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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.

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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate with Leigh Brown Leigh Brown

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    • 5.0 • 197 Ratings

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

    How to Be Successful with the People You Already Know! with Monty Felts

    How to Be Successful with the People You Already Know! with Monty Felts

    Join Monty Felts as he shares the thrilling journey from his secure corporate life to becoming a trailblazer in the mortgage industry. Dial in as he discusses the crucial role of coaching in his business evolution, his unique approach to mortgage lending, and how he cultivates impactful relationships with REALTORS® and how you can do the same! Plus, don't miss his unbelievable story involving an AI spam blocker that adds a dash of unexpected comedy to the world of real estate.
     
     
    Key takeaways to listen for
    How Monty's switch from a corporate job to entrepreneurship reshaped his professional and personal life Unique loan options that cater to investors, veterans, and entrepreneurs The importance of creating strong partnerships between REALTORS® and lenders Ways professional coaching can transform your business operations and personal development  
     
    Resources mentioned in this episode
    364 - VA Home Loan with Executive Director, Mr. John Bell III What You Need To Know About VA Home Loans RIGHT NOW with John Bell III The Ritz-Carlton Approach to Customer Service Robokiller The Power of Who by Bob Beaudine Killing Sacred Cows by Garrett B. Gunderson and Stephen Palmer  
     
    About Monty Felts
    Monty is a Branch Manager at The Hallasan Group and has over 12 years of international experience managing multi-billion-dollar projects across three continents. As one of the top 1% loan officers in the nation, Monty is passionate about teaching REALTORS® and Loan Officers to elevate their businesses. He has developed a VIP program that empowers industry professionals to generate warm referrals and boost success through personalized coaching and mentorship. Monty connects REALTORS® and Loan Officers with influential individuals in his network, fostering valuable partnerships and opportunities for growth.
     
     
    Connect with Monty 
    Website: CrossCountry Mortgage LinkedIn: Monty Felts Facebook: The Hallasan Group - CrossCountry Mortgage Instagram: @monty.felts YouTube: HOW TO MORTGAGE Phone Number: (512) 712 - 3366 Email: monty.felts@ccm.com  
     
    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.
     
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    • 32 min
    How To Craft Winning Real Estate Deals with Cayla Craft

    How To Craft Winning Real Estate Deals with Cayla Craft

    Grab your headphones and dive into this chat with Cayla Craft, a former ER nurse turned real estate mogul. She doesn’t just share her successes, she gets real about the fires (literally) and challenges she’s faced along the way. Plus, she drops some golden nuggets on networking, handling the unexpected, and why sometimes you’ve just got to roll with the punches when you’re investing. So, tune in!
     
     
    Key takeaways to listen for
    Reasons starting small in real estate could be your smartest investment strategy Why your network might just be your greatest asset and how to build one that counts Strategies for investing in out-of-state real estate assets successfully Best creative financing options when you’re in a tight spot The importance of commitment and integrity in the investment world  
     
    Resources mentioned in this episode
    Download the Meetup App on Apple & Google Play Find groups and communities to connect with | Facebook Confessions of A Crappy Christian with The Girl Named Blake | Apple Podcasts and Spotify It's Rising Time! by Kim Kiyosaki | Paperback  
    Do you want to unlock a new paradigm for dreaming, envisioning, and activating the life story they want to live? Visit https://tinyurl.com/caylacraftbooks to get Cayla’s new book, What Do You Really Want?: 7 Questions That Can Unlock the Answers to a Life Full of Abundance, Meaning, and Connection.
     
     
    About Cayla Craft
    Cayla is the founder of Crafted Entrepreneur, a platform designed to help individuals achieve financial flexibility and build multi-generational wealth through real estate assets. Starting her career as an ER nurse, Cayla transitioned to making millions in multi-level marketing but initially struggled with financial management due to a lack of mentors. Recognizing her unhealthy money habits, she educated herself on entrepreneurship and investment.
     
    Now, as a business consultant and mentor, Cayla empowers clients to take control of their earning power, build lucrative businesses, and live abundant lives. She inspires entrepreneurs to become asset-building experts, guiding them to think, act, and live like successful investors.
     
