In actual life, actual property professionals usually 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 collection 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 seems like amongst millennial brokers on this high-end home searching present with no scarcity of luxurious, and generally scandalous, twists. As a bonus, you’ll get a glimpse inside spectacular properties that these brokers tour with their celeb purchasers.
The solid 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 purchasers in thoughts when he reveals 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 observe services.
“I need to be sure that after I’m displaying NFL purchasers properties, it’s what they need. As a result of subsequent factor you recognize, 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 type of noise, I may lose all their enterprise,” says Diles within the first episode.
You’ll be part of celeb visitor purchasers just like the singer Brandy and actor Laz Alonso as they tour properties 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 celebs.
The producer of the present, Tai Savet, can also be the founding father of Agents of LA, a luxury-focused brokerage that serves the actual property wants of a number of the largest names within the sports activities and leisure industries. Whereas figuring out of the workplace of his pal, rapper Ray J, Savet constructed his A-list community with the individuals coming out and in of the constructing. Ultimately he obtained them to be on-camera purchasers for the present after they have been trying to purchase a brand new residence. “You’re actually good when you’ll be able to 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 solid member and producer, Savet’s dedication to the actual property enterprise is clear, as we see him and his staff inspect 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 yr to give attention to being a full-time actual property skilled. Her hustle and creativity is clear as she works onerous in each episode to show to herself and others that she will be able to maintain her personal on this super-competitive, high-end area of interest.
Working along with her shopper, Amber Rose, a mannequin, Scott prompt and obtained permission for Rose to spend the night time within the luxurious itemizing. The shopper obtained 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 attractive kitchen.
“It actually takes a specific amount of resilience, and work ethic, and never giving up, and remembering that as quickly because it seems like you’ll be able to’t do it, that’s the second when you need to push via. 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 via all eight episodes of season one. As a result of lots of the brokers work collectively on showings and gross sales, Scott ultimately realizes, “We are able to get a lot extra completed if we’re pals and never foes.”
The present has turn into a fan favourite amongst millennials and actual property professionals of all ages who could discover Hollywood’s newest tackle their on a regular basis routines entertaining, and perhaps sometimes, inspiring. Study 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.