5 Myths About Real Estate Reality TV Explained

Dated: 01/23/2017

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5 Myths About Real Estate Reality TV Explained | Keeping Current Matters Have you ever been flipping through the channels, only to find yourself glued to the couch in an HGTV binge session? We’ve all been there… watching entire seasons of “Love it or List it,” “Fixer Upper,” “House Hunters,” “Property Brothers,” and so many more, just in one sitting. When you’re in the middle of your real estate themed show marathon, you might start to think that everything you see on TV must be how it works in real life, but you may need a reality check.

Reality TV Show Myths vs. Real Life:

Myth #1: Buyers look at 3 homes and make a decision to purchase one of them.

Truth: There may be buyers who fall in love and buy the first home they see, but according to the National Association of Realtors the average homebuyer tours 10 homes as a part of their search.

Myth #2: The houses the buyers are touring are still for sale.

Truth: The reality is being staged for TV. Many of the homes being shown are already sold and are off the market.

Myth #3: The buyers haven’t made a purchase decision yet.

Truth: Since there is no way to show the entire buying process in a 30-minute show, TV producers often choose buyers who are further along in the process and have already chosen a home to buy.

Myth #4: If you list your home for sale, it will ALWAYS sell at the Open House.

Truth: Of course this would be great! Open houses are important to guarantee the most exposure to buyers in your area, but are only a PIECE of the overall marketing of your home. Just realize that many homes are sold during regular listing appointments as well.

Myth #5: Homeowners make a decision about selling their home after a 5-minute conversation.

Truth: Similar to the buyers portrayed on the shows, many of the sellers have already spent hours deliberating the decision to list their homes and move on with their lives/goals.

Bottom Line

Having an experienced professional on your side while navigating the real estate market is the best way to guarantee that you can make the home of your dreams a reality!

I have lived in the beautiful state of Colorado for over 16 years. In addition to the Realtor education, which I continue to enhance every chance I get, I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from the University of Colorado at Denver.

I have nearly 7 years of experience in Real Estate Investing, during which I’ve learned how much I enjoy the industry. This passion for Real Estate, combined with the passion for helping others, made me realize that being a Realtor is my perfect fit!

I am passionate about the needs and goals of my clients and will do absolutely everything in my power to ensure your success. Whether you are buying or selling, I will focus on taking the pressure off of you so you can make clear and concise decisions throughout the process and will bring savvy negotiations and cutting-edge marketing strategies to the table. It is my priority to provide great customer service, consistent communication, strong attention to detail and ensure a positive experience for all parties in a transaction.

If you are looking for great home buying or selling experience, call Olga today at 720-365-4651


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Olga Telesin

My name is Olga Telesin and I am a Colorado Realtor helping buyers and sellers around the Denver Metro areas of Colorado, including Denver, Aurora, Parker, Centennial, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock and....

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