Parents and Kids Cohabitate in Cabarete, Dominican Republic

Season 50 , Episode 8

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Description: Rod and Michelle fell in love with the people of the Dominican Republic when they hosted minor league baseball players from the island in their Montana home. Their fondness for the country grew deeper after visiting the isle and experiencing its culture first hand. Now the couple wants to purchase a vacation home in the north-east town of Cabarete but can only fulfill their dream by splitting the cost with Michelle's parents Pat and Angie. The foursome must find a home that meets everyone's needs, and has enough privacy for two couples to coexist. Watch as Rod and Michelle find a true vacation getaway when House Hunters International gets caliente in Cabarete, Dominican Republic.
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Aired 03/29/2013
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Rod and Michelle fell in love with the people of the Dominican Republic when they hosted minor league baseball players from the island in their Montana home. Their fondness for the country grew deeper after visiting the isle and experiencing its culture first hand. Now the couple wants to purchase a vacation home in the north-east town of Cabarete but can only fulfill their dream by splitting the cost with Michelle's parents Pat and Angie. The foursome must find a home that meets everyone's needs, and has enough privacy for two couples to coexist. Watch as Rod and Michelle find a true vacation getaway when House Hunters International gets caliente in Cabarete, Dominican Republic.
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