Featured Blog Posts

It's Time We Raise the Bar

February 2, 2024

Professionalism in real estate is something I'm very passionate about. As an industry leader, I've seen firsthand how appearances and behaviors impact both clients and an agent's career.

My Formula for Real Estate Success in 2024

December 11, 2023

Reflecting on Senator Lauch Faircloth's wisdom, I INVITE you to embrace his guiding principles in your everyday life. You'll be amazed at the positive impact they can have!

Navigating the NAR Lawsuit Fallout: What You Need to Know

November 1, 2023

While the NAR lawsuit judgment has stirred the real estate world, the industry is far from grinding to a halt. Real estate transactions will continue, and the role of REALTORS® in providing valuable guidance remains unchanged. Consumers should actively engage with their agents, and real estate professionals should focus on the value they bring to the table. The lawsuit is just one chapter in a continuously evolving industry, and both consumers and professionals need to stay engaged and informed.

Convention Packing Tips & Travel Essentials with Leigh Brown!

October 31, 2023

It's that time of year again, and I'm here to help you make the most of your trip to Anaheim for NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience. Don't worry if you're not attending – these tips are great for any big trip! Let's banish the overwhelm and get you ready to conquer your packing list.

What Does Winning Look Like To You?

October 23, 2023

The May 2023 edition of "Insight: The Voice of Real Estate in North Carolina" magazine from NC REALTORS® is out now! This edition is packed with articles to help you personally and professionally, including tips on self-care and delegating tasks with virtual assistants. Don't miss out on this must-read edition!

Low and Slow Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

October 19, 2023

Forget high-heat shortcuts. Boil and bake low and slow for pumpkin seeds with a crispy texture and intense flavor in every bite.

Lubbock Love Oat Bars Recipe

October 6, 2023

A 4-ingredient oat bar recipe that's easy to make and ship to your college student to help you win "Mom of the Year."

Red Eye Gravy: A Southern Classic

September 22, 2023

This simple yet deeply flavored gravy made from coffee, country ham drippings and a touch of sugar is a quintessential Southern side dish.

Realtor Safety Month - Must Listen to Podcast Episodes

September 21, 2023

Phil Chalmers, an upcoming Summer 2022 guest on my wildly fabulous Crazy Sh*t in Real Estate Podcast shares his 12 steps to be Proactive & Prepared: Real Estate Safety Plan.

Leigh Brown’s View From the Front Lines of Real Estate | Top of Mind Podcast

September 18, 2023

In this episode of the Top of Mind podcast, Mike Simonsen sits down with storied real estate trainer and broker Leigh Brown to talk about the state of today’s real estate industry.