In actual life, actual property professionals typically discover that social conditions spark networking alternatives and even potential gross sales leads. The ten younger and hard-driving Los Angeles actual property brokers featured within the actuality TV sequence Love & Listings have turned the intermingling of enterprise with pleasure into charming leisure. The present, which not too long ago launched its second season, lets viewers see what budding love appears to be like like amongst millennial brokers on this high-end home searching present with no scarcity of luxurious, and typically scandalous, twists. As a bonus, you’ll get a glimpse inside spectacular houses that these brokers tour with their celeb shoppers.
The forged of brokers comes from numerous skilled backgrounds. Many began out within the music, movie, or meals enterprise earlier than discovering their footing in actual property. For Zac Diles, his footing was on the soccer area. The retired Houston Texans linebacker has the wants of professional athlete shoppers in thoughts when he exhibits properties to his previous teammates and different athletes: a giant pool for bodily rehab, screening room to look at their video games, and a giant yard to coach in, an enormous timesaver over touring to different follow amenities.
“I need to ensure that once I’m exhibiting NFL shoppers properties, it’s what they need. As a result of subsequent factor you already know, if it’s not, they’re within the locker room telling their boys, ‘Zac doesn’t know what he’s doing,’ or one thing like that. And if they begin speaking that sort of noise, I might lose all their enterprise,” says Diles within the first episode.
You’ll be part of celeb visitor shoppers just like the singer Brandy and actor Laz Alonso as they tour houses with marble swimming swimming pools that overlook the Hollywood Hills and built-in spa rooms view, and get a closeup look into what it’s wish to work with the celebrities.
The producer of the present, Tai Savet, can be the founding father of Agents of LA, a luxury-focused brokerage that serves the true property wants of a number of the greatest names within the sports activities and leisure industries. Whereas figuring out of the workplace of his good friend, rapper Ray J, Savet constructed his A-list community with the individuals coming out and in of the constructing. Ultimately he bought them to be on-camera shoppers for the present after they have been trying to purchase a brand new residence. “You’re actually good when you may take what you do in enterprise, after which model it right into a tv present,” says Ray J.
Savet, who launched his profession as an actor, says the present works due to the potent mixture of drama and actual property. As a forged member and producer, Savet’s dedication to the true property enterprise is obvious, as we see him and his staff investigate cross-check listings late into the night time and even throughout social gatherings.
One other compelling story line belongs to agent Ajani Scott, who give up waitressing in LA after a 12 months to give attention to being a full-time actual property skilled. Her hustle and creativity is obvious as she works arduous in each episode to show to herself and others that she will maintain her personal on this super-competitive, high-end area of interest.
Working together with her shopper, Amber Rose, a mannequin, Scott advised and bought permission for Rose to spend the night time within the luxurious itemizing. The shopper bought a style—actually—of what life may very well be like within the residence because the skilled chef the staff employed ready a scrumptious meal within the beautiful kitchen.
“It actually takes a certain quantity of resilience, and work ethic, and never giving up, and remembering that as quickly because it appears to be like like you may’t do it, that’s the second when you must push by. That’s what separates profitable [agents] from individuals who simply have a license,” says Scott.
Friendships, relationships, and households disintegrate and are available collectively once more by all eight episodes of season one. As a result of most of the brokers work collectively on showings and gross sales, Scott finally realizes, “We are able to get a lot extra completed if we’re pals and never foes.”
The present has change into a fan favourite amongst millennials and actual property professionals of all ages who might discover Hollywood’s newest tackle their on a regular basis routines entertaining, and possibly often, inspiring. Be taught from these brokers’ successes and errors as they develop as individuals and professionals within the present season, which airs Mondays at 9 p.m. EST on VH1.