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Adrian Leeds is a French property consultant who helps people realize their dream of owning property in Paris and all of France! Join Adrian as she combs the romantic streets of Paris to find the perfect pied-à-terre or journeys to the French countryside in search of the ideal home for her clients.
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A couple decides to pack up their family and move to the city she loves, Paris. Brook lived and worked in Paris before moving back to California to marry and start a family with her husband, Jonas. The couple has decided to return to France to raise their two sons and run their business. Brook wants to live in the Marais section of the city, which is her favorite and has the Parisian charm she's after. Jonas, however, is more concerned with having modern amenities, enough space for the kids to run around and an office space for himself.
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Chef Krista went to France to become a sommelier and then decided to sell her California home and move to Paris permanently. With the market booming and home prices in Paris on the rise, Krista calls on her best friend, Stanley, to help her invest her life savings. She wants the cafe culture of central Paris with a big enough space to entertain. For better or worse, Stanley won't let her settle, even if her small budget requires some concessions.
Professional dancer, Cara, is finally settling down in the one place she feels most at home -- Paris. After receiving a generous inheritance from her late grandmother, she wants an apartment that will provide her with a space to practice dance. Unsure of employment opportunities, however, Cara finds it difficult to balance the dream life she wants and the real life she can afford. Watch as Adrian Leeds, real estate professional, helps her navigate the way.
Kate's humanitarian work is sending her to Paris for a new job opportunity, and she's calling in her friend and fellow expat, Jilian, to help her find the perfect apartment. Kate wants a second bedroom so she can work from home and host visiting family and friends, but an extra room in bustling central Paris doesn't come cheap.
After discovering she had familial ties to Paris, Texan Janet wanted to plant roots in her ancestral home. Michael supports Janet's dream, but he's nervous about buying a second home in pricy central Paris. Janet knows apartments are smaller, but she still wants space for her adult kids to visit with the charm of an older Parisian apartment. The move is Janet's big dream, but Michael isn't sure if he can stomach a financially unpredictable renovation.
Francophiles Todd and Jim want to purchase a vacation home in Villefranche-sur-Mer on the French Rivera. The area is known to be very chic, and the asking prices for properties overlooking the Mediterranean are as impressive as the views. Can Todd and Jim's budget afford them the view of their dreams?
Liz and Tony love life with their four kids in Melbourne. In fact, they love it so much that until very recently, they've never left the area. All that changed when they visited Paris a few years back, and now Liz is determined to break into their modest savings and buy a dream Parisian apartment. Unfortunately for them, Paris isn't so obscure to the rest of the world, and affordable real estate is hard to come by. With Tony stuck in Melbourne for work, Liz will only have her teenage daughter to help find an affordable Parisian gem big enough for six and she won't take 'non' for an answer.
After years of visiting and falling in love with Paris, Daryl and Angie are finally taking the plunge and purchasing their Paris dream home. But while they share a love of the City of Lights, they don't share similar tastes. With Daryl wanting old Bohemian charm and Angie pushing for modern and airy, they clash from the start of their search. After finally picking a house, they entrust a local contractor to oversee the renovations while they attend to business matters in the United States. A series of unexpected issues mar the renovation, but the biggest challenge comes in attempting to reconcile their vastly different styles.
Aspiring artist Lisa has lived abroad her whole life. She moved frequently with her family, and never really had a long-term place to call home. Recently finished with grad school, she's looking to move to the center of the art universe, Paris, in hopes that her first true masterpiece will be a settled home of her own. Her budget is functional, but her wish list is long. Lisa may be a dreamer with her head in the clouds, but if she wants to sign a lease in fast-paced, high-priced Paris, she'll need to come back to Earth before all the good apartments are gone. Will Adrian be able to keep her feet on the ground?
Ben and Nicole Miller loved Franklin, Tennessee so much they recently built their dream home there. However, when a job opportunity came up in Paris that could boost his career and also afford Nicole the chance to pursue her passion of photography, they knew a move there would be too good to pass up. With its countless photo ops, Nicole wants to live in central Paris but with Ben's job located outside the city, he doesn't want to commute through congestion every day to get there. Ben also grew really comfortable with suburban living and with two small dogs to also think about, Nicole knows it will be a struggle for him to be swooned by the allure of being in the heart of Paris, France. Watch as Adrian guides them to the perfect solution.
