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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate with Leigh Brown

Crazy Sh*t in Real Estate!—a podcast that will shatter the HGTV-induced veneer of real estate, and celebrate the challenges of working in this wild, wacky business. Never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com DM Leigh Brown on Instagram: @leighthomasbrown DM Leigh Brown on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LeighBrownSpeaker/ DM Leigh Brown on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leighthomasbrown/ Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast: https://www.leighbrown.com/podcast/real-estate-from-the-rooftops
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Feb 2, 2023

Red Taylor joins us to share his knowledge on achieving financial success without pursuing your true passion, and through negotiating deals and overcoming challenges. He also recounts a lovely tale of how he and his wife met and a crazy story of how his home caught fire soon after he purchased it. There’s so much to learn from this episode, so be sure to listen!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How to be financially successful without pursuing your true passion
  • The vital lesson of going through hard times 
  • A personal story of a relationship built through real estate
  • Benefits and strategies for achieving win-win real estate deals
  • Factors affecting home buyer’s decisions 

 

About Red Taylor

Red Taylor worked as a teacher, a former assistant football coach in the Southeastern Conference, and in sales before investing in real estate. He has been the president of Health Trust Financial Network since 2000 and leads ArriveHome Investment Partners, where he works closely with his wife. Additionally, he serves as the CEO of Red Taylor Insurance, a reputable leader in the sector that offers health insurance to people and small businesses.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

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Jan 26, 2023

Today, Melanie Bajrovic shares how real estate transformed her life, the value of portfolio diversification, and essential tips for rookie investors. Stay tuned to hear her story of proving everyone wrong for thinking she was crazy and about those who helped her!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Real-life experiences as a novice commercial property owner
  • Viable advice for aspiring short-term rental investors
  • Tips to diversify your real estate portfolio
  • How to close your first real estate deal with less cash needed
  • Why you should believe in yourself to be financially free

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Melanie Bajrovic

Melanie Bajrovic is from Niagra Falls, Canada. She is a real estate investor, serial entrepreneur, speaker, educator, and two-time international best-selling author of the books “The Wealthy Barmaid: From Minimum Wage to Millionaire” and “The Most Awesome Money Book Ever.” She worked as a barmaid for 15 years and eventually became a millionaire at 27 years old because of real estate. Now, she owns a multi-million dollar portfolio comprised of short-term rentals, single-family, and commercial real estate properties. 

She shares her inspiring story to encourage others to take action in reaching for their success, wealth, and freedom through entrepreneurship and real estate investing.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Jan 19, 2023

Gain the knowledge to turn distressed properties into money-making opportunities from Jake Harris as we chat about reasons to stay ahead of institutional investors and why he wrote his book "Catching Knives." He also tells a crazy story regarding toilet flappers and other manufacturing issues in today's real estate market.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Buy vs. Rent: Why you should or shouldn't buy a home
  • The motivation behind Jake's book "Catching Knives"
  • Helpful advice for successful long-term investing
  • Pros and cons of investing in California
  • Why North and South America is primed for partnerships

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Jake Harris

Jake is the founder and managing partner of a private equity real estate company that has overseen the development, acquisition, and management of over $200 million in assets in the last five years.

He has nearly two decades of experience in real estate, construction, and investment management and is a licensed California broker with expertise in opportunity zones, infill development, construction cost-control systems, and the scaling of distressed investing businesses.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Jan 12, 2023

Get to know the wildest real estate market on the planet with Louise Phillips Forbes in today's episode as we chat about her expansive real estate knowledge and crazy stories about how she survived and navigated being a broker in New York City. Tune in now!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Benefits of having a real estate developer's mindset 
  • Living in New York: Co-ops vs. Condos
  • How policies affect the real estate market
  • The impact of gentrification and the pandemic on communities
  • Surprising things that real estate agents encounter in NYC properties

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

Amazon book: Wise Up by Karen Duffy | Hardcover

 

About Louise Phillips Forbes

Louise has been an industry leader in New York City's residential real estate market for over three decades. With career sales expected to exceed $5 billion in 2022, she is considered one of the elite Power Brokers in Manhattan. With a list of accolades to her credit, she has been able to foster and maintain strong relationships and is regarded by clients and colleagues for her market insights, thoughtful guidance, and consummate professionalism.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Jan 5, 2023

