Buying the Yukon

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season

Buying the Yukon is a thrilling television series that follows a group of adventurous individuals as they explore and purchase properties in the scenic and picturesque regions of Canada's Yukon Territory. The show takes viewers on a journey through the rugged terrain of the region, focusing on the unique challenges that come with buying and developing property in one of the harshest environments on earth.

Each episode of Buying the Yukon showcases a different group of buyers, ranging from married couples to best friends, as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime in search of their dream property. From remote hunting cabins to expansive lodges, the buyers have a wide range of options to choose from, each with its own set of challenges and opportunities.

The show is hosted by Bill and Joanne Holmquist, a husband and wife team who are experts in the real estate industry in the Yukon. Their knowledge of the region and its unique challenges is invaluable to the buyers, and they provide valuable advice and guidance throughout the buying process.

Throughout the series, viewers will witness the buyers as they navigate through the harsh winter terrain of the Yukon, facing treacherous roads, frozen lakes, and fierce snowstorms. They will also see the buyers work with local contractors and builders to construct and renovate their properties, customizing them to their exact specifications.

Aside from the thrill of exploring the wilderness and the excitement of purchasing a property, Buying the Yukon also delves into the human stories behind each buyer. Each episode highlights the personal struggles and motivations of the buyers, showcasing their desires for a secluded and peaceful lifestyle, their dreams for a new family home, or their quest for a successful business venture in the region.

The show is a wonderful blend of stunning visual imagery, thrilling adventure, and heartwarming human stories. Viewers will be drawn in by the breathtaking scenery, as well as the unbridled enthusiasm of the buyers as they search for their dream property. They will also be inspired by the strong sense of community and togetherness that is prevalent throughout the region, and the resilience of the locals who have made a life in such a challenging environment.

Overall, Buying the Yukon is a must-see show for anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own slice of paradise in the rugged and remote regions of Canada's wilderness. It showcases the beauty and challenges of the region, while also providing a glimpse into the lives of the intrepid individuals who have made the Yukon their home.

Buying the Yukon is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (13 episodes). The series first aired on September 7, 2015.

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Gold Rush Town
13. Gold Rush Town
November 16, 2015
Terrie and Philippe are looking for a 4 bedroom home for their blended family, but in Dawson City, a town of less than 1,500 people do they have a better chance of finding gold than a house?
360 Degree Mountain Views
12. 360 Degree Mountain Views
November 9, 2015
Jeremy and Jordi search for enough room for themselves, their daughter, 2 huskies, 2 cats and 4 kitties. They are hoping to find property near trails but still on the grid.
The New Old Frontier
11. The New Old Frontier
November 9, 2015
Chris and Kim no longer want to rent in Whitehorse. They are seeking out a house with ample space and three bedrooms with the assistance of their real estate agent Sherryl.
Fixer Uppers
10. Fixer Uppers
November 2, 2015
Macho man Greg has convinced his squeamish girlfriend Janice to follow him to the Yukon but Janice has a long list of no go's for their real estate agent Tom.
House Hunting Hunters
9. House Hunting Hunters
November 2, 2015
Couple hunters Euan and Roxanne are seeking a home in the Yukon to start their family in. Roxanne has possibly made a mistake by making her Aunt Rosa her real estate agent.
Nervous Northern Newbie
8. Nervous Northern Newbie
October 12, 2015
Sarah is new to house buying and Yukon so she has her friend, also named Sarah, accompany her. Sarah has to decide if she wants a property out in the wilds or closer to the city.
Mushers On The Move
7. Mushers On The Move
October 5, 2015
True Yukon couple Don and Kelly are looking for a small home for themselves and a large piece of land that will suit their 10 Canadian Eskimo dogs. Real estate agent Sherryl knows that finding a property for a musher isn't easy but she's up for the job.
Lakefront Log Lodges
6. Lakefront Log Lodges
September 28, 2015
Taxidermist Cindy and carpenter Drew have decided to buy a property in the Yukon together. On their wish list the two hope for three bedrooms, mountain views, two bathrooms and a workshop for each of their businesses.
Owning an Island
5. Owning an Island
September 21, 2015
British eccentrics Lou and Gary just moved to the Yukon and are looking for a rustic and remote log cabin that has space for livestock and gardens. With the help of real estate agent Alice, the two hope to make waves on the frontier.
Weekend Warrior Cabins
4. Weekend Warrior Cabins
September 14, 2015
Outdoor enthusiast David is on the quest to find a remote weekend cabin and he's taking his buddy Denis on the ride. For David, it's important to have lots of land, no neighbors and an endless opportunity for adventure and beautiful scenery.
Creekside Living
3. Creekside Living
September 14, 2015
Northern love birds Ashley and Alec are looking for their perfect love nest and the things on their wish list include; rustic wood finishes, a garden, a man cave, and property close to Whitehorse.
Outhouse Obsession
2. Outhouse Obsession
September 7, 2015
Pregnant aircraft engineer Pam is looking to buy the perfect home. Her wish list includes a rural setting, lots of acres, a home off the grid and away from neighbors.
Triple Threat Log Homes (Pilot)
1. Triple Threat Log Homes (Pilot)
September 7, 2015
High school sweethearts Joe and Shelly are seeking out their Yukon dream home including a wish list which includes a view of the Northern Lights, three acres of land, three bedrooms, a house that is off the grid and a log home.
Where to Watch Buying the Yukon
Buying the Yukon is available for streaming on the Destination America website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Buying the Yukon on demand at Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Destination America, FuboTV, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    September 7, 2015