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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: January, 2022
Jan 27, 2022

If you want to hear more crazy stories in the field, we have Chris Larsen for you sharing a not-so-fancy side of the real estate business. Be sure to check this out to see the consequences of missing a crucial process when dealing with tenants.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why real estate is a great option in building financial independence
  • How to handle Airbnb logistics more effectively 
  • Questions you should be asking before pooling your money in a real estate syndication
  • 2 lifeblood of the real estate industry and best markets to invest in
  • Pitfalls to avoid in real estate

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Chris Larsen

Christopher Larsen is the founder and Managing Partner of Next-Level Income. Since “retiring” after 18 years in the medical device industry he dedicates his time to helping others become financially independent through education and investment opportunities. Chris has been investing in and managing real estate for over 20 years. 

While completing his degree in Biomechanical Engineering and M.B.A. in Finance at Virginia Tech, he bought his first single-family rental at age 21. Chris expanded into development, private lending, buying distressed debt as well as commercial office, and ultimately syndicating commercial properties. He began syndicating deals in 2016 and has been actively involved in over $500M of real estate acquisitions. In addition to real estate, Chris has invested in equities, oil & gas, and small business lending, as well as being active in Venture South, one of the nation’s Top 10 Angel Investing groups. 

Chris lives with his wife and two boys (and Viszla, Lucy!) in Asheville, NC where he loves spending time with them in the outdoors and enjoying the food and culture that the region has to offer.

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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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Jan 25, 2022

If you think politics has nothing to do with real estate, you might think twice after tuning in to this episode! Our guest John Blom explains the significant impacts of public policies in the real estate industry and why you should be involved more if you are a REALTOR. Listen to this one because John will tell a juicy story about losing an election with just a 55 votes difference.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Juggling local politics and real estate practice
  • Local Government issues that affect real estate
  • What is a “Traffic Impact Fee”
  • The small but big impact acts that government can do for its people

 

About John Blom

John Blom is a REALTOR based in Vancouver, Washington and he always had a passion for public policies. One of his fellow brokers knew about this and so encouraged him to join the local association government affairs committee. He also ran for office and was elected to a seat in the Clark Country Council. John really believes in connecting stories to policies and understanding how these could impact people’s lives.

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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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Jan 20, 2022

Get tons of value from this episode as we have Zack Boothe talks about getting started in the real estate wholesaling business and the challenges of being a real estate investor. Join us because Zack shares a story about a family who almost had to let go of a house they bought with their life savings. So, if you're wondering how he handled the situation, don't ever miss this show!

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why you should take advantage of the “First Time Buyer Program”
  • What does it take to start investing in real estate?
  • The importance of solving problems than being transactional with clients
  • How to deal with the challenges of real estate projects
  • Why asking the right questions is essential to helping clients

 

About Zachary Boothe

Zack Boothe was a window cleaner turned highly successful real estate investor. Now, Zack helps other people replicate his success in real estate investing and founded Driving For Dollars Mastery. Zack Launched the Driving for Dollars Mastery Podcast and it is in the top 1% of podcasts globally. You can also find Zack on YouTube sharing his insights on real estate investing.

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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.

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Jan 18, 2022

Dial-in as Jordan Salisbury shares her wild stories in real estate that involved a man who bought a foreclosed home with a gold mold and cocaine and a bigfoot family that you don’t want to miss. Stay tuned to learn how to become a successful REALTOR without affecting the time for your family.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • How to manage a real estate career and parenting
  • Why it’s needed to learn asking for help?
  • The importance of learning from different client experiences
  • Tips for REALTORS to be remembered by their clients

 

About Jordan Salisbury

Jordan Salisbury is Realtor of the Year 2017 and was National Association of Realtor’s 2018 Class of 30 Under 30. Jordan is a native of the Lake of Ozarks and has a great passion for the lake community. Having joined the real estate industry in 2005, she has kept her clients and community at the forefront and is always welcoming each day and client with a smile.

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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.

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Jan 13, 2022

Today, we’ll give you tons of information as our guest Ant Stroud shares some information about what REALTORS should know with VA loans. Join us to hear his mind-blowing story that has to do with his VA loan transaction.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What REALTORS should know about VA Loans
  • The importance of educating your community about VA Loans
  • Why you should have the right people and systems in place
  • Things the public doesn’t know about a REALTOR’s job

 

About Ant Stroud

“Home is where the heart is” might seem like a cliche to anyone else, but Anthony is a living, breathing embodiment of this truth. Moreover, it perfectly encapsulates his motivation for becoming a REALTOR Growing up, Anthony bounced around from home to home, never experiencing a stable living environment, and even finding himself homeless at the age of 15.

As the CEO of the Ant Stroud Group with Navy to Navy Homes, Anthony is now fulfilling one of his life’s passions in helping others find and settle into their dream home. It has not been an easy journey becoming one of Northeast Florida’s top 5% real estate agents, and according to the Jacksonville Business Journal, ranked in the top 50 of real estate teams.

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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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Jan 11, 2022

Today’s episode is all about a piece of lesser-known information that Realtors® and veterans should know. Chief Appraiser from the Veteran Administration James Heaslet shares some tips and insights on how to best help veterans from inspections to appraisals.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Dealing with an agent misleading the price market value
  • Comparing homes with different comparables
  • What you should do as an investor

 

About James Heaslet

James Heaslet is the Chief Appraiser for the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a retired Gunnery Sergeant of the U.S. Marines, he has an aggressive track in the Appraisal industry. James has just 10 years as an appraiser, he was appointed to the Arizona State Board of Appraisals by the Governor and served for 6 years. He had served as Chairperson of application, personnel and was Vice Chair of the board. Adjudicated over 2500 cases est., both residential and commercial.  During this time, he maintained his business as an independent Fee Appraiser, and earned his Executive Masters in Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Arizona. James now oversees an appraisal panel with over 6500 Appraisers Nationwide, and over 6000 Staff Appraisal Reviewers.

While serving on the Appraisal Board, took Level I and II Investigator training, and is a member of the Mortgage Fraud Task Force overseen by the FBI. James is also an associate member of the Certified Fraud Examiners Association. Volunteers as an Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America.

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LinkedIn: James Heaslet MBA

 

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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!

Jan 6, 2022

If you’re a buyer agent bringing an offer to a listing agent, this episode can be very helpful as Leigh talks about some of the questions you should be asking in a multiple offer situation. Keep tuning in to learn more!

Key takeaways to listen for

  • Why you should know what matters to the listing agent’s seller?
  • 2 deposits in North Carolina
  • Is it important for a buyer agent to offer assistance to a listing agent?

 

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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Jan 4, 2022

Is it possible to find success in overseas investing? Find out as our guests Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart join us to share what it's like to invest in other countries and the pros and cons of investing internationally. Dive into this episode to hear some crazy stuff in real estate that nobody talks about.

Key takeaways to listen for

  • What drives people to dive into the real estate investing space
  • Ways to overcome limiting beliefs of investing in multifamily
  • Biggest challenges of investing internationally
  • Importance of getting the right property managers and performing digital due diligence

Resources mentioned in this episode

 

About Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart

Suzy Sevier and Michael Barnhart are the Founders of Adventurous Real Estate Investors. Their adventure began at a TEDx event — the theme was Reset — and it changed their lives. They took the event to heart and used that theme — Reset — as a launching point to regain control of their lives, secure financial freedom, give back to the community, and discover their “why.”

They want to share this journey with others by offering investment opportunities, and to give back by mentoring others along the way to help them reset and achieve their freedom.

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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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