Leigh Brown: Crazy Shit In Real Estate Podcast

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Crazy Shit In Real Estate


Listeners get a heartfelt invitation into the love story of Sid and Rhonda Pugh. This lovely, real estate couple share how they found each other in a GRI course and discuss why persistence is KEY when it comes to pursuing that “YES” that can change the entire course of your life. Tune-in to find out why anything is possible in real estate.

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 00:39 – Today’s episode is not just about real estate, but relationships
  • 00:45 – Leigh welcomes Sid and Rhonda
  • 01:08 – Sid and Rhonda are in Huntsville and they work in North Alabama and lower Tennessee areas
  • 01:37 – Sid started real estate in Colorado Springs back in 1979, before he moved to Huntsville
  • 02:07 – Rhonda got her real estate license in 1975
  • 02:51 – Sid moved to Alabama in 1981 because the real estate market in Colorado Springs was going downhill
  • 03:09 – Sid was recently divorced then and he went to a week-long GRI class, where he met Rhonda
  • 03:56 – They went to lunch and Rhonda asked him a hundred questions while Sid asked only one (if they could go out) which she declined
  • 04:16 – Being a realtor, Sid knew that “sales” are made after the 5th or 6th “NO”
  • 04:22 – After 3 months of Sid’s persistence, Rhonda finally said “yes”
  • 06:51 – They’re celebrating their 34th wedding anniversary this November
  • 07:01 – Their real estate businesses stayed separate for a while
  • 07:11 – Rhonda was working with her mom when her dad passed away
  • 07:59 – Training today in real estate is so good compared to what realtors had back then
  • 09:03 – Sid and Rhonda are living proof of the training you can receive from GRI courses
  • 09:34 – Rhonda didn’t really have any desire to date back then as she already had 2 sons and had been by herself for 5 years
  • 09:56 – Sid kept asking her why she kept resisting – Rhonda really didn’t want to get involved
  • 10:30 – Sid proposed
  • 11:23 – “It was a long 2-day discussion”
  • 11:37 – Rhonda’s friends helped them talk and think it over
  • 11:57 – They both knew they were right for each other, but they were both scared to get hurt as well
  • 12:10 – Within the first 3 weeks of marriage, they were already talking about annulment—they sat down, talked, and realized both of them were feeling vulnerable
  • 13:17 – The key to Sid and Rhonda’s relationship is keeping Christ the center of it
  • 14:41 – Sid and Rhonda work together every day
  • 14:51 – They had 2 girls after they got married; now they have 8 grandchildren
  • 15:24 – RE/MAX ALLIANCE is Sid and Rhonda’s company
  • 15:29 – Call their team at 256-533-7653 or call RE/MAX ALLIANCE 256-799-2999
  • 15:51 – They have 3 divisions within their team – residential resale, new home, and property management
  • 16:37 – Call Sid directly at 256-337-7653 or email him at sid@pughgroup.com
  • 17:36 – Tweet Leigh Brown for your very own crazy story in real estate

3 Key Points

  1. Real estate can open up a whole host of opportunities you’ve never thought of—professional and personal.
  2. Persistence is KEY when it comes to making that “sale”.
  3. Keep your values at the center of your relationship to sustain all things.


Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate Episode 85: Sid and Rhonda Pugh

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September 8, 2017

Listeners get a heartfelt invitation into the love story of Sid and Rhonda Pugh. This lovely, real estate couple share how they found each other in a GRI course and discuss why...

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