California winery owners Jann and Gerry cherished their many retreats to the Côte d'Azur. Enchanted by the Riviera's culture and impressed with its food and wine, the couple considered the region to be the perfect place to unwind. And after 16 years of running their vineyard, they decided it was time to sell up so they could afford a summer home in southeastern France. This time, when Gerry and Jann landed on the coast it was for business and not pleasure. And as they scoured the Côte looking for a property, they quickly discovered getting a home that recreated the magic of their holidays would cost more than the 275,000 dollars they were willing to spend. And as they searched, they struggled to find a place with old-world charm for Jann, but that was move-in ready for Gerry. Find out how they come to a conclusion when House Hunters International combs the Côte d'Azur with Adrian Leeds.
"Finding Happiness in Paris" - Season 68, Episode 2
For Lisa Anselmo, visiting Paris has always felt like home away from home. So when her mother passed away she looked to France for rejuvenation. Now, she's convinced that finding the perfect apartment in her favorite arrondissement could bring her some needed joy. She's seeking la vie en rose but Parisian prices could put a damper on her dream. With space coming at a premium price, Lisa will have to find the sweet spot between size and location when House Hunters International goes to Paris, France.
"A Taste For Paris" - Season 68, Episode 1
After working long hours behind her desk, corporate lawyer Emerald realized cooking was her true passion. So, she's giving up a stable job in Perth to pursue a dream in Paris with friend and fellow foodie Wallis. Their plan is to create a business of hosting dinner parties, for paying guests, out of Emerald's home. In addition to a well-appointed kitchen and large dining area, Emerald desires a quintessentially French style home. But Wallis has a stake in Emerald's house hunt too, and reality checking her business partner, has been a challenge. So, Wallis is relying on property consultant Adrian Leeds to make sure Emerald doesn't bite off more than she can chew in the pricy Parisian rental market. Watch when House Hunters International savors life to the fullest in Paris, France.
Lori Ann has a rich life in New Jersey, but after residing in Paris for 10 years, her husband Bill knew living in New Jersey wasn't for him. She knows her husband wants a second chance with France so they've decided on Nice. Bill is dreaming of the countryside, but this city girl has sacrificed a lot for the move, and wants the familiarity of urban life at any cost in pricy central Nice. Caught in the middle, property consultant Adrian Leeds will have a tough time reconciling the different wishes of both of her clients. Watch when House Hunters International tries to combine two dreams in Nice, France.
Since her first visit as a 17-year-old exchange student, Karin has dreamt of living in Paris full time. Boldly deciding life is short and now is the time to finally make her dream a reality, she and her practically minded mother go to Paris to find the right flat. But in the city of light's fast paced market, this long time dreamer nervously realizes she hasn't given much thought to what she wants in her new home. Property Consultant Adrian Leeds will have her work cut out for her when House Hunters International looks for la vie en rose in Paris.
"Becoming a Buyer in Nice, France" - Season 55, Episode 1
Scott Baker always wanted to live in France. When he discovered a job opening in Nice, he leapt at the chance to fulfill his French fantasy. But the apartment he rents has been falling apart around him. Not ready to give up on his dream, Scott's decided to purchase his own home in Nice and is leaning on Nice-native and close friend Clara for advice and assistance from Adrian Leeds to find just the right place. Clara's eagle eyes are spotting potential pitfalls in every home, and Scott will have to decide if he's willing to renovate or spend to get the perfect property when House Hunters International goes to Nice.
Dr. Jayne Lee fell so in love with Paris that she geared her career in medicine towards moving there. Soon enough she found a job practicing telemedicine and fell in love with Edouard. But for these newlyweds, buying an apartment in one of the most coveted and expensive cities in the world isn't as easy as falling in love. While Jayne needs an office as soon as possible, Edouard wants to be sure there is room for a future family. Property Consultant Adrian Leeds desperately searches for a compromise when House Hunters International goes to Paris, France.
"Healthy Living in Paris, France" - Season 54, Episode 5
After two years of waiting Patricia has finally been transferred to Paris for her work as a nutritionist. Her desire for an apartment with Parisian charm and a mix of modern decor presents a challenge in finding the perfect home. With the help of her friend Ulla, Patricia is on the hunt for a new home to live a healthy life in Paris. Find out what happens when House Hunters International goes to Paris, France!
Abby Gordon memorized maps of Paris before ever setting foot in France. So when a job transfer to the city of her dreams came up, she took the chance. Now, after five years of renting, Abby is ready to take her relationship with the City of Light to the next level. She wants to buy an apartment that reflects her personal style. But in one of the priciest housing markets in the world, property consultant Adrian Leeds knows Abby will have to adjust her ideas of perfection. See what happens when House Hunters International settles down in Paris, France.
