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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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Dec 28, 2023

Rachel Kilmer takes center stage in today's episode to chat about the importance of having a strong team and mentor in the real estate industry. She’ll also share some exclusive insights into the dynamic Kansas City real estate market. Don’t miss the story of her first listing that will either make you gag, laugh in disbelief, or possibly both! So tune in now.

 

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What are the marks of a successful real estate agent?
  • Ways to adapt to a changing market
  • The importance of finding a good mentor
  • Advantages of working with a team as a REALTOR®
  • Powerful reasons for REALTORS® to get involved in local politics

 

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

 

About Rachel Kilmer

Rachel is a Kansas City-based REALTOR®, licensed in both Missouri and Kansas. She spent the first part of her career as an Emmy-nominated local sports reporter and transitioned to real estate in 2020, where she quickly repurposed her skills through TikTok to connect with the community and its housing market. 

 

In three short years in real estate, Rachel is closing in on helping over 100 Kansas Citians buy or sell a home, and logging a total sales volume of over 23 million. She has been featured on HGTV’s House Hunters and was honored in 2022 as one of Ingram’s Business Journal’s 20 in their 20s. Most recently, she was named Best Real Estate Agent in Kansas City by The Pitch Magazine.

 

 

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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.

 

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Dec 21, 2023

We’re excited to chat with Jennifer Staats in today’s episode as she guides us through the often-overlooked yet crucial realm of real estate systems. Regardless of whether you're a seasoned agent or a prospective property buyer, this conversation is sure to offer valuable insights for you!

 

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why relationship building is crucial for real estate success
  • Time-tested advice for real estate agents
  • Best practices for providing the best customer service
  • What security measures can you implement for data privacy?
  • An effective tool for adding the most value to clients

 

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

 

About Jennifer Staats

Jennifer is the owner and founder of Staats Solutions, running the operations of real estate, brokerages, and teams nationwide. She started as a real estate assistant 14 years ago, got her license in San Diego at the age of 20, and has been in the space since then. 

 

Jennifer values every single person she works with and strives to give each client her full attention while guiding them through a smooth transaction. Her passion for real estate, coupled with her love of people, makes her the best agent in Colorado Springs for both buyers and sellers. Jennifer is happily married and enjoys the outdoors with her two daughters and animals.



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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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Dec 14, 2023

Explore a groundbreaking approach that will redefine the real estate industry with Douglas Hayden as we discuss the future of housing: commercial-to-residential conversion. He also shares the unbelievable advantages of living in a converted unit. Stay tuned to learn how you can breathe new life into underutilized office spaces today!

 

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why converting office spaces into housing is a great business strategy
  • Arthroto Industries’ process of converting a commercial to a residential property
  • The perks of doing “conversion in a box”
  • Property conversion financing options and how they work
  • State-of-the-art facilities found in office to residential conversions

 

 

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About Douglas Hayden

Doug is the Founder, President, and CSO of Arthroto Industries Inc. He has an impressive track record spanning over 20 years in both the commercial and residential real estate sectors. Alongside his team, he has successfully executed more than 1,600 transactions, building a reputation for diligence, innovation, and client satisfaction.

 

Before delving into real estate, Doug held prominent roles at multiple tech startups, all of which were later acquired by industry giants such as Apple, IBM, and British Telecom. He then worked at SMED, an office solutions provider, where he steered the company towards integration with tech platforms, focusing on enhancing office environments with technology-infused solutions for raised flooring, walls, and ceiling systems.

 

In addition to his industry accomplishments, Doug is a distinguished REALTOR® and has been recognized with numerous awards throughout his career. Notably, he was part of the pioneering team that established EXP Realty in Canada. In honor of his service and impact, he has been the recipient of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Citizenship Medal and the Alberta Centennial Medal.



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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

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

Enroll Now to learn practical steps for effective action, discover what to say, and ensure success in securing listings, assisting buyers, and expanding your business, regardless of market conditions. 

Enroll today at: https://www.leighbrownuniversity.com/dominate-recession 

Enter code: CSIRE20 at checkout for a 20% discount

Dec 7, 2023

In today's episode, we chat with early-career REALTOR® Mackenzie Turner about finding a sense of community within a brokerage firm. We’ll also share some intriguing stories that will not only prompt you to question the existence of paranormal beings but also encourage you to update your due diligence checklist. Tune in now to hear more!

 

 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How an early-career REALTOR® achieved a good number of sales
  • Helpful tips to help your transition into a real estate career
  • The importance of having a supportive community in a real estate firm
  • Why is there a fear of punishment for agents who leave and return to a brokerage?
  • An important item that you should add to your checklist before closing deals

 

 

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

 

About Mackenzie Turner

Mackenzie is a licensed REALTOR® with Weichert REALTORS®. She is a lifelong resident of upstate South Carolina, familiar with areas from the Oconee/Pickens/Anderson area to the Greenville/Laurens area. Finding her home in Simpsonville, she has started to plant her roots and find her niche in the community.

 

Previously, Mackenzie built her skills in the customer service sector, working in positions from Sales Supervisor to Corporate Client Management. 

 

Taking these client-focused skills to the Real Estate Market, Mackenzie brings her high-spirited energy. Fluent in web-based applications and research, she can quickly and conveniently locate the dream home a client has been looking for. Mackenzie is an artist and paint and pour instructor in her spare time.



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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

 

 

Sponsor

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

Enroll Now to learn practical steps for effective action, discover what to say, and ensure success in securing listings, assisting buyers, and expanding your business, regardless of market conditions. 

Enroll today at: https://www.leighbrownuniversity.com/dominate-recession 

Enter code: CSIRE20 at checkout for a 20% discount.

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