Real Estate Reality
Robes, Guns, Swords & 86 Showings in 6 Weeks With Hank & Jeana Bertodatto

Robes, Guns, Swords & 86 Showings in 6 Weeks With Hank & Jeana Bertodatto

September 7, 2021

Join Emily and Jess as they sit down with Broker Associate and Real Estate instructor Hank Bertodatto of eXp Realty and Larson Educational Services along with his wife and business partner Jeana Bertodatto.

Hank had no idea what he was getting into! We know he had a lot of fun and let it all out on the table!

Ever walk into a showing faced with an intimating homeowner and a loaded gun? Hank has! Be sure to tune in as he shares this crazy story.

We find out Jeana is the glue that keeps it all together and keeps Hank out of trouble!

It turns out extracurricular activities, high heels, and wooden floors don't mix.

Ever been locked in a garage in the summer? Hank has...

Hank has a message for appraisers... Listen in to hear it.

They discuss ethical violations, share stories, and also working with bad agents, etc.

This episode is super fun and entertaining!

Don't miss it!

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Hank Bertodatto/Jeana Bertodatto 

Hosts:

Jess Morris & Emily Konopasek

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Yes, They’re Strippers But They Work Here Too With Brett Sikora

Yes, They’re Strippers But They Work Here Too With Brett Sikora

August 23, 2021

Join Jess and Emily as we dial in on Brett Sikora from NJ with the largest EXP. Team in all of New Jersey with over $200 Million in sales. 

We discuss everything from wigs, squatters, recruiting strippers, Gotham Brokerage, and Batman. 

Ever eat at a strip club? Brett has.

Jess Morris's ankles are burning guess why?

Ever pull the real estate agent card like a badge? We've all done it.

Can't disarm the alarm? We've got some police stories for you! Be sure to listen in!

Stalkers from a real estate transaction? Why not... Brett goes into detail.

Bee sting in the butt as an Agent while showing? Interesting story.

Brett goes NJ after being T-Boned with a client in the car.

Emily breaks into her own home and the neighbor has a surprise for her!

Don't miss this episode!

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Hosts:

Jess Morris & Emily Konopasek

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350lbs, “Only Fans” & Batteries Not Included With Bart Lewis

350lbs, “Only Fans” & Batteries Not Included With Bart Lewis

August 7, 2021

Closing in the same room!? How about a seller taking the batteries out of the garage remotes in front of the buyer while staring them in their eyes at signing?  Bart Lewis of Atlanta Georga has.

Bart started at 21yrs old after quitting college and has been in the real estate business for over 6yrs and does over $5mil a year in real estate transactions. Bart owns a portfolio of rental properties and even section 8.

Emily's 82 minute Walk Through. "That's 19 seconds per square foot". Emily explains...

A turf battle during a deal? No, literally Bart has a story for you.

Stolen A/C? Why not Bart goes into details.

Hiscox/Morehead...Can't make this Sh*t up. Jess has a contract with that title between buyers and sellers. 

Sometimes it's 2+2 Equals 5...

Jess & Emily touch each other... Get in on the action by downloading now!

Another educational and truly entertaining podcast. #tuneintoenjoy

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Hosts:

Jess Morris & Emily Konopasek

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“Can’t Have an Orgasm Without Tension” With Dr. Kelly Bushéy

“Can’t Have an Orgasm Without Tension” With Dr. Kelly Bushéy

August 2, 2021

Join Jess and Emily as they work through common real estate issues and thought processes with Dr. Kelly L. Bushéy who has a PhD in psychology and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and a Board Certified Tele-mental Health Counselor (BC-TMH). She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and helps individuals with stress, anxiety, anger, rage, sadness, and grief (among other needs).  Additionally, Dr. Bushéy is the Founder of Cherith Counseling & Conference Ministries and is a motivational speaker for conferences, workshops, and seminars. In addition, she is one of an esteemed few to be an Authorized Instructor for the Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis (T-JTA), which enables her to provide counselor certification training for the T- JTA.  She enjoys working with diverse cultures. As a result of her extensive work with Native American Indian youth, Dr. Bushéy was recognized as an Associate Member of the National Congress for American Indians (NCAI). She is recognized as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Native Americans and is also a member of the Society of Indian Psychologists. 

Dr. Kelly Bushèy is also Co-Host of "Bringing Intimacy Back"

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Hosts:

Jess Morris & Emily Konopasek

IG: @realestatereality 

Producer:

DeShawn Robinson 

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Don’t Become a Realtor IF… & “We Have To Buy It Now I Just Pooped It”

Don’t Become a Realtor IF… & “We Have To Buy It Now I Just Pooped It”

July 23, 2021

Want to become a real estate agent? 

"What does your husband or wife think about bringing a third person into your marriage?" -Emily Konopasek

Enjoy this episode as Jess and Emily go through some of the many funny and crazy quotes by other agents in the field and then they discuss.

Ever get locked out of a house? Have trouble gaining access during showings to a house? 

Have you ever had an inspector, inspect the wrong house and then turn it into a sale!? Emily shares this crazy story!

Cellophane over the toilet while showing and buyers have to use the bathroom? Because why not!? You don't want to miss this one!

Ever offer to buy your clients dinner with no money? Emily pulls off a miracle!

Realtor: "How did it go?"  Jess Morris: "The number 2 or the showing?" 

Getting caught vandalizing and removing signs... So many funny and crazy stories! You don't want to miss this episode!