"Every Little Girl's Dream Comes True in Paris" - Season 48, Episode 7
Katherine is a successful Hollywood screenwriter who's aspired to live in Paris since learning of her French heritage as a child. Now a mother herself, Katherine wants to buy a home in her favorite city so she can explore her past, inspire her daughter's future, and show her aging father a glimpse of their family's roots. Katherine is looking for a space that embodies the Paris of her dreams: somewhere replete with the history, romance, and charm that has become the city's signature. Watch as House Hunters International makes every little girl's dream come true in Paris, France.
"Returning to Europe" - Season 43, Episode 1
Susie and her Argentinian fiance, Max, met six years ago online. They wrote to each other every day without fail for nine months before meeting in person. After five years and a beautiful daughter, Allegra, Max was offered the job opportunity of a lifetime in Paris. The prospect of living in one of Europe's most stylish and historic capitals was too much for Max and fashion and beauty journalist Susie to turn down. Although Susie is incredibly close to Max's family, and the pair will sorely miss the support of their network in Argentina, the move has offered Susie the chance to reconnect with her father who is able to visit far more frequently now that the couple are a comparatively short hop away. The hardest part of the move for the couple will be the language barrier as neither of them speaks French. Will this couple find their perfect Parisian paradise? Find out when Adrian Leeds and House Hunters International explore the streets of Paris, France.
"Searching for Style and Space in Paris" - Season 41, Episode 7
Illysia, decided to pursue a career in fashion and vowed to one day live in the City of Light. Now, with a successful career as a fashion stylist, Illysia is ready to make the second part of her dream a reality. She and her husband, Alec, are purchasing a pied-à-terre, which will serve as a frequent getaway from their Detroit suburb as well as an investment property that they may rent out when they're not there. But finding a place that will suit a family of four, appeal to potential renters and align with Illysia's strong sense of style, is a tall order, which is why they need the expertise of property search consultant Adrian Leeds. Watch what happens when "House Hunters International" strolls the fashionable avenues of Paris, France.
While spending the summer in Paris as a law student, Mimi Chiang told her daughter Georgi she'd one day like to own a piece of this romantic city. But once she arrives with her two kids, real estate professional Adrian Leeds has a message that could threaten 10 years of dreaming. Homes in her 1 million budget are scarce. And most likely, they will need some work, especially if she wants the classic French style. Will she settle for small or spend thousands over her budget to create the vision she's clung to for years? Find out when House Hunters International walks the romantic streets of Paris.
"Historic Country Homes in Normandy" -- Season 24, Episode 11
The Blairs want a drill in all things French and experience is the best teacher. But Franco-mania can produce life's sweetest pleasures and its worst misfortunes. Is the Blair's dream home hiding in the back roads of Europe's dairy land? Find out when House Hunters moves to Normandy, France with the help of professional real estate consultant Adrian Leeds.
"Vacation Home in Paris" -- Season 1, Episode 5
New Yorkers Jeff Ballinger and Mary Schiller recently began the first steps toward making their dream together a reality. Now, they've begun their search for a pied-à-terre in Paris.
Angela and Ben met in 2003 when they lived in Los Angeles working for the same clothing company. Now, the two are engaged to be married. When Ben started receiving frequent overseas work, the company believed he'd be more valuable in Paris, so they happily relocated. They immediately moved into a cozy rental in the 17th district near the Arc de Triomphe and started to explore the different neighborhoods of Paris. The pair is now ready to take the big leap and purchase an apartment to stay for good. Property consultant Adrian Leeds is enlisted to help.
Adrian is always a pleasure to watch. She dresses very nicely and not garish. She is not an arrogant American in another country and brings her American clients back to earth. She exudes confidence and knowledge which should make her clients feel that they are in the right hands. She also respects the culture and people instead of being an ignorant bimbo realtor, texting and carrying a tiny dog in an oversized purse.
Just wanted to tell you how much I always look forward to seeing episodes of "House Hunters International" that feature people relocating to stunning Paris, France...and being lucky enough to have YOU as their real estate expert! I know this sounds silly, but when my husband and I watch these shows in which you do your magic finding expats the best housing they can afford, we both say how lucky these folks are, to have you guide them and to have the opportunity to learn from you about this City of Light that you love so much.
You are such a natural in front of the camera, so good-natured and humorous...and very, very patient, too, as it often turns out! My husband will say, "These guys don't have a clue. Good thing they have Adrian to lead 'em around!" True!
Anyway, I hope all those whom you have helped to find their nests in Paradise are deliriously happy, as they should be. I'll bide my time until I see another of the HHI shows with you as the star, and will try and be patient until the time comes that I return to this City of Wonder and Awe.
