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Leigh Brown | Crazy Shit In Real Estate

2018,
16.44 MINS

Episode 115: Megan and Brady Nelson

May 02, 2018

Summary:

Can you feel the love? Brady could after Megan gave him her business card!  After Megan showed him some homes, he found the one – house I mean – but not before a relationship blossomed between the two. Now they’re happily married and working together; she with the marketing, communications, and negotiation skills and he as the numbers wiz. A perfect match! Tune in to hear how they met, what they learned, and what the future has in store.

 

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 01:00 – Background
  • 01:05 – They are in Palm Coast, Florida, have been in FL and real estate for 5 years; Brady is a financial advisor and realtor
  • 01:35 – Megan started as a kindergarten teacher in NC; she moved to FL mid-school year and a friend suggested real estate
  • 02:30 – Their CSIRE story
  • 02:37 – They live 30 minutes north of Daytona Beach, where all the bikers end up; 3 years ago, she was working at their office, handing out hot dogs, and talking to bikers
  • 03:08 – She grabbed a drink at a nearby restaurant, chatted with a table of people, started to give her cards out, and they said, “Brady’s looking to buy a house!”
  • 03:40 – They started talking, he was with a financial advisor and they were looking for a realtor partner to refer to their clients
  • 04:10 – Brady was looking, but wasn’t in a rush; he was interested in Megan, they had dinner a few times and she met his partners
  • 04:45 – He finally asked her on a date; she consulted with her friends, and decided to do it
  • 05:05 – They had a romantic beach date with wine and a fire; but she didn’t know where he was taking her at first
  • 06:25 – They went looking at houses; they found one that she loved, was good for a family, and had good resale value
  • 08:15 – They are selling it now
  • 08:30 – The agent had told her about the house a week prior, and had posted it on MLS seconds before she called him
  • 09:20 – Their love was budding at the time of home’s purchase
  • 09:35 – Why sellers and buyers should not talk
  • 10:00 – They bought the house from kids selling their parent’s house; they thought the roof had been redone in 1994
  • 10:13 – Brady and the seller exchanged phone numbers
  • 10:30 – She learned that the house had never been redone and was almost 40 years old; Brady already knew and said “it’s fine”
  • 11:30 – They could’ve had serious problems with that, but they got an inspection and it was fine
  • 11:40 – He could’ve gotten himself in trouble talking to the seller; Megan had to take off the girlfriend hat and tell Brady that he couldn’t do that
  • 12:45 – Next steps in Megan and Brady’s life
  • 12:48 – Brady got his license a year ago and they’re looking to grow their team
  • 13:00 – Their goal is to live in the beach town where they met
  • 13:26 – They are qualified to help people in both real estate and finances; he in numbers and she in negotiating and communications

 

3 Key Points

  1. You never know if love might find you through real estate!
  2. Buyers and sellers shouldn’t talk; your realtor needs to be there as a chaperone!
  3. Inspections are important:  The information the seller gives you may be incorrect.

 

Credits

 

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