Do you want to break out of the cookie-cutter lifestyle? Check out today's show with Maurice Philogene to hear his expert life and investing advice. If you are an investor looking to venture into a career defined by your values and passion, this is the episode for you!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How to invest in real estate systematically using only your paychecks
  • Factors that influence how you live your life
  • Strategies for overcoming entrepreneurial depression
  • The power of the law of attraction
  • What you need to know to make better investment decisions

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

Amazon Books

 

About Maurice Philogene

Maurice is a real estate entrepreneur, coach, philanthropist, and co-founder at Quattro Capital. He is responsible for cultivating investor relationships, raising capital, and ensuring that relationships with investors, the company, and the property are an excellent fit to maximize experiences and opportunities.

He owns over 2100 single-family homes, apartments, and mobile home communities in ten states. His 25+ year real estate career has provided him with complete financial freedom, time control, and location flexibility.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Dec 29, 2022

Today, we're exploring the mortgage side of real estate and why it's better to invest in fixed assets with Brian Grubbs. You’ll also learn an unbelievable story of a seller that dies during closing. Learn what happens next when you tune in to this episode!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Real estate market and mortgage rate predictions
  • Benefits of owning and investing in hard assets
  • Reasons to update your last will and testament
  • Why now is an excellent time to buy your dream house

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

BlackRock

 

About Brian Grubbs

Brian is the president and owner of Raleigh Mortgage Group. He is one of the state's top mortgage brokers, and his leadership has seen his company through the mortgage crisis, allowing it to grow and thrive while others have closed.

With over 24 years of mortgage experience and relationships with some of the world's largest wholesale and portfolio lenders, Brian assists his customers in obtaining the most competitive interest rates and closing costs available while providing solutions to nearly any situation that may arise during a transaction.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Dec 22, 2022

Grab your pen and paper and be ready to write down actionable investing tips from Alex Jarbo in today's episode as we chat about short-term rentals. So tune in, get ahead of trends, and unlock the secrets to a profitable and recession-resistant investment today!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Advantages of constructing your own rental property
  • Tips and tools to secure a short-term rental permit
  • Strategies for a successful short-term rental investment
  • How to remotely manage your rental properties

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Alex Jarbo

Alex is a short-term rental developer and manager, host of the YouTube Channel Alex Builds, and founder of Sargon Investments. From building his first short-term rental property, he has scaled up his investment firm by continuously developing and investing in unique properties. With a unique business model, the perfect team, and being able to bring the experience to the property itself, he is closer to achieving his goal of developing 650 cabins.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Dec 15, 2022

Enjoy today's episode with successful investor Jennings Smith as we chat about tips to work smarter, not harder, so you can close deals, build your network, and scale your business. He also shares an unbelievable story about how he turned a property around and made extraordinary returns!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The transformative power of value-add real estate investing
  • Networking and capital raising: Challenges, tips, and tricks
  • Strategies to acquire a self-storage facility on your own
  • How much equity should you own in an investment property?

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Jennings Smith

Jennings has closed a total of $60M from commercial real estate in less than three years without using his own money. He also purchased a distraught 208-unit apartment that was 50 percent vacant with $2M in deferred maintenance, and the all-in cost was less than $8M. It is now appraised at $13M 19 months later. He also built the fastest-growing multifamily-based FB page, with 23,000 members in just a year and a half. He has also taught students how to close over $100M deals.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Dec 8, 2022

Hear from one of real estate’s best when you tune in to this episode as we chat with mortgage loan officer Tracy Hayes. Keep listening to hear about the importance of making good loans and finding the best loan officer, plus a wild story that’ll make you realize you need an investment sustainability plan!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why you should have a real estate sustainability plan
  • Strategies to avoid investing mistakes in volatile markets
  • How much do loan officers have to make to be financially stable?
  • The significance of finding the right loan officers

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Tracy Hayes

Tracy has over 20 years of professional experience in various sales and sales management positions. He has worked with start-up companies as well as large organizations and has been able to utilize those experiences in his work today. 