Joan P. K.
I just want to say I'm a big fan of House Hunters International and I love when they are in Paris because I know you're going to be the realtor. You're great at your job and enjoyable to watch. I wish my realtor here in Staten Island was half as good as you are! Keep up the good work.
My wife and I have decided that you are our favorite American property consultant in France.
I always watch your episode and can't wait to return. If I am out and miss it, a friend will call me, even if it's three in the morning. I have to watch it.
I love you on HGTV when you are in Paris. My dream is to live there but I doubt I could ever find something "with character" in my meager budget....so I just watch TV and dream...heading back in October of 2013.
My name is Jim and I live in California. Saw your House Hunters International episode in Paris! (I've seen you on previous episodes!) I enjoy your personality and love Paris and this show. Been there a couple of times,hoping to go again soon. You are so lucky to live there! Anyway, good job!
I just wanted to tell you how very much, my partner and I enjoy you on H. H. Intl. You are a delight to watch and I appreciate your knowledge and candor with clients. Thank you!
I love seeing you on "House Hunters International" when you help people find places to live. I am a confessed Francophile, and I always give a huge SIGH when I watch your programs!
You have certainly become an international star on HGTV. Tonight, I am watching the episode about the couple moving from Argentina to Paris. As always, I enjoy the shows when you are in them.
Been following you for YEARS dreaming of moving to France...Love your episodes on House Hunters International as well as they keep us focused on where we want to live someday! Thank you so very much on keeping us with a sense of hope, that running away is not bad....C'est une merveilleuse idée!!!
I just wanted to let you know I so enjoy House Hunters International when you are the one who helps people find their home (rent or own), in Paris. I have watched you so many times and like your honesty and upright explanations to the buyers/renters. My husband and I have been to Paris four times now and some of the places you take people to I do recognize.
Hello Adrian, I live in Peyton, Colorado, and I love watching you on House Hunters International. My husband and I want to bring our kids to Europe in two years and are looking for ways to research different areas that we think we may enjoy. Again, we really enjoy watching you and wish you continued success, Kindest regards.
The first time I saw you on House Hunters International was an episode with a widow from Los Angeles who had just gone through cancer and was finally realizing her new life in the City of Light. It was an inspiring episode.
I never thought I'd write a thank you note to a Realtor I've never worked with, but there's a first for everything! I watch every episode of House Hunters International and I have to say, you do a wonderful job for the show. So thank you for showing such wonderful properties and letting me pretend I can be in France again.
I wanted to send you a short note and say how much I enjoy you on HGTV's House Hunters. I just watched the episode about the lady writer and her young daughter. I have seen you on several episodes and I think you're great and I like you!
I just wanted to tell you how much I enjoy the Parisian segments on House Hunters International. They're made so much more interesting than the usual episodes by your knowledge, wit and screen presence. Since Paris is my favorite city in the world, I especially look forward to those programs.
My boyfriend Rick and I enjoy watching House Hunters International. You are one of the show’s most vibrant and knowledgeable realtors, and the Paris episodes are always my favorite. I just wanted to say how much I enjoy your House Hunters International episodes and how happy I am that I have now found your wonderfully written blog and book as well. Merci!
First of all, I want to tell you how much my wife and I enjoy your segments on House Hunters International. You should have your own show. We saw the episode that aired June 16 and we watched intently as we are starting to plan to look for a place in Paris. We have visited Paris several times and we really like the 7th so we were shocked when the woman in the June 16 episode did not take the apartment in the 7th.
I LOVE LOVE LOVE every time you are on House Hunters International. You have such spunk and a great no nonsense approach with your clients, I just love it!
Luke P. and Lucas M.
Just saw a rerun of one of your Paris house hunters. You were very understated and rational in dealing with your semi-delusional client.
Loved seeing you on House Hunters. I would have chosen #3 as well. The balcony & views were delicious and the neighborhood was quite appealing to me. Still wish I could live in Paris. For now I'm living vicariously through watching you & reading your Parler Paris newsletters. Hope to visit Paris again next year. A la prochaine!
House Hunters International was fab. I'd have gone with # 3 and the balcony, but, hey. Barbara Capitman, the Goddess of Art Deco in South Beach, loved to use the phrase "good bones" - just as you did!
Hello! Wanted to introduce myself - wife, mom, Web designer & Paris lover! I see you all the time on House Hunters International (favorite show) and will one day be calling upon your services to find our Paris flat! Au plaisir de vous voir bientôt!
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