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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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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

    347 - More Self-Storage Pointers and Ideas for Beginners with Scott Krone

    347 - More Self-Storage Pointers and Ideas for Beginners with Scott Krone

    We’ve got more helpful insights about the self-storage business for you in today’s episode with Scott Krone, plus some crazy stuff about his friend who owns a self-storage facility. Learn all this and more when you press that play button!
    Key takeaways to listen for
    Cap rate and compression: Their impact on asset values and returns Self-storage investment vs. multifamily housing Market areas and big demand in RV and boat storage More self-storage investing tips for beginners How technology and the global pandemic affected the self-storage industry  
    Resources mentioned in this episode
    Send an email to info@codamg.com and mention this podcast to get a FREE self-storage deal analyzer and feasibility study designed for your self-storage needs.
     
    About Scott Krone
    Scott is a Chicago native whose career in architecture began in 1991 by pursuing his Masters of Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology. While obtaining his degree, he also worked as a Project Manager for Optima, Inc. During his time at Optima, Krone’s responsibilities included notable projects such as the 400-unit Cormandel in Deerfield, IL, the 40-unit HedgeRow in Winnetka, IL, and the 51-unit Optima Center Wilmette in Wilmette, IL.
    In 2012, Krone founded Coda Management Group – a firm that specializes in managing real estate assets. Since its inception, Coda manages a wide range of real estate including single and multi-family homes, retail, commercial warehouse, self-storage, and multi-use flex athletic spaces. Currently, the platform of investments is in excess of $55 million.
    Connect with Scott
    Facebook: CODA Management Group Email: info@codamg.com  
    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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    • 16 min
    346 - Passive Income Streams Through Short-Term Rentals and Land Flipping with Joey Mure

    346 - Passive Income Streams Through Short-Term Rentals and Land Flipping with Joey Mure

    We’re so grateful to have Joey Mure on the show to give us the best investment strategies in real estate for passive income and a path to financial freedom. He also got a crazy story about a confrontation he had with a guy who owns a short-term rental business. Hear all these by tuning in!
    Key takeaways to listen for
    Motivations in passive income properties The purpose of developing an investor DNA profile Regulatory situations and ongoing risks on short-term rentals Land flipping: What it is, how it works, and what makes it a great investment strategy Resources mentioned in this episode
    PeopleKeys Facebook Marketplace Landmodo Free Courses and App: www.wealthwithoutwallstreet.com/community  
    About Joey Mure
    Joey Mure is a Wealth Without Wall Street founder and partner. Despite aspiring to be an orthopedic surgeon since the age of 10, Joey worked in the mortgage industry for 11 years before transitioning to finance in 2014. Joey looks up to his personal mentor, Nelson Nash, who is also a man of integrity and impact. Joey's skills in relationship building, asking probing questions and influencing and empowering people with the Wealth Without Wall Street message make him beneficial to the company's mission.
    He is a relational, influential, and true leader. His coworkers describe him as thoughtful, funny, and a family man. Many people are unaware that Joey once ate a 72-ounce steak dinner. If he could be anywhere but at work, he would be at the beach with his family. And they worship the Lord every Sunday morning. Joey's long-term goal is to impact the world for Christ, while his short-term goal is to buy a beach house for his family.
    Connect with Joey
    Website: Wealth Without Wall Street LinkedIn: Wealth Without Wall Street Facebook Page: Wealth Without Wall Street Twitter: @withoutwallst Podcast: The Wealth Without Wall Street  
    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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    • 27 min
    345 - Hassle-Free Investing Through Self-Storage with Joe Evangelisti

    345 - Hassle-Free Investing Through Self-Storage with Joe Evangelisti

    Are you looking for new ways to invest and earn a consistent passive income stream? If so, the self-storage business could be ideal for you. Listen in as Joe Evangelisti reveals how to get started in self-storage investing and its edge in real estate, plus the craziest thing about a large oil tank he encountered during his flipping days. Don’t miss out on taking advantage of this unique market!
    Key takeaways to listen for
    What made self-storage a promising asset class in the US  Best advice on how to start investing in self-storage Considerations on finding self-storage deals Other investment opportunities from a self-storage facility in the next few years Why you should stay up to date on land environmental regulations Resources mentioned in this episode
    Storage Wars CubeSmart  
    About Joe Evangelisti
    Joe has over 15 years of experience constructing and selling residential properties in the South Jersey area. He is a second-generation builder and began visiting construction sites with his father, Rob, as a child. Since then, he has wanted to be involved in real estate and build things.
    He has built an eight-figure real estate empire and finalized over $100MM in property transactions. He has channeled his passion and wealth of real estate expertise into creating state-of-the-art Self Storage Facilities across the United States.
    Connect with Joe
    Website: Invest With Legacy,  Mastermind: The Storage Syndicate Facebook: Joe Evangelisti Instagram: @joeevangelistidotcom LinkedIn: Joe Evangelisti  
    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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    • 28 min
    344 - Getting Started in Land Flipping and Investing with Daniel Apke

