A lot of people apply in hopes of receiving a free home renovation, but that's not exactly what they get. Be prepared to drop serious cash on the work done to the house. “The homeowners always pay for the renovation," an HGTV rep explained.
Are the houses on Love It or List It staged?
The home renovation reality TV show on HGTV, Love It Or List It, is great to binge-watch. However, not much of the show is actually real.
Does the staging furniture stay on Love It or List It?
That's pretty accurate, according to News & Record. An HGTV rep reportedly told the website: “The homeowners always pay for the renovation and they are given the opportunity to purchase the furnishings and décor used for the staging. What they don't purchase is removed from the home." So there you have it!
What is the most realistic home renovation show?
- Stay Here.
- Instant Dream Home.
- Amazing Interiors.
- Ask This Old House.
- Selling Sunset.
- Property Brothers.
- Fixer Upper.
- Home Town. The latest hit show to take over the small screens is Home Town, a series on HGTV.
How scripted is Love It or List It?
While Love It or List It inspires viewers to think about their dream homes, the show is far more orchestrated than it seems. According to CheatSheet, producers encourage homeowners and potential buyers to pick opposing sides. Even if they're on the same side, they'll choose different things for dramatic effect.
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