Bidding War, Bravo’s latest attempt to milk the oh-so-scandalous L.A. real-estate biz, premiered last night, but instead of the network’s usual format of bitchy brokers schoolgirl-fighting at open houses, it’s now bitchy buyers going head-to-head.
Here’s how Bravo’s blog describes the show: “Our new pilot Bidding War takes you inside the competitive world of L.A. real estate” — which is completely unhelpful, since that also describes every other real-estate reality show on the roster. However, Bravo did something slightly unexpected, turning our attention to the buyers instead of the sellers. The brokers artificially set the listing price to be lower than market price in order to incite — wait for it — a bidding war.
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