Chris Clothier

Recent Posts

Eliminating 5 Major Real Estate Investment Headaches

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

Some days, investing in real estate can give you a real headache. Maybe you’ve been doing this thing on your own. You that one resident is driving you crazy. Or maybe you’ve been up late, worried sick about that one property that just isn’t turning a profit, and you’re sick of seeing red month after month. Or those property renovations that were supposed to be finished in three weeks are still going after three months.

Read More

Topics: real estate investing

10 Reasons We Love Turnkey Real Estate Investing

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 16, 2017

It’s no surprise, but we love real estate investment. Specifically, turnkey real estate investment. Yes, we like to be realistic about the challenges that can come with this business, but make no mistake—it’s our passion.

We’ve been in this business for a long time, and despite all the many challenges and struggles that come with the industry, we can’t help but be head-over-heels for turnkey real estate. Why? We’ll tell you.

Read More

Topics: turnkey investing

Passive Investment for Your Retirement: Turnkey Real Estate 101

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Oct 14, 2017

More and more, we’re growing increasingly uncertain about the future. We don’t live in a world where people stay in the same careers for 30, 40 years.

We don’t live in the same cities. Change is a part of life, and there’s a certain level of excitement—and anxiety—that comes about with that.

The younger generation—and not so young, as older millennials are well into their 30’s—are struggling to find where their financial security rests.

Read More

Topics: turnkey investing

4 Things to Know About Expanding Your Turnkey Real Estate Portfolio

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Oct 12, 2017

New turnkey real estate investors are often excited to see those first few passive income checks come in at the end of the month. It’s thrilling to start earning passive income! It doesn’t take long to start wondering how you can start scaling and growing your streams of cash flow. After all, it takes more than one property to sustain your financial future!

Read More

Topics: growing your portfolio

Why Buy-and-Hold is Ideal in Real Estate Investment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Recent studies from CNBC and Housingwire lament the returns on real estate flips. For three quarters, returns have been dropping, largely due to increased competition with buy-and-hold investors in the search for properties priced under market value.

As markets nationwide experience rising prices, such deals are harder to come by and the need for traditional financing has caused many flippers to purchase properties at full market value, which has hurt their returns.

Read More

Topics: Buy & Hold Strategy

4 Ways Turnkey Real Estate Crushes Stress & Investment Uncertainty

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 9, 2017

Any time you’re dealing with money, it can be a stressful event. When it comes down to something like investing, it becomes even more daunting. For many people, investing conjures up ideas of the stock market and day trading: methods full of risk that can leave you stressed and broke by the end of the week.

Read More

Topics: turnkey investing

Is Getting a Real Estate License Worth It for Investors?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Oct 7, 2017

Should real estate investors get a real estate license? 

It's a common question in the biz. The answer is a bit fuzzy, if only because it really comes down to an individual real estate investor's personal goals and strategy. There are many factors that make it more or less useful to a particular investor over another.

Read More

Topics: real estate license

Is There an Ideal Time to Invest in Real Estate?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Oct 5, 2017

Some say that a sense of timing is everything. It’s all about being in the right place at the right time. For many of us, waiting for the right time can become a security blanket.

We use it as an excuse to stop ourselves from taking leaps of faith. When it comes to investing in real estate, would-be investors make this excuse, too.

Read More

Topics: invest in real estate

Earn More Passive Income: 6 Secrets to Retaining Long-Term Residents

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Oct 3, 2017

If we want to be at our very best as real estate investors, we've got to maximize our earning potential. Your passive income is affected by a lot of different factors: risk management, maintenance, mortgage, insurance, expenses, rent, and, yes...your residents.

Read More

Topics: passive income, tenant retention, resident retention

Determining the Right Investment Market: A Guide for Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Real estate investors are bombarded with an overwhelming amount of information each and every day.

Whether it’s news and blogs or data from property hunting, there’s just a lot to sift and sort through. And there’s never more information to deal with than when looking for new targets to add to your portfolio.

Read More

Topics: real estate market