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.

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Topics: Buy & Hold Strategy

Memphis Investment Property Management

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Oct 10, 2011

One of the biggest topics in real estate investing today revolves around property management and the struggles landlords have with either managing their properties themselves or hiring quality property management.  It stands as one of the biggest and sometimes most confusing and hard decisions for a real estate investor to make.

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Topics: investment property management, landlord, Memphis property management, Buy & Hold Strategy

Memphis Real Estate | Investment Property - 1st Quarter Numbers

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Apr 8, 2011

  Chandler Reports, the local real estate information aggregating company, released their monthly tally last week which included 1st quarter totals for all things related to real estate in Memphis and the surrounding areas.  Memphis Invest is interested in many of the numbers including total sales, days on market, average sales price and number of transactions as each of these data points is very important to the over-all health of a market.  But we are also extremely interested in the over-all sales numbers for the area and for the 8th quarter in a row, MemphisInvest.com was the leader in local company home sales.

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Topics: Memphis cash flow, Discount investment property, Memphis foreclosures, Memphis Investment Property, Wholesale Properties in Memphis, Buy & Hold Strategy, Brett Clothier, investing in Memphis real estate, Marq Cobb, turn key real estate investing, Fannie Mae

Real Estate Investing - What Cash Investors really want

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Mar 28, 2011

As I was reading a report last week on the status of real estate investing in different markets around the United States, one number kept jumping out at me - the percentage of real estate investors paying cash was huge!  In some markets around the country, real estate investors paying cash made up more than 75% of the transactions.  Since real estate is a hyper-local industry, with each individual market able to vary wildly from the next, keeping an eye on the trends of investors before making assumptions is a huge task.

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Topics: Cash Flow Properties, Buy & Hold Strategy, investing in Memphis real estate, real estate investing advice

Memphis Investment Real Estate | January & February by the Numbers

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Mar 11, 2011

Memphis, Tennessee  -  Chandler Reports, the leading provider of real estate data, research and consulting information in the West Tennessee area, released the final numbers for real estate transactions in the Memphis area for February 2011.  After leading the Memphis greater metropolitan area for home sales in 2010, Memphis Invest has started 2011 strong leading both January and February in home sales.

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Topics: Memphis investment properties, Memphis cash flow, Discount investment property, buy discounted properties Memphis, MemphisInvest.com, Memphis Economic News, Buy & Hold Strategy

Memphis Real Estate | Taking the Temperature of the Water

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Mar 10, 2011
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Topics: Memphis investment properties, buy discounted properties Memphis, customer service, Buy & Hold Strategy, investing in Memphis real estate, build long term wealth

Buying Discount Foreclosure Properties | Shadow Inventories

Posted by Chris Clothier on Sat, Jan 15, 2011

So I wrote an article about the phenomenon going on with real estate owned by banks.  With an increase in the number of bank foreclosures in Memphis and the country and 2011 expected to have more foreclosures than any year on record, banks are being inundated with the need to sell property at discount pricing.  Unfortunatley, they are choosing instead to...

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Topics: invest in Memphis real estate, buy discounted properties Memphis, Buy & Hold Strategy, Real estate investment news

Real Estate Investors Taking Action on Memphis Cash Flow Properties!

Posted by Chris Clothier on Mon, Nov 22, 2010

Memphis Invest was in Dallas, TX. on November 20th and found a room full of investors ready to take action!  After announcing that Memphis Invest and Fortune Builders would be in Dallas for a one-day event at the Embassy Suites in Grapevine, the room quickly filled up with 72 investors confirming their seats and getting ready to learn about Memphis real estate investing. 

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Topics: Discount investment property, buy discounted properties Memphis, Cash Flow Properties, Fortune Builders, Memphis discount properties, Buy & Hold Strategy, Memphis Cash Flow Tours

Buy & Hold is a True Long-Term Strategy for Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Aug 13, 2010

Part 2 of 2

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Topics: Memphis cash flow, Chris Clothier, Memphis property management, Memphis wholesale property, Memphis discount properties, Buy & Hold Strategy

Buy & Hold is a True Long-Term Strategy for Real Estate Investors

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Aug 12, 2010

Did you see this article online this week about real estate investing?  This is EXACTLY what we do in Memphis, TN and why our clients are poised to do fantastic on their discount investment property portfolios.

Source: Les Christie, staff writer, On Thursday August 5, 2010,  CNN Money

No More Flips? RE Investors are now in Buy-and-Hold Mode

The real estate market is still dominated by distressed properties, and as opportunistic investors, we can’t ignore short sales, foreclosures, and defaulted note buying. One thing seems to be changing though. Whereas the preferred exit strategy used to be flipping a property or note for a quick profit, that strategy no longer works in many cases, due partly to new federal rules such as HAFA and HAMP, restrictions on same-day transactions, seasoning requirements, and general market factors.

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Topics: invest in Memphis real estate, MemphisInvest.com, Cash Flow Properties, Chris Clothier, Buy & Hold Strategy