Real estate shows, especially those featuring pricey properties, often appeal to viewers on an aspirational or voyeuristic level. It’s all about seeing beautiful homes and properties that people might not get to see.
However, those beautiful properties aren’t always what they seem. Last year, a Texas couple who appeared on “House Hunters” revealed that two of the houses they toured on camera weren’t even on the market. They scrambled to find properties similar to the one they bought and wound up touring friends’ houses on camera.This infographic demonstrates the misconceptions about real estate agents and the home buying or home selling process: