Leigh Brown: Crazy Shit In Real Estate Podcast

Podcast: Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate TM

Crazy Shit In Real Estate

Summary:

Public Service Announcement: Please keep your junk in your pants or in your trunk. Seem obvious? Not to Katie Townsend’s client! Katie’s a long-time REALTOR® in Parsons, Tennessee who learned a valuable lesson about safety early in her career. Tune in to hear what she saw, what she learned, and why she’s a better professional because of it. 


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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:45 – Introducing Katie, a REALTOR® of 15 years in Parsons, Tennessee who owns her own firm
  • 01:45 – She will be president of her association next year
  • 04:20 – On buying and selling real estate
  • 04:40 – It’s a very professional business; the consumer is getting wiser and people in the industry who are professional thrive 
  • 05:20 – People don’t know what goes on at the back-end
  • 07:30 – Katies CSIRE story
  • 07:45 – It has to do with safety; a gentleman was paying cash and wanted to see remote properties
  • 08:08 – On the drive, he pulled out his “junk”; she didn’t have cell service and she made an excuse to leave him ASAP
  • 11:00 – What Katie has learned
  • 11:15 – She could’ve been in a dangerous situation; now she leaves a list at her office and lets people know where she’s going to be
  • 12:00 – She also keeps two guns with her at all times; her husband gave her a gun for Valentine’s Day, too
  • 12:56 – Ask better questions before you spend alone time with clients; it makes you a better professional 
  • 14:48 – Be responsible for yourself 
  • 15:05 – How to contact Katie: her website 


3 Key Points

  1. Buying and selling real estate is an adult job. 
  2. Be safe – crazy things can happen!
  3. Ask better questions to elevate yourself as a professional.

Credits

Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate #167: Katie Townsend

Aired on:
September 26, 2019

Public Service Announcement: Please keep your junk in your pants or in your trunk. Seem obvious? Not to Katie Townsend’s client! Katie’s a long-time REALTOR® in Parsons, Tennessee...

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