House Hunters International retraces the steps of three, savvy Latin American buyers. Mathieu and Vanessa were biologists starting a research lab in the jungles of Belize. However, they needed to build extra housing for at least 30 students. In Panama City best friends from New York, Eric and Vlad, excavated a dilapidated building overlooking a historical plaza. Erich and Rob started from scratch with a surprise new renovation after their real estate deal bottomed out the first time around in Merida, Mexico.
Cathy and Michael have always loved visiting Punta de Mita, Mexico. They've dreamed of retiring amongst the sun and surf, but when Michael's job hits a bump in the road, they're rethinking retirement. Michael wants to purchase a property to secure their future, while facing an uncertain present, but Cathy thinks investing a nest egg now might be a big mistake. At odds over renting or buying the perfect property, Michael and Cathy must find some middle ground, when House Hunters International goes south of the border to Punta de Mita, Mexico.