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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: November, 2021
Nov 30, 2021

If you think that floodings aren't something you should be worried about, you might change your mind after this episode. Join us today as Sean Harper shares how he uses technology to provide affordable property insurance to his clients and why flood insurance isn't only for those who live in high-risk areas.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • The importance of having flood insurance
  • Factors that increase the risks of having a flood
  • Use of technology for calculating flood probability
  • Why traditional insurance companies aren't efficient
  • A surprising fact about property insurance companies

About Sean Harper

Sean Harper is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kin, an insurance company built for the future and prepared to meet its challenges head on while helping their customers do the same.

Because of their technology and direct-to-consumer model, Kin provides affordable pricing without compromising coverage, even in areas most impacted by climate change.

Kin is fully licensed and has the financial strength to help their customers through everyday claims and game-changing catastrophes.

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Nov 25, 2021

In this episode, Keri Wass analyzes the emotional aspect of downsizing a family home and shares a story about a senior couple that left their moving preparations to the last minute. Was she able to pull off the relocation in less than 10 days? Stay tuned and find out.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • A solution for those wanting to downsize their property
  • The emotional process of leaving a family home behind
  • Why you shouldn't procrastinate on your moving preparations
  • Benefits of hiring a professional move manager

About Keri Wass

After spending 27 years in the corporate world, Keri Wass decided to launch a business to help families and older adults through what can be a difficult and stressful time in their lives. Caring Transitions of Lake Norman specializes in assisting seniors relocate to independent and assisted living communities, as well as helping individuals and families with liquidating household belongings through estate sales and online auctions. They offer a variety of services that are tailored to each individual or family situation.

Caring Transitions has over 225 locations across the United States that can help families with local and long-distance relocations. Their professional teams are trained, insured, and background checked before working with clients.

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Nov 23, 2021

Land may not be as exciting as other asset classes, but it can be highly profitable if you do it the right way. Join us today as Brent Bowers shares how his land business model works, two stories that include an unethical REALTOR/litigation attorney, and a seller who closed his deal from prison.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How to get your first wholesale deal
  • The ethical way to do wholesaling
  • Best markets for land investing
  • Why people purchase seller-financed land
  • The importance of having experts in your corner

 

About Brent Bowers

Wholesaling Inc Coach and Creator of the TTP Method, Brent Bowers is considered to be one of the most successful Real Estate Wholesalers in the country. Through his unique approach to Real Estate investing with his TTP system, Brent has bought and sold thousands of properties across the country and has taught aspiring Real Estate investors how to do the same. His no-nonsense, “step by step” coaching methods along with his passion to help others succeed has created a loyal family of successful Real Estate investors.

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Nov 18, 2021

If you ever suspect that a deal seems too good to be true, be careful - you're probably right. In this episode, Shawn Winslow shares a story about a juicy investment that quickly turned into a nightmare and another one about a laundry room where people did more than just washing their clothes. Stay tuned to learn a cool trick to connect with experienced investors and how to evaluate your potential transactions.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Is it possible to have time AND money?
  • What types of commercial real estate are available?
  • Where to find a mentor and how to reach out to them
  • Proposed tax changes you should pay attention to
  • What is the 1% rule for investment properties?

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Shawn Winslow

Shawn Winslow is the founder and Managing Partner of Greenbriar Capital Group. He has an aptitude for investing in multifamily apartments, providing his clients with significant passive income and generational wealth creation. 

His passion is helping his investors achieve financial freedom by reducing their dependency on conventional income and investments such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds so they can pursue their own dreams.

In addition to pursuing attractive risk-adjusted returns for his investors, Shawn strives to enhance the life of every tenant, team member, and individual that comes into contact with Greenbriar and its partners.

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Nov 16, 2021

Today we have “Green” Eileen Oldroyd for you, who will be sharing a story about the 85’ vegetable oil-fueled car she used to drive, and another one about a client that fell in love with a piano that suddenly went missing. Listen to this episode and learn the 3 things you can do to save money, lower your energy bill, and turn your property into a green home.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What to consider before getting solar panels
  • Why you should get an energy auditor
  • Where to find a trustworthy energy auditor
  • How to get your home energy certification
  • The importance of having flood insurance

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About “Green” Eileen Oldroyd

“Green” Eileen Oldroyd is an award-winning real estate agent that specializes in energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and native landscaping. She owns Oldroyd Realty based out of Mission Viejo, CA where she coaches her clients on how sustainability will make their home more comfortable and increases its value.

