Chris Clothier

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Celebrating 5,000 Real Estate Investment Properties under Property Management!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Sep 20, 2018

After 15 years, this week, Memphis Invest celebrated closing on our 5,000th property!

This is a HUGE milestone for us, and also for the people that helped get us to where we are. From our clients, to our staff, vendors, and residents, we are extremely grateful for everyone that has been a part of growing our company and our vision.

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Topics: property management, turnkey real estate

Investors Can’t Afford to Sleep on the Booming Memphis Real Estate Market

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Sep 19, 2018

When an opportunity is at your doorstep, it’s best to pay attention. For real estate investors, there is nothing more exciting than a real estate market on the rise. The moves we’ve seen in the Memphis real estate market over the past year shows profound promise for homeowners, sellers, and investors alike.

Here’s everything that you need to know.

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Topics: Memphis real estate, Memphis real estate news

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Sep 18, 2018

Our amazing 'Turnkey Transformation' for today is in Dallas, TX. This renovation was lot different than our standard rehab, due to the fact that this house had some fire damage prior to us purchasing the property. We'll hear from Tye, the project manager for this property, to learn more about the rehab. But we'll also discuss the purchase method the investor used for this property as well, as it may shed some insight for other investors looking to finance their properties!

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Topics: property renovation, Self Directed IRA's, transformation

Memphis Invest Brings Turnkey Investors New Opportunities in St. Louis, Missouri

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Sep 14, 2018

When we first began this company fifteen years ago, Memphis Invest provided turnkey real estate investors with investment opportunities in our namesake town of Memphis, Tennessee. Over the years, we have carefully and meticulously analyzed market trends to expand those offerings in new investment markets.

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Topics: st. louis real estate

Top 8 Things to See & Do in Little Rock, Arkansas

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Sep 12, 2018

We’re not all able to see and visit our investment markets, but if ever you have the chance, it’s good to know where you can see and do the very best and authentic experiences that the city has to offer. While compared to other vacation destinations Little Rock, Arkansas may not sound like it has much in the way of a glamorous vacation getaway, you might be surprised what all this great city has to offer in terms of experiences.

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Topics: little rock, things to do

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Sep 11, 2018

This week's 'Turnkey Transformation' property is located in Horn Lake, MS. Now I know what you might be thinking, when did Memphis Invest start having properties in Mississippi? That's a great question and I'm happy to tell you that in addition to Memphis, Dallas, Houston, Little Rock and Oklahoma City, there are plenty of outlying markets that Memphis Invest has been able to enter in these large, sprawling cities.

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Topics: property renovation, transformation

The Unmistakable Opportunity of the Rental Market in Houston, TX

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Sep 7, 2018

The survey is in: it’s more expensive than ever to live in Houston. While Space City still boasts one of the more affordable markets for its size, residents used to its level of affordability may find the temperature of the housing market just a little too hot for their tastes.

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Topics: houston real estate, houston economy

What You Think You Want VS What You Actually Need from Your Turnkey Company

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Sep 5, 2018

Sometimes what we think we want and what we actually need can be two radically different things. The same can be true of our real estate investment journey, especially for new investors who may not have the years of experience to know how to expertly navigate the business.

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Topics: customer service in real estate, new real estate investors

Memphis Invest Turnkey Transformation of the Week!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Sep 4, 2018

Our 'Turnkey Transformation' for this week is a property that is located in Little Rock, AR. It's been about a year since we started in the Little Rock market, and it was a smooth transition for us with the city being so similar to Memphis. With a steady market, affordable prices and high demand for housing, Little Rock is a great, stable investment for many turnkey investors. Memphis shares a lot of the same qualities, which is why both cities are a perfect fit for a real estate portfolio!

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Topics: property renovation, 1031 Exchange, transformation

Cutting Down on Your Financial Burn Rate

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Aug 31, 2018

Finding success investing in real estate isn’t always as clear cut as it seems: it’s not enough to just have a good property with a good tenant managed by a good company. If you want to grow your investments, increase your passive income, and meet your financial goals, you’ve got to dive deep into money management and financial strategies.

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Topics: money management