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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.
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Now displaying: May, 2021
May 27, 2021

In this episode, Kay shares a story about someone getting blown up behind a pharmacy related to a 1031 exchange. Dial in to hear this crazy story and the lessons learned from it.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Definition of 1031
  • 1031 exchange story
  • Qualified intermediaries
  • Selecting an exchange intermediary

Resources mentioned in this episode

As I Lay Dying

About Kay Hightower

After purchasing a condo in 2006 for short-term rentals, Kay built a thriving business providing short-term rentals in Oxford, which she continues to operate. Nine years later, she joined her longtime friend’s real estate agency Grace Realty Group.

Throughout the years, she and her husband have bought and sold properties dozens of times.

And finally, in February 2020, she opened her own brokerage: Kay Hightower Real Estate, LLC.

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.

May 25, 2021

In this episode, Beth walks us through her journey to her first commercial retail investment and explains why it’s important to invest your earned income, rather than spending it. Join us today to learn about the conditions of the commercial retail market and be inspired to get started in the business.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The need for capital
  • Investing your earned income
  • Bright spots of the commercial retail segment
  • Drive-through restaurants

About Beth Azor

Beth is the founder and principal of Azor Advisory Services, South Florida’s premier retail real estate management, development, and commercial real estate education firm. With a long history of buying, selling, leasing, developing, re-developing, and managing her own retail real estate projects, she has amassed nearly 30 years’ worth of personal case studies, testimonials, and ah-hah moments (good and bad) that she’s using in her commercial real estate courses where propels her clients into the limelight of success.

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.

May 20, 2021

In this episode, Glennda Baker LeBlanc shares two stories that could have only been survived by a professional with grace. Get your sip of something and enjoy the episode.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • First steps in REAL ESTATE
  • The naked seller
  • Selling the wrong house

Resources mentioned in this episode

How to Develop a Six-Figure Income in REAL ESTATE

About Glennda Baker LeBlanc

Glennda is the president and CEO of Glennda Baker & Associates, Inc. Being in residential sales and marketing for nearly 26 years, Atlanta real estate agent Glennda Baker specializes in the purchase and sale of Atlanta homes and properties in the surrounding area.

In addition, Glennda has served as a moderator for numerous panel discussions and has been a featured speaker and guest on several top producer panels throughout her real estate career.

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.

May 18, 2021

In this episode, Matthew shares the story of his grandfather, an Italian immigrant who managed to buy a multifamily property and started a garden to sell fruits and vegetables. Join us today to get some insights into society’s working mindset and learn the secrets of Matthew’s financial success.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Lazy Realtors®
  • Co-ops criteria 
  • Moratoriums on evictions
  • Today’s society lazy mindset
  • Pull marketing

Resources mentioned in this episode

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

About Matthew DeFede

Matthew is the owner of Realty Executives Elite Homes in Nutley, New Jersey. He runs a cutting-edge, full-service brokerage designed to assist both buyers and sellers with the often-convoluted process of buying or selling a home. Matthew’s personalized service, coupled with his strong embrace of new and emerging technologies, has resulted in his ever-growing reputation as a real estate professional who consistently places his client’s needs front and center in every transaction.

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Connect with Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.

May 13, 2021

Even though having our pockets full of cash may seem to be the ultimate goal, everybody’s got their own motives when it comes to Real Estate. Join us today to hear a surprising story of a woman who actually sold her house but decided to stay. In this episode you’ll learn some benefits of buying a house on terms.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Buying a house on terms
  • Benefits of negotiating terms
  • Find more opportunities in a difficult market
  • Advice for new Realtors®

 

About Chris Prefontaine

Chris Prefontaine is a 3-time best-selling author of ‘’Real Estate on Your Terms’’, ‘’The New Rules of Real Estate Investing’’, and Moneeka Sawyer’s ‘’Real Estate Investing for Women’’. He’s also the founder and CEO of SmartRealEstateCoach.com and host of the Smart Real Estate Coach podcast.

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Connect With Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

SweetProcess offers a free 14-day trial and an extended 28-day free trial. Click here to sign up now, no credit card is required.

May 11, 2021

In this second part of the episode, Burton gets fired up speaking about the common mistakes Realtors® make that lead to scams. Join us today to get tips on how to stay safe online.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Responsibility of Realtors® to educate
  • How to avoid wire fraud
  • More cybercrime information
  • A crazy story about MLS

About Burton Kelso

Burton owns a computer repairing tech support company based in Kansas City. He’s also a national speaker and has been on multiple national tv stations.

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Connect With Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.

May 6, 2021

In part one of this episode, Burton speaks about the importance of checking your children’s devices, the dangers of chat rooms and gives great advice on setting limits. If you’re a parent, or you know people who are, dial in and learn what you need to know to keep your children safer against today’s technology.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Checking your child’s device(s)
  • How to introduce technology to children
  • How to educate & set limits

Resources mentioned in this episode

The social dilemma

About Burton Kelso

Burton owns a computer repairing tech support company based in Kansas City. He’s also a national speaker and has been on multiple national tv stations.

Connect with Burton

 

Connect With Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

Sponsor:

SweetProcess offers a free 14-day trial and an extended 28-day free trial. Click here to sign up now, no credit card is required.

May 4, 2021

In this episode, Tom shares a heartfelt story about working with a friend who was struggling with addiction and about to lose his second house. Join us to get some insights about why we do what we do as Realtor®.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why perspective matters in real estate
  • Dishonest agents
  • Why didn’t Tom take advantage of his client?
  • Characteristics of a truly professional Realtor®

About Tom Tezak

Tom Tezak is a 31-year broker who lives in Maui. From working as a deputy coroner to running his own army surplus store at a really young age, Tom has become one of the most successful Realtors® from Maui.

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Connect With Leigh

Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting https://leighbrown.com. DM Leigh Brown on Instagram or on Twitter or any social networks by clicking here.

Subscribe to Leigh's other podcast Real Estate From The Rooftops!

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