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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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Nov 11, 2021

In this episode, Javier Hinojo shares a story about flipping a house to an adult film actress who wasn't afraid to speak her mind. Listen in to find out what you need in order to start investing in real estate and the kind of people you should partner with. 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Is money necessary to invest in real estate?
  • What to watch out for in a business partner
  • How to find your first multifamily investment
  • Why REALTORS should start investing in real estate

 

About Javier Hinojo

Javier Hinojo is a real estate investor and co-founder of All States Capital Group LLC, a leading multi-family and commercial real estate investment company with dual headquarters in Houston, TX and Raleigh, NC.

His specialty is developing property value add strategies and acquiring off-market distressed properties. Alongside a talented team, Javier has created “The ASCG Model”, a proven system that can produce exceptional returns for their investors and minimize their exposure to the downside risk.

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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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Nov 9, 2021

In this episode, Tate Siemer shares a story about a townhome development that didn't turn out as expected. However, there’s light at the end of the tunnel! Stay tuned and find out how a failed real estate deal could take you into the happiest chapter of your life. 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Benefits of attending real estate conferences
  • What can go wrong in a real estate development
  • Why you need to spend time on-site when developing real estate 
  • The best way to find off-market investment opportunities
  • The right mindset to invest in real estate

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Tate Siemer

Tate Siemer is the CEO and Managing Partner of GreenLight Equity Group, a real estate company that acquires and operates commercial multifamily assets (apartment communities) in Utah, Oklahoma City, and Columbus, Ohio. His mission is to achieve exceptional returns for his investors by improving communities and expanding well-being through progressive solutions in multi-family housing.

He also hosts The Apartment Guys Podcast, where he and his guests talk about all things related to apartment investing, including how to get started, finding deals, finding capital, mindset tips, and more. 

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Nov 4, 2021

When it comes to real estate investing, risks can be more significant than just losing your investment capital. Listen in as Marco Kozlowski shares two horrifying stories about a retired cop who wouldn't pay rent and a jealous 90-year-old tenant who wanted revenge. 

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why is a different approach to real estate investing so necessary?
  • Are hotels a good asset class to invest in?
  • The mindset you need to achieve your goals
  • A story to illustrate why even men need safety protocols
  • What is an asset-based loan, and what makes it so good for investors?

About Marco Kozlowski

Marco has led real estate investment trainings all over the world, from Australia to Singapore to North America and Europe. His followers have amassed hundreds of millions in revenue with thousands of doors for a fraction of their value for unmatched returns.

Marco buys and owns properties like apartments, townhomes, duplexes, hotels, trailer parks – stable rental opportunities that are healthy and earning money, and that the owners need to sell.

By using his system, people can work when (or if) they want, secure their family’s finances, escape the rat race, get out of debt, and never again answer to anyone – including their boss.

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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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Nov 2, 2021

If you think that safety protocols for REALTORS are boring, you haven't heard enough stories yet. Tune in as Brenda Wise shares the red flags you should pay attention to when doing house showings and some smart strategies that can potentially save your life in crime situations.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • 3 skills you need to succeed as a REALTOR
  • Why REALTORS need safety protocols
  • Ways to verify the identity of your clients
  • How to respond in a crime situation
  • Are safety protocols only for female REALTORS?

Resources mentioned in this episode

Living Safely in a Dangerous World

 

About Brenda Wise

For the last 38 years, Brenda Wise has helped female real estate agents experience a feeling of confidence and safety while going through the ins and outs of being a female in the workplace. 

She has been traversing the country sharing her revolutionary approach to a safer and more effective real estate industry for women.

In a predominantly male-led personal safety industry (where violence to women occurs at a staggeringly disproportionate rate), Brenda offers a wealth of personal insight, public safety, knowledge, and certified training experience that has educated and inspired thousands of female REALTORS on how to avoid the hidden dangers within daily activities in the real estate profession and focus on closing more deals.

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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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