For the first 13 years, he worked for the country's top 2 direct retail mortgage lenders. Originating thousands of mortgages from many different states, FHA, VA Fannie and Freddie Mac for clients from all demographics. Today he works for the lender of a National Publicly Traded Builder in one of the hottest Real Estate Markets in the country.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

Sponsors

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Dec 1, 2022

Gain access to knowledge that’ll accelerate your business with Matthew Ablakan as we dive into creative wealth-building strategies that shape the real estate industry. He also shares a wild story about self-sabotaging investors and a home with a giant hare, so don’t miss today’s episode!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The problem with systems of oppression and control
  • Importance of establishing an earning mindset from a young age
  • Why do we experience construction project delays?
  • Real estate investing tips for creating sustainable wealth
  • How to avoid self-sabotaging decisions in today’s market

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

Do you want to take the necessary steps toward financial freedom? Visit www.FinancialFreedomClub.ca/ebook and claim a free e-book copy of Matthew’s book and learn the secrets of the world’s top leaders today!

 

About Matthew Ablakan

Matthew is the founder and owner of the Millennial’s Choice Group of Companies. He has earned numerous degrees, including a Bachelor's in Education, an Honourary Degree in Law and Society, a Real Estate Broker License, a Mortgage Broker License, and a Life Insurance Agent License.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Nov 24, 2022

We got Rachel Grunn and Andrea Cwik on today’s episode, and they’re sharing their secret to building wealth in real estate without dealing with termites, tenants, and toilets. Plus, an unbelievable story about a delivery guy with so much commitment you’d be thankful you had house insurance.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How to get started in commercial real estate with little money
  • Value add multifamily properties: What they are and how to acquire them
  • Benefits of investing in affordable housing
  • The importance of knowing tenant and landlord laws

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

Amazon book

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

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About Rachel Grunn and Andrea Cwik

Rachel is a seasoned real estate investor and syndicator and is the co-founder of Third Coast Capital. Her portfolio includes extensive multifamily assets, residential rentals, fix and flips, commercial real estate funds, and mobile home parks.

Andrea is the co-founder and managing partner of BigShine Capital. She is a full-time real estate investor, single-family real estate flipper, and short-term rental host with nearly 1,000 multifamily units and over $180M in assets.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Nov 17, 2022

Ghosts, bees, illegal casinos, and mushrooms. Today’s episode with Janet Fields is full of crazy property management stories that’ll expose you to the realities of a real estate professional’s life. So tune in and discover the many facets of property management!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Advantages of purchasing your own “Book of Business”
  • The challenges of property management
  • Difficulties and complications of managing an Airbnb
  • Can property managers claim items left behind by tenants?

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Janet Fields

Janet is the CEO and co-founder of Oak Trust Properties. She became interested in property management as a child when her parents began flipping houses to rent out and involving the entire family in the renovation process. She now leads a team of almost entirely women in the male-dominated property management industry, offering a strategic approach to optimizing rental returns.

 

Connect with Janet

 

Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

Sponsors

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Start your free, all-access trial today. There’s no credit card required. For a limited time, Follow Up Boss is doubling the free trial for CSIRE listeners—that’s a full 30 days to see how Follow Up Boss helps you close more deals.

LINK: Followupboss.com/crazy

 

Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Nov 10, 2022

Libby Azzarello joins us in today's episode to chat about relationship-building strategies to make real estate easy and fun for your clients. She also tells a story about a bizarre home with doll-themed rooms, an inflatable palm tree, and a miniature piano. So tune in!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What you need to know to be a good REALTOR®
  • The importance of having a solid real estate foundation
  • Modern strategies to make real estate more enjoyable for your clients
  • Reasons you should build positive relationships with your customers
  • Why the pandemic was the ideal time to sell buyer-specific properties

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Libby Azzarello

Libby is a Real Estate Broker at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston.

She grew up in the real estate industry, and at a young age, she was taken by the networking and sales process.

She has 8 years of combined experience in marketing, public relations, digital/social media strategy, and Real Estate technology. Through her experience with Disney, Chevrolet, and Bright MLS, she has built a strong foundation of customer service, strategy, and creative skills that help her exceed client expectations.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

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Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Nov 3, 2022

As a mother and active real estate agent, today’s guest Jennifer Wehner shares valuable advice on aligning your professional and personal lives and her insights on today’s real estate market. Plus, be sure to catch her bizarre tale about a neighbor skinning a wild hog at her first open house!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Real estate market predictions and how to navigate them
  • Factors influencing Arizona’s housing market performance 
  • Parenting tips for REALTORS®

 

About Jennifer Wehner

Jennifer is the upcoming author of the book Renaissance Real Estate Agent. She began her real estate career as an investor in 2003, quickly becoming the top agent in her office within her first full year. She established her team in 2014, and by 2020, she had sold 373 homes and generated over $178 million in real estate volume. 

