Do you dream of becoming a real estate investor? Whether you’re looking to flip a property or buy a fixer-upper for yourself, you can watch many TV shows for inspiration. Here are 11 shows that will teach you real lessons about purchasing real estate wisely without having to spend a dime.
1. Million Dollar Listing
MDL is set in prestigious real estate markets such as Los Angeles, New York, and Miami. Each spinoff follows a cast of superstar agents who compete to sell houses with over-the-top features like wine cellars, five-car garages, resort-style pools, and professional-level home gyms.
While the shows are relatively dramatic, they provide a window into the life of successful real estate agents. So if you aspire to be a Million Dollar Agent, then stream a few seasons of this show.
2. Flipping 101
Top of our list is a show that caters specifically to aspiring real estate investors. Flipping pro Tarek El Moussa coaches novice investors through purchasing, fixing, and flipping properties.
The hour-long show is a good learning opportunity to understand how to make money from investment properties. In addition, the show does an excellent job of detailing common mistakes that investors can make.
3. Fixer Upper
With an 8.2 score on IMDB, Fixer Upper is one of the highest-rated HGTV shows. The show aired between 2013 to 2018, but there are plenty of re-runs. Chip and Joanna Gaines are a lovely couple with impeccable design taste.
The episodes follow the couple as they remodel fixer-upper houses for homeowners. For investors, the show has a lot of content on sourcing materials, design ideas, and maximizing the value of a home with top-notch fixtures and smart home gyms.
4. Cash Pad
Fans of ‘The Bachelorette’ will recognize the stars of this CNBC show that unfortunately ran for only 1 season. Jojo and Jordan Fletcher guide homeowners to generate cash flow by turning their properties into short-term vacation rentals.
The concept is excellent for investors. Short-term rentals, where allowed, can be very profitable. There are many ways to make money online but listing your investment property on Airbnb is one of the best ones. The show features properties …….