Chris Clothier

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Where to Focus Your Energy While Investing in Real Estate

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, May 15, 2018

When it comes to investing in real estate, it seems like there are a million and one things to do. To be truly successful in this business, however, it’s crucial that we as owners are focusing our energies on doing the right things.

If you want to really grow your net worth and reach your financial goals—whether it’s crafting the perfect million dollar portfolio, retiring early, or fueling your lifelong ambitions—you have to have focus.

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Topics: success in real estate investment

3 Things That Make Real Estate Investors Panic (And Why You Shouldn't)

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, May 12, 2018

Money matters can make the best of us feel anxious from time to time. We’ve all seen what happens when stocks crash. Despite the fact that the company could very well recover, many panicked investors, rather than risk losing any more of their money than they already have, sell and jump ship instead of holding on to hope.

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Topics: turnkey investors

Balance: The Key to Turnkey Investment Success

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, May 8, 2018

In some way or another, we’re all searching for balance. Whether we’re trying to juggle our professional and personal lives, looking for space for both ourselves and our relationships, or even a more balanced diet, the quest for the perfect ratio of everything in each aspect of our lives is never ending.

Balance is also an integral part of the turnkey investment equation. If you want to find success as a real estate investor—growing a portfolio, seeing your net worth increase, and having your assets multiply over time—you have to understand the value of balance from the very beginning.

This is what you need to understand about balance as a turnkey real estate investor.

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4 Asset Analysis Tips on the Road to a Million Dollar Investment Portfolio

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, May 4, 2018

If someone were to ask us what the most important things were in determining the success of a real estate investor, one of the top items on our list would be asset analysis.

You would be surprised just how many investors are out-of-touch with the actual details of their portfolios. Ultimately, this leads to unchecked risks, blind spots, and big trouble.

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Topics: asset analysis

4 Ideas That Eliminate Intimidation From Real Estate Investing

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, May 1, 2018

Does the idea of investing in real estate intimidate you? If you’ve never invested or only ever invested in stocks or similar investments, something so self-directed can be a lot to handle. It’s not that you don’t want to invest in real estate. You’ve heard great things.

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Topics: turnkey investing

Must-Haves for Turnkey Investment Success: Commitment

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Apr 27, 2018

What does it really take for a turnkey investor to succeed? There are a lot of factors that go into one’s investment success, and while you can argue that many are beyond your control: market conditions, happenstance, even dumb luck...there are so many factors that are in your hands as owner and investor.

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4 Tips When Faced with a Changing Real Estate Market

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Change can be scary. When it comes to our investments, it can be even scarier. We don’t like uncertainty in the investment game, so when it feels like things might be on shaky ground, our temptation may be to panic or even jump ship. Whether it’s a regular market fluctuation, economic downturn, or something else altogether, a rapid or suddenly changing real estate market can make our heads spin.

What’s a real estate investor to do? Here are your best steps when faced with a market that’s shifting beneath your feet.


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Topics: real estate market

Real Estate Market Update: 2018 First Quarter Overview

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Apr 20, 2018

With 2018’s first quarter for real estate in the books, many real estate experts are starting to revisit their predictions, examine patterns, and make adjustments to their theories and projections. For real estate investors, it’s always valuable to keep abreast of market conditions, particularly for the markets you happen to be invested in.

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Topics: real estate market

Rethinking Outdated Financial Advice for Successful Investing

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Where finances are concerned, we have this “tried and true” mentality that often keeps us from updating age-old financial advice. We believe that if it worked in the past—for our grandparents and parents—hey, it’ll work for us and our kids, too, right?

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Topics: financial strategy

The How & Why of Real Estate Market Analysis for Passive Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Apr 13, 2018

Every community has a distinct and unique environment. Their economy is their own, their job market is specific, and the real estate market is distinct.

As real estate investors, it’s dangerous to treat any real estate market exactly like another. You’re dealing with an entirely unique set of factors that can profoundly affect not only your buying potential, but your investment opportunities, growth potential, passive income, and future risk.

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Topics: real estate market