     
    Connect with Cayla
    Website: Cayla Craft Podcast: CRAFTED Entrepreneur | Apple Podcasts and Spotify LinkedIn: Cayla Craft Instagram: @cayla.craft Facebook: Cayla Craft YouTube: Cayla Craft
     
     
    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.
     
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    • 34 min
    How Life Transitions Fuel Real Estate Success with Tanya Bugbee

    How Life Transitions Fuel Real Estate Success with Tanya Bugbee

    Dive into a compelling exploration of how embracing life's transitions and leveraging unique personal experiences can drive success in the real estate industry. We chat with Tanya Bugbee, whose journey from boat flipping to running a flight school showcases her ability to adapt and excel. Learn how her diverse experiences contribute to her innovative approach in real estate, offering valuable lessons on resilience and strategic adaptation for anyone looking to thrive in their career.
     
     
    Key takeaways to listen for
    How can personal milestones influence and enhance your professional growth? Effective techniques to zero in on essential business tasks Strategies for building authentic, lasting relationships with clients Ways to maintain your competitive edge and relevance in the real estate market  
     
    Resources mentioned in this episode
    Realtor.com LinkedIn Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews  
     
    About Tanya Bugbee
    Tanya is a highly experienced Real Estate Professional with a passion for empowering business owners and real estate agents. She has been a licensed real estate agent in Florida, California, and Texas, achieving top producer status in all three states. Tanya's extensive career also includes over seven years as a real estate coach for a leading coaching company, after which she founded her own firm. She now proudly coaches Brokers, Team Leaders, Lenders, and other influential business figures, guiding them toward achieving their annual goals.
     
    Before entering the real estate industry, Tanya had a diverse career that included roles as a corporate trainer for Jenny Craig, founding a flight school, living on a sailboat for eight years, and owning a restaurant. Tanya, who also raised two daughters as a single mom, brings a wealth of real-world experience and understanding to her coaching business.
     
     
    Connect with Tanya
    Website: Tanya Bugbee Coaching  Facebook: Tanya Bugbee Instagram: @coachtanyabugbee LinkedIn: Tanya Bugbee Coaching & Consulting YouTube: Coach Bugbee Phone Number: 858-947-8811 Email: tanyabugbeecoach@gmail.com  
     
    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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    • 33 min
    Raw Lessons on Thriving in Life and Real Estate with John Marrone

    Raw Lessons on Thriving in Life and Real Estate with John Marrone

    Do you want to learn how to master your emotions to take your growth into overdrive? Then tune in to this episode with John Marrone as he shares his incredible journey from the bottom of addiction to the peak of his real estate career. If you are looking for real change with practical advice to help you grow in your career and personal life, you won’t want to miss this!
     
     
    Key takeaways to listen for
    How extreme life challenges can become opportunities for massive personal growth Practical strategies for controlling anger and fostering healthier relationships How delayed gratification and hard work pave the way for lasting achievements The importance of clear boundaries for maintaining work-life balance and mental health
     
     
    About John Marrone
    John comes from a background of building businesses and people. He has helped companies 10x their business through sales strategies and helped build the best daily habits into the lives of business owners and employees. He has also run many sales teams, some of which failed to extreme profitability. He has also helped businesses exponentially grow their yearly revenue. He has done this for many different industries.
     
    He lives in Dallas ( originally from New Jersey), where he spends time with his wife, daughter, dog, and cat. He loves to watch sporting events, go to concerts, enjoy festivals, and, most of all, create long-lasting magical moments and the deepest experiences life has to offer with his family.
     
     
    Connect with John
    Website: Real Estate Mastery Podcast: The REal and Raw Show with John Marrone Instagram: @realjohnmarrone Facebook: Jonathan Marrone YouTube:  John Marrone LinkedIn: John Marrone  
     
    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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    🔗 https://answers.realestate/

    • 19 min
    Market Madness and Marriage Mediation: John Copulos on the Wild World of Real Estate Appraisal

    Market Madness and Marriage Mediation: John Copulos on the Wild World of Real Estate Appraisal

    John Copulos brings us the craziness of the appraisal industry as he drops some gems about his decades in the biz. He’ll also share a particularly memorable day mediating between squabbling spouses during a divorce appraisal. So tune in as we explore the serious and strange sides of real estate, showing how appraisers juggle everything from market trends to human drama!
     
