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LA Real Estate: Expectation Vs. Reality

Almost every movie and TV show takes place in Los Angeles. We’re breaking down euphoric myth vs. the cold hard reality of the LA real estate landscape. The real estate on Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles doesn’t do much to dispel expectations. But it sure is pretty. Tune in to the show's premiere to watch the guys turn the people of LA's high hopes into million dollar realities. Season 6 premieres this Wednesday, August 7 @ 9/8c only on Bravo.

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1. Expectation: How you imagine pulling up to your place.

Reality: How you'll actually be pulling up to your place.

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2. Expectation: You are so excited to move into your new place in LA.

Reality: You realize your place comes with parking!

3. Expectation: You think that this will be your view.

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Reality: What your view is more likely to be (but you're not complaining).

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4. Expectation: The water you think your place will overlook.

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Reality: The water you actually overlook.

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5. Expectation: What your parents think your neighbors look like.

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Reality: What your neighbors actually look like ('re not complaining).

6. Expectation: What you think going outside for some fresh air will be like.

Reality: What you'll actually be stepping out into.

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7. Expectation: If you get a place downtown you can walk to bars and clubs and never have to deal with parking.

Reality: You take a cab because it's just easier and you're not about to get catcalled all the way to Sunset Blvd.

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8. Expectation: Living in the valley to save money is a great idea. All your friends will definitely come visit!

Reality: This is your friday night unless you muster up the energy to go meet everyone in Hollywood.

9. Expectation: There's so much to see and do in Burbank!

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Reality: What there is to see and do in Burbank!

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10. Expectation: You expect LA to be the greatest city in the world.

Reality: LA is the greatest city in the world.

While our realities may not always meet our expectations, the guys of Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles work hard and play hard to make even the highest expectations of LA's elite a reality.

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Tune in to see them in action when season 6 premieres this Wednesday, August 7 @ 9/8c only on Bravo.