9 Questions Every Investor Should Ask a Turnkey Investment Company ~ And Why!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Oct 27, 2016

Turnkey real estate investment is one of those things that a lot of people want to get into but a lot of people don’t really understand.  

This is one of the most important articles you will read if you want to passively invest in real estate...Period!

How do it work? What’s the process? Where do I start? Is it really passive? Can I trust someone else to handle my investments?

There’s a lot of soul-searching to do when deciding whether or not you want to turn to turnkey real estate investment, but even more important than the questions you ask yourself are the questions you ask your potential turnkey investment partner.

The company that you choose to work with is paramount to your success in turnkey investing! Their success, their reputation, their experience, their expertise—it all matters!

Want to learn all about turnkey real estate investment? Read our whitepaper.

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Topics: turnkey real estate

The 5 Absolute Best Pieces of Advice for New Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Oct 19, 2016

No one gives new real estate investors enough credit.

It’s a tough gig. There’s so much to do, so much to learn, and there’s so much information to digest that it’s really no small wonder that anyone sticks with this crazy business. Well, okay. It’s super worth it and super rewarding, so that’s probably why people keep doing it.

But that sure doesn’t make starting any easier! There are a thousand sources, guides and gurus trying to teach you about the hundreds of different ways to invest in real estate and it’s honestly overwhelming. It’s intimidating. It downright makes your head hurt.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a flipper, a turnkey real estate investor, a wholesaler, crowdfunder, if you’re into land or commercial real estate, or if you just really dig REITs. This is the best advice we can give to anyone who wants to invest in real estate. Period.

That’s why here, we’ve compiled five simple, universal pieces of advice for new real estate investors.

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Are There Good Deals With Home Prices on the Rise?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 10, 2016

For those involved in real estate in any form or fashion, we’ve all noticed how home prices have shifted over the past few years. During the recession, home prices were at an all-time low. Real estate investors jumped on the opportunity to grab at cheap properties and make big profits.

It was honestly easy to invest and succeed.

But now, in markets across the country, prices have heated back up. The inventory of homes in foreclosure have decreased.

It’s not so easy to find those deals and make easy money.

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Topics: real estate market

Do Underrated Markets Make Better Real Estate Investments?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 4, 2016

New York, New York. San Francisco, California. Los Angeles, California. Miami, Florida.  

As real estate investors, we hear the names of these cities and get stars in our eyes. It's hard not to drool over such glamorous markets from time to time. After all, they've got it all: prestige, incredible properties, legendary profits ... what's not to love?

A lot of things, as it turns out. For one, competition in these sought-after markets is incredibly steep. International real estate investors want their slice of the pie when it comes to these markets, so you’re not just competing with domestic competitors. On top of that, the barrier to entry is lofty. It’s hard to crack into one of these markets. Most investors spend years clawing their way up to that point if they didn’t already have the capital to do so readily available.

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