Behind the podcast mics: Samantha McLean and Leanne Pilkington reflect on 2022 highlights and what’s in store for real estate in 2023

Elite Agent Managing Editor Samantha McLean and Courageous Conversations host Leanne Pilkington, reflect on the year that was, the behind-the-scenes gossip, the interesting guests and what’s in store for property in 2023.

It has been a huge year on the Elevate podcast, with a host of high-profile guests, including Cara Atchison, Ryan Serhant and Matt Altman, sharing their thoughts on the industry and how you can all improve in business and in life.

In this special episode of the Elevate podcast, Courageous Conversations host Leanne Pilkington and Elite Agent Managing Editor Samantha McLean come together for a 2022 wrap – talking everything from their favourite guests to the most inspirational stories and the biggest industry issues.

If you’re looking to catch up on the hottest guests on the Elevate podcast and all the big issues of 2022, then this episode is for you.

“I just want everyone to remember that the clients are the centre of everything we do and to take that into 2023.” – Leanne Pilkington

Samantha and Leanne also discuss:

2.20 – What’s driving inflation, why it’s different this time around and whether the RBA will be able to get it under control
3.22 – Leanne’s views on market resilience and why many agents are still performing well despite lower transaction numbers
4.10 – Leanne reveals her favourite moments on the podcast this year
4.58 – Who was Sam’s favourite guest this year?
6.04 – With all the reality TV around, Leanne and Sam debate who is better at real estate, Australian agents or US Agents?
7.45 – Leanne and Sam share their views on the two seasons of Luxe Listings Sydney that dropped this year
10.01 – The most listened-to podcast episode of the year
11.28 – Leanne talks about her favourite guests on the Courageous Conversations podcast and why she likes to dig into the stories behind the stories
14.50 – Leanne’s approach to planning for the new year
16.11 – How Leanne hopes to use her influence for good in 2023
17.45 – Leanne’s thoughts on easing the current rental crisis and how a couple of her upcoming guests are trying to help fix the issue
20.27 – What Leanne has in store for Real Women in Real Estate in 2023 and the events she is putting together.

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Samantha McLean

Samantha McLean is the Co-Founder and Managing Editor of Elite Agent and Host of the Elevate Podcast.