100 episodes

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.

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

    • Management
    • 5.0, 69 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.

    201 - Trashed Homes and Shady Infrastructure Regulation - Jeff Schechter

    201 - Trashed Homes and Shady Infrastructure Regulation - Jeff Schechter

    Jeff Schechter, the CEO of High Return Real Estate, has created a solution for investors who want to add more real estate to their portfolio without adding more headaches. Because he lives and works in Indianapolis, his clients rest easy knowing he and his team are just a hop and a skip from their properties. Hear Jeff’s crazy experience with trashed homes and shady infrastructure regulation - and learn how to make sure you’re up-to-date on the local politics that could impact your bottom line.

    • 24 min
    200 - Blockbuster Strategy in a Netflix Reality - Tristen Sutton

    200 - Blockbuster Strategy in a Netflix Reality - Tristen Sutton

    Tristen Sutton, a Facebook ads expert, knows the ins-and-outs of how to attract and convert your ideal clients. He knows exactly what’s working right now and shares some of the biggest mistakes REALTORS® make when it comes to social media marketing. Listen in to hear Tristen’s tip for connecting with people online during a time filled with negativity and fear - and learn how to make your next virtual open house a smashing success.

    • 17 min
    199 - Things Got Dog-Sh*t Messy... Literally - Rock Thomas

    199 - Things Got Dog-Sh*t Messy... Literally - Rock Thomas

    Rock Thomas, a farm boy turned investor, entrepreneur, and self-made millionaire sure has, and he’s here to share why nobody cares more about your money than you do. In the past, he has let his emotions and ego run the show, and when they did, things got dog-shit messy — literally. Listen in to hear why Rock sees his mistakes as investments in himself - and learn about the massive opportunities he’s creating amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 20 min
    198 - Is Your Money Working Hard, or Hardly Working - Brett Swarts

    198 - Is Your Money Working Hard, or Hardly Working - Brett Swarts

    Brett Swarts, the founder of Capital Gains Tax Solutions, shares the strategies and solutions he uses to free his clients from feeling trapped by capital gains tax. He shares some examples, reveals how it works, explains why it’s totally legal, and changes the way you’ll look at trusts, taxes, and investing forever. Listen in to hear Brett’s advice on what to do during this tough time in the market - and get a glimpse into what can be done to build and preserve your wealth for years to come.

    • 26 min
    197 - Who Got the Last Laugh? - Jamil Damji

    197 - Who Got the Last Laugh? - Jamil Damji

    Who got the last laugh in this story? Jamil Damji, a real estate wholesaler and coach, shares how he was hit by the market downturn, turned to comedy for a few years, then came back alive, kickin’ and ready to crush the real estate game. He shares his journey, information about his company KeyGlee, and how he pivoted from media to real estate. Listen in to hear about Jamil’s business partners - and hear what he learned about himself when working with people much younger than him.
    Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting leighbrown.com. If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.
    Time Stamped Show Notes:
    01:00 – Introducing Jamil, the president and co-founder of KeyGlee and a real estate wholesaler
    03:00 - In 2002 he owned a media company; they would call business owners and ask if they wanted to buy a website
    03:50 - He lost $100 with every sale; he overheard his business partner talk about buying old houses in the inner city and making a profit off them
    04:50 - He wanted to get involved; he walked by a “For Rent By Owner” house the next morning 
    05:30 - He asked how much they’d sell it for and the woman said $350,000; he went back to his business partner’s dad and he said he’d buy it for $400,000
    06:05 - He didn’t know how to quarterback the transaction; he called an attorney who helped
    07:30 - He was hooked on the business model; he started a business finding building lots for builders and buildings 
    08:25 - His job connects the dots for people so they don’t have to
    09:00 - The crash of 2008
    09:15 - He invested all his money in developments - and got his family in on it, too; he bankrupted himself and his whole family
    09:30 - The whole family moved into a two-bedroom apartment; they had to start over and he went to LA to become a comedian
    10:15 - After the crash, he went back into real estate by starting at the bottom; he worked in comedy and made money from sketches
    12:00 – How KeyGlee came about
    12:15 - He moved to Phoenix in 2012 and started getting deals; he needed buyers and his business partners were smarter than him
    13:30 - He partnered with two young guys who have helped him tremendously
    14:20 – What’s next for KeyGlee; franchising is coming soon
    15:10 - How to contact Jamil: On Instagram  3 Key Points
    Be honest when doing assignment contracts.  Don’t underestimate the whipper-snappers! Live in a world of abundance!

    • 18 min
    196 - “You Can’t Un-See What You’ve Seen…” - Shadd Boucher

    196 - “You Can’t Un-See What You’ve Seen…” - Shadd Boucher

    “You can’t unsee what you’ve seen…” Well, ain’t that the truth! Shadd Boucher, a REALTOR® and coach, shares the things he’s seen in real estate that have changed the way he views the world forever. He shares the unconventional ways his clients have selected their home and what he has learned through their processes. Listen in to learn how some people detect evil spirits and keep them away - and learn a few tricks for protecting your home, too! 
    Please subscribe to this podcast in iTunes or in the Podcasts App on your phone, and never miss a beat from Leigh by visiting leighbrown.com. If you’re tired of doing real estate alone, enroll in  Leigh Brown University and be sure to use your special “CSIRE” discount code at checkout for $10 off your subscription.
    Time Stamped Show Notes
    01:45 – Introducing Shadd, a REALTOR in Lutz, FL who has been in the business for 20 years; he was U.S. Manager of the Year for RE/MAX in 2018
    02:15 - He’s also a coach; he loves it and enjoys watching others succeed
    02:50 - The history of Shadd’s name
    04:00 – How he started in real estate
    04:20 - He was in retail and a man came in and said he needed to be in real estate; he ended up working for the man, modernizing his office,  and marrying his daughter
    05:00 - He went into management, got into luxury real estate, worked a corporate job for a while, and eventually teamed up with a great broker/owner
    07:30 - The corporate job was with Gryphon doing “Do Not Call Compliance”
    09:40 – Shadd’s CSIRE story
    10:00 - It has to do with superstitions of different cultures
    11:00 - He had a client who was a “dowser” and could pinpoint where underground water and lines were located
    11:50 - The water follows energy channels in the earth and this man had dowsing rods; he bought his house according to the reading of the rods
    13:15 - He helped other people buy homes with water sources
    14:20 - Another CSIRE story
    14:26 - He helped a young couple get a house but their grandma had to pick it; she wanted a glass of water in the master bedroom to see if there were evil spirits
    16:10 - People are serious about the demon-removing thing; listen to people, understand, and try to educate yourself
    18:30 - On what he learned
    18:45 - Somehow some people can sense death in the house
    19:35 - Sometimes older agents can get hung up on thinking they know everything
    20:13 - You can’t unsee what you’ve seen; he now has a glass of water by his bed
    21:45 - How to contact Shadd: Go to Re/Max Capital Realty or find him on Facebook or Twitter 3 Key Points
    Be understanding and don’t be rude! Educate yourself about other people’s cultures.  You can’t unsee what you’ve seen! 

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Leigh, host of the Crazy Sh*t in Real Estate podcast, highlight all aspects of real estate, investing and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Blah187.5 ,

Great Podcast

Awesome guests and Amazing Host! Really informative

Owchy ,

Fun and interesting

Leigh and her guests share some pretty funny adventures in real estate!

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