'Reinas de Realty' Stars: We Want to 'Empower Other Women'
For these real estate queens, the road to success wasn't always smooth. Jackie Mateos and Liz Perez were down on their luck after the housing market crashed in 2007, but the realtors have bounced back and are bigger than ever.
The women operate a successful real estate business, which helps the Latino housing community in Los Angeles. The pair are sharing their secrets via their Mun2 docuseries Reinas de Realty, which relaunches Saturday at 4 p.m. ET -- moving from its Sunday timeslot.
"There was a point in our lives when we got evicted from our houses. We had no money, Mateos tells The Hollywood Reporter. "You feel like you failed your family and you failed yourself. The only advice is 'get up and dust yourself off and keep pushing forward."
Through their company, the business partners have flipped nearly 100 homes since 2010.
"Jackie and I decided to do this show in the beginning because we wanted to empower other women, to empower other Latinas," Perez says.
Among the best things about being on a TV show? It impresses their kids, says Mateos.
"Our show is basically a family show. I have our kids and all they want to do is watch reruns."
Reinas de Realty airs Saturdays at 4 p.m. ET on Mun2. It is produced by The Shop, a production company launched in 2010 by Adam Paul and Eric Salat. The show is currently in its first season.