Leigh Brown: Crazy Shit In Real Estate Podcast

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Crazy Shit In Real Estate


Natural calamities happen when we least expect them to and for Lumberton, North Carolina, it happened in October of 2016. David was one of those who responded to the call to help those who were affected by the hurricane. Until now, they are still in need of help. In this episode, Leigh welcomes David Zeits who has been in real estate for almost 15 years. He is an agent for Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty in Lumberton, North Carolina.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:21 – Introduction for today’s episode
  • 00:38 – Leigh introduces David
  • 01:13 – David is from Lumberton, Southeast of North Carolina
  • 01:33 – Lumberton is still recovering from the hurricane
  • 01:49 – David has been a real estate broker for almost 15 years
  • 02:29 – David shares his story which happened when he was just starting in real estate
  • 02:37 – David had a call from a lady in Radcliff, Kentucky
  • 02:51 – The lady was calling in regards to her inherited property; she suspected someone was squatting in the house
  • 03:18 – David visited the property and when he knocked, someone answered him
  • 03:36 – David was greeted by a man
  • 04:00 – David asked the man how he was able to live in the house
  • 04:13 – David told the man that he needed to go because he needed to sell the house
  • 04:30 – David said this was the craziest thing he’s seen and he’s been chased by a turkey, at a different listing
  • 06:06 – David has been chased by all sorts of animals
  • 06:18 – The buyer was not with David when he visited the house
  • 06:59 – This is one of the reasons why consumers should use realtors
  • 07:47 – “I sell service”
  • 08:22 – Leigh asks David about how he copes with those who have dealt with the hurricane
  • 08:52 – David didn’t have any idea of the hurricane’s magnitude
  • 09:11 – David thought that it was just a storm that would pass the next day
  • 09:21 – The reports were coming in about the river reaching an all-time high
  • 09:37 – The levee didn’t break the water
  • 10:05 – One of David’s friends had a river flowing through his house
  • 10:23 – One of David’s rental properties was flooded
  • 10:50 – To realtors, we are our own business
  • 11:31 – David has properties in other areas
  • 11:52 – David thinks they’ve taken water for granted
  • 12:30 – Wendy Harris is a big help for Lumberton
  • 13:05 – Realtors need to look for opportunities to help each other
  • 13:16 – To consumers, when you hire one realtor, the whole association is backing you
  • 14:25 – The realtor’s commitment to the community
  • 14:48 – Leigh shares why she’s proud to be a realtor
  • 15:48 – Realtors can participate in a realtor relief fund which is an outreach program that protects realtors and communities
  • 16:26 – David is available at 401 E. 11th St., Lumberton, North Carolina 28358, through his phone at 910-536-4663, website and email
  • 17:59 – Tweet Leigh Brown for your very own crazy story in real estate

3 Key Points

  1. Realtors should always support their local community.
  2. When a consumer hires you, you are providing them a SERVICE.
  3. There’s a symbiotic relationship between the community and real estate associations.


Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate Episode 56: David Zeits

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April 11, 2017

Natural calamities happen when we least expect them to and for Lumberton, North Carolina, it happened in October of 2016. David was one of those who responded to the call to help those who...

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