Chris Clothier

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4 Benefits of Being "All In" As a Turnkey Real Estate Investor

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Total dedication can be an intimidating prospect. Most of us like to keep at least a small part of ourselves held back. It’s a self-preservation tactic. When it comes to investing in anything, there’s inherent risk, and because of that risk, we don’t always treat our investments as we should.

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Topics: turnkey investors, success in real estate investment

6 Dangerous Mindsets Passive Investors Must Change to Succeed

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 18, 2018

Success in real estate investment is often hard-won. It comes with a lot of time, dedication, and commitment. There’s so much planning and strategizing that goes into it. There can be setbacks, heartbreak, and frustrations along the way. Lessons are learned. We grow not just personally, but professionally.

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Topics: investing mistakes to avoid

4 Promising Facts About Oklahoma City’s Economy & Innovation in 2018

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Jul 17, 2018

If you’re not from the area, Oklahoma City is not likely on your radar. But let us tell you, there are some exciting developments going on in this city. As real estate investors, we believe that there is something valuable and thrilling about really and truly getting to know the cities and markets in which you invest. We’re talking about going beyond dry statistics and charts.

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Topics: oklahoma city

5 Big Reasons Turnkey Investors Should Get to Know Their Investment Markets

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Jul 13, 2018

We’ve been talking a lot about markets lately. At Memphis Invest, the process that goes into selecting an investment market before we bring new investment opportunities to you, our investors, is a long one. So many complex factors go into our market analysis.

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Topics: passive investing

Why DFW is the Fastest Growing Metroplex in the Nation (And What It Means for Investors)

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 11, 2018

When they say everything’s bigger in Texas, they really aren’t kidding. Just to give you a real glimpse into the size of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, let us give you some quick comparisons. The metroplex itself encompasses 9,286 square miles, making it larger than both Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. It includes 13 Texas counties and boasts a population of roughly 7.4 million as of the 2017 census estimate.

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Topics: Dallas real estate, dfw metroplex

We ♥ Memphis: 3 Facts About Memphis Food & Culture Investors Should Know

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Jul 6, 2018

As turnkey real estate investors, there’s often a temptation to be “hands off” when it comes to the markets you invest in. There is, however, something not only beneficial but special about actually getting to know the places where you invest.

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Topics: Memphis food, Memphis restaurants, Memphis redevelopment, Memphis attractions

4 Setbacks Keeping You from a Million-Dollar Real Estate Portfolio

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Jul 3, 2018

Do you wonder why you aren’t accomplishing your financial goals faster? Frustrated that you haven’t achieved that million-dollar real estate portfolio yet? Investing in real estate is an incredibly rewarding experience full of opportunities and the potential for financial freedom beyond that of any other investing avenue. That said, there will always be some troubleshooting involved if you want to make the most of your investing experience.

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Topics: real estate investing mistakes, investing mistakes to avoid

Where's Your "Own It" Attitude as a Real Estate Investor?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Passive real estate investors can fall into this temptation to keep their investments at arm’s length. After all, they’re not really responsible for the outcome, right? They’re just putting the money in. Someone else is really handling it. If things go south, it’s not your fault. You keep a loose grip on things just in case you have to pull your ripcord and stop your freefall because the ground feels like it’s just getting a little too close.

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Topics: success in real estate investment

Solving 3 Big Reasons New Real Estate Investors Struggle

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Jun 26, 2018

Embarking on a new venture is always fraught with some level of struggle. Whether it’s late nights up worrying about the right next steps, whether or not your choices were the right ones, or wrestling with your own limitations and inexperience, it’s just a tough time.

This is certainly true as it relates to new real estate investors.

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Topics: investing mistakes to avoid

4 Factors That Make Your Investment Market Matter

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Jun 22, 2018

When you’re a passive real estate investor, you have to reframe how you think about the real estate market. Other investors and even homebuyers all have a different approach to why they buy properties when and where.

Passive real estate investors have to take a unique approach when selecting their real estate markets if they hope to achieve long-term financial success.

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Topics: real estate market