Some of her accomplishments include being named Team of the Year by the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business in 2019, being named one of Real Trend’s national Best Agents 2013-2020, receiving the Women of Strength award given to a local realtor in her community every year, and being the top female Remax agent in the state of Arizona in 2017 before joining eXp Realty in 2018.

 

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast on iTunes or the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram @ LeighThomasBrown.

Subscribe to Leigh’s other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops

 

Sponsors

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Start your free, all-access trial today. There’s no credit card required. For a limited time, Follow Up Boss is doubling the free trial for CSIRE listeners—that’s a full 30 days to see how Follow Up Boss helps you close more deals.

LINK: Followupboss.com/crazy

 

Leigh Brown University – New On-Demand Training
How to Dominate During This Recession!

Enroll Now to get ahead of the curve and learn how to manage changing markets, the action steps for what to do, and most importantly, what to say so that you can secure listings, assist more buyers, and grow your business no matter what the market is doing.

Link: http://dominatethisrecession.com

Oct 27, 2022

Catch Parnell Quinn and Megan Luther in today’s fun episode as we chat about the post-pandemic Colorado commercial market and the importance of reading a contract thoroughly. They also share Megan’s story about almost getting sued in her first deal and a woman in the shower in Parnell’s first house showing, so tune in!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Reasons to be cautious about how you price a property on sale
  • What the commercial market is like in Colorado
  • Why you should carefully read a contract before signing a deal
  • Tips on how to stay calm when you get sued in real estate

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

Crazy Sh*T In Real Estate #364: Mr. John Bell Iii

 

About Parnell Quinn

Parnell is a commercial broker and founder of The Simple Life Real Estate Co. He attended Middle Park High School and wasn’t too far from home when he went to college in Durango. But shortly after graduation, he headed to Japan. After a year there, he came back to Fraser and started working with his dad in his real estate office.

 

About Megan Luther

Megan is a broker under The Simple Life Real Estate Co. She is originally from Northern Minnesota, and she moved to Winter Park after graduating from college, having attended the College of Saint Benedict and St. John’s University, graduating with a degree in Business Administration. She enjoys all aspects of real estate and specializes in research, contracts, office administration, and organization.

 

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Oct 20, 2022

Today’s episode features real estate broker Lisa K. Lippman. She shares her impeccable knowledge of the highly unique New York City housing market, plus a crazy story about finding a shotgun in an apartment (which is illegal in New York!) So if you’re as curious as we are about New York City, don’t miss this!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The pros and cons of over gentrification
  • Advantages of avoiding pocket listings
  • Pre and Post-pandemic New York housing market trends
  • Ways to motivate your children to continue your real estate legacy

 

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About Lisa K. Lippman

Lisa has been a top-producing residential real estate broker for over 23 years and has ranked #1 at Brown Harris Stevens from 2016 to 2019 and has consistently been in the top 50 brokers in the United States. 

Lisa takes great pride in her straightforward, intelligent, and honest approach. She understands the unique needs of each client and ensures a comfortable and confident experience throughout the purchase and/or sale process. Her ability to clearly listen to clients with a flawless memory, combined with her unbeatable work ethic and negotiation skills, allow her to serve her buyers and sellers with the highest degree of effectiveness.

 

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Oct 13, 2022

Mike Simmons will give you the confidence to scale your business in today’s episode as he shares his expert advice on doing deals as a new investor, plus investing tips on thriving during shifting markets. Stay tuned to hear his absurd story on making novice mistakes with contractors and how they led to a contractor’s lien.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Factors that affect real estate property values and prices
  • Do’s and don’ts when doing deals with contractors
  • The importance of defining your roles in a partnership
  • Strategies for growing a successful business in volatile markets
  • Common mistakes investors make and how to fix them

 

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About Mike Simmons

Mike started investing in real estate in 2008. He has flipped houses, bought rentals, and wholesaled hundreds of deals. He is the owner of a successful real estate investing company, a lending company, and a partner in one of the country’s largest real estate mentorship/masterminds companies. 