    344 - Getting Started in Land Flipping and Investing with Daniel Apke

    Daniel Apke joins us to talk about a different angle in real estate with his strategic approach to land investments. Hear more on how you can capitalize and thrive in this niche, plus a fascinating story about a property purchase turned shady transaction that taught a good lesson on assessing deals. If you don't know how to get started in this business, this is an excellent resource so listen in!
    Key takeaways to listen for
    Why train the competition in the land space Purchasing land, developing it, and thriving in this space across the US Factors to ask when selecting the right REALTOR in the land markets Effective resources and websites for land research Resources mentioned in this episode
    Land.com Google Earth OWNx MapRight  
    About Daniel Apke
    Daniel Apke is the co-owner of Land Investing Online. After only six months of land flipping, he quit his day job as a salesman and jumped directly into Land Investing full time. Within this timeframe in the business, he could profit over a whopping $500,000, with his average profit per land flip coming around $20,000! This land-flipping business income has changed his life for good, and he knows it can also change others! 
    Connect with Daniel
    Website: Land Investing Online Email: daniel@landinvestingonline.com  
    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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    • 18 min
    343 - How to be Extra Cautious & Careful in Real Estate with Karl Krauskopf

    343 - How to be Extra Cautious & Careful in Real Estate with Karl Krauskopf

    We’re all about the technical side of real estate syndication today. Karl Krauskopf elaborates on the importance of being hypercritical about wholesale deals, practical ways to detect early warning signs, and the next set of projects that can give you the fastest returns. Listen in as he weaves an excellent cautionary tale that could help save you money on your future ventures.
    Key takeaways to listen for
    How to manage costs of buildings while keeping profitability Advice on next-level development focus projects, velocity wise What is syndication? A big lesson on wholesaling Resources mentioned in this episode
    Episode 325 - The Ins and Outs of Real Estate Wholesaling Business with Zachary Boothe Apple & Spotify  
    About Karl Krauskopf
    Karl is the Managing Partner of Auroras Investment Group. He got his start in real estate, flipping houses. His business has always focused on acquiring and renovating significantly under-market value properties in areas experiencing tremendous market appreciation. 
    As Karl diversified and scaled his business, real estate development was the natural next step, and it is now the primary focus of Auroras Investment Group. Before real estate, Karl obtained his MBA from Palm Beach Atlantic University. He left a position of 10 years (to pursue real estate investment full-time). He was running strategic planning and business development for a business services healthcare company that grosses $100M annually.
    Connect with Karl
    Website: Auroras Investment Group Email: karl@aurorasinvestmentgroup.com  Instagram: @karlkrauskopf  
    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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    Enroll NOW to start scaling YOUR Real Estate business!
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    • 22 min
    342 - Building Your Own Digital Empire in Real Estate with Kelli Meade

    342 - Building Your Own Digital Empire in Real Estate with Kelli Meade

    We are psyched to have Kelli Meade with us on this episode. Join us for another exciting topic about real estate investments, starting up, going digital, and a crazy construction story that involves a self-therapeutic experience. Connect with us now and listen in!
    Key takeaways to listen for
    The value of networking and connecting with the right people Factors to look at when developing properties Techniques on how to run virtual real estate touring What goes around new construction works? Resources mentioned in this episode
    Robert Kiyosaki
     
    About Kelli Meade 
    Kelli is a top-producing real estate development professional who conducts meticulous comparative analyses, shapes profitable investment strategies, & designs effective selling systems.
    She offers a deep understanding of the real estate market with experience spanning investment, new home construction, renovations, sales forecasting, & marketing.
    In 2020, she was a record producer for Valor Communities, raising $24MM in gross sales revenue. Additionally, she was awarded Top Producer by RealtySouth. By 2021, she was named VP of Sales and Marketing for the major Builder in Huntsville, AL.
    Networking is her superpower. She’s focused on building solid & synergetic relationships. A few years ago, she started offering free workshops to teach the community real estate investing. Hundreds of people attended these workshops to learn about financing, fix-n-flip strategies, & real estate fundamentals. Until COVID-19, this platform allowed her to connect with potential partners, collaborate with industry-wide professionals, & mentor emerging real estate investors.
    She is also a dynamic project manager with experience running technical projects for the U.S. Navy and executing enterprise-wide technology solutions, including deploying a software system to over 40 naval base sites. Additionally, she spearheaded, planned, & implemented an unofficial public WiFi network in 7 naval regions worldwide, generating a $750k government-driven revenue stream.
    She strives to be a motivational leader, steering teams toward success by championing excellence, teamwork, & a customer-first mentality. 
    Connect with Kelli
    Email: kelli@nuavenues.com YouTube: Kelli Meade Instagram: kelsallways Free Training: https://www.newhomesales360.com/free-training  
    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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    • 30 min

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