While they love living in the village of Chaumont, they really want a waterfront cottage on Lake Ontario closer to their yacht club.
With a love for the outdoors and a need for time to unwind, Florida couple Bob and Lisa want to find a vacation home within their budget that is perched on the deep blue waters of Grand Lake, Colorado.
Ted and Amanda are from Jonesboro, Arkansas, and have two kids. After spending time at Cherokee Village with friends over the years, they've decided to purchase a vacation home and must choose between a turnkey or a fixer upper.
Jenny and Brett have lived with their children in White Bear Lake, MN, for over a decade. Brett's rotating schedule makes it tough to plan a weekend trip, so they're looking to relocate for a lake lifestyle in Polk County, WI.
Herman and Susan had a lake home but sold it to move to a more central location. Now the couple wants to buy property on Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri that has deep enough water and storage space for a boat they plan to buy.
Sisters Gretchen and Natalie live with their families a couple of miles apart in San Diego, CA. It's hard finding time to spend together, so they're craving a cabin to cozy up in on Big Bear Lake.
Veronica and Carlos have always loved spending their summers on Canyon Lake in Texas. Wanting to balance out parenthood with more fun times by the water, the couple is hoping to find a weekend getaway they can call their own.
Shawn and Danielle have decided to purchase a vacation home for their family on the stunning shores of Sebago Lake, Maine. They hope to find an impeccable property on the water for $300,000 or less.
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.
Terry and Kathy are looking for a home on Pokegama Lake, Minnesota, where they've loved spending time with friends over the years. But, the couple is concerned they wont be able to find a place under their budget of $375,000.
Mike and Sara currently live in Celebration, Florida, but they both grew up in the Midwest spending summers on the lake. Now that they have a son, Dexter, they want to create those same memories for him by purchasing a rustic retreat in Frostproof, Florida. With the help of real estate agent, Karen LaMantia, they hope to find the perfect lakefront home for only $375,000.
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.
After years of renting or crashing with friends, Scott and Gina have finally decided to take the plunge and get a house of their own on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.
Meghan and Al have always dreamed of owning a waterfront property. Now, with her mom Theresa, they are making their dream a reality. Cass County, MI, offers over 60 lakes and they hope to find a lakefront steal for under $350,000.
Greg lives in Vermont and loves to wakesurf out on Lake Champlain. While he enjoys living near Burlington, he wishes he were closer to the lake. To achieve the home of his dreams on the water, he's going to bank on his buds as future tenants to help contribute to the mortgage by paying rent. With roommates Mike and Vicky in tow, Greg hopes real estate agent Kathy O'Brien can grant his wish for waterfront for only $360,000.
Dayna and Dave want to move to Lake Waynoka, Ohio, where they have been visiting together for over 15 years.
A family of three searches for a home in Lake Gaston, N.C., with a spot for their boat and space to relax within their budget of $375,000.
Andy and Marni search for a lakefront home in Deep Creek Lake in Maryland.
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