reality tv shows and real estate

The Big Reveal or Maybe Not

You might imagine that I often work with buyers whose preconceived notions of home buying are not exactly in tune with real life experiences. Shows like House Hunters, Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper only provide the bare essence of any process when it comes to purchase negotiations, renovation timelines and even home selection. Wrap that with the low housing inventory in the Seattle real estate market and you quickly see that the TV version pales in comparison to actual circumstances. This article reveals some of the fantastical elements of the entertainment industry’s take on the American dream.

The Reality of Reality TV for Home Buyers