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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: December, 2021
Dec 30, 2021

Are you a mom or dad struggling to stay present in your family while being an excellent REALTOR? Tune in as Leigh shares four tips that will help you reach the goal of successful work-life management.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Is it possible to reach a work-life balance?
  • How to get your kids involved in your REALTOR life
  • Why you should have a written calendar

 

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!

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Dec 28, 2021

If you think that door knocking and cold calling are not a good match for your skills, here's an effective alternative for lead generation: Youtube. Join us today as Karin Carr shares how YouTube has skyrocketed her real estate business AND 3 stories that include looters, a car crash, and a superhero.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What is a BPO?
  • How to help people who lost their house
  • What the ‘cash for keys’ process looks like
  • A creative way to get clients in a new market
  • Why you'll love the REALTOR life

About Karin Carr

Karin Carr is a licensed REALTOR, a real estate agent coach and founder of YouTube For Agents, a program that shows all the resources and tips that REALTORS need, including topics that make good content, how to be comfortable in front of a camera, titles that get maximum views, and more.

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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!

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Dec 23, 2021

Whether you're an early career REALTOR, a single agent in a small business, or run an independent brokerage, Leigh's got the CRM solution for you. Listen to this episode as our host suggests top software programs that she has personally tested out and might work wonders for you.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What does ''CRM'' stand for?
  • Fields that a spreadsheet program should include
  • 3 software programs you should look at

 

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!

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Dec 21, 2021

If you're not yet convinced how risky REALTORS' jobs are, we have Janis Benstock to share a squatter story that happened almost two decades ago about a family who tried to say they owned her property. Be sure to listen to this one to find out how the incident ended!

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Things to know before you attend a real estate school
  • Risk factors of being a REALTOR 
  • Why investors should build relationships with their property's neighbors
  • The importance of recognizing someone else's gifts and skills

About Janis Benstock

From Philadelphia, PA, Janis Benstock has been in the real estate business for 25 years and is the founder of Janis Benstock Real Estate Academy. In 2014, she got her broker’s license and opened her own brokerage firm.

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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!

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Dec 16, 2021

Sometimes, a good inspection won't be enough to uncover the underlying issues of a 1930's property, and Tonya Weathers learned that lesson first hand. Dive into this episode as our guest shares the importance of calculating your reserves properly and the differences between fix-and-flip and buy-and-hold rehabs.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Is there only one way to build an empire?
  • The most exciting part of fix and flip investments
  • Risks of investing in old properties
  • 3 numbers every investor should pay attention to
  • How everyone can benefit by creating wealth

About Tonya Weathers

Tonya Weathers is a real estate investor & consultant. Her mission is to help women propel themselves and their families forward to achieve financial freedom through real estate investment coaching.

There are many curses that have been placed on communities - especially minority communities - that stop us from ending crippling health conditions, fighting injustices, providing top education to our children, and, ultimately, reaching financial freedom. That’s why she founded the Breaking Curses: Real Estate Investing Academy. 

This academy is meant to give women - the backbones of our families - the tools, resources, and confidence to walk away with a solid real estate investment that fits their needs and goals.

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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

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.

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Dec 14, 2021

Jacob Vanderslice not only has one of the coolest last names you'll ever hear, but also has a wealth of self-storage knowledge he’s ready to share. Tune in to learn the amazing benefits of investing in self-storage and listen to an exciting story that includes meth, guns, and a customer who refused to pay rent.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Is it risky to turn commercial RE facilities into self-storage?
  • What types of customers use self-storage?
  • 2 things you'll love about this asset class
  • Are opportunity zones the best location to develop self-storage?
  • 5 tips for making your customers feel safe 

About Jacob Vanderslice

Jacob Vanderslice is a Principal at VanWest Partners, a Denver-based real estate investment firm focused in the acquisition and management of self-storage centers and other opportunistic real estate throughout the United States. By focusing in this conservative and growing real estate sector, VanWest has established a track record with over $195mm in real estate assets. VanWest’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering an expertly-executed, adaptable strategy with an institutional investment approach.

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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

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.

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Dec 9, 2021

We brought back Stephanie Walter to talk about something we haven't covered yet: cost segregation. Dive into this episode to learn the huge tax benefits you’ll get if you start implementing this process with your investments and how to make sure that your accountant is the right professional for you.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Tax benefits of cost segregations studies
  • Questions you should ask your accountant
  • How do cost segregation studies work?

 

About Stephanie Walter

Stephanie Walter started her insurance agency in 2005. Along with building her agency, she began following her passion for real estate and investing in commercial real estate to generate passive income.

This led her to founding Erbe Wealth and authoring The Insurance Professional’s Guide to Real Passive Income which outlines five steps any insurance professional can take to reach financial freedom through passive investing. 

Through Erbe Wealth, she helps people create true wealth so that they can live the life they want. She also educates her eligible investors about how to invest in her cash flow real estate investments. This monthly cash flow allows a specific plan for financial freedom or retirement. 

Connect with Stephanie

 

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

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.

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Dec 7, 2021

Are you a landlord feeling overwhelmed by the management of your investment properties? Check out this episode with Stephanie Walter to find out the benefits of investing in syndications and an emotional story that will teach you the importance of not letting emotions cloud your judgment.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What is syndication? 
  • The kind of operators you want to invest with
  • Best markets to invest in during difficult times
  • Deals you should walk away from
  • The cool part of being a passive investor

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 Stephanie Walter

Stephanie Walter started her insurance agency in 2005. Along with building her agency, she began following her passion for real estate and investing in commercial real estate to generate passive income.

This led her to founding Erbe Wealth and authoring The Insurance Professional’s Guide to Real Passive Income which outlines five steps any insurance professional can take to reach financial freedom through passive investing. 

Through Erbe Wealth, she helps people create true wealth so that they can live the life they want. She also educates her eligible investors about how to invest in her cash flow real estate investments. This monthly cash flow allows a specific plan for financial freedom or retirement. 

Connect with Stephanie

 

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

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

Dec 2, 2021

Dive into this episode as Mark Podolsky shares the mistake he made in one of his first deals that almost cost him thousands of dollars, and his criteria for picking the best land properties.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How much money you can make by flipping land
  • Where to find buyers for your land
  • What a perfect raw land property looks like
  • A mistake you don't want to make in the land business

Resources mentioned in this episode

If you want to double your money in 30 days or less, go to www.thelandgeek.com/quickdeals and join Mark Podolsky’s free course.

 

About Mark Podolsky

Mark Podolsky is the author of Dirt Rich, the ultimate guide to helping you build a passive income, and owner of Frontier Properties, a very reputable and successful land investing company, and has been buying and selling land full time since 2001. By focusing on working smart, not hard, he has completed over 5,500 land deals with an average ROI of over 300% on cash flips and over 1,000% on the deals he sells with financing terms.

Escaping solo-economic dependency changed Mark’s life in so many positive ways that he decided to teach, coach, and mentor others to help them achieve their financial goals.

Even though Mark invests a lot of his time helping others, he stays actively involved in running his land investing business and is dedicated to teaching the most current and relevant “real world” land investing methods to his students.

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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

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

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