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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.
A couple wants to find a lakefront vacation home in North Carolina. After he proposed at a lake house, they both thought it would make the perfect getaway. With Hyco Lake located only about an hour away from their home in Chapel Hill, NC, they're hoping to find the perfect rustic retreat of their own.
A Chicago couple with a teenage daughter is looking for more room to spread out and enjoy time together. They've been vacationing along Norris Lake in Tennessee for the last 10 years and feel like now is the time to find a permanent home there that's budget-friendly and has million-dollar views.
A St. Petersburg, FL, couple wants to spend more time with family up north, but they don't want to give up waterfront living. They've decided to look for a vacation home on Ohio's Lake Lakengren that has the potential for full-time living where they can maintain their active lifestyle.
A California couple with two children is ready to move to the lake. Previously, they've lived in Montana where they frequented the astoundingly beautiful Flathead Lake. Now they're ready to return to Big Sky Country to follow a job opportunity and hope to find a full-time family home on Flathead Lake's fresh water.
After visiting Watauga Lake for years, a couple and their three kids from Rogersville, Tennessee, are ready to buy a lakefront home to enjoy the area whenever they want. Since the family's favorite activity is fishing, they want a woodsy retreat that's equipped for a boat.
A New York couple loves living in Rochester but wants to move their family closer to the water. After years of saving, they are finally ready to find a full-time home on Lake Ontario.
A Stevens Point, WI, couple with two young children is looking for a vacation home. The couple grew up visiting Nepco Lake and enjoy its pristine, secluded atmosphere and close proximity to their hometown. They're unsure, however, if they can compromise when it comes to choosing a contemporary or rustic style for their new lakefront property.
An Indiana couple with three children is ready to find a lakeside vacation home. They first discovered the Cordry Sweetwater Lakes region of the state when visiting friends and were instantly drawn to its private resort feel. Now they're hoping to purchase their own lake house to enjoy with family and friends.
Ryan and Lori live in Chicago with their two children, and they love getting out of the city and heading to southwest Michigan to enjoy its many lakes. Ryan and Lori both grew up near the water, and they want their kids to have that same experience of making memories and having fun. With all the great activities in the area, they think this location will serve as the perfect family retreat, and they're on the hunt for the ideal lakefront home.
A Wisconsin family of four loves camping along Solberg Lake, but they're tired of sharing campground space. Now, they're on the hunt for their own vacation house that they can enjoy together.
A couple living in Atlanta, Georgia, loves visiting Lake Lanier, and while he grew up around the water, she wasn't sold on lake living until they vacationed there together. Now, they're ready to buy their dream home and move to the lake full-time.
Jen is a wildlife biologist who moved to the Highlands County area of Florida for work a few years ago. She eventually moved away to Tampa, but misses all the nature and lakes in the area. With help from her boyfriend Scott, she's moving back to town, hoping to find the perfect lakefront home on one of the area's over 100 lakes.
An engaged Florence, SC, couple with stressful medical jobs wants to find a place where they can unwind and enjoy time with family and friends. They hope to find a vacation home on the shore of Lake Greenwood, SC, where they can relax and make lasting memories.
A family of five from South Colonie, NY, searches for a family retreat along the shores of Lake Champlain. Over the past decade, they've enjoyed spending time along the shores there and feel it's time for the family to start a new adventure with the purchase of a lake house of their own.
A Pittsburgh couple with three young children is ready for some downtime between work, school and their kids' activities. They feel a lakefront vacation home would be a great way for the family to spend time together and disconnect from the daily grind. After deciding to look within a two-hour radius of their home, they discover Lake Mohawk and Atwood Lake in Carroll County, OH. With their budget set, they feel this area is the perfect setting to get away and relax while building memories together on the water.
Best friends from Greenville, SC, love spending time on nearby Lake Keowee. Because their families are extremely close, they decide to pool their money and buy a vacation home to share. They hope to find a place with two master bedrooms, a dock over deep water and space for entertaining.
A couple from Four Seasons, Missouri, love their current home but want to provide their two sons with a lakefront lifestyle. They decide to search the nearby shores of the Lake of the Ozarks in hopes of finding the perfect lake house.
An Atlanta couple is ready to move out of their condo and into a home with more space for their growing family. Lake Jackson has always held a very special place in their hearts, and they've decided to move out of the city and onto the lake.
A couple and their three children live an activity-filled life in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky. They enjoy unplugging in nature and having fun on the water at nearby Rough River Lake. They search for a lake house where their energetic family can kick back and relax.
A family in Roebuck, SC, owns a boat that they love taking out on the secluded waters of Lake Greenwood. However, they currently store the boat at a marina and want to purchase their dream vacation home that comes with a dock of its own.
Amber leads a busy life in Jacksonville, Alabama, with her two children. She has been visiting Lake Wedowee for a while and is eager to share its secluded shores with her family, as a place to spend more time together and relax. She's bringing along her daughter and best friend to help her choose a waterfront getaway and achieve her dream of a home on the lake.
A couple with a hectic lifestyle is looking to slow down by moving their growing family lakeside. She grew up enjoying the water on Lake Seminole in Georgia and thinks it's the perfect place to unwind and live year-round.
A hardworking firefighter from Madison, Wisconsin, is looking for a permanent home on nearby Lake Wisconsin where he can unwind. He also wants his new home to have space for entertaining family and friends, so his sister-in-law is joining him on the hunt as he tries to make his dream a reality.
A Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, couple with a young son has been visiting the Finger Lakes region of New York for over four years. They hope to find a vacation home where they can enjoy all of their favorite activities, including visiting wineries and sailing on the open water.
A Westfield, Indiana, couple with five children is relocating the family so they can enjoy lake living full-time. He grew up going to a lake cottage and wants their kids to have the same experiences, so they're looking for a place on nearby Morse Lake.
High school sweethearts Casey and Faith are engaged and living with their parents in West Milford, New Jersey, while they save for their first home together. Faith grew up along the shores of Greenwood Lake, which stretches across the border of New Jersey and New York, and she introduced Casey to all the great activities the lake has to offer. They're hoping to find the perfect lake house before they tie the knot.
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