Introduction - Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate with Leigh Brown - Episode #1

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Summary

In Episode #1, Leigh welcomes a bright, bushy-eyed world to the very first episode of her brand new podcast, Crazy Shit 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. Listen as Leigh talks about her vision for the podcast, and tells her very first crazy-shit story.

Show Notes

  • 00:20 – Introduction of the very FIRST episode of Crazy Shit in Real Estate with Leigh Brown! Eric Paskin
  • 00:30 – Leigh shares her background in real estate
    • 00:36 – Huge presence in the Charlotte, NC area
    • 00:42 – Has been in real estate since 2000
  • 01:00 – There isn’t a single thing they teach you in pre-licensing that prepares you for what real estate really looks like
  • 01:12 – HGTV is television-crack, but it’s not REAL real estate
  • 01:34 – This podcast will highlight the REALITY of being a professional realtor
  • 02:32 – In 16 years, Leigh has seen it all—even a red velvet, master bedroom upholstered ceiling
  • 03:40 – Leigh shares one of her wildest stories
    • 03:49 – The house was priced WELL below market—six-figures below market
    • 04:09 – There’s a good reason realtors tell their clients to “stay away” when they’re in the process of selling their house
    • 04:21 – Anytime the owner is present, it unnecessarily complicates the sale
    • 06:15 – Turned out, the owner set fire to their own home because of the “demons” in her house
    • 07:43 – “Do you want to buy it?” You have to ask no matter how weird the situation is
  • 08:28 – One house had a chalk outline of a body in the street right outside
  • 09:21 – In another house, the owner was still inside, passed-out stark naked while Leigh was showing the home
  • 11:04 – At its heart, real estate is an intimate financial instrument that means a LOT to people
  • 11:43 – Every day in real estate is an adventure
  • 11:58 – This podcast will showcase how amazing realtors are
  • 12:20 – Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and

Credits

90 episodes available. A new episode about every 4 days averaging 17 mins duration .