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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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Now displaying: June, 2021
Jun 29, 2021

Today, our guest Chris Craddock shares a horrifying story about a plumber who blew up his own house and how he got out of that deal. Stay tuned and listen to the incident that left our host speechless.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why you shouldn't chase money
  • The importance of networking 
  • Getting an education

Resources mentioned in this episode

About Chris Craddock

A nationally certified Life Coach with a Doctorate in Leadership, Chris Craddock is the founder of The Redux Group, a real estate company, and the driving force behind REI Revive, an advanced online training program for investors. He’s also the host of the Uncommon Real Estate Podcast as well as an entrepreneur who runs multiple successful businesses in the Washington DC Metro area and Richmond, VA. Chris is a consistent multi-million dollar producer who produces over $4 Million in commission each year.

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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.

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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.

Jun 24, 2021

Katia’s home required more repairs than expected. Listen to this episode and learn the importance of doing inspections for both buyer and seller.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The work prior to the sale 
  • Investing in inspections
  • Risks of waiving inspections

About Katia de Orbegoso

Katia is a Realtor® and a member of the DN Homes Team at Re/Max. She has degrees in Corporate Communications and Marketing, and with more than 14 years of experience, she has held various leadership positions in government agencies, multinational corporations, and consulting. She was also a professor of Communications at two Universities in Peru.

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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.

Jun 22, 2021

Today, Josh shares his experience of buying a fourplex as his first investment. You’ll also hear about a house with a creepy game room. Listen in, have a laugh, and learn more about multifamily syndication.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Transitioning to syndication
  • Taking little steps into real estate
  • Getting to know your business partners

Resources mentioned in this episode

About Joshua Ferrari

Joshua is a real estate investor who specializes in raising private capital, locating, negotiating, & acquiring value-add multifamily assets, & teaching others how to follow in his footsteps.

His journey started 3 and a half years ago when he bought his first multifamily property which was a fourplex. 

He’s a primary capital raiser with over $7,000,000 raised in less than 4-year real estate investing journey. He currently has over $5.5MM AUM which equates to 91 units in his portfolio.

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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.

Jun 17, 2021

In this episode, Van shares a story about his parents buying an apartment building back in the ‘70s and gives great advice on how to get involved in real estate no matter how much money you have.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Doing your diligence on the market
  • Creating a power team
  • Investing in education
  • Building a network

About Van Sturgeon

Van Sturgeon is an experienced entrepreneur who has successfully created several businesses in the real estate industry that cover areas of land acquisition, development, construction, and renovation. Van personally owns over 1,000 properties across North America and is semi-retired from the day-to-day operations of his businesses.

Van is passionate about helping homeowners and real estate investors overcome their fears of house renovations and loves to be actively involved in helping people reach their goals.

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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.

Jun 15, 2021

In this episode, Willie shares a crazy story about buying a house full of cockroaches and explains why having a niche is the key to success in real estate. Tune in to get some insights into the mind of an experienced real estate developer.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Establishing your niche
  • Being a REALTOR in a small market
  • Sources of knowledge
  • Opportunities in a difficult market
  • Creating a real estate investors group

Resources mentioned in this episode

About Willie Mandrell

Willie J. Mandrell is a self-made multi-millionaire real estate investor, broker, coach, lecturer & author. As a buyer, seller, and broker he's been involved with well over 200 million in real estate transactions. Willie is the author of Cash Flow Secrets, a book on real estate investing & finance tips most people are never taught but need to know.

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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.

Jun 10, 2021

If you want to make it as a REALTOR, you have to dive all the way in, quit your full-time job and discover how deep your passion goes. In this episode, Gary talks about how he went from working in software start-up companies to real estate and shares his best strategies to make a sale.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Real estate cycles
  • How to target the deals you're looking for
  • Sales model to solve differences with client
  • Building relationships with sellers

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 Gary Boomershine

Gary Boomershine founded RealEstateInvestor.com in 2005 out of the need to scale and grow his own real estate investing and home buying business.

With a family legacy in the real estate niche and a long successful career in enterprise and emerging technology markets, Gary saw the vision for RealEstateInvestor.com. He noticed the glaring opportunity to leverage people, processes, and technology to gain a leg up in a changing and competitive marketplace.

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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.

Jun 8, 2021

If you're looking to improve your credit score or get some insights, this show is for you. Join us today to learn the importance of leaving buffer time for a house project and get some piece of advice on mortgage loans.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Leaving buffer time
  • How to qualify for a mortgage loan
  • What boosts your Fico (c)
  • Why getting the house before the car

About Keith Chamish

Keith, a Mortgage Loan Originator with Motto Mortgage, helps Real Estate Agents, Divorce Attorneys, Business Managers, and CPAs in Florida, New Jersey & New York provide their clients and/or employees remarkable peace of mind and confidence when purchasing and investing in real estate. As a result, they increase client retention, increase their current services and attract additional clients.

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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.

Jun 3, 2021

Listen in as Wendy shares a crazy story about someone getting his truck stolen, then explains why hiring an agent is important to protect your family’s generational wealth.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Connecting people
  • Why you need to hire an agent
  • Protecting generational wealth

Resources mentioned in this episode

Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time

About Wendy Mason

Wendy, who is known as ''The REAL ESTATE Therapist'' is an agent from the Maryland D.C area. With a background in educational sales, she's been in the REAL ESTATE business for over 18 years with a focus on short sales.

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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.

Jun 1, 2021

Today, Jennifer shares a hilarious story involving a key and the toilet of a vacant rental unit for students. Tune in and learn what agents are actually paid for.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Tax laws for primary residences
  • Perspectives among buyers and agents
  • The value of agents you never knew
  • Agents who do the right thing

About Jennifer McMurray

A seasoned real estate investor, Jennifer started investing in house flips almost a decade ago with one goal: paying off student loans. In 5 years, Jennifer paid off the last of her $70,000 student loan debt thanks to house flipping! Jennifer is also an invaluable asset and contributing expert writer for Homes.com. 

Jennifer has been featured on HGTV online, Huffington Post, Country Woman Magazine, & Citiscapes Magazine. She is a national Home Depot partner. 

Jennifer is also the voice & writer behind the acclaimed blog, Bachelorette Pad Flip which offers DIY tutorials, real estate advice, and design ideas.

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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.

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