Top 5 Tips for Building a Stronger Portfolio in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 29, 2017

ROI is one of those buzz words in real estate investment. People say it all the time but no one really seems to know what it means or how to actually measure it, do they? ROI, or return-on-investment, can generally be summed up as the profitability of any given investment.

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Topics: increasing returns, Passive Cash Flow, increase your ROI

5 New Year's Resolutions for Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 26, 2017

A new year. We ring it in with champagne, fireworks, kisses and confetti. Along with it comes a hope for something different — something better than before. No matter how good or how bad your 2017 was, 2018 just seems like the kind of year to get it right.

Plenty of people make resolutions — to lose weight, to change jobs, to buy their first investment property, to buy their fifth investment property, to achieve a previously unconquered goal. Within a week or two, we usually fall back into old habits and quietly forget we decided to make a change at all.

Don’t let that happen this year!
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Topics: new years resolutions

6 Things They Don't Tell You About Turnkey Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 22, 2017

In real estate investment, there’s always talk about which strategy is the best.

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Real Estate Market Overview: 3 Things to Know About Little Rock, AR

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 19, 2017

As real estate investors, it’s important to know your market. For passive real estate investors, you may not be involved in the day-to-day operations of your real estate investments—you might not even be all that involved in acquiring your properties! As busy people, you don’t want to have to sweat the small stuff. What you do want to know is that your investments are in good hands.

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Topics: real estate market, affordable investment properties, little rock

5 Ways Real Estate Investors Can Earn Big Over the Holidays

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 15, 2017

The holidays are great. It’s the time of year where we cozy up, break out the cocoa, and spend time with friends, family, and plenty of good food. As real estate investors, however, we tend to neglect one important thing about the holiday season: it’s a great time to get ahead. The fourth quarter of any year tends to drag when it comes to real estate.

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Topics: reat estate tax advantages, selling a property, holidays

Are Private Money Lenders Your Best Bet in Real Estate Investment?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Financing can be tricky to navigate in real estate investment. For the most part, your average real estate investor won’t be paying for their properties in cash—at least, not in the very beginning. And with limits on the number of mortgages you can take out, there have to be alternative real estate investor financing options, right?

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Topics: passive real estate investing, Investment property financing

You're a Turnkey Investor...Now What? 4 Next Steps to Financial Greatness

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 8, 2017

Taking the plunge as a turnkey real estate investor is the first step to the beginning of a bright financial future. You’ve found your turnkey provider that you trust, you’ve started building a solid relationship, purchased the property, and started generating passive income.

So...now what?

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Topics: turnkey investing

13 Books on Real Estate Investing & the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Anyone who knows me knows I love to read. I'm always looking for ways to educate myself on my interests, but I also enjoy a page-turning novel as well!

I wanted to put together a list of resources for you, books that I can honestly say have impacted me both personally and professionally. As you can tell, not all of these are real estate books, but they are all related to the success mindset! I strongly believe that in order to succeed, you have to surround yourself with the right people, the right resources, and the right attitude and these books are a great place to get started! If you're wanting to become a more successful investor and entrepreneur, I hope you check these titles out - each book image is linked to Amazon for easy shopping!

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Topics: passive investing, Great books for real estate, turnkey investing, Entrepreneurial Mindset

3 Reasons to Say YES! to Passive Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Dec 1, 2017

When you think of an investment opportunity, what comes to mind? If we’re thinking generally, we likely have images of handing over a few thousand dollars to a broker, taking on a healthy dose of risk, and hoping that our investment pays out in the end.

In traditional investments like stocks and buying shares in a company, it always feels like something of a gamble. An investor doesn’t have all that much control over what happens—all they can do is hope for the best!

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Topics: passive investing