He is the producer and host of Just Start Real Estate and has conducted over 350 interviews with entrepreneurs who run 6, 7, and 8-figure businesses. He specializes in helping entrepreneurs create systems, processes, and automation that allow them to work on their businesses.

 

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Oct 6, 2022

From creepy ghost stories to fun and loving memories, every home has its own story to tell, and you can explore them all with Amanda Zielike’s new venture, HouseNovel. Learn the motivation and goals behind HouseNovel, plus hear Amanda’s crazy story about how she experienced a whirlwind of emotions in starting a website when you listen until the end of this podcast.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Reasons behind the establishment of HouseNovel
  • HouseNovel: What it’s about and how it safeguards user privacy
  • The importance of transparency during the home-buying process
  • Should you reveal if a murder occurred in a house you’re selling?

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Amanda Zielike

Amanda is the CEO and Co-Founder of HouseNovel, the United States’ largest and fastest-growing home history platform. Before starting HouseNovel, she founded A/Z Strategy Partners, was a marketing leader in the commercial real estate industry, and worked as a mediator for the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office. Today, Amanda is paving the way for a new wave of massively scalable female-led startups.

 

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Sep 29, 2022

Get started on building your real estate business’ digital advertising plan and improve your Search Engine Optimization in today’s episode with online marketing expert Dan Barrett. Don’t miss out on his advice about finding your niche and generating leads so you can close more deals online!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why your business should focus on a niche
  • The significance of identifying your business goals
  • Internet navigation tips and tools to boost your real estate marketing tactics
  • Organic ways to increase your SEO
  • Genuine link-building suggestions for your website

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Dan Barrett

Dan is the founder and head nerd at AdWords Nerds. His unique approach to finding motivated sellers combines online marketing best practices with rapid data collection and intense focus. It has helped dozens of clients grow their investment businesses while spending less time on marketing. He also runs the REI Lead Gen Mastermind, a high-level coaching program that teaches investors the skills they need to market online.

 

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Sep 22, 2022

Do you want to invest in something that will allow you generate income while helping others? Tune in to learn all about residential assisted living from Isabelle Guarino-Smith, plus the ridiculous reason why she had to remove a resident from one of their senior living facilities.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Assisted living properties: Why you should invest, how it works, costs, and potential cash flow
  • Why some people don’t understand the importance of retirement living
  • Can you evict someone from a senior housing facility?

 

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About Isabelle Guarino-Smith

Isabelle is the Chief Operating Officer of the AL Family of companies, which includes the Residential Assisted Living Academy, Pitch Masters Academy, the Residential Assisted Living National Association, Four Homes to Freedom, Family Legacy Homes, and the Residential Assisted Living National Convention.

She has a degree in Human & Family Development and minors in Religious Studies and Communication. She enjoys all organizational tasks such as planning, running corporate events, and leading teams to reach their financial and personal goals. As of 2022, Isabelle has started taking the stage for RALAcademy as the lead educator on the topic of senior housing.

 

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Website: Residential Assisted Living Traning - RALAcademy

 

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Sep 15, 2022

Discover one of the possible ways we can solve the housing shortage problem in the market with Garrett Moore of Agorus in today’s episode. Listen in to learn how they leverage technology to accelerate home construction so you can achieve your dream home without the hassle of traditional home building.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Reasons you should have a local Realtor® before purchasing a property
  • How and why Agorus was established
  • Creative ways to solve the housing shortage
  • The process, advantages, and challenges of building a 3D printed home

 

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About Garrett Moore

Garret is the CEO and founder of Agorus. After achieving a degree in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford, and despite an early desire to jump into a Silicon Valley start-up after graduation, Garrett’s passion for serving led him to San Diego to become an officer in the Navy SEALs. 

Garrett has a love for high-performing teams and fearlessness in the face of challenges, so he is wholly committed to solving America’s elusive housing crisis.

