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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: September, 2021
Sep 30, 2021

We have Cricket Staggs today, who will be sharing three stories that include a misdemeanor, a violent REALTOR, a biohazard on a property, and a whole lot of fun. Tune in and learn how to carry on with those crazy situations gracefully while keeping your client's best interest your top priority.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Average number of real estate transactions REALTORS do within a year
  • Why you need to check your client's paperwork carefully
  • How real estate agents should treat each other
  • Benefits of being a member of a REALTOR's association
  • What sellers should disclose about a property

About Cricket Staggs

Cricket Staggs is a REALTOR at Ozark Empire Realty and represents buyers and sellers in Mid Missouri.

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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.

Sep 28, 2021

The path to homeownership isn't that hard when you surround yourself with the right people. In this episode, Erica Rawls and Stephanie Milburn explain how they help to educate and empower young people about wealth building through the National Campaign ''House Then The Car''. Listen in and find out the ways to make homeownership achievable for everyone.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The key to setting young people up for a better future
  • Spreading a message of hope for homeownership to all generations
  • First steps into building an asset portfolio
  • Ways to teach your children about finances
  • Why you SHOULD share your financial mistakes with your kids

About House Then The Car

House Then The Car is a national campaign to educate, empower and mobilize generations of African Americans about building wealth. This movement empowers communities that have GenX, millennials, GenY GenZ's on the value of owning property as a generational wealth-building tool. House Then The Car speaks specifically to the African American community and offers real-life housing and financing options and solutions.

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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!

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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.

Sep 23, 2021

Many people copy-paste their resume to their LinkedIn profile, so the obvious question is… is that the kind of information that others are looking to find out about them? Tune in as Donna Serdula shares the right way to connect with people through LinkedIn - including a QR trick that not even Leigh knew about - and a heartbreaking story that will inspire you to live each day to the fullest.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What sets successful entrepreneurs apart
  • Should your LinkedIn profile look like a resume?
  • How people choose their REALTORS
  • Are business cards dead?
  • Content you should post on LinkedIn

About Donna Serdula

Donna Serdula pioneered the concept of LinkedIn profile optimization, realizing early on that the LinkedIn profile was so much more than just an online resume. 

A job change in 2006 led her back to LinkedIn as Donna looked for tools to help her build a sales territory. It was during this time she had her LinkedIn epiphany and forged her LinkedIn 4 point methodology. By integrating LinkedIn into her sales process, she found tremendous success. 

In 2009, she walked away from her successful sales career and founded Vision Board Media and LinkedIn-Makeover.com. 

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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!

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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.

Sep 21, 2021

In this episode, Danielle Fontes shares a story about a seller who was hiding too much information about his property. Stay tuned and find out how she successfully navigated through judgment liens and a foreclosure process to get that deal to the finish line.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What is a judgment in real estate?
  • Why you should be honest with your Realtor®
  • How covid-19 has impacted real estate transactions

About Danielle Fontes

Danielle Fontes was raised in Glendora, CA, and graduated from the University of San Diego with a Bachelors’ in Business Administration with an emphasis in Real Estate and a minor in Leadership Studies.

Danielle was President of Citrus Valley Association of Realtors® in 2019. She also sits on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Realtors® and serves on the Strategic Planning and Finance committee. Danielle won the prestigious honor of Realtor® of the Year for 2020.

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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!

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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.

Sep 16, 2021

Rebecca Larson is here to show you that real estate involves a lot more than just buying and selling properties. Stay tuned and learn all the things you should consider before signing papers with your loved one.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why you should hire an attorney for your real estate
  • Personal affairs involved in a real estate transaction
  • What to consider before buying real estate with your partner
  • Can people buy real estate during a divorce process?

About Rebecca Larson

Rebecca Larson is a Licensed Real Estate Attorney who owns and manages Your Home Legal, a California real estate law firm focused on serving residential buyers and sellers in their real estate transactions.

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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.

Sep 14, 2021

There is no such thing as a boring day in real estate - things go wrong more often than you think. Listen to Eric Thompson's super embarrassing stories and find out how he used those experiences as fuel to become a better REALTOR.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How to choose the right team members
  • Qualities that set successful REALTORS apart
  • Best practices to develop good financial habits
  • Turning a negative situation into personal growth

About Eric Thompson

Eric Thompson is the founder of The Leading Edge Academy. He is known for helping both agents and brokerage owners achieve goals they never thought were possible.  He shows people, step by step, how to grow their business and have a fulfilling life.  All of his systems and tools are developed inside of the brokerage companies he owns and leads.

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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.

Sep 9, 2021

If you think that deferred sales trust is way over your head, you might change your mind after this episode. Stay tuned as Brett Swarts shares a creative way of mitigating your tax burden that will leave your brain spinning.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Cons of using a 1031 exchange
  • How to stay liquid without having any tax consequences
  • Types of assets that deferred sales trust works for
  • Why deferred sales trust is such a great option

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 Brett Swarts

Brett is a Deferred Sales Trust™ expert, capital gains tax deferral expert, investment real estate expert, multifamily broker, and the founder of Capital Gains Tax Solutions – a company helping individuals to defer capital gains tax on the sale of their highly appreciated assets, eliminate the need for a 1031 exchange and unlock transformational options so they can create & preserve more wealth.

He created ‘Capital Gains Tax Solutions‘  to equip high-net-worth individuals and their trusted advisors with the Deferred Sales Trust™ tool to help them solve capital gains tax deferral limitations.

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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.

Sep 7, 2021

If you’re a REALTOR wanting to expand your business, listen in as Kim Ward explains the step-by-step process of selling probate real estate, and shares two stories that reveal how people cope with those difficult times.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What is probate? How does this process work?
  • Buying a house on probate vs. a regular purchase
  • Can beneficiaries of a will object to a property sale?
  • The emotional side of the probate process
  • How people go through probate during the covid era

About Kim Ward

As far back as 1989, Kim and her husband, Dave, began purchasing and renovating residential property. They did this while working full time and raising four children. From these experiences, Kim learned valuable critical thinking skills, successful time management, and how to nurture relationships.

In 1994 Kim made the decision to become a Real Estate Advisor. In this capacity, she draws on her in-depth knowledge of the real estate industry to assist others with their real estate needs. 

Today, 80% of her business is focused on helping Estate Representatives and Attorneys through the process of preparing, marketing, and selling houses in probate or trust administration.

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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.

Sep 2, 2021

If you're a REALTOR wanting to leverage social media to get more quality leads, then listen to this episode with Tristen Sutton. You’ll get the missing links for better engagement with your audience via organic & paid social media strategies.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How could Facebook ads help you?
  • Is going live the best option for video posting?
  • 2 Tips for targeting the right audience in social media!

About Tristen Sutton

As Certified Facebook Lead Trainer, Consultant for Facebook, Certified Facebook Ads Expert, and corporate trainer & keynote speaker, Tristen works with organizations that want to use social media ads to expand their brand, generate more leads and increase event attendance. He is the go-to marketing strategist for organizations looking for proven advertising techniques to expand their brand and increase their profits.​

He is a sought-out speaker for Fortune 500 companies and multi-million dollar organizations with a well-earned reputation for getting results. In addition, he has trained hundreds of entrepreneurs and sales professionals on how to dramatically increase visibility and revenue using various social media advertising strategies. 

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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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