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Grandpa’s Not Dead Yet & Grandmas Topless on a Lawn Mower with Keith Isaac

Grandpa’s Not Dead Yet & Grandmas Topless on a Lawn Mower with Keith Isaac

July 16, 2021

This episode could've had multiple titles! Like "He Shoots and She Scores" With Keith Isaac or "The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth" With Keith Isaac!

Either way, we sit down with professional photographer Keith Isaac who has over 15 years of experience and has grown his business and reputation "shot for shot" and "house for house" in SWFL organically. Keith is a legend in his own right and a go-to in real estate photography in South Florida.

He's even been accused by some in the business including Emily for being "Too Good" that she now tells him "Do a Good Job, Not a Great Job!"

Over those years Keith has accumulated quite a few stories and has seen some things from one extreme to the next. Nazi Shrine? Clown Porn? Ever witness a live Deer murder? Keith has.

We also find out Keith is very observant and also has an amazing memory.

Neighborhood whack job? Jess shares a story.

We discuss everything from dolls... jugs, panthers, and cougars to covering up grandpa.

You can't miss this episode! 

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Don’t Feed Your Horse McDonalds, Parrot Ghosts & 6ft Deep To Italy with Joe Epifanio

Don’t Feed Your Horse McDonalds, Parrot Ghosts & 6ft Deep To Italy with Joe Epifanio

July 9, 2021

How low will you go to sell a home? According to Joe Epifanio or "Real Estate Joe" of the Epifanio Team, it's 6ft deep in a business suit.

How far will Joe go to sell a home? Apparently to Italy. Listen in as Joe shares with us some crazy remarkable stories and the lengths he had to go to close the deal.

Ever seen side-by-side toilets at the top of the stairs? Joe has, you can't miss this.

House of a thousand dolls? Creepy right? Jess shares a crazy story from one of her deals.

Sweaty bloody nipples... Because why not? Emily has a fun story with them staring her right in the face.

Emily and Jess square off over fireworks!

Have any animals that need to be rescued? Joe and his wife Ally are animals lovers and may be able to help! Reach out!

So much jaw-dropping entertainment to unpack in such a little time you won't be disappointed.

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Devil Eyes & Lace Blue Thong Bribes With Lauren Maxwell

Devil Eyes & Lace Blue Thong Bribes With Lauren Maxwell

June 25, 2021

The queen of mortgage herself Lauren Maxwell of the Maxwell Mortgage Team swings by to drop knowledge and share some crazy stories.  

Lauren is a powerhouse in her own right and has done over 300Million personally in closed loan volume and over half a billion with her team.

Have you ever had satan look you in the eyes? Lauren may have. Listen to this story!

What's Lauren's outlook in this hot market? "Buy and Buy Now" Here's why...

Renting Vs Buying... We dive into the details 

The comeback of the century! Lauren discusses how she lost everything and had to build it all back during the crash.

Emily's unintentional appraiser bribe... we'll give you a clue... it was see-through and blue lace...

Everyone's a real estate agent and everyone's an MLO, how do we stand out in this business and not get discouraged? 

Thinking about hiring a credit repair company? Warning! Better listen to Lauren's take on it.

What's Lauren's bread and butter and why?

Why you should never say no or judge a book by its cover and how that advice Lauren gave Jess years ago translated into multiple deals and a long-lasting friendship. Emily can also attest to this as she shares a success story.

Bankruptcy? Foreclosures? New Construction Loans? Manufactured Home Loans? Zero Credit? It's all here!

Experience, success, advice, and knowledge aside Lauren also give back!

Join her in giving back to the community as she has already committed to purchasing 200 backpacks for kids in need for school with the Immokalee backpack drive. She will also match whatever brought in.

Lauren also picks out a family in need every month to give them a $1,000 check. Know a family who could use help? Listen in to see if they might qualify.

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Tie Dyed Vibrations..WAP, Never Open The Top Drawer & Half In The Bag With Chris Lecca

Tie Dyed Vibrations..WAP, Never Open The Top Drawer & Half In The Bag With Chris Lecca

June 12, 2021

So Top Real Estate Producer Chris Lecca joins Jess and Emily and shares some of his crazy stories and encounters that he has had in Real Estate...

Ever had a wooden survey stake thrown at you by a client? Chris, has been stabbed in the chest...Press Play.

Murder/Suicide Houses? Nothing to joke about but why not? Listen in for more.

We apologize but we left our "Fax" machines back in 2005.

No name drops but dealing with other agents and biggest pet peeves? Tune in...We guarantee you'll cringe.

Listings full of bud light? Red solo cups full of bourbon at 10am? Ok..

"No Contingent Seas" The boat, the myth the legend and WAP...

Last but not least realtor photo staging 101... NEVER OPEN THE TOP DRAWER... Chris, knew better, but just couldn't help himself and had to learn the hard way tie dyed vibration style.

Be prepared to be entertained. You can't miss this episode.

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What could go wrong? PTSD, Toads on Ice, Concussions, Booty Calls,Venmo and Bank Statements

What could go wrong? PTSD, Toads on Ice, Concussions, Booty Calls,Venmo and Bank Statements

June 5, 2021

Ever been shot in the head with a paintball gun?

Join Emily and Jess as they sit down and trade war stories with MLO (Mortgage Loan Originator) and wild man Steven Calabrese.

Steve shares his story and his first mortgage deal ever where PTSD almost literally gave him PTSD...

What are some of the craziest things Steve has seen on bank statements when trying to get clients approved? You'll have to tune in and listen.

Emily has been fired again!? 

What you shouldn't do when trying to get a mortgage...

How do you handle your frog problems? 

Be sure to show "love and support" "Listen, Like and Share"  this week's craziness and episode on the Real Estate Reality Podcast!

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