 

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Sep 8, 2022

Navigate the changing real estate market with Mark McGuire in today’s episode as we chat about commercial and residential real estate investing, self-storage facilities, and his unbelievable story about discovering a dead body while performing maintenance on an apartment. Listen in to learn how to establish a new standard in modern real estate.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Buyer’s market vs. seller’s market
  • The difference between investing in commercial and residential real estate
  • What is the value of practical business experience in investing success
  • Reasons you should invest in self-storage facilities
  • How the right mindset can help you scale your business

 

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About Mark McGuire

Mark was born into the real estate business. His great grandfather founded a real estate firm in 1941 and has been in the family ever since. He tried to avoid entering the family business and pursuing other opportunities, but he quickly discovered that real estate was his true calling. 

Mark is the fourth generation of his family to work in real estate. He worked in property management for six years before becoming a real estate agent, maintaining the inside and exterior of 130 rental units, performing full remodels, and flipping bank-owned (REO) homes and short sells.

 

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Sep 6, 2022

If you are a Veteran looking to buy, build, remodel, or refinance a house, listen to this episode with Department of Veterans Affairs Executive Director John Bell III to learn about VA home loans and how the application and approval process has improved over time. Press play and discover how to take advantage of the VA housing assistance programs!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • VA Home Loan: How it works, how long it takes, and its advantages
  • New policies to help Veterans buy properties easier
  • How can you avoid paying funding fees
  • Advice for real estate agents with Veteran clients
  • Who can qualify for VA home loans?

 

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Do you have more questions about VA-guaranteed home loans? Get answers with one click and visit https://www.va.gov/housing-assistance/home-loans/ to learn more about housing assistance programs and other loans available for eligible Veterans.

 

About Mr. John Bell III

Mr. John E. Bell III, Executive Director, Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, is responsible for delivering VA home loan benefits to his fellow Veterans. He oversees over 900 Loan Guaranty personnel nationwide. Following a successful career in the mortgage industry, John began his VA career in 2010. Under his leadership, home loan volume has increased 600%, with a record-breaking 1.44 million Veterans closing on VA-guaranteed loans in the Fiscal Year 2021. VA’s share of the mortgage market has grown, with no increase in staffing until this year.

John’s industry experience has influenced Loan Guaranty’s transformation to better align with the fast-paced mortgage industry. He is dedicated to Loan Guaranty’s mission to provide the highest level of service to each Veteran who is purchasing, refinancing, adapting, or retaining a home. John looks forward to continuing his work to best serve his fellow Veterans by ensuring that a VA-guaranteed home loan is always the product of choice.

 

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Sep 1, 2022

Check out today’s episode with early career Realtor® Nikki Raichart as we talk about a surprising side of the real estate industry. From insane property buy and sell policies to housing problems and how REALTORS® fix them, discover all her crazy observations on the differences between doing real estate deals on the east and west coast.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How fostering and real estate are similar
  • Point Of Sale: What it is, how it works, and its effect on the housing market
  • Advice on how to deal with unfair local housing policies
  • The process of getting a Point of Sale
  • Racial-related restrictions on real estate and ways to address them

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Nikki Raichart

Nikki and her family moved to Shaker Heights in 2021 to be close to extended family and enjoy the arts and culture that Cleveland has to offer. 

She values integrity, honesty, and authenticity in whatever she does in her work and personal life. Having true community and friendship is something she strives for and she is also an advocate for youth who are marginalized. She has given a decade of her life to inviting foster children of all ages into her home.

When she isn’t working to help clients sell their homes or find new ones to move into, she spends her time hiking and soaking up nature, reading a good book, or hanging out with her kids.

 

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Aug 25, 2022

Learn the simplest ways to start investing in real estate with Benjamin Goodpasture as he shares practical tips and insights he learned from his own experiences. Keep tuning in to hear his unbelievable story about a crazy tenant who harassed him so much that he even took him to court twice.

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • House hacking: What it is, how it works, and how much you can earn
  • What is the BRRRR method?
  • Where and how you can find good deals
  • Reasons you should hire a property manager
  • Advice for aspiring real estate investors

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

Joe’s Apartment

 

About Benjamin Goodpasture

Benjamin has over 25 years of building experience in construction, sales, and management. He is a 4th-generation real estate investor, and his upbringing on a farm cultivated his work ethic and passion for possibility. He holds a Construction Management & Business degree from Appalachian State University.

 

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