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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: March, 2023
Mar 30, 2023

Accomplish your business’ end goals with Spencer Hsu in this week’s episode, as we chat about timely issues and trends in real estate, and his expert insights regarding the Bay Area market. Be sure to stay tuned as he also shares an unbelievable story of how he sold a property that had a low appraisal value!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Tips on how to position your team to reduce mistakes in business
  • Strongest components of the Bay Area that attracts growth and opportunity
  • Challenges in selling a property with a low appraisal value
  • Possible reasons why an appraiser refuses reconsideration of value

 

About Spencer Hsu

Spencer was born and raised in San Jose. He has lived in the Bay Area for over 36 years and is highly familiar with the area’s vibrant, dynamic market. Prior to his real estate career, Spencer earned his MBA at Santa Clara University with his varied background and unique skill set, he turned his analytic systems into a thriving real estate career. 

Using a calculated approach to real estate, he and his team can analyze market predictions, helping clients make informed decisions on when it’s time to buy and sell real estate. By taking calculated risks, he gives his clients an edge over the competition in this fast-paced market. He primarily focuses on real estate in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Alameda County.

 

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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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Mar 28, 2023

In this special episode, we’ll discuss a recent online scam incident and how to protect yourself from internet fraud and sketchy activities. Start listening to avoid handing out your data or money to spoofers and prevent losing more valuables if you’ve already fallen for the trap!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • 2 common types of online scams related to real estate
  • Easiest way to spot a spoof account
  • The biggest red flag when talking to someone virtually
  • First 3 things to do if you got scammed online

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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

 

Sponsor

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

Mar 23, 2023

Are you planning to purchase another house and lot? Upgrade your property instead! Learn how in this episode with Whitney Hill as she introduces a modern model of housing attainability and availability by attaching accessory dwelling units on your current property. Catch a story about crazy building fees that’ll shock your finances by tuning in!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The financial and housing possibilities of accessory dwelling units
  • How to take advantage of virtual negotiations for project feasibility
  • Typical uses of ADUs in residential real estate
  • Surprising impact fee rates when attaching an ADU to your home
  • Building costs to watch out for in upgrading your property  

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Whitney Hill

Whitney is the co-founder and head of business development and innovation at SnapADU. She oversees business operations and development, which means she's always looking for new technology and partnerships that could help create a better customer experience. She has a BA from Yale University and received her MBA from NYU Stern. Whitney is a proud mom of two and lives in North County San Diego.

 

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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

Mar 21, 2023

Today, we have something special for you as Barb Betts reveals the power of social media and tons of valuable advice for brokers and agents who want to up their game in today's market. You've got to finish this episode to hear Barb's crazy story about listing and disclosing her best friend's "haunted" house, so stay tuned!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Instagram: Why real estate professionals should use it
  • Effective tactic for lead generation or networking
  • The truth behind any real estate marketing strategies
  • How to nurture your clients’ trust online and offline
  • A deep dive into relationship marketing
  • What got Barb hooked into volunteering

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Barb Betts

Barb Betts is a successful Real Estate Professional, Broker/CEO, Keynote Speaker, and Social Media Guru. She runs a boutique brokerage in Southern California that looks at the Real Estate Industry differently. This innovative thinking has made her a sought-after speaker and educator locally and nationally.

Barb brings an honest, compassionate, and transparent approach to each event she speaks at, every training course she produces, and each Real Estate Professional she helps on their journey to finding success. Her passion lies in sharing her best practices, successes (and failures) in selling Real Estate, running a brokerage, and figuring out how to balance it.

 

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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

Follow Up Boss

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

Mar 16, 2023

Are you or someone you know going through a divorce? Safeguard your finances and home ownership eligibility with Prof. Kelly Murray, J.D., as she presents a smarter way to work with lawyers and real estate professionals before divorce mediation. Plus, you’ll also hear a crazy good story about the time they actually stopped a couple from divorcing!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Importance of involving real estate and mortgage professionals in family property disputes
  • Appealing divorce settlements: Process, tips, and the data to make it easier
  • When does the most significant damage to your credit score happen?
  • Different approaches to divorce and property distribution between states
  • Services offered by Divorce This House and how you can benefit from them

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

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Do you want to learn how to downturn-proof your business? Just email info@divorcethishouse.com to schedule a free coaching call with DivorceThisHouse.com co-founder Wendy Waselle.

 

About  Prof. Kelly Murray, J.D.

Prof. Kelly teaches legal writing and continuing professional education. She has been a legal scholar and serial entrepreneur for Realty Asset Dispute Resolution since 2007. She also serves as the lead investigator/faculty for the National Family Court Project on Housing and Financial Justice, which aims to increase access to justice for divorcing spouses in family courts by promoting financial literacy and fostering informed financial decision-making about housing and joint debt.

 

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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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Transform your YouTube Channel into a LEAD GEN MACHINE by joining Karin Carr’s 5-Day Video Boss Bootcamp. Visit https://videobossagent.com/leighbrown/ to sign up today and save your seat for just $27! This bootcamp starts on March 20th so you need to get registered now because space is limited.

 

Follow Up Boss

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

Mar 14, 2023

After airing a recent guest interview, we received misinformation complaints from a few listeners. We're serious and proactive in situations like this, and as we value our listeners, we've decided it's best to take down the episode. We always strive to be responsible when releasing content, feature guests that will provide reliable content for you every week, and will continue to bring you unique and interesting stories from across this crazy world of real estate.

 

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

Karin Carr

Transform your YouTube Channel into a LEAD GEN MACHINE by joining Karin Carr’s 5-Day Video Boss Bootcamp. Visit https://videobossagent.com/leighbrown/ to sign up today and save your seat for just $27! This bootcamp starts on March 20th so you need to get registered now because space is limited.

 

Follow Up Boss

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

Mar 9, 2023

In today’s episode, Charlotte Dunford sheds light on one of the most intriguing real estate niches - mobile home parks, and its impact on the affordable housing crisis. Stay tuned to hear her unbelievable story about starting a real estate company with little experience and an even smaller lump of cash on hand!

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Perks of investing in mobile home parks early
  • How to attract investors as a newbie syndicator
  • The biggest challenge of managing a mobile home park
  • What makes mobile home park investing beneficial in today’s market
  • Mobile home park markets: 2 types and which you should invest in

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

Mobile Home University

 

About Charlotte Dunford

Charlotte graduated from The Georgia Institute of Technology, earning her degree in Business with a focus on business analytics and technology. Coming from China at 16 without her parents, Charlotte's intense drive to succeed led her to build her own company. 

Along with her business partner, Charlotte started Johns Creek Capital, LLC in early 2020. From only two investors at the beginning of the firm's founding, Charlotte and the team led the company to a total investor subscription of over $5 million. She is also a Certified Associate in Project Management and speaks fluent Mandarin. She enjoys playing the piano and doing equestrian sports in her spare time.

 

Connect with Charlotte

Website: Johns Creek Capital

 

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

Karin Carr

Transform your YouTube Channel into a LEAD GEN MACHINE by joining Karin Carr’s 5-Day Video Boss Bootcamp. Visit https://videobossagent.com/leighbrown/ to sign up today and save your seat for just $27! This bootcamp starts on March 20th so you need to get registered now because space is limited.

 

Follow Up Boss

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

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