     
    Key takeaways to listen for
    How appraising has evolved from the pre-digital age to today’s tech-driven processes Major shifts and disruptions John has navigated throughout his career Strategies for real estate professionals to improve their interactions and collaborations with appraisers. Why continuous education is crucial in the appraisal profession and its impact on real estate practices. Emerging trends in the appraisal industry and tips for staying ahead in a changing landscape  
     
    Resources mentioned in this episode
    MLS.com HVCC GUIDELINES The Official “Home Valuation Code of Conduct.  
     
    About John Copulos
    John is a veteran real estate appraiser with nearly four decades of experience. Starting his career straight out of college, John has witnessed and adapted to the dynamic changes in the real estate appraisal industry. He is passionate about educating agents on the importance of accurate appraisals and has founded the "Ask the Appraiser" group to facilitate this exchange of knowledge.
     
     
    Connect with John
    LinkedIn: John Copulos Facebook: Ask The Appraiser YouTube: John Copulos - Ask The Appraiser Email: john@asktheappraiser.com Phone Number: (914) 393-1511  
     
    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.
     
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    • 32 min
    Unveiling Miami's Real Estate Secrets: Cost Management, Regulations, and the Sewer Crisis with Matias Daroch

    Unveiling Miami's Real Estate Secrets: Cost Management, Regulations, and the Sewer Crisis with Matias Daroch

    Join us for an in-depth journey into Miami's bustling real estate development scene with expert developer Matias Daroch. He'll unpack insider strategies and essential guidelines critical for navigating the city's intricate regulatory landscape. Plus, don't miss Matias as he shares a riveting account of the sewer crisis in Miami and its dramatic impact on one of his key projects. Tune in to uncover the secrets to success in Miami's real estate market!
     
     
    Key takeaways to listen for
    Importance of leveraging your background to innovate and excel in a new career How to deal with local historical and environmental regulations in property development The role of local knowledge and relationships in successful real estate development Current trends in the Miami real estate market How do architectural insights influence real estate investment decisions?  
     
    About Matias Daroch
    Matias, the founder of MIK Architecture, brings a unique perspective to his work, having once been in his clients' shoes. As a Chilean architect who relocated to Miami to manage his family's real estate investments, he quickly realized the advantages of becoming a registered architect himself.
     
    Motivated by this insight, Matias earned his architectural registration and established MIK Architecture in January 2020. Today, he not only advances his family’s ventures but also supports emerging real estate developers and investors, tailoring his services to meet each client’s individual needs.
     
     
    Connect with Matias
    Website: MIK Architecture Instagram: (@mik.architecture) Facebook: MIK Architecture  Linkedin: MIK Architecture  Google Business: MIK Architecture  YouTube: MIK Architecture  Pinterest: MIK Architecture  Houzz: MIK ARCHITECTURE  Archinect: MIK Architecture  Behance: MIK Architecture  TikTok: (@mikarchitecture)  
     
    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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    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
197 Ratings

197 Ratings

Tanyashoutsout ,

A REAL good podcast!!!!

As a business coach I recommend Leigh’s podcast to my Real Estate Professional. She has accurate, timely, and no nonsense topics and advice. She is the real deal and also, a bonus in my book, a lot of fun. The real estate market is ever changing and it is crucial for us to breathe, take a knee, and then act and readjust. Leigh Brown helps us do just that!

Ya ya Jax ,

Always useful timely info

Leigh Brown certainly delivers in this pod. You just never know what you might learn when you TUNE in. Sometimes you get a good laugh and sometimes you get motivated to make changes in your real estate career. Leigh is very much in tune with her peers and the challenges they face daily.

Anna Manocan ,

you won't want to miss this show

Leigh's podcast is an engaging journey into the wild and unpredictable side of real estate, featuring her charismatic delivery and a rollercoaster of bizarre real estate tales. With top-notch production and a perfect blend of entertainment and education, it earns a solid 5 out of 